Will Aston Martin Take F1 To Court?

Aston Martin has hinted at legal action against F1 but would they really go that far? Matt, Tommy and Katy discuss this and much more from the first day of running at Imola.
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00:00 Intro
01:59 Technical issues in FP1
06:00 Gasly's future
16:21 Aston Martin vs F1
23:22 Mercedes look like Mercedes
28:24 Verstappen's Italy curse
32:49 Canada cancelled?
37:15 Imola predictions
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  • Who’s watching after Tsunoda got announced to replace Peréz for 2023

    Sam EbtekarSam Ebtekar6 minuuttia sitten
  • 31:00

    Samuel BarrellSamuel Barrell12 päivää sitten
  • why has the Jess girl been replaced? Where is she?

    Web crawlerWeb crawler13 päivää sitten
  • I respect the way your VPN read was accurate and not scaremongering by the way.

    GazmusGazmus16 päivää sitten
  • *watching at 1.5x speed* This sounds fairly normal. Are the discussions that slow normally?

    HabrenoHabreno17 päivää sitten
  • I made a comment a few days ago suggesting that it's probably not a bad idea for F1 to schedule as many as 24 races at the start of each year with the expectation that at least 3 or 4 will get cancelled. It sounds like that take is aging pretty well already.

    Nathan StroudNathan Stroud17 päivää sitten
  • Wow how could Aston Martin become even more unlikeable?

    Hugh JainisisHugh Jainisis18 päivää sitten
    • I mean Otmar a couple weeks ago gave an interview in which he described Perez's driving style as "extreme" and not in a good way. So I mean he critiqued the one driver who gave his team a win, and saved that team from bankruptcy, so that's how they are even more unlikeable.

      Sai BattuSai Battu17 päivää sitten
  • Guys, there’s not a translation for “Made in (country)”, it’s a typical English expression. It may seem strange to have that super long title with both Italian and English words but it’s essentially a way to sponsor made in Italy products, that’s it. No Matt, there’s no Italian word as “made” ;)

    VylkeerVylkeer19 päivää sitten
  • Wtf1s got the hottest babe! Katy u got fan's! 🔥😄🍑👌⭐ And u seem genuinely into f1 😌💗😜✌️

    Eoin BarryEoin Barry19 päivää sitten
    • Cute af! I'll stop now 😬😅

      Eoin BarryEoin Barry19 päivää sitten
  • Maybe Aston Martin should design their own car, wouldn't have this issue.

    Cravone GamingCravone Gaming19 päivää sitten
  • AMR was such a humble team in its previous guises (RP and Force India). Now all I see them doing is lawyering up for everyyy small reason.. Godddd grow up and get to work like others do. Slowly feel like I'm losing interest in the team.

    Oshan KothadiyaOshan Kothadiya19 päivää sitten
  • The "hair in the soup" is a German phrase in deed. It basically means, that there is something that annoys you and makes things a bit more challenging.

    Der BeppoDer Beppo19 päivää sitten
  • Turkey doesn't need resurfacing. The whole problem was that the resurfacing was done too close to the race. It's going to be a regular surface if they go back there.

    GoktugGoktug19 päivää sitten
  • Because I have heard this so often now: there is a German proverb "to search for the hair in the soup" which basically means you are looking for things that are wrong just because. It's pretty mundane, but toto obviously mixed this up with the "fly in the soup" english proverb

    Clemens JilgClemens Jilg20 päivää sitten
  • Tommy looked like a vampire lmao

    777X Gang777X Gang20 päivää sitten
  • It's only rigt that Albon returns next season, weather that means Gasly leaving Alpha Tauri or, Red Bull not extending with Perez

    Ousama El BaghdadiOusama El Baghdadi20 päivää sitten
  • I cant wait to see Bottas 7.9 in 2025

    TerribleFireTerribleFire20 päivää sitten
  • The Aston Martin complaints are just comical to me. Mercedes were upset because it hampered their design philosophy and on top they lost DAS due to other teams complaining - which no one would if they had just thought of it themselves. But Merc said “Yeah this rule hurts us more than Red Bull etc. But we have a good team and we’ll see what we can do.” That work has lead to a win and a pole in a weaker car. Aston have copied Merc but the fact they haven’t been able to adapt as well sort of says they just were too confident on the tactic of copying and didn’t revise things the way Merc did. I understand being aggrieved but to outright threaten and complain is just funny.

