Pastor Maldonado on reputations, racing hard and that win in Spain
Pastor Maldonado was always a headline maker. The Venezuelan arrived in F1 in 2011 with Williams as GP2 champion, and the very next year delivered the team a first win in over seven years with a dazzling performance in Spain.
But for all his speed, and all his talent, Maldonado also found himself on the end of a large amount of criticism, sometimes from his fellow drivers, sometimes from the press, for his flamboyant and always committed approach.
This week on F1's official podcast - Beyond The Grid, supported by Bose - Maldonado pulls no punches as he discusses the highs and lows of his F1 career with host Tom Clarkson, including that famous victory in Barcelona, his run-ins with other drivers, being labelled a pay driver, the pressure from his homeland and much, much more...