Otmar Szafnauer Interview | Beyond the Grid | Official F1 Podcast

He's been in Formula 1 for more than two decades, but you might not know him that well just yet Tom Clarkson is joined by Racing Point Force India's team principal, Otmar Szafnauer, in our official podcast presented by Bose. 2:20 The stress of Force India's administration woes in 2018 7:42 The change in team ownership form Vijay Mallya to Lawrence Stroll 15:17 Potential name changes for the team in 2019 17:52 Family history, and growing up behind the Iron Curtain 22:33 Otmar's racing career in US Formula Ford 2000 27:27 Time spent working with Ford Motor company, and how it got him into F1 32:20 Working for British American Racing F1 team 37:05 Signing for Jagaur Racing - and then getting rejected 43:49 Joining Force India in 2009 46:27 The best drivers he's worked with in F1 50:36 Lamenting the loss of Esteban Ocon's race seat For more F1® videos, visit http://www.Formula1.com Like F1® on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Formula1/ Follow F1® on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/F1 Follow F1® on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/F1 #F1 #F1BeyondTheGrid