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#1 OvDrone

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 15:24

First thing: I am not sure this has been posted anywhere else on the forums, but it just so happened that I randomly stumbled onto this while on my daily Youtube wanderings. So if the mods think that this doesn't need a separate topic, please shut this down. Apparently F1 has a official podcast now that has just been uploaded today.

 

 

Episode 1 is with our current 4xChampion, Lewis Hamilton. And I have to say that I warmed up to him immensely these past years. He is one of the very few drivers in ALL of motorsport that truly has a persona, charm, and also more importantly, knows who he is. It's so incredibly refreshing to hear him have so many things in common with my own views on life and philosophies: the part about manifesting your own reality, focus and determination. He is taping into truth. I love that he has the lifestyle he has, that he is so engrossed and passionate about many other things other than just Racing. Formula 1 and us fans are blessed with a man so talented and driven.

Also, dude is such a Capricorn... c'mon

 

Hopefully this will be a series with as many drivers and personalities of the F1 world as possible. Cheers to the internet ( and also Liberty this time ).



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#2 DN5

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 18:14

Thanks - just got the rss for this podcast

 

NB This one is actually entitled the 2nd podcast with the first one being a 1 minute teaser.



#3 SonGoku

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 18:27

Was very surprised with how good it was. Although I think Lewis has a very interesting life, so it helps they started this series with him.



#4 w1Y

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 18:43

Havent listened yet but about time really

#5 TomNokoe

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 20:35

Not a crazy amount of new stuff from Lewis but a very funny story about Roscoe.

#6 OvDrone

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 22:19

Heya again, Episode 2 is up on Youtube and it's featuring none other than our favorite hype train conductor - R O B E R T K U B I C A:

 

 

Enjoy



#7 Spillage

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Posted 18 July 2018 - 10:34

I'm really enjoying this series. Liberty Media's social media game has been a drastic improvement on what we had before.

 

Anyway, it's Mark Webber this week. Another very interesting episode:

 



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Posted 18 July 2018 - 14:34

Heya again, Episode 2 is up on Youtube and it's featuring none other than our favorite hype train conductor - R O B E R T K U B I C A:

 

 

Enjoy

 

The audio on the Kubica F1 podcast is inexcusably bad.

 

It's like if FOM TV started broadcasting in 144p.

 

It really doesn't take the work of a genius to get decent audio.



#9 blackmme

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Posted 20 July 2018 - 19:54

The audio on the Kubica F1 podcast is inexcusably bad.

It's like if FOM TV started broadcasting in 144p.

It really doesn't take the work of a genius to get decent audio.


Tom Clarkson apologised at the start for the mic problem.

It didn’t spoil my enjoyment of it.
Quite frankly this series is brilliant so far, TC clearly has a rapport with his three interviewees so far and he just lets them talk and then actually responds to what has been said rather than just moving onto the next question.

Regards Mike

#10 OvDrone

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:26

That was very, very cool. Mark Webber is my favorite person and character in Motorsport and that was a bloody good talk. Cheers.



#11 NateF

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 18:23

Lovelly these podcasts, gives you some little tidbits of insight you don’t get on race weekends. Something which I picked up on Hamilton’s episode and which OvDrone alludes to, is discussed under today’s race article on the Guardian

“AntonyWycher


He went to school with my daughter, I have known him since we was 11

He is the nicest person I would wish to meet

He does a tremendous amount of unsung charity work which he refuses to allow publicity of.

He remembers his old friends even flying out to most of their weddings when racing has permitted, I know for a fact that he has bought his entire family houses and set up trust funds so that they never need for anything

Lewis is s true British gentleman and I am proud to have known him as he grew into a man”

Edited by NateF, 22 July 2018 - 18:23.


#12 potmotr

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 20:47

Tom Clarkson apologised at the start for the mic problem.

 

Yes, I assume the mic problem relates to the mic operator being the journalist doing the interviews and also operating the equipment.

 

If F1 want decent sounding podcasts in challenging audio environments (like hotel restaurants or a guest area of Goodwood) then invest a little more in the project and get a proper sound engineer involved.



#13 Spillage

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 10:19

Martin Brundle this week!

 



#14 potmotr

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 11:44

Martin Brundle this week!

 

 

Great! 

 

Audio quality still pretty terrible...



#15 Anja

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 11:58

I like that they don't just limit things to the current drivers. There's a nice variety and it gives us more different points of view. 


Edited by Anja, 01 August 2018 - 11:59.


#16 potmotr

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 12:05

I like that they don't just limit things to the current drivers. There's a nice variety and it gives us more different points of view. 

