The Official 2013 F1 Thread. Spoilers possible!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by g®eg, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. WildAnCrazymtl

    WildAnCrazymtl Political Prisonor

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    What's the correct spelling now...
    4ettel
    V4ttel
    V4tt4l
    IVETTEL

    Congrates to the best driver for the forth year running! :clap:clap:clap
  2. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    I'd put the driver only third on the list of reasons why a Red Bull car won the driver's title this season.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    wxwax Excited Member

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    Perfect! :lol3
  5. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    Seemed apropos.
  6. car94

    car94 What's this Box for?

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    Got my Station Assignment for Formula 1 in Austin, 11C. Intervention?:dunno Hope I get to drive the recovery crane.
  7. Codewheeney

    Codewheeney Hoopy Frood

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    Cool! you have to make sure to hoist the cars up nice and high so photogs can get a shot of the undertrays.
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    A. T. T-W Can't be bothered.

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  9. ramz

    ramz Professional Trail Rider

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    Further...

    "Mercedes will now be run in tandem by their two executive directors, Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe, along with non-executive chairman Niki Lauda."


    That looks like a great way to fu@k up a team - 3 bosses :eek1


    Oops, I should have read more:

    "Wolff, the executive director (business), will now run the political and financial sides of the team, while Lowe, the executive director (technical), will be in charge of the sporting and technical aspects. Wolff is also the director of Mercedes' motorsport operation."


    Wonder what Niki will get up to?
  10. wxwax

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    No kidding. This is the sort of thing that explains why so many manufacturers struggle in F1. They don't seem to understand racing. Toyota's management style stymied the team despite their money. BMW simply could not get a grasp on how to make a team win. Ford only had brief success with Jackie Stewart.

    Renault had great success, but it was the leadership of Flavio Briatore which put them there.

    Now Mercedes thinks three heads are better than a proven winner. With Niki Lauda poisoning the punch bowl at every get together, I can see paranoid, tentative management of this team next year. At least Brawn is a rich man after all of this.

    ATT-W, I'm sure Brawn would help Williams. But that poor team is so down on funds, I'm not sure how much difference he could make. If he'd joined them a year ago, he'd have had time to sneak in some intelligent choices ahead of next season's formula changes.
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    Turder Throttle engineer

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    Noice. Just remember it's not a safety car okay?:lol3:lol3
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    WildAnCrazymtl Political Prisonor

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    While this is arguably the funniest photoshop I have seen in a while, the fact remains it is still photoshop.... and Vettel is still WDC for the forth year running... :D
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    WildAnCrazymtl Political Prisonor

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    He adds the poison and will point the finger towards others...:deal
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    car94 What's this Box for?

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    If a Jeep can be a Safety Car, one of these can be one!
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    it's sometimes easy to put Red Bull's post summer break dominance down to the tire change. But this animation of the aero changes after the summer break shows they weren't sitting on their hands.

    Pretty cool stuff from AMuS

    LINK
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    can we get excited for Abu Dhabi?

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    nope... didn't think so :lol3
  17. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    Kimi is the Honey Badger of F1!?! :rofl

    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4r7wHMg5Yjg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    I see that Kimi and lotus are parting with a snarl. After being told to "fucking get out of the way" last Sunday, and responding with a "fuck" of his own, Kimi skipped the Thursday media day and showed up a day late for Bahrain.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    Or is it all theatre?
    Good blog from Will Buxton

    http://willthef1journo.wordpress.com/2013/10/31/elementary/
  20. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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