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Jeremy Clarkson’s chat with Martin Brundle goes viral, as the Grand Tour presenter criticizes F1 teams for lack of progress and drops a cheeky hint at Red Bull.

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Jeremy Clarkson's chat with Martin Brundle before the Bahrain GP has gone viral

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Fans on social media were quick to dive into Jeremy Clarkson’s chat with Martin Brundle in Bahrain on Saturday, where he questioned the teams’ progress during the offseason.

F1’s latest season began with the Bahrain Grand Prix, and the Grand Tour and former Top Gear presenter was among celebrities including Neymar and Patrice Evra at the opening race of the 2024 season.

As usual, Brundle approached several prominent figures on the grid before the race began, including Clarkson, who was asked for his opinion on the upcoming season.

Clarkson told Sky Sports: “I spent the whole day looking at the lap times from last year to this year and wondering: what has everyone been doing over the winter?

‘The differences, in general, are the same. McLaren has improved a little, they are much closer to Max. It’s strange to go from one year to the next and have so little changed.’

Jeremy Clarkson's chat with Martin Brundle before the Bahrain GP has gone viral

Jeremy Clarkson’s chat with Martin Brundle before the Bahrain GP has gone viral

The Grand Tour presenter cheekily gave Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey the win.

The Grand Tour presenter cheekily gave Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey the win.

The Grand Tour presenter cheekily gave Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey the win.

When asked who he thought would win, Clarkson cheekily replied “Adrian Newey”, Red Bull’s technical director.

Fans on social media were quick to comment on this last point, with one writing, “Clarkson knows what’s up.” “I wonder what the comments from him and the guys would be like.”

A second added: “Jeremy Clarkson saying backing Adrian Newey to win is so real,” while a third simply wrote “man knows the wheel” alongside a smiley face emoji.

It also proved to tell the story of the race, with Red Bull’s flying Dutchman dominating the proceedings as he has done in previous F1 seasons.

Max Verstappen took pole position in Friday qualifying and held the lead until the first corner, before sealing victory 57 laps later.

His teammate Sergio Pérez came second, while Carlos Sainz won the driver of the day award for his performance in taking his Ferrari to the podium, ahead of teammate Charles Leclerc.

Dutchman Max Verstappen started from pole and took his Red Bull to victory 57 laps later.

Dutchman Max Verstappen started from pole and took his Red Bull to victory 57 laps later.

Dutchman Max Verstappen started from pole and took his Red Bull to victory 57 laps later.

Brundle called the texting scandal surrounding Red Bull boss Christian Horner ‘very sad’

The race turned out to be a minor distraction from the larger story engulfing the world of Formula One regarding Red Bull boss Christian Horner’s texting scandal.

Speaking ahead of the Bahrain GP, ​​Brundle said the situation was “very sad” but expressed fears it was just the “beginning” of the scandal.

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