  • I swr Max broke down pit exit that’s y he had to take the long way round

    Eman KsEman Ks20 päivää sitten
  • Matty: hopefully quali will prove close Quali: Redbull 2-3, Mercedes 1-8, Norris nearly took a front row start, Perez 2nd!!!!!!! Yes Matt it was very close

    DILO GOD !!!DILO GOD !!!20 päivää sitten
  • yes they should be allowed spend a lot of money to switch back to the old floor. red bull should be allowed to keep this years car. ferrari should allowed to use their 2019 engine because they are sad.mercedes should be allowed to use the 2022 car. haas should do nothing and stay in last place. bernie should come back and run f1 for ferrari, mercedes and mclaren. the other teams should be run by current ceo.

    COSMOS TREKCOSMOS TREK20 päivää sitten
  • I think it's their fault for copying the Merc. Lewis would have been 0.200 down yesterday if not for Max's mistake. Honestly it's not fair to make changes to try and slow down 1 team. F1 has done this for years now. Merc would probably be 1 - 1.5 sec faster if not for this change. Ofc it's good if the championship is closer. But they could lose the championship because of this. All they have to do is pay Perez enough to make contact with Lewis a few times. If it goes to court, I mean it's 100% done to effect Mercedes. I personally think high rake cars look silly. So if everyone starts running that setup it would just be bad for F1. Isn't the new FIA boss italian too? Also looking at the 2022 cars I didn't see any high rake concepts. So hopefully this rule change doesn't go into next years cars too.

    Tom MackTom Mack20 päivää sitten
  • I can imagine Zak with his sly grin walking down the paddock, slowing down to wave at Otmar...

    Atharva LeleAtharva Lele20 päivää sitten
  • i respect katy as a professional.......but her makeup/hair is on point. looking very attractive. matt, dont get your hair cut by a blind man. its a good thing he's got a good personality lol jk jk. and tommy, the founder. where would f1 be without him? nowhere, thats where.

    Micro SoftMicro Soft20 päivää sitten
  • Love the McLaren cushion covers Katie.

    bryce cousensbryce cousens20 päivää sitten
  • Aston Martin is doing a Ferrari

    WolfdogWolfdog20 päivää sitten
  • I'm in love with you Katy 😍😫😍 You are the absolutely most adorable person I've ever seen and heard!!! I literally melt when hearing your voice

    Michael BMichael B21 päivä sitten
  • Well before they were taken to court and now they are taking f1 to court?

    Dont BotherDont Bother21 päivä sitten
  • Tommy: hopefully alpha tauri will have a good weekend. Yuki tsnunoda: crashes in quali

    Harvir GillHarvir Gill21 päivä sitten
  • I still miss the pink livery.

    SparkyPvPSparkyPvP21 päivä sitten
  • if ottmar take the FIA to court he will be faster out of F1 then Mazepin was of Bahrain GP

    DieSchnelleFederDieSchnelleFeder21 päivä sitten
  • On the terms of AM, I feel if they see the rules weren't changed properly, they are in their right to sue, I don't believe they will ever change the rules half the season, but there would be a bunch of money going into AM. If it's true and they sue liberty will never try to interfere with the sport's regulation again ( a positive). I just feel that if they feel it was illegal they should sue. I just hope they don't drag this out a lot and became a cry-baby team. You said a school analogy, but it would be like the professor does the test for classes A and B, then the principal decides to intervene and add parts that Class A learned and Class B did not. Ofc Class A gets better marks than B, is it fair? What I mean is if the intervention was done in an illegal way they ofc are in the right and should sue.

