Is Mercedes’ mystical ‘party mode’ a myth? Well, for Formula 1’s sake, let’s hope so. However, full marks to Mercedes for scaring the living day lights out of the competition in qualifying, although that lap has to be attributed more to Lewis Hamilton’s talent than the Mercedes package. If the ‘party mode’ is for real then it will end up ruining the 2018 party for all of us.
In this week’s episode of the [Inside Line F1 Podcast](http://bit.ly/ilf1ponkf1b), Mithila and Kunal pick the best moments from the 2018 Australian Grand Prix, wonder why Formula 1 didn’t test when the teams did and why Max Verstappen’s assessment of the race isn’t accurate. Also, we have a special guest on our show – tune in!
(Season 2018, Episode 9)
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