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by MistaVega23
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: I really miss screaming V10s
Replies: 22
Views: 883

Re: I really miss screaming V10s

I never did have the chance to witness the V10s in the flesh, but my first time at Silverstone 2012 was an eye-opener. I'll never, ever forget waiting in traffic to get into the circuit and hearing the V8s in the distance once FP1 started. It was goosebumps for sure. I might be in the minority, but ...
by MistaVega23
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Reverse Grid Sprint Races back on the table?
Replies: 68
Views: 1742

Re: Reverse Grid Sprint Races back on the table?

Palmer's not a fan:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/54076469

F1 needs to wait and see what the 2021 cars can do. If the racing is closer, then reverse grids shouldn't be mentioned again. Ever.
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021 (merged)
Replies: 56
Views: 2423

Re: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021

Perez and Hulk to Haas - KMag and RoGro have had their day and time for some fresh impetus at Haas. And WHAT exactly has Hulk done better than either of them?!?? Hulk had his day as well and failed to impress MIGHTILY. He'd have the odd weekend whenre he'd qualify well and do exceedingly well in ra...
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 26988

Re: Silly Season 2021

So at the moment for 2021 we have (off the top of my head): Mercedes: Hamilton (unconfirmed) + Bottas Red Bull: Verstappen + ? Ferrari: Leclerc + Sainz McLaren: Ricciardo + Norris Alpine: Alonso + Ocon Aston Martin: Vettel + Stroll Alfa Romeo: ? + ? AlphaTauri: ? + ? Haas: ? + ? Williams: Russell +...
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who will finish higher in the WDC 2021, Stroll or Vettel?
Replies: 43
Views: 1308

Re: Who will finish higher in the WDC 2021, Stroll or Vettel?

'A tie decided on countback' :lol: This definitely WON'T have shades of Lewis v Fernando to it!

Gone for Vettel. No-brainer.
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 26988

Re: Silly Season 2021

So at the moment for 2021 we have (off the top of my head): Mercedes: Hamilton (unconfirmed) + Bottas Red Bull: Verstappen + ? Ferrari: Leclerc + Sainz McLaren: Ricciardo + Norris Alpine: Alonso + Ocon Aston Martin: Vettel + Stroll Alfa Romeo: ? + ? AlphaTauri: ? + ? Haas: ? + ? Williams: Russell + ...
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021 (merged)
Replies: 56
Views: 2423

Re: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021 (merged)

I'm pretty excited to see what Vettel can do in the Aston. The honeymoon period at Ferrari was over some time ago, and to be honest they dropped him at the right time. Sainz must be wondering what the hell he's signed up to. I can't help but wonder if the pressure to emulate Schumacher got to Seb. H...
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 26988

Re: Silly Season 2021

£50 says he stops at the Ferrari pit in Melbourne. I called it when Lewis joined Merc and lo and behold he parked it at McLaren in China :lol:
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021 (merged)
Replies: 56
Views: 2423

Re: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021

Perez and Hulk to Haas - KMag and RoGro have had their day and time for some fresh impetus at Haas. It'd be nice to see those two back together, and find out what the Haas cars are really capable of. We know Hulk and Perez can deliver in a decent midfield car; what about the Haas? I genuinely think...
by MistaVega23
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021 (merged)
Replies: 56
Views: 2423

Re: Its Official: Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin in 2021

Perez and Hulk to Haas - KMag and RoGro have had their day and time for some fresh impetus at Haas.
by MistaVega23
Fri May 29, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: iRacing Le Mans 24 Hours Race
Replies: 7
Views: 998

Re: iRacing Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Looking forward to this - I'm guessing YouTube will be doing a live stream?

I'd like to see who is partnered with who; my guess is Lando and Max will do well given their sim racing exploits.
by MistaVega23
Fri May 29, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is this the end for some F1 teams?
Replies: 37
Views: 11590

Re: Is this the end for some F1 teams?

The Rokit deal is also off, effective immediately.

I wonder what livery they'll run once the season gets underway now?
by MistaVega23
Fri May 15, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel: What do you think he should do next?
Replies: 52
Views: 5959

Re: Vettel: What do you think he should do next?

