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by jiminwatford
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 British Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 213
Views: 17755

Re: 2020 British Grand Prix Race Thread

That opening lap was the first time I have appreciated Crofty's 'gabba' style
by jiminwatford
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Now TV coverage in UK for 2020
Replies: 119
Views: 43939

Re: Now TV coverage in UK for 2020

We'll, surprisingly, I'm currently still able to watch Sky F1 via Now TV despite cancelling my subscription

I won't tell them if you don't ☺
by jiminwatford
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Now TV coverage in UK for 2020
Replies: 119
Views: 43939

Now TV coverage in UK for 2020

Did anyone use this last year? I bought the 9 month offer for £195 meaning just over £9 a race weekend Now the best option seems to be the monthly £34 so nearly £14 per weekend There's no contract so you can stop / start whenever you want But was the £195 option in place this time last year? If it a...
by jiminwatford
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Russian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 218
Views: 18649

Re: 2019 Russian Grand Prix Race Thread

Pictures and sound out of sync

Edit: just my broadband 😒
by jiminwatford
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 147
Views: 22256

Re: 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thr

They'll be some awesome photos of the cars driving through the dust
by jiminwatford
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 362
Views: 38897

Re: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Race Thread

So much for Martin speaking to three happy drivers lol
by jiminwatford
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 362
Views: 38897

Re: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Race Thread

A video from Chain Bear re the penalty & grid position

https://youtu.be/3Cj6WJBD_GE
by jiminwatford
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 65947

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

Jody Schecker describes Crofty as commentator for the blind
by jiminwatford
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71570

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

If Lewis doesn't overtake Seb I think there could be boos on the podium
by jiminwatford
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Nico Rosberg's Youtube Channel Discussion Thread
Replies: 66
Views: 18385

Re: Nico Rosberg's Youtube Channel is Not Bad

Yeh Nico's ok in small doses

I catch the odd video but haven't subscribed

He seems to have his head screwed on though
by jiminwatford
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Pleasant surprises from Australia
Replies: 32
Views: 9024

Re: Pleasant surprises from Australia

mikeyg123 wrote:
jiminwatford wrote: Well why not say that

Well done to Stroll. He's getting relatively little praise in the wider media
I assume because they recognise why he beat Perez.
Maybe.
by jiminwatford
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Pleasant surprises from Australia
Replies: 32
Views: 9024

Re: Pleasant surprises from Australia

I'm surprised Haas seem to be fourth. I didn't expect thàt in consequetive years McLaren are still mid-mid field. I expect them to be higher Racing point have poor testing and still score points. As a side point Stroll scored over Perez! Nobody's made anything out of thàt You've not read the thread...
by jiminwatford
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Pleasant surprises from Australia
Replies: 32
Views: 9024

Re: Pleasant surprises from Australia

What have we learnt after the Australian Grand Prix that wasn't expected and wasn't thought of in the off season? I'm surprised Haas seem to be fourth. I didn't expect thàt in consequetive years McLaren are still mid-mid field. I expect them to be higher Racing point have poor testing and still sco...
by jiminwatford
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Pleasant surprises from Australia
Replies: 32
Views: 9024

Re: Pleasant surprises from Australia

What have we learnt after the Australian Grand Prix that wasn't expected and wasn't thought of in the off season? I'm surprised Haas seem to be fourth. I didn't expect thàt in consequetive years McLaren are still mid-mid field. I expect them to be higher Racing point have poor testing and still sco...
by jiminwatford
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 is boring
Replies: 98
Views: 17360

Re: F1 is boring

I think the op's post could have been dialled in from 1995

Responding to him gives him credit
by jiminwatford
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Would making the teams start with full fuel ensure they push
Replies: 19
Views: 7046

Would making the teams start with full fuel ensure they push

This is something which keeps going around in my head and thought someone should discuss it In this video Scarbs and Pirelli Head of Motorsport are talking about tyres and how they would like drivers to push more rather than conserve the tyres and fuel for the race. Then at 6:28 Scarbs mentions a su...
by jiminwatford
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

Congrats to Katherine Legge
by jiminwatford
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rich Energy Haas F1 VF-19 Revealed!
Replies: 49
Views: 15058

Re: Rich Energy Haas F1 VF-19 Revealed!

Dark livery and a dark background.. meh. Looks like an improvement on last year though. Dark background to help conceal the car's aerodynamic bits! Nope. This is last year’s car, so they’re not trying to hide anything. I thought the rendered car was this year's and the one at the unveiling was last...
by jiminwatford
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rich Energy Haas F1 VF-19 Revealed!
Replies: 49
Views: 15058

Re: Rich Energy Haas F1 VF-19 Revealed!

