GP Racing editor Ben Anderson and columnist Mark Gallagher be part of host Stuart Codling to debate whether or not Pink Bull’s punchy efficiency throughout the Bahrain take a look at is all that it appears. Is Mercedes actually on the again foot? What model of Valtteri Bottas are we on? Can new Pink Bull recruit Sergio Perez succeed the place Max Verstappen’s most up-to-date team-mates have failed? And can Honda lastly win a world championship whereas nonetheless in it?
This month’s GP Racing additionally analyses what’s occurring in a midfield that’s been topic to outstanding change, with two groups rolling out total new identities. Having in contrast Aston Martin’s launch with the notorious 1989 Brit Awards, our panel wonders whether or not the rebranded workforce will ship a greater script as soon as it hits the observe in anger. After the primary take a look at that’s nonetheless very a lot open to query…
Within the journal Mark Gallagher describes Alpine’s plan for the following few seasons as Lazarus, The Restore Store and Spartacus all rolled into one. New recruit Davide Brivio might be key to making sure this occurs on-track and our panel assesses how he’ll slot in with a long-established technical operation at Enstone and the expectations of the workforce’s returning star Fernando Alonso.
The workforce additionally share some private recollections of the late Murray Walker, a longtime pal of the journal in addition to an occasional cowl star – and a much-loved columnist till he lastly put aside his typewriter on the age of 92.