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Offline Critterman

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1225 on: March 14, 2015, 07:33:56 PM »
It should be one heck of a race.  I don't like what is going one with Sauber and they poor guys at Manor haven't turned a lap yet.  Onare still trying to get all the electronics to talk to each other.  One of the announcers said it took 4 hours to code the tail light to blink when it is supposed to,
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1226 on: March 14, 2015, 07:56:49 PM »
Wtf thats some seriously bad coders.

One thing that was obvious is Vettel is comfortable in the ferrari.  He was smooth and as fast as the Ferrari would go.

Look for him to have a strong year if the Ferrari is reliable.

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1227 on: March 15, 2015, 01:10:06 PM »
From what the announcers said -  When they got the team out of receivership and the computers were wiped clean.  They had to start from scratch and make every component talk to each other at the right time and do the right thing.  I'm guessing it is not a simple thing to make thousands of parts talk to each other.

Watched the race, some very routine things and some very interesting drives and teams.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1228 on: March 15, 2015, 01:38:17 PM »
Best post race interviews ever!!!

That was a crazy race in a lot of ways.   

Ill wait to hear from others until I comment more.
But I thought it was a good start to the new season

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1229 on: March 15, 2015, 05:05:26 PM »
Yes it was, as expected the Mercedes team is 1, 2.
The good news for Ferrari is they got a podium and Vettel look good.
The Red Bull Team needs to have a heart to heart with Renault (spelling) engine manufacturer.
Williams look good is to bad Botas got injured.
The rookies did a pretty good job, to bad for the 17 year old and the engine trouble so he could not finish.
Looking to see Alonso back and hopefully all the mechanical problems for the teams will get sort out a bit better come the next race in 2 weeks.
The Lotus team got a pretty back brake, hopefully will be better next time.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1230 on: March 15, 2015, 07:39:58 PM »
I almost feel like Williams hit the pits too soon and lost the podium as a result of that.  lSyt year they did that as well. I almost think they should react vs be proactive. 
But Masa drove solid and brought it home.

Those rookies looked awesome. The other felipe is no joke and Sauber has a quick car. 

The fact that Jenson finished the race was excellent news and a ton of Data for Honda McLaren. That should go a long ways to them improving.   

Its a shame about Kimi, i almost wonder if the first lap ping pong stuff caused the damage on the rear wheel. But, Ferrari is back.   Both Kimi and Vettel looked real comfortable. They might not have enough pace to keep up with MB, but them and Sauber showed the rest of the pack that they are strong.

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1231 on: March 15, 2015, 08:09:35 PM »
I like the showing from Sauber, I even like their color scheme.  Both in in the points, and each one got more points today than the team got all last year.

Jenson provided more data today than they got from both cars during all 3 test sessions.

I think there is going to be a hell of a fight for the midfield section of the pack.  I don't think any of the teams are up to the Mercedes standards, but it is possible for one or more of them to start sniffing their heels.

Elff you could be right about Kimi, but we will never know,

Malaysia in two weeks.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1232 on: March 16, 2015, 05:25:29 PM »
I also agree with Elff on Kimi.
Next race he will even be more pumped up to show the Ferrari team he can be as good or better than Vettel.
I am looking forward to Alonso coming back and see if the McLaren/Honda machine can compete with the rest of the pack.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1233 on: March 27, 2015, 10:29:14 AM »
Malaysia this weekend  Practice was early this am.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1234 on: March 27, 2015, 03:14:12 PM »
Woot

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1235 on: March 27, 2015, 04:36:33 PM »
Yes, I'd watched it.
Will see what happens tomorrow on qualifying.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1236 on: March 27, 2015, 04:38:13 PM »
I normally don't watch practice.  I like to just jump into Qualifying and the race. 

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1237 on: March 27, 2015, 04:42:50 PM »
You miss a lot of information not watching practice.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1238 on: March 27, 2015, 04:43:06 PM »
OK.
It is looking good for Ferrari, Kim put up very good numbers.
Vettel by the way put some good numbers up, specially since he ran it using the Hard compound tires vs Kim that use the softer compound.
Critterman is right Elff there was a lot of info given to us during the practice session.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1239 on: March 27, 2015, 04:44:27 PM »
All teams were on the track this week.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1240 on: March 28, 2015, 09:18:04 AM »
You miss a lot of information not watching practice.

I think they cover most of it at Qualifying and I read the website.

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1241 on: March 28, 2015, 11:00:00 AM »
Very entertaining Qualifying.  Rain always makes it interesting.  This is why I set my DVR to extend the end time by 2 hours.  If I had not done that, I would have missed Q3.

How about those Young Kids taking over row 3.  Very impressive. 

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1242 on: March 28, 2015, 11:23:26 AM »
I just came on to warn everyone that Q3 had been delayed at least 30 minutes due to rain.  So you could tape the replay later today if you didn't have additional time on your recording.   I HAVEN'T GOTTEN TO Q3 YET ELFF!!!!!
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1243 on: March 28, 2015, 01:24:41 PM »
Interesting - LV is going to like the results.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1244 on: March 28, 2015, 10:33:14 PM »
Yea, but with how crazy the weather is at this track, anything can happen tomorrow.   Make sure you set your DVR for additional time just in case of weather delays. 

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1245 on: March 29, 2015, 11:59:55 AM »
WOW!
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1246 on: March 29, 2015, 04:16:06 PM »
Yea, Critterman WOW !!!

Now I hope the rest of the season will give us this type of race.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1247 on: March 29, 2015, 06:50:07 PM »
Ferrari was real fast.  One full lap on 3 tires and Kimi comes in 4th with a serious gap between him and 5th place. The Ferrari's also were very good on the tires.   

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1248 on: March 29, 2015, 08:08:38 PM »
Yes they were, don't know if you all caught the spoiler I posted or not.  I'm not so sure that the tires were the problem, I think Ferrari was just that good this week.  I think it is going to be an interesting season for sure.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1249 on: March 30, 2015, 11:48:39 AM »
Did anyone see the flying GTR?
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