Autosport podcast: The stories behind the Formula 1 testing times

Gary Anderson reviews the opening day of the first Barcelona Formula 1 test of 2018 in the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast

Autosport podcast: The stories behind the Formula 1 testing times

Recorded after a long day at the circuit, during which Anderson was able to watch trackside and speak to key technical personal, there's plenty of insight into the stories behind the times from the test.

The impressive on-track poise of the Ferrari, the troubles Lewis Hamilton had with the Mercedes in the afternoon and the promising start for Red Bull are all delved into.

McLaren's mixed bag, with a car that handled well on track but a morning interrupted by losing a wheel, and its hopes with Renault propulsion are also a key talking point.

Anderson also looks at the newly-revealed cars from Force India and Toro Rosso, and is quietly impressed with the start Honda has made to 2018.

The Autosport Podcast is available to subscribe to free via iTunes and other podcast suppliers - simply search for 'Autosport'.

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