2021 Bahrain GP Race Preview | WTF1 Podcast

F1 IS BACK! Will we get a Lewis Hamilton vs Max Verstappen title fight? Can McLaren challenge the top two teams? What will be the biggest surprise? Matt, Tommy and Katy answer your questions ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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  • HAM out of bounds 29 times, and VER has to give the position back? Ham gained well over 5 seconds in turn 4 (29 times 0.2 sec). How is he not penalized?

    Roeland666Roeland666Uukausi sitten
  • Stewards ruined this race... verstappen had the overtake win and they forced him to give it back to hamilton.

    Johnny AppleseedJohnny AppleseedUukausi sitten
  • Hey guys, I think we figured out that they made a mistake with the "half the grid" thing, really don't need another 100 people pointing out the exact same mistake

    Jimbo7Jimbo7Uukausi sitten
  • Alfa Tauri is pretty much the 3rd fastest car atm...so Katy was spot on!!! Yes Matt. I am talking to you!!!)))) P.S. Katy is such a fresh breeze on these podcasts. Who ever mess with her, deals with me! OK guys? Good! P.S. #2: Not a fanboi, just passionate!)))))))

    Ljupce JovanovskiLjupce JovanovskiUukausi sitten
  • In normal circunstancies Checo won't out qualify Verstappen once.

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  • "Biggest surprise Stroll out qualifying Vettel ha ha ha" well well well...

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  • The cruel celsius respectively hop because fold startlingly embarrass throughout a debonair shame. yellow, adaptable wealth

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  • commentating f1 live! nice.

    Scott MeyerScott MeyerUukausi sitten
  • MAZESPIN is gonna be this year's meme

    Z1N4M1 99Z1N4M1 99Uukausi sitten
  • How much longer will last in its present form ? The failure of leadership since 2011 has lead to a nose dive for this sport who has to compete with the finite sponsorship purse world wide. It been unable to attract two further teams on the grid due to capital barriers,media contract handcuffs for sponsors who have simply walked away from teram sponsorship to other sports. Whilst the smaller teams have been unable to compete as the sponsorship monies comming in have not been ditributed uniformly. We are comming to another crunch point when the combustion engine must be replaced by other technologies to meet climate change.The sport finds itself with no chair when the music stops. The latest vacum of leadership has let radical left wing political groups start the corrosive process of exclusion of sponsors, countries, and Brands from been associated with the sport. It is unclear whether Steffio Deminicarli apealsment stile will help this decline. Already he has taken his eye off the ball for the EU legal requirement to introduced quotas for all teams of 5% of severely disabled to be employed at senior level in all teams and suppliers this year and publish in the consolidated balance sheet on how this is going to be acheived in the next twelve months. The European/UK courts could fine promoters of the sport for not complying with this primary legislative requirement which could cancel some races in the European area. The retirement of Frank Williams and Robert Kubica with semmingly no replace of severely disabled replacement candidates has put on the red light to law enforcers and lobby groups. The courts have already warned that the sport must comply with disabled inclusion or risk procecution as they have had ten years to substantially change the sport to comply with the primary legislation. It is pointed out that the blind and severely disabled are the only legally recognised in primary legislation for quotas to be imposed on F1. This is distinct from political lobby groups or lower legislative boddies. How will Steffino and press license holders comply with this primary legislation in the next twelve months after ten years of inaction and deniel?

    Dr Peter jonesDr Peter jonesUukausi sitten
  • Can there be a wager that end up with tommy having to dress up like the Williams livery?

