This week’s show features a return to the shed by tintop lover and social media guru Craig Alderson, back from a thing he calls “a life”. Reportedly it involves “going outside”and other such scary things
Anil “Nutella” Parmar makes it a septet of performances sporting a new and freshly coiffed beard, which is reportedly in line for a seat at Ferrari.
Orator in Chief AJ rejoins the panel to wax most loquacious, in a desperate attempt to have both the shortest and longest answer to the judges question.
Host in Chief Spanners Ready is once again joined by Mattpt55, who was rendered speechless (no easy task) by Spanners’ lack of a blue dress shirt. Fear not, Spanners was wearing clothes and once Trumpets recovered his powers of speech he went on to make his usual, invaluable contribution to the show by goofing about during the quiz.
This week’s panel looks back over the race weekend and considers whether penalties in their current guise are doing the job they were meant to, and explore the possibility that races today are not nearly as boring as they were in bygone eras, but that hordes of whinging youngs on Twitter make it seem so. The many facets of the fate of Kimi Raikkonen get a mention as well, along with the a moment of silence (well, OK, silent glee) at the passing of the career of Mr. Geri Halliwell.
Things get serious in the Quiz as Trumpets is forced to start with a 5 second penalty after last weeks tactics were ruled illegal. Anil is still in the hunt for redemption and Craig seeks to make an impact as Spanners goes all Team Principal on the panel. Oh, yes, and a suprise appearance by the Ice Cream truck.
The TJ13 School of Bright Ideas comes out of hibernation to take on the tangled matter of engine regulations and once again the FIA’s lack of professionalism is grist for the mill as the improbability of having no footage of the Raikkonen-Alonso incident gets some deserved air time.
This week’s Things discovers what was really behind Ferrari’s engine offer and delves deep into the past to solve the mystery.
Thanks again to the Jury for providing an excellent stream of comments and rampant speculation on Spanners’ personal life. Unfortunately we were too distracted by Anil’s new ‘do to get to them but we’ll do better next time, Jury, we promise. Honest. Join @SpannersReady, @Mattpt55, @FormulaEDiary, @ajhuntf1 and @Craig_Alderson on Twitter where we sometimes talk about stuff. With Words.
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