    Bernardo Macara - DetterBernardo Macara - Detter21 päivä sitten
  • Aston Martin's idea of do legal action against F1 because the rules have been changed would be comical, if it wasn't mostly pathetic. Why would AM want to do this? Why the new regulation penalizes Mercedes ... I would like to understand one thing: Mercedes does not complain, but Aston Martin does. For some reason this new F1 regulation that penalizes Mercedes should also penalize Aston Martin? Ridiculous .... maybe because Aston Martin is the carbon copy of Mercedes? Unfortunately in the English team they do not know how to copy, because Mercedes has solved the problem and the only slow one is Aston Martin which is currently the worst failure of this year. It would be appropriate to remind the brilliant AM executives that the new regulation has been examined and approved by ALL the participating manufacturers, so the idea of taking legal action against F1 is simply incredibly stupid and demented.

    Paky LinussPaky Linuss21 päivä sitten
  • Canada’s too cold when they go to USA and Mexico

    BlkMigo91LGaHBlkMigo91LGaH21 päivä sitten
  • When Tommy talks about the Italy Verstappen curse his facecam is becoming more and more black and white. Coincidence? I think not!

    Novato16Novato1621 päivä sitten
  • Kinda feel like Aston have been done dirty

    M BM B21 päivä sitten
  • If Nürburgring has one thing, it is not money :D

    BlueSkyline ShanowBlueSkyline Shanow21 päivä sitten
  • Legal action against the FIA will probably get them nowhere unless their lawyers can actually play with words correctly. The actual story is. -Mercedes has a dominant low rake car -Aston Martin copy the dominant car and switch from a high rake to a low rake concept -The FIA usually identifies the areas where teams gain advantages compared to others and when one team is so ahead they make rule changes (you could argue that it took them quite a while to do so compared to the past) -Aston Martin struggles like Mercedes (compared to their 2020 performance). Oh the irony to point #2 with the rule chaning hurting the very concept they decided to copy just 2 years ago. A certain Alpine driver would call that Karma.

    Zanzaroni GRZanzaroni GR21 päivä sitten
  • Katie you dont speak for me I want lewis to blowout the field. I hope honda continue to come thru wit unreliability. Like ive been saying max will not be champ this year

    Junito VassalloJunito Vassallo21 päivä sitten
  • Amg will lose the constructors due to bottas being shit

    Sekani SerieuxSekani Serieux21 päivä sitten
  • Vettel is garbage

    Seto KaibaSeto Kaiba21 päivä sitten
  • Go merc and ham Matt and tommy redbull will not be champ this year you sissy fan boys

    Junito VassalloJunito Vassallo21 päivä sitten
  • Yuki didn’t do well in qualifying

    Brick IslandBrick Island21 päivä sitten
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    Sudarrat BrookeSudarrat Brooke21 päivä sitten
  • Super sad Canada fan 😭 🇨🇦

    Rebecca DobrukRebecca Dobruk21 päivä sitten
  • Is Katy's sofa meant to be in WTF1 colours?

    TheLoneScullerTheLoneSculler21 päivä sitten
  • Sky Italy managed to let us see everything and even they didn't know why

    Matteo PeraMatteo Pera21 päivä sitten

    Kebab House i TimråKebab House i Timrå21 päivä sitten
  • actually it was not an unanymous agreement @WTF1 mercedes, williams, aston martin were against it in the vote!

    Erwann IVErwann IV21 päivä sitten
  • Time stamps in description whataguy

    JwalK YTJwalK YT21 päivä sitten
  • "The hair in the soup" is quite a common phrase here in the german speaking countries.

