Inside Line F1 Podcast: Hamilton's gifted Monaco win!

The post-Monaco Grand Prix Inside Line F1 Podcast episode where Kunal Shah and Mithila Mehta discuss Lewis Hamilton's 'gifted' win and Daniel Ricciardo's loss.

Inside Line F1 Podcast: Hamilton's gifted Monaco win!
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates on the podium with Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez, Force India
The safety car leads Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB12
Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates with Justin Bieber, Singer at the podium
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
Fernando Alonso, McLaren MP4-31
Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB12 crashed out of the race
Sergio Perez, Sahara Force India F1 celebrates his third position on the podium
Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid

Hamilton finally won a grand prix after a long drought that lasted close to eight months and the British driver was cheered on by his new friend Justin Bieber – musical collaboration, ‘just good friends’ or a full-blown bromance?

The one Bieber song that Red Bull must dedicate to Ricciardo after Monaco will be ‘Is It Too Late To Say Sorry’ after the “screwed” pitstop which cost the Australian a race win.

To top it off, Red Bull came up with the most ridiculous justification for their error. Should Ricciardo move on or stay put and hope for the best?

Is the 'Baby Webber' to the 'Baby Vettel'? And we're convinced that Max Verstappen's only possible weakness is the Monaco GP.

But did Red Bull gift the race to Mercedes to settle their debt from Spain? If Pirelli’s ultra softs can last 47 laps, does that mean that the hards would last two race distances?

What happened to Nico Rosberg, does he deserve to be world champion after a drive like this? And a BIG cheer for Force India and Sergio Perez for their podium finish.

We also tell you why Fernando Alonso should play football before every race, how Sauber are learning from the best, and why McLaren-Honda will finally win races in 2022.

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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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