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by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

I thought Verstappen was going to be able to pass easily and get P2?
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Hamilton has pulled out 5 seconds on Verstappen already.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Verstappen has no pace at all really.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Verstappen can't even get close to Schumacher with that damage.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

pokerman wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:38 pm
I repeat again the Mercedes strategy team are so bad made to luck good by often having the best car.
How can you blame the strategy team? They aren't allowed to tell Hamilton to box... Hamilton decided to stay out
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

yodasarmpit wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:35 pm
Surely Mercedes have messed up not going in slicks
Can't instruct on formation lap.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Rosberg reckons there's still half a second of damage on the Red Bull. That car is a lot quicker than half a second faster than most cars left though. Bottas, Perez, Leclerc, Norris all out too the pace advantage over Williams and Alfa Romeo is much greater than half a second. Wonder if they'll all...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Realistically Max should still finish second if he's fit to restart and they've had time to repair the car. q 2nd hardest track on the calendar to overtake.... It would take a hell of a drive. Max will drive past everyone with ease in the rain, 2nd at least and if Hamilton makes a mistake then the ...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

IDFD wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:26 pm
Rosberg and Herbert agree that he should still finish second.

With that floor damage it would be incredible.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

You've got to laugh. Bottas his usual wet weather self. This isn't going to improve relations between Mercedes and Red Bull. Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas. They will take into the track condition, are we not entertained though wet race grid starts, this is...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Realistically Max should still finish second if he's fit to restart and they've had time to repair the car. 2nd hardest track on the calendar to overtake.... It would take a hell of a drive. Max will drive past everyone with ease in the rain, 2nd at least and if Hamilton makes a mistake then the wi...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Surprised you aren't screaming for a Stroll race ban Mikey? I'm not saying Bottas should be banned? I'm saying past precedent means a ban could be on the cards. The only thing that Bottas did that has been previously a bannable offence is taking out a championship contender. That's what Grosjean wa...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

IDFD wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:19 pm
Realistically Max should still finish second if he's fit to restart and they've had time to repair the car.
2nd hardest track on the calendar to overtake.... It would take a hell of a drive.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

They're definitely making sure they give the team's long enough to repair their cars lol.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Asphalt_World wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:17 pm
mikeyg123 wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:16 pm
Asphalt_World wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:16 pm
Silly mistake, but no race ban for me. Otherwise, Stroll needs one too. That's just not being noted as he didn't cause Max or Lewis to have an issue.
Taking out championship contenders was a key factor in the last time a driver received a ban.
But shouldn't be whatsoever.
But was
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

You've got to laugh. Bottas his usual wet weather self. This isn't going to improve relations between Mercedes and Red Bull. Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas. They will take into the track condition, are we not entertained though wet race grid starts, this is...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Asphalt_World wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:16 pm
Silly mistake, but no race ban for me. Otherwise, Stroll needs one too. That's just not being noted as he didn't cause Max or Lewis to have an issue.
Taking out championship contenders was a key factor in the last time a driver received a ban.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

IDFD wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:13 pm
F1Tyrant wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:12 pm
mikeyg123 wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:10 pm
Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas.
Probably, could Russell be put in the car again?
Probably a race ban? You lot have lost it. I'll happily bet whatever with anyone it's not a race ban. Ludicrous. Get your heads together.
It won't be a race ban.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

You've got to laugh. Bottas his usual wet weather self. This isn't going to improve relations between Mercedes and Red Bull. Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas. It's never a race ban, Bloody hell you lot are lusting for blood aren't you. Grosjean 2012. Got a ba...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

You've got to laugh. Bottas his usual wet weather self. This isn't going to improve relations between Mercedes and Red Bull. Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas. It's never a race ban, Bloody hell you lot are lusting for blood aren't you. Grosjean 2012. Got a ba...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

F1Tyrant wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:12 pm
mikeyg123 wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:10 pm
Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas.
Probably, could Russell be put in the car again?

No reason why not
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

You've got to laugh.

Bottas his usual wet weather self. This isn't going to improve relations between Mercedes and Red Bull.

Given past precedents (Grosjean Spa 2012) that could be a ban for Bottas.
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

As a Lewis fan, this may be the first time I’ve ever not wanted a wet race. Which suggests to me that some of us don't feel he's the best driver in the wet. However, I still back Hamilton. I'd love to see Verstappen put it in the barriers trying to catch Hamilton in the wet. However, what I want to...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Red Bull have put a new PU in Verstappen's car but it won't result in a penalty. Interesting - did they find something yesterday on the Silverstone engine that they didn't like the look of? A worry nonetheless as that new engine has to survive 12 more grand prix. A penalty is inevitable later but a...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 3704

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Race Thread

Red Bull have put a new PU in Verstappen's car but it won't result in a penalty. Interesting - did they find something yesterday on the Silverstone engine that they didn't like the look of? Statement from Honda: A statement from Honda said: “During post-qualifying checks we noticed something on Max...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Ricciardo done?
Replies: 100
Views: 4128

Re: Is Ricciardo done?

