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Episode 77 - The National Anthem of Formula 1 - The Italian Grand Prix is complete and we run down all the action

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The weekend that Formula 1 needed was exactly what we got, and for once, everything fell into place. This week we discuss Max Mosley, FOTA, and the race in Italy, plus catchup with Fantasy Racers and your feedback.


It rained in Monza, and 5live almost got washed out, but thankfully, we're nice and dry!

Good week / Bad week

Good week for being timely, and for being the boss, but a bad week for Honda staff and the German Grand Prix.

News and views

Max Mosley is back, says we're stupid, and that he's not going anywhere. Meanwhile, the FOTA get their act together, choose their leaders, and decide what they're going to do. The big question is, when will they start doing it?


Qualifying was wet and would you have thought Fisichella would not only be the Force India driver to get through, but also to beat Hamilton and Räikkönen in one fell swoop.

The race

We talk about safety car starts, all those tyre choices and changes, Hamilton's unbelievable overtaking manoeuvres, and Vettel's wonderful win. We also take some calls with thoughts on Vettel and Kovalainen.


A voicemail and several emails this week, regarding Piquet and his tyres, NASCAR style results, and BMW strategies.


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