Formula 1 heads to the streets of Baku for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with this week’s episode of F1 Nation looking ahead to the eighth race of this exciting 2022 season.

    Tom Clarkson, Natalie Pinkham and a returning Damon Hill look ahead to this weekend’s race, as they examine which teams will be best-suited to the fast street circuit, and how that might impact the championship battle.

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    The hosts also discuss the intra-team rivalry at Red Bull, after Sergio Perez took victory in Monaco two weeks ago. It was soon announced that the Mexican would remain with the team until at least the end of 2024.

    Also on this week’s agenda are Daniel Ricciardo’s struggles at McLaren so far this season, while as a bonus, Damon reveals his sporting heroes. And finally, can Carlos Sainz get involved in the championship fight – or is this a three-horse race?

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