 

I think the Motorsport Magazine podcast has been doing a better job for years in getting good drivers and having them tell interesting tales (with better audio).

 

Tom Clarkson is good though, seems to have solid relationships with everyone he's spoken with so far.



#17 Spillage

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 14:31

Just listened to the Brundle one. Very interesting. Wonder how good he could have been without that smash in Dallas, he clearly feels that held him back a lot.

 

Unfortunately they've starting putting ads in there and even more unfortunately they've made Tom Clarkson read them, so we have to hear about his 'enthusiasm' for The Economist and Bose headphones. I really don't think they need to do that - turns a fan-friendly move into just another commercial one. But never mind, I still enjoyed it.


Edited by Spillage, 01 August 2018 - 14:32.


#18 Nonesuch

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 14:39

It's a nice idea. Will keep an eye on this in case someone I'm interested in shows up.

 

Hopefully they'll expand beyond just drivers, though, but if they want to stick with that, they may as well get Emanuele Pirro on.

 

So what that he only scored three F1 points? The guy's a riot.



#19 PayasYouRace

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 17:19

I really enjoyed the Martin Brundle one. It's the first I've listened to.



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#20 F1 Mike

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 19:23

They're all on Spotify too which is really handy

#21 Lights

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 20:13

Great initiative! Only found out about it this week, listened to the Hamilton and Kubica ones so far.

#22 OvDrone

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 21:15

Hello again all you cool 'cast cats. This week we have Red Bull top brass and anxious foot-tapper Chris doing the talking. Enjoy.

 


Edited by OvDrone, 08 August 2018 - 21:16.


#23 xtremeclock

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 21:24

Multi-21: Vettel's payback after Mark Webber tried to squeeze him up against pit wall when he was fighting for the WDC (Interlagos 2012)  --> https://streamable.com/g1bwd

 

 

"Who the best driver that has ever raced for you?": At the current moment, Sebastian Vettel -> https://streamable.com/pwyym



#24 SennasCat

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 21:52

Seriously good series, quite impressed with it. Even with ads and average audio.

#25 OvDrone

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 22:32

Multi-21: Vettel's payback after Mark Webber tried to squeeze him up against pit wall when he was fighting for the WDC (Interlagos 2012)  --> https://streamable.com/g1bwd

 

As much as I love Webber, he was complete s*** that race; the 3rd Ferrari driver. Malaysia was karma I guess.

 

But hey, he is very human. That's why his flawed character is enduring to me. Very intense individual.

 

In Horner's shoes... I would've lost my mind. Fair play.



#26 Melchiot

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 11:54

I remember the multi 21 threads at the time, Vettel got a lot of flak for that one :rotfl:


Edited by Melchiot, 09 August 2018 - 11:55.


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Posted 09 August 2018 - 12:07

Looking forward to the Daniel Ricciardo one because, well... it has to happen now don't it?



#28 Spillage

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 12:45

As much as I love Webber, he was complete s*** that race; the 3rd Ferrari driver. Malaysia was karma I guess.

 

But hey, he is very human. That's why his flawed character is enduring to me. Very intense individual.

 

In Horner's shoes... I would've lost my mind. Fair play.

Yeah, I never really understood Webber's point with this one. He expects Vettel to follow him home in Malaysia when two races previously he squeezed him into a pit wall on a wet day with the title on the line? It's like the furore over that front wing in Silverstone 2010, where Webber took umbrage despite not liking the new bit in the first place. I don't think he helped his own cause at Red Bull sometimes.


Edited by Spillage, 09 August 2018 - 12:45.


#29 Lights

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 12:52

Anyway, it's Mark Webber this week. Another very interesting episode:

 

 

Many here have complained about audio quality in this thread and whilst thinking, "yes it could be better", it didn't bother me too much.

 

Listening to the Webber podcast now however, it definitely bothers me, notably that its recorded outside at a restaurant or somewhere.

 

You can hear sounds of people chatting, cutlery, vehicles, and even nearby construction work. I enjoy listening to podcasts while driving, which was fine with the Hamilton and Kubica ones, but here with all the background noise it gets really difficult to hear what Mark is saying sometimes.

 

It's a podcast, audio and specifically voice quality should be the highest priority. Hope most aren't like that.



#30 TomNokoe

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 13:27

Really enjoying the series. So many possible guests.

#31 krapmeister

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 22:39

Many here have complained about audio quality in this thread and whilst thinking, "yes it could be better", it didn't bother me too much.

Listening to the Webber podcast now however, it definitely bothers me, notably that its recorded outside at a restaurant or somewhere.

