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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1975 on: May 15, 2017, 10:44:53 PM »
They had problems with Bottas' gen two engine during practice.  Ham's pass of Vettel was epic.  Shows what DRS can do.  Mid pack racing was amazing.  And team Pink was in the points again.  Great race and I can't wait for Monacco.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1976 on: May 16, 2017, 01:42:35 AM »
Team Pink is really doing great!

The Ham / Vet race was solid. Strategies played a huge roll, but damn. The medium tire is awesome this year. Both cars ran their fastest laps on med compound tires.

I should be receiving royalties from Team Pink.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1977 on: May 16, 2017, 08:38:34 AM »
I forgot to mention the best part of the race.  Liberty media is on top of the game.  Catching that young kid in the crowd bawling his eyes out when Kimi crashed was touching.  But then they went and got him and his family and took them to the hospitality tent to meet Kimi was an excellent 'feel good' moment and shows their commitment to get the fans involved. The interviews in front of the crowd after qualy and then this show of humanity.   Well done Liberty.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1978 on: May 16, 2017, 03:06:26 PM »
Yea, they have already moved past Bernie at this point.

That kid cracked me up.

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1979 on: May 16, 2017, 03:36:02 PM »
You better watch it, that kid is probably bigger than you.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1980 on: May 16, 2017, 05:32:06 PM »
Ferrari keeps making blunders on strategy about the tires. The pink team keeps on putting points.
Overall it was a good race, I think the next race will be even more interesting, since it is very difficult to pass during the race.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1981 on: May 17, 2017, 05:52:09 PM »
Qualifying and Pit strategy rule in Monaco

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1982 on: May 25, 2017, 05:07:12 PM »
There was practice today at Monaco since on Friday they do not do it.
For those looking at MB it was not a good day.
Let's see if they can figure out the issues for Qualifying on Saturday.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1983 on: May 26, 2017, 06:56:15 PM »
Both Red Bull teams looked great in practice.  They are going to have a fun Sunday if they can keep that pace for qualifying.


Is there a reason why they don't drive on Friday in Monaco?

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1984 on: May 27, 2017, 04:59:49 PM »
Here is a bit of an explanation about the Friday rest day.
While this makes for brilliant viewing and spectacular racing, it does also mean the level of disruption to the city is higher than anywhere else.

Monaco is ordinarily home to fewer than 40,000 people but that rises to around 200,000 during the bank holiday, so organisers have always moved practice back a day to allow the roads to reopen on Friday and allow some movement around the city on what is usually a bank holiday.

There is still some running on Friday - the Formula Renault 2.0 Series cars and Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup runners have practice sessions in the morning - but the circuit is open to the public from 2pm onwards until 7am on Saturday morning.

Once again for those MB fans you need to see qualifying......

Need to watch qualifying.............
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1985 on: May 27, 2017, 11:14:11 PM »
Whoa!!!!!!

I am dying to see tomorrow's race. 

Bummer that Jenson had to change his power unit because he drove very well.

Interesting little 4 leaf clovers on the Ferrari guy's left arms. 
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1986 on: May 28, 2017, 10:22:56 AM »
Moms bday brunch today. Won't watch until tonight.
Feel free to discuss and I will avoid the thread.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1987 on: May 28, 2017, 03:52:29 PM »
Alonso's Indy car had the same reliability as his F1 car.

Fairly uneventful Monaco F1 race except for the one accident that parked Wihrlein on his side.

Vettel was perfect and laid down 2 laps that were literally the difference between first and second. 
Hamilton made the best out of his start.   


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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1988 on: May 28, 2017, 06:14:27 PM »
The Hass  team was able to secure points on this race, good for them.
Ferrari look very good although Kimi was not to happy.
Red Bull did good and Perez needs to rethink his actions, that was a dumb move, and as a result it cost the team points they may otherwise have.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1989 on: May 29, 2017, 04:58:12 PM »
I bet Alonso is tired of Honda at this point.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1990 on: May 29, 2017, 09:15:42 PM »
I do not see him driving for a Honda based team in 2018
Perez definitely fawked himself.  It's Monaco, where did he expect the other car to go, there is zero room.

Carlos Sainz deserves some major props.  He had an excellent qualifying session and solid race

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1991 on: May 30, 2017, 01:30:22 AM »
Relatively boring race, other than the fact that it is Monaco.  Jeeze that place just sweats out money.  I'd love to go there someday and spend a week with someone elses money.

Team Pink didn't do very well.  Some overly aggressive driving by Perez kept them out of the points.  I don't mind the aggressive driving, but he needs to know where he is racing.  Monaco does not favor the aggressive.  It favors the smooth.  Same reason Verstappen will need a few more years before he is ready to win a Monaco.

What is the next race?
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1992 on: May 30, 2017, 11:02:33 AM »
Montreal Kanada on the 11th.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1993 on: May 30, 2017, 11:10:06 AM »
Montreal Kanada on the 11th.
Right near your house!  Are you going to the race? Just a quick skip through 4 States and you are there!
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1994 on: May 30, 2017, 01:17:23 PM »
It's about a 15hr drive, but I might be in that other French speaking country on the other side of the pond that weekend so I don't know, maybe.  It's actually only three states unless I go the long way and pick up Wartie, Elff, Shiney Reed, etc. Critter you want to go too?
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1995 on: May 30, 2017, 06:20:31 PM »
I actually met some people who went to the Montreal race and they said it's a really great weekend.   

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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1996 on: May 31, 2017, 03:32:19 PM »
I am sure it would be a very good experience, although Austin would also be great.
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1997 on: May 31, 2017, 07:07:38 PM »
Austin is much closer for me.
2018?
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1998 on: May 31, 2017, 07:58:21 PM »
Austin is much closer for me.
2018?

Didn't I ask about doing that already?
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Re: Let's Talk F1
« Reply #1999 on: May 31, 2017, 08:48:20 PM »
Didn't I ask about doing that already?
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