We love Bernie Ecclestone, we do! F1’s CEO loves to make controversial statements and we love to extract our pound of humour from those controversies. In this week’s episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Mithila and Kunal tell you why Bernie Ecclestone backs Donald Trump for President. And if you’re a Hillary Clinton fan, we tell you why he wouldn’t back her candidature. (Read: Ecclestone Steps Down)
But this episode isn’t about Ecclestone alone, we talk about Filipinho Massa’s victory over our favourite, Daniel Ricciardo. Massa Jr.’s celebration skills must be applauded – mark of a true champion. Did Felipe hire Max Verstappen’s PR agency though to work on his son? (Read: What IF Hamilton Had Raced For Red Bull Racing?)
Should we undergo a rule change for 2017? Why is Mercedes resisting it and why are Red Bull Racing for it? Also, what should the rule changes be? We share our perspective and tell you why the teams will always differ in theirs from us fans. (Read: Fed Up For Rule Changes In Formula 1)
Rio Haryanto seems to be running out of money. Is F1 in BIG trouble if pay drivers run out of money too? Btw, aren’t the Indonesian Govt. doing a little too much to fund his race seat? It’s a Manor, after all.
In this day and age of super hero movies, it comes as no surprise to us that Super Formula > Formula 1. And are the new-age ‘rocket science’ F1 cars no longer attractive for the upcoming drivers too? (Read: DRS Has Ruined Formula One)
Finally, will Hamilton win his third consecutive Russian Grand Prix OR will Rosberg leave Russia with 100 points? And apart from Vladmir Putin, who else will join the Mercedes drivers on the podium? (Read: Russia vs. USA In Formula 1 Too?)
Tune in! (Season 2016, Episode 13)