The Stelvio Chronicles


  •  13/11/2020 00:34

Episode 34 of The Stelvio Chronicles takes an alternative view to the general media positivity when looking at Formula 1's upcoming budget caps, salary caps and "franchise" fees which, in our view, may hurt the sport more than the benefits it will bring. Will the changes help bring the field together or block any future team from ever committing to the championship again? Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Sam Green.

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  •  08/10/2020 00:33

Episode 33 of The Stelvio Chronicles discusses the performances and the prospects of the star performers of Ferrari's FDA in Formula 2 this year. With Mick Schumacher, Callum Ilott and Robert Schwartzman all preparing to make their FP1 debuts in F1 this year, we discuss what has impressed us in their F2 season so far and what their futures hold for 2021 and beyond. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Sam Green.

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  •  28/09/2020 00:32

Episode 32 of The Stelvio Chronicles looks into the big signing of Sebastian Vettel moving to Aston Martin (Racing Point) in place of Sergio Perez for the 2021 Formula 1 season. We discuss the politics and the merits of all the drivers involved and question both what Vettel brings to the team and what it may cost them if his 2020 form is any indication of his current level. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Sam Green, Chris Strickland and James Montgomery.

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  •  10/08/2020 00:31

Episode 31 of The Stelvio Chronicles explores the 2020 IMechE Formula Student competition. The annual event, consisting of teams of university students, had to put in special measures this year due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, and it produced a very special edition. We discuss FS history, what it is (and isn't) and why it is so essential to motorsport hopefuls. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by James Montgomery.

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  •  23/07/2020 00:30

Episode 30 of The Stelvio Chronicles reviews the opening three rounds of the delayed 2020 F1 season. With stories and dramas up and down the grid, we bring you up to date with how the field is fairing, the controversies, the star performances and just how far Mercedes-Benz are ahead of the field and if anyone has a hope of challenging them in 2020 and 2021. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Sam Green and Joe Freeston.

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  •  19/06/2020 00:29

Episode 29 of The Stelvio Chronicles takes a trip down memory lane as we discuss our favourite Le Mans 24hrs races and also look back at the last decade of LMP1 and the incredible story that took place from 2007 to 2017. From the diesel era to the early years of the WEC and last true battle of '17, we look at the highs and lows of a truly special class of racing. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Chris Strickland, Sam Green and Alistair Walker.

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  •  12/06/2020 00:28

Episode 28 of The Stelvio Chronicles creates not only a fantastic list of tracks for a Formula 1 season, but also at the limit of 4 tracks per continent, ONLY. Europe, N.AM, S.AM, Asia and Africa (ish), we pick and choose the best of the best with a view of having a truly balanced World Championship circus to bring the sport to the masses. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Chris Strickland, Sam Green and Alistair Walker.

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  •  31/05/2020 00:27

Episode 27 of The Stelvio Chronicles reacts to the suspension of Audi Sport Works Driver, Daniel Abt, from the factory Formula E team following an incident of cheating in the championship's "Race From Home" e-sport series. We look at what happened, look at both sides of the argument and compare it to other recent e-sports/real world dramas. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Chris Strickland.

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  •  18/05/2020 00:26

Episode 26 of The Stelvio Chronicles discusses F1's most exciting off-track week in years as the F1 driver market was set into motion by the announcement of Sebastian Vettel's impending departure from Ferrari at the end of the year. We discuss the new line-ups, the winners and losers and who may yet end up where as the music begin to stop. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Sam Green, Chris Strickland and James Montgomery.

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  •  06/04/2020 00:25

Episode 25 of the Stelvio Chronicles finally gets a topic off our chests, the future of endurance racing. As Porsche announce they are considering participation of IMSA's LMDh class, we debate the pros and cons of it, the hypercar rule-set it will be competing against, and more from a fans and manufacturer's point of view. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Sam Green, Chris Strickland and Alistair Walker.

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  •  19/03/2020 00:24

Episode 24 of the Stelvio Chronicles takes a look at the upcoming ban on the sale of all fossil fuel and hybrid cars in the UK, due to take place in 2035. With major problems in charging infrastructure, cost of manufacture, the limits of battery electric technology and more, we weigh in on the feasibility of this short timescale. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Chris Strickland, James Montgomery and Jordan Baxter

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  •  12/03/2020 00:23

Episode 23 of the Stelvio Chronicles rounds up the team by team performance and order of the F1 teams as they prepare for the season opener of the 2020 season. With teams hiding their pace, controversy over pushing the design rules to the limits and questions over the gap to Mercedes already a worry, we give you our thoughts. Hosted by Sean Smith. Joined by Joe Freeston

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