The OFFICIAL 2014 Formula 1 Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by g®eg, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    ToroRosso stopped 3x today. Wanna know what Vergne thinks about that?

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    ZLTFUL Optimistic Pessimist

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    Having finally gotten around to watching the race, my wife said I was giggling like an idiot each time Vettel came on the radio and cried.

    I really want to go to Texas this fall and spring for the pit passes just to give Alonso a high-5 for cranking up Vettel's vag-o-tron to maximum. :rofl
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    Leave Sebastian alone!
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    ZLTFUL Optimistic Pessimist

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    Everyone except the backmarkers.

    FRIC has been in F1 since Lotus in 2008. What the fuck took the FIA so long to make this determination? And why in the middle of the season?

    Pretty fucked up.

    The ban can be delayed to next season if teams take a unanimous vote to do so. Not sure an entire grid has ever been unanimous about anything.
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    big rims.....
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    Calkins On Any Sunday...

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    FRIC? FRACK! :lol3
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    Ferrari is pulling out the stops to make kimi's car more competitive.

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    Did he walk the lawn first?
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  13. wxwax

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    Kimi's taking a lot of flak for declaring that 2015 will be his last season. I get it, to be honest.

    He did look disinterested at the end of his first stint with Ferrari. He didn't end well with Lotus, although the team's behavior clearly had a lot to do with it. Now, facing hard times back at big red, once again he seems to be throwing in the towel.

    Fairly or unfairly, his reputation is taking a hit. I assume he doesn't care. :lol3
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    No unanimous vote by teams for an amnesty on the FRIC ban for Germany. So any team not running the interconnected suspension system is vulnerable to a protest.

    Some big teams won't use it, reportedly.

    I still don't understand why the FIA is doing this in the middle of the season, when the technology's been in F1 literally for years.
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    Fric!?! Mercedes is still quick without it!? :cry
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    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    but Force India isn't....
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    And it appears the lack will cause reliability issues for Benz. IN P2 the benze brakes were smokin' hot after only 10 seconds of standing. Sure they weren't the only ones. However to my recollection they were the worst and Benz is the only car to have had a failure leading to a DNF concerning brakes.
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    The ambient temp was really high, though. Close to 90 degrees air temp, which means rack temp was likely well over 100.

    Caterham swing the butcher's cleaver on their staff, cutting 50, or one-fifth of their personnel, including some senior managers.
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    Diffey says Ferrari have fired the head of their engine department, and he says more exits are to come.
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