Your post-Hungary episode of Torquing Point was all planned out, until Aston Martin announced Fernando Alonso would be joining them in 2023.

Unsurprisingly, then, this particular news bombshell forms a significant chunk of the conversation as Jon Wilde and Oliver Harden join Henry Valantine for this week’s podcast.

Alonso will move from Alpine on a multi-year deal as he will replace the retiring Sebastian Vettel, and the team discuss the ramifications for himself, the team and the grid at large as a significant piece of the driver market puzzle falls into place.

But the Hungarian Grand Prix is not missed, though, not least the drives of Max Verstappen and the continued strategy troubles which ultimately cost Charles Leclerc and Ferrari victory at the Hungaroring.

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