The Official 2012 F1 Thread. Spoilers possible!

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  1. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    all the Hondas lined up

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    Williams trying the down-draft exhaust again

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    trying to decide where to strap the JATO boosters at Hardy Racing Team

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    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Blame motorcycles. When Massa took the spring to the head in 09 Ferrari wanted Michael to sub for him, but he was injured from a moto racing accident.
    I wonder what would've happened to his results, and career if he'd have gotten into the Ferrari then.
  8. wxwax

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    Thoughts while watching practice.

    The championship is now between the two cheating front wings. Red Bull have a new, droopy nose this weekend. Better to rotate the wing. And surprise! All of a sudden, they're quick again. Game on with McLaren. Ferrari are toast.

    Lewis Hamilton might win the title and jump from a winning team to a losing team.

    Mercedes just hired Nicki Lauda to work/travel with the team and report back to the board. A spy. Hiring a disruptive presence like Lauda shows a complete lack of faith by the Mercedes board in Norbert Haug and Ross Brawn. When Lauda joined Jaguar, the team imploded. There's open speculation that Ross Brawn may leave Mercedes.

    I think Mercedes are a mess. They only committed themselves to F1 because they could sign a big name driver, which is a crappy reason to stay in a sport. And they apparently believe F1 will remain committed to the V-6. What if Todt backtracks under pressure? And now they inject Nicki Lauda to be a spy for the board.

    I think Hamilton is going to regret his move. Mercedes are not built to win.
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    aero rig on JB's car

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    Alonso diffuser

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    Nico using a similar system

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    rear wing McLaren

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    LH with modified sidepod wings....

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    he is still getting the upgrades.
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    srad600 Been here awhile

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    Championship points = $$$$ for next season. They still need the cash.

    Great photos as usual, thaks for posting up. :thumb
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    very true.. they ain't dumb (not sure about LH though....)

    my pleasure.. should be a good race
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    Since this post was buried under the usual avalanche of gargantuan photos, I'm going to repost it.


    Thoughts while watching practice.

    The championship is now between the two cheating front wings. Red Bull have a new, droopy nose this weekend. Better to rotate the wing. And surprise! All of a sudden, they're quick again. Game on with McLaren. Ferrari are toast.

    Lewis Hamilton might win the title and jump from a winning team to a losing team.

    Mercedes just hired Nicki Lauda to work/travel with the team and report back to the board. A spy. Hiring a disruptive presence like Lauda shows a complete lack of faith by the Mercedes board in Norbert Haug and Ross Brawn. When Lauda joined Jaguar, the team imploded. There's open speculation that Ross Brawn may leave Mercedes.

    I think Mercedes are a mess. They only committed themselves to F1 because they could sign a big name driver, which is a crappy reason to stay in a sport. And they apparently believe F1 will remain committed to the V-6. What if Todt backtracks under pressure? And now they inject Nicki Lauda to be a spy for the board.

    I think Hamilton is going to regret his move. Mercedes are not built to win.
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    yeah.. saw it
    post 1350
    I guess no one (me anyway) had a comment
    but thanks for reposting....

    :lol3

    PS they aren't that big.. 900x600 maybe you should spring for a bigger monitor?
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    Especially when he wins or podiums at the remaining races of the season... :eek1
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    F1 would like to thank Kimi Raikkonen for ruining everyone's final lap.

    Maybe he shouldn't shit on his tires.
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    The Kimi shit-on-his-tires factor boned his qualifying.
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    yup & he's complaining bitterly

    or maybe Sid's the bitter one?

    :baby

    Vettel for the win. Yellow flags happen Normally it would be MSC fucking things up.