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by kimandsally
Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Hall of Fame
Topic: 9 long years...
Replies: 63
Views: 16317

Re: 9 long years...

Thank you for all your hard work without people like you we would have nothing, I appreciate everything you've done, this is a nice place to read about F1 and a great knowledgebase.

Happy retirement.
by kimandsally
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mercedes F1
Replies: 16
Views: 3179

Re: Mercedes F1

A miracle I don't think is required now the building blocks are in place I think 4-5 years and they will be top 3 again, such bad luck with Paddy Lowe that did last year otherwise it could have been a whole lot different how unlucky was it that he did his worst in his career but he did try something...
by kimandsally
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams
Replies: 72
Views: 10094

Re: Williams

Pleased Toto has invested it shows he believes in Williams as they say money talks.
by kimandsally
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams
Replies: 72
Views: 10094

Re: Williams

I look forward to the nest 3-4 years I think things are in place for recovery Paddy Lowe has a lot to answer for in this saga. Claire is taking a lot of flak when it's not her fault that a top designer made the worst job of his career she did the right thing and sacked him, it will take time to reco...
by kimandsally
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel's post-Canada behaviour
Replies: 134
Views: 22002

Re: Vettel's post-Canada behaviour

What I don't like is that Vettel will not come clean, I have super quick reactions myself and when ever a car pulls in front of me or some other incident my reaction is to avoid an accident, Vettel on the other hand always does these antics he deliberately tries to block, he has done it so many time...
by kimandsally
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Thoughts to Nikki Lauda:
Replies: 28
Views: 10303

Re: Thoughts to Nikki Lauda:

I wish the Hero of F1 the very best recovery possible, he's been a Hero to me since I was a kid. All the best Champ.
by kimandsally
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rain like Brasil on tap
Replies: 27
Views: 5631

Re: Rain like Brasil on tap

Jezza 13

Very good points, here I am thinking about everything being done fairly in my dream world, if I could I would take my own vote off and vot against this idea, the points you make show me how wrong I was.

Thank you.
by kimandsally
Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rain like Brasil on tap
Replies: 27
Views: 5631

Re: Rain like Brasil on tap

Bernie, is that you? http://www.foxsports.com.au/motorsport/formula-one/f1-boss-bernie-ecclestone-suggests-using-sprinklers-to-wet-tracks-for-more-suspense-in-races/news-story/19b1570248e460547aeaa0a34c13a75b "There are race tracks you can make artificially wet and it would be easy to have such sys...
by kimandsally
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rain like Brasil on tap
Replies: 27
Views: 5631

Re: Rain like Brasil on tap

wolfticket wrote:If it was Christmas every day people would get bored of Christmas pretty quickly.
Absolutely superb comment LOVE it. :lol:
by kimandsally
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rain like Brasil on tap
Replies: 27
Views: 5631

Re: Rain like Brasil on tap

kimandsally - how long have you been watching F1? (out of curiosity) I'm 53 and I have watched every race live until Sky got it (i'm not in a financial position to have Sky) and before that I used to listen to it on the radio before TV, Also been to a few GP's. I hate the fuel saving and DRS and mo...
by kimandsally
Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rain like Brasil on tap
Replies: 27
Views: 5631

Re: Rain like Brasil on tap

this would just be a very silly idea and become a laughing running joke I think some of F1's problems come from constant changing the rules and this idea is worst than the double points silly ness maybe we turn F1 into a comedic event It would be more helpful if you said why and be constructive. Fo...
by kimandsally
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rain like Brasil on tap
Replies: 27
Views: 5631

Rain like Brasil on tap

I have an idea I have mulled over for years and Brasil has made me make this thread. Imagine having a spinkler system in different parts of the track which are operated by a random computer, no one would know if or when it would rain and for how hard or for how long, this "could" make fantastic raci...
by kimandsally
Thu May 26, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bianchi's Family Legal Action Against FIA, FOM, Marussia
Replies: 63
Views: 8648

Re: Bianchi's Family Legal Action Against FIA, FOM, Marussia

I will probably be the only one on this, being a racing fan and knowing the dangers that these drivers go through every race weekend. It's occupational hazard. There is no way to know for certain if things were done a little bit different if Jules would be with us today. If we make it "safe" we may...
by kimandsally
Sat Apr 30, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Endurance F1
Replies: 8
Views: 3680

Re: Endurance F1

I just knew this is what would happen, not been on here for more than a year so I didn't know about other people airing their views. I suppose if you like it enjoy that's what life's about having fun. I'm glad you people enjoy it seriously I am but for me saving fuel penalties for drivers when the c...
by kimandsally
Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Endurance F1
Replies: 8
Views: 3680

