Talking Bull

Talking Bull

By Red Bull Racing

The Official Oracle Red Bull Racing Podcast – bringing you exclusive unrivalled access to the Team.

Episodes

Training F1 Academy Stars of the Future: Sarah Harrington

Nicola Hume speaks to Red Bull Academy Programme Manager Sarah Harrington about how F1 Academy is changing the game for young female drivers. We’ll find out what the physical demands are of being an F1 driver, how much cake they can legitimately eat and how close we are to seeing a female F1 driver on the track.  And we’ll find out a little more about Sarah’s route to the Academy - from joining Red Bull as a performance coach, to working with the pit stop team to deliver those incredibly fast stops.
04/07/2439m 46s

Perfect Pitstops and Championing Women in Motorsport: Sarah Harrington

To mark International Women in Engineering Day - and as a thank-you for signing up for our podcast! - we wanted to share with you some exclusive audio-only content from our forthcoming interview with one of the top female leaders here at Oracle Red Bull Racing, Sarah Harrington. Sarah is Red Bull Academy Programme Manager looking after our F1 Academy teams, but she’s had a fascinating career - including working as a performance coach to help the pit stop team deliver those incredibly fast stops.  In this special mini-podcast drop you’ll find out a little about Sarah’s career, what roles there are in F1, how to get your foot in the door in motorsport, and how we as fans can help women in F1 progress.Sarah’s full-length interview with Nic will be dropping very soon – so stay tuned!
20/06/249m 24s

Building a Winning Race Strategy: Will Courtenay and Hannah Schmitz

Talking Bull is back for 2024! Nicola Hume speaks to Oracle Red Bull Racing’s strategy superstars Will Courtenay and Hannah Schmitz about how they work together to create a winning formula for each and every race.Do they talk in code over the radio? What happens when they disagree? Which race is their most (and least) favourite to build a strategy for? And how do the team relax after such a high pressure work day? Plus Will and Hannah answer your questions.
06/06/2438m 45s

Liam Lawson – How an F1 driver functions under pressure

Listen to a snippet of the Mind Set Win podcast episode with Liam Lawson, where he chats to Mind Set Win host Lisa about the pressures he's experiencing, and how a mental coach has helped him deal with this. Liam also opens up about being a Red Bull Racing reserve driver and how he found his way to a professional racecar driving career.Do you want to hear the full episode? Head over to the Mind Set Win feed to hear both Part A, Lisa’s chat with Liam, and Part B, in which sports psychologist and head of mental performance at the Red Bull APC York-Peter Klöppel reflects on the mental tactics he extract’s from Liam’s interview. Mind Set Win S3 E2 part A: Liam Lawson – Formula One (redbull.com)Or check out the Mind Set Win Youtube channel Mind Set Win - YouTube
30/05/2411m 52s

Adrian Newey on the new RB17

Nicola Hume chats to chief technology officer Adrian Newey about the upcoming RB17 hypercar which is coming to a track near you in 2025. The car has been designed by Newey and in this episode he talks all about what inspired him to create it, and how it will be manufactured in conjunction with Red Bull Advanced Technologies.Also, Adrian discusses how purchasers of this limited-run car will become integrated into the team, plus he reveals how he is feeling ahead of February’s RB20 launch.
31/01/2438m 11s

Best of Talking Bull in 2023

Nicola Hume looks back at some of the best moments from the Talking Bull podcast in 2023, a year where Oracle Red Bull Racing smashed countless records and won both the constructor’s and driver’s world championships. Nicola rounds up her favourite moments from the show, including Max Verstappen and his race engineer GP recalling some of their iconic radio messages and Chief Technology Officer Adrian Newey explaining all about his famous red notebook.
15/01/2419m 31s

Max and Checo look back at the 2023 season

Nicola Hume is joined by Max Verstappen and Checo Perez for an end of season chat. They share their highlights of 2023, talk about the celebrations after the Las Vegas Grand Prix and also what they plan to do in the winter break before testing gets underway in 2024.Then they answer questions from Talking Bull listeners on a range of topics from whether a driver can tell exactly how long a pit stop is in the car, their favourite christmas traditions and who would win in a go-karting race between all the team principles.
20/12/2321m 28s

