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by pc27b
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: from university to f1 engineer. interesting read
Replies: 1
Views: 356

from university to f1 engineer. interesting read

https://racer.com/2021/01/08/opinion-i- ... or-others/

i found this interesting. the guy has some good points at the end of the article
by pc27b
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates!
Replies: 47
Views: 2656

Re: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates!

Cognizant (as predicted) is the new title sponsor for Aston Martin! https://i.imgur.com/PAdvLe2.png Source - Imgur https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/154482/aston-ditches-pink-livery-with-new-title-sponsor like most of the f1 sponsors these days, i have no idea what this company does. i wish beer an...
by pc27b
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Sir Lewis Hamilton thread
Replies: 4749
Views: 987854

Re: The Official Sir Lewis Hamilton thread

looking for progress on the contract negotiations, plenty of articles out there that toto/ineos/merc (tim) rejected lewis' first offer. it was a big ask from lewis, big, very big. then he rejected tim's offer and there is an end of february date to get it done i would guess it is pretty obvious. the...
by pc27b
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident
Replies: 156
Views: 7464

Re: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident

will the elder mazepin fire his own son ?!?
by pc27b
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Max Verstappen thread
Replies: 230
Views: 43045

Re: Official Max Verstappen thread

i don't believe the stewards have anything to do with the way max acts. what did they have to do with him mouthing off about albons podium, or his comments about sacking any driver after the grosjean crash ?
his mouth and russel in the wings....doubt he gets a merc drive
by pc27b
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 9 long years...
Replies: 58
Views: 3727

Re: 9 long years...

Alienturnedhuman wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:05 am
Enjoy your retirement! 9 years is a few decades in Internet years...
yep, enjoy
by pc27b
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Max Verstappen thread
Replies: 230
Views: 43045

Re: Official Max Verstappen thread

i thought verstappen was growing up a bit earlier this year. not anymore. not sure why he seems to be angry so much. or is it just spoiled ? to be fair, kimi may say exactly the same thing at times in his career. but with kimmi there is no malice, no anger, just a statement from someone on an even k...
by pc27b
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: HAAS / Ferrari - movement of personnel, what is happening ?
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: HAAS / Ferrari - movement of personnel, what is happening ?

well, the articles state it is part of ferrari "downsizing" due to the upcoming cap. i would also guess it has something to do with mazepin money coming into haas. haas seem to need a few more ferrari people to help them understand the chassis better. (and yes, there are plenty of jokes to be made t...
by pc27b
Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 205
Views: 7389

Re: 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Thread

Option or Prime wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:30 pm
How do you go through an Aramco barrier!
shoddy construction ? hans device was initially complained about my many, same with the halo. glad for both of them today. hope this ends the complaining about the halo. haven't seen a crash like that in decades. amazed he climbed out and walked away
by pc27b
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 719
Views: 58802

Re: Silly Season 2021

i'm reading that mazepin sr has sniffed around a few teams in the past as a potential buyer. wouldn't seem a stretch that haas could announce a co-owner, or sell the entire operation. I wouldn't be entirely shocked if, a couple of seasons from now, we have Haas run by the Mazepins, Aston Martin run...
by pc27b
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 719
Views: 58802

Re: Silly Season 2021

i'm reading that mazepin sr has sniffed around a few teams in the past as a potential buyer.
wouldn't seem a stretch that haas could announce a co-owner, or sell the entire operation.
by pc27b
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: So, do people want "novelty" races now ?
Replies: 44
Views: 1810

Re: So, do people want "novelty" races now ?

I wouldn't call it a novelty race, it was a wet race, wet races are always good but they're not either novelty races or gimmicks. exactly. a counter question to the op's would be "do people want 21 monaco gp's" (or pick any track) rain has always been a part of racing at some point in the season an...
by pc27b
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda to quit F1 after 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 6818

Re: Honda to quit F1 after 2021

pretty easy since red bull has the money. Mugen is the main story right now. already in the works according to several articles
by pc27b
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda to quit F1 after 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 6818

Re: Honda to quit F1 after 2021

back to honda. more and more it looks as if red bull will be finding a partner to take over the honda engine development, and they will not be needing a renault.
by pc27b
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda to quit F1 after 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 6818

Re: Honda to quit F1 after 2021

[/quote]
I just don't see that F1 of the future being anywhere as popular as it is today certainly in terms of it being a spectator sport.
[/quote]


i would change that a bit

i just don't see ALL MOTORSPORTS being as popular ....
by pc27b
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Van Halen
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Van Halen

man, it felt like i lost a long time friend yesterday when i heard the news. van halen music was such a big part of mine and my friends lives growing up the greatest video of all time, hot for teacher, especially to a teenager at the time ! anyone else fans of VH? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M4...
by pc27b
Sun Oct 04, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Unbelievable scenes in FIA karting final.
Replies: 38
Views: 2010

Re: Unbelievable scenes in FIA karting final.

