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by MistaVega23
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Forum verdict on the Hamilton/Verstappen collision
Replies: 463
Views: 15592

Re: Forum verdict on the Hamilton/Verstappen collision

Laz_T800 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:40 am
Max wanted to slam the door in Lewis's face, Lewis stuck his foot in the gap and the door banged back in Max's face. Moral of the story, make sure a foot isn't within range of the door when you slam it.
Best analogy I've read on this incident so far :thumbup:
by MistaVega23
Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 British Grand Prix FP & Qualy/Sprint Thread
Replies: 218
Views: 8435

Re: 2021 British Grand Prix FP & Qualy/Sprint Thread

yodasarmpit wrote:
Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:09 pm
Brilliant format, looking forward to the next couple and hopefully more of it next year.
Not sure if sarcasm or...?
by MistaVega23
Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2022 F1 car - officially leaked
Replies: 40
Views: 1194

Re: 2022 F1 car - officially leaked

Finally we can wave goodbye to the horrible step-noses.

Nice and clean-looking... I wonder what the dimensions are compared to the 2021 cars?
by MistaVega23
Thu Jul 08, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: RIP Carlos
Replies: 6
Views: 527

Re: RIP Carlos

Before my time so never watched him race, but aware of his achievements and how respected he was in F1 circles.

RIP.
by MistaVega23
Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2022
Replies: 177
Views: 10349

Re: Silly Season 2022

There's only so much even the greatest drivers can do in inferior machinery. See Senna in 94, Schumacher in 05 for a couple of examples. Do you mean 1993? Schumacher's 2005 season was wrecked by tyres; apparently the F2005 was on a par with the 2004 car, we just didn't have the chance to see it due...
by MistaVega23
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 220
Views: 9424

Re: 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Asphalt_World wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:06 pm
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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There was a similar one in Bahrain called 'Albon's Career' on the last corner :lol:
by MistaVega23
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 calendar
Replies: 58
Views: 5326

Re: 2021 calendar

Sounds like Singapore is going to be cancelled for the second year in a row. F1 assessing options for a replacement. Also saw a headline this morning that any F1 personnel going to Netherlands in September will need a vaccine. It's probable there may be double header at COTA to compensate for the c...
by MistaVega23
Wed May 12, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FIA and Mercedes
Replies: 62
Views: 2091

Re: FIA and Mercedes

Seems a legit point to me. Red Bull has been in flexiwing controversies before.

Personally I don't see any favouritism shown to Mercedes more than anyone else on the grid.
by MistaVega23
Mon May 10, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - 100 Poles Milestone Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 2982

Re: Lewis Hamilton - 100 Poles Milestone Thread

His pole lap at Silverstone 2007 was mega, although back then it was qualifying with race fuel so not exactly a 'level' playing field.

Singapore 2018 is my choice.
by MistaVega23
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2022 18" tyres tested.
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

Re: 2022 18" tyres tested.

Might be a stupid question but what will the performance difference be? I haven't looked into it yet...
by MistaVega23
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drive to Survive: Season 3
Replies: 54
Views: 4126

Re: Drive to Survive: Season 3

I'm 5 episodes in and feel it's definitely catered to non-F1 people. I enjoy the behind the scenes stuff but the on-track action is just laughable. The DAS in Austria clip is almost embarrassing! It's a shame they don't use the 10 episodes to focus each episode on each team and make them an hour long.
by MistaVega23
Tue Mar 16, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Feeling Old
Replies: 23
Views: 1190

Re: Feeling Old

I've had the same feelings with the Verstappens and Schumachers. The only downside with Mick joining the grid in '21 is that his father won't be in the garage to cheer him on. Watching their dads drive flat out for years and suddenly their offspring are lining up to create their own history... it ju...
by MistaVega23
Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Murray Walker dies aged 97.
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: Murray Walker dies aged 97.

