Inside Line F1 Podcast: Does Formula 1 need faster cars in future?

Kunal Shah and Mithila Mehta in the first Inside Line F1 Podcast of the year 2017 discuss if Formula 1 need faster cars or better racing, after Alexander Wurz's statement.

Inside Line F1 Podcast: Does Formula 1 need faster cars in future?
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid leads at the start of the race
Nico Hulkenberg, Renault F1 Team
The start of the race
Fernando Alonso, McLaren
Jorge Lorenzo, Mercedes AMG F1 W05
Valtteri Bottas, Williams
Pascal Wehrlein, Manor Racing MRT05
Marcus Ericsson, Sauber F1 Team
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Recently, former F1 driver and current President of GPDA, Wurz, stated that F1 needs to go at 450kmph to spice up races, with the increasing amount of safety in the sport.

Also, we love it when F1 teams add humour to the sport, of course. This time, we loved Mclaren's prank on the Day of the Innocent Saints.

They've gone from being the joke of the paddock to cracking jokes. Well, we call that progress - something that Mclaren-Honda haven't experienced since a few seasons.

If you were the power that controlled F1, what would be your ONE resolution for the sport? Mithila and Kunal share theirs and they found it difficult to limit themselves to just one, but they did.

With the Sauber- Pascal Wehrlein rumours, Felipe Massa's workout pictures and Valtteri Bottas' reported visit to Mercedes factory, we wonder if Mercedes need to make an official announcement at all.

Anyway, if we were Sauber, we would ask for Mercedes engines over a Mercedes junior driver. Lastly, there's talk about Ferrari's exploring of a new livery and new engine technology.

Oh and before we forget, former MotoGP World Champion said the smartest thing about F1 and MotoGP. Can someone make him the CEO of F1 already?

[Note: The podcast was recorded on a earlier date in January.]

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Kunal Shah is a former racer who works in the sports business industry. He pens his view on Formula 1 on his personal blog: kunalsf1blog.

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