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by Jezza13
Wed Sep 22, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Russian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1401

Re: 2021 Russian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

This one would be a straight-up cancelled race, I feel. I don't think the cars could even do two safety car laps with that much standing water. I dunno Exed, After Belgium & the way LM are throwing in gimmick after gimmick these days, nothing would surprise me. https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/med...
by Jezza13
Mon Sep 20, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

#Sportbild How else do you want to change F1? Domenicali: "We think - only one example - about a Grand Slam, an additional title like in tennis: who wins the Sprint title & the championship title is Grand Slam winner. F1 needs change & must be interesting for the young audience" From Twitter: https...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who Drove the Sexiest F1 Cars?
Replies: 16
Views: 1167

Re: Who Drove the Sexiest F1 Cars?

Dan Gurney drove the elegant Eagle Mk1. Yeah surprised this one hasn't rated more mentions. What a stunning piece of engineering. https://www.hiroboy.com/thumbnail/1200x1200/userfiles/images/sys/products/120_Eagle_T1G_1967_Belgium_GP_no36__Full_detail_MutilMedia_Model_Kit_54379.jpeg https://www.hir...
by Jezza13
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nested quotes
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: Nested quotes

They're kind of annoying. When I quote a post it's because I want to indicate what it is that I'm directly replying to. I don't think it's necessary to recap the entire conversation so far in every post - if anything it makes the thread harder to follow and TBH I resent the effort of having to edit...
by Jezza13
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 574
Views: 33759

Re: Silly Season 2022

Yeah well don't we now live in a world where "my truth" is more important than "the truth"?

That might be Otmars truth & who are we to say otherwise?
by Jezza13
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ideas on how to avoid a repeat of Spa 2021?
Replies: 53
Views: 2292

Re: Ideas on how to avoid a repeat of Spa 2021?

alternatively Jan the subsequent year before the new season(adding a clause all contracts end a month later in such scenario). Won't be needing no sprint farce to spice this race up. https://www.spa-francorchamps.be/sites/default/files/image/img_9376.jpg https://www.spa-francorchamps.be/sites/defau...
by Jezza13
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 574
Views: 33759

Re: Silly Season 2022

So what are we waiting on now? The last Alfa seat & that's it?

Then driver managers can put their feet up for another 12 mths?
by Jezza13
Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

I think the main thing we have to do as fans is understand what the drive was behind this proposal and whether it should be viewed as something that is being tried to fix something broken improve something provide something new Interstingly the F1 site has a great section explaining how exactly it ...
by Jezza13
Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The schumacher documentary
Replies: 31
Views: 1828

Re: The schumacher documentary

This documentary seems like an exercise in confirmation bias for Schumacher fans in an effort to deify him like 'Senna' did for Ayrton. Then again, an officially authorised documentary that painted him as anything other than a hero wouldn't be officially authorised. Call me a cynic but a nuanced ap...
by Jezza13
Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Ricciardo done?
Replies: 186
Views: 14769

Re: Is Ricciardo done?

This was a good win for Daniel but he was lucky.. But atleast he seemed in the same zip code as Norris pace wise..Question is will this be a one off or will he continue to run Norris close.. I think it's going to be a one off...Expect Norris to continue his domination next race Agree this is the ex...
by Jezza13
Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

I've just read in The Guardian recent quotes from Brawn, he was acknowledging some problems with the sprint race that we have touched on. His solution though was to make the sprint race an event in itself, so quali defines the grid for both races. The sprint has more points than now but fewer than ...
by Jezza13
Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F2/F3 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 15137

Re: F2/F3 2021

I think this is one of the unintended consequences of YDP's & junior teams like AT. Guys like Verstappen, Leclerc, Russell, Ocon, Norris, Gasly, Sainz & Schumacher are all young & potentially have long careers ahead of them. Combined this with Stroll, Mazepin & Latifi who may also have fairly long c...
by Jezza13
Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

Brawns latest thoughts on sprint quali post Italy https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.ross-brawn-on-mclarens-monza-magic-and-what-the-verstappen-hamilton-crash.6MP4LCgVqrlaj8X9h6fMNR.html There have been many comments made about the F1 Sprint after we ran it for the second time in Italy. In ...
by Jezza13
Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

