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by Nxet_DK
Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Blank advertising space in F1
Replies: 14
Views: 2813

Re: Blank advertising space in F1

As i understand, in 2007, before the economic crash, race teams made agreements with various sponsor. Long term agreements. As of last year, these agreements ended and therfore the blank spaces on the cars. Also McLaren who's biggest sponsor - economically - for the past 5 or 6 years has been Vodafo...
by Nxet_DK
Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2013 Australian GP Qualifying Thread
Replies: 789
Views: 65670

Re: 2013 Australian GP Qualifying Thread

Australian, Melbourne, time zone: GMT +10 hours.

Qualifying:
GMT -02: 11:00 PM
GMT -01: 00:00 AM
GMT: 01:00 AM
GMT +01: 02:00 AM
GMT +02: 03:00 AM
...
by Nxet_DK
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official 2012 BRAZIL finale: practice, qualy & race thread
Replies: 1559
Views: 135241

Re: Official 2012 BRAZIL finale: practice, qualy & race thre

Was Pedro De La Rosa giving any penalty after his minor accident with Romain Grosjean?
by Nxet_DK
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: HRT up for sale
Replies: 99
Views: 9822

Re: HRT up for sale

Does anyone knows the value of HRT? Not that I'm buying it, but still interesting.
by Nxet_DK
Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Which track do you look most forward to each year?
Replies: 57
Views: 4886

Re: Which track do you look most forward to each year?

I agree with @Mr-E, since I visited Spa-Francorchamps this year I was blown away. Great track! I was seated at The Source.
by Nxet_DK
Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Karthikeyan's and Rosberg's crash!
Replies: 32
Views: 5894

Re: Karthikeyan's and Rosberg's crash!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AZfALYz8zY Rosberg went sideways as he flew off - almost flipped. http://topsportracing.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Rosberg-and-Karthikeyan-crash-in-Abu-Dhabi-Grand-Prix2.jpeg In addition to the previous Picture http://topsportracing.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11...
by Nxet_DK
Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Karthikeyan's and Rosberg's crash!
Replies: 32
Views: 5894

Re: Karthikeyan's and Rosberg's crash!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AZfALYz8zY

Rosberg went sideways as he flew off - almost flipped.

Image
by Nxet_DK
Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel stops on track after Q3 - will start last in AD
Replies: 799
Views: 69556

Re: Vettel stops on track after Q3 - will start last in AD

Report says that he only had 850ml fuel on board when he stopped but since 1 litre fuel sample is required his been sent back.
by Nxet_DK
Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Vettels pole lap be discounted?? Cutting corners
Replies: 51
Views: 6659

Re: Should Vettels pole lap be discounted?? Cutting corners

To begin with, there is a rule stating that "Drivers must use the track at all times. For the avoidance of doubt the white lines defining the track edges are considered to be part of the track but the kerbs are not." If we look at the picture which @Misinformed posted, it's obvious that hi...
by Nxet_DK
Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 folk on Twitter
Replies: 10
Views: 1678

Re: F1 folk on Twitter

If you're interested in the technical side of formula 1, Craig Scarborough (@ScarbsF1) -as mentioned earlier- is an obvious choice AND recommended. Another technical writer is Matt Somerfield (@SomersF1) or http://www.somersf1.blogspot.dk/.
by Nxet_DK
Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: red bulls double drs
Replies: 26
Views: 4930

Re: red bulls double drs

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A4nUS5uCcAAVJi3.jpg Are they the holes the air is supposed to leave from? Surely they are in the wrong place for capturing the air when the wing is open Red Bull is clearly having a fetisch when it comes to holes. Leaving that a side, it seems to me that these holes in t...
by Nxet_DK
Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Have you ever taken a photo with an F1 celebrity?
Replies: 29
Views: 4834

Re: Have you ever taken a photo with an F1 celebrity?

Or have you had a personal experience with one of them? Share your experience. Good or bad lol I went to the toilets at Silverstone one year, when the teams and drivers used to have no option but to share the public facilitie. On my way in, I saw Ken Tyrrell coming out and he winked at me Then I go...
by Nxet_DK
Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: So for the first time, Lewis is using a white helmet..
Replies: 63
Views: 18704

Re: So for the first time, Lewis is using a white helmet..

