Inside Line F1 Podcast: Verstappen, talent of the century!

Kunal Shah and Mithila Mehta discuss the thrilling Spanish Grand Prix celebrating Max Verstappen's maiden Formula 1 victory.

Inside Line F1 Podcast: Verstappen, talent of the century!
Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid leads team mate Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid at the start of the race
Race winner Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium
Race winner Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB12 celebrates at the end of the race
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB12 and Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF16-H battle for position
Race winner Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium
Fernando Alonso, McLaren MP4-31
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Lewis Hamilton must be pissed with Niki Lauda for two reasons - first, Lauda blamed Hamilton for the Mercedes collision and second, the Austrian called Verstappen the 'talent of the century.'

Verstappen's maiden race victory on his Red Bull debut gives us plenty to cheer about. We heard the Dutch national anthem on the F1 podium for the first time ever.

The 'Civil War' that broke out on track between the Mercedes drivers - who was to blame? We give you our view, but we wonder if the Lauda-Hamilton bromance has actually come to a premature end.

Did Red Bull favour a Verstappen win over Daniel Ricciardo? For a brand built on 'shock marketing', a Verstappen win would and was perfect PR for their 'Gives You Wings' tagline.

Christian Horner has labelled Verstappen as the 'future' of Red Bull - will they now chase the F1's 'youngest world champion' record? And where does this leave Ricciardo?

We find amusement in Fernando Alonso's lack of power, Kimi Raikkonen racing against both generations of Verstappens and Sebastian Vettel's cranky rants.

Also, is Red Bull Ferrari's Young drivers' program?

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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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