F1: Beyond The Grid

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Beyond The Grid, supported by Bose, delivers great stories, fresh insight and amazing anecdotes from the world of F1. Each week Tom Clarkson brings you in-depth, personal conversations with the biggest names in the sport, from current superstar drivers and leading team bosses to legendary figures fr… read more

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58: Jos Verstappen: “My own F1 career could have gone better, but I’m happy, because what I learned I gave to my son…”

September 18th, 2019

46:45
This week’s guest is Dutch, caused a major stir when he first jumped into an F1 car, and has the surname of Verstappen… but we’re not talking about …

57: Alex Albon: “Adversity has given me a strong personality…”

September 11th, 2019

1:01:32

A year ago, Alex Albon didn’t have an F1 drive, and his prospects of getting one looked slim at best. He had no affiliation with an F1 team and, despite shining in F2, he was having to looking at alternative series in …

56: Pastor Maldonado: “Sometimes I went over the limit. No more than others, but my mistakes were always on the front page…”

September 4th, 2019

1:27:18
Pastor Maldonado was always a headline maker. The Venezuelan arrived in F1 in 2011 with Williams as GP2 champion, and the very next year delivered the team a first win in over seven years with a dazzling performance in …

55: Tony Brooks: “If you made a mistake in my day, you were in the lap of the gods…”

August 28th, 2019

1:11:39

He raced in an era of heroes; a time when cars had no seat belts, yet could still be raced at averages of 150mph. Many he raced against in the 1950s …

54: SPECIAL EPISODE: Six of the best anecdotes from Season 2 so far!

August 21st, 2019

27:11

 It’s the F1 summer break, and on this week’s episode Tom has trawled through the archives and picked out six of his favourite anecdotes from Season 2 so far. We won’t give anything away, but listen out for gems from …

53: SPECIAL EPISODE: Jo Ramirez on being in the middle of Senna and Prost at McLaren

August 14th, 2019

56:22
He may not be a household name, but Jo Ramirez is one of those people who has seen it all and worked with them all. He broke into F1 in the 1960s, …

52: Jacky Ickx: "I lived through an incredible era. I'm a survivor"

August 7th, 2019

1:24:45
He may never have claimed the world championship his supreme talents probably deserved, but Jacky Ickx remains one of the most revered drivers of the 60s and 70s. An eight-time Grand Prix winner, and twice runner up for …

51: Alex Wurz: “On the morning of the day I scored my first podium, I was fired…”

July 31st, 2019

1:39:05

He’s one of the most interesting characters in the F1 paddock: a podium-scoring driver who remains just as busy today as he was when he was racing. Then again, Alex Wurz was never your average racer; from his …

50: Jean Todt: “I’ve been blessed to enjoy success in an world that has always fascinated me. But now I want to give back…”

July 24th, 2019

1:10:48
Among F1 fans, Jean Todt is perhaps most famous for leading Ferrari out of their early 90s slump and into a period of unprecedented domination in the 2000s. As mighty as that period was - and don’t forget that …

49: Derek Warwick: "The bravest thing I ever did was get back in the car the day after my team mate was nearly killed"

July 17th, 2019

1:16:10
From the rock ‘em, sock ‘em world of stock car racing to the pinnacle of motorsport, Derek Warwick’s career was one hell of a rollercoaster ride. In …

48: SPECIAL EPISODE: Ross Brawn on Brawn GP’s fairy-tale 2009 title success

July 10th, 2019

47:34

The history of F1 is littered with great stories and improbable comebacks, and Brawn GP’s title-winning season in 2009 is right up there with the …

47: Kevin Magnussen: "Racing-wise, I don't care what people think of me. I'd feel weird if everyone was saying I'm a nice guy..."

