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by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Race Thread

Does anyone know the kind of percentage chance of rain making an appearance in the race tomorrow?
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Has anyone seen what percentage change it currently is for a wet race tomorrow?
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

SHocking for Sainz. Wonder if there was a mistake. That said, all the times are very close so it doesn't take much.
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

You can just tell that Martin Brundle doesn't think Mazepin should be in F1.
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Both Williams through. Even with Yuki crashing, that's still brilliant.
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

JN23 wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:08 pm
Asphalt_World wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:07 pm
Oh Yuki, what a shame, partly for your race but mainly for my Fantasy F1 team!
Same :uhoh:
:lol: I guess me may get points for a fantastic recovery drive from the back of the grid!!!
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Oh Yuki, what a shame, partly for your race but mainly for my Fantasy F1 team!
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Nice to see you playing up Mercedes to ensure Max is seen as a miracle worker. Again. :lol: Red Bull have the fastest car until clearly proven otherwise. Maybe that will happen tomorrow but I doubt it. What I saw in free practice was Mercedes setting the benchmark and Red Bull struggling to match t...
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 6264

Re: 2021 Emilia Romagna (Imola) Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Mercedes look marginally faster to me. It will take an absolute banzai lap from Max to take pole, Abu Dhabi 2020 style. Nice to see you playing up Mercedes to ensure Max is seen as a miracle worker. Again. :lol: Red Bull have the fastest car until clearly proven otherwise. Maybe that will happen to...
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: ( split thread) Prince Phillip
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: ( split thread) Prince Phillip

I have no interest in the Royal family . I didn't feel any more sadness for Prince Phillip's death than I do when I read about other deaths in the press, be they celebrities or people living in my part of the world. I would not kick up a fuss if the Royal family were dispanded. That said, we can no...
by Asphalt_World
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: ( split thread) Prince Phillip
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: ( split thread) Prince Phillip

I have no interest in the Royal family. I didn't feel any more sadness for Prince Phillip's death than I do when I read about other deaths in the press, be they celebrities or people living in my part of the world. I would not kick up a fuss if the Royal family were dispanded. That said, we can not ...
by Asphalt_World
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)
Replies: 1047
Views: 26912

Re: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)

What? Michael entered 10 races in 1999. In those 10 races, Irvine out scored him. The missed races are removed. I think you'll find that he wasn't included for Silverstone. Even in F1's website: https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/1999/races/694/great-britain/race-result.html He was not offici...
by Asphalt_World
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 928

Re: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread

It amazes me the amount of people who think he's not going to be competitive straight away. He hasn't spent the last year sat around just playing PlayStation and eating crisps In 2019 he scored double the points of any other rider he'll be racing against on Sunday. The results whilst he's been away...
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)
Replies: 1047
Views: 26912

Re: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)

Hands up if since reading / contributing to this thread, you've changed your mind over who's the best out of MS and LH? Or is it a very interesting thread with lots of good input but let's admit it, we all have our opinion and nothing's going to change it! ;) This isn't a criticism, just what I bel...
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)
Replies: 1047
Views: 26912

Re: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)

Hands up if since reading / contributing to this thread, you've changed your mind over who's the best out of MS and LH? Or is it a very interesting thread with lots of good input but let's admit it, we all have our opinion and nothing's going to change it! ;) This isn't a criticism, just what I beli...
by Asphalt_World
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 928

Re: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread

So, Marc Marques is officially back and will race next week. Will be very interesting to see how quick he is after 9 months out.
by Asphalt_World
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)
Replies: 1047
Views: 26912

Re: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)

JV stirring the pot with his take on this - as with a broken clock, he's also right sometimes: “Michael and Ayrton have won with cars they didn’t have to win, in complicated situations, without the support of the team. “Lewis, on the other hand, has always dominated with the best means and with int...
by Asphalt_World
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)
Replies: 1047
Views: 26912

Re: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)

JV stirring the pot with his take on this - as with a broken clock, he's also right sometimes: “Michael and Ayrton have won with cars they didn’t have to win, in complicated situations, without the support of the team. “Lewis, on the other hand, has always dominated with the best means and with int...
by Asphalt_World
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?
Replies: 136
Views: 7308

Re: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?

This never seems to happen in F1. Just because driver A beat driver B a certain number of years ago and now driver B is beating driver C, it doesn't necessarily mean you can simply rank the drivers. Take your nuance elsewhere! It isn't welcome here! :twisted: In all seriousness, there is definite m...
by Asphalt_World
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?
Replies: 136
Views: 7308

Re: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?