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  • 7:18 that is in fact how it works ... (10/20)x100=50

    Thomas FerrettiThomas FerrettiUukausi sitten
  • MotorMouthman. I'm NewStarDramus, Yeah, U gsd it. So Yeah, I'll Tell U whts going 2 hap. Go b All Ras. Not Rasclave fr Monaco, nt Rasclaat fr Jamaica. But Ras - Ferari. Yep. Clear man Leclerc w NoSaintman Sainz gomk it Clear, Ras is bk n it go b w/o my Magic, dat gv dem dem 2 Podium LST yr. Yeah, I Blv evn w/o me being arnd my Dream Car, 1 a dem. My Maserati Ghibli , Ras will Do Very, Very Well. Lk a Ra's 1 , 2. Or Dbl Podium. Yep. Why ? Cz I Blv Leclerc Clearman gt a Very Good Car. 1ce he gt dat n Ra's did Wht I tld dem ab Perfection. Thn Ras will Clearly b at d Top. But smtg going Wrong 4 dem,.... My Magic is here 4 a PayUp, Bkpay. Ddnt gt Ntng 4 my Magic 4dem dem Podiums lst yr.

    Dezee FreshDezee FreshUukausi sitten
  • 1:05 "I'm not wearing anything" ---- just stop right there

    Blacktooth FoxBlacktooth FoxUukausi sitten
  • What's wrong? Where has all the over hype of Vettel and Aston Martin from all these FIstart "experts" gone?

    chris chrischris chrisUukausi sitten
  • I hope McLaren get a podium and Williams improve

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  • That first comment HAM, BOT, VER 😄lol....

    Don FergusonDon FergusonUukausi sitten
  • You got me all hyped for beer and when I tried to order it I found out its UK exclusive... Thanks Matt 🙃

    MortarionMortarionUukausi sitten
  • Max n Ricardo where on par with each other. Daniel left because of the favourite to max from the team n he still was able to match him. Both have grown since there time together. Max is still a hot head and makes a fair few mistakes. The way Daniel made seb look ordinary coming off the back of 4 championships was way more impressive and kept in the title fight for 2014 quite late on in the championship. Max hasn’t been in that sort of position yet so we don’t know exactly for sure how he will cope with that sort of pressure. He has the raw speed for sure.

    Chris ReadmanChris ReadmanUukausi sitten
  • Ummm half the cars make it to Q3 just sayin.

    thejonathanraththejonathanrathUukausi sitten
  • Biggest surprise is that Mercedes will not be in the top 3 qualifying

    Tim VernakTim VernakUukausi sitten
  • Genuinely think the order will be: Mercedes Red Bull McLaren Ferrari Alpine AlphaTauri Aston Martin Alfa Romeo Williams Haas Not that confident in AM. And tbh, I don’t think their driver lineup helps. Stroll is very hit or miss and Vettel hasn’t been on top form as of late. Also think Mercedes will be ahead of RB tbh, but it’ll be close. I reckon Red Bull might pip the constructors but HAM will win the title.

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  • Watching this post FP1 and FP2, I think Matty is regretting the Mclaren comment at time 7.22... Lando and Danny were looking pretty good and even Bottas said his car was "undrivable"

    Samantha ArsenaultSamantha ArsenaultUukausi sitten
  • Should have got this in before the first Race Preview of the season but....you need to assign points when the predictions are made, say 1 for flat bog-standard borings ones up to 5 or 10 (hell 100 for all I care, not my podcast) but bonkers predictions. Spice up the boldness.

    thesuperawesomeguy4thesuperawesomeguy4Uukausi sitten
  • Tommy you said McLaren at the top is an optimistic scenario..say it again now😂 I doubt your knowledge in F1..I have been following this sport since 1999..And I feel you are a beginner

    Abhraneel DuttAbhraneel DuttUukausi sitten
  • max Ham Norris top 3 after FP2

    Adam TraversAdam TraversUukausi sitten
  • Katy is like the cutest human being

    Emmanouil KamtsiklisEmmanouil KamtsiklisUukausi sitten
  • A ferrari win yep I said it

    Chris SioChris SioUukausi sitten
  • Just thought... Katy half the grid does get into q3

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  • I mean yeah Max is better at Quali because he sends it buthe's not the best driver imo. I'll take Lewis and Dani and maybe even Charles (probably not) over him

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  • That Aston in thumbnail look black. Tgey only look good in studio setting

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  • Final thoughts: Has to be with Sir Murray and it's GO! GO! GO!