Brawns latest thoughts on sprint quali post Italy https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.ross-brawn-on-mclarens-monza-magic-and-what-the-verstappen-hamilton-crash.6MP4LCgVqrlaj8X9h6fMNR.html There have been many comments made about the F1 Sprint after we ran it for the second time in Italy. In m...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

Not sure why discussion is continuing on it being Lewis’ fault here when Christine even admitted it wasn’t Horner admitted that it could be seen that others would think that it wasn't Hamilton's fault, but he believed he could have given more space, but called it a racing incident. More or less wha...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

Jezza13 wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:30 pm
I've not shed a tear during a race since Imola 1994, but if my favorite team finishes 1-2 with Ricciardo leading Norris home, I think I might break the drought.
Yep, drought broken.

I can't believe it. After 35 yrs of watching this sport, I finally see my countryman win in my favorite team.
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

I've not shed a tear during a race since Imola 1994, but if my favorite team finishes 1-2 with Ricciardo leading Norris home, I think I might break the drought.
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

Max needs to start rethinking his "back off or we will crash" mentality. Whenever Verstappen is on the inside, he'll always choose to crash from now on. Not sure why Max is furious at Lewis and blaming him for not leaving space. Didnt he do exactly the same on Lap 1? I mean, the entitlement is ridi...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

Surprise surprise. Brundle clears Verstappen of any fault.
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

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by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 374
Views: 16187

Re: 2021 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

Seeing a Macca out in front is a beautiful sight
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Checo (Sergio) Perez Thread
Replies: 97
Views: 18828

Re: Official Checo (Sergio) Perez Thread

I mean do any people think Bottas gets treated as badly as Perez? He's been behind on updates all season. I can't think of a time when Merc have brought upgrades to one car but not the other. To ignore that Perez doesn't even get given the same car is Verstappen is the biggest problem here. I think...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F2/F3 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 15137

Re: F2/F3 2021

I don't think Ticktum really had time to gather his car up & head for the bollard did he?
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 4:32 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Checo (Sergio) Perez Thread
Replies: 97
Views: 18828

Re: Official Checo (Sergio) Perez Thread

A true fact......... yScscDJSfgU Besides the fact that this is just one guy's opinion, there's no revelation here. Vettel got preferential treatment over Webber. Verstappen got preferential treatment over Ricciardo, Gasly & Albon. That's RB's modus operandi & I think we're all well aware of that. T...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

Sprint has to be more rewarding for others outside the top 3. Why would they want to risk their position come race day otherwise? If this continues next year, FIA also needs to get them to tracks where it's easier to overtake. Going off the results of the poll here, I think there's only one change ...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

The more Liberty Media feel they can say FU to the fans and their opinions the more I feel I can say FU to F1. This might come across as elitist & I apologise if it does as that's not my intent by I get the feeling the powers that be seem determined to turn what was once a 3 course meal at a fine r...
by Jezza13
Sat Sep 11, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

Ah, great to come home from work realising the grid has already been set. I much love this format - really benefits the fans so much!! Not sure if this format has been mentioned, but If we're destined to go down this ridiculous sprint race path, then surely you'd have FP1 & 2 on Friday when most pe...
by Jezza13
Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID responses of different countries.
Replies: 148
Views: 5254

Re: COVID responses of different countries.

They aren’t comparable situations. Yes, there is a big ethical question over peoples lifestyle choices and the impact they have on the NHS but this is a different, more straightforward, binary issue. There is a huge grey area surround how much is ‘too fat’, how much of it is lifestyle, genetics, un...
by Jezza13
Fri Sep 10, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID responses of different countries.
Replies: 148
Views: 5254

Re: COVID responses of different countries.

Medical apartheid? These aren’t people from a certain tribe or religion. They’re people denying public health issues, putting a huge strain on the NHS and a danger to themselves. If there was a carcinogenic chemical leak in a venue of any description, you wouldn’t be allowe in for your own safety, ...
by Jezza13
Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID responses of different countries.
Replies: 148
Views: 5254

Re: COVID responses of different countries.

