How The Team Battle For 3rd Was Won | Jolyon Palmer Analysis | 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


Jolyon Palmer digs deeper into how McLaren got the better of Racing Point in the battle for 3rd in the team championship - and the crucial pit stop that was investigated by the stewards.
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  • Felippe M Marques
    Felippe M Marques21 天 前

    Thanks for the best season ever! 👊

  • szewei85
    szewei8529 天 前

    Haha cool

  • SINCE 1987
    SINCE 198729 天 前

    MY LORD ..... McLaren In 3 Place , Let's Celebrate ! ! ! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • James
    James个月 前

    The price of having a pay driver, it means the other driver is having to do more heavy lifting to keep the team up with the points

  • Ajeshwar Sra
    Ajeshwar Sra个月 前

    mate comb your hair at the very least.

  • valle3452
    valle3452个月 前

    The (wrong) decisions made under safety cars (twice I think?) robbed Sergio of big shots at podiums, getting tapped into a spin by Max at Portimao did too, and at least one less 3rd place due to engine failure in Bahrain would have buried any hopes McLaren and Renault had of grabbing third waaay in advance. But, Lance just didn't deliver consistent results when Checo couldn't. That's the single biggest reason as to why they lost out.

  • Thoradim
    Thoradim个月 前

    RP should be happy not getting a penalty for that release

  • Jeremy Zhang
    Jeremy Zhang个月 前

    This race was so bad even Palmer's analysis is boring

  • Lundo
    Lundo个月 前

    honestly, stroll didn't even have to slow down at all. there was still a large enough gap that he could have stayed at 80 the entire time.

  • Lundo
    Lundo个月 前

    I mean, Carlos would have still ended up passing stroll.

  • Thomas
    Thomas个月 前

    Vettel better be the bag man because Tracing Point need to driver who can carry for Stroll.

  • The Fake Kenny S
    The Fake Kenny S个月 前

    daddy's cash

  • Grant Bierlmeier
    Grant Bierlmeier个月 前

    Respect to McLaren as they are a great team but in my book Racing Point got 3rd. The FIA took away 15 points from Racing Point - but let them use the car after all. It’s the prerogative of the FIA to do that, and ultimately they make the call, but in my books Racing Point was best of the rest and the unadulterated results support that.

  • MrMattie725
    MrMattie725个月 前

    Giving critisism on the steward on the official F1 channel. Respect Palmer.

  • MrMattie725
    MrMattie725个月 前

    That graph looks like they are not allowed to go 81 instead of allowed to go 80! Clearly going 80.5 or 80.6. Marginal gains I guess :D

  • y1521t21b5
    y1521t21b5个月 前

    This race doesn't deserve the quality of _Jolyon Palmer's_ analysis.

  • aFacelessName
    aFacelessName个月 前

    Racing Point's 15 point penalty cost them the season.

  • Andrew Blucher
    Andrew Blucher个月 前

    Essentially Sainz gave Stroll 2 tenths. But Stroll's mechanics were ... strolling.

  • Visan Georgian
    Visan Georgian个月 前

    Racing Point will NEVER be the team McLaren is. At least not while Stroll is there

  • Alan Drak
    Alan Drak个月 前

    the difference:two consistent drivers Ocon and Stroll not consistent enough

  • Rangifulla
    Rangifulla个月 前

    Merry Christmas Paywall Palmer

  • GloomGaiGar
    GloomGaiGar个月 前

    For you F2P players: The bit you missed was just fast Max and slowish Mercedes.

  • Nanorisk
    Nanorisk个月 前

    Fernando will probably ask where Palmer is again next year.

  • Jeff Keith
    Jeff Keith个月 前

    Laurence hit the Red Button on Checo's car.

  • mieguistumas
    mieguistumas个月 前

    Racing Point knew that without Perez they are just not going to do it. Stroll is too terrible of a driver, looking for excuses instead of pushing. He complained about the temperatures later and said that the car had pace at some points, but not for long. I mean, when you find F1 seat under a Christmas tree, you kind of stop playing with it after some time. Too bad that him playing with daddy's toys cost Perez his seat.

  • Procat Procat
    Procat Procat个月 前

    I hope Vettel gels, and totally destroys Stroll next year. Billionaire daddy's son F1 drivers need to be a thing of the past. (Next target should be all pay drivers)

  • Bobby Tzarevski
    Bobby Tzarevski个月 前

    Surely if anything, Carlos backing up slightly actually advantaged stroll by letting him get closer to him before the pit boxes? By doing that you can see stroll was right up his rear wing when Carlos peeled into his box compared to the few car lengths between them when they both crossed the pit limiter. If Carlos had kept to the limiter stroll would’ve still been those one or two car lengths behind which would’ve given Carlos more breathing room and he actually would’ve gotten out slightly more comfortably ahead.

