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by Altair
Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Italian GP and Ferrari Corona Virus
Replies: 55
Views: 21728

Re: Italian GP and Ferrari Corona Virus

The FIA Sporting Regulations state that the Championship will still count so long as 8 races are held. This means 14 can be cancelled and we will still have a championship winner. They also state that an event can only be cancelled if fewer than 12 cars are available. As only 4 teams are potentiall...
by Altair
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Italian GP and Ferrari Corona Virus
Replies: 55
Views: 21728

Re: Italian GP and Ferrari Corona Virus

If most of the season gets canceled at least Mercedes won't win the double this year.
by Altair
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racing Point RP20 livery revealed!
Replies: 32
Views: 10688

Re: Racing Point RP20 livery revealed!

I was going to skip this upcoming season, having taken a welcome hiatus following the French GP last season, but I do want to see if the pink Mercedes concept future Aston Martin have taken is enough to shake things up and close the gap between 4th and 3rd place teams.
by Altair
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 2
Replies: 62
Views: 15358

Re: F1 2020 Pre-season Barcelona Test 2

Multiple drivers spinning on 1st day of 2nd test. There were quite a few offs today as well. Apparently it was too cold for tyres. Also little surprised by lack of enthusiasm amongst F1 fans about this whole testing. This year I am seeing considerably less interaction even on social media. Last yea...
by Altair
Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Formula One PREDICTIONS Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 4695

Re: 2020 Formula One PREDICTIONS Thread

A repeat of 2019.

Mercedes 1st.

Redbull-Ferrari 2nd and 3rd.

The rest.

Williams last.

There I don't even need to watch it.
by Altair
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2020 (Kubica joins Alfa Romeo)!
Replies: 1025
Views: 174299

Re: Silly Season 2020 (Grid lineup now complete)!

3 Brits

3 Frenchmen

2 Canucks

2 Finns

1 Dutch

1 German

1 Mexican

1 Monégasque

1 Thai

1 Dane

1 Aussie

1 Italian

1 Russian

1 Spaniard

Long way of saying go Canada!
by Altair
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?
Replies: 463
Views: 84389

Re: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?

https://www.planetf1.com/news/unanimous-team-support-for-reverse-grids/ The F1 drivers may not like it but Ross Brawn says Liberty Media has “unanimous team support” to trial reverse grids at some 2020 grands prix. Looking at ways to spice up the show, Formula 1’s powers-that-be are considering runn...
by Altair
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?
Replies: 463
Views: 84389

Re: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?

Hello all! I hope everyone is well. While enjoying my time away from here and F1 until it gets more competitive, I have heard that the powers that be are considering reverse order grids. Considering that I suggested that in the very first post I made here, I consider this to be great news and I hope...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

For someone that isn't going to watch F1 again he sure comments a lot I'm still pretty annoyed that I almost spent money to be there yesterday. But once I'm done on this topic, I can guarantee you that you will not see a post from me until Australia next year. Well at least some good has come out o...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?
Replies: 463
Views: 84389

Re: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?

Can the mods close this thread?
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Edit :Never mind.
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

For someone that isn't going to watch F1 again he sure comments a lot I'm still pretty annoyed that I almost spent money to be there yesterday. But once I'm done on this topic, I can guarantee you that you will not see a post from me until Australia next year. See you in a couple weeks I've taken m...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

For someone that isn't going to watch F1 again he sure comments a lot I'm still pretty annoyed that I almost spent money to be there yesterday. But once I'm done on this topic, I can guarantee you that you will not see a post from me until Australia next year. Well at least some good has come out o...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

For someone that isn't going to watch F1 again he sure comments a lot I'm still pretty annoyed that I almost spent money to be there yesterday. But once I'm done on this topic, I can guarantee you that you will not see a post from me until Australia next year. I just don't understand your reasoning...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

FormulaFun wrote:For someone that isn't going to watch F1 again he sure comments a lot
I'm still pretty annoyed that I almost spent money to be there yesterday.

But once I'm done on this topic, I can guarantee you that you will not see a post from me until Australia next year.
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

I'll go further than this - this incident is very good for Formula 1. It made the front page of Reddit, the gif has immediately attracted interest and exposed the sport to people beyond its natural audience. It's exposed the drama and politics of Formula 1, which is one of the most interesting part...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Personally, my opinion is that both Vettel and Hamilton are dicks (but great wheelmen). I am not a fan of either. I have seen worse infractions blatantly ignored by the stewards. The sport either enforces every rule to the letter (no matter whom) or just let the racers race. Too many rules, too muc...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Personally, my opinion is that both Vettel and Hamilton are dicks (but great wheelmen). I am not a fan of either. I have seen worse infractions blatantly ignored by the stewards. The sport either enforces every rule to the letter (no matter whom) or just let the racers race. Too many rules, too muc...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Vettel's post-race actions were iconic and will become the stuff of legend. The fans loved it and only someone with the personality of a wet mop would start mouthing about "disrepute" I thought he just looked a bit of a tw@t.......and then he backed down. You'll be seeing footage of that number swa...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

