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by olly-44
Tue May 14, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Blanked by Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 20
Views: 5493

Re: Blanked by Lewis Hamilton

what an odd thread.

like others have said, I thought YOU were blanked lol

There is literally no context for this, as we aren't privy to inside information...it's most likely innocent/a case of unaware.

Moving on...
by olly-44
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Race Pace Pecking Order...?
Replies: 25
Views: 5195

Re: Race Pace Pecking Order...?

Well mine will be a lot different from others here as I think Ricciardo is massively overrated! (note: I like the guy a lot but think he's over hyped). Tier 1 Hamilton Verstappen Tier 2 Leclerc Hulkenburg Vettel Tier 3 Ricciardo Norris Raikkonen Tier 4 Bottas Sainz Gasly Russell Perez Magnussen Gros...
by olly-44
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Point for fastest lap / Fastest lap stats (merged)
Replies: 201
Views: 36178

Re: Point for fastest lap

Asphalt_World wrote:Point for fastest pit stop next?

Point for the fastest formation lap :lol:
by olly-44
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Race fans 20 questions
Replies: 82
Views: 15168

Re: Race fans 20 questions

1. Helmut Marko says Red Bull-Honda will win five races. How many do you think they will win? Four 2. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s highest race finish be? 3rd 3. Who will score the most points: Lando Norris, Alexander Albon or George Russell? Albon (I want to say Norris but I don't trust Macca) 4. W...
by olly-44
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Season Montage
Replies: 11
Views: 4546

Re: 2018 Season Montage

Very well done. Should be very proud of that. Thanks! That means a lot. I hope we get an equally exciting season...though I suspect we'll get an even better one this year... Danny Ric vs Hulk at Renault LeClerc vs Vettel at Ferrari Gasly vs Max at Red Bull (I see fights) How McLaren do New contract...
by olly-44
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A short view back to the past... (VIDEO)
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

Re: A short view back to the past... (VIDEO)

Exediron wrote:No trained monkey. Disappointed.

;)
Ha, I should've just cut half way through and posted that guy's full question and then carried on with the rest of the video! :lol:
by olly-44
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drive to Survive - Netflix
Replies: 41
Views: 13568

Re: Drive to Survive - Netflix

I felt it was a bit too hollywood though...unnecessary sound effects just got annoying.

However, I enjoyed it, especially episode 4 like someone has said.
It's much better for the casual fan than a die hard fan I reckon.
by olly-44
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A short view back to the past... (VIDEO)
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

Re: A short view back to the past... (VIDEO)

Exediron wrote:No trained monkey. Disappointed.

;)

Less buttons, more?
by olly-44
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A short view back to the past... (VIDEO)
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

A short view back to the past... (VIDEO)

Taking a nice look back into the past few decades of Formula One. We've witnessed many highs and lows - I hope I've captured just a nugget for now...


by olly-44
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Season Montage
Replies: 11
Views: 4546

Re: 2018 Season Montage

Thanks to everyone in this post for your kind words.
I am really flattered.

Not long now till the new season! :D
by olly-44
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel's 4 Championships
Replies: 170
Views: 41325

Vettel's 4 Championships

Hi all, As you see from my username I am fan of Hamilton (but not a fanboy) and I want to say this is NOT a Ham vs Vet debate AT ALL . I'm focusing on Vettel's year ahead with Leclerc. There is a lot of talk (and a poll on this forum) about how they will both perform against each other. IF, IF Lecle...
by olly-44
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Season Montage
Replies: 11
Views: 4546

Re: 2018 Season Montage

Mate, this is fantastic. You did it at such a level, that it could easily be featured at F1 page. I actually hope they pay you and use this work of yours. Ah thank you very much! I really appreciate those kinds words. ...now, if anyone knows or works for Formula One wants to send this link on... :D...
by olly-44
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Describe F1 Drivers in One Word
Replies: 29
Views: 7579

Re: Describe F1 Drivers in One Word

Vettel: Finger Leclerc: Talented Grosjean: Over-emotional Magnussen: Trouble Norris: Young Carlos Sainz Jr: Undecided Hamilton: Focused Bottas: Walkover Perez: Temperamental Stroll: Bland Gasly: Emotional Verstappen: Ruthless Ricciardo: Joker Hulkenburg: Wasted Kimi: Drunk Giovinazzi: Meh Albon: GP2...
by olly-44
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2018 Season Montage
Replies: 11
Views: 4546

2018 Season Montage

Hi all, Here is a video montage I made for last season. iVpyCLC4vr0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVpyCLC4vr0 Note: not ALL things were mentioned but I wanted a nice balance between the main happenings and general excitement around Formula 1 - for example, showing a casual or potential new fan why...
by olly-44
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel shooting himself in the foot
Replies: 27
Views: 9214

Vettel shooting himself in the foot

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/ferrari-never-dominant-car-vettel/3207115/ So I've just read the above article (sorry Planet F1 - I still read your articles!) ...and couldn't help but think Vettel has shot himself in the foot . He's done this because he is partly right in what he is saying. Wher...
by olly-44
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who do you think is lying? Alonso or Red Bull?
Replies: 106
Views: 18274

Who do you think is lying? Alonso or Red Bull?

