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Forum: Racing Today, 08:38 PM
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Posted By wxwax
Susie Wolff, whom Greg loves to ridicule, got a...

Susie Wolff, whom Greg loves to ridicule, got a drive today in practice 1. She was 7/10ths of a second slower than her teammate. Not bad for somebody who doesn't get to drive the car very often.
Forum: Racing Today, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
To be honest, I haven't even seen a proposal to...

To be honest, I haven't even seen a proposal to increase the fuel allowance. The only two concrete changes I see are to the power unit allotment for this season (and a retrospective extra engine for...
Forum: Racing Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
Every played rugby? American Football? Run a...

Every played rugby? American Football? Run a marathon? Boxed? MMA? Head first off of a high board? Try to flip on a balance beam? The list of sports which take courage of all kinds is endless.
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
At this point, you have ceased wanting to have a...

At this point, you have ceased wanting to have a serious discussion. It's a shame. By being so absurd, you devalue all that you wrote before.
Forum: Racing 07-01-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
Bravery is a requirement in a vast number of...

Bravery is a requirement in a vast number of sports. Bravery does not equal fatality. :dunno
Forum: Racing 07-01-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Great, thanks. :thumb The headline, what a...

Great, thanks. :thumb The headline, what a shocker.
Forum: Racing 07-01-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
I'm interested to see what the driver's poll...

I'm interested to see what the driver's poll comes up with. I wonder when it wraps up?
Forum: Racing 07-01-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Yeah, for sure that's part it. The other part is...

Yeah, for sure that's part it. The other part is that racing people have no fucking clue what the public wants. That's why right now they're focused on making the cars faster. As if that comes even...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
Tony Kanaan is not the younger set. Tony Kanaan...

Tony Kanaan is not the younger set. Tony Kanaan was pretty clear bout how he felt about the way the cars were set up and the pack racing.

NASCAR can afford pack racing and "the big one" because...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
The folks in F1 are incredibly intelligent. How...

The folks in F1 are incredibly intelligent. How do they do such dumb things? :scratch
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
:lol3 Personally, I don't care about taller...

:lol3 Personally, I don't care about taller tires. But fatter tires might look cool. They wouldn't change the front nose problem and so wouldn't allow more passing, I guess. But the look might be...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Pirelli says everyone wants a wider rear tire and...

Pirelli says everyone wants a wider rear tire and they're in favor of it too. Make it so.
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
ps I think Paul Tracy is fantastic in the booth....

ps I think Paul Tracy is fantastic in the booth. Reminds of how good Dan Wheldon was during his commentary cameo.
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
https://i.imgur.com/Rt05bx2.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Rt05bx2.jpg
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
Banked super speedways.

Banked super speedways.
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,966
Posted By wxwax
I thought Will Power put it best. We don't want...

I thought Will Power put it best. We don't want another Vegas, and if they keep racing like this it's only matter of time before we have another Dan Wheldon.

From a fan's perspective I thought...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2015, 11:04 PM
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Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Just noticed that the London Formula E race is on...

Just noticed that the London Formula E race is on Fox Sports 1 at 10:30am ET on Saturday.
Forum: Racing 06-25-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
The circus arrives. <blockquote...

The circus arrives.


<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Look who's first to arrive! <a href="https://twitter.com/ScuderiaFerrari">@ScuderiaFerrari</a> <a...
Forum: Racing 06-25-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
I don't doubt that Alonso hit Kimi, just as I...

I don't doubt that Alonso hit Kimi, just as I don't doubt it when Kimi said he had wheelspin. They were both on the gas and the wheelspin was enough to slow Kimi down and allow Alonso to run up his...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Good shot of the new Force India nose. ...

Good shot of the new Force India nose.

http://i.imgur.com/i1dTms8.jpg
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
That's interesting, thanks. It sounds like oil is...

That's interesting, thanks. It sounds like oil is still a huge part (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Qatar) of their economy, so it makes sense that a fluctuation in its price would impact...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Some fan who sounded more information than I am...

Some fan who sounded more information than I am said that the price of oil has hurt the Qatar group and they they're not well-funded enough to afford F1 right now.
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
That slitted nose is interesting. Also...

That slitted nose is interesting. Also interesting is that while the other big boys have gone in search of short snouts, Ferrari seem to be perfectly happy with their long nose. I haven't seen any...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
When he was with McLaren he was sometime scary...

When he was with McLaren he was sometime scary fast.
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
I don't dislike him. I just get frustrated that...

I don't dislike him. I just get frustrated that week in and week out, there's always something. I like the red cars and I want him to succeed, but he doesn't often put it all together.

This...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
He's in the second-fastest car. He ought to have...

He's in the second-fastest car. He ought to have a fast lap or two. :dunno

The first eight places in the driver's standings are all in pairs -- two Mercedes, then two Ferrari, then two Williams,...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Funny, I was thinking the same thing. In NASCAR...

Funny, I was thinking the same thing. In NASCAR the restarts are free-for-alls and exciting. In F1, the leader always gets a jump and it's never a contest. (Except for that one time he forgot it was...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Alonso's new power unit was damaged in the crash....

Alonso's new power unit was damaged in the crash. So he gets another one for Hungary. And takes yet another grid penalty.

If someone had written a Honda movie script like this, people would have...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Almost a bloodbath on the grid today. :lol3 ...

Almost a bloodbath on the grid today. :lol3


http://giant.gfycat.com/ScaryEquatorialFritillarybutterfly.gif
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
I always thought he was his most genuine and...

I always thought he was his most genuine and threatening at McLaren. I assume he enjoys driving amazing cars and getting amazing paychecks, but it sure sounds like he hates every single other thing...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
It makes sense in every way except two. The money...

It makes sense in every way except two. The money he'll want, and he has demonstrated little enthusiasm for the sport, so I can't see him being happy at a tail-ender.

They'd love to have a guy...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
For whatever reason, Austria is a tough track for...

For whatever reason, Austria is a tough track for Hamilton. From the perspective of the points race, this result was good. Makes it more interesting.

But quite a snoozer. The attrition is...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
His contract is up. I doubt it will be renewed.

His contract is up. I doubt it will be renewed.
Forum: Racing 06-20-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
It was Friday practice. Also, at that speed it's...

It was Friday practice. Also, at that speed it's more like a scuff mark than a flat spot, I presume.
Forum: Racing 06-20-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
The bleep is "fuck." <iframe width="560"...

The bleep is "fuck."

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MQ0jhCMvIZ8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 06-20-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
When's the last time the top to qualifiers spun...

When's the last time the top to qualifiers spun out on their final attempt? The low temp in Spielberg wreaked havoc, with Hamilton especially losing grip throughout the weekend so far.

Raikkonen...
Forum: Racing 06-19-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Arrivabene trying to shorten his tenure. ...

Arrivabene trying to shorten his tenure.


http://giant.gfycat.com/ScarceDistantKingsnake.gif
Forum: Racing 06-19-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
I thought Will Buxton turned a neat trick on...

I thought Will Buxton turned a neat trick on Christian Horner.

First, he asked him how much of Red Bull's trouble was because of their engine. Horner said 80 to 90 percent.

Then he asked him...
Forum: Racing 06-19-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 110,158
Posted By wxwax
Ferrari brought an upgraded engine to Montreal....

Ferrari brought an upgraded engine to Montreal. But I have a feeling they deliberately limited its output for durability reasons. It looks like they took the governor off for Austria. Impressive...
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