  • Darrell Border
    Darrell Border个月 前

    And it still comes down to pit stop strategy and timing. Just ask George Russell.

  • Jade Moyles
    Jade Moyles个月 前

    Up McLaren

  • Karan Nair
    Karan Nair个月 前

    Stroll doesn’t deserve that seat man...I mean racing point lost the championship the second checo’s car went kaput

  • Alan Yammine
    Alan Yammine个月 前

    That Alfa Romeo pit crew member who almost got hit by Stroll tho😂😂

  • ShadesCE
    ShadesCE个月 前

    Short answer: Stroll Long answer: Strooooooooll

  • David Žižka
    David Žižka个月 前

    It was unsafe exit by stroll no?

  • CalgarGTX
    CalgarGTX个月 前

    Guess racing point couldn't take photographs of the cooling system in the Mercs, also the other way around wasn't Strolls pitstop an unsafe release ? He ended up stuck between Sainz and other mechanics...

  • TechGeeker
    TechGeeker个月 前

    It was always Perez vs (Norris and Sainz).

  • Michael-paul drew
    Michael-paul drew个月 前

    Karma for tracing point...the car was illegal

  • Dhruv Singh
    Dhruv Singh个月 前

    I understand that I am just speculating, but the pace that stroll was holding was garbage anyways. So would stroll being in from of sianz out of the pit made a huge deal?

  • Biswajyoti Mukherjee
    Biswajyoti Mukherjee个月 前

    Racing Point or AM will run 2 unmotivated drivers in 2021.

  • Gábor Szabó
    Gábor Szabó个月 前

    Guys, do you know the name of the song that is hearable mostly in the first few mins?

  • sai rahul
    sai rahul个月 前

    Stroll is no match for Checo's performance

  • Karthik Chinnasami
    Karthik Chinnasami个月 前

    It was Gear Box failure for Perez and not an Engine failure this time :) Abu Dhabi race should either be taken out or moved to earlier in the Season as its not worthy to be present as the final race of the season especially when the Championship goes down to the wire in the last race.

  • Megawave79
    Megawave79个月 前

    Nice double stack from mclaren

  • India Sport
    India Sport个月 前

    Money deal was made with mc laren with fia



    个月 前

    Lol what


    Woah palmer really took alonso personally

  • porkimond
    porkimond个月 前

    Analyzed by a driver who forgot to turn on the correct engine mode on for qualifying... so what he does is basically stating the absolute 100% obvious

  • Technically F1
    Technically F1个月 前

    Jolyon palmer is clearly not educated on the car speed differences and downforce. Look dude I get you can’t comprehend it but once Ferrari fixes its engine then it will be a 5 way fight for the championship mercedes Red Bull Aston Martin ferrari and mclaren. It takes a real f1 fan I guess to understand the future is bright

  • Tony Hibbert
    Tony Hibbert个月 前

    Racing point complained that Sainz slowed Stroll down in the pits ! ... BUT it was Strolls release that was the dangerous point ! ,.,,, RP should of been given a pitstop penalty for unsafe release

  • Steev
    Steev个月 前

    So F1 TV not gonna do a analysis on Alonso's Young driver test??🙃🙃

  • Steev
    Steev个月 前

    So F1 TV not gonna do a analysis on Alonso's Young driver test??🙃🙃

  • Tony Hibbert
    Tony Hibbert个月 前

    Mercedes turned down every engine except for Perez .... The idea was Perez would have such an advantage he should of finished on the podium ! ...Karma though does not like cheating ! And the final result ??? Boring race for everyone

  • Screw You And Your Sensitivities
    Screw You And Your Sensitivities个月 前

    Why do we only get part of Palmer's review? We want the full thing, come on F1

  • Ivan Marquez
    Ivan Marquez个月 前

    I would rather say, How the Team Battle for 3rd was lost by Racing Point.

  • geonerd
    geonerd个月 前

    Not a peep about RP's unsafe release of Stroll?

  • Sejan Bari
    Sejan Bari个月 前

    now Vettel is hired as Stroll's manservant

  • Blackcain
    Blackcain个月 前

    Next analysis, the driver's young test please!

  • TEEJ
    TEEJ个月 前

    Spot on, thank you!

