The Bloke and A Bird Show Episode 109

We're deep into summer break and things have gotten quiet, but we still found a bit to talk about this week.

It turns out Formula 1 hasn't been using champagne in it's podium ceremonies since 2015 - but thanks to a new deal with Carbon, it's back.

The French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard will have a chicane in the long straight, because passing.

Drivers are getting their mid-season reviews over the next few weeks from both team bosses, journalists, and of course themselves.

And F1 bosses say they don't need to get V8s to make engines exciting - we say make the racing better first.

Posted on August 13, 2017 .