F1 NATION: Verstappen charges on, Mercedes look to bounce back and Ricciardo returns – it’s our United States GP preview


After a weekend off, it’s almost time to go racing again as a triple-header sequence begins with the United States Grand Prix – and the F1 Nation crew are here to discuss all the major talking points.

With Max Verstappen’s third successive title win fresh in the memory, host Tom Clarkson is joined by Damon Hill to discuss the standout moments of the Dutchman’s season so far.

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From his best qualifying performance to his best Grand Prix win and the race in which he handled the most pressure, Clarkson and F1’s world champion of 1996 run through the lot.

Also stopping by for a chat is Mercedes Technical Director James Allison, who explains how the team dealt with the collision between Lewis Hamilton and George Russell last time out in Qatar, plus how they plan to bounce back at the Circuit of The Americas with a new floor.

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Meanwhile, Clarkson and Hill preview Daniel Ricciardo’s impending return and check in with US Grand Prix race promoter Bobby Epstein about how excited Austin is to have F1 back in town.

Tune into the United States 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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