Secrets of the lightning quick pit stop crew

Nicola Hume speaks to sporting Sporting Director Jonathan Wheatley and Senior Engineer Rich Wolverson about the art of the Oracle Red Bull Racing pit stop team. They discuss what it takes to join the pit stop team, and how everyone who travels juggles doing pit stops with other roles in the garage. They also talk about their own respective journeys to their current positions and how they are aiming to reclaim their world record, whilst also prioritising consistency over one-off headline grabbing stops.Also, in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' section, Jonathan and Rich bring an object that symbolises their experience as part of the travelling team.Finally, they take on the HP Poly Challenge, as they have to identify different bits of audio in just 1.82 seconds, the length of the team’s fastest ever pit stop.
15/12/2344m 12s

Max and GP break down their third championship win

Nicola Hume speaks to three-time World Champion Max Verstappen and his race engineer Gianpiero Lambiase about their record-breaking season which saw Max clinch the F1 driver’s championship in Qatar. Max and GP share what its been like to lead so many races from the front, some secrets on their relationship both on-track and off-track and just how their iconic partnership began.Also, in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' section, Max and GP share what it was like to win the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix on Max’s debut in a Red Bull car.Finally, they take on the HP Poly Challenge, as they have to identify the year and race from three of their famous radio exchanges.
07/11/2337m 20s

Checo and Hugh Bird on the driver and race engineer dynamic

Nicola Hume speaks to Mexican driver Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez and his current race engineer Hugh Bird all about their working relationship . They discuss about how they were initially paired together and why they work well together.They look back at how they’ve dealt with certain challenging moments during the season and they also share what each of them likes to do to relax off-track.Also, in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' section, both Hugh and Checo have brought with them an item that is significant to them.They also answer tons of questions submitted via the @HPPoly socials and finally, Hugh and Checo work together to identify different F1 circuits in the HP Poly Challenge.
03/10/2341m 32s

Daniel Ricciardo and Simon Rennie: moments, Monaco and motivation

Nicola Hume speaks to Daniel Ricciardo and his former race engineer Simon Rennie all about their favourite memories of working together at Oracle Red Bull Racing. Simon, in his new role as a group leader of simulation engineering, talks about working with Daniel again in the sim and how his confidence picked back up after a tough few years on the grid.Daniel and Simon share their thoughts on what a great driver and engineer combination should feel like and Daniel discusses what it’s been like to work with Max and Checo, plus the ups and downs of being an F1 driver.Also, in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' section, they discuss Daniel’s famous 2018 win in Monaco, and the issues with the car that nearly cost him that famous win in the principality. They also answer tons of questions from listeners, plus take on the HP Poly Challenge at the very end.
05/09/2351m 12s

Ben Waterhouse and Craig Skinner: the secrets behind the Team’s performance and design

Nicola Hume speaks to Head of Performance Engineering, Ben Waterhouse and Chief Designer, Craig Skinner on The Official Oracle Red Bull Racing Podcast, brought to you by HP Poly – delivering exclusive unrivalled access to the Team. In this episode, Ben and Craig lift the lid on how they work everyday to improve the Team’s performance. They share what life is like in Milton Keynes, and the subtle differences between what the performance team do and what the design team do.Also, they each bring an item to enter in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' hall of fame, they answer a stack of your fan questions, plus we have a little game for them courtesy of HP Poly.
25/07/2339m 55s

Hannah Schmitz, Ana Groom and Rosanne Elvin: Strategy, aerodynamics, terrain and life at the Team

Nicola Hume speaks to three women from very different parts of the Team on The Official Oracle Red Bull Racing Podcast, brought to you by HP Poly – delivering exclusive unrivalled access to the Team. To coincide with International Women in Engineering Day On this month's episode, we speak to Principal Strategy Engineer, Hannah Schmitz, Aerodynamics Engineer, Ana Groom and Simulator Terrain Modeller, Rosanne Elvin. They share what each of their roles entail and how they first managed to get a job on the Team. Also, they each bring an item to enter in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' hall of fame, they answer a stack of your fan questions, plus we have a little game at the end to put them through their paces.
20/06/2342m 40s

Adrian Newey: Designing the RB19

Our host Nicola Hume speaks to Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey on The Official Oracle Red Bull Racing Podcast, brought to you by HP Poly – delivering exclusive and unrivalled access to the team. In this month's episode, we’re discussing the RB19. Adrian reveals how the car's performance has exceeded his expectations and why the design for it started years ago. Adrian also talks about his journey into F1, and how Christian Horner persuaded him to join the team in 2006. Adrian also chooses another item to go in our 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' hall of fame, he answers a load of your fan questions, plus we quiz him on whether he can guess the RB car by just listening to the engine sound.
23/05/2339m 7s