I really liked his yellow helm, and as the rest of you have said, he was easy to recognize
by Nxet_DK
Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alonso: "Hamilton is the only driver who can win without the
Replies: 163
Views: 28238

Re: Alonso: "Hamilton is the only driver who can win without

Alonso: "Hamilton is the only driver who can win without the fastest car".


It makes sense:
Alonso is considered the worlds best driver, and nobody has ever won the Championship in their rookie season. Hamilton missed out by a single point.
by Nxet_DK
Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2012 Singapore GP Picture thread!
Replies: 72
Views: 15753

Re: 2012 Singapore GP Picture thread!

great pictures @Ev0lutionz.

funny how long it takes to prepare for one f1 race. If Monaco (3.340 km) - which is the shortest track on the calender - takes 6 weeks to "build"/prepare, I wonder how long it takes to prepare other f1 tracks such as Valencia (5.419 km)
by Nxet_DK
Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: McLaren best car by far right now
Replies: 48
Views: 5820

Re: McLaren best car by far right now

the incubus wrote:
Covalent wrote:One could argue Lotus was quicker.

One could also argue that Lotus didn't win.


Did you see Perez? He was on fire. That Sauber could easily be argued to be the quickest - to bad they ran out of time.
by Nxet_DK
Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: McLaren best car by far right now
Replies: 48
Views: 5820

Re: McLaren best car by far right now

I would say over the season they have been the best car on average, yet Mclaren usually end up screwing one of their drivers each race. Their "screw ups" were usually done doing their poor poor pit stops. Bahrain, Spain and Britian had seen better pit stops. Thank god they fixed it - judg...
by Nxet_DK
Sat Sep 08, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Good Job Ferrari
Replies: 42
Views: 6179

Re: Good Job Ferrari

What a qualifying - McLaren one-two and Massa third. Though I'm in doubt what happend with Alonso. He was supposed to be helped by Massa through his slipstream. Bad timing?
by Nxet_DK
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who do you WANT to win in Italy?
Replies: 42
Views: 4832

Re: Who do you WANT to win in Italy?

Hamilton - he will be so close to a WDC title after a win.
by Nxet_DK
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Teammate relationships
Replies: 13
Views: 3220

Re: Teammate relationships

Mr-E wrote:I think* it was Button who said that the drivers really don't do stuff together out of work.



* Not sure it was Button but I remember hearing it.


Although he said that him and Webber had once been playing golf together - but that's it.
by Nxet_DK
Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Grosjean Banned for One Race
Replies: 249
Views: 24426

Re: Grosjean Banned for One Race

by Nxet_DK
Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Long summer break, get rid of it!
Replies: 45
Views: 5617

Re: Long summer break, get rid of it!

A month ago McLaren brought an article as to what they spend their holiday on. m Although I can't wait for the Belgium GP to begin, it seems fair that all teams have a common holiday. See it from their perspective: 1. They spend most of their time travelling which means they rarely see their family....
by Nxet_DK
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: If you could go back in time to see 1 race live...
Replies: 50
Views: 6563

Re: If you could go back in time to see 1 race live...

If I had to choose it would properly be Suzuka 1991, when Senna claims his 3rd WDC
by Nxet_DK
Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: fight like a donkey means?
Replies: 7
Views: 1667

Re: fight like a donkey means?

This year Vettel is forced to do whatever he can ("fight like a donkey") to get every single point, compared to last year, when Vettel was leading in WDC throughout the season.
by Nxet_DK
Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2012 Formula 1 penalties and reprimands
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: 2012 Formula 1 penalties and reprimands

fitjiffa wrote:
Nxet_DK wrote:Hockenheim

Vettel overtaking Button off the track - 3 grid penalty i believe? Correct me if I'm wrong



20 second penalty actually.


Ahh! For some reason I didn't check the link.
by Nxet_DK
Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2012 Formula 1 penalties and reprimands
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: 2012 Formula 1 penalties and reprimands

Bahrain Grand Prix Williams’s Pastor Maldonado receives five places grid penalty for taking a replacement gearbox Toro Rosso’s Jean-Éric Vergne not attend weighbridge when requested following qualifying session, gets warning Mercedes GP’s Michael Schumacher receives five places grid penalty for tak...
by Nxet_DK
Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2012 Formula 1 penalties and reprimands
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: 2012 Formula 1 penalties and reprimands

Hockenheim

Vettel overtaking Button off the track - 3 grid penalty i believe? Correct me if I'm wrong
by Nxet_DK
Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bottas or Senna?
Replies: 48
Views: 6096

Re: Bottas or Senna?