  • Aswin Thomas
    Aswin Thomas个月 前

    If it was Perez he would have made it.

  • Pieter Fret
    Pieter Fret个月 前

    If anything, Racing Point should've gotten a penalty for an unsafe release... Stroll nearly ran over an Alfa Romeo mechanic while avoiding Sainz.

  • odie ostrich
    odie ostrich个月 前

    'ultimately, nothing to see here.'

  • kaushal shinde
    kaushal shinde个月 前

    RP wld hv easily won the constructor championship or wld hv got way ahead in bahrain gp itslf if Perez engine didn't blown up in last few lap & dani kvyat didn't caught up stroll making him rollover & sakhir gp wld hv been the last nail in D coffin for McLaren & Renault... Anyways dts history now...

  • Ann Daly
    Ann Daly个月 前

    no mention of rp points deduction early in the season?

  • MrSniperfox29


    个月 前

    The FIA doesn't want people to discuss that since it makes no sense for a car to be illegal one race, but completely legal in every other race despite not actually changing anything.

  • m felix
    m felix个月 前

    The main thing is that Stroll didn't have the pace anyway. Racing Point can't claim the pit stop thing stopped them getting p3, because Stroll clearly didn't have the pace to keep Sainz behind him anyway.

  • Jim Metropolit
    Jim Metropolit个月 前

    Enjoy the analysis more than the race some weeks.

  • Ann Daly
    Ann Daly个月 前

    Sainz slowed and stroll got closer, yet stroll lost out?? ha ha

  • Lennon6412
    Lennon6412个月 前

    Enjoy Palmer's analysis even if there wasn't a lot to analyse this race.

  • Laura Vance
    Laura Vance个月 前

    I'd like to see the speed graph of every car entering pit lane. I'm just happy to see that the pros do the same IRL as I do in the F1 games. I've gotten so many speeding in the pit lane penalties that now I hit the limiter, drop below the speed, then floor it as I cross the entry line to let the limiter keep me from getting a penalty. Seems exactly what Lando and Carlos did.

  • Chrs Lettin
    Chrs Lettin个月 前

    He didn't lose a place in pits still came out behind

  • Nick Alappat
    Nick Alappat个月 前

    “KARMA” Fernando is back, how do u feel joylon? “WHERE IS PALMER”

  • NotoriousAudio
    NotoriousAudio个月 前

    Is slowing Stroll down in the pitlane the worst thing? Seems to help everyones safety

  • grxengine
    grxengine个月 前

    Stroll IS a liability! He can drive, but he is not a winner. When Seb joins the team next season he clearly needs to be the #1 if they intend to truly be contenders instead of just The House that Lawrence Built so his son could be a cool race car driver.

  • twinscrew928
    twinscrew928个月 前

    The speed trace shows that Stroll did not slow down below the 80kph in the pit lane... THEREFORE nothing to complain about.

  • Mohd Awad

    Mohd Awad

    个月 前

    Stroll wasn't even in the speed trace......

  • grxengine
    grxengine个月 前

    Here in the USA we’d call RP coughing up 3rd place a Choke Job one week after their first double podium & after Nico Hulkenberg appeared out of thin air to get them into the 3rd place to beginning with. McLaren used experience, strategy, and a rare piece of teamwork by the drivers to steal that spot away. Racing Point clearly had the 3rd fastest car this season.

  • Dane Paulsen
    Dane Paulsen个月 前

    How about a point for fastest pitstop 🤷‍♂️

  • THE Riften Guard
    THE Riften Guard个月 前

    Off topic but I hope f1 channel will deliver us a proper KVYAT video & if it does not contain hard bass I'm going to be disappointed

  • Real
    Real个月 前

    Know what's a desperate move? Copying the design from the winning car the previous year and going so far as to literally making an exact copy of their brake ducts. That's desperate. I hate that Vettel went there because I like Vettel but I have zero respect for RP. But according to Stroll, it didn't impact anything. So it's moot. If anything, he made the gap closer. They both come out almost exactly as they entered. Don't understand why there was so much contention.

  • Syed Shabih
    Syed Shabih个月 前

    Am I the only one who was happy when Perez was out.? I really didn't want rp to get p3.

  • Eliot Salandy Brown
    Eliot Salandy Brown个月 前

    Jolyon your analysis is superb! Thank you

  • Amey Mishra
    Amey Mishra个月 前

    It's simple RP lost their 3rd position just because they were dependent on Perez's performance most of the time just like redbull with verstappen. Yet it was stroll who used to get preferential treatment for his car.

