The Best Driver Did Not Win
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As the Hamilton vs. Rosberg title battle goes down to the wire, the big question is who will win the 2016 World Drivers’ Championship. While the odds may be stacked in Rosbergâ€™s favour, this is Formula 1 â€“ and nothingâ€™s over till itâ€™s over. Could Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing be Lewis Hamiltonâ€™s best ally in the â€˜duel of the desert’? Hereâ€™s a prediction weâ€™re going to stick our heads out and make â€“ irrespective of the outcome, when fans look back on the season theyâ€™ll probably believe that â€˜the best driver did not win’. (Forget Rosberg vs. Hamilton, 2016 Is Verstappen’s Year)
Niki Lauda thinks that Max Verstappen could be the greatest ever Formula 1 driver â€“ but he needs to be â€œcarefulâ€ on his way. Cute that Lauda still thinks that Max will listen to him. As we all know, Max Verstappen listens to NOBODY! Meanwhile, Carlos Sainz admits that the drivers themselves don’t understand Formula 1’s rules. What hope do we ordinary mortals have then? (Match Fixing and Formula 1)
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Bernie Ecclestone said some pretty interesting (and scandalous) things last week. He said Singapore â€œwas just an airportâ€ before Formula 1 happened and talked about Americans and their short attention spans. Bernie proposed a new double header race format and we tell you what we think about it. Of course, as fans, we’re thrilled! (Formula 1, Back In Business?)
Mithilaâ€™s wish for Abu Dhabi is for fans to be treated to a serious Hamilton vs. Rosberg wheel to wheel battle on track. Could there be a better way to decide the World Championship? Formula 1 bids goodbye to two great drivers, Felipe Massa and Jenson Button. Finally, we make a confident prediction about Verstappen in Abu Dhabi. Tune in!
(Season 2016, Episode 39)