The Official 2012 F1 Thread. Spoilers possible!

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

  1. Ace100

    Ace100 Monkeywrencher

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    Landers, baby, Landers!
    Ah ha. You mean the way that most of us here watch the Dakar every year! It can be a very exiting way to watch in some weird way.
  2. Josephvman

    Josephvman I'm the Decider

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    Did you guys running this app have any issues losing connection during the race? Mine was pretty spotty. Really cool app, but blows through battery power in a hurry!


  3. Shocktower

    Shocktower Long timer

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    One of the best races of the year, great track and all the extra practice time :clap, Hopefully Vettel will win the his 3rd WC
  4. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Shut yo mouf !
  5. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    I have to say I am pulling for Alonso....
    and also Kimi to hang on to third.


    and another farewell for MSC

    Bernie's gonna miss him

    [​IMG]
  6. Irish1

    Irish1 Been here awhile

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    Yes, Bernie's getting a little frisky there. :huh You'd think having a young wife that's a foot taller than him would chill him a bit. I'm rooting for Alonso also: I think he's been the driver of the year. He drives with his head and his heart and he's been calm though all the ups and downs of the season. The damn Red Bull will HAVE to have problems I think. Time for finger man to have a mechanical. :deal Be amazing if Vettel DNF'ed and Massa won, with enough points for Alonso to be the WDC. :lol3

  7. ramz

    ramz Professional Trail Rider

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    This.

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    Where is Grosjean now that we need him? If he qualies 3rd or 4th, he's in with a chance to take the finger out.

    And we can only hope for an alternator failure.

    Maybe MarkW will do a payback takeout....

    The possibilities are out there.

    :wink:
  8. anotherguy

    anotherguy unsympathetic

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    All Alonso needs is Maldonado to line up next to Vettel on the front row. He'll take him out in turn one. No really..........


    I really want to see a good race between Red Bull and Ferrari Sunday. Let it play itself out.
  9. A. T. T-W

    A. T. T-W Can't be bothered.

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    The odds are against Alonso, Red Bull have won the last three Brazilian GPs. It seems that they understand how to set their cars-up for Interlagos.

    I think that Alonso deserves the championship more than any other driver this year but it rarely goes to the most deserving.
  10. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Alternator, alternator.

    "KERS is gone"
  11. A. T. T-W

    A. T. T-W Can't be bothered.

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    Given that Vettel only has to out-score Alonso by a very small margin, I reckon that they'll get a Renault truck alternator slapped on and to hell with the weight penalty. :D
  12. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    they are going with a new spec alternator

    LINK

    also:


    VETTEL WINS THE TITLE IF:
    - He finishes in the top four
    - He finishes fifth, sixth or seventh and Alonso doesn't win
    - He finishes eighth or ninth and Alonso is third or lower
    - He finishes 10th or worse and Alonso isn't on the podium


    ALONSO WINS THE TITLE IF:
    - He wins and Vettel is fifth or lower
    - He is second and Vettel eighth or lower
    - He is third and Vettel is 10th or lower
  13. anotherguy

    anotherguy unsympathetic

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    Yeah we're looking at a DNF for Vettel in reality. I'd still like to see Alonso win regardless. In a car the Steve "Motormouth" Matchett called the worst car ever by Ferrari.
  14. BeeCeeGS

    BeeCeeGS WeaponOfMassDestruction

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    I watched a couple of laps of the race today so that I could check out the track with thoughts of attending the MotoGP race. Looks promising. I haven't watched any F1 in some time, but I think I saw....overtaking???:lol3
  15. PachmanP

    PachmanP Long timer

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    No you were imagining things.

    They've added a bunch of overtaking enhancements and rules and except for vettel being way out front done decent getting some overtaking in.
  16. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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  17. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    I think Massa will be given orders to do whatever it takes to keep Vettel behind him. With his Ferrari contract renewed, he can now repay the compliment to his loyal team.
  18. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    There is the minor problem of getting in front of Vettel.

    - Mark
  19. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    Massa can go bowling in turn one.

    D.

  20. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    Ferrari seems to get away with everything else, so why not?