Piastri shines, Ferrari improve, all change at Alpine + Verstappen dominates – Belgian GP Review

F1 Nation

31-07-2023 • 51 mins

F1 is witnessing greatness. ‘Max has got this burning desire’, says Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner after another emphatic Verstappen victory in Belgium. Tom Clarkson, Natalie Pinkham and Erik van Haren reflect on Red Bull winning the first 12 races of 2023 and explore Verstappen’s ‘must-win’ mentality. ‘Being 2nd behind Max is like a win’ says the team’s Motorsport Advisor Helmut Marko as he hails Sergio Perez.

After a great weekend for Oscar Piastri and a remarkable recovery drive from Lando Norris, we reflect on McLaren’s season so far and get a few words from Lando’s dad. Interim Team Principal of Alpine, Bruno Famin, explains the big leadership changes at the team and celebrates a good weekend on-track for Gasly and Ocon.

Plus, we debrief with Ferrari’s Fred Vasseur after Charles Leclerc’s return to the podium, Aston Martin’s Mike Krack tells us how he’s feeling after a double points finish, and Yuki Tsunoda reveals his cocktail of choice after scoring points with AlphaTauri.