    Gee TeeGee Tee21 päivä sitten
  • who thinks Mat should do a Minecraft tour of the Imola F1 Circiut?

    plane & car enthusiasts Joshplane & car enthusiasts Josh21 päivä sitten
  • Anyone else notice how Katy's couch pillows are themed perfectly to the channel's colors? Awesome ambience and quite the good feedback from her as well

    Water fasting & moreWater fasting & more21 päivä sitten
  • Friday podcast as a filler? How about a podcast every day of each race weekend. I approve

    Water fasting & moreWater fasting & more21 päivä sitten
  • [Comment removed for bad opinion of Failton Martin]

    WhitdogWhitdog21 päivä sitten
  • Aston Martin are already hated. I can't see them retaining their old fans. Their current fanbase is just a bunch of Brits banging on about british enginering and legacy. This team used to be the underdogs. Now they're posh. Perez saved them. They fired Perez. Perez couldn't find a bad word to say about the team after being fired. They talked shit about him and his driving style behind his back. Otmar used to give the impression that he is a cool guy. Calm, collected, knew what he was doing. Now he is reduced to being a hencheman for the bond villain. And Lance has always been a babeling idiot in interviews. Who still loves this team? And why would you with so many great drivers like Ricciardo, Perez, Gasly, Norris, Leclerc, Kimi etc. to cheer for and with cool teams like McLaren and their brilliant PR. Why would you cheer for Aston Martin?

    kodrich1204kodrich120421 päivä sitten
  • I love the byes hahahaha.. oh and the podcast ofcourse.!!

    shubham tomershubham tomer21 päivä sitten
  • 18:46 - “rule changes mid way through the season seem like madness” Okay. F1 did such a madness last year when they banned engine modes to reduce deficit of some teams. 🤷🏻‍♂️ To be clear. I don’t want mid season rule changes. But since f1 fans call for consistency then they should consider another rule change mid season.

    Varun SambiVarun Sambi21 päivä sitten

    Alistair BugejaAlistair Bugeja21 päivä sitten
  • Talking about long breaks, I remember Japan 1998, the championship-deciding final race on 1st Nov which was a whole 5 weeks after the preceding race at Nurburgring on 27th Sept!

    Craig WilsonCraig Wilson21 päivä sitten
  • Well at least Aston Martin is returning to the original aston form

    noormubeen parbhoonoormubeen parbhoo21 päivä sitten
  • I love Aston but the fact that they were racing point (that team that copied the fastest car and almost stole p3 from Mclaren (I'm a Mclaren fanboy)) makes me still want them to do bad and I must say I'm glad they dropped back.

    Alistair BugejaAlistair Bugeja21 päivä sitten
  • Im sorry but : "its the same rule for everything" is technicly true, but because the locker development there are teams that are getting fucked way more, because they cant Design a new car around the rear wing changed... i think even toto hinted at a targeted change

    Sebastian PSebastian P21 päivä sitten
  • Aston did vote for the new 2021 regs...

    F1RE RacingF1RE Racing21 päivä sitten
  • There is a 50% chance of rain on Sunday. Either there is, or their isn't. That's 50% by my calculation.

    Ryan SkellyRyan Skelly21 päivä sitten
  • “Normally feed it in the rear.” Do you kiss your mother with that mouth?

    Kyle MKyle M21 päivä sitten
  • thats what happen when you coppy someone's else project. When you have to modify it you dont even know where to start

    F. GF. G21 päivä sitten
  • You guys are real and that makes you enjoyable. This American loves WTF1.

    Mic OdyerskiMic Odyerski21 päivä sitten
  • I've lost all respect for Otmar. There isn't a bigger complainer in F1 right now. Point 1: if you're going to copy someone, don't be a shit copy. Let's be honest, they were good but not great last year. Fast forward to this year and while the Merc is not the fastest, they were still competitive. Why? The team. Point 2: if you're going to copy the best teams philosophy, you better be prepared for rule changes to affect you. Go through F1 history (this channel has made many videos on this) and look at how the FIA will let back a team or tech that's too good. So if you tie yourself to that teams philosophy, don't be shocked when you're affected by a nerf to that team. As they said, just get on with it. Mercedes got on with it and they're faster than they were 3 weeks ago. Sorry, Otmars complaining gets me all worked up. What a disgraceful look for Aston to have him bitching up a storm and not talking about how they're working on improvements.

