The tow is worth about 0.7s per lap - so that's our pick for the buzzword for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. But of course, 'slipstreaming' and 'drafting' come a very close second. The 2021 Italian Grand Prix also sees a return of the F1 Sprint - a second chance to like (or dislike!?) the format a bit more, we guess.
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In this Pits to Podium segment of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Soumil and Kunal preview the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. There's also the not-to-miss stats review from Sundaram in this episode. At the moment, it seems that Monza is most-suited to host the F1 Sprint - can we expect a lot of overtakes this time around? Also, watch-out for Friday evening traffic in Monza - all drivers waiting for the tow!
It's Round 14 in the battle between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton. Who's car will hold the edge around the 'Temple of Speed'? Can Lando Norris get his points-scoring rhythm back? Mclaren need to strike back in their battle with Ferrari for P3. Who else is the wild card? Pierre Gasly arrives this weekend as the last winner of the Italian Grand Prix. Yes, 2020 saw a crazy result. Let's see what 2021 throws at us. Tune in!
(Season 2021, Episode 54)
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Music courtesy: Lucien Byfieldt
Image courtesy: Mercedes