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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:31 PM
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Posted By wxwax
That's what was crazy not only about the team...

That's what was crazy not only about the team order, but also about Rosberg whining on the radio.

Hamilton would have had to slow down measurably to first allow Rosberg to get closer, and then to...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Uh-huh. Hamilton's car catches fire. Scott...

Uh-huh.

Hamilton's car catches fire. Scott posts this:



You follow up with this:
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
:rolleyes Sure. Like the situations were...

:rolleyes

Sure. Like the situations were analogous.

First off, Rosberg couldn't pass Hamilton. That was the whole point, yes? :brow

Secondly, Webber and Vettel were both supposed to be on...
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Despite his brutal run of equipment failures...

Despite his brutal run of equipment failures (none of them his fault, Paebr332 :evil) Hamilton is only 11 points behind Rosberg. That's an amazing achievement by the man.
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
I agree. The hell with everyone who hates the...

I agree. The hell with everyone who hates the formula. We've had great races this season.

And another great one today!

Hamilton is Mr. Drama. He can't help himself. I'm becoming a fan.
...
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
You made your comment in relation to his engine...

You made your comment in relation to his engine catching fire.

And it was a fuel line that blew up. Nothing to do with the driver.
Forum: Racing 07-26-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Oh, come on. Get real. He did one warm-up lap....

Oh, come on. Get real. He did one warm-up lap. :fpalm

And the guy gets better gas mileage than anyone else one the grid.

Just huge bad luck. And no, the technology is not doomed to failure....
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Slippery track. Guys were sliding all four wheels...

Slippery track. Guys were sliding all four wheels sideways into some of the corners today. Dust, no use, no rubber down, apparently.

Practice is an unreliable indicator of form. Still, it's...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Mexico City gets a race for 2015. It's been 23...

Mexico City gets a race for 2015. It's been 23 years. Will it be the highest altitude for a F1 race?
Forum: Racing 07-22-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/22/original/utegup...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/22/original/utegupa7.jpg

"Maybe a little more downforce, Rob."
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
I caught the second race and it had the same...

I caught the second race and it had the same problem so many of IndyCar's street races do. Before the race the drivers apparently pick a corner and decide they'll spend the entire race wrecking...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
I like Massa but I agree, he doesn't handle these...

I like Massa but I agree, he doesn't handle these things with much grace. It was clearly his error.
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
I hadn't thought of that. I like it! :thumb ...

I hadn't thought of that. I like it! :thumb

:lol3
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
I sure am glad that Lewis Hamilton is in F1. That...

I sure am glad that Lewis Hamilton is in F1. That guy is all drama, all the time. Without his theatrics the race might have been on the dull side.

If they had brought out the pace car for Sutil's...
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
CNBC live, NBCSN replay at noon. Rosberg...

CNBC live, NBCSN replay at noon.

Rosberg must be a little nervous about his own brakes. Hamilton sounded very shaken up on the radio.

I hope Williams can challenge tomorrow. The gap to the...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Diffey says Ferrari have fired the head of their...

Diffey says Ferrari have fired the head of their engine department, and he says more exits are to come.
Forum: Racing 07-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
The ambient temp was really high, though. Close...

The ambient temp was really high, though. Close to 90 degrees air temp, which means rack temp was likely well over 100.

Caterham swing the butcher's cleaver on their staff, cutting 50, or...
Forum: Racing 07-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
Another two-race weekend again, this time from...

Another two-race weekend again, this time from Toronto. I'm not sure I like this many of them. It's quite a commitment of time to catch them all.
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
No unanimous vote by teams for an amnesty on the...

No unanimous vote by teams for an amnesty on the FRIC ban for Germany. So any team not running the interconnected suspension system is vulnerable to a protest.

Some big teams won't use it,...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Kimi's taking a lot of flak for declaring that...

Kimi's taking a lot of flak for declaring that 2015 will be his last season. I get it, to be honest.

