F1 NATION: A Verstappen masterclass and a Mercedes resurgence - it's our Spain GP review

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Spain delivered an absolutely faultless performance from Max Verstappen, a welcome return to form from Mercedes and a few moments of controversy to boot.

And as the F1 drivers head off into the sunset for a well-deserved break before Canada, the F1 Nation crew are here to chew over all the action and key talking points from the race in Barcelona.

HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the action from the Spanish Grand Prix as Verstappen dominates to take victory

Host Tom Clarkson is joined by German journalist Christian Menath, from MotorsportMagazin.com, and Spanish journalist Jesus Balseiro, of Diario AS, to discuss all the action from Barcelona, including why we should revel in the sheer greatness on display from the two-time World Champion as he secured another race win.

There's also the return to form of Mercedes to look back on – are they finally on their way back to the top after a double podium in Barcelona?

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You’ll hear what Lewis Hamilton thinks about their upgrades, after he finished P2 and George Russell stormed from 12th to third.

The double podium also saw Mercedes move above Aston Martin in the constructors' standings, with Fernando Alonso only able to manage P7 at his home race. His team mate Lance Stroll came home a place ahead in sixth.

There's also discussion about the difficult Sundays for Carlos Sainz, Charles Leclerc and also Lando Norris. Plus, Esteban Ocon joins the pod after following his Monaco podium with a solid P8 result.

READ MORE: Hamilton hails ‘really mega’ progress for Mercedes after double podium in Spain

Tune into the Spanish Grand Prix review episode of F1 Nation by hitting go on the audio player above – or by clicking here to listen via your preferred podcasting provider.

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