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by G926
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams
Replies: 72
Views: 8010

Re: Williams

Williams Racing sold to Dorilton Capital

https://twitter.com/Jamesallenonf1/stat ... 95936?s=20
by G926
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone in reverse.
Replies: 20
Views: 8135

Re: Silverstone in reverse.

Silverstone put a cracking video out about doing this as their April Fools joke in 2017

by G926
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Uppity trailer
Replies: 2
Views: 11448

Re: Uppity trailer

I watched this over the weekend, thanks for the heads up shoot999 The guys got a bit of a chip on his shoulder to this day, but what a good driver he seemed to be (and I hadn't heard of him) Great film and seeing footage of all the different race series around that time was great I wonder how good t...
by G926
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull RB16 revealed!
Replies: 13
Views: 7145

Re: Red Bull RB16 revealed!

Alex53 wrote:Interesting nose!

The little "wheel cover winglets" over the front wheels also look new. Or did I miss them previously?

Looks like Red Bull are going into the Truffle hunting business :] :]
by G926
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Will Coronavirus cancel the Chinese Grand Prix?
Replies: 40
Views: 11102

Re: Will Coronavirus cancel the Chinese Grand Prix?

Many Chinese people are going back to work today after the extended Chinese New Year celebrations.
This could be a testing time for controlling the spread.
by G926
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull Zero Gravity
Replies: 5
Views: 2049

Re: Red Bull Zero Gravity

I love that we still have teams in F1 that do this kind of thing just for the sake of doing it. They get good marketing out of it, and it's a bit of fun. IVMICgfzICs Getting good marketing "out of it" is the least they could do, when the whole thing was just marketing. It's not an F1 team doing thi...
by G926
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull Zero Gravity
Replies: 5
Views: 2049

Red Bull Zero Gravity

I love that we still have teams in F1 that do this kind of thing just for the sake of doing it.
They get good marketing out of it, and it's a bit of fun.

by G926
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 440
Views: 31879

Re: 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Race Thread

Ridiculous Safety Car.
by G926
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Radical idea- enforce track limits on all tracks
Replies: 40
Views: 6642

Re: Radical idea- enforce track limits on all tracks

Coat the white lines with a chemical that degrades the tyre surface

If they cross the lines they'll need to pit to change tyres.
by G926
Mon May 13, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?
Replies: 463
Views: 86032

Re: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?

Only 1 car from each team allowed in top 10 of the grid Qualifying first session runs like it does now. Second session sets positions 11-20 involving the second fastest cars from each team from the first session Third session sets positions 1-10 involving the fastest cars from each team from the fir...
by G926
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 69387

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

Having got back into Formula E this year, I am really enjoying the racing and the close results.

However they either need to do some thing about the driving standards or widen the tracks, or both
Sometimes it resembles the Wacky Races out there with the amount of contact going on.
by G926
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 69387

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

I thoroughly enjoyed that race I followed FE from way before the first ever race, but gave up on it. I couldn't get excited about the series and I was disappointed because I really wanted to like it. After seeing what they did with the Gen 2 car I wanted to give it another go and I'm glad I did. Fas...
by G926
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 19009

Re: 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread

This was always my worry about halo, a driver trapped upside down in a burning car. I've always said that while the Halo will benefit in many areas, it would open up circumstances where other accidents can be more dangerous. This it pretty common with a lot of safety improvements We have just seen ...
by G926
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Russian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 44076

Re: 2018 Russian Grand Prix Race Thread

Fiki wrote:
Black_Flag_11 wrote:Did Herbert really just say they shouldn't switch because Hamilton deserves the win anyway?
I'm watching for an answer on this. I used to like young Herbert. But he does seem to have a problem with non-British drivers.
The whole Sky F1 team are Hamilton fanboys
by G926
Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 57195

Re: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Bottas out to collect as many cars as possible today.
by G926
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Canadian Grand Prix Racing Thread
Replies: 315
Views: 46071

Re: 2018 Canadian Grand Prix Racing Thread

Chequered flag debacle, brilliant from Crofty:

"You had one job........"

:lol: :lol:
by G926
Wed May 30, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How to make Monaco more exciting?
Replies: 77
Views: 14482

Re: How to make Monaco more exciting?

I would make Monaco the one race in the season that's a reverse grid race. Give half the points for qualifying to prevent sandbagging and half for the race Or base the reverse grid on championship standings and have FP1 and FP2 on Saturday with no qualifying. If we can avoid carnage on the first lap...
by G926
Sun May 27, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Indy 500 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 10846

Re: Indy 500 2018

Indycar seem to have screwed up these Aero changes. Tough to get close and overtake.
by G926
Sun May 27, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Indy 500 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 10846

Re: Indy 500 2018

I think it will be Castroneves this year.
Danica I would like to see do well, but I think she will crash out, probably being caught in the wrong place at the wrong time rather than her own error.

Best weekend in racing for me, Monaco followed by Indy.
by G926
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Halo confirmed for 2018!
Replies: 299
Views: 93950

Re: Halo confirmed for 2018!

