Episode 34 of the Grip Strip Podcast starts with Lewis Hamilton taking down the Turkish GP victory and his record-tying 7th World Driver’s Championship in the process. Phil and Josh discuss what this all means and whether Lewis should be knighted as one of the greatest sportsmen in the history of Great Britain.
Stroll got the pole and had issues that possibly cost him his first win along with Ferrari actually running well in a mixed condition lottery of a race due to hard tires, cold temps and an atrocious resurfacing decision by the Istanbul Park track owners.
The Roundup discussed the season finale’s for IMSA at the 12 Hours of Sebring and upcoming changes along with the WEC Bahrain 8 Hours along with Joan Mir taking down his first MotoGP World Championship for Suzuki, becoming the first rider since Kenny Roberts, Jr. to win a GP title for Suzuki.
Phil and Josh get into the season reviews with a Cup Series deep dive and the Good, the Bad and the Ugly about the 2020 season which saw Harvick and Hamlin dominate the regular season but ole William Clyde Elliott II take the big hardware home.
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