14: Sebastian Vettel Is Trolling The Trolls ;-)

14: Sebastian Vettel Is Trolling The Trolls ;-)


Sebastian Vettel – from spinning on track, he’s now spinning in the simulator. Is this Vettel’s way of trolling his trolls? Let’s remember, the German has an impeccable sense of humour too. Instead of wins, pole positions and fastest laps, his spin count (4 in the last 10 races) leads the chatter among Formula 1 fans. One thing is for sure, Vettel will bounce back. But which race will it be? 

In this week’s episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, we discuss the celebrations around Formula 1’s 1000th Grand Prix, a possible Verstappen-Ocon pairing at Mercedes, which driver prodigies will place his hands on the title trophy first – Leclerc or Verstappen, Formula E’s new ambassadors – Bernie Ecclestone and Lewis Hamilton and of course, the possible addition of a Q4 to our ever-so-fun qualifying session. By the way, there’s a ‘What Villeneuve Said This Week’ section. But worry not, it isn’t replacing our ever-famous ‘What Wolff Said This Week’ section. Okay, now tune in! 

(Season 2019, Episode 14)

Here’s what’s in store for you in this episode: 

0:00-3:00: The questions that the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix could answer. And do you really care if this is Formula 1’s 1000th Grand Prix?

3:00-6:00: Aero changes or not, will the Williams car overtake any of their rivals on-track this season? Bernie Ecclestone and Lewis Hamilton – Formula E’s best ambassadors?

6:00-9:00: Will Lewis Hamilton be remembered for ending the Formula 1 careers of two former World Champions – Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel too?

9:00-12:00: Sebastian Vettel trolling the trolls – are you one of them? Watch out. And did you know why Lewis Hamilton hasn’t watch the Netflix-F1 show?

12:00-15:00: Verstappen-Hamilton or Verstappen-Ocon to race for Mercedes in 2020? How soon before we see a Verstappen vs. Leclerc for the title battle? Which driver would be the first to place his hand on the coveted trophy?

15:00-18:00: This is a fantastic era to be a Motorsport fan – we tell you why. Should we add a Q4 section to qualifying from the 2020 Formula 1 Season? We discuss the pros and cons. And the ‘What Villeneuve Said This Week’ section.

18:00-end: Lucien’s ‘Moments In Time’ of the Chinese Grand Prix + predictions

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Kunal Shah is an FIA-accredited Formula 1 journalist who has been reporting on Formula 1 for nearly two decades. He worked with the Force India Formula 1 Team for 6 seasons in Marketing, Sponsorship and Commercial roles. As a former single-seater racer, he was responsible for Force India's grassroots talent program, One from a Billion Hunt. Presently, he co-writes a regular Formula 1 column for Firstpost, speaks on Inside Line F1 Podcast & Pits to Podium and produces broadcast/OTT content for NENT Group (Viasport & Viaplay).

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