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by SteveW
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:37 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?

I used to think Lace Stroll didn't deserve his seat in F1. Yes, he had won championships leading up to F1, but they were skewed in my opinion due to the teams being either the best around or teammate's not really allowed to challenge. I thought Williams were crazy to sign him when they did, despite...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:39 am
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?

I used to think Lace Stroll didn't deserve his seat in F1. Yes, he had won championships leading up to F1, but they were skewed in my opinion due to the teams being either the best around or teammate's not really allowed to challenge. I thought Williams were crazy to sign him when they did, despite...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:58 am
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?

I used to think Lace Stroll didn't deserve his seat in F1. Yes, he had won championships leading up to F1, but they were skewed in my opinion due to the teams being either the best around or teammate's not really allowed to challenge. I thought Williams were crazy to sign him when they did, despite ...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Mugello

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Verstappen
4. Sainz
5. Perez
6. Norris
7. Stroll
8. Albon
9. Ricciardo
10. Gasly
by SteveW
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams
Replies: 72
Views: 7688

Re: Williams

Yes, a very sad day for me too yesterday. Williams was the team that got me hooked on F1 in the mid 80s. I've supported them ever since. I may not have always agreed with Frank's way of running the team, especially the treatment of some drivers over the years - but I always stayed loyal to the team ...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

And here starts my annual decline and gradual drop down the order...... (completely forgot and only just realised that FP1 is on - for the first time this week I think I'm actually working when I'm supposed to be :lol: ) Monza 1. Hamilton 2. Bottas 3. Verstappen 4. Ricciardo 5. Stroll 6. Ocon 7. Per...
by SteveW
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Spa

1. Bottas
2. Hamilton
3. Verstappen
4. Perez
5. Leclerc
6. Stroll
7. Vettel
8. Sainz
9. Norris
10. Albon
by SteveW
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Fastest F1 driver of the past 40 years
Replies: 21
Views: 1771

Re: Fastest F1 driver of the past 40 years

I would say that the top four are plausible. The total absence of drivers on the list like Piquet, Mansell, Hakkinen, Coulthard, Berger, & D. Hill makes me wonder about the methodology. I don't know how you can rate Fisichella, Trulli, Kubica, & Kovalainen over the previous list of driving greats f...
by SteveW
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Williams
Replies: 72
Views: 7688

Re: Williams

I can't see it already mentioned anywhere in the thread, but Dorilton are managing the fund for "someone" called BCE limited.

https://www.motorsportweek.com/2020/08/ ... -what-now/

BCE - Bernard Charles Ecclestone?
by SteveW
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Spain

1. Bottas
2. Vertappen
3. Hamilton
4. Leclerc
5. Albon
6. Perez
7. Stroll
8. Norris
9. Sainz
10. Vettel
by SteveW
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

70th Anniversary Race - Silverstone 2

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Vertappen
4. Leclerc
5. Norris
6. Vettel
7. Sainz
8. Stroll
9. Albon
10. Ricciardo
by SteveW
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Race weekend format
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: Race weekend format

It'll be interesting to see what happens, given they have no recent data for the circuit too as it's not been used for years in F1 :) Alpha Tauri 1-2 after their day there recently? ;) I missed that they'd been there :blush: Stranger things have happened this year, that's for sure! (not particularl...
by SteveW
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Race weekend format
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: Race weekend format

It'll be interesting to see what happens, given they have no recent data for the circuit too as it's not been used for years in F1 :)
by SteveW
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

British GP - Silverstone 1 (02.08.2020)

1. Bottas
2. Hamilton
3. Verstappen
4. Albon
5. Stroll
6. Norris
7. Sainz
8. Leclerc
9. Vettel
10. Perez Replacement

Edited (prior to FP1) due to Perez not running
by SteveW
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Hungary

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Verstappen
4. Norris
5. Albon
6. Perez
7. Vettel
8. Leclerc
9. Sainz
10. Stroll
by SteveW
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Styrian GP

1. Bottas
2. Hamilton
3. Verstappen
4. Albon
5. Norris
6. Leclerc
7. Sainz
8. Vettel
9. Perez
10. Stroll
by SteveW
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 335
Views: 20048

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Austria

1. Bottas 3.0
2. Hamilton
3. Verstappen
4. Vettel
5. Leclerc
6. Albon
7. Sainz
8. Perez
9. Norris
10. Ricciardo

Same as my first post with the "al" removed from the country :lol: ;)
by SteveW
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: F1, Racism & BlackLivesMatter
Replies: 425
Views: 19889

Re: F1, Racism & BlackLivesMatter

I'm framing how police are allowing people to run amok and are to afraid to act because of the political consequences of having to get physical with black people, if that had been white people then they wouldn't have been as tame. We saw this when they got the riot police out to stop ex servicemen ...
by SteveW
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How F1 should ultimately be formatted
Replies: 51
Views: 2673

Re: How F1 should ultimately be formatted

I want to be able to know who has won when the chequered flag comes out, not have to wait for everything to be calculated based on the previous race and the qualifying times etc. I appreciate that it's likely to be on-screen already - but for me the person that crosses the line first should always b...
by SteveW
Mon May 18, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FEEDBACK THREAD
Replies: 3758
Views: 1140897

Re: FEEDBACK THREAD

Far worse for me today too, screen jumping about all over the place due to the ads. I'm trying to condition myself back to dial-up days, so i click something then wait 30 seconds before I click anything else at the moment, because if I don't, I end up clicking an ad I don't want to. :lol: Not sure I...
by SteveW
Thu May 14, 2020 2:48 pm
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?

