Will Sebastian Vettel go the Fernando Alonso way? Or will he retire from the sport as a quadruple World Champion? Or will he follow Michael Schumacher’s footsteps and take on a team management role? What are the chances of Vettel jumping ship to Mercedes; a German driver racing for a German team and all of that…! Let alone young drivers, the lack of competitive teams in the sport could catch out this former World Champion too! From fighting Mercedes, Ferrari seem to be fighting within themselves.
In this week’s episode of the [Inside Line F1 Podcast](http://bit.ly/ilf1ponkf1b), we tell you why Red Bull Racing should sell their vacant Toro Rosso cockpit to a wealthy pay driver. We applaud Daniel Ricciardo’s comic timing while also questioning why Vladimir Putin arrives closer to the end of the Russian Grand Prix every year. Finally, we predict by what race this season would Lewis Hamilton seal the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship. We picked Brazil or Mexico – what’s your pick? Tune in!
00:00-2:00 – Should Sebastian Vettel be called title contender for 2018 anymore?
2:00 – 5:00 – Will Vettel go the Fernando Alonso way? What could be Sebastian Vettel’s future in Formula 1?
5:00 – 7:00 – Red Bull Racing to make money from their vacant cockpit at Toro Rosso?
7:00 – 9:00 – Good timing for Ferrari to introduce a new livery? Should Formula 1 allow teams to use one-off liveries?
9:00 – 11:00 – How would Mercedes deploy team orders in case they had a three car team & all three of their cars were 1-2-3?
11:00 – 13:00 – Daniel Ricciardo’s comic timing – he cracked a doping joke at the Russian Grand Prix!
13:00 – 15:00 – Why does Vladimir Putin arrive closer to the end of the Russian Grand Prix every single year?
15:00 – 17:00 – What Wolff Said This Week section + Looking forward to Suzuka & the 2018 Japanese Grand Prix
17:00 – 22:00 – Moments in Time with Lucien; by which race would Lewis Hamilton clinch the 2018 Formula 1 Championship?
(Season 2018, Episode 34)
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