Fate can be a funny thing. If Max Verstappen had never laced up a pair of driving boots, then Daniel Ricciardo might still be at Red Bull, widely regarded as an absolute top tier talent that has just never quite had the equipment capable of beating Hamilton and Mercedes. When a driver is struggling...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Ricciardo done?
Replies: 100
Views: 4128

Re: Is Ricciardo done?

Are you not forgetting this year, Max and Perez? They haven't spent a year in a championship contending car yet. You think this years Red Bull will ever be described as not being a championship contending car? I'm sure it will but it hasn't been yet. You're early definition was a driver leading the...
by mikeyg123
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Ricciardo done?
Replies: 100
Views: 4128

Re: Is Ricciardo done?

Well presently it's 10 races and counting for Ricciardo, in respect to Kubica I was being pressured by another forumer to come up with a name and I instantly thought of Kubica but I also put in the caveat that he might have ended up in such a car if his career had not been cut short, he only had 4 ...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

You seem to be arguing exactly that. Do you or do you not think that Verstappen couldnhave passed on that out lap if he chose to? Not what people would call safely due to Hamilton's car positioning (I don't think Hamilton did anything wrong). Verstappen would have had to risk contact to pass and ev...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

. Excellent video, showing Verstappen had plenty of opportunity/space to overtake. Nothing stopping him, other than his own choices. . When in that video could Verstappen have overtaken? So what are you actually saying, the WDC championship leader is unable to overtake at that sort of speed? If so ...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

The move in question......... 1421507237240090627 . Excellent video, showing Verstappen had plenty of opportunity/space to overtake. Nothing stopping him, other than his own choices. . When in that video could Verstappen have overtaken? So what are you actually saying, the WDC championship leader i...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Ricciardo done?
Replies: 100
Views: 4128

Re: Is Ricciardo done?

Fate can be a funny thing. If Max Verstappen had never laced up a pair of driving boots, then Daniel Ricciardo might still be at Red Bull, widely regarded as an absolute top tier talent that has just never quite had the equipment capable of beating Hamilton and Mercedes. When a driver is struggling...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Greenman wrote:
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:55 pm
UnlikeUday wrote:
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:32 pm
The move in question.........
.

Excellent video, showing Verstappen had plenty of opportunity/space to overtake.

Nothing stopping him, other than his own choices.

.
When in that video could Verstappen have overtaken?
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Yea because it’s impossible to overtake a car going half speed… It is when that car is going fast enough where passes can be made. Yep. It's totally legal but spoils it for me and I guess others. Time they introduced a minimum speed limit for qualifying. There was a minimum speed Yes, but that stil...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton getting boos from the crowd after hungarian gp pole.
Replies: 34
Views: 1486

Re: Hamilton getting boos from the crowd after hungarian gp pole.

I really don't like booing in F1. Vettel got booed on every podium in 2013 and it really grated on me. If Hamilton is getting booed here Belgium and Netherlands (if we go) are going to be unpleasant. Really not a fan personally. None of these guys deserve boo's. Let alone a great champion like Hamil...
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

IDFD wrote:
Sat Jul 31, 2021 2:11 pm
Schumacher forever#1 wrote:
Sat Jul 31, 2021 2:08 pm
Hamilton reaching new lows today
Haha. Lower than going to the stewards pleading with them to ban someone got a race incident?

Perez pays the price for Red Bulls immaturity.
You've misspelled "Mercedes"
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Key for Verstappen to get himself ahead of Bottas. Merc look commanding.
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

F1Tyrant wrote:
Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:51 pm
1-0 to Hamilton on strategy you would think...
I think Red Bull have the best strategy for obtaining track position in the slower car. If the race was a time trial then Merc definitely have the better strategy.

It's very hard to overtake here though. Track position is key.
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

F1Tyrant wrote:
Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:35 pm
Alonso is special round here. So weird how many legendary drivers love this track: Schumacher, Alonso, Hamilton.
You've forgotten the absolute master for the Hungaroring.... Damon Hill.
by mikeyg123
Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 8941

Re: 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Partly delayed updates. But Checo isn't an absolute top driver - and it's showing now that maybe Albon and Gasly are every bit as good as Checo. I can't buy that. I think the car takes a particularly adaptable driver to master. Checo has had to adapt a lot over the years. I realise the RB has more ...