July 3rd, 2019

1:08:31
His F1 career began with a bang, with a podium finish on debut with McLaren in Australia in 2014. Though he hasn't hit those heights since, in the intervening period Kevin Magnussen has established himself as a …

46: Patrick Tambay: “There was a time after Gilles’ death I felt he was in the car with me”

June 26th, 2019

55:16
He raced for some of Formula One’s top teams, including McLaren and Renault, but Patrick Tambay is probably best remembered as a Ferrari driver. …

45: Jody Scheckter: "When you first get into F1 you’ll do anything. I remember once thinking I'd rather be dead than not drive in F1…"

June 19th, 2019

49:37
Jody Scheckter’s life has been anything but conventional. Having arrived in Britain from South Africa in 1970, Jody broke into Grand Prix racing in 1972 with McLaren where he caused a stir with his great speed and …

44: Nico Hulkenberg: "Winning Le Mans was unforgettable - but I'm an F1 guy"

June 12th, 2019

46:43
He arrived in F1 in 2010 as one of the hottest properties in motorsport, and showed his promise by scoring a sensational pole position before his …

43: Gordon Murray: "As an F1 car designer I was always looking for an unfair advantage. I still am..."

June 5th, 2019

1:18:28

This week’s guest on Beyond The Grid is renowned as one of F1’s great innovators and technical brains – perhaps the best. In a 20-year Grand Prix racing career this blue-sky thinker was responsible for introducing such …

42: *NEW PODCAST ALERT* - Introducing The Road To F1, the new podcast all about Formula 2

May 31st, 2019

28:12
On the inaugural episode of Road To F1, join Alex Jacques and Rosanna Tennant as they profile BWT Arden’s Tatiana Calderon, the first ever female …

41: John Watson: “I learned to calculate risks – I didn’t go into areas where there was no escape”

May 29th, 2019

1:14:45
He may not be as well-known as James Hunt or Nigel Mansell, but for a good period in the late Seventies and early Eighties, after the former had …

40: Felipe Massa: “I have no bad feelings about 2008 – but winning the title at home would have been incredible”

May 22nd, 2019

1:15:54

As a driver Felipe Massa experienced every emotion under the sun: The joy of winning races for Ferrari; the utter despair of losing a world title at the final race of the year; and the huge uncertainty of recovery from …

39: Jean Alesi: “The day I stopped driving in F1 was the worst day of my life”

May 15th, 2019

1:07:48

With his trademark head tilt and unique grip on the steering wheel, there was no mistaking the driver of Ferrari number 27 in the early Nineties. But then in many ways Jean Alesi embodied the perfect Ferrari driver: …

38: James Allison: "For an engineer, F1 is an unending work of invention and skill"

May 8th, 2019

1:10:49

Mercedes have been the standard setters in F1 since 2014, and this year they've started the season at a relentless pace. This week on Beyond The Grid, supported by Bose, we speak to one of the key figures in the Silver …

37: Damon Hill: "I had an innate desire to race - and a need to make things right"

May 1st, 2019

1:10:16

In the current era, it's not unheard of for a driver aged 24 to have hundreds of Grands Prix under his belt. At the same age, Damon Hill had only just begun racing cars. Then again, had his father - charismatic double …

36: Alan Jones: “I was a pretty aggressive driver. If someone passed me I took it personally…”

April 24th, 2019

1:17:21

He’s renowned as one of racing’s toughest nuts – a driver who gave his all on the race track and didn’t suffer fools off it. And this week on F1’s …

35: Sergio Perez: “There are no coincidences in F1. There’s a reason why I’m always there when there’s an opportunity to take…”

April 17th, 2019

55:59

He’s known as a driver who makes the most of every opportunity – in the thick of the midfield battle, give Sergio Perez a sniff of a podium and the Mexican will normally take it. 

This week on Beyond The Grid, …

34: 1000th race special with Murray Walker - ‘The Voice of F1’

April 10th, 2019

1:11:46

He's been called ‘The Voice of F1’ - and for good reason. For more than 25 years, Murray Walker provided commentary on Grand Prix racing for the majority of the English-speaking world - and always in his own inimitable …

33: Guenther Steiner: "F1 fans like an underdog to fight with the big boys"

April 3rd, 2019

50:49

He's the colourful Team Principal of the American Haas team, and thanks to an unforgettable appearance in the recent Netflix documentary series …

32: Luca Di Montezemolo: "Ferrari is passion, Ferrari is emotion, I thank God I worked for them"

March 27th, 2019

1:16:49

He was handed arguably the biggest job in motor racing in his mid-twenties, when none other than Enzo Ferrari made him Sporting Director of his famous team. But rather than falter under such pressure, Luca Di …

31: David Coulthard: “I loved being an F1 driver - but I don’t miss the mental anguish”

March 20th, 2019

1:24:29

David Coulthard arrived in F1 amid one of its most turbulent periods, getting his big break at Williams in 1994 after the tragic death of superstar …

29: Kimi Raikkonen: “Racing and partying – for me it was normal“

March 13th, 2019

51:12

He‘s the most experienced driver on the current F1 grid, easily one of the most popular, and certainly the most enigmatic. Kimi Raikkonen exploded …

30: Beyond The Grid Is Back..

