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2012 Formula1 Podcast: Webber, Schumacher, Massa and Raikkonen

RJ Rishi Kapoor was bored during the broadcast of the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix. However, he ensures that this latest F1 podcast is as exciting as ever. We discussed lots of issues which I am listing below, but most importantly, both of us had to eat our words! Listen to the podcast for more. Did [...]

2012 Monaco Grand Prix: Webber Makes It Six Out Of Six

I have mixed reactions about the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix. Yes, it provided some close racing in parts, however, there were large parts of the race when the on-track action was boring with a majority of fans praying for rain! Eventually, the rain never arrived and we had to rely on the Pirelli rubber to [...]

2012 Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying: Michael Schumacher Enters The Party

The qualifying session of the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix lived up to its expectations of being exciting, entertaining and competitive. It also was a usual qualifying session in Monaco where we saw a few crashes bring out a red flag and of course an unexpected pole sitter! Thankfully, the weather stayed dry (against the weatherman’s [...]

2012 Formula1 Podcast: Monaco, Pirelli And One-Stoppers

RJ Rishi Kapoor dons a bikini in this podcast, while I refuse to let go of my racing overalls and helmet. Here we go speaking about the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix. Pirelli’s super-soft and soft tyres. Will we actually see any driver attempt a one-stopper? If the race is down to conserving tyres, we go [...]

2012 Formula1 Podcast: Maldonado, Schumacher, Senna And Penalties

I caught up with a dejected RJ Rishi Kapoor last night and recorded our 2012 Spanish Grand Prix podcast. While I was rejoicing a Williams win, Rishi was dejected that a Williams brought about Schumacher’s retirement! A quick look on what we discussed in our podcast: Maldonado’s first ever Formula1 victory! Were we expecting it, [...]

2012 Spanish Grand Prix: Maldonado And Williams On Fire, Literally

Pre-race, I read data from the last ten Spanish GPs and it revealed that the race was either won by the pole sitter (9 times) or by the driver starting from the front row (once). Then when I remembered that the pole sitter for the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix was Pastor Maldonado and hence the [...]

2012 Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton Penalized, Maldonado On Pole

(I saw the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying in Score, a sports bar in Malad (West) in Mumbai without any commentary! However, I would recommend fans visit this place to watch live sports action!) Frankly, the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying was a boring one! In the lead up to the session, most people following [...]

2012 Formula1 Podcast: Mugello, Mercedes, Catalunya, Pirelli And Sailing

The silent period of Formula1 ends! After three weeks of silence, Formula1 cars will go roaring in Barcelona, Spain at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend. We’re happy that the action is back and hear RJ Rishi Kapoor and my thoughts in our latest podcast. A brief of what we discussed: Was the Mugello test [...]