Sainz to Ferrari (Leclerc / Sainz) Ricciardo to McLaren (Ricciardo / Norris) Alonso to Renault (Alonso / Ocon) Bottas to Racing.AstonMartin (Bottas / Perez) Vettel to Mercedes (Hamilton / Vettel) Close to my prediction Sainz to Ferrari (LeClerc / Sainz) Ricciardo to Mclaren (Ricciardo / Norris) Gas...
by MistaVega23
Tue May 12, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sebastian Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of season
Replies: 189
Views: 17090

Re: Sebastian Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of season

Let's look at his options: Mercedes: Unless Hamilton leaves and Mercedes want a German driver, it's a no Renault: If Ricciardo moves to Ferrari, it's possible, but I doubt they'll build a good enough car in the next few years. More likely Renault will pull out of F1 IMO McLaren: If Sainz moves to Fe...
by MistaVega23
Wed May 06, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 26988

Re: Silly Season 2021

Also this:

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/alon ... c/4788938/

Can't see it being F1, as much as I'd like to see him back.
by MistaVega23
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drive To Survive season 2
Replies: 41
Views: 19232

Re: Drive To Survive season 2

About 3-4 episodes in at the moment, about to start Mercedes' German weekend :twisted:

Haas definitely seems like a toxic environment to work in, but they've only got themselves to blame by retaining KM and RG. They need some new blood in there for 2021 without a doubt.
by MistaVega23
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 2
Replies: 62
Views: 15349

Re: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 2

More interesting to me is Russell recording a 1:16.8 for 6th fastest, given Latifi's low '17 yesterday this year's Williams does appear to be much closer to the front It's about time Here's hoping 8) Whilst I'd like to see them edging nearer to the middle of the pack anyway, I'm more curious to see...
by MistaVega23
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 1
Replies: 115
Views: 24159

Re: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 1

Watching some of the day's footage, it's going to be difficult to identify some drivers from the head-on shots during race weekends. I thought their numbers were supposed to be clear for viewers on TV? The Alfas, AlphaTauris and Red Bulls I can't see their numbers at all... Both RBR and AT have it ...
by MistaVega23
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 1
Replies: 115
Views: 24159

Re: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 1

Watching some of the day's footage, it's going to be difficult to identify some drivers from the head-on shots during race weekends. I thought their numbers were supposed to be clear for viewers on TV?

The Alfas, AlphaTauris and Red Bulls I can't see their numbers at all...
by MistaVega23
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imola to replace Chinese GP?
Replies: 49
Views: 16908

Re: Imola to replace Chinese GP?

Would be lovely to see. Does it have the correct licence these days? From the article: Imola president Uberto Selvatico Estense insisted that the venue could be ready on time, and said that it is licensed for F1 cars. “It would be very difficult to arrange it, but the track is ready,” he told Motor...
by MistaVega23
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imola to replace Chinese GP?
Replies: 49
Views: 16908

Imola to replace Chinese GP?

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/imol ... a/4687179/

A bold move for sure, but I'd love to see Imola back on the calendar again. Even if it's a one-off.
by MistaVega23
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 636248

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Anybody else watched Parasite?

I have to say it's one of my favourite foreign films. The plot, acting and directing are superb, it literally leaves you on tenterhooks from the halfway point and you have no idea how it's going to end.

A deserved Oscar winner.
by MistaVega23
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racing Point RP20 livery revealed!
Replies: 32
Views: 10682

Re: Racing Point RP20 revealed!

Nice livery except for the silver at the back - why couldn't they stick with the white to match the front endplates?
by MistaVega23
Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams FW43 revealed (Pics updated)!
Replies: 22
Views: 6677

Re: Williams FW43 revealed!

Nicest livery on the grid so far IMO. Whether they'll start working their way back up the grid is another question entirely... EDIT: Now I've seen it on-track, it looks very much like an F2 livery, although I'm glad they've gone for the colourful look instead of the dull greys and blacks we've been ...
by MistaVega23
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Pre 2020 Season Car Launch Dates (Updated)!
Replies: 38
Views: 13156

Re: Pre 2020 Season Car Launch Dates (Updated)!

I wish Renault would ditch the black. Too much of it.
by MistaVega23
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Haas VF20 Revealed (Livery only)
Replies: 11
Views: 6233

Re: Haas VF20 Revealed (Livery only)

MUCH better than their previous liveries (including Rich Energy).

