F1 NATION: Diving into 2022's opening pre-season running at Barcelona
F1 is back and so is F1 Nation! Tom Clarkson, Damon Hill and Natalie Pinkham chat about the news, views and pre-season clues from three days of running in Barcelona.
Which teams have made strong starts, and which still have work to do?
Plus, the gang unpack rumours of 'brand-new' cars being prepared for the Official Pre-Season Test in Bahrain as squads aim to bring significant upgrade packages to the next sessions on March 10-12.
They also discuss the exciting early signs of closer wheel-to-wheel racing in 2022, while Aston Martin’s Performance Director, Tom McCullough, pops in to give us expert insight into this new generation of machines.
We also break down F1’s porpoising problem, hear tales of Damon’s worst pre-season sessions, and learn that we’ve all been pronouncing his name incorrectly – according to his mother, anyway…
Send your F1 questions to the 1996 world champion for our first Ask Damon of 2022. Record them as a voice note and email them to AskDamon@F1.com.
F1 Nation returns with a 2022 Season Preview on March 15 – after the Official Pre-Season Test. Listen to the latest episode in the player above, or via your preferred provider.