F1 NATION: Verstappen goes for gold again on home soil with another F1 record in sight – it's our Dutch GP preview


After a well-earned summer break for drivers, teams and the rest of the F1 family, it’s almost time to go racing again. And, as the excitement builds ahead of this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix, the F1 Nation crew are here to provide the perfect preview.

Joining host Tom Clarkson for the latest episode are a couple of F1 legends, with 1996 world champion Damon Hill and former F1 driver turned Aston Martin ambassador Pedro de la Rosa both on hand to offer up their expert opinions on a host of topics.

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Sitting atop the list of talking points is championship leader Max Verstappen, who would make it nine race wins in a row and equal Sebastian Vettel’s all-time record if he triumphs again on home soil, while there are plenty of other records he can break as the season goes on.

But could the likes of Mercedes, Aston Martin, Ferrari or the much-improved McLaren step forward to spoil the Dutchman’s party and score the first non-Red Bull victory of the season at the tight, twisty Zandvoort venue?

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There’s also time to discuss the drivers and teams who have got a point to prove in the second half of the season, along with a couple of Ask The Nation questions for Clarkson, Hill and De La Rosa to get stuck into.

You can tune into the Dutch 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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