Well that's another door closed then. I think it's going to be time to walk away, surely? Renault? I don't see it. They might want him I guess, but would he want to go there? No evidence they are are really on the rise? And if they are, surely Ocon will be their (French) focus? Seb could even face ...
by SteveW
Thu May 14, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FEEDBACK THREAD
Replies: 3758
Views: 1140897

Re: FEEDBACK THREAD

Thought it was just me with the login issue, but clearly not.

The ads are a tad annoying, but I guess you can't complain too much about them on a free forum?

Anyway, just in case you needed a count of people having login issues, you can add another one to the list :)
by SteveW
Tue May 12, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

No problem, and yes I noticed the massive drop off at the end of the year. I guess we all love Christmas too much! ;) That's because the final week of the year is only 1 day long (or 2 on a leap year) Oh yeah didn't even think of that too! 52 x 7 is 364 and we all know there are 365 days in a year ...
by SteveW
Tue May 12, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I'm sure you're aware, but just in case, this is when deaths are registered, not when they happen - hence the spike in January as those xmas deaths are registered in the new year once everyone is back at work. Yeah, hence my winky emoji :) My other half works in Life Assurance on death claims. Alwa...
by SteveW
Tue May 12, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I have seen a video flying around of the Italian parliament minister that was ranting that the deaths are not the true count and are used as scare tactics. That they are counting others deaths from people that had underlying problems and would die anyway, but the virus kind of sped it up, so attrib...
by SteveW
Tue May 12, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

Indeed, I think the only thing that these statistics definitely prove is that there can't be a conspiracy about faking of deaths.

Covid-19 is responsible directly or indirectly for a massive spike in the death rate this year. That cannot be disputed by any tin foil hat wearer, surely?
by SteveW
Tue May 12, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I have seen a video flying around of the Italian parliament minister that was ranting that the deaths are not the true count and are used as scare tactics. That they are counting others deaths from people that had underlying problems and would die anyway, but the virus kind of sped it up, so attrib...
by SteveW
Tue May 12, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

They had someone from the ONS on the news earlier (in the UK) and I was only half-listening as I was trying to do some work too, but I think the gist of what he said was that over the last five or six weeks, there have been over 50,000 more deaths recorded in the UK when compared to previous years. ...
by SteveW
Tue May 05, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future
Replies: 41
Views: 10351

Re: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future

Williams won in 1997, they've never had a massive budget have they? I wonder what Ferrari or McLaren's budget was in the same year. I'd wager it was higher than the Williams budget..... Yes, it is almost like saying you can buy an F1 team for £1; it did happen after all! (ok, veeeeeeeeery exaggerat...
by SteveW
Tue May 05, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future
Replies: 41
Views: 10351

Re: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future

Williams won in 1997, they've never had a massive budget have they?

I wonder what Ferrari or McLaren's budget was in the same year. I'd wager it was higher than the Williams budget.....
by SteveW
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future
Replies: 41
Views: 10351

Re: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future

Ferrari would be a huge loss for the sport, because Ferrari is the only team that has an actual fanbase. Look at Monza, the atmosphere when Leclerc won was insane. Those are not fans of one specific driver, they are Ferrari fans. Which other team can create that kind of emotion? Mercedes, Red Bull,...
by SteveW
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: RIP - Sir Stirling Moss
Replies: 18
Views: 5999

Re: RIP - Sir Stirling Moss

The man was a fantastic driver, undeniable, but the one word that I associated with Sir Sterling was class. From everything i've read & seen that had anything to do with the man, it seemed the guy was just simply a class act. Yeah, fully agree with that. A true gent. I read a report over the weeken...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

That's good to hear SteveW, that you are all ok. And yeah it is nice to talk to other people! I didn't realise just how much I look forward to speaking to people at work until now! Don't get me wrong, myself and my wife are both sat at opposite ends of the dining table working, and we're getting al...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

Seriously there is no basis for this. In order to affect a change in molecular structure the radiation has to have sufficent energy to break chemical bonds. 5G signals can do this, neither can they penetrate the skin to allow a virus to pass into the body. They are too weak. There is a more complet...
by SteveW
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I am unsure if I heard it correctly, as I was in a Teams meeting (whilst reading PF1, how professional of me :lol: ) and I had the radio on quietly in the background..... But I think I heard on the news that youtube have removed videos relating to 5G and coronavirus........ Just thought I'd mention ...
by SteveW
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

In other funny news, New Zealand's health minister himself broke the quarantine rules and took his family to the beach. He called himself an idiot and apologised, so much for leading by example! What is it with these so-called health experts? The Scottish Chief Medical Officer has had to resign aft...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I generally don't have much time left now that we have to work from home, it is so weird! On a slightly different note, how many of you working from home during all of this are finding that actually, you're working far more hours than you normally would in the office? I'm definitely doing that. And...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 72491

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I generally don't have much time left now that we have to work from home, it is so weird! On a slightly different note, how many of you working from home during all of this are finding that actually, you're working far more hours than you normally would in the office? I'm definitely doing that. And...
by SteveW
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Best overtaker
Replies: 40
Views: 10324

Re: Best overtaker

I'm another one that would put Mansell right up there with the best of the overtakers. I started watching F1 in 1985 and was stood in the crowd at Stowe when our Nige overtook Piquet in 1987. It's a moment I will never forget. He's another driver that could usually adapt his driving style to suit th...