Watching the drivers twist and turn to get out of the Halo cockpits makes me wonder what will happen if they have to extract a driver under medical conditions.
It looks like it could be complicated, will they need to cut the Halo off I wonder?
by G926
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Australia Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 355
Views: 53246

Re: 2018 Australia Grand Prix Race Thread

lamo wrote:Brundle does not understand the vsc and pitting at all. Really poor from the commentators
He's a fanboy, anything that goes against Hamilton confuses him.
by G926
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Winter Testing Thread
Replies: 722
Views: 130798

Re: 2018 Winter Testing Thread

So looking at the pictures:

Ferrari, Williams, Toro Rosso, Sauber have added a wing to the top of their Halo

Haas have added aero deflectors top and bottom to their Halo

That didn't take long to find that loophole :D
by G926
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams FW41 Unveiled!
Replies: 21
Views: 10834

Re: Williams W41 Unveiled!

One of the things I've not seen with the Halo is how the drivers get out of the cockpit.
We already see a multitude of methods, especially when there's a battery issue.

I can see getting drivers getting out of a Halo cockpit being awarded dismount marks like gymnastics. :lol:
by G926
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Indycar to test Aeroscreen
Replies: 45
Views: 16968

Re: Indycar to test Aeroscreen

Is that not like the one that Vettel said made him giddy? I believe it is... If i remember correctly the claim was that the convex of the plexi distorted the images making him dizzy at speed. Another finding upon further testing was also what to do if it fogged up while driving Just going by the pi...
by G926
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 logo to change in 2018
Replies: 117
Views: 54385

Re: F1 logo to change in 2018

Looks like a design for an Ikea Nest of Tables

:thumbdown:
by G926
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams uninspiring driver options for 2018
Replies: 483
Views: 174440

Re: Williams uninspiring driver options for 2018

Add Kyvat to the list now http://www.planetf1.com/news/kvyat-in-contention-for-williams-seat/ As he comes with sponsorship and is young and fast that just might sway it over Kubica. This won't work for Williams. They need an over 25 driver for their sponsors marketing. Kyvatt is only 23, so if they...
by G926
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams uninspiring driver options for 2018
Replies: 483
Views: 174440

Re: Williams uninspiring driver options for 2018

Add Kyvat to the list now http://www.planetf1.com/news/kvyat-in-contention-for-williams-seat/ As he comes with sponsorship and is young and fast that just might sway it over Kubica. This won't work for Williams. They need an over 25 driver for their sponsors marketing. Kyvatt is only 23, so if they...
by G926
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What do Honda do now?
Replies: 36
Views: 9110

Re: What do Honda do now?

I like McLaren as a team and I always have.

But I would laugh my c**k off if the Honda started beating the Renault teams on a regular basis next year.
by G926
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: New 2018 IndyCar Aero Kit
Replies: 54
Views: 18976

Re: New 2018 IndyCar Aero Kit

Yep, loving the new Road Course Aero Kits as well. :thumbup:
by G926
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 549
Views: 72442

Re: 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Fernando Alonso Fastest Lap 8O 8O :thumbup: :thumbup:
by G926
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: New 2018 IndyCar Aero Kit
Replies: 54
Views: 18976

Re: New 2018 IndyCar Aero Kit

Sweet, loving the look of the speedway kit. Looking forward to seeing the road course kit.
by G926
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 British Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 307
Views: 46810

Re: 2017 British Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Threa

No penalty...........................well there's a shock ;)
by G926
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 Live London - a bit short notice?
Replies: 103
Views: 21895

Re: F1 Live London - a bit short notice?

Wander what the real reason is lewis isnt there. Seb seems to make himself popular dispite his actions 3 weeks ago. That was a great entrance to the track from danny ric. I'm surprised his PR team let him miss it tbh, it doesn't look great when he's the only driver not there, especially when they'r...
by G926
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Shield Revealed?
Replies: 23
Views: 7075

Re: Shield Revealed?

Loads of road junction windscreen washers are currently sending their CV's to all the F1 teams :lol: :lol:
by G926
Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Horrific Formula 4 Crash
Replies: 65
Views: 26880

Re: Horrific Formula 4 Crash

tootsie323 wrote:^ Damn, that is scary. What formula was that?
ADAC Formula 4.

And she has been fined €5000 by ADAC for sharing that video without permission.
by G926
Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Horrific Formula 4 Crash
Replies: 65
Views: 26880

Re: Horrific Formula 4 Crash

Very nearly another horror crash today when Sophia Floersch almost hit a recovery vehicle.

by G926
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 1510
Views: 152787

Re: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Race Thread

McPrancingBull wrote:Bring on the shoey
Would be funny to see Mariah Carey do the podium interview and have to do the shoey :lol: :lol:
by G926
Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 1510
Views: 152787

Re: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Race Thread

I didn't think they were doing stop and go penalties anymore? I thought it was timed if they pitted or added to the end of the race if they didn't pit?
by G926
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 21 Race F1 2018 Calendar (1st Triple Header)
Replies: 40
Views: 10822

Re: 21 Race F1 2018 Calendar (1st Triple Header)

Cold Gin wrote:How about the French GP returning to Paul Ricard? I know this seems to be a stupid question, but does the current track have stands?
Is Paul Ricard still owned by one of Bernie Ecclestone's companies?
by G926
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Indy 500 2017
Replies: 686
Views: 116856

Re: Indy 500 2017

Anyone catch Kanaan's comments about Hamilton at the banquet? To Alonso: "you're humble, not like some of your fellow F1 drivers who made some comments this month" "the guy raced two cars last year and finished second" I would very much like to see Hamilton have a go at Indy before Kanaan retires n...