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by Denorth
Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

robins13 wrote:Heard that Kimi became father, can anyone confirm it?
If its true, congratulations!!



seem like it was a joke on a tweeter
by Denorth
Tue Jan 06, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

Hopefully car is good for 2015, so far there are plenty of mixed signals...
by Denorth
Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FEEDBACK THREAD
Replies: 3758
Views: 1144176

Re: FEEDBACK THREAD

Got my avatar back!!! Thank you! still polluting the air here... :)
by Denorth
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

Prema wrote:
Denorth wrote:
Anyway, didn't watch the race for personal political reasons :)


Ah! Respects for that. That requires some self-imposed discipline.

FYI, it was the least interesting race of the season so far.



thanks for that - it was a bit of a relief to hear about 'interesting' race :D
by Denorth
Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

what a sad place this thread become... rather then talking about Kimi, seems that it is a place for those who feels a necessity to remind others that Alonso is a good driver... Anyway, didn't watch the race for personal political reasons Let's see what Ferrari is doing for the next year. They should...
by Denorth
Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Putin practices starting Sundays GP
Replies: 13
Views: 4246

Re: Putin practices starting Sundays GP

and it's not everything :) part of the crowd was 'plain clothes' cops and when crowd went on track to podium, they immediately created a human chain to stop the crowd :) old Soviet school

photos are here http://echo.msk.ru/blog/varlamov_i/1417210-echo/
by Denorth
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Formula 1 Set for Team Radio Clampdown [MERGED]
Replies: 469
Views: 74500

Re: Formula 1 Set for Team Radio Clampdown [MERGED]

would be interesting to see how Massa and alike going to cope with this. He was very famous for being 'educated' by Rob how to drive and what to do.

Will 'Felipe, baby' be considered as a code message form now on? :)
by Denorth
Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

23 years since collapse of Soviet Union A bit of topic, but world was very fortunate that during that transition (Soviet) Russia had relatively sane leaders, not like now. no, not at all they weren't sane, they just were sane enough to understand that on the other side leaders weren't much better: ...
by Denorth
Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

yes, agree with FI being better with tyres. I was amazed with the traction Perez still had to retake the position after Button moves.
by Denorth
Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

didn't really need Sky to see that :) Kimi was one of the early stoppers. At the same time Perez (who stopped earlier than Kimi) was struggling, but not sliding as much as Kimi
It was interesting to see how cars were behaving differently on old tyres.
by Denorth
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

Last 10 or something laps it was so visible how twitchy car was and how easily it was sliding
by Denorth
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

it's interesting how any criticizing of Russia actions is labelled as 'Russophobia' It's so easy ot pretend being a victim while marching over neighbouring country Yep, and the US, Australia, Britain and co. are all masters of pretending to be victim and then going on to invade and commit war crime...
by Denorth
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

good race, difficult weekend, but as expected really.
by Denorth
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

it's interesting how any criticizing of Russia actions is labelled as 'Russophobia'

It's so easy ot pretend being a victim while marching over neighbouring country
by Denorth
Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/motors ... rsion.html

Jean Todt ally Ari Vatanen calls for Russian Grand Prix to be cancelled over Ukraine incursion
by Denorth
Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

froze wrote:To me it seems like an artificial race. A setpiece of a circuit. Just take a look at this:
http://gizmodo.com/just-six-months-afte ... 1626519139
This is where F1 has come to? Seems kinda sad to me.


this is about 55km from the actual F1 track (not defending anything)

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/43.40 ... 671316!3e0
by Denorth
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

Wasn't it Putin who veto'd supporting the anti-Assad rebels in Syria? What do they call themselves again... Off-topic, but no. It wasn't exactly this (about Syria) apart from everything Russia stated on Syria: 'Syria alone held the power to change the fate of its people, without foreign interventio...
by Denorth
Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

well, interesting. seems like there was a huge maelstrom of ducks about Bahrain on this forum, but when it is about actual war between two countries - almost no one gives a fairy cakes. Well. it's a personal choice of course and I am not calling to do anything, just asked an honest opinion. Interest...
by Denorth
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Re: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

that wasn't the question, though :)
by Denorth
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine
Replies: 87
Views: 12800

Russian GP and Russian invasion in Ukraine

well, simple question really with a difficult answer (as always). Ukrainian authorities and people (I mean people I know) has been saying this for months (that Russia is invading Ukraine), but now there are such evidences that no one can deny simple fact: Russia has started an invasion in Ukraine. Q...
by Denorth
Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton-Rosberg Belgium 2014 Incident Thread (renamed)
Replies: 1533
Views: 136955