So you're saying they should just do whatever is 'best for the sport' and ignore rules when they feel like it? because that would be a fair sport? And i'm not commenting on NFL but the 2-3 games i've seen they literally have penalty flags constantly. I think those in charge of making the rules shou...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Then add the altair rule, where if your season has been absolutely horrible, with no excitement avoid making decisions that result in the sport ending up with a black eye. Absolutely not. This is not WWE. Championship position should have no impact on stewards decisions. I watch the NHL, and the re...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

I may brake the internet as a Ferrari fan and Vettel sympathiser, but I think it is an almost fair decision. I say almost fair as I do think that it is harsh and if they had decided to let it slip as a racing incident it would be ok by pretty much everyone. Unfortunately Vettel made his own bed, he...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Then add the altair rule, where if your season has been absolutely horrible, with no excitement avoid making decisions that result in the sport ending up with a black eye. Absolutely not. This is not WWE. Championship position should have no impact on stewards decisions. I watch the NHL, and the re...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Then add the altair rule, where if your season has been absolutely horrible, with no excitement avoid making decisions that result in the sport ending up with a black eye. Absolutely not. This is not WWE. Championship position should have no impact on stewards decisions. I watch the NHL, and the re...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Then add the altair rule, where if your season has been absolutely horrible, with no excitement avoid making decisions that result in the sport ending up with a black eye. Absolutely not. This is not WWE. Championship position should have no impact on stewards decisions. I watch the NHL, and the re...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

So the new law would be something like a driver can rejoin the track in a irresponsible manner so long as he doesn't hit another car? More like if a driver is on a wet surface, or in this case grass, moving at a high rate of speed, some leniency is to be given as long as they don't crash their car ...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Hmm still nobody referencing verstappen Vs raikkonen for near identical situation which also landed penalty to verstappen. Funny that nobody cares about that. All I care about is a good, entertaining race. Fans, once again, did not get that. Whether that was vettels fault or the stewarts is up for ...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?
Replies: 463
Views: 84389

Re: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?

I think the stewards may be on to something. Let them race in the pit lane. Pretty radical idea I change my opinion. Get rid of the stewarts. http://www.classicdriver.com/sites/default/files/styles/article_full/public/article_images/rexfeatures_126079b.jpg?itok=_PeWq2gu Source: https://www.classicd...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Hmm still nobody referencing verstappen Vs raikkonen for near identical situation which also landed penalty to verstappen. Funny that nobody cares about that. All I care about is a good, entertaining race. Fans, once again, did not get that. Whether that was vettels fault or the stewarts is up for ...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?
Replies: 463
Views: 84389

Re: Anyone have any radical ideas to fix F1?

I think the stewards may be on to something. Let them race in the pit lane. Pretty radical idea I change my opinion. Get rid of the stewarts. http://www.classicdriver.com/sites/default/files/styles/article_full/public/article_images/rexfeatures_126079b.jpg?itok=_PeWq2gu Source: https://www.classicd...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Hmm still nobody referencing verstappen Vs raikkonen for near identical situation which also landed penalty to verstappen. Funny that nobody cares about that. All I care about is a good, entertaining race. Fans, once again, did not get that. Whether that was vettels fault or the stewarts is up for ...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Honestly, getting tired with all that moaning, complaining and lies from Vettel. The penalty was spot on, he makes a forced error, under pressure, goes out of track, and rejoins unsafely with the sole purpose to block Hamilton who was overtaking him and then blatantly lies there is no where to go. ...
by Altair
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

Can anyone find a single ex-driver who thinks the penalty was fair? Brundle, Chandhok, Andretti, Wurz, Webber, Mansell and others have all come out and said the penalty was BS. The only people who think the penalty was justified is are the blind stewards, Toto Wolff, and perhaps a few hardcore Lewi...
by Altair
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

That's not an accurate description of what he did. The problem is that he was hard on the throttle which caused the snap that he then had to correct while drifting wide. I also think he chanced that specifically because he didn't want to lose that position. had he been gentler coming back on the po...
by Altair
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

mikeyg123 wrote:
Don't make the mistake in the first place and stay on the track
So making that mistake at turn 3 is an automatic penalty?[/quote]Yup. Appearantly
by Altair
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

I see you ignored the pertinent question. Whether or not something is popular is irrelevant. The question is; was it an incorrect decision? Did Vettel actually rejoin the track safely or not? I think the bigger question is did Vettel do everything possible to rejoin the track safely. Sometimes, for...
by Altair
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

I see you ignored the pertinent question. Whether or not something is popular is irrelevant. The question is; was it an incorrect decision? Did Vettel actually rejoin the track safely or not? I think the bigger question is did Vettel do everything possible to rejoin the track safely. Sometimes, for...
by Altair
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

I see you ignored the pertinent question. Whether or not something is popular is irrelevant. The question is; was it an incorrect decision? Did Vettel actually rejoin the track safely or not? I think the bigger question is did Vettel do everything possible to rejoin the track safely. Sometimes, for...
by Altair
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 693
Views: 71478

Re: 2019 Canadian Grand Prix Race Thread

I see you ignored the pertinent question. Whether or not something is popular is irrelevant. The question is; was it an incorrect decision? Did Vettel actually rejoin the track safely or not? I think the bigger question is did Vettel do everything possible to rejoin the track safely. Sometimes, for...