The Official 2012 F1 Thread. Spoilers possible!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by shrineclown, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    By the looks of that shot, Greg, when you're not using your jaw for eating or talking, you could make some money on the side using it to dig ditches. :lol3
  2. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    I don't trust practice. But if it turns put that Ferrari really have improved their pace, it will be a remarkable comeback. That car was middle-of-the-pack at the start of the season. (Alonso leading the driver's is unbelievable.)
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    now saying I look like Schumi is cruel.

    not the quali I wanted, but Alonso looks fast. I am going with Vettel, Alonso, Hamilton
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    wxwax Excited Member

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    This could be an interesting race. Pole sitter doesn't own Montreal. As always, the start will be interesting. If they can stop Vettel from running off, things could get tasty. I wonder if a contender (Vettel, perhaps) will try a 1-stop strategy?
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    I think Button is on a 1 stop. I think VET, ALO, HAM.
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    bobobob badbadbad

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    Looks like Phil Massa is really driving for his seat.
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    Dilligaf0220 Miserablist

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    Hamilton will knock out Vettel before the first pit stop, possibly in the pits.
    Ross Brawn will time his stops perfectly and Schumi will lead the charge of the year.
    Last ten laps will be a fight between Schumi & Alonso.
    Massa starts to drive for his seat & not a paycheque.

    Schumi, Alonso, Massa.




    :lol3
  8. Codewheeney

    Codewheeney Hoopy Frood

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    Did anyone notice that the scoring/position list on the left hand side of the screen was missing during Q2 and Q3, at least on Speed? Was that a world feed problem or has Speed removed it. It adds a ton to the excitement of qualifying to see who's where, who's on the bubble, etc.

    Did anyone watching in Europe have the same issue?

    JC
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    Clem Kevin Nude With Boots

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    Yes, Martin Brundle said that they weren't even seeing it in the studio.
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    wxwax Excited Member

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    I think that's a feed problem. Not the first time, either, IIRC.
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    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    It's on Fox Sports right now! :clap
  12. Codewheeney

    Codewheeney Hoopy Frood

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    I remember it happening in Monaco, too. I'll hold off on the hate mail to Speed for a while.....

    And that was a pretty good race, too! :clap
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    my prediction was poor, the race was great though.
    we had a ball.

    time to head out & enjoy Montreal! :clap
  14. wxwax

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    Good race. One stop was not the strategy!

    Lots going on, most entertaining.
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    green hell yawning or snarling

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    that's the first race i've seen in a while, since i don't have speedtv anymore.

    not bad, although the drs overtaking seems pretty easy (once you get within that one second window anyway :lol3)

    the difference in tire life between teams was amazing.

    awesome to see sauber on the podium.
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    The difference in tire life between team mates was even more amazing: Hamilton vs Button!
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    Clearly, whatever the direction McLaren is headed in, it doesn't suit Button's driving style.
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    Clem Kevin Nude With Boots

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    Welp, that was a race.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    never seemed to get the setup right

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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    couple of other random shots:

    Massa, driving for his job:

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    Red Bull radio: "don't worry Mark, he'll spin shortly" :lol3

    Lewis dropped by after the race:

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