F1 NATION: Challenging Red Bull and assessing the driver market – it's our 2024 season preview


After three days of pre-season testing, the new Formula 1 season is on the horizon with the drivers and teams preparing for the 2024 Bahrain Grand Prix.

With this year's race marking the event's 20th anniversary, the F1 Nation team are here to unpick all of the big stories and talking points going into the first race weekend of the season as well as preview the entire 2024 campaign.

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Tom Clarkson, Damon Hill, Natalie Pinkham and Pedro de la Rosa are on hand to discuss who looked strong in pre-season testing and who still has work to do.

Can Mercedes, Ferrari, Aston Martin and McLaren take the fight to reigning champions Red Bull and win races in 2024? What impact will the driver market have?

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The gang look to answer all those questions and more. Plus, which of Tom's F1 Nation team mates knows the most about the Bahrain Grand Prix? We'll find out in Quiz The Nation!

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Tune into the 2024 season preview episode of F1 Nation by hitting go on the audio player above or by clicking here to listen via your preferred podcasting provider.

Want to get your question answered by the F1 Nation gang on a future episode? Simply record it as a voice note and email it to F1Nation@F1.com.


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