Max’s ‘best’ World Championship, more McLaren podiums + Mercedes’ missed opportunity? – Qatar GP review ft Verstappen, Horner, Piastri + Norris

F1 Nation

09-10-2023 • 47 mins

Sir Jack Brabham, Sir Jackie Stewart, Nelson Piquet, Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna, and now, Max Verstappen. The Dutchman joins an elite club of triple Formula 1 World Champions after wrapping up his third title in a row at the Qatar Grand Prix.

From the heart of the paddock at the Lusail International Circuit, Tom Clarkson is joined by Sam Power, from Channel 10 in Australia, and Aston Martin Driver Ambassador, Jessica Hawkins, to reflect on the standout moments from Max’s latest triumph.

Verstappen tells Tom where this title ranks among his others, whilst we also hear from his manager Raymond Vermeulen and Red Bull Team Principal, Christian Horner.

F1 Sprint winner Oscar Piastri joins the pod after McLaren’s best weekend of the season and we discuss the first-corner collision between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and George Russell.