The Bloke and A Bird Show Episode 160

We’re back - we really wanted to do a show last week but we just ran out of hours in the weekend and couldn’t squeeze one in.

While we were gone, Lewis Hamilton became a 5 time F1 World Champion.

Santino Ferucci’s troubles with Trident is going to cost him over $500,000.

We’ve got a few more weeks until we know who will be driving alongside Daniel Kyviat at Toro Rosso next year.

Will the 2019 aero changes make the racing better? Maybe, maybe not.

F1 team bosses continue to meet without the FIA or FOM - and insist that the FOTA is not coming back.

Niki Lauda is out of the hospital as he continues to recover from his lung transplant.

Could cameras and screens replace mirrors in F1 cars?

Turns out Max Verstappen was out driving himself the beginning of the season.

Ferrari’s return to form appears to be due to the removal of 4 months worth of upgrades.

Is Mercedes troubles because they aren’t running their controversial new rear wheel?

Esteban Ocon and Kevin Magnussen were both disqualified from Austin due to fuel irregularities.

Haas’ appeal of Roman Grosjean’s Monza disqualification has failed.

Helmet cameras and glasses mounted cameras aren’t coming to F1 any time soon.

Daniel Riccardo will drive his Red Bull for the final two races of the year.

Fernando Alonso and NASCAR’s Jimmy Johnson will “trade” cars for laps of the track in Abu Dhabi.

Williams is fined for endangering one of their mechanics during Lance Stroll’s Mexico City pit stop.

Marcus Ericsson is headed to IndyCar for 2019

IndyCars have run on COTA for the first time ever.

And could IndyCar be going to Australia?

Posted on November 4, 2018 .