The Bloke and A Bird Show Episode 139

We did watch the Chinese before recording, but since we haven't had a chance to talk about the Bahrain GP yet that's where we focus this week.

To start with, here's where things stand in the Bloke and A Bird Fantasy GP League:

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In F1 broadcasting news - ESPN will show the remainder of the races this season commercial free, and F1 says that F1 TV Pro is coming in time for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Max Verstappen's crash in qualifying in Bahrain - turns out it was due to a "right foot oscillation"

Sergio Perez and Brendan Hartley got penalties for the same confusing formation lap incident.

Lewis Hamilton was upset by Max Verstappen's bungled pass - but they're better now.

The FIA isn't bothered by smoking Ferrari's.

Mercedes didn't react quickly enough to Ferrari responding to Mercedes' strategy.

Yes, Kimi's mechanic got hurt, but he's doing well and in good spirits. Kimi got beat up over his horrible pit stop - and we don't agree with the criticism.

Red Bull wants the Renault engines to be better, Renault has told their teams that they can push the engines harder, but post qualifying in China Daniel Riccardo said he's loosing faith in the manufacturer...

Zak Brown has a new title at McLaren, and the team admits that the season isn't going as well as they expected.

Force India has a fundamental problem with their car.

And there will be historic cars on track at Silverstone this year....

Posted on April 15, 2018 .