It brings together people who were at the track, back at base and heads of departments from around the company, combining their inputs and perspectives to showcase a full overview of exactly what went down. Good race or bad, there's always a lot to talk about.
The debrief covers a wide variety of points. From race stats to key learnings on both the chassis and Power Unit side and what the focus is for the next round of the F1 calendar, there's a lot to cover in just one hour.
There's a core group of speakers each time but everyone is free to comment and share their thoughts. It's a collaborative effort and an important chance to bring together all of the learnings, feedback and viewpoints from the hectic race weekend. Getting everyone together in one room is a rare occurrence, so they have to make the most of the opportunity.
This is followed by a Performance Debrief on Thursday, which breaks down the performance of the team in more detail and is even more in-depth than Monday's get together. A smaller group gather for this one, around 20 or so people.
From there, departments break off and conduct their own reviews of the weekend's events, focusing on their own work and outlook. From Marketing to Digital Technology, Composites and Aero There are so many different areas of the team and all of them must work together in harmony and to the best of their abilities in order to make sure the race weekend runs to plan.
For such a high-tech and rapidly evolving sport, it's easy to be focused on what's ahead - the next corner, the next race, the next challenge and the next opportunity. But, as the old cliché goes, you can't know where you're going until you know where you've been...