Re: Hamilton-Rosberg Belgium 2014 Incident Thread (renamed)

difficult to rely on something Hamilton says - he does have history of deliberate lies (Trulli'gate 2009) Rosberg should get same penalty as Magnussen in Malaysia maximum (some point). nothing more. In reality it was a racing incident and not worth blabbering around, but Mercedes management behaved ...
by Denorth
Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

on TV feed penalty was announced many laps after it was announced on the LiveTiming.
Ferrari new about penalty by lap 5 or 6 (from my memory - time penalty info appeared on Live timing). I agree that they treated Kimi as a leading car after this.
by Denorth
Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FEEDBACK THREAD
Replies: 3758
Views: 1144176

Re: FEEDBACK THREAD

my avatar is gone and I am not sure there is an option to restore it.
by Denorth
Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: the booing. crowd reaction and Jordan's response to them
Replies: 224
Views: 30609

Re: the booing. crowd reaction and Jordan's response to them

crowd is a horrible animal. always was always will be. Humanity history proves it. Huge respect to EJ how he dealt with it and stood against the crowd Yeah he just made it worse though Sometimes doing right thing doesn't improve situation immediately. But do nothing is the worst when faced with som...
by Denorth
Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: the booing. crowd reaction and Jordan's response to them
Replies: 224
Views: 30609

Re: the booing. crowd reaction and Jordan's response to them

crowd is a horrible animal. always was always will be. Humanity history proves it.

Huge respect to EJ how he dealt with it and stood against the crowd
by Denorth
Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

good race, enjoyed it a lot and all the fights on the track.... just great!
by Denorth
Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

difficult season, but good to see some light About Hill's comments. This guys knows about difficulties of adaptation, if I remember correctly his retirement was partly due to change of tyres (introduction of grooved tyres) and he had difficulties with them. I think the grooved tyres and the cars go...
by Denorth
Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

Definitely some light at the end of the tunnel. Now we just have to hope it is not a train coming towards... It's good to see Kimi starting to get it together right before Spa. Now he just has to use the summer break to put the beginning of the season behind and hopely Ferrari comes up with some up...
by Denorth
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

difficult season, but good to see some light :)

About Hill's comments. This guys knows about difficulties of adaptation, if I remember correctly his retirement was partly due to change of tyres (introduction of grooved tyres) and he had difficulties with them.
by Denorth
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

fresh article from autosport:

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/114639

Kimi Raikkonen says the corner entry problems that have hurt his 2014 Formula 1 campaign are being compounded by a perfect storm of harder tyres and traction issues
...
by Denorth
Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

thanks. Strange that he contradicts himself in different interviews.
by Denorth
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

Yeah as Porsan said, Alonso also had engine issues, so it balances out I suppose really. Kimi hasn't had a weekend without a technical issue, but to be honest, Alonso has had maybe 1 clean weekend, during the first lap he always seem to have ERS problems of some sort. But they're just minor glitche...
by Denorth
Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Currently Reading....?
Replies: 155
Views: 50096

Re: Currently Reading....?

Joe Haldeman, Peace and War, The Omnibus Edition.
by Denorth
Tue May 27, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 637991

Re: The Movie Review Thread

I think we should remember one other thing about LOTR - shot in New Zealand. with no US unions and rules on the payments and cheaper currency

Exchange rate in 2001 1USD=2.4NZD

Today 1USD=1.17NZD
by Denorth
Tue May 20, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 10811

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014

everyone is allowed to post here :) and this is a beauty of these threads
by Denorth
Tue May 13, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 10811

Re: Planet-F1 Photo Competition May 2014

it's been a while since last post. I surprised myself when recalled that I actually have a photo of a celebrity. Here it is. Quick story - Last Goodwood Festival, Thursday. John Surtees (79 years old then) is talking to Honda engineer and telling him - 'that's not how it was' about something inside ...
by Denorth
Sun May 11, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 637991

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Sabotage. Good movie. Was interesting to see Arnie playing a guy pushing papers from one side of the table to another - can see his experience :) And I liked the plot
by Denorth
Thu May 08, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 637991

Re: The Movie Review Thread

How in God's name can Tangled have cost the same as all 3 LOTR's films combined? I know modern animations are expensive, but LOTR made everything you see on screen themselves, had a lot more acting talent involved, had a full 12 hours or more score written for it, were the first films to be fully d...
by Denorth
Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2703184

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

this radio transcript is not going to help much in understanding of that video, but if the video is in FP2, than that 'gremlin' with the loss of power happened not once

http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/2014/04/23/2 ... nscript/#2

Lap 2.