F1Weekly podcast # 761

CLARK AND NASIR SHARE A PASTIS AND ARE SO HAPPY TO HAVE LE GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE TO TALK ABOUT BUT THE SAD SITUATION AT MCLAREN DOMINATES THE CONVERSATION! WE HAVE LE GOODY BAG AFTER MOTORSPORTS MONDIAL AND SOME WORDS FROM FERNANDO ON THE UPCOMING AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX…

Fernando Alonso, McLaren Driver

“After a disappointing result, the best thing you can do is move on, so it’s good that we have another race this weekend. And the weekend after. I like this track – it’s a good mix of the new and the old. The big hills, the gradient and the compact nature of the paddock all remind you that this was once one of F1’s grand old venues; but the modern facilities are also a fantastic addition.

Eric Boullier, Racing Director

“This is the second of F1’s summer triple-header, and like Paul Ricard and Silverstone, one of the most fan-focused events on the calendar. For that reason, it’s always an enjoyable weekend, and good for the sport.

“The track is compact and relatively straightforward, but also a real driver’s circuit – you’re looking to extract the tiniest margins from car and driver around such a short, quick lap. And that’s not always easy, as a few of the corners sometimes look more inviting than they really are…

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