Beyond The Grid: The Best Bits Of 2020! | F1 Official Podcast


On this special episode of Beyond The Grid, Tom Clarkson picks some of his favourite stories and anecdotes from the guests he’s spoken to this year, including gems from Sebastian Vettel, George Russell, Lando Norris, Riccardo Patrese and more!

0:00 - Tom Clarkson introduces Beyond The Grid’s best bits of 2020
1:21 - FIA Race Director Michael Masi remembers his predecessor, Charlie Whiting
6:22 - Former McLaren test driver Pedro de la Rosa’s first memories of Lewis Hamilton
12:05 - ‘Night owl’ Lando Norris talks gaming marathons and getting in a bit of trouble with McLaren
15:10 - Legendary car designer John Barnard on his game-changing semi-automatic gearbox
20:40 - 70s and 80s racer Jochen Mass relives his fiery crash in France in 1982
24’03 - Alex Zanardi on winning Olympic gold and finding inspiration
27:39 - How GP-winner Riccardo Patrese lost his trousers in a Nelson Piquet prank
31:04 - Nigel Mansell remembers the unique perks of life as a Ferrari driver
34:06 - Sebastian Vettel on ‘failing’ at Ferrari
42:57 - McLaren boss Zak Brown talks Tom through his incredible car collection
46:38 - Julian Jakobi on managing rivals Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost
51:22 - George Russell remembers joining the Mercedes young driver programme… in the bath
56:48 - Tom sums up the year and reads your messages about Mattia Binotto’s Beyond The Grid interview

Thanks for listening to Beyond The Grid in 2020. There are more than 100 episodes available wherever you get your podcasts or here on CNboth. Beyond The Grid will be back with more great guests in 2021.
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  • Archie Kellaway
    Archie Kellaway个月 前

    I would love to see an interview with a regular f2 driver like Markelov or Ghiotto

  • Mr Bungle
    Mr Bungle个月 前

    Pedro de la rosa was funny

  • emirtah
    emirtah个月 前

    Great show ! Keep it up Tom !

  • Jose Astorga
    Jose Astorga个月 前

    Chills listening to Zanardi. Beautiful perspective

  • Iamgud
    Iamgud个月 前

    Seb was just lucky to win 4 championship with redbull. Hope the next year will be his last!! He dosent deserve a seat....

  • Iamgud
    Iamgud个月 前

    Whay dont seb just retayer? He docent deserve a seat in f1. Worst driver ever....

  • Iamgud


    个月 前

    @HurtleTurtle yeah i now man

  • HurtleTurtle


    个月 前

    Oh man...

  • Valéria Almeida
    Valéria Almeida个月 前

    I wonder if Mansell's experience with the gifts is still a thing at Ferrari. I doubt it

  • Eugene Elkin
    Eugene Elkin个月 前

    HAPPY_NEW_YEAR_AND_X_MASS 明けましておめでとうござい 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎆🎆🎆🎆🎇🎇🎇🎇🎇🧨🧨🧨🧨✨✨✨✨🎉🎉🎉🎊🎊🎊🎊🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃🎀🎀🎀🎀🎀🎀🎀🎀🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗

  • Yiğitcan GÜR
    Yiğitcan GÜR个月 前

    2020 animated please

  • Epick
    Epick个月 前

    If it wasnt for ocons manager.. *George Russell n e v e r existed in F1.*

  • Amir Azraei
    Amir Azraei个月 前

    Beyond the Grid is my favourite podcast, period.

  • BMW-Sauber#992
    BMW-Sauber#992个月 前

    Always liked Zak ,but now even more.....that's a car collection

  • Ronan
    Ronan个月 前

    I want the seb who dominated during v8 era.

  • Federal Premium

    Federal Premium

    个月 前

    @Iamgud like with Hamilton lol

  • Iamgud


    个月 前

    He is a really bad driver actually, probebly the worst driver ever we have hade in f1

  • Iamgud


    个月 前

    He was just lucky to have a dominant car

  • mezalong


    个月 前

    No you don't.

  • Avie
    Avie个月 前

    George Russell and bathrooms... Maybe he should live in one 🤣🤣

  • Mikael Nilsson

    Mikael Nilsson

    个月 前

    Plot twist, he already does!

  • Sheldon Lee Cooper
    Sheldon Lee Cooper个月 前

    Make it a video podcast for next year please.

  • Gladis Demoya
    Gladis Demoya个月 前

    Ni entendí nada Vettel mejor

  • Renad Emara
    Renad Emara个月 前

    last Beyond The Grid of 2020....

