Ice Ice Baby

Could Vettel’s baby girl and Raikkonen’s baby boy become a couple a few decades from now? Pardon me, but that was one of the first few thoughts that came to my mind as I was preparing for the latest episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast with Rishi Kapoor.

Ice Ice Baby – Kimi Raikkonen

The other thought that crossed my mind was – if Force India has similar livery to that of Mclaren’s, what livery will Mclaren don in the 2015 Formula1 Season? Reports say that they will launch and use a ‘black’ liveried car for now, which makes us wonder if ‘delays’ are a Mclaren thing off-late! Oh, you can’t blame us. And of course, why is Ferrari trying to name their car after Force India? (Read: Gillette Mclaren Honda and Thank You Mclaren)

Is Christian Horner playing mind games with Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari as they embark on a new journey together? Or did Vettel genuinely contemplate leaving Formula1? Does the sport need Sebastian Vettel? What Horner also did was confirm our belief from the 2014 Formula1 Season that Vettel wasn’t enjoying the new formula of Formula1 and took way too long to come to terms with it. (Read: Vettel Wins An Award On The Inside Line F1 Podcast Awards)

Lastly, Renault has undergone a restructure of their organization in the hope to improve their engine performance this season. On the Inside Line F1 Podcast, we wonder if Renault should’ve chosen ‘rebadge’ over restructure! (Read: Chequered Flag For 2014)

And while you tune in to our latest episode, could Newey’s next victory be the America’s Cup in 2017? Let’s wait and watch!

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Kunal Shah is an FIA-accredited Formula 1 journalist who has been reporting on Formula 1 for nearly two decades. He worked with the Force India Formula 1 Team for 6 seasons in Marketing, Sponsorship and Commercial roles. As a former single-seater racer, he was responsible for Force India's grassroots talent program, One from a Billion Hunt. Presently, he co-writes a regular Formula 1 column for Firstpost, speaks on Inside Line F1 Podcast & Pits to Podium and produces broadcast/OTT content for NENT Group (Viasport & Viaplay).

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