Endurance F1

It is getting to be a joke is not F1 about Racing? So why look after the tyres why not have tyres like before so they can Race, fuel limits so again they cannot race gearbox and engine penalties it goes on and on. I've watched F1 all my life it's like a drug to me I don't want to watch it but I have...
by kimandsally
Fri May 29, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Maria de Villota tragedy
Replies: 63
Views: 10265

Re: Maria de Villota tragedy

mikeyg123 wrote: On a separate note I have never understood the logic in claiming damages for a loss of Son or Daughter. You haven't lost any money and no amount of money can bring them back. What exactly would any settlement be for?
100% agree.
by kimandsally
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What Was LH's Greatest Accomplishment in 2014 WDC?
Replies: 22
Views: 4403

Re: What Was LH's Greatest Accomplishment in 2014 WDC?

I think more then 1 is deserved he did an amazing job and as we all know he does have it against him Michael Schumacher quoted to Ross Brawn when he was dogging around not allowing Hamilton to pass he said doesn't matter Hamilton gets blamed for everything, I agree he often did and does so when he h...
by kimandsally
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Why does Hamilton get so much flack for being a tax exile?
Replies: 209
Views: 32794

Re: Why does Hamilton get so much flack for being a tax exil

As Michael Schumacher said "Hamilton gets the blame for everything".
by kimandsally
Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Fry/Tombazis out, Bell in at Ferrari
Replies: 22
Views: 6105

Re: Fry/Tombazis out, Bell in at Ferrari

[/quote] Blake As mds pointed out you missed the point. BTW, I don't recall Ford ever being an F1 WCC winning constructor even once, much less 10. ;)[/quote] Thank you for not making me look an idiot my mistake was using Ford engines which I'm sure you worked out. Wasn't having a good day when I wro...
by kimandsally
Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Fry/Tombazis out, Bell in at Ferrari
Replies: 22
Views: 6105

Re: Fry/Tombazis out, Bell in at Ferrari

[/quote] MDS

Blake didn't use the statistic to prove how mighty and great Ferrari is - just to counter the notion that they are "a team that can't remember what it feels like to have a championship winning car".[/quote]

Yes I got it after I read this, :blush:
by kimandsally
Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Fry/Tombazis out, Bell in at Ferrari
Replies: 22
Views: 6105

Re: Fry/Tombazis out, Bell in at Ferrari

The joys of short term memories...or short term experience. That team that cannot remember what it is like to have a winning car has won 8 of the past 14 WCC championships. Now that is a great use of statistics out of the whole of F1 history that is the only time Ferrari have won 8 from 14, not koc...
by kimandsally
Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: engine development loophole
Replies: 415
Views: 67076

Re: engine development loophole

What can you expect when those people come up with a regulation stiffling the development of an entirely new engine so that no one who is behind has a chance to catch up. What a dumbass policy it was to begin with. Make manufactures suffer the massive cost of creating all new engines in a new forma...
by kimandsally
Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: McLaren Hemorrhaging Support
Replies: 60
Views: 16036

Re: McLaren Hemorrhaging Support

They are sending 3 cars to Oz as they won't have sorted it by then.

I want to see Button kick Alonso's pickle that would be amazing.
by kimandsally
Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Horner: Nothing will change in 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 18846

Re: Horner: Nothing will change in 2015

" we [the sport] can't afford to not get 2016 right. " Can you believe this guy? :lol: So 4 years of Red Bull dominance is perfectly fine but a single season with a different team on top and we can't afford another? And what exactly does he mean by "get 2016 right"? Unless Red Bull win, things are ...
by kimandsally
Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Your hopes for 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 4422

Re: Your hopes for 2015

As a Hamilton fan, I'd love to see Mercedes maintain their dominance in terms of pace for one more year but reach bullet-proof levels of reliability (much like Red Bull going from 2010 to 2011). I think he could possibly set some new records in that circumstance. By 2016, I'd love to see the other ...
by kimandsally
Wed Nov 26, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Button: Dad would be livid
Replies: 140
Views: 20937

Re: Button: Dad would be livid

Button is gone and should wake up b4 he ends up a Barrichello cry baby Have you been sleeping through the GP's this year? Button has done some of the most exciting drives and moves in the midfield, did you see him fighting Alonso? I have NEVER been a Button fan but he has earned my respect and his ...
by kimandsally
Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Button: Dad would be livid
Replies: 140
Views: 20937

Button: Dad would be livid

Quote from Planet F1.com "Having contested what could be his last race, Jenson Button says his late father would be "livid" if he knew the way McLaren are treating his son." I hope you read this Jenson, you have been the ultimate professional and driven the wheels of the car McLaren have given you, ...
by kimandsally
Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Horner wants simpler engine!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 6970

Re: Horner wants simpler engine!!!