You can hear sounds of people chatting, cutlery, vehicles, and even nearby construction work. I enjoy listening to podcasts while driving, which was fine with the Hamilton and Kubica ones, but here with all the background noise it gets really difficult to hear what Mark is saying sometimes.

It's a podcast, audio and specifically voice quality should be the highest priority. Hope most aren't like that.


I actually don't mind the background noise - gives it a bit of atmosphere - and makes it feel more genuine, that they are just having a chat somewhere (which they are...)

#32 Spillage

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 09:38

Really fantastic quality of guests so far. JV this week:

https://m.youtube.co...eature=youtu.be

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 10:01

Really fantastic quality of guests so far. JV this week:

https://m.youtube.co...eature=youtu.be

Agreed about the first sentence, with emphasis put on "so far" ~ "up until this week".  :p I think I'm gonna skip this week's guest.   ;)



#34 Maxioos

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Posted 29 August 2018 - 09:22

Almost done listening latest with Jordan.

What a great interview. What a humble and honest man he is, at least how he comes across too me!

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Posted 29 August 2018 - 09:58

Nice to hear Eddie in a formal setting. Definitely not a village idiot!

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Posted 29 August 2018 - 16:04



#37 Spillage

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Posted 29 August 2018 - 16:59

I think his persona is largely for the telly. He comes across very well there.

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 05:49

Hamilton, Villeneuve, Berger, Brundle and Eddie Jordan were all very entertaining and engaging.

Has become something I look forward to every week. Hoping they get Bernie, Niki and Eddie Irvine on sometime soon 👍

Edited by PlayboyRacer, 30 August 2018 - 05:56.


#39 Lights

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 14:42

Nice to hear Eddie in a formal setting. Definitely not a village idiot!

 

That aged well.

 

 

Ron Dennis insists McLaren’s partnership with Honda will work and labels former team boss Eddie Jordan a "village idiot" for suggesting that he should step down


Edited by Lights, 30 August 2018 - 14:42.


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#40 Spillage

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Posted 26 September 2018 - 17:31

Should be good this week. Alain Prost!

 



#41 potmotr

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Posted 27 September 2018 - 12:34

Quite enjoyed Prost, learned stuff I didn't know before which is good. 

 

Audio getting slightly better but still not amazing.



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Posted 27 September 2018 - 12:40

Listened to the Horner interview and really enjoyed it. Not sure what playback equipment everyone is using but I listened through my hifi and it sounded like Christian was sat in front of me - excellent sound quality :up:



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Posted 10 October 2018 - 19:17

Pierre Gasly

 

 

Johnny Herbert

 



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Posted 17 October 2018 - 19:36

Charles Leclerc...

 



#45 TheFish

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 07:55

Charles was an interesting guest and very eloquent but he’s only 21, I much prefer the ones from people who have retired and have a fuller story to tell.

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:26

Charles seems a very decent and polite guy, but I did find him a bit bland. It all just seems a little too polished. Let’s hope he runs in to K-Mag on track a little more often, or maybe get’s horribly blocked by Seb or Max next year a couple of times ,to get some fire in him. 😉

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:40

Charles seems a very decent and polite guy, but I did find him a bit bland. It all just seems a little too polished. Let’s hope he runs in to K-Mag on track a little more often, or maybe get’s horribly blocked by Seb or Max next year a couple of times ,to get some fire in him.

 

He's a quintessential Libra. Dude is the definition of polished. I for one welcome that.



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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:51

Just coming back to last week's with Herbert. Really enjoyed it. When he's given an opportunity to compose himself he's a really good listen. Basically a different person vs his TV persona.

#49 OvDrone

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:56

His TV persona is atrocious.



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Posted 24 October 2018 - 16:59

 

Some good stuff so far:

 

On Hamilton joining Mercedes before their leap as a topteam:

NR: "For Lewis to make that decision, quite remarkable. I'm sure there was a lot of luck involved, not just calculation"

TC: It's interesting cause Jenson says there was luck involved, but Lewis would tell you of course that he could see the writing on the wall.

"Not even I could see it, I was in team Mercedes, how could he see it then?

Maybe he was thinking '14 onwards with the new engine regulations?

"How can you know even that, come on? He went on his instincts and made a phenomenal choice" 

 

On his 'marginal games' in 2016:

NR: "Another big one from that year was the gloves. I worked on my gloves to remove any kind of seams or any kind of patches that were between my finger and the clutch pedal, to really get the best possible feel and make it as thin as possible. That really helped me as well, going away from the standard way the Puma glove was done to making it custom made just for myself [] I had a string of four/five races were I nailed the starts and then Lewis was wondering what the hell is going on, why is he doing his starts so well, and then he took over that glove design as well"