March 12th, 2019

2:27

Beyond The Grid is back Wednesday 13th March. 

Make sure you subscribe now so you don't miss out on Tom Clarkson in conversation with 'The Iceman' himself: the one and only Kimi Raikkonen.

28: Sabine Kehm on working with Michael Schumacher as his PR and manager

January 9th, 2019

44:57

On January 3rd 2019, Michael Schumacher – statistically the most successful F1 driver of all-time – turned 50. To commemorate the occasion, last week …

27: Ross Brawn on Michael Schumacher – the driver, the leader, the man

January 2nd, 2019

1:04:35

On January 3rd 2019, Michael Schumacher – statistically the most successful F1 driver of all-time – turns 50. To commemorate the occasion, Beyond The …

26: End Of Year Special: The Best Of 2018

December 19th, 2018

48:35

This week marks the season finale of Beyond The Grid - but don't worry, we'll be back before you know it in 2019 with more conversations with the great and the good of Grand Prix racing (and much more besides). But …

25: Otmar Szafnauer: “When Force India went into administration, my role was to keep the team together”

December 12th, 2018

58:32

Though he's been in F1 a long time, you may not have been overly familiar with Otmar Szafnauer before this year. As COO of Force India, the American …

24: Juan Pablo Montoya: “I was different – I guess that’s why I wasn’t in F1 long. I didn’t fit in”

December 5th, 2018

1:00:40

He streaked into F1 in 2001; a spectacular no-holds-barred racer unafraid to go wheel-to-wheel with the biggest names in the sport. But though he …

23: Rob Smedley: “I cried for about an hour after Massa lost the 2008 title – it was so intense…”

November 28th, 2018

1:21:20

This week, for the first time on Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, we’re not speaking to a driver or a team boss, but to an engineer – and someone …

22: Emerson Fittipaldi: When you left the pits you had to give yourself to the sport. You couldn't think what might happen...

November 21st, 2018

1:12:35

He's the granddaddy of Brazilian motorsport; a true trailblazer who, having become F1's youngest ever world champion in 1972, inspired a generation of exceptional talent in his homeland, including Nelson Piquet and …

21: Carlos Sainz: "Racing is in my blood - my father taught me a champion's mentality"

November 14th, 2018

56:30

F1 has seen its fair share of second generation racers, but Carlos Sainz doesn't quite fit the mould. The natural script would have been for him to …

20: Claire Williams: “I had no aspirations to run an F1 team - it was never in my destiny”

November 7th, 2018

51:03

To say Claire Williams has racing in her blood would be an understatement. But despite being born into and raised around one of F1’s most successful …

19: Jackie Stewart: “I removed emotion completely when I drove racing cars – I had to…”

October 31st, 2018

1:16:53

He’s regarded as one of the very best drivers of all-time; a man who, when he walked away from F1, had amassed three world championship titles and a then-record 27 Grand Prix victories. But that he was able to walk away …

18: Nico Rosberg: “I don’t miss the driving, but I miss the winning…”

October 24th, 2018

59:42

He’s the only man in the last nine years other than Lewis Hamilton or Sebastian Vettel to win a world title. But what makes Nico Rosberg’s story so compelling is what happened immediately after his crowning glory when, …

17: Charles Leclerc: “People say the pressure in Ferrari will be on another level - but mental strength is my biggest quality”

October 17th, 2018

52:06

It takes a special kind of driver to get the call to race for Ferrari with less than a season of Grand Prix racing under your belt - especially when the man you’re set to replace is a world champion. Charles Leclerc is …

16: Johnny Herbert: “I always felt I could beat anyone, anytime, in any car. But after my accident, I never had those feelings again…”