Christian Horner explains Oracle Red Bull Racing’s flying start to the 2023 season

CEO & Team Principal Christian Horner joins our host Nicola Hume to chat about Oracle Red Bull Racing’s flying start to the 2023 season. Christian reveals who he thinks will be their biggest contenders this year, why he brought Daniel Ricciardo back as third driver and he tells the story of how he became an F1 Team Principal at the age of just 31.Christian also chooses the first item to go in our new 'Oracle Red Bull Racing in 100 Objects' hall of fame, he answers a load of your fan questions, plus he's quizzed on his knowledge of iconic radio messages over the years.
25/04/2337m 13s

Introducing a brand-new season of Talking Bull from Oracle Red Bull Racing

Welcome back to a brand-new season of the official Oracle Red Bull Racing Podcast, Talking Bull, brought to you by HP Poly. Each month throughout the season, our host, Nicola Hume, will be discussing everything Oracle Red Bull Racing, digging deeper into The Team than ever before. All recorded from the heart of Oracle Red Bull Racing HQ in Milton Keynes.You’ll be hearing from The Drivers, The Team bosses and those working behind the scenes in Milton Keynes, building the cars and keeping The Team moving throughout the season.Have a question for The Team? Submit your questions via The Paddock and we might answer it in the next episode.You can also watch Talking Bull in full for first time on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/redbullracing
24/04/231m 18s

Christian and Adrian: The Making of World Champions

The 2022 Formula 1 season has been one for the history books. We’ve had soaring highs, winning 17 races on our way to clinching both championships, and some crushing lows with the loss of our much-loved founder Dietrich Mateschitz. On this episode of Talking Bull, we speak with Christian Horner and Adrian Newey to discover what it takes to become World Champions. We hear about the history of the team, what makes a great driver pairing and who would win in a race between them.
23/12/2237m 49s

Bulls in Baku

On this edition of Talking Bull from Baku in Azerbaijan, Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez interview each other once again! Find out what they like about champagne showers, the swimming pool in Monaco and hear the highlights of their seasons so far! Plus, they answer questions from some members of our loyalty scheme, the Paddock! Enter a world of unique experiences and incredible rewards – join now at https://win.gs/ThePaddock
12/06/2223m 43s

Max and Checo Speak 'Strayan

After a two-year absence Formula One is back in Australia! Since our last run here, we have a new car, a new engine, and a brand-new driver in the shape of Sergio Perez. In this episode, hear both Max and Checo ask each other the big questions... How the season is going so far, what they like about Albert Park… and they test their 'Strayan slang!!!
09/04/2213m 11s

2022 Season Opener

We’re days away from the start of a new era of Formula One, as we prepare for the 2022 season opener in Bahrain. So, we asked Red Bull Junior Driver Juri Vips to sit down with reigning World Champion Max Verstappen and teammate Sergio Perez to ask them all the hard hitting questions ahead of the new season.
15/03/2227m 10s

World Champion Special

On the final episode of Talking Bull in 2021 we’re going out on a high as we celebrate Max Verstappen’s 2021 Formula One World Championship. We chat with the Dutchman following his winning welcome return to the Red Bull Technology Campus, as well as having some exclusive questions from our Red Bull Racing Paddock fans answered by Max himself. Also, we speak with Christian Horner and discuss his and the teams fifth Drivers’ World Championship.
23/12/2115m 36s

21 Down, One To Go

On this edition of Talking Bull, we take a look back at the 2021 season so far. We catch up with Drivers’ Championship leader, Max Verstappen, who tells us about his standout moments of the campaign. Plus, Christian and Checo sit down together and discuss all the highs and lows of the year, while answering questions from our dedicated fan area, The Paddock.
07/12/2122m 51s

Vamos Checo

On this episode of Talking Bull, it’s all about our Mexican marvel Sergio Perez! We talk all about his home race, his season so far plus he answers your questions
03/11/2118m 59s

Slip Streaming with Alex Albon and Liam Lawson

On this episode of Talking Bull we chat to Alex Albon and Liam Lawson about their seasons so far and hear what they’ve been up to in the world of motorsport and their latest Esports streaming antics. We also speak to Red Bull Racing Esports’ Sebastian Job as he gets ready for the start of the 2021 F1 Esports Series Pro Championship.
12/10/2151m 45s