  • MrSniperfox29


    个月 前

    No, they lost 3rd because of a 15 point deduction despite the car being the same before and afterwards.

  • Dazed:3
    Dazed:3个月 前

    Video unavailable? why

  • Enderbot cyborg
    Enderbot cyborg个月 前

    Fun fact: Most of the comments are Karma and Where is Palmer? meme

  • Marek Masopust
    Marek Masopust个月 前

    How McLaren won the battle for p3 ? Short answer: drivers Long answer: better drivers

  • Hero ϟ Towy

    Hero ϟ Towy

    个月 前

    is the same 😅

  • Nikt Ważny

    Nikt Ważny

    个月 前

    Equal drivers. Perez and Ricciardo were awesome but their teammates scored not enough points and finished below top10.

  • Misael Sierra
    Misael Sierra个月 前

    It was won by bad luck, not skill not abilities



    个月 前

    Lol keep crying

  • nasigoreng
    nasigoreng个月 前

    2:16 bammm

  • F1Turkeyy
    F1Turkeyy个月 前

    C'mon McLaren 🇬🇧

  • Μικρο Κ2
    Μικρο Κ2个月 前

    There is no rule for such a little variation of was nothing and completely agree with palmers opinion

  • Andrew Storm
    Andrew Storm个月 前

    I think they have to investigate afterwards because they only have speed data access from the actual car so have to hardwire that data

  • David Brown
    David Brown个月 前

    If I gave Liberty Media the same money as Abu Dhabi gives them, they would hold a F1 race in my very small back garden. As Lewis said in Melbourne "Cash is King in F1"

  • Checkyoursix77
    Checkyoursix77个月 前

    This analysis is a YOKE!

  • Checkyoursix77
    Checkyoursix77个月 前

    I would love to hear Palmers analysis of his own career in F1...

  • John Hodgetts

    John Hodgetts

    个月 前

    P11, P11, P11, P11...

  • Chuckiele


    个月 前

    He actually analysed himself a couple of times.

  • Scott Elder
    Scott Elder个月 前

    I think they should’ve penalised Sainz to where he lost one position. So he loses to Albon in the Drivers but McLaren still come 3rd in the constructors. I don’t think it changed the constructors result at all, even Perez not breaking down probably wouldn’t

  • Monk W
    Monk W个月 前

    This guy looks like an ex-f1 driver. Should apply for a mclaren seat next to alonso in 21.

  • speediskey
    speediskey个月 前

    We need to bring back v10's, modern f1 just misses the wow factor it has

  • RH
    RH个月 前

    Must be something wrong with that pink Merc... when's the last time Merc engine failed

  • RH


    个月 前

    @Mohd Awadright, but the new unit? Back to back failure?

  • Mohd Awad

    Mohd Awad

    个月 前


  • Matthew Lowdon
    Matthew Lowdon个月 前

    My expert analysis; McLaren finished third because they got more points than Racing Point.

  • Matthew Lowdon

    Matthew Lowdon

    27 天 前

    @abhi verma lol okay spoil sport. In your opinion it’s done incorrectly. Thank you for sharing your opinion.

  • abhi verma

    abhi verma

    27 天 前

    @Matthew Lowdon I know it's a joke... but it's no fun when it's not done correctly

  • Matthew Lowdon

    Matthew Lowdon

    27 天 前

    @abhi verma I think you’ve taken my expert analysis too literal :)

  • abhi verma

    abhi verma

    27 天 前

    @Matthew Lowdon Technically they did score more points... The sum of their scored points and off track penalties was less than that of McLaren would be the correct statement

  • Matthew Lowdon

    Matthew Lowdon

    27 天 前

    @abhi verma but technically, they didn’t.

  • Michael
    Michael个月 前

    Racing Point taking a leaf from Renault early in the season and just grassing in a desperate attempt to explain their shitness

  • TheGreatLoco
    TheGreatLoco个月 前

    This is outstanding documentary. Aston Martin May miss Pérez next season, he was mostly consistent. Perhaps pushed the engines too hard. Would have not be needed if Stroll were more consistent.

  • Matthew Lowdon
    Matthew Lowdon个月 前

    I feel bad for Sergio, not for Otmar.

  • Nana Badu
    Nana Badu个月 前

    Who actually watches the full analysis on f1tv?

  • Rhodri How
    Rhodri How个月 前

    There was absolutely no substance to the idea Carlos slowed down in the pits deliberately McLaren got 3 because they were far more consistent

  • amit shet
    amit shet个月 前

    Stroll's performance was disappointing..