What a weekend it was at the Circuit of the Americas. Formula 1 celebrated being in America just as much America celebrated hosting a Formula 1 Grand Prix after a two year gap.
Max Verstappen drove a Hamilton-esque race to win the 2021 United States GP. In fact, almost everyone believed that Hamilton would make a late-race lunge to grab the lead of the race from Verstappen.
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In this Pits to Podium segment of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Soumil and Kunal continue the celebrations that were at COTA. They often say that Formula 1 is a high-speed game of chess & the 2021 United States GP was testimony to that. Red Bull Racing’s aggressive strategy saw Lewis Hamilton-Mercedes lose the race despite leading in the early stages. In fact, what could have Mercedes done to help Hamilton win?
Sergio Perez’s win despite a drinks system issue, the Mclaren-Ferrari battle and Fernando Alonso’s ongoing battle with the FIA. Tune in to re-live some of the most-fascinating stories and talking points from the 2021 United States GP.
(Season 2021, Episode 65)
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