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by DOLOMITE
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 725
Views: 59877

Re: Silly Season 2021

https://www.express.co.uk/sport/f1-autosport/1384910/Lewis-Hamilton-contract-Mercedes-F1-news-Eddie-Jordan?fbclid=IwAR3i06pSj-BiiTFcFl9akw7OnOt0O3K0_lmTCU4FwpI8QqrziO3csekPUiY Clearly there is more going on than a salary disagreement. Everyone is just to scared to say whatever it is. Every day that...
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Hamda Al Qubaisi won race 8 in the UAE F4 series round 2 at Yas Marina from 4th on the grid. Russian Kiril Smal came 2nd. She now has 1 win & 3 more podiums from the 8 races so far. The next round is back at Dubai Autodrome next weekend where the Asian F3 series will hold its first races of 2021. S...
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

I'm cynical Dolo Many other international talent competitions in other fields pressurise competitors to sign management contracts which not only bind them to pay a percentage of future income but also give 'control' of career path, sometimes for many years. The winners of these competitions somehow...
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Pictures
Replies: 1624
Views: 680533

Re: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Pictures

UnlikeUday wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:51 am
Who would You date?

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Ow, that's terrifying. Gasly has the cheekbones though eh. Had to work out who Kimi was..
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Pictures
Replies: 1624
Views: 680533

Re: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Pictures

UnlikeUday wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:51 am
Who would You date?

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Source - Imgur

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Ow, that's terrifying. Gasly has the cheekbones though eh. Had to work out who Kimi was..
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

:smug: why The FIA and Ferrari need to be more transparent regarding the #GirlsOnTrack initiative. The competitors were required to sign a non disclosure agreement before joining the competion. They have not published any timing information regarding the on track performance of the competitors. The ...
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Angélina Favario confirmed for French F4
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

werg..
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

and the winner is...... Dutch/Belgian/Spanish? 16 year old Maya Weug. My only question at this stage is how on earth do you pronounce that surname?
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

15 year old French karter Lola Lovinfosse to race in Spanish F4 in '21.
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)
Replies: 259
Views: 3670

Re: Hamilton vs Schumacher and their contemporaries (split from Official Hamilton Thread)

I do think people are over using Russells race to undermine Hamiltons position. Russell had an absolute belter, make no mistake, BUT it was one race. Bottas has on occasion beaten Hamilton over a race. To suggest that Russell is a potential Hamilton replacement we would need to know that he could do...
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Sophia Floersch & Beitske Visser have been confirmed by sponsor's Richard Mille, along with Tatiana Calderon, as drivers in the all female team for Signatech's LMP2 full season entry in the WEC in 2021. There's actually a second all-female line up, but in LMGTE Am. Iron Lynx team have the 85 car wi...
by DOLOMITE
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Sophia Floersch & Beitske Visser have been confirmed by sponsor's Richard Mille, along with Tatiana Calderon, as drivers in the all female team for Signatech's LMP2 full season entry in the WEC in 2021. Meanhile Calderon will again drive in Super Formula, Floersch in FIA F3 and Visser in W Series. ...
by DOLOMITE
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Katherine Legge and Christina Nielsen will join Earl Bamber and Rob Ferriol in the No. 88 Team Hardpoint EBM Porsche 911 GT3 R for the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
by DOLOMITE
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

I was pleased to hear about de Silvestro, I always liked her and after Danica she is probably the most competitive female driver off the last few years.
by DOLOMITE
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Pictures
Replies: 1624
Views: 680533

Re: Rare, Funny & Interesting F1 Pictures

UnlikeUday wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:35 am
A sweet AM concept livery I found:

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Really nice. Shame they never end up looking this good once "commercial constraints" are factored in.
by DOLOMITE
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Calderon confirmed for Japans Super Formula with Drago Corse.
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates!
Replies: 49
Views: 3137

Re: 2021 Pre-season news / Car launch dates!

UnlikeUday wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:52 am
Alpine has revealed an unofficial livery:

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Rubbish. Looks like a backmarker F3 team.
by DOLOMITE
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

FIA Girls On Track final 4 (Julia Ayoub, Antonella Bassani, Doriane Pin, Maya Weug) are at Maranello this week to complete the process. Based on absolutely nothing I think it will be Pin. Not sure about this though: https://racer.com/2021/01/12/social-media-influencer-brewer-partnering-with-sbrs/ Ma...
by DOLOMITE
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who ruined Williams?
Replies: 38
Views: 2314

Re: Who ruined Williams?

So wen do you feel the decline actually started? They were 3rd in the WCC in '14-'15 which seems a long time ago now. Since winning in '97 they had been a bit up and down but were 2nd in '02 and '03. So in terms of a continuing decline I guess you have to go from '16 but their points haul has been o...
by DOLOMITE
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Abiteboul leaves renault.
Replies: 11
Views: 899

Re: Abiteboul leaves renault.

I don't think anyone saw this one coming tbh. I can't anywhere if any reasons have been suggested, anyone got any ideas?
by DOLOMITE
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Ira Sidorkova and Amna Al Qubaisi doing F3 Asia
by DOLOMITE
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who ruined Williams?
Replies: 38
Views: 2314

Re: Who ruined Williams?

