On Channel 4, Gareth Southgate is interviewing Toto Wolff. So far, they have repeatedly established their admiration for each other. They eventually move on to management techniques. “Mistakes happen everywhere, but you can only eliminate them if you discuss them,” says Wolff. Southgate nods enthusiastically.
Sky interview Steve Coogan, who “was invited down here by Lewis”. They’re unlikely chums, are they not? “I’m quite friendly with him,” he adds. “He keeps threatening to make an appearance on Alan Partridge. Hopefully Lewis will do what he normally does.”
The third of the three sporting crown jewels glittering their way across this English Sunday afternoon is at Silverstone, where Lewis Hamilton – winner of four of the last five grands prix this year, and four of the last five British grands prix to boot – starts second. Here’s Giles Richards, setting the scene. Welcome!