Episode #431: 2023 F1 Australian Grand Prix Review

Only the second biggest contrived and over-booked finish this weekend. Welcome back to Wrestlema- Sorry, Motorsport101.

Never miss a post

Sign up for our monthly newsletter so you don’t miss any posts or updates!

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us. By subscribing, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with our privacy policy.

Just what Formula 1 needed after two drab, predictable offerings… a complete shitshow of an orchestrated finish!

The record books will show that Max Verstappen took his 2nd race of the season in dominant fashion! The reality is how we got there was a record-breaking, wild affair – The first F1 race in history, to have three red flags in it, with their very status as a tool brought into question, as Kevin Magnussen’s incident looked like a Safety Car at most.

With it, we got a triple crash on the standing restart with 2 laps left, leading to Carlos Sainz going from 4th to 12th, Sargeant getting away with punting Nyck De Vries, and Pierre Gasly (On 10 penalty points), pinning Esteban Ocon against the wall. All makes sense. All for that to Max Verstappen to win under a Safety Car finish, only the 11th time since 1993 that’s ever happened.

Is F1 risking its sporting integrity by trying to solve a problem it doesn’t have in regard to entertainment value? We get into a big debate about that one here.

We also get into Red Bull – Can they really start thinking about going 23 up and 23 down? Some fun banter from Fernando Alonso has us asking questions about Mercedes upturn in form. And we dish out some flowers for underdog of the day Yuki Tsunoda, again!

It’s a hectic Aussie GP, on Motorsport101!

Motorsport101 uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Click here to read more.


What are you looking for?