So with both Red Bull and Alonso holding firm what they believe in...in what is a pretty petty argument that has no value or knock on effect :lol: who do you think is LYING?

https://www.planetf1.com/news/row-escal ... -red-bull/
by olly-44
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What are your 2018 Mid-Season driver rankings?
Replies: 38
Views: 9289

Re: What are your 2018 Mid-Season driver rankings?

1 - Lewis Hamilton 2 – Fernando Alonso 3 – Sebastian Vettel 4 – Valterri Bottas 5 – Charles Leclerc 6 – Pierre Gasly 7 – Daniel Ricciardo 8 – Kevin Magnussen 9 – Nico Hulkenberg 10 – Max Verstappen 11 – Esteban Ocon 12 – Kimi Raikonnen 13 – Sergio Perez 14 – Carlos Sainz 15 – Marcus Ericsson 16 – Se...
by olly-44
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sainz Jr's McLaren teammate 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 13733

Re: McLaren drivers 2019

Lt. Drebin wrote:Pascal Wehrlein.
I don't think he will get the seat but I really want to see him back in F1 - Toro Rosso maybe??
by olly-44
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sainz Jr's McLaren teammate 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 13733

Re: McLaren drivers 2019

Fiki wrote:Olly, would you please correct Vandoorne's name in the poll please? Many thanks!
:lol: :lol: yes, have done now. My bad!
by olly-44
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sainz Jr's McLaren teammate 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 13733

Sainz Jr's McLaren teammate 2019

Now Alonso is retiring and Vandoorne not guaranteed a seat for next year...who do you see being McLaren's drivers for next year?

EDITED now Sainz Jr is confirmed

1 option now possible!
by olly-44
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alonso's legacy in F1
Replies: 252
Views: 53087

Re: Alonso's legacy in F1

Unfortunately for Alonso he won't be remembered fondly by all within the F1 community - burnt too many bridges. However, as with other double world champions, he will be remembered more fashionably like Emerson Fittipaldi and Graham Hill. So his legacy is still strong but ultimately not as strong as...
by olly-44
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: When, and to where, will Ricciardo move? [A: 2019, Renault]
Replies: 643
Views: 142765

Re: when, and to where, will the Ricciardo move take place?

well Hulkenburg's twitter has just CONFIRMED the Renault switch
by olly-44
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: When, and to where, will Ricciardo move? [A: 2019, Renault]
Replies: 643
Views: 142765

Re: when, and to where, will the Ricciardo move take place?

Ricciardo to Renault
Gasly to Red Bull
Sainz Jr to McLaren
Kimi to stay at Ferrari
Alonso to Indy Car
Stoffel to have 1 more year before Norris
Perez to Williams
Stroll to Force India
Ocon to stay
Hartley to lose seat and Toro Rosso to have 2 new drivers for next year.
by olly-44
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Why do you support who you support?
Replies: 48
Views: 12294

Re: Why do you support who you support?

I'm going to be totally honest here and I don't have an allegiance to a certain team. Growing up it used to be Williams / Damon Hill then McLaren / Coulthard and then Hamilton / McLaren followed by Hamilton / Mercedes. All British based. However, when Lewis retires I think I'll support Russell or No...
by olly-44
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Beyond The Grid: Official F1 Podcast
Replies: 33
Views: 9169

Re: Beyond The Grid: Official F1 Podcast

I actually listened to the Mark Webber podcast yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very insightful and as you said Herb, PR free. Look forward to hearing the others Bias aside, I did actually enjoy the Lewis one the most as it was more candid. Mark's one was basically everything I've read in his a...
by olly-44
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hard, Medium and Soft...
Replies: 46
Views: 10940

Re: Hard, Medium and Soft...

just like remembering your pin number, i dont get how it's hard for people to understand 8 different tyres. you get told which ones are on offer the race weekend, and then you do the conversation in your head of "oh so that's the soft version, medium version and hard version". If this is hard to co...
by olly-44
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hard, Medium and Soft...
Replies: 46
Views: 10940

Re: Hard, Medium and Soft...

just like remembering your pin number, i dont get how it's hard for people to understand 8 different tyres. you get told which ones are on offer the race weekend, and then you do the conversation in your head of "oh so that's the soft version, medium version and hard version". If this is hard to co...
by olly-44
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hard, Medium and Soft...
Replies: 46
Views: 10940

Re: Hard, Medium and Soft...