It seems fitting that the first F1 race I watched with my dad was Monaco '92. The strange thing is, it wasn't the battle between Senna and Mansell that captivated me, it was Murray's commentary. His love for Damon was so obvious, but less annoying than the Hamilton love-fest we see from commentators...
by MistaVega23
Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rank the liveries for the 2021 Season
Replies: 16
Views: 1022

Re: Rank the liveries for the 2021 Season

1. Alpine - a beautiful shade of blue 2. Aston Martin - would be no.1 if they stuck to the yellow stripes and not added the pink 3. Alfa Romeo - a nice switch-up to last year's livery 4. Alphatauri - same as Alfa 5. McLaren - nice and simple, hasn't gone too overboard 6. Haas - I quite like the Russ...
by MistaVega23
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Murray Walker dies aged 97.
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: Murray Walker dies aged 97.

Feeling quite emotional right now. The voice of motorsport (not just F1, I loved his BTCC and motorcycle commentary as well) and the most addictive voice I've ever heard in sport. My first GP experience at Silverstone 2012 ended with the post-race party and Murray was brought on stage - I'll never f...
by MistaVega23
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Pre-season Test (Bahrain) Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 9434

Re: 2021 Pre-season Test (Bahrain) Thread

Off-topic (well, circuit-related), someone has highlighted the final corner of Sakhir on Google Maps as 'Albon's Career' :lol:

https://goo.gl/maps/cZ8oH6NgCDAUFPQe8
by MistaVega23
Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Pre-season Test (Bahrain) Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 9434

Re: 2021 Pre-season Test (Bahrain) Thread

It's so weird seeing MSC on the timing screens again.
by MistaVega23
Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams FW43B revealed!
Replies: 40
Views: 2304

Re: Williams FW43B revealed!

It looks like one of the default liveries on Codemasters' My Team feature.

Not a fan, TBH.
by MistaVega23
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Haas VF21 revealed!
Replies: 17
Views: 915

Re: Haas VF21 revealed!

Feels a bit 'backmarker' to me. Although it's nice and clean I must say.

The Russian influence is strong too.
by MistaVega23
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates (Updated)
Replies: 120
Views: 11796

Re: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates (Updated)

Just watched the live stream - good to have Jaguar back!
by MistaVega23
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates (Updated)
Replies: 120
Views: 11796

Re: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates (Updated)

UnlikeUday wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:23 am
Justfeel the Aston Martin car will be the best looking car on the grid! Real excited for the car launch.
I'm hoping this too, but can't help but feel we'll be let down, especially now they've stuck with BWT (how are they going to fit the pink into it??)
by MistaVega23
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alfa Romeo C41 revealed!
Replies: 10
Views: 906

Re: Alfa Romeo C41 revealed!

Best livery so far.
by MistaVega23
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: AlphaTauri AT02 revealed!
Replies: 12
Views: 884

Re: AlphaTauri AT02 revealed!

only thing that jumps out is the Honda logo, no effort to make that compliement the rest of the livery. Looks like a bit like "crap, we forgot Honda" "No worries, there's a gap down there,slap on on one those free stickers they gave out at the trade show, sorted" :lol: Whenever I see a white sidepo...
by MistaVega23
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: [Merged] F1 Saturday sprint race
Replies: 131
Views: 5389

Re: Sprint races to replace qualifying?

It seems to me that F1 is trying its hardest to get rid of its long-standing, die-hard fanbase and replace it with what looks like the tiktok-dancing, instagram-pouting generation.

DRS was the final gimmick I'd accepted. Now this?
by MistaVega23
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Off-season entertainment.
Replies: 2
Views: 592

Re: Off-season entertainment.

I subscribe to F1TV and have been loving watching classic races from the archive.

My only gripe with the app is that it doesn't allow you to cast to your TV so you're stuck with either your phone or tablet.
by MistaVega23
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Sir Lewis Hamilton thread
Replies: 4788
Views: 1070868

Re: The Official Sir Lewis Hamilton thread

Well-overdue IMO, considering they handed out the same honour to the likes of Andy Murray (who simply won a tournament) and some cyclists who won a gold medal at an Olympics.

I really wish the MSM would drop the 'tax exile' comments though. It's getting so tiresome now.
by MistaVega23
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 3rd in WCC will go to?
Replies: 24
Views: 2252

Re: 3rd in WCC will go to?

Mort Canard wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:07 am
Hopefully we can add Alpha Tauri and maybe Ferrari to the mix in midfield runners.
Wow. This is definitely something I didn't expect to read after the end of last season.

