F1 NATION: Max’s move? Sainz’s switch? Fernando’s future? – We predict the 2025 grid and preview the Australian Grand Prix

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Another race week means another edition of the F1 Nation podcast as the crew get together not only to preview the upcoming Australian Grand Prix but also discuss a driver market that has been buzzing away since the start of the year…

In this episode, host Tom Clarkson is joined by F1 presenter Natalie Pinkham and L’Equipe’s Fred Ferret to predict the 2025 grid, debating where the likes of Sergio Perez, Alex Albon, Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon, Carlos Sainz and Saudi Arabia super-sub Ollie Bearman could end up.

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Will Red Bull stick with their current duo? Who will fill the void left by Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes when he leaves for Ferrari? Can Aston Martin keep hold of Alonso for another year? All of these questions and more are tackled by the team.

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Plus, there’s an in-depth chat about who will challenge for the win and the podium on the streets of Albert Park, while we also find out who knows the most about the Australian Grand Prix in a special edition of ‘Quiz the Nation’.

Tune into the latest 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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