Forcing people to get the vaccine is a bad move, no question. Peer pressure would like take care of a good chunk of those not wanting the vaccine, and a natural herd immunity would most likely take care of the rest. But beyond the medical argument, there's the social ones. Taking away civil liberti...
by Jezza13
Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?
Replies: 134
Views: 6352

Re: Sprint Qualifying - first impressions?

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/f1-considering-standalone-sprint-race-plan-for-2022/6663754/ However, amid concerns about the way that a poor result on Saturday can wreck hopes for Sunday and ruin chances in the main event, F1 has taken on board suggestions of overhauling the format. A tweak cou...
by Jezza13
Thu Sep 09, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID responses of different countries.
Replies: 148
Views: 5254

Re: COVID responses of different countries.

And now this https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/businesses-face-big-fines-for-unvaccinated-customers-and-employees/ar-AAOfL8o?ocid=entnewsntp "Businesses which allow unvaccinated customers through their doors or hire staff who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will face 'significant fi...
by Jezza13
Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Global F1 Fan Survey 2021
Replies: 27
Views: 948

Re: Global F1 Fan Survey 2021

Herb wrote:
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:15 pm
Black_Flag_11 wrote:
Wed Sep 08, 2021 5:05 pm
Heads up, second page won't let you continue without ticking a box saying you want to receive spam. I'll pass.
Maybe it was bugged before, because I was able to go past page 2 without opting in to any spam.
Yep same here
by Jezza13
Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 574
Views: 33759

Re: Silly Season 2022

Paolo_Lasardi wrote:
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:07 pm
So, Williams with two paydrivers - one midfielder and the other one of the weakest F1 drivers overall - disappointing choice.
Yeah I agree. That's really a disappointing result from a team who said they were able to focus on talented drivers, not pay drivers.
by Jezza13
Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID responses of different countries.
Replies: 148
Views: 5254

Re: COVID responses of different countries.

https://www.immunology.org/coronavirus/connect-coronavirus-public-engagement-resources/how-covid19-vaccine-developed-fast Thanks for the link Tufty. While I remain quite skeptical about the vaccine, i'll be booking in to start the vaccination process soon. This isn't due to any reassurance regardin...
by Jezza13
Wed Sep 08, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: CarlPotter's Top Three Championship 2021
Replies: 374
Views: 14464

Re: CarlPotter's Top Three Championship 2021

Race of the Clog Wearers Verstappen Hamilton Norris Feeling a grid penalty on the way for the king of the orange people. Hamilton Leclerc Bottas Looks like no penalty so i'm changing again Verstappen Hamilton Bottas Nicely done! I thank you PF1GM. Better get in now as the sprint race Friday deadlin...
by Jezza13
Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Dutch Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 211
Views: 8364

Re: 2021 Dutch Grand Prix Race Thread

That was a decent contact between Norris and Perez. First one was racing incident but second one was obviously intentional and probably deserved penalty had Perez crashed or forced out of track. Perez had a good race without any SC.He needed couple more laps to get Sainz and Alonso. Bottas had a po...
by Jezza13
Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 574
Views: 33759

Re: Silly Season 2022

Is christian suggesting that mercedes/williams should put alex albon and red bull interests above their own ? If they rated him highly as he suggests hed be in the toro roso seat Horner is really difficult to like They clearly don't rate him that highly it's Thai Red Bull money that is talking here...
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 05, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 574
Views: 33759

Re: Silly Season 2022

AlphaTauri have made noises about keeping Tsunoda for 3 years. Please, no. Hauger, Vips and Lawson are all making great strides towards F1. Red Bull can't neglect their other junior drivers, especially when their current rookie is making some stupid mistakes that Red Bull rarely tolerates for long....
by Jezza13
Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 574
Views: 33759

Re: Silly Season 2022

AlphaTauri have made noises about keeping Tsunoda for 3 years. Please, no. Hauger, Vips and Lawson are all making great strides towards F1. Red Bull can't neglect their other junior drivers, especially when their current rookie is making some stupid mistakes that Red Bull rarely tolerates for long....