Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 35: 2020 Austrian Grand Prix Qualifying Analysis

Welcome to Episode 35 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson!

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In this episode joining George we have sports journalist Louis Edwards, motorsport fanatic Rhys Evans, and engineering student Owain Medford.

The first qualifying session of 2020 threw up some surprises, such as Lando Norris putting his McLaren in the fourth spot on the grid, and four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel missing out on Q3.

In This Episode

[0:55] Valtteri Bottas drawing first blood in the Mercedes qualifying battle

[2:16] Are Red Bull better set up for the race than qualifying?

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[4:01] Best qualifying performance ever from Lando Norris

[5:00] Both cars in Q3 was an incredible performance from Racing Point

[6:24] Ferrari are where they deserve to be

[8:01] Renault missed out after Ferrari’s missteps

[9:28] Alpha Tauri performed about as expected

[10:14] Could be another difficult season for Hass

[11:16] A good showing for George Russell

[12:27] A disappointing day out for Alfa Romeo

[13:41] Red Bull’s DAS protest thrown out

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