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  • Timestamps pls🥺

    Adrian NeweyAdrian NeweyUukausi sitten
  • its a shame katty knows so little about F1

    Tomas AraujoTomas AraujoUukausi sitten
  • Since the Max vs Daniel discussion is eternally ongoing, and I want to find this post again for myself, I'll leave this here and settle it. If you disagree with something, please reply: Max vs Daniel stats over all their races together: Points: Max 608 - Ric 590 DNFs: Max 13 - Ric 14 Wins: Max 3 - Ric 3 Podiums: Max 22 - Ric 19 Qualifying (it is impossible to correct for qualis that were counted, but a driver had minor issues): Max - Ric 2016: 6 -10 2017: 13 - 7 2018: 15 - 5 Total: Max 34 - Ric 22 Conclusion: Taking into account where Max was coming from, and that Ricciardo was established lead driver, the correct conclusion seems to be that Max was better. Ricciardo by no means did badly, evidenced by the fact he went on to beat a few teammates at Renault. However, in these stats we are taking a total over a time when Max was still maturing/improving so the picture is distorted. With his contemporary consistency and speed he would probably beat Ricciardo more convincingly than these stats show. However, as I already said, Ricciardo was very close, and beat Max on occassion as well so he should be rated highly.

    Richard SchoonhovenRichard SchoonhovenUukausi sitten
    • This is a sweet breakdown. Really puts things into perspective.

      Kyle BurgessKyle BurgessUukausi sitten
  • And my prediction of the year is Ferrari will finish the championship in P4.

    Alan RobertsonAlan RobertsonUukausi sitten
  • All the talk of Melbourne being a Mercedes track, Ferrari won in 17 and 18 and were surprisingly close to the pace in 16 despite their pace for the rest of the year. Only 19 was a walkover for Merc since 2015 anyway.

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  • free beer! :), uk only beer :(

    Guillaume ClaudeGuillaume ClaudeUukausi sitten
  • Mercedes 1-2, Russell 10th.

    Gryph LaneGryph LaneUukausi sitten
  • Beer52 doesn't do foreign addresses... oh well, I've tried.

    Gember koekjeGember koekjeUukausi sitten
  • Why does everyone discount Sergio from the fight for victory? He is a quality driver who has a quality car. Surely needs to be in the conversation?

    Economic Research UnderstoodEconomic Research UnderstoodUukausi sitten
  • Surprised you guys sort of cancelled out McLaren, I really believe they have a shot

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  • I think aston will be 4th or 3rd they will win a race is shiz gets crazy but they arent amazing

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  • I think Max and Christian Horner are doing the wrong thing with that team. I really hope McLaren can shove it in their face this season.

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  • It won't matter if red bull is faster if they have the same luck and car problems as last year it won't matter

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  • I really hope Perez shuts every Max fanboy ( which includes WTF1 ) into submission.

    Ankit BeraAnkit BeraUukausi sitten
  • Prediction: merc out in q2

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  • Me when matt gets it wrong 😩 Me when no one corrects him 💥

    Mini Mead3Mini Mead3Uukausi sitten
  • Once again verstappen has not won a championship since karting, other than being the youngest winner and having a father who's raced in F1why do people still think he's championship material maybe everybody who he's driven against just isn't championship material since he's been in F1 has he had a world champion teammate or anybody who has a realistic chance of being a world champion no

    BListBListUukausi sitten
  • fire Katy

    Mido SuleimanMido SuleimanUukausi sitten
  • My prediction for the Bahrain race this weekend is: Verstappen in first place, Hamilton second, and Checo Perez in third place, since I am a Mexican fan. ¿Do you like it?.

    Hugo Diaz GarciaHugo Diaz GarciaUukausi sitten
  • 1.Max 2. Ricciardo 3. Vettel

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  • 15:14 Made my day :) Go Charles!!!!!

