We won’t lie – we had high expectations from Fernando Alonso who started the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix from the front row. And we know that we were not alone.
We expected the former World Champion to make life difficult for Max Verstappen at the start and on the opening lap. But what a damp squib that turned out to be!
However, that didn’t deter Formula 1 from delivering a nail-biting race at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal.
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FIA-accredited Formula 1 journalist Abhishek Takle joins Soumil and Kunal to review the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix. Why was Carlos Sainz unable to overtake Max Verstappen? Could Alpine have had a better strategy for Fernando Alonso? Would on-time pit stops have helped Charles Leclerc & Mclaren’s fortunes?
Did you know: Mclaren have failed to score in the Canadian Grand Prix since 2014! As always, @f1statsguru (aka Sundaram) delivers mind-boggling stats in his segment.
There’s a lot more in this near-hour long episode. Tune in & happy listening!
(Season 2022, Episode 36)
Follow our hosts: Sundaram Ramaswami, Soumil Arora and Kunal Shah
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