The Official 2012 F1 Thread. Spoilers possible!

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

  1. anotherguy

    anotherguy Long timer

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    Man I hope Kubica can get back into an F1 car. He was a great driver who would have won a drivers championship. Now? Shit. If he that fragile almost a year later it doesn't look good at all.
  2. shrineclown

    shrineclown VespaSlayer

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    You ever have ice where you live? It is pretty hard when you fall on it. If not, go to your nearest paved parking lot and do a full force face plant and let us know how fragile you become. :norton
  3. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    I don't see anything that suggests Ferrari are crying about it. Am I missing something?

    An Italian publication got details on what I assume are documents submitted to the FIA by Lotus. (Teams often check with the FIA before heading down the road of devoting time and money to a new technology.)

    And they got Ferrari's response, which was; "Wait and see." That's probably exactly what McLaren would have said if an English publication had broken the story. :dunno
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    It's been my impression that the earliest he's likely to get in a F1 cockpit is late this 2012 season. That would mean almost 2 years away from F1, and likely with some kind of enduring physical impairment.

    Like most of us, I've liked him as a driver. I get the feeling the odds are against him, though.
  5. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    this article would make the Merc' mental :rofl
  6. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    lots of stuff coming out of Alonso today....
  7. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    I don't like Alonso but I respect that he's made an effort to stay in touch with Kubica, especially at a time when the Pole must be in a dark place,
  8. Ragin Rabbi

    Ragin Rabbi Semper Fidelis

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    I read that article on Kubica and came strait here knowing it would be mentioned. Damn, just damn. Good on Alanso, nice of him.

    Kubica is a very smooth driver. His speed was deceptive. I just hope he can stages comeback. Just NOT in red..
  9. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    trouble for the horse....
    http://planetf1.com/driver/18227/7426788/-Ferrari-chassis-failed-FIA-test
  10. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    As a driver that would make me nervous!
  11. shrineclown

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    Don't crash, it won't be a problem. :deal
  12. Iron Horse

    Iron Horse I Make Shit Up

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    Any of you thinking of heading to Austin this Nov?

    The plan is for me and my kids to go down with my father. That is if tickets are ever available...

    The way they update the update photos, it looks like they may have to use the left-over food from Korea.


    :lurk
  13. shrineclown

    shrineclown VespaSlayer

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    :y0!
  14. Iron Horse

    Iron Horse I Make Shit Up

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    Sweet! I'll keep an eye in here for you and others and as we get tickets and plans sorted.

    I'll be pulling a trailer down most likely and camping. Time to do some research...
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    Mr. Ray Chemically Enhanced

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    I'll be going if I can swing it financially.
  16. wxwax

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    I'm thinking Renault/Lotus' Eric Lux is a special kind of cunt.

    He gets in a bar slapfight with Adrian Sutil in China. Now he's taking him to trial in Germany on criminal charges.

    A man as vindictive as that must make for a pretty miserable team executive.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    hmmmmm

    you get glassed in a bar fight and somehow YOU'RE the cunt :dunno
  18. anotherguy

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    Everything I can gather about "the incident" tells of a slashed throat and Sutil running out of the bar and China to avoid arrest. Regardless of what that says about Sutil's character (pussy IMO) what will happen should he return to China?
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    Iron Horse I Make Shit Up

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    The 663 passed the second crash test. And it looks like other teams are looking into the ride height/breaking gizmo.
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    Clem Kevin Nude With Boots

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    OH NOES THIS CUT IS SO BAD

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