Nobody ever seems to allow for a drivers current form. In pretty much all other sports, competitors have good and bad years and these are taken into account. This never seems to happen in F1. Just because driver A beat driver B a certain number of years ago and now driver B is beating driver C, it d...
by Asphalt_World
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone still on here from 9 years ago?!
Replies: 329
Views: 47618

Re: Anyone still on here from 9 years ago?!

I think I started here around 2003 (may have been a little later than that) and was SuffolkBen. I then had technical issues and created a new account some years later.
by Asphalt_World
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?
Replies: 136
Views: 7308

Re: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?

KingVoid wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:32 pm
pokerman wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:20 pm
WHEN, you seem confident that's going to be the case.
Well it's already happened once, in Bahrain.
Do you think the RB is and will probably remain the quickest car this season?
by Asphalt_World
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?
Replies: 136
Views: 7308

Re: Who are the BEST QUALIFIERS on the grid?

I'm legit confused about how people could be confused about Verstappen having a very solid argument for being the best qualifier on the grid. InB4 he claims more pole positions this season than Hamilton has managed in any of his F1 seasons (granted -- he'll have 23 races to do it). Get used to Vers...
by Asphalt_World
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 928

Re: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread

Couldn't see a 2021 edition, but please merge if I missed it. Just watched the Moto 3 race and it was won by Pedro Acosta, 16 years old and he started from the pit lane! Simply phenomenal! I am astonished. Only his second ever race in Moto 3. In his debut race he finished second, just has I thought...
by Asphalt_World
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Moto GP 2021 Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 928

Official Moto GP 2021 Thread

Couldn't see a 2021 edition, but please merge if I missed it.

Just watched the Moto 3 race and it was won by Pedro Acosta, 16 years old and he started from the pit lane! Simply phenomenal! I am astonished. Only his second ever race in Moto 3.
by Asphalt_World
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

Gravel traps or those horrible kerbs will definitely prevent driver from exceeding track limits. Does anyone know how much difference those Hamilton 29laps made ? It's impossible to really know. I have read that he immediately went quicker when he stopped doing it, for what that's worth. Personally...
by Asphalt_World
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2022 18" tyres tested.
Replies: 10
Views: 906

Re: 2022 18" tyres tested.

My understanding is that the current smaller wheels were to limit the size of brake components... to limit braking performance. With much larger rims, has there been any rule change to specify brake rotor size, etc.? I can't imagine 7G braking performance with these 18" wheels. I believe there's al...
by Asphalt_World
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2022 18" tyres tested.
Replies: 10
Views: 906

Re: 2022 18" tyres tested.

Might be a stupid question but what will the performance difference be? I haven't looked into it yet... I don't know, but I guess the much smaller sidewall means they will be a lot stiffer. I assume the cars will maybe need more suspension travel to cope with hitting kerbs as an awful lot of that i...
by Asphalt_World
Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2022 18" tyres tested.
Replies: 10
Views: 906

Re: 2022 18" tyres tested.

Might be a stupid question but what will the performance difference be? I haven't looked into it yet... I don't know, but I guess the much smaller sidewall means they will be a lot stiffer. I assume the cars will maybe need more suspension travel to cope with hitting kerbs as an awful lot of that i...
by Asphalt_World
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2022 18" tyres tested.
Replies: 10
Views: 906

2022 18" tyres tested.

Charles Leclerc completed 87 laps with 2022 18-inch tyres this afternoon at the Bahrain circuit.

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by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

F1Tyrant wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:30 pm
I had a domestic during the last 10 laps. What did I miss?
Mazepin restarted his car and won the race.
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

Interesting insights from Tsunoda. Analysed Alonso's driving style during the race, then used his techniques after he passed him into some corners, and found the performance was better for some of those corners. Sponge confirmed. His dad's fave driver was/is Alonso, and likewise he is the driver wh...
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

RB will be regretting leaving Max out after LH made his first stop.
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix
Replies: 52
Views: 3342

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix

Tsunoda getting 9th is pretty good on your debut.
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

hehe verstappen would rather have had a 5 second penalty and thought he could make that up had he stayed ahead. Which is incredibly unsporting of him. And Hamilton abusing track limits all race isn't? They were all doing it as they knew they would get away with doing this on laps where passing wasn...
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

TheGiantHogweed wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:43 pm
hehe verstappen would rather have had a 5 second penalty and thought he could make that up had he stayed ahead.

Which is incredibly unsporting of him.
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

pokerman wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:40 pm
What a race what a win, fair play on Max for wanting to make the fair pass.
That's not what happened.
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

That's the difference between LH and MV. Lewis made one mistake, going wide, and then gathered it all up and race perfectly for the remainder of the race, despite the pressure. Max's driving went all over the place in the closing laps.
by Asphalt_World
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 271
Views: 14378

Re: 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

Sainz is eating into Ricciardo since the final stop. but I don't think he'll catch him.