As mentioned above, I think Alphatauri will look roughly the same...
by MistaVega23
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 2020 Livery Predictions and Hopes
Replies: 6
Views: 1947

Re: F1 2020 Livery Predictions and Hopes

Hopes: Mercedes - Go for a McLaren '06-style chrome silver instead of their dull-grey look. I much preferred the pre-2019 red/blue numbers on the cars Ferrari - I liked their matte '19 paint job. A little more white would be nice Red Bull - An overhaul is needed, but like the matte job. Aston Martin...
by MistaVega23
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Leclerc extends Ferrari deal (2024)
Replies: 40
Views: 5208

Leclerc extends Ferrari deal (2024)

https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/lecl ... l/4616117/

Seems a no-brainer, although I wonder whether Vettel will get even a whiff of an extension offer....
by MistaVega23
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rank the 2019 Circuits
Replies: 40
Views: 5632

Re: Rank the 2019 Circuits

Tier 1:
Monza
Spa
Silverstone
Interlagos
Hockenheim
Red Bull Ring
Montreal

Tier 2:
Baku
Melbourne
Hungaroring
Suzuka
Mexico

Tier 3:
Barcelona
Paul Ricard
Austin
Sochi
Abu Dhabi

Tier 4:
Bahrain
Shanghai
Singapore
Monaco
by MistaVega23
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 636248

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Nice list Scouseknight, I may check some of these over the Xmas break. Fun fact; I was watching the awesome Michael Caine in "Harry Brown" the other day and I recognised not one, not two, but THREE Games Of Thrones actors there! If you haven't watched it, I thoroughly recommend it, it paints London...
by MistaVega23
Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Non Merc Hamilton or Non Hamilton Merc WDC?
Replies: 33
Views: 5606

Re: Non Merc Hamilton or Non Hamilton Merc WDC?

Hamilton in a Ferrari.
by MistaVega23
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie Review Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 636248

Re: The Movie Review Thread

Just seen the trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Seriously hyped! The story revolves around Egon's daughter and grandchildren being relocated to his old house in the countryside after being evicted. After finding all the old Ghostbusters equipment, strange things begin to happen. That's basically ...
by MistaVega23
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: Game advice please.
Replies: 4
Views: 6586

Re: Game advice please.

I've not played it myself, but Forza 7 has a pretty comprehensive list of cars, including Indy and WEC. Not sure about the circuits though.
by MistaVega23
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari '21 - Would you sign Hamilton
Replies: 109
Views: 13302

Re: Ferrari '21 - Would you sign Hamilton

pc27b wrote:i would guess it is pretty much a done deal already.
With whom - Merc or Ferrari?
by MistaVega23
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Now TV coverage in UK for 2020
Replies: 119
Views: 43895

Re: UK F1 coverage 2019 and onwards

Slightly off-topic but has anyone watched Amazon Prime's UK football coverage this week? I have to say I was very impressed. Some highlights for me: - 4K streaming - Ability to switch off commentary (I didn't think I'd like it as much as I did) - Split-screen stats - Viewing on multiple devices (thr...
by MistaVega23
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Lewis Hamilton thread
Replies: 4326
Views: 921519

Re: The Official Lewis Hamilton thread

Is there any chance the list is just made up to include the best candidates , regardless of race? I don't know much about them, but am curious when race percentages are brought into an equation. Do candidate percentages have to match population demographics? I don't think anyone is suggesting anyth...
by MistaVega23
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 talk down the pub
Replies: 8
Views: 2196

Re: F1 talk down the pub

I'm usually too drunk to remember most pub conversations but I've found that recently a lot more F1 fans are springing up at work (possibly due to my wearing F1-branded clothing around the office) and I'm sometimes chatting for 20+mins with people. One of our high-up management has just booked Monz...
by MistaVega23
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 talk down the pub
Replies: 8
Views: 2196

Re: F1 talk down the pub

I'm usually too drunk to remember most pub conversations but I've found that recently a lot more F1 fans are springing up at work (possibly due to my wearing F1-branded clothing around the office) and I'm sometimes chatting for 20+mins with people. One of our high-up management has just booked Monza...
by MistaVega23
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 440
Views: 30282

Re: 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Race Thread

Tough times to be a Vettel fan TBH, generally speaking. But hey, he wins races and most of the grid doesn't. Tough times to be a Brundle fan, generally speaking. But hey, he gets most the speaking gigs whereas most of the race journos don't. Someday I'll make a point on these threads and it will be...
by MistaVega23
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Which of Schumacher's remaining records will Lewis break?
Replies: 297
Views: 75020

Re: Which of Schumacher's remaining records will Lewis break

Consecutive years driving for a double championship team: 6 Pretty remarkable record in itself. Very impressive no matter how people word it. Years driving for a title capable wining team = 8 . Really impressive to win the title 6 times out of 8 times, losing out to a team mate Nico once and to Kim...