Get Checkered
Get Checkered
Get Checkered
Formula One is the most expensive sport in the world and not many people know much about it—especially two Canadian women living in the heart of the Prairies. Catch Shanika and Caitlin, newbies to Formula 1, give their un-educated hot takes and teach listeners about what they learn about the sport as they learn it.
Ep. 54: The Spanish Grand Prix - Is Mercedes Back?
With overtakes, competitive driving, and unpredictable DNFs, Barcelona proved to be more exciting than we ever expected. Lewis Hamilton had one of his most memorable drives, George Russell proved that he would be world champion soon, Sergio Perez deserves to have a win, and Max Verstappen needs a new radio. This year is shaping up to be more interesting than we ever expected. Bonus: you'll hear Shanika react live to her friend getting engaged! Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
May 22
53 min
Minisode: How Sebastian Vettel Built His Legacy
From Red Bull to Ferrari to Aston Martin, Sebastian Vettel's career is truly one-of-a-kind. In this minisode, Shanika does a deep dive into his career and the drama along the way. It is F1 after all—of course, there is drama. References: Sebastian Vettel  5 Controversial Sebastian Vettel Moments Sebastian Vettel vs Lewis Hamilton Baku 2007 Driver Stats Sebastian Vettel in Mark Webber apology after Malaysia win Red Bull team orders row: Vettel says he would probably do it again  Disgraceful disrespect - why the booing of Sebastian Vettel is simply not on Four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel settles in at Ferrari "It's more of a personal thing" - Sebastian Vettel feels FIA's jewelry prohibition is 'in a way targeted to' Lewis Hamilton Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
May 15
38 min
Ep. 53: The Miami Grand Prix Was a Fever Dream
From the mermaids to the fake marina to the wild outfits—it really gave Miami. The race was 90% predictable and 10% a mess: Max Verstappen won, 4 drivers DNF-ed, Mercedes struggled etc. So, instead, we chat about our desire for Carlos to do better and for Courtney to finally get her passport. Also, does anyone know why KMag DNF? Watch our thoughts on Quali on Grid Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgmLh-dQznw Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
May 9
1 hr 11 min
Ep 52. The Life and Career of Aryton Senna
Ayrton Senna passed away 27 years ago. Today, we wanted to celebrate Ayrton Senna's life by sharing moments from his career and life. Saying he was special is an understatement and we hope you feel a little bit closer to him after listening to our episode. Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
May 1
55 min
Ep. 51: The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - A Little Boring And Predictable
Helloooo angels! We recorded this one very late and had wifi issues lol enjoy! What can we say about Imola? Well, Ferrari really didn't show up and left the home fans disappointed while Red Bull bounced back to finish with a one-two...and it was kind boring! Our is that our hot-take? Let us know what you think.  Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
Apr 25
52 min
Ep. 50: Miami Grand Prix Drama and The Mazepins Try to Stay Relevant
Babes, we recorded this twice. So make sure you listen twice. Anyways, we chat about the F1 headlines from the week including the Miami Grand Prix lawsuit, the Mazepins trying to stay relevant, the drivers trolling the Aston Martin safety car, and Brad Pitt's upcoming Formula One film. Links to everything: Miami Grand Prix is at risk of being CANCELLED as residents file last-ditch lawsuit to block Formula One heading to Florida over noise pollution complaints with the race just THREE WEEKS away - Daily Mail  Haas rejects Uralkali's $13 million refund demand, wants compensation - ESPN  Russian F1 driver Nikita Mazepin has $114m properties seized in Italy - ESPN  This 528-Horsepower Aston Martin Is Too Slow - Jalopnik  Brad Pitt’s Formula 1 Movie: Everything We Know So far - Movie Web  Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
Apr 17
56 min
Ep. 49: The Australian Grand Prix - Charles Leclerc Gets Glory.
So...Charles Leclerc is really running away with this eh? The drivers head back to Australia after 2 years and the race was more interesting than we expected! Caitlin and Shanika share their thoughts on the Red Bull's painful issues, Latifi and Stroll's Canadian Smackdown, and Mercedes FINALLY looking like they have some pace. Also can someone please tell us what mega means? Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
Apr 10
1 hr 16 min
Ep. 48: Formula One is Heading Back to Las Vegas
Vegas, baby! The girls chat through the headlines about Pierre Gasly's future, Drive to Survive fallout and changes to the Australian Grand Prix track. They also spend a good chunk of time talking about the Vegas Grand Prix! Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube Links from today's episode: F1 tells the drivers about Vegas F1's Australian GP track changes: What's changed at Albert Park and why?  Marko: Red Bull likely to lose Gasly if it can’t offer senior F1 team return
Apr 3
57 min
Ep. 47: The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - Max Verstappen Wins!
Shanika is solo today so the girls can focus on relaxing and working! Jeddah was a bit of a mess from the get-go. She was happy to see Sergio Perez take pole and was looking forward to seeing the veteran driver win but...the track had other plans. Also, Nicholas Latifi...it is time to have the conversation: should he be in Formula One? She shares her thoughts on Mick Schumacher's accident, does a quick context report on Yemen and Saudi Arabia...and so much more. Looking for memes and to stay connected? Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
Mar 27
41 min
Ep. 46: The Bahrain Grand Prix - Ferrari is Back!
Formula One is back! Canadian podcasters, Caitlin and Shanika, share their thoughts about the season's first race. The big surprises? Mercedes ended up on the podium, both Redbulls didn't finish, Alfa Romeo and Haas got points, and so much more. Looking for memes and to stay connected?  Follow Get Checkered on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and watch us on YouTube
Mar 21
1 hr 42 min
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