  • Chris Valeske
    Chris Valeske个月 前

    5ebastian Vettel ❤

  • Piotr Kobielus
    Piotr Kobielus个月 前


  • JoshuaW_2
    JoshuaW_2个月 前

    “Best bits of 2020” *shows **11:59** December 31st*

  • Cheese Lover69
    Cheese Lover69个月 前

    I'm so sorry you had to have a conversation with Stroll. Hes a bit......a lot.........trash.

  • Cheese Lover69

    Cheese Lover69

    个月 前

    @Joëlle Claire STROLL IS TRASH.

  • Joëlle Claire

    Joëlle Claire

    个月 前

    Oof, where's the hate coming from

  • Abel Ollés
    Abel Ollés个月 前

    The magic in George's bathroom phone calls...

  • F1 Apesway
    F1 Apesway个月 前

    Thought at the begging in was the pornhub intro

  • Noel Kavanagh
    Noel Kavanagh个月 前

    Is it just me or is F1 the best Motorsport on the planet. I've been watching since I was a kid now at 45 love it even more. I get butterflies coming up to race weekend. Any one agree?

  • Nübar Həsənquliyeva
    Nübar Həsənquliyeva个月 前


  • BlueFlag Alpha
    BlueFlag Alpha个月 前

    Ralf Schumacher is my favourite

  • Audio Cosmonaut
    Audio Cosmonaut个月 前

    Next season, Carlos will do everything he can so Ferrari don't suffer a car loss.

  • Audio Cosmonaut
    Audio Cosmonaut个月 前

    My goosebump moment of the season was George overtaking Valtteri on the outside of T6 on Bahrain's Outer Circuit at the Sakhir Grand Prix 😎 Has to be said, though, that Valtteri's tyres were probably older than Jupiter at that point 😅 Nonetheless, what a stellar performance by George!

  • Arrie


    个月 前

    Very accurate comment

  • Mislav Marić
    Mislav Marić个月 前

    Grazie Seb❤️❤️

  • Lukas Helbeck
    Lukas Helbeck个月 前

    Let´s go 5EB!

  • Daniel Katz
    Daniel Katz个月 前

    That's too cool

  • Lorenza Covini
    Lorenza Covini个月 前

    Alex Zanardi ❤️🙏🏻

  • Kishor Sonawane
    Kishor Sonawane个月 前

    Zak is cool af

  • Daniel O'Connor
    Daniel O'Connor个月 前


  • Chandran S

    Chandran S

    个月 前

    Uhh I mean that while I had seen your comment, I was watching at 4th minute of the podcast

  • Daniel O'Connor

    Daniel O'Connor

    个月 前

    @Chandran S ?

  • Chandran S

    Chandran S

    个月 前

    So early that recommendation is better. Now I am at 4 minutes...

  • Chasedi9
    Chasedi9个月 前

    The intro music really hits.

  • Valentin


    个月 前

    @Theo S Thinking the same, especially the GTA IV Soundtrack "Soviet Connection".

  • BlueFlag Alpha

    BlueFlag Alpha

    个月 前


  • Audio Cosmonaut

    Audio Cosmonaut

    个月 前

    Yeah man, just how I feel about it. Has a deep & cool vibe IMO 👍🏻

  • Zhi Qin
    Zhi Qin个月 前

    well I’m not surprised that Lando is a night owl ahhahaha

  • Mattpie Gaming
    Mattpie Gaming个月 前

    im so early i jumped the start by .002

  • Roy Ung
    Roy Ung个月 前

    Seb :(

  • shashanka niraula
    shashanka niraula个月 前

    When I was this early.......Carlos lived in Spain with the "s" 😂😂

  • Forro


    个月 前

    @MidN Music Tifosi man. I mean, if u feel part of a team then u are the team too And people seems to forget 2014 and then 2015, or how bad 2016 was and then 2017 and 2018.

  • MidN Music

    MidN Music

    个月 前

    @kimi88cz do you work for Ferrari, cause if you don't you wouldn't say "we"

  • BlueFlag Alpha

    BlueFlag Alpha

    个月 前

    He will suffer alot next year

  • kimi88cz


    个月 前

    We will bounce back, no worries

  • AWildSnowball


    个月 前

    @Vihax yo can you stop spamming

  • Vihax
    Vihax个月 前


  • Краснохвостый Сом
    Краснохвостый Сом个月 前

    I'am first !!!

  • Joseph Smith
    Joseph Smith个月 前


  • Vihax


    个月 前