He did look disinterested at the end of his first stint with Ferrari. He didn't end well with...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
Texas Motor Speedway seems to be an odd one. I...

Texas Motor Speedway seems to be an odd one. I can remember seeing superbly close racing there, and also long, strung-out races.

I never saw an oval before I was 19, didn't even know they...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
When it doesn't rain, Iowa is great. Fantastic...

When it doesn't rain, Iowa is great. Fantastic oval racing. I can't figure out what's not to like. Close racing, passing, competitive action. And you can see the entire track from your seat.

Love...
Forum: Racing 07-09-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Did he walk the lawn first?

Did he walk the lawn first?
Forum: Racing 07-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Everyone except the backmarkers. FRIC has...

Everyone except the backmarkers.

FRIC has been in F1 since Lotus in 2008. What the fuck took the FIA so long to make this determination? And why in the middle of the season?

Pretty fucked up. ...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
I didn't know that Kimi doesn't study the racks....

I didn't know that Kimi doesn't study the racks. That's a bit lazy.

Sorry, I mean "iconic." I forgot it's Kimi we're talking about. :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
I'm not a fan of Montoya, but that was a sweet...

I'm not a fan of Montoya, but that was a sweet drive.

Will Power is a prick. He made a questionable move on Montoya. Then he was really blatant with Castroneves. I'm glad the stewards made him pay...
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
Jack Hawksworth is an English rookie driver who...

Jack Hawksworth is an English rookie driver who has shown real talent. At Pocono this weekend, he learned that ovals bite. You can see him struggle out of the car. He has a bruised heart muscle....
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Doh! :rofl

Doh! :rofl
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
So did Nico make his car fail today while...

So did Nico make his car fail today while Hamilton didn't?

Or is is simply racing luck, as most people believe?
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Still think Hamilton is mentally "shot"? :deal ...

Still think Hamilton is mentally "shot"? :deal :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
The only numbers I've seen for declining...

The only numbers I've seen for declining viewership are in Germany and France. In both cases, F1 went from free over-the-air TV to pay TV. I think that single-handedly explains the fall.

The...
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
What a wonderful race. Fantastic drive by...

What a wonderful race.

Fantastic drive by Hamilton, from sixth. Amazing racing from Alonso. And Ricciardo dumps Vettel yet again, fair and square, after spotting him a lead of six places on the...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
It's a bit silly to blame a driver when his car...

It's a bit silly to blame a driver when his car fails. Did Vettel do something that Ricciardo wasn't when Vettel's car failed this season? Did Webber, all those times his car failed and Vettel's won...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
I don't think he'll ever get near him. Nico will...

I don't think he'll ever get near him. Nico will run away at the front. The only threat will come from Vettel, I reckon. Apparently the Red Bulls were fast on Friday.
Forum: Racing 07-05-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Man, changeable weather makes the best look like...

Man, changeable weather makes the best look like fools. Williams undone at their home race. Ferrari embarrassed. And a one-lap burst of dry track dumps Hamilton out of pole.

Amazing. Hamilton's...
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,914
Posted By wxwax
I only caught part of the second race because I'm...

I only caught part of the second race because I'm spending so much time on the World Cup. Although I dislike street courses, the one in Houston seems to produce some pretty good racing.

I can see...
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Looks like that issue was already thoroughly...

Looks like that issue was already thoroughly covered. :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
Haas is working on an engine deal with Ferrari...

Haas is working on an engine deal with Ferrari for his nascent team, remember?

Presumably this is a part of their deal.
Forum: Racing 07-02-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
They lost me with their premise: "The future...

They lost me with their premise:

"The future of Formula 1 has never been more uncertain."

I wonder how they deduce that? Overall, the sport seems to be in rude health and is generating a good...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 104,724
Posted By wxwax
That will always exist. The controversy was about...

That will always exist. The controversy was about tires which threatened to disintegrate after ten laps. The FIA decided to back off and Pirelli is now making safer, sturdier rubber.
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