Maybe we'll get a Williams/Ferrari battle for 9th in the constructors in 2021? 8)
by MistaVega23
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How will Russell perform against Bottas?
Replies: 215
Views: 12871

Re: How will Russell perform against Bottas?

I'm hoping he doesn't overdrive this weekend just trying to prove himself in a top car. At the same time I'm hoping he doesn't hold back and simply relies on the car to get a podium! I'm going for the last option, although I hope George wins. This might happen, I can't help but feel that some of hi...
by MistaVega23
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How will Russell perform against Bottas?
Replies: 215
Views: 12871

Re: How will Russell perform against Bottas?

I'm hoping he doesn't overdrive this weekend just trying to prove himself in a top car.

At the same time I'm hoping he doesn't hold back and simply relies on the car to get a podium!

I'm going for the last option, although I hope George wins.
by MistaVega23
Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: BRREAKING NEWS. LEWIS HAMILTON OUT OF THE SAKHIR GP THIS WEEKEND.
Replies: 104
Views: 5957

Re: BRREAKING NEWS. LEWIS HAMILTON OUT OF THE SAKHIR GP THIS WEEKEND.

Whichever way you look at it, the pressure is well and truly on Bottas now. Defacto no.1 driver for this weekend and whoever comes in, he'd better have them covered.
by MistaVega23
Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: BRREAKING NEWS. LEWIS HAMILTON OUT OF THE SAKHIR GP THIS WEEKEND.
Replies: 104
Views: 5957

Re: BRREAKING NEWS. LEWIS HAMILTON OUT OF THE SAKHIR GP THIS WEEKEND.

Hulk please. To jump in the RP as he did this year and stick it in P3 at Silverstone surely proves that he'll be quick straight out of the box. Vandoorne and Gutierrez will take time to get up to speed, IMO.

Russell also deserves a shot though.
by MistaVega23
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Change One Retirement in a Historic Race
Replies: 68
Views: 3807

Re: Change One Retirement in a Historic Race

Damon Hill Silverstone 1993. Mansell gone, a new Brit to cheer on and he absolutely dominated until his Renault gave up. I know he went on to win in 1994 but his 1993 race was flawless, IMO. I've been watching the 1993 season recently on F1TV and have to say, without the unreliability, Damon could r...
by MistaVega23
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ben Edwards.
Replies: 16
Views: 1756

Re: Ben Edwards.

Well happy with this. I might even stop streaming and wait for the C4 highlights instead. Jacques and DC will be a top pairing IMO.
by MistaVega23
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ben Edwards.
Replies: 16
Views: 1756

Re: Ben Edwards.

Jack Nichols is my favorite motorsport commentator at the moment. I think he's superb but I want him to keep doing FE. Alex Jacques is also really good but I like him doing F2 and F3 so again I would miss him. Perhaps it's time to give this fella another try - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iEt9S...
by MistaVega23
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 WDC - When will it happen.
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

Re: 2020 WDC - When will it happen.

I can see Lewis wrapping it up at Imola. 104 points up for grabs and he's currently 77 ahead of Bottas.

He needs just 1 point more than Valtteri and it's all over.
by MistaVega23
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 77643

Re: Silly Season 2021

I said in another thread a couple of months back that Haas needed to get rid of both RG and KM and take in Hulk and Perez - I'd prefer Mick to go to Alfa alongside Kimi.

Where that leaves Ilott, however...
by MistaVega23
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda to quit F1 after 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 9144

Re: Honda to quit F1 after 2021

I know people will hate me saying it but... electric for 2026 onwards? Large manufacturers seem to have little appetite for these highly expensive and largely irrelevant power units. In the more immediate future though, surely it’s back to Renault for 2022. Electric will kill F1, it just doesn't ha...
by MistaVega23
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Stefano Domenicali replaces Chase Carey as F1 CEO
Replies: 33
Views: 2019

Re: Stefano Domenicali replaces Chase Carey as F1 CEO

So 3 ex-Ferrari employees are now at in the top 3 positions in motorsport. Hmmm....

That said, Todt is expected to step down in 2021, so maybe there is hope for us yet.
by MistaVega23
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: I really miss screaming V10s
Replies: 22
Views: 1658

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: 3269

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.