    RealReal21 päivä sitten
  • New rule. "Live track " No slow driving on the track! That's what the pit lane is for!!! If you are on the track, you must be at or near full speed. Period! Or go home.

    Mic OdyerskiMic Odyerski21 päivä sitten
    • I believe that is called the Grosjean rule - Doesn't matte what speed you are supposed to take the corner at, you pin the throttle, smash through two other cars and hit the wall at 200mph while on fire.

      Lost AloneLost Alone21 päivä sitten
  • Mercedes is literally the second fastest car but aston Martin is struggling. Maybe they need to upgrade it so they are fast? Or they can just focus on 2022 instead of saying" we'll be fast"

    Rahul77_ YTRahul77_ YT21 päivä sitten
  • Katie has fitted in so well to the podcast, at first I wasn't too sure but dam she won me over. She's got a good sense of humour being able to take Matt's cheeky digs at times and letting it roll on. This is my go to podcast for F1, learnt so much from Tommy about the sport.

    Sauvage94Sauvage9421 päivä sitten
    • 100% agree - She is a great addition, and helps the chemistry of the show a lot.

      Lost AloneLost Alone21 päivä sitten
  • I had to declare a fraudulent charge with my credit card company in order to get my money back from the canadian gp organizers. I used the official website too not some shady back door experience site.

    Brian TBrian T21 päivä sitten
  • Canada has this thing called snow....

    Brian TBrian T21 päivä sitten
    • I still have a foot of it in my yard. In SE British Columbia.

      Rod HumeRod Hume21 päivä sitten
  • This is so dumb. They copied Mercedes last year and it worked, did it again and got burned. Get over it and do your own homework

    Scott MeredithScott Meredith21 päivä sitten
  • As a Canadian from Montreal, I hear a lot of "why isn't the Canadian GP grouped with Mexico and COTA in the calendar" and my answer is it gets pretty frisky in october! Sometimes snow make an apperance

    GobbleLobsterGobbleLobster21 päivä sitten
  • 'Otmar Safnauer was unhappy' Mate, he's not been happy a day in his life. All he does is throw tantrums and steal Mercedes workbooks. Fuck him.

    BartandaelusBartandaelus21 päivä sitten
  • This bit of F1 drama we currently have is hilarious.

    DaniMacYoDaniMacYo21 päivä sitten
    • Not as much as Rich Energy

      The Deamon MeteorThe Deamon Meteor21 päivä sitten
  • What is the point of saying "proven" in front of "race winner" if you're going to use it on someone who lucked into a win one time? Ricciardo is a proven race winner. Pierre is not yet.

    Brian TBrian T21 päivä sitten
  • I do kinda see their point tho, don't like the way they are going about it tho. It was supposed to make a 10% decrease across the board but ending up being a 5% decrease for some and 20% for others.

    Abroham LincolnAbroham Lincoln21 päivä sitten
  • The Bond villain is angry.

    Lonely PlanetLonely Planet21 päivä sitten
  • I agree that Aston Martin should shut up, but what if there was really an involvement by Liberty Media in the rulemaking, If there is something wrong done should it go unpunished?

    Bhaskar DBhaskar D21 päivä sitten
  • The F1 Race is the kickoff to our summers here in Montreal, so I'm not sure if having the GP in October/November is really something we'd want. Also not sure if we want racing in 5 to 15° Temps in our Fall season. Not sure if at least one of the US, Mexico or Brazil would want to move over to a June date in the future to make the overseas trip more efficient? I understand F1 not wanting to comply with the 7 or 14 day quarantine with all the safety measures already in place, so I'm crossing my fingers that this doesn't affect 2022 to 2029...

