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2013 Formula1 Podcast: Happy New Season

Posted: February 4, 2013 at 6:50 pm   /   by   /   comments (3)

Our first Formula1 podcast for the 2013 Formula1 season also happens to be our first in the New Year! After our little winter break, Rishi Kapoor and I met, scribbled notes, mumbled some Formula1 lingo and then recorded. Here’s a quick look at what you get to hear from us this time on the ‘Inside Line’:

  • Car launches, new drivers (some with funny names!) and new driver helmets. Here’s how we see them!
  • The cars look the same as the ones raced in the 2012 Formula1 season. We try and explain why!

Sahara Force India - VJM06

  • But, will they performance levels stay the same? (or as we see it, will Red Bull be any slower?)
  • Pirelli tyres are the only major change from last season. Will we be relying on them yet again to make our races entertaining? And they are the BIG reason why the first test is crucial!
  • Drivers complain about lack of track time and here’s Alonso skipping the first test! Should the ‘Alonso fan’ be worried?
  • Too early to talk, but we try and predict what the pecking order could look like this season.
  • And talking of entertainment, Rishi’s friends on the grid are certainly bankable! (No prizes for guessing who they are!)

Rishi and I would like to wish you a ‘Happy New Formula1 Season’. May the best driver win!

And for those who missed our very popular 2012 Formula1 Podcast Awards, come hear it now!

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  • February 21, 2013 at 7:43 am Pavithra

    Happy new season!!

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  • February 10, 2013 at 3:10 pm LATESH

    I HAVE A STRANGE FEELING THIS SEASON,,
    AFTER GIEDO GOT PROMOTED 2 CATERHAM RACE SEAT.

    LAST YEAR KARUN CHANDHOK SPOKE OF SOME POSSIBLITY OF LANDING A RACE SEAT IN 2013 WITH CATERHAM,
    SO I CURIOUS 2 KNOW , WAS HE STILL ASSOCIATED WITH CATERAM TEST TEAM IN 2012 APART FROM WEC DUTIES.

    IF YES, THEN HE WUD BE ON THE GRID THEN, PARTNERING CHARLES PIC

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  • February 10, 2013 at 3:05 pm LATESH

    HAPPY NEW SEASON KUNAL & RISHI,
    GOOD 2 C U GUYS BACK, LONG TIME

    FORCE INDIA IS MAKING NEWS WITH AND WITHOUT DRIVERS.
    REMEMBER THE DEBUT SEASON OF FI 2008 , WHERE IT TOOK A SHOOTOUT OF 8 DRIVERS TO PARTNER SUTIL,– KLIEN, RALF, FISI , TONIO, ETC

    BUT STRANGE THIS TYM, I WAS SURPRISED 2 KNOW JAMES ROSSITER WAS THE SIMULATOR DRIVER FOR FORCE INDIA, EVEN APPEARED FOR JEREZ TEST, BUT WAS NEVER WEIGHED IN FOR A RACE SEAT TO PARTNER DI RESTA

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