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by Kevin McDonald
Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 German GP race thread
Replies: 462
Views: 46711

Re: 2014 German GP race thread

F1Oz wrote:Good race, but clearly DR superior to SV in Germany in ANY objective analysis


Yet, Seb finished ahead.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 German GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 41855

Re: 2014 German GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

pubpokerplayer wrote:
Kevin McDonald wrote:According to Brundle, it couldn't be a total brake failure.


You can see it isn't a total brake failure. The fronts locked.


One of the rears locked, too, so they might not've failed either. We can't possibly know for sure until Merc investigate.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 German GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 41855

Re: 2014 German GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

According to Brundle, it couldn't be a total brake failure.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 German GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 41855

Re: 2014 German GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Hope Lewis is okay, that looked like a big shunt.
by Kevin McDonald
Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:05 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Renault's F1 division up for sale?
Replies: 40
Views: 6382

Re: Renault's F1 division up for sale?

I think Red Bull's criticism is justified; if, for instance, you bought a product that was of good quality for four years and it suddenly decreased in quality for a year the company wouldn't be justified in arguing they should be given leeway because of the previous four years. It's a very similar s...
by Kevin McDonald
Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Austrian GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 280
Views: 37745

Re: 2014 Austrian GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

I don't think he means 'driving advice' per se. I don't think he's looking for tips on how to position the car for the apex, or how to combat lift-off oversteer. He's just looking for information on where he's losing speed, and where he might gain it: brake later here, carry more speed through ther...
by Kevin McDonald
Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Relax LH fans!
Replies: 49
Views: 6244

Re: Relax LH fans!

Hamilton fans were complaining earlier this season that Rosberg may win through use of the double-points race, but I wonder how they would react if roles were reversed.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Canadian GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 330
Views: 31141

Re: 2014 Canadian GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Rosberg beating Hamilton on his supposed best track. That's a blow.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Canadian GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 330
Views: 31141

Re: 2014 Canadian GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

zaar wrote:Ricciardo four tenths faster than Vettel again.


What's that? :twisted:
by Kevin McDonald
Wed May 28, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Are drive-throughs now the harshest penalty?
Replies: 15
Views: 2141

Re: Are drive-throughs now the harshest penalty?

Ev0lutionz wrote:Well, Hamilton in 2012 basically has served many 5 sec penalties thanks to the inefficient Mclaren pitcrew..


And McLaren suffered many grid drops and points deductions due to Hamilton's poor driving in 2011.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

Hamilton's sounding like a petulant child. You sounding like a whining child. Seriously guys you complaining about Hamilton sounds damn childish to. Everything he does brings a complaint grow the hell up. Explanation please? Claiming the team is sabotaging his race. Come on! He was asking a genuine...
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

pubpokerplayer wrote:
Kevin McDonald wrote:Hamilton's sounding like a petulant child.


You sounding like a whining child.

Seriously guys you complaining about Hamilton sounds damn childish to. Everything he does brings a complaint grow the hell up.


Explanation please? Claiming the team is sabotaging his race. Come on!
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

Hamilton's sounding like a petulant child.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton used wrong engine mode in Spain
Replies: 129
Views: 19313

Re: Hamilton used wrong engine mode in Spain

Brundle said he wrongly used a quicker engine mode. Lauda confirmed and said he apologised.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

Vergne in a net 5th place as Massa hasn't pitted.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

wolfie81 wrote:I must say it is so good to see his car problems occurring. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy!


Wishing car problems on a driver is pathetic to say the least.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

swordfish wrote:whats his fault in case car problems.. guys grow up..


Exactly. The fanboyism is strong in these ones.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun May 25, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 56157

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Race Thread

I guess the talk of RB favouring Vettel for the past 4 years can be put to bed now.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

So, he was only .06 and not the .2 he suggested?
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

wolfie81 wrote:
Seanie wrote:
wolfie81 wrote:haha Lewis implying he thinks it was intentional with his 'no response'.

Funny that, considering he's not seen it yet.


Does not take a genius to put 2+2 together.


That does not make any sense at all.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Lewis said he was up a couple of tenths on his last lap...he would most surely get the pole, considering also that in the latter part of the track he was pretty fast. Now what would be fair for the stewards is to give Ros a penalty just like it gave to MS in 2006! (just to counterbalance everything...
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Lauda said it was a mistake. Nothing will come of it.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

LKS1 wrote:And I still want to know why Nico wasn't given the best chance of winning quali - i.e. the later final lap?


Come on, you should know by now that facts in the favour of LH's teammate are brushed aside.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

pokerman wrote:He as down on sector one then parked it in sector 2, make of it what you wish


His mistake was made literally a few seconds after the end of the 1st sector and he was only 1 tenth down.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Shows the importance of getting a good first lap in Q3. Yes!!!
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Clarky wrote:I dont believe the Vettel problem is anywhere as big as Sky are making it.


