Torquing Point podcast: Bye Monaco, Hello Esports

Date published: March 24 2020 - Finley Crebolder

In another week without any racing, there’s still plenty to discuss from the world of Formula 1 in the third edition of Torquing Point.

Finley Crebolder and Michelle Foster kick off episode 3 of Planet F1’s podcast by going over the ramifications of the sport’s most famous race, the Monaco Grand Prix, being cancelled, and try to figure out just how the 2020 season is going to take place.

The global pandemic isn’t just affecting this season’s calendar anymore, either. The big regulation changes originally slated for 2021 have been delayed a year and, failing to hide their disappointment, they go over why this decision was made and what it means going forward.

With a lack of real-life track action, E-sports has stepped up, and Finley and Michelle attempt to answer all the big questions surrounding it. Can it fill the void? Will more F1 drivers take part? Would a Kimi gaming stream be the greatest thing in motor racing?

With the help of some comments from the site’s readers, they then wrap things up by discussing Pedro de la Rosa’s somewhat controversial claim that the Hamilton/Alonso pairing was the best ever.

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PS: Apologies for the poor sound quality. We’ve lost access to our studio for obvious reasons so have to record from our homes, but fear not, microphones have been ordered and will be with us for the next episode!

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