The Dutch Special

On this edition of Talking Bull from Max's home race, we hear from race winner Max Verstappen and David Coulthard about how much this track means to them. We also catchup with 2019 BMX World Champion Twan Van Gendt and Moto Artist Aras Gibieza!
06/09/2121m 5s

Drawing On Adrian Newey's Experience

On this episode of Talking Bull we sit down with F1 maestro Adrian Newey to talk title charges, 2022 regs and his unwavering passion for engineering and design. Plus Max and Checo answer your questions as we sign off for the summer break.
06/08/2133m 34s

Home Truths with Max & Checo

On this edition of Talking Bull we have an exclusive chat between Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez! They ask each other all the important questions, we hear about their season so far, the funniest thing that’s happened to them on a race track and how Checo got on with milking a cow!
07/07/2114m 18s

DC and Webber the Red Bull Reunion

On this edition of Talking Bull we have an exclusive reunion between ex Red Bull drivers David Coulthard and Mark Webber! Find out about their highlights from their time in the team, their take on the 2021 season and hear DC take a lap around the iconic Silverstone track in Webber’s RB7!
16/06/2120m 22s

Max Performance

On this edition of Talking Bull we chat to Max's Performance Coach Brad Scanes, who provides an in-depth insight into the hard work put in this pre-season to get Max fighting fit for the longest season in F1 history. We also catch up with Christian Horner and hear how the whole team are pushing full tilt to try and take the fight to Mercedes this season.
09/04/2132m 41s

Firing Up For 2021 With Max & Checo

On this edition of Talking Bull, Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez ask each other the questions on mic for the very first time! Find out about their first experiences of the RB16B, what they'd like to do if they were not in F1, plus they teach us some useful Dutch and Spanish phrases. We also have a very exclusive track from the Red Bull Batalla to finish.
01/03/2122m 56s

Talking Bull Back For 2021

Talking Bull is the official podcast of the Red Bull Racing Team, bringing you exclusive stories and insights from on and off the racetrack throughout the Formula 1 season.Episodes are released frequently throughout the season with in-depth features from members of the Team - including Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and Christian Horner - as well as showcasing Red Bull athletes from other disciplines, such as Rugby World Cup winning captain Siya Kolisi, Surfing World Champion Mick Fanning, six-time Moto GP Champion Marc Márquez, England cricketer Ben Stokes and many more.Make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss a thing from the massive 2021 F1 season…
22/02/2150s

Sergio Perez - Just The Beginning

On this edition of Talking Bull, we welcome the newest member of Red Bull Racing, Sergio Perez! He talks exclusively from the factory about his route into Formula 1, his ambitions for the year and he answers some of your questions.
22/01/2127m 8s

The 300 Club

On this edition of Talking Bull, we celebrate our 300th race and speak to some of the people who were here for race #001. Christian Horner and David Coulthard reunite to talk about everything from how they signed Adrian Newey in Austria, to how Christian ended up taking a skinny dip in our Energy Station pool. We’ve also got an exclusive round table chat with some key team members who were with us from day dot!
17/11/2049m 26s

Powered By Honda

On this edition of Talking Bull, we team Max Verstappen up with Indy 500 winner and F1 legend Takuma Sato! We talk about their different paths into racing, their experiences of the podium and we’ve got a brilliant game of ‘Honda Bingo’ – they have to identify various Honda engines just by hearing them.
20/10/2029m 54s

In Pursuit of Perfect Pit Stops

On this edition of Talking Bull, legendary F1 driver turned pundit Martin Brundle catches up with Christian Horner about the season so far. We’re still very proud to hold the world record for the fastest Pitstop, we hear from Max Verstappen and David Tsurusaki from ExxonMobil to get a real insight into the importance of it all. Plus we have an exclusive track from The Daily Chiefers and Tommy Swisher to end the episode.
24/08/2031m 13s

The Making of Max Verstappen

On this edition of Talking Bull, fresh from his win at Silverstone we have an exclusive chat with Max Verstappen and his legendary father Jos Verstappen. We go all the way back to the karting days, talk to Jos about how he motivates Max and find out why he once left him at a service station after a race!
12/08/2022m 10s