I'd bet you'd think they were making little out of it if it was Ricciardo's issue.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

smoothcrim wrote:4/10 Vettel and he was on the track later.

Not good for Vettel.


Slightly later. Worth half a tenth - at most. Plus, he was only 0.04 off and lost time in the last sector; commentators suggested that was a mistake (went in too quickly) into the swimming pool section.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Clarky wrote:Hamilton pits when his lap would have possibly been fastest, was just 1/1000 of through sector 2


Because of Hamilton's traffic troubles in S3, we're unsure how he and Rosberg compare there.
by Kevin McDonald
Sat May 24, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread
Replies: 579
Views: 61473

Re: 2014 Monaco GP Practice and Qualifying Thread

Why does Ant Davidson constantly contradict himself? He said that Raikkonen's lap was frantic - and that was how a lap of Monaco should be driven. But, earlier when Vettel completed a frantic lap of his own (quicker than Ricciardo's 'smooth' lap) he said that wasn't the right style to use.
by Kevin McDonald
Wed May 14, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver of the Spanish GP?
Replies: 113
Views: 13532

Re: Driver of the Spanish GP?

I cant wait for a race where Hamilton is behind Nico by less than a second with better tyres and 8-10 laps to go. I think it will put all of this to bed. We may just see this in Monaco. But that wouldn't put anything to bed because you can not pass at Monaco Somebody better tell Adrian Sutil then.
by Kevin McDonald
Fri May 09, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Murray Walker: Force India the heroes so far!
Replies: 40
Views: 9052

Re: Murray Walker: Force India the heroes so far!

Not saying Merc isn't the better engine, just that a power advantage will barely exist by Barcelona if at all. So you believe Mercedes has built a 1 sec per lap better car than Red Bull? Naa.. It's not always a second a lap for both cars and Red Bull have their apparent best driver not getting to g...
by Kevin McDonald
Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Has the order changed for the top 4?
Replies: 151
Views: 21213

Re: Has the order changed for the top 4?

No way was Alonso's 2013 average, that is ridiculous. So basically you are basing a season on 2 mistakes in the early races. What about the other 17? Another comfortable runners up spot in the 2nd/3rd best car. I think the gloss has long gone from Kimi, Grosjean is an average driver in my eyes. Alo...
by Kevin McDonald
Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: how are teams able to get engine upgrades when locked down?
Replies: 14
Views: 5533

Re: how are teams able to get engine upgrades when locked do

It's all through software upgrades like improvements in engine maps. It's all completely legal. Thank God this isn't restricted and there is some hope that the season won't progress into a boring drone.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton Fuel Usage?
Replies: 59
Views: 9090

Re: Hamilton Fuel Usage?

Was Rosberg not faster than Hamilton in Bahrain? Since you were strictly talking about pace in your first post, Rosberg did match him - in fact, exceeded him. You sound so bitter. Even with better tires, which position did Rosberg finish again? As long as we're on it, you should bring up his pace a...
by Kevin McDonald
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton Fuel Usage?
Replies: 59
Views: 9090

Re: Hamilton Fuel Usage?

Because he doesn't have to push the car anywhere near 100% with a substandard teammate and no other cars at his machine's level of pace. If this "substandard" teammate can often match Hamilton, what does that make him? We must be watching two different versions of races then. Was Rosberg ...
by Kevin McDonald
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Could Alonso have raced Rosberg?
Replies: 40
Views: 5698

Re: Could Alonso have raced Rosberg?

Alonso is a tough defender. I remember him defending against Schumi in Imola during his Renault days. Would the old tyre scheme make him race harder? It's a pity the new tyre strategies actually make drivers race less hard. I can't fault them cos results are all that matters. But then, isn't F1 a r...
by Kevin McDonald
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - Chinese Grand Prix
Replies: 92
Views: 11582

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - Chinese Grand Prix

Easily Alonso. Incredible performance. That Ferrari has no business being on a podium. And the gap to Kimi will be an eye opener for many. Kimi was complaining of power issues at the start of the race. No doubt a great performance from Alonso but perhaps the gap to Kimi is smaller than shown here.
by Kevin McDonald
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton Fuel Usage?
Replies: 59
Views: 9090

Re: Hamilton Fuel Usage?

jrwb6e wrote:Because he doesn't have to push the car anywhere near 100% with a substandard teammate and no other cars at his machine's level of pace.


If this "substandard" teammate can often match Hamilton, what does that make him?
by Kevin McDonald
Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2014 Chinese Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 357
Views: 25125

Re: 2014 Chinese Grand Prix Race Thread

I think it is Hamilton's to lose but my concern is that due to problems yesterday all the setup changes he made to the car have not been tested in the dry. The race will be the first time. This car can be set up for full wet and still be fastest by second in dry. Seriously, they can just copy/paste...