I wouldn't single out an individual but I do wonder what people think the key events and decisions are that led to their downfall. Would be interesting to plot their WCC position against these events. Perhaps plot out by year their Engine, driver, line-up, Management, Aero Designer, and WCC position...
by DOLOMITE
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Suzuka 1990 vs Adelaide 1994
Replies: 76
Views: 2200

Re: Suzuka 1990 vs Adelaide 1994

The Senna incidents with Prost are quite well in the Race To Perfection programs. It's particularly interesting to hear the views of Ron Dennis on Suzuka (reasons understood but absolutely not unacceptable) and Ross Brawn on Adelaide (not OK but considering "we" had results taken away in the season...
by DOLOMITE
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 - Exciting lineup & intra-team battles!
Replies: 29
Views: 1428

Re: 2021 - Exciting lineup & intra-team battles!

There's some interesting battles ahead for sure. Mercedes - Bottas 3.0, 4.0, 4.1 - they're all the same. Meh. Red Bull , well Perez will annoy Verstappen on occasion and do a good job for the team, but it will still ultimately go to the golden boy. Then things get more interesting. Renault: Alonso s...
by DOLOMITE
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Suzuka 1990 vs Adelaide 1994
Replies: 76
Views: 2200

Re: Suzuka 1990 vs Adelaide 1994

The Senna incidents with Prost are quite well in the Race To Perfection programs. It's particularly interesting to hear the views of Ron Dennis on Suzuka (reasons understood but absolutely not unacceptable) and Ross Brawn on Adelaide (not OK but considering "we" had results taken away in the season...
by DOLOMITE
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

OK spent a couple of hours updating Page 1 in readiness for 2021. Not many confirmed signings outside of W Series, but if you do know of any, or have any suggestions for first post, please let me know.
by DOLOMITE
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Suzuka 1990 vs Adelaide 1994
Replies: 76
Views: 2200

Re: Suzuka 1990 vs Adelaide 1994

The Senna incidents with Prost are quite well in the Race To Perfection programs. It's particularly interesting to hear the views of Ron Dennis on Suzuka (reasons understood but absolutely not unacceptable) and Ross Brawn on Adelaide (not OK but considering "we" had results taken away in the season ...
by DOLOMITE
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Just saw the news on Sidorkova. It's a good step as she's done national F4 but has also dipped into Rally and tin-tops. She did Spanish F4 in 2019 along with other W series drivers Nerea Marti and Belen Garcia. Between them they pretty much filled the bottom of the table.
by DOLOMITE
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

She also made quite outspoken observation about W Series "“But I think it will showcase some female talent but I honestly don’t think that the best female talent is doing the W Series, you know you’ve got Tatiana (Calderón) and Sophia (Flörsch), people who have said ‘no we are not going to be segre...
by DOLOMITE
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

She also made quite outspoken observation about W Series "“But I think it will showcase some female talent but I honestly don’t think that the best female talent is doing the W Series, you know you’ve got Tatiana (Calderón) and Sophia (Flörsch), people who have said ‘no we are not going to be segreg...
by DOLOMITE
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

That story of Kimiainen is so disheartening. OK it's in the past but not that long ago. At least the team took a better position on it by the sounds of it. What a depressing experience though. In the meantime, Legge thinks there will be an explosion of female drivers in the next few years here . May...
by DOLOMITE
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Sir Lewis Hamilton thread
Replies: 4749
Views: 991427

Re: The Official Sir Lewis Hamilton thread

Johnson wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:53 am
Sir Lewis. Well earned. I hope the commentators don’t call him that though.
Is it though?
by DOLOMITE
Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343249

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Just watched the "Beyond Driven" Lella Lombardi documentary on Amazon Prime. I didn't learn a lot new but but their were contributions from Powell, Visser, Calderon, Piria, the Al Qubaisi sisters and Jorda. Some of the early footage was good to see. Calderon came across really warm, liked her a lot ...
by DOLOMITE
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Curious Case Of Jacques Villeneuve.
Replies: 40
Views: 2024

Re: The Curious Case Of Jacques Villeneuve.

DOLOMITE, your records are more complete than mine; which other drivers, aside from those who retired as WDC, never won after their last title? Villeneuve is the only one I can think of. Possibly Piquet? Even Mansell won again despite never having a full time F1 drive after 1992. Thank to the distr...
by DOLOMITE
Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident
Replies: 156
Views: 7741

Re: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident

I'll respect your right to have an opinion and express it, as long as you respect my right to ignore or disagree with it.
by DOLOMITE
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Most underrated driver 2000-2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2118

Re: Most underrated driver 2000-2020

I see the Montoya/Ralf comparisons a lot like the Kubica/Heidfeld comparison. People say A was overrated because he only narrowly beat B, when I'd argue B was underrated because he came very close to A. That's interesting. I rate Montoya pretty high so I certainly think that fact that Ralf was clos...
by DOLOMITE
Sun Dec 20, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2021
Replies: 725
Views: 59877

Re: Silly Season 2021

I'm looking at it as Hamilton has the seat, they just havent agreed terms. I don't know how much Russell's run will affect discussions, Toto has said its irrelevant. It's inconceivable that Hamilton would go somewhere else or take a sabbatical so just a question of terms. My guess is its more about ...
by DOLOMITE
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Most underrated driver 2000-2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2118

Re: Most underrated driver 2000-2020

I voted for Ralf -- not because I think he's the best on that list, but because I think he's frequently written off as a useless scrub, which was definitely not the case. Definitely. If people can avoid measuring him against his brother and instead look at what he managed to do alongside some prett...
by DOLOMITE
Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Most underrated driver 2000-2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2118

Re: Most underrated driver 2000-2020

Thanks for the responses. Some names I expected, some I didn't. There's a definite split of names who had a full career in F1 and didn't make the mark people felt they could have done, and drivers whose career's were too short and deserved more time. In that respect my votes go to Heidfeld in the fi...