Episode #231: The Big Bash

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The gang returns to review a bumper pair of F1 races, as well as yet another massive F1 adjacent scandal!

THE NEWS
– MotoGP: Yamaha commits to the future, signing Quartararo to partner Viñales in 2021 and beyond, Rossi to decide future later; Lorenzo rejoins as test rider (perhaps as a wildcard?); THE AMERICANS ACTUALLY GET A REAL TV DEAL
– Formula 1: Lawrence Stroll buys into Aston Martin, bringing the AM name to F1 in 2021 in place of Racing Point; The Great Mercedes Quit Story that Wasn’t; Aitken leaves Renault for Williams; (Tony Fernandes in trouble and its not QPR-related?)
– IndyCar: Scott McLaughlin confirms Indy GP debut at Penske; Tony Kanaan announces IndyCar farewell tour and splits Foyt’s #14 with Bourdais and rookie Kellett; Everyone’s Favourite Driver Gets the VS-Coyne Seat; Honda shuts down proposed Andretti-Alonso tie-up
– Junior Formula Roundups: F2 – Lundgaard to ART; F3 – Piastri @ Prema, Matteo Nannini @ Jenzer, Kari, D. Schumacher, Fraga @ Charouz; Indy Lights – Kirkwood @ Andretti, Santi @ HMD (fmr. Team Pelfrey); 14-yos Montoya and Noda prepare for F4 debuts
– WSBK Portimao tests and Rev Limits
– Formula E: Sanya ePrix suspended and postponed due to Coronavirus; Series reveals its Gen 2 Evo kit

TRANSITION TO THE WINTER SPORTS CAR DASH
– LMDh is here! Convergence is here!
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THE WINTER SPORTS CAR DASH PT. I: DAYTONA “TWENTY FOUR HOURS!”
– Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac does it again – Kamui, Dixon, Briscoe and vd Zande set distance record en route to victory
– Mazda Team Joest finally sees the chequers – but also involved in race’s clumsiest wreck
– IT’S BIG BOY SEASON IN GTLM – BIG M8 wins again! (Mostert, Farfus, Edwards, Krohn)
– Hanley and Newey lead DragonSpeed to LMP2 victory
– Battle of the mid-engined VAG cars, Lambo wins 3 in a row in GTD

THE WINTER SPORTS CAR DASH PT. II: BATHURST 12 HOUR – ROO CREW CROSSING
– Bentley Team M-Sport finally overcomes Bathurst demons, wins the 12 Hour with Gounon, Pepper, Soucek
– Attrition during – and even well before – the race
– McLaren 2nd, 888 Mercedes 3rd after GruppeM pinged for pitwork infraction

THE FORTNIGHT AHEAD: F1 car launches, Mexico City ePrix

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