October 10th, 2018

1:09:39

 

He’s one of racing’s toughest nuts – a man who refused to let potentially life-changing injuries stand in the way of his dream of racing in …

15: Pierre Gasly: “The Red Bull programme tests you every day to see how strong you are. Once you get it, you know how to handle things…”

October 3rd, 2018

54:50

Daniel Ricciardo’s shock decision to quit Red Bull for Renault in 2019 sent shockwaves through the F1 world – but for rising star Pierre Gasly, it …

14: Alain Prost: “You can’t talk about my rivalry with Senna without understanding what happened after I retired…”

September 26th, 2018

1:00:03

The word legend is often bandied about in sports, but this week’s guest on Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, is truly worthy of the moniker. 

As a …

13: Toto Wolff: "I run a successful F1 team but that's nothing compared to what other people have achieved..."

September 19th, 2018

53:33

He's presided over one of the most successful F1 teams of all time - and had to manage one of the most heated rivalries in history. So what exactly …

12: Stefano Domenicali: “Being a normal guy, I’m proud to have been at Ferrari for so long…”

September 12th, 2018

45:29

Running an F1 team is a demanding job. When that team is Ferrari, the pressure rises dramatically. Stefano Domenicali knows all about that. 

On the latest episode of Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, the Italian …

11: Romain Grosjean: "Mark Webber wanted to punch me, and I had nothing to say in my defence..."

September 5th, 2018

47:11

There's no doubt that Formula 1 drivers live a largely glamorous life. But to say it's all roses would be far from the truth - and this week's guest …

10: Eddie Jordan: “Starting an F1 team was the stupidest thing I ever did – you cannot imagine the stress”

August 29th, 2018

49:29

The history of F1 is filled with iconic team owners; extraordinary characters who went above and beyond to build cars and go racing. But it’s fair to …

9: Gerhard Berger: "I tried to get results, but I also tried to not miss the party..."

August 22nd, 2018

53:04

With his larger than life personality, penchant for fun and an eye for a party, Gerhard Berger was one of the most popular characters in the F1 …

8: Jacques Villeneuve: “I learnt from my father about pushing the limits and taking risks”

August 15th, 2018

59:17

Jacques Villeneuve was just 12 when his father – swashbuckling fan favourite Gilles Villeneuve – was killed in practice for the Belgian Grand Prix. …

7: Christian Horner: "The Queen once quizzed me on Multi 21..."

August 8th, 2018

58:59

In another life, he might have been an F1 driver. Instead, after a slight change of direction, he became a team boss - and the youngest on the grid to boot. On the latest episode of Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, …

6: Martin Brundle: “I was a racer – I had to be dragged kicking and screaming into the commentary box”

August 1st, 2018

51:21

As a racing driver he fought wheel-to-wheel with - and on his day beat - the very best of his era, including Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and …

5: Esteban Ocon: "My family gave up everything for me – there was no choice but to succeed"

July 25th, 2018

43:58

Getting to F1 is no easy task for any driver, but the story of Esteban Ocon’s route to the top reads like a Hollywood movie. 

On the latest episode …

4: Mark Webber: “Maybe I could have been less intense…but there was so much at stake”

July 18th, 2018

53:00

Team mate squabbles, hairy crashes, incredible victories – there wasn’t much Mark Webber didn’t experience in 12 years in F1. On episode 3 of Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, the Australian, now retired, reflects on …

3: Robert Kubica: “I wanted to improve as a driver… but I paid too high a price”

July 11th, 2018

1:00:43

He was regarded as one of the greatest drivers of his generation - and then he was struck down in his prime.

On this week’s episode of Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, Tom Clarkson speaks to Williams Martini Racing …

2: Lewis Hamilton: "F1 has given me a life - but it's also broken me"

July 4th, 2018

54:12

Lewis Hamilton is one of the most interviewed people in the world, but beyond the champagne-soaked press conference soundbites, how well do you really know the four-time F1 world champion?

For the very first episode of

1: NEW F1 Podcast: Beyond The Grid

June 29th, 2018

2:33

Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, is a new podcast that delivers great stories, fresh insight and amazing anecdotes from the world of F1.

Each week Tom Clarkson will bring fans in-depth, personal conversations with …

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