Dark livery and a dark background.. meh. Looks like an improvement on last year though. Dark background to help conceal the car's aerodynamic bits! Nope. This is last year’s car, so they’re not trying to hide anything. I thought the rendered car was this year's and the one at the unveiling was last...
by jiminwatford
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 Livery Histories
Replies: 69
Views: 47365

Re: F1 Livery Histories

I didn't know Lella Lombardi drove for March

Pretty cool
by jiminwatford
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

They bottled it?

Surely that relates to not doing something out of nervousness or lack of courage. I.e. losing one's 'bottle'?
by jiminwatford
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quiz question? F1
Replies: 68
Views: 14247

Re: Quiz question? F1

I don't really understand the question but I'm sure it'll make sense when someone puts the answer up
by jiminwatford
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

Was the race live on YouTube?

I could only see the watchalong
by jiminwatford
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

No Jaguar I-Pace race this weekend

It's back for Mexico
by jiminwatford
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quiz question? F1
Replies: 68
Views: 14247

Re: Quiz question? F1

cmberry20 wrote:More of a riddle than a quiz question.....

What is taken to every F1 GP event, but is never ever used?
A starter's flag?
by jiminwatford
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

moby wrote:Can anyone help me out with how to get BBC red button online please?
I don't know about the red button but it's on the BBC sports website
by jiminwatford
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quiz question? F1
Replies: 68
Views: 14247

Re: Quiz question? F1

Fiki wrote:And who was set to beat their time but had to react to a spinning car?
Wow, Hill! That would have been something
by jiminwatford
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Podcast and YouTube Channel Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 33450

Re: Official Podcast and YouTube Channel Thread

These are motorsport YouTube channels i find entertaining and informative Official Formula E channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-DuRqsBQOEk_5o1q4Ze-Fg Autosport - mostly motorsport journalists discussing relavent topics https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxuksozHJD_f1w9nVa6UhAw BTCC - official ...
by jiminwatford
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 65947

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

Does anyone know if Channel 4 will do 2018 season review show?
by jiminwatford
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

Noob question, what is making the DSs so much quicker?
by jiminwatford
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

I Pace race pretty good
by jiminwatford
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]
Replies: 227
Views: 68409

Re: FORMULA E: Season 5 [Everything's new!]

Does anyone know if the Jaguar I Pace race will be shown?

Any idea what time?

Edit: i think the race starts at 9:50 GMT

Hopefully it's covered on the youtube page
by jiminwatford
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)
Replies: 1851
Views: 341465

Re: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)

UnlikeUday wrote:Just a livery concept shared online for Racing Point next year. If BWT remains their sponsor, I doubt BWT would allow any other colour apart from Pink.
This is how i imagine the Williams to look next year
by jiminwatford
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)
Replies: 1851
Views: 341465

Re: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)

Williams have a new sponsor (sorry it's so big) https://formularapida.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/DtKH-N8XoAA-k0u.jpg https://formularapida.net/williams-signs-new-deal-with-poland-based-pkn-orlen/ Polish oil company Yeah that would be Kubica's sponsor. This company is not a title sponsor so I wo...
by jiminwatford
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How many Grand Prix have you watched?
Replies: 16
Views: 3875

Re: How many Grand Prix have you watched?

I watched avidly from 1994

Mentally switched off 2002-ish to 2006

Watched avidly from 2007 until now
by jiminwatford
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)
Replies: 1851
Views: 341465

Re: Silly Season 2019 (Updated - RPFI confirms Stroll)

Williams have a new sponsor (sorry it's so big)

Image

https://formularapida.net/williams-sign ... pkn-orlen/

Polish oil company
by jiminwatford
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 820
Views: 319167

Re: Female Racing Drivers

A link to a video on the BBC news site

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/newsbeat- ... ew-chapter

Sophia Florsch leaves hospital
by jiminwatford
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Do you miss seeing the No.1 on a car?
Replies: 56
Views: 17941

Re: Do you miss seeing the No.1 on a car?

So is today the first time a #1 Mercedes has been on track during an official GP event ever? What about before 1956? Ah, bit of Googling, Fangio's Mercedes with No1, Silverstone 1954: http://f1.imgci.com/PICTURES/CMS/2300/2346.jpg From f1.imgci.com Dammit, didnt think #1 for the champion was a thin...