How exactly do you think the Alonso-FIA saga is going to conclude? To be frank, Alonso is doing what every Formula 1 fan wants to do – get the FIA to be consistent in their penalties.
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In this episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Soumil and Kunal discuss the ongoing battle between Alonso and the FIA. Is the lack of a proper on-track fight one of the reasons why Alonso is battling with the FIA? Let’s remember, Alonso has had his run-ins with pretty much every major Formula 1 team – Ferrari, Honda, Mclaren and Mercedes. Is the FIA his next target?
From where Soumil sits, he thinks it’s a case of ‘Fernando is smarter than you’ scenario. The former double World Champion is truly pushing the FIA to become consistent in their rule application. On the other hand, Kunal dips into his experience as a competitive sailor and asks if the ‘water at the mark’ rule from the sport of Sailing could be tweaked for implementation in the world of Motorsport? Tune in!
(Season 2021, Episode 66)
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