In the interest of Williams I would say Bottas with no doubt, whom have shown good pace, preformance and most importantly - good results. If Williams wants to battle other top-teams and mid-teams, Bottas seems to be the best choice. Bruno Senna just seems to be insecure in how he is preforming - tho...
by Nxet_DK
Mon Jul 30, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver of the Race : Hungary.
Replies: 83
Views: 9918

Re: Driver of the Race : Hungary.

Seems that I agree with everyone else in here:

Driver of the day: Kimi/Senna
Driver of the weekend: Lewis (Best in 1. and 2. practice, 2nd in 3 practice and 1st in all 3 qualifyings)
by Nxet_DK
Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hungarian GP : Dull...
Replies: 54
Views: 7160

Re: Hungarian GP : Dull...

apperently it was thebest race for a year and a half http://forum.planet-f1.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3465&view=unread#unread Perhaps not the best race in a year and a half. I find Canada GP 2011 and 2012 to be the best GP's in the last 2 years. The Canadian Grand Prix combined everything tha...
by Nxet_DK
Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hungarian GP : Dull...
Replies: 54
Views: 7160

Re: Hungarian GP : Dull...

First of all, its difficult to overtake at Hungaroring and even with DRS and KERS it is still difficult due to the fact that Hungarorring is pretty much Monaco GP alike. Secondly, the end of the race was extremely interesting - with Raikkonen close behind Hamilton. And then there was the tactic arou...
by Nxet_DK
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who has been the best in overtaking so far this season?
Replies: 37
Views: 4787

Re: Who has been the best in overtaking so far this season?

Kimi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIEKsPe9SLw (Overtaking is one thing another is overtaking Maldonado)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0brVrrbkjJI (around 5:03)

As thread shows, the number of overtakings from Kimi continues
by Nxet_DK
Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Image manipulation
Replies: 709
Views: 172639

Re: Image manipulation

GeonyWalker wrote:
Inferno_e_Paradiso wrote:
RaisinChips wrote:Image

:thumbup:


Other drivers : We are screwed x(


Nice! The name and the face really suits him.
by Nxet_DK
Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the optimal teammate for Lewis Hamilton?
Replies: 447
Views: 38128

Re: Who is the optimal teammate for Lewis Hamilton?

I'm suprised to see that so many people have voted for Karthikeyan. But in my opinion, Button is clearly the best teammate for Hamilton. The reason lies within the duo of british drivers-thing and the growing support for the team. I believe the support has given them the extra energy that is needed....
by Nxet_DK
Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Attending a GP
Replies: 679
Views: 583175

Re: Attending a GP

I am going to Belgium this year to see Formula 1 - of course. Can anyone recommend a hotel near the track?
by Nxet_DK
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton unlapping himself
Replies: 487
Views: 41946

Re: Hamilton unlapping himself

GB-fan wrote:Hamilton was unsporting?

So overtaking a slower car is unsporting - but qualifying in illegal engine maps isn't?


As i understand, their engine mapping was legal during qualifying as they have found a loop hole in regulations. Which supports FIA's decision not to give any penalties.
by Nxet_DK
Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton unlapping himself
Replies: 487
Views: 41946

Re: Hamilton unlapping himself

It's a very unusual situation, but in theory Hamilton is doing nothing wrong. So FIA has no right to give him a penalty in my opinion.
by Nxet_DK
Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: If an F1 car has a horn button??
Replies: 21
Views: 3185

Re: If an F1 car has a horn button??

RickM wrote:Everyone as they approach or pass Maldonado so that he knows they are there - no excuse to bump into them then :D


Or the other way around? "Warning. Warning. Maldonado Incoming. Danger! Danger!... Level of Security: None!"
by Nxet_DK
Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: In-Depth Motorsport Forum
Topic: RULES OF IN-DEPTH
Replies: 23
Views: 52812

Re: RULES OF IN-DEPTH

Nice addition to the forum