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by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16053

Re: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread

The system you look for is not measuring actual speed, there is a kind of I hope it all evens itself out, last time out Stroll was only partially to blame for not being able to set a lap time, his second and last lap he had to abort because of a red flag. I'm kind of suspicious about motive when so...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16053

Re: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread

I always thought the bottom line here is to measure speed, the idea that Vettel can be considered about 3 tenths quicker than Stroll is clearly false. By counting the 2 sessions were Stroll did not set a time on both occasions you are basically defaulting Vettel to be 6 tenths quicker both times. I...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 French Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 7567

Re: 2021 French Grand Prix Race Thread

A combination of things- Bottas was 2.7 behind as he pitted, however.. 1) Verstappen was 0.8 quicker through the pit lane 2) Max had a strong in lap pace Verstappen was 3.0 behind as he pitted 1) Verstappen was 0.5 quicker through the pit lane 2) Verstappen in lap was only 0.1 quicker 3) Verstappen...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16053

Re: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread

I always thought the bottom line here is to measure speed, the idea that Vettel can be considered about 3 tenths quicker than Stroll is clearly false. By counting the 2 sessions were Stroll did not set a time on both occasions you are basically defaulting Vettel to be 6 tenths quicker both times. I...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 French Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 7567

Re: 2021 French Grand Prix Race Thread

Just had a thought.... If Verstappen could undercut Hamilton by 3 seconds why did Bottas fail to undercut Verstappen? Surely it should have been very possible? A combination of things- Bottas was 2.7 behind as he pitted, however.. 1) Verstappen was 0.8 quicker through the pit lane 2) Max had a stro...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Styrian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 637

Re: 2021 Styrian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

This one is the Styrian GP - Austria is the next one (just to avoid confusion). Already changed the title in my reply ;)
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

Still overwhelmingly Lewis Hamilton. Too much experience and too many tools in his arsenal. How anyone has been watching this season and think Max or Charles are the fastest because they qualify on pole with the fastest car on the day beats my imagination. No combination is quicker now than Lewis e...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 French Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 7567

Re: 2021 French Grand Prix Race Thread

Just had a thought.... If Verstappen could undercut Hamilton by 3 seconds why did Bottas fail to undercut Verstappen? Surely it should have been very possible? A combination of things- Bottas was 2.7 behind as he pitted, however.. 1) Verstappen was 0.8 quicker through the pit lane 2) Max had a stro...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16053

Re: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread

I always thought the bottom line here is to measure speed, the idea that Vettel can be considered about 3 tenths quicker than Stroll is clearly false. By counting the 2 sessions were Stroll did not set a time on both occasions you are basically defaulting Vettel to be 6 tenths quicker both times. I...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16053

Re: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread

I always thought the bottom line here is to measure speed, the idea that Vettel can be considered about 3 tenths quicker than Stroll is clearly false. By counting the 2 sessions were Stroll did not set a time on both occasions you are basically defaulting Vettel to be 6 tenths quicker both times. I...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

I stand by what I say. With this year's(2021) RedBull, LEC or HAM would have scored more poles than VER achieved. It