just like remembering your pin number, i dont get how it's hard for people to understand 8 different tyres. you get told which ones are on offer the race weekend, and then you do the conversation in your head of "oh so that's the soft version, medium version and hard version". If this is hard to com...
by olly-44
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A bit of fun...CHOOSE YOUR CAREER
Replies: 22
Views: 5264

Re: A bit of fun...CHOOSE YOUR CAREER

Bearing in mind that McLaren is my favorite team and I'd want to drive my whole career for them, here's my imagined career path: --- As a promising driver in F2, I'm offered a drive by Toro Rosso. I refuse it however, since I don't want to drive for RBR and I'm hoping in vain that McLaren will noti...
by olly-44
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A bit of fun...CHOOSE YOUR CAREER
Replies: 22
Views: 5264

Re: A bit of fun...CHOOSE YOUR CAREER

I think the reason why I didn't choose Williams was because I re-read Mark Webber's autobiograpy last night - Chapter "It can't be happening...". He said he went to Williams because well...ITS WILLIAMS and Sir Frank. But he said once he was there, he could see that Sir Frank and other senior members...
by olly-44
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: A bit of fun...CHOOSE YOUR CAREER
Replies: 22
Views: 5264

A bit of fun...CHOOSE YOUR CAREER

I was thinking...these forums go quite quiet during non-race weeks and thought this would be a bit of fun. You know your going to be a race driver but can ONLY drive for THREE teams only. But you have to choose ONE team from EACH group. You can choose which order your career takes you... Group 1 Wil...
by olly-44
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Lewis Hamilton thread
Replies: 4504
Views: 958281

Re: The Official Lewis Hamilton thread

Podcasts are not everyone's cup of tea, but this is the first in the series of 'Beyond the Grid', the new official F1 podcast. Haven't listened to it yet, but I expect Hamilton will manage to upset a few with what he says. MMn-MKF6is8 These are awesome can't wait for more :thumbup: Not sure what yo...
by olly-44
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)
Replies: 1851
Views: 352155

Re: McLaren reportedly offering Daniel Ricciardo $20 Million

I think we can all agree that McLaren F1 (Not Group) are going the same way as Williams... Only thing that's slowing down that process is the immense amount of money they have compared to Williams. I've always felt (and is kinda proven on Glassdoor) that their egos have let themselves down. Unfortun...
by olly-44
Fri May 11, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari's Mirrors
Replies: 28
Views: 8310

Re: Ferrari's Mirrors

Are they using something different than the pictures I saw previously? From what I've seen these Halo mirrors are attached just as securely as the ones attached to the tub and if anything are more protected from impact from the side. Doesn't mean that they aren't ugly as hell, but I don't think the...
by olly-44
Fri May 11, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari's Mirrors
Replies: 28
Views: 8310

Re: Ferrari's Mirrors

I see no reason why they would be any weaker than the previous fixings. I am 100% certain Ferrari know how to make a fixing strong enough. Oh I'm not saying they don't know how to but with anything, teams try and bend the rule so push everything to the max. Why do you think Haas have strengthened t...
by olly-44
Fri May 11, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari's Mirrors
Replies: 28
Views: 8310

Ferrari's Mirrors

Question: IF these mirrors were to fall off or be part broken, would this result in a orange & black (is that correct?) flag? If so, they surely wouldn't be able to pit to fix the issue? They just don't look sturdy and seems, even though I applaud the rule bending creativity, like a risky strategy h...
by olly-44
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who's going to win a WDC in their career from 2018 onwards?
Replies: 26
Views: 9865

Who's going to win a WDC in their career from 2018 onwards?

Thought I'd do a poll I thought about last night regarding the current crop of F1 drivers. This poll is about who (you can choose more than 1) will win a WDC in their career... This can be another WDC for Vettel, Hamilton, Alonso, etc or a WDC for the first time for Verstappen, Ricciardo, Ocon, etc....
by olly-44
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Superstition in motorsport
Replies: 17
Views: 5603

Re: Superstition in motorsport

I know that Grosjean in 2012 had a superstition to crash on lap one.

He gave it up the next season as he concluded it brought him no positive result. But has unfortunately developed a new superstition of complaining about the brakes.
by olly-44
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2018 Edition - Brazil Updated
Replies: 1402
Views: 322641

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2018 Edition

Australia:
1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Verstappen
4. Ricciardo
5. Vettel
6. Hulkenburg
7. Räikkönen
8. Sainz
9. Grosjean
10. Magnussen
by olly-44
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Colour Association
Replies: 37
Views: 15131

Re: Colour Association

Red: Ferrari
Orange: McLaren
Yellow: Renault
Green: Lotus
Blue: Williams
Purple: Red Bull
Pink: Force India
Black: Red Bull test car livery lol
White: Williams
Silver: Mercedes
Brown: -