Option or Prime wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:30 pm
Yikes, that has to be a criminal act, it could have been a massive pile up. The guy MUST be charged!
looks like several people need to be charged, did they tear up the kart at the end ? disgraceful
by pc27b
Sat Oct 03, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda to quit F1 after 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 6818

Re: Honda to quit F1 after 2021

good lord, some people are acting like manufacturers have never left the sport before. please. mercedes is discussing leaving/selling the team too. the auto industry is in the biggest change it has ever had, the end of the internal combustion engine. plus a profit sucking pandemic if i live another ...
by pc27b
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda to quit F1 after 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 6818

Re: Honda to quit F1 after 2021

honda leaving stinks. i liked the "average car owners manufacturer" up against the premium ferrari and mercedes aspect. red bull flirted with having someone build an engine years ago, maybe the contact ilmor and get some hand engineers to move over there, have their own engines
by pc27b
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Le Mans 2020
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Le Mans 2020

""but the Circuit de la Sart doesn't really make sense for F1. It's far too huge, and an F1 car would be flat for a frightening amount of the track.""

has anyone simulated what time an f1 car would lap on this track? curious always think of steve McQueen when lemans comes around
by pc27b
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Le Mans 2020
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Le Mans 2020

^ yep, and i hadn't thought about the extra hours of darkness, due to it being september
by pc27b
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021 (merged)
Replies: 142
Views: 6697

Re: Could next year be Vettel's final nail in the coffin?

BMWSauber84 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:56 am
Well Aston Martin will be able to use the 2020 Merc rear end next year without eating into their development tokens. This bodes rather well for Vettel.
yep, and anything else they "take pictures" of lol

it will be interesting if a change of scenery revitalizes vettel
by pc27b
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2840874

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

Obviously Kimi is just having a bit of fun with it, but the original comparison people are making between Hunt and Hamilton is so silly. I could show you several photos of Hunt wearing silly looking clothing. I'm not convinced romanticising alcoholism is ideal. i'm not going to over analyze it, chu...
by pc27b
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread
Replies: 17454
Views: 2840874

Re: The Official Kimi Räikkonen thread

that’s funny. we are going to miss him whenever he retires
by pc27b
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Tuscan GP Race thread
Replies: 245
Views: 10275

Re: 2020 Tuscan GP Race thread

Option or Prime wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:42 am
Used a lot for bikes so the gaps in the Aramco aren't wide enough.
i think your answering my question, thanks. that explains the red flag
by pc27b
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Tuscan GP Race thread
Replies: 245
Views: 10275

Re: 2020 Tuscan GP Race thread

I'm at a loss to understand how this wasn't a red flag immediately. Surely the need to rebuild the tyre wall was obvious? . IF a circuit is so unsafe that they can't do the basics under a safety car then they should not be racing there. . i was wondering about this. did the talking heads on sky say...
by pc27b
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

somehow eddie gets this information right pretty often. explains toto and ham not signed yet. beginning of the year i said ferrari should do whatever it takes to get them both. now that the season is half over and they suck so bad, not sure either would be up for a wasted 2021. heck of a legacy if t...
by pc27b
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

BOOM mercedes sells the f1 team, according to eddie jordan.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/formu ... ordan.html
by pc27b
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

Alienturnedhuman wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:36 am
The prediction is correct, Vettel will be driving Hamilton's car next year. But just in the same way a little brother gets to wear his old brother's PE Kit after he's got some new ones.
true ! lol
by pc27b
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

vettel could still end up at merc, if toto and ham go to racing point. plenty of discussions behind the scenes. i think toto wants a bigger stake in merc, and total control. he can get that at racing point, so he isn't signing anything from merc, just yet. i don't think $$ is the main issue with to...
by pc27b
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

vettel could still end up at merc, if toto and ham go to racing point. plenty of discussions behind the scenes. i think toto wants a bigger stake in merc, and total control. he can get that at racing point, so he isn't signing anything from merc, just yet. i don't think $$ is the main issue with to...
by pc27b
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

vettel could still end up at merc, if toto and ham go to racing point. plenty of discussions behind the scenes. i think toto wants a bigger stake in merc, and total control. he can get that at racing point, so he isn't signing anything from merc, just yet. i don't think $$ is the main issue with tot...
by pc27b
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in
Replies: 46
Views: 4708

Re: Bold Prediction : Hamilton out, Vettel in

not so bold a prediction anymore!
by pc27b
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Reverse Grid Sprint Races back on the table?
Replies: 68
Views: 2521

Re: Reverse Grid Sprint Races back on the table?

i think reverse grids are a ridiculous idea for f1. just because a foolish sky announcer wants them, they should be brought up again. no, nope, nein as others have pointed out, make sure the 2022 regulation changes allow for the cars to follow closer, and pass some more. look into changing some trac...
by pc27b
Sun Sep 06, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 22344

Re: 2020 Italian Grand Prix Race Thread

we just might get to see a totally unexpected winner, and lewis carve his way thought the field....excellent !
by pc27b
Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Italian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 125
Views: 7313

Re: 2020 Italian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Herb wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:57 pm
8O
pretty cool helmet. the cardboard "fans" in the stands are kind of cheesy, but it cost a minimum of 40 bucks that goes to a charity. and vettel took pictures of the 76 team members and they are all "in the stands" nice gesture
by pc27b
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Williams F1 thread
Replies: 148
Views: 53083

Re: The Official Williams F1 thread

i guess its true.....all good things come to an end
by pc27b
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Max Verstappen thread
Replies: 230
Views: 43045

Re: Official Max Verstappen thread

I think it's clear max is a talent - but has had preferential treatment at team as well (not that it's been the main issue affecting his success I add) Still - I'm less clear that max would perform in a midfield car - and not sure without preferential treatment he'd do as well as he has max is in a...
by pc27b
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: When were Ferrari this bad?
Replies: 39
Views: 2966

Re: When were Ferrari this bad?

ferrari gave us false hope with their "legal" engine mods. it stinks no one is challenging merc, but tough cookies on ferrari. they can be embarrassed for the world to see. it seems they need massive change in their hq, and obviously car and pu design. hilarious to hear vettel tell the pit wall "i'm...