    CanadiensFan088CanadiensFan08821 päivä sitten
  • More more podcastsssss

    JusT EnigmAJusT EnigmA21 päivä sitten
  • Aston is talking shit

    Hemanth SHemanth S21 päivä sitten
  • I nearly skipped this because of the title.. I thought it was only about Aston Martin

    justice4germansjustice4germans21 päivä sitten
  • As a red blooded Canadian I whole heartedly say go redbull

    Scottie FisherScottie Fisher21 päivä sitten
    • Actually, I'm pulling for Alfa Romeo. I was raised to root for the underdog. I know that should probably go to Haas, but Kimi is the oldest man there. That's gotta be worth something I think.

      Rod HumeRod Hume21 päivä sitten
  • 16:20 is where the title of the video starts

    Aditya ChakrabortyAditya Chakraborty21 päivä sitten
  • 34:50 it’s a weather thing. Canada has very extreme weather.

    DSQueenieDSQueenie22 päivää sitten
    • Yup, I still have a foot of snow outside here. SE British Columbia.

      Rod HumeRod Hume21 päivä sitten
  • New team on the grid complaining about how poor they have been over the last 6 months now threatening to take the sport to court if they don’t change the rules? I’m embarrassed for AM

    david marrazzodavid marrazzo22 päivää sitten
  • they change the floor hurting low rake cars. Everyone: sick it up, Omar. referencing turkey track surface which is the same for everyone. Matt: "Hamilton won they need to resurface, the track was unacceptable."

    App Racing LegendApp Racing Legend22 päivää sitten
  • it always amazes me how everyone thinks Red Bull will be able to make a reliable car? have you tried Red Bull?

    App Racing LegendApp Racing Legend22 päivää sitten
  • They should have copied a different car

    markmark22 päivää sitten
  • Next up: Aston Martin sues Mercedes for having a slower car

    MdMDmDMdMDmD22 päivää sitten
  • Gasly and Russell to Mercedes 2022. And Aston Martin should google the word KARMA!! They deserve to be at the back for the way they treated Perez.

    Built 2jz LexusBuilt 2jz Lexus22 päivää sitten
    • @Fofodksjdnn he definitely doesn’t seem like someone who’s ready to retire. He seems more enthusiastic than ever lol

      Built 2jz LexusBuilt 2jz Lexus22 päivää sitten
    • That will only happen if Lewis retires, which personally, I don't believe

      FofodksjdnnFofodksjdnn22 päivää sitten
  • liberty media wants to take the performance out of F1. Liberty wants to make the top teams compete with teams like Haas. I hope F1 fans are ready to start watching teams tank for the extra benefits. a non competitive car has no right being on the track as slow traffic can be dangerous. Also stop it. you guys know F1 made the new rules to hamper Mercedes, that is why you all were so happy to hear how much it affected the Mercedes performance. also also nice hear how freely you spend other peoples money.

    App Racing LegendApp Racing Legend22 päivää sitten
  • AMR is right, this rule specifically targeted low rake and wasn’t introduce to affect everyone. It’s bs

    Johnjohn RiceJohnjohn Rice22 päivää sitten
    • Rules in f1 change all the time, adapt or die. Mercedes aren't complaining, they're just getting on with it

      FofodksjdnnFofodksjdnn22 päivää sitten
  • Where are the people who were saying Aston Martin will compete with Mercedes now?😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Saf what's his face crying like a baby now that he slow but last year was so smug after he COPIED another car to make his car, what a clown 😂😂😂😂😂🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡

    Nur ZamanNur Zaman22 päivää sitten
  • No mention of the Miami rumours?! (edit: Katie may have just hinted in the final thoughts!) I think Bottas might win this week tbh. And Racing Point don’t have a leg to stand on. They’ve been affected by regulation changes aimed at reducing Mercedes’ dominance simply because they copied the Mercedes. You reap what you sow Lawrence, you reap what you sow 😈

    CC22 päivää sitten
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    Nur ZamanNur Zaman22 päivää sitten