The FIA always manages to find a way to grab the limelight every other Grand Prix. As for Fernando Alonso, he’s managed to score a podium at every Grand Prix in 2023. But the one at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit wasn’t without controversy.
Should the FIA install a pit lane timer for all teams serving a time penalty? Will the start grid boxes be redesigned to aid driver visibility? Will the wording for ‘working on the car’ (or not!) be re-written?
In this episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Soumil and Kunal review the talking points from the 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Max Verstappen’s solid recovery from P15 to 2nd – and why he’s right in being disappointed. Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez’s solid drive from pole to flag! Mercedes’ PR overdrive, Ferrari’s setup problems…and Aston Martin’s preparations (for the FIA penalty review).
(Season 2023, Epsiode 11)
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