F1 NATION: Are we set for a fierce fight for Saudi Arabian GP victory on the world’s quickest street circuit?

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An action-packed season opener in Bahrain generated plenty of talking points heading to the next round in Saudi Arabia – and the F1 Nation crew have gathered to discuss them all before the racing resumes this weekend…

Joining host Tom Clarkson in this week’s preview episode are Natalie Pinkham and 1996 F1 world champion Damon Hill, as they ponder whether Red Bull will be pushed harder by their rivals at the super-fast Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

IT’S RACE WEEK: 5 storylines we’re excited about ahead of the 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

One of the toughest tests on the F1 calendar, the track has undergone several changes for 2023, with Saudi Arabian Grand Prix CEO Martin Whitaker stopping by to explain where it will look different this time out.

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After pushing Max Verstappen all the way at last year’s Saudi Arabia race, can Charles Leclerc and Ferrari bounce back from their Sakhir disappointment in style? And will Aston Martin’s strong start to the season continue?

The team also address the challenge ahead for the likes of Mercedes and McLaren, following their recent reality checks, while you can find out how you got on against the F1 Nation team in the first F1 Fantasy weekend of the campaign...

F1 INBOX: Your questions on Alonso, Leclerc and Aston Martin answered after the Bahrain Grand Prix

Tune into our Saudi Arabian Grand Prix preview 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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