2011 Formula 1 season review podcast - December 2011

It seems like only a few months ago that we recorded our 2010 Formula 1 season review in our local pub, the Chelsea Ram.

But a full 12 months have passed, and to change things around a bit for this year's season review we decided to 'upgrade' to the Bluebird restaurant. This may just seem like a good excuse to enjoy the food and wine this Chelsea establishment has to offer, but there was more to it than that.

Built in 1923 as the Bluebird Garage for Sir Malcolm Campbell, this Art Deco building was the place where in 2005 David Coulthard introduced Adrian Newey to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner. The negotiations that meant Adrian would leave McLaren and join the ranks in Milton Keynes came at a later date, but the seed had been sown. It's this partnership that has been a major factor in Sebastian Vettel's two World Championships and so – good food aside – it seemed a fitting place to record our last podcast of 2011.

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