F1 NATION: The gang talk Saudi Arabia and the Abu Dhabi season finale, as Russell reveals his special helmet message from Toto Wolff


There were no shortages of hot potatoes for the F1 Nation crew – that’s your hosts Tom Clarkson, Natalie Pinkham and 1996 F1 champ Damon Hill – to chew through this week after a wild penultimate race of the season in Saudi Arabia.

Unsurprisingly, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s on-track duel was front and centre in TC, Pinks’ and Damon’s minds after the race, with the Mercedes and Red Bull Team Principals Toto Wolff and Christian Horner coming on air to give their views on the action to the gang.

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But there was some light relief too, with Mercedes-driver-to-be George Russell revealing the special message left by Wolff on his visor ahead of FP2 at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit – while Alex Albon also gives his view on how the on-track action at the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix went down, having watched the race unfold in the Red Bull garage.

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