    Pankit BhadolaPankit BhadolaUukausi sitten
  • Hopefully WTF1 don’t bully albon this year, I think they criticised his personality, driving pretty much anything he did lol

    Rhys JamesRhys JamesUukausi sitten
  • Will win that was

    Ben LewisBen LewisUukausi sitten
  • The mercs will be slow red bulls will break down one of the mac's will will you heard it hear first

    Ben LewisBen LewisUukausi sitten
  • I'm really sorry but I think Katy is a really weak link to the team. I want Jess back. She was more intelligent, more opinionated and more insightful.

    CrawfordBCrawfordBUukausi sitten
  • Katy is utterly delusional to think Checo could out qualy max 11 times.

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  • A heavy sandstorm is confirmed for sunday

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  • Sergio should arguably qualify top 4. He will continue to take care of his tires as he has his whole career which means he will be a real threat. Beating Max I doubt it but every once in a while it will happen.

    Think ItOverThink ItOverUukausi sitten
  • I would say that Ferrari is always the faverate coming out of Melbourne not Merc and than we get to Bahrain and Merc happens

    Chris eastonChris eastonUukausi sitten
  • Why are you leaving Katie :(

    Burger ExplosionBurger ExplosionUukausi sitten
  • My only point of contention is to Max being the “destroyer of teammates” while Ricciardo was there. It isn’t fair to Daniel to say Max outperformed him. In 2018, Daniel had 8 (!) retirements to Max’s 3. Lol. Daniel seemed to be the only one of the two with engine problems the whole year. He clearly left because of that and the fact that Max was so blatantly favored that there’d be no room for 2 A+ drivers (see: Baku 2018)

    Nick BalcomNick BalcomUukausi sitten
  • Not to hate on Katy but she went a bit "wide" there with the quali assumptions. Not understanding how any of this works and only doing it for the clout. Very obvious.

    HamisxaHamisxaUukausi sitten
  • I’m writing this on EVERY F1 video I find. I have a dream: Crofty doing a tribute to Murray with “GO GO GO” at the start...

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  • 17:18 "I'd like half the grid to make it into Q3, and that's not how it works." It literally is: 20 driver grid 20 divided by 2 is 10 Q3: 10 drivers BRUH

  • I feel bad for Sainz. He's only in Ferrari keeping Schumachers seat warm. So he'll tough it out there when the car isn't competitive and then Mick will come along and swoop in and look amazing once the car improves. I just hope sainz can land somewhere good after 2022/3.

    JosephJosephUukausi sitten
    • Lets see. If Sainz performs well he'll keep the seat. And first of all Mick has to proof he is worthy of that ferrari seat

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  • can we send some help to those men and women who disliked this podcast?

    rising Silencerising SilenceUukausi sitten
  • can you explain sprint races pleaseee?

    lorena madrazolorena madrazoUukausi sitten
  • Bold prediction for this weekend 1 ver 2 ham 3 Ric

    Felix LindekrantzFelix LindekrantzUukausi sitten
  • "Everyone can go Q3!!" ...except Mazepin.

    DaddY_SiegEDaddY_SiegEUukausi sitten
  • Green screen = piece of green fabric used to hide the mess in your room

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  • Sixth. It's pronounced sixth.

    Randeep JohlRandeep JohlUukausi sitten
  • Three word race preview: f1 is back

    Jesse QuiringJesse QuiringUukausi sitten
  • Enough with the Russian hate now c’mon give the kid another chance ✌🏻

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  • Half th grid does make q3 they need to let this girl only write stories

    John RosenbergJohn RosenbergUukausi sitten
  • Matt please put a little effort on your background for these podcasts

    Tommaso ZorzanTommaso ZorzanUukausi sitten
  • 24:31 apparently green logo is the bar LMAO

    Mawile #303Mawile #303Uukausi sitten
  • 21:15 you heard that, Katy said Max has the minerals lol

    Mawile #303Mawile #303Uukausi sitten
  • 17:18 half the grid does make it into Q3 xD

    Sahil DiwanSahil DiwanUukausi sitten
  • Katy's hair looks nice.

