Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 29: Who Had The Best Rookie Season?

Welcome to Episode 29 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson!

In this episode joining George we have F1 expert Alex Booth, sports journalist Mikael Kataja, and engineering student Owain Medford.

Recently we looked at the worst drivers of the 21st century, then counted down the best drivers of the century, but who has been the best rookie?

In This Episode

  • We count down the drivers who had the best rookie seasons from 10 to 1

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Formula 1 Grid Talk Podcast Dream Guest List

Our panellists have a dream list of guests that we would love to have on the podcast, and using the ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ concept, we would love to know if you could help connect us to any of the following people, to see if we can get them on the show.

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  • Toto Wolff
  • Nigel Mansell
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Jenson Button
  • Martin Brundle
  • Daniel Ricciardo
  • Charlie Martin
  • Sir Jackie Stewart
  • Murray Walker
  • Fernando Alonso
  • Roger Penske
  • Jason Plato and Matt Neal
  • Guenther Steiner
  • Kimi Raikkonen
  • Mika Hakkinen
  • Lando Norris
  • Pastor Maldonado
  • Frank Williams
  • Bernie Ecclestone
  • Patrick Head
  • Gordon Murray
  • Ross Brawn
  • Gerhard Burger
  • Nicky Grist
  • Gary Anderdon
  • Jann Mardenbrough