The NR F1 Podcast talks Valtteri Bottas's Melbourne win, the Mercedes and Ferrari Australian Grand Prix conundrum and looks ahead to Formula 1 in Bahrain.

Away we go – and away he went! Even Valtteri Bottas looked stunned to his core at dominating all comers, including his own Mercedes F1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

Edition 239 of The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2019 Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, the Finn's stunning win as well as the winners and losers from a curious start to the year – all from the iconic Rushcutters Public House on the outskirts of Norwich, UK.

Michael Bailey is joined by David Tillyer and Kyle Cumbers to natter through their Of The Weekend Awards, as well as a look ahead to the forthcoming Bahrain Grand Prix at Sakhir.

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The NR F1 Podcast gets together to deliver its views on the latest Formula 1 action across the world.

This is the podcast's eighth season of action and has previously reviewed the British Grand Prix from the start-finish straight at Silverstone, opined over years of F1 news and interviewed former BBC F1 host Jake Humphrey.

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