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  • Bold Prediction: Hamilton and Verstappen crash on lap one. Perez, Ricardo and Bottas fight for the win but Leclerc somehow finds a way to be on the podium or wins the race.

    Jacob GivensJacob GivensUukausi sitten
    • Oh I'd like to see that.

      Chelsea Mary-MargaretChelsea Mary-MargaretUukausi sitten
  • Predictions: Merc better than the media are saying - testing is for finding problems on the car, punishing it, breaking it and then fixing it... Unless you have no sponsors then it's for hiding problems and glory runs so that the media talks you up (not talking about Red Bull, they have more than enough money, more talking about backmarker teams). Red Bull will pull a Ferrari on the strategy calls again but now that Perez is in the car, instead of Ric who was already leaving the team and GaslyAlbon who weren't putting in the lap times, people/media will actually notice. Instead of equal strategies for the most team points they will sacrifice one driver's race for the other over and over. Us Perez fans won't be happy. McLaren will at times seem like they are in the mix with Aston and Ferrari and Alpine but by making less mistakes they will end up in a clear 3rd place in the championship. Aston Martin and Ferrari will be battling it out on track a lot of the time and the visuals of the red cars and green cars mixing it up are going to be awesome!

    fallenshallrisefallenshallriseUukausi sitten
  • Double podium for RB

    Antonin SantiagoAntonin SantiagoUukausi sitten
  • Biggest Surprize of the weekend: Kimi will get points. You seen it here first

    MyGaming DenMyGaming DenUukausi sitten
  • I like the more relaxed into more then the super excited one

    BIK3RBIK3RUukausi sitten
  • P1 merc p2 redbull p3 redbull p4 merc p5 Maclaren p6 aston p7 aston p8 reno p9 McLaren p10 alpha

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  • Monaco is the only curcuit with hard breaking everywhere but doesn't prevent good racing

    Klaus NeumannKlaus NeumannUukausi sitten
  • Wtf f1 where we dick ride redbull and hate on Haas cuz of mazepin smdh. @katie Also how the hell does redbull getting p1 and p2 better for the sport? That's very biased. Also they truly hate Mercedes and Hamilton. But merc will b Champions at the end of the season lame.

    Junito VassalloJunito VassalloUukausi sitten
  • I thought it said race review and I got scared

    EliotEliotUukausi sitten
  • I think the "....and McLaren" note comes from Ted Kravitz saying some people have them as the 2nd fastest car & Will Buxton saying they aren't a midfield team anymore.

    RobboRobboUukausi sitten
  • Aston Martin have the 3rd fastest pace on long runs according to the team guide video on the f1 channel.

    Eugene ArmenisEugene ArmenisUukausi sitten
  • Danny Ric was out scoring and out qualifying Max not counting the reliability issues the red bull had. Not sure what you guys are on about

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    • He lost 15:5 in the qualifying duel in 2018. Not much different in 2017.

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  • Imagine the old Hass dual is like Alonso and managed to hide all the problems, and Hass have a major poop box of a car and the FIA needs to bring out the 107% rule

    Chun Hei SOChun Hei SOUukausi sitten
  • Aston Martin is gonna be 3rd in the constructors championship. Why is everybody jumping on this McLaren bandwagon?

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    • Yeah aston were muchmuch quicker than mclaren in 2020. I am really shocked why pple are putting mclaren so high and aston so low. Personally i think theyll be 3rd. Easily.

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  • I gotta disagree. I'd guess Alonso will be the best rookie.

    Nathan HartfordNathan HartfordUukausi sitten
  • People underrate danny like crazy he was even with max and he dominates everyone else hes a upper tier driver a step above perez who got out qualified by ocon

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  • My season prediction: Lewis Hamilton will miss at least 1 of the 23 races because he is too busy

    DoggedJoeDoggedJoeUukausi sitten
    • Too busy at what?

      Think ItOverThink ItOverUukausi sitten
  • So great to see the founder again. I hope he enjoys his new founders hq.

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  • is it appropriate to comment about what a girl has under her jumper?

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