Inside Line F1 Podcast

The Inside Line F1 Podcast is a weekly show that adds humour to the otherwise serious world of Formula 1. Hosted by Mithila and Kunal, this podcast offers an alternative view on the sport, business and politics of Formula 1. Our Pits To Podium segment is hosted by Soumil and Kunal. This segment brings to you topical news, previews, race debriefs and feature stories from the world of Motorsport. For your weekly dose of Formula 1 humour, search 'Inside Line F1 Podcast' on your favourite audio streaming app - we are present everywhere on the Internet. Miss us as you wait for our next episode? Engage with us on Facebook. Music courtesy: Lucien Byfieldt Stats courtesy: Sundaram Ramaswami & Nithyanand Ram


episode 20: 20: Why Driver Salaries Should Never Be Included In The Budget Cap

Formula 1 and the FIA have made one of their most sublime moves in recent times on the teams - a budget cap and handicap for aerodynamic development. They've also introduced two new terms that we will hear for the rest of time - glide path (for the budget cap) and sliding scale (for the aero cap). But the ONE THING we don't ever wish to have added to the budget cap is driver salaries. Also in this episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast ( , why the Dutch Grand Prix should never be without the fans (or TV-only), how Lawrence Stroll's paternal and business instincts need to have a clear demarcation and we bet that Formula 1 will offer more track time to teams before the first race of the 2020 Formula 1 season. Tune in! (Season 2020, Episode 20) Here's what's in store for you in this episode: 0:00-3:00 - The Mercedes-Aston Martin, Lawrence Stroll-Toto Wolff rumour and could it finally give us a Lewis Hamilton-Lance Stroll partnership? 3:00-6:00 - The budget cap should never include drivers' salaries ever! We tell you why 6:00-9:00 - A handicap system to help slower teams has reaped results in the past. It's a landmark move for Formula 1 9:00-12:00 - Will A-B team partnerships strengthen even more under the new restricted aerodynamic development regulations? 12:00-15:00 - Kudos to the FIA for starting a 'hotline' number for whistle blowers. But can you please also release the details of the settlement with Ferrari over their power units from 2019? 15:00-end - Audi & Formula E are taking their Esports commitment a bit too seriously. Is a promotion to Mercedes a bit too early for the yet-to-prove-himself George Russell? Finally, teams and drivers will need a bit of track time to get back in sync and rhythm before the start of the 2020 Formula 1 season.  Subscribe via our magic link ( that will identify your device/OS and throw up the best possible app/platform for you. Follow our hosts on Twitter: Mithila Mehta ( and Kunal Shah ( Music courtesy: Lucien Byfieldt ( Image courtesy: Mercedes


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