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Post by Blue & Maroon » Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:45 pm

So sad, the sound of F1

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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Speedo » Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:40 pm

Pumped for the new season. Red Bull look up there with Merc, plus McLaren, Aston Martin, Alpine and Ferrari not far behind. Should be a good one...
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:01 pm

Hope so...I’ll wait to see though...
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:24 am

FP1 gets underway in an hours time. We won't really know until qually if other teams have closed the gap to Merc a bit, or if Merc are just hiding their true pace as they've done previously and unleash it in Q2/Q3.
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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:35 pm

Verstappen, Bottas, Norris the first 3 in FP1, like these hour long practice sessions as always people on track.
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Post by overseasTOON » Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:10 pm

Haas are still s*** then.

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:54 pm

overseasTOON wrote:
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Haas are still s*** then.
Focusing on 2022 apparently... <laugh>
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Post by Tsi » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:11 pm

The sport i love is back this weekend as well Moto GP, the reason I'm posting this here is that Moto GP have lost one of the best team managers to grace Moto GP to Formula 1.

Davide Brivio has jumped ship to the Alpine F1 Team from Suzuki where he led them for the first time in 20 years to 1st and 3rd in the riders championship whilst also securing the team's title for the first time with a factory team nowhere near as rich and powerful as the likes of Ducati, Honda, KTM or Yamaha.

Would be interesting to hear what you guys think as i'm not really a fan of the pit stop championship <roll> as i'm a fan of close racing and overtaking <whistle> it would be nice if he did well as he's a talented person as well as being a nice guy.

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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by ALF » Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:30 pm

Max on pole! Could we be set for an actual competitive season?

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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Speedo » Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:48 pm

Great race! Brilliant result for Hamilton, got away with one there with Verstappen’s out-of-track-limits overtake...
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:01 pm

Fantastic racing by Hamilton and Verstappen, Hamilton showing to the many haters that he’s got exceptional race craft and not just dependent on having the best car. Hopefully we see racing like that all season.
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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Blue & Maroon » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:13 pm

That's the race for me that proves Hamilton is the greatest. Fantastic racecraft.

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:31 pm

When I was younger I was always a Hamilton fan when he started at McLaren, but for the last umpteen years I’ve not been bothered in the slightest who wins - it’s all about having a close fight where entertainment and enjoyment comes from.

Norris and Perez excellent too - very promising start to the season (unless you drive a Haas).
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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by ALF » Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:56 pm

Bodacious Benny wrote:
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When I was younger I was always a Hamilton fan when he started at McLaren, but for the last umpteen years I’ve not been bothered in the slightest who wins - it’s all about having a close fight where entertainment and enjoyment comes from.

Norris and Perez excellent too - very promising start to the season (unless you drive a Haas).
Harsh. Mazepin made it round 2 more corners than expected.

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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by overseasTOON » Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:57 pm

Nice to see Haas protect their drivers from any blame after the first race by saying the car is just too s*** to drive.

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Post by Blue & Maroon » Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:35 pm

Field is looking a bit mixed up, drivers making mistakes, track looks cold, possible rain Sunday. Looking forward to it all.

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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Bodacious Benny » Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:28 pm

Just seen qually, looks pretty tight at the front, hopefully a decent race.

Bottas crap again..p8 in a Merc is embarrassing.
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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Blue & Maroon » Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:21 pm

Bodacious Benny wrote:
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Just seen qually, looks pretty tight at the front, hopefully a decent race.

Bottas crap again..p8 in a Merc is embarrassing.
Gutted for Norris most of all, but the grid is mixed up which should prove to be exciting.

They were sure Bottas made a mistake in his 1st run but his 2nd proved he just doesn't have he pace, Lewis showing why he's great.

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:32 pm

Rain in part of the circuit <divax>
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Re: The F1 Thread

Post by Blue & Maroon » Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:39 pm

Very enjoyable so far.

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