F1 NATION: Norris had the ‘best car’ in Spain – so how did Verstappen win? It’s our Barcelona review


On this week’s episode of F1 Nation, host Tom Clarkson is joined by former F1 driver Pedro de la Rosa and Argentine journalist Juan Fossaroli in the Barcelona paddock to discuss how Max Verstappen won the Spanish Grand Prix despite McLaren and Lando Norris having what both he and Max agreed was the “best car”.

How crucial was the race start? Did Verstappen’s early overtake of George Russell make the difference? What impact did strategy and tyres have? You’ll hear what both Max and Lando felt was the biggest factor in the outcome of their brilliant battle.

MONDAY MORNING DEBRIEF: Here’s how Norris could have won the Spanish Grand Prix

Also on the F1 Nation agenda: how did Russell not win after sensationally taking the lead into Turn 1? What changed for Lewis Hamilton to have his best weekend of 2024? Will he be concerned by Ferrari’s dip in form? And what can we expect from the next two races of this triple header in Austria and Silverstone?

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Plus, Chloe Chambers tells Tom how she claimed a dominant first victory in Round 3 of F1 ACADEMY.

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