Ready To Race Again

On this edition of Talking Bull, Max Verstappen and Alex Albon speak exclusively from their homes about the restart of the 2020 Formula 1 Season. We hear about their lockdown training regime, how they’ve spent their time away from the track and how they’re feeling about the upcoming races. We also check in with Alex’s trainer Patrick Harding to get in insight into the work that goes into the physicalities of being a Formula 1 Driver.
30/06/2037m 42s

The Race To Engineer Ventilators

On this edition of Talking Bull, we speak to Andy Damerum from Red Bull Advanced Technologies and Junior Doctor Alastair Darwood about our efforts to design and manufacture ventilators to help in the fight against COVID-19. We also have an exclusive chat with pro surfer and paddle boarder Kai Lenny from his home in Hawaii – find out how he’s been spending his lockdown period!
05/06/2043m 46s

Stay Home Special

On this stay home special of Talking Bull, we reunite Max Verstappen, Alex Albon and Christian Horner on a Zoom call, we get the lockdown lowdown from legendary cricketer Ben Stokes and we speak to one of the most inspirational people In the world - Ex rugby pro Ed Jackson
12/05/201h 7m

Talking Bull Down Under

This is an all Aussie special edition of Talking Bull! Before the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix we caught up with Max Verstappen and Alex Albon while getting stuck into some Aussie activities on Melbourne’s Station Pier, we speak to Red Bull Holden Supercars legends Jamie Whincup and Shane Van Gisbergen, plus we speak with the Doohans to finish this epic episode.
15/04/201h 9m

Max and Alex Ready To Charge into 2020

On this edition of Talking Bull – We look forward to the 2020 season! Max Verstappen and Alex Albon interview each other once again, we talk to legendary sports photographer Dunstin Snipes on set, we have an excusive chat with Christian Horner and brand new music from new artist Sad Alex
18/02/2032m 4s

The 2019 End Of Season Special

On this edition of Talking Bull - It's the end of season special! We hear from Max Verstappen and Alex Albon, talk to the amazing team that make our record breaking pit stops possible, plus Christian horner rounds up his 2019 experience
23/12/1939m 59s

The Team Radio Special

On this edition of Talking Bull - It's a Team Radio special! We hear from Max Verstappen and his race engineer GP as they dive into the complicated and often confusing world of F1 team radio. From brake bias to box, box, box we decode some of the messages you are likely to hear between drivers and race engineers over an F1 weekend. We also have exclusive chats with Alex Albon, Red Bull athlete and legendary surfer Mick Fanning PLUS we end with the brand-new song from Albert Hammond Jr.
14/11/1928m 29s

The Max and Alex Show

On this edition of Talking Bull - We sit down with Max and Alex for the first time on the podcast. We know what these two are like on the race track but what will we uncover when we put them face to face in the studio? We also catch up with South African Rugby captain and Red Bull athlete Siya Kolisi to chat F1, cars and the Rugby World Cup. Also hear ‘The Sound of Synergy' by London producer Mark Knight and discover how he created a piece of music using the sounds of our F1 car.
16/10/1927m 1s

Welcoming Alex

On this edition of Talking Bull - the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Podcast we have the first exclusive chat with our new driver Alex Albon, we hear from Moto GP Legend Marc Márquez PLUS we have the brand new song from Flawes
29/08/1941m 33s

Magnifique Monaco

On this edition of Talking Bull - the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Podcast we give you the full Monaco experience. Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly talk you through their favourite race experiences here and play a little game of ‘Superyacht or Not’! Red Bull BMX Flatlander Viki Gómez talks to us in between his ride around Monaco, plus we have an exclusive track from Albert Hammond Jr.
31/05/1920m 1s

The Live Demo Team

On this edition of Talking Bull - the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Podcast we take you behind the scenes with our fantastic live demo team. They show off the car on racing circuits, on city streets, at festivals and exhibitions all over the World, Often playing to crowds measured in hundreds of thousands. We hear from David Coulthard, Tony Burrows, Mark Willis and Mark Lenton, plus we have an exclusive track from Flawes.
10/05/1932m 22s

The 2019 Season Preview

On this edition of Talking Bull - the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Podcast, our drivers Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly interview each other, we speak to Christian Horner about his thoughts on the season ahead plus we have an exclusive track from Flawes.
05/03/1925m 49s

Cheers Dan: The 2018 End of Season Special

On this very special edition of the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Podcast we say Cheers Dan in our final interview with the Honey Badger. We speak to Max about his 2018 season plus hear from Red Bull Freestyle MTB athlete Matt Jones.
04/12/1835m 55s
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