All Horner wants is something he can win with that's all Horner cares about.
by kimandsally
Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ecclestone on superbly crazy form [MERGED]
Replies: 74
Views: 12966

Re: Ecclestone on superbly crazy form

On the future of the sport: "I'm not interested in tweeting, Facebook and whatever this nonsense is," On the long term future of F1's fanbase: "I don't know why people want to get to the so-called 'young generation'. Most of these kids haven't got any money. I'd rather get to the 70-year-old guy wh...
by kimandsally
Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Do McLaren owe Button?
Replies: 62
Views: 14300

Do McLaren owe Button?

I think McLaren owe Jenson Button a chance with Honda against Alonso everyone said Hamilton would destroy him including me and we know what happened there. Jenson has earned my respect hugely he just wasn't an exciting driver but lately his fighting for place moves have to be some of the best I have...
by kimandsally
Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Christian Horner crowdfunding is wrong
Replies: 47
Views: 7542

Christian Horner crowdfunding is wrong

Horner, though, says it is wrong for fans to be asked to pay the bill. "I don't agree with the fans having to fund a team," he told Sky Sports News HQ. "The fans pay to be entertained by the teams, they shouldn't be having to pay for a team. "The concept of that is wrong and should not be allowed." ...
by kimandsally
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Marussia Administration Thread (merged)
Replies: 120
Views: 25023

Re: Marussia in Administration...

Sad to hear they fought like a Lion but didn't have the tools to do the job. Such a shame to see this happen as when they came in along with Caterham and "can't believe it forgot the other team already" I thought they were given assurances by Bernie. When you consider every person who works there pr...
by kimandsally
Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lotus Nose
Replies: 23
Views: 7520

Re: Lotus Nose

What is it that Lotus are expecting from their nose being longer one side than the other?Aerodynamic advantage (what else?), only it didn't really work. Here's an explanation . Thank you for that, to me it looked like a thumping great lump that would stop airflow, I never thought if was carried on ...
by kimandsally
Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lotus Nose
Replies: 23
Views: 7520

Lotus Nose

What is it that Lotus are expecting from their nose being longer one side than the other?

I see they are testing another for next year, don't they have to be equal next year?
by kimandsally
Sun Oct 26, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 3 car teams [MERGED]
Replies: 149
Views: 18003

Re: Potential three-car teams for 2015

And when all the minnows are gone and we are left with the rest and make 3 car teams how long would it be before the lowest of those teams had to pack in? Think about it if Bernie pays out the funds like he does now the bottom teams will get either nothing or next to nothing I would bet Ferrari even...
by kimandsally
Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 3 car teams [MERGED]
Replies: 149
Views: 18003

Re: Potential three-car teams for 2015

First problem is that the fan base has been destroyed by the lock down of media free to air TV like the BBC which underpinned the rise of the sport. Now its restricted to a few pay to view channels with dwindling uninterested a few million viewers left. I'm not sure F1 ever was free to air over her...
by kimandsally
Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 'Alert! The Ferrari 2015 seems slow'
Replies: 62
Views: 14661

Re: 'Alert! The Ferrari 2015 seems slow'

About the same time last year, a rumor spread about the Ferrari engine being down on 100 horsepower little did we know... I remember that and I thought what bullsh1t how could Mercedes possibly pull that much more from the same regs, I almost laughed it off, I worked on racing engines for most of m...
by kimandsally
Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:03 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel to Sit-Out Austin Qualifying
Replies: 78
Views: 14271

Re: Vettel to Sit-Out Austin Qualifying

Peter77 wrote:Shouldn't Hamilton do something like this now? To guarantee he has a fresh engine for the final 50 point race?
Hamilton is a genuine sportsman he wouldn't entertain doing that, he loves competing.
by kimandsally
Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Jules Bianchi Update Thread [Split Thread]
Replies: 664
Views: 131690

Re: Jules Bianchi Update Thread [Split Thread]

What amazes me is why did the race go ahead when the helicopter couldn't be used?

This could and should have been avoided they race ran even though they knew about the weather days ago, they could have run the race earlier to keep more daylight etc etc.

I just hope Jules makes a 100% recovery ASAP.
by kimandsally
Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Caterham base seized by bailiffs
Replies: 34
Views: 7546

Re: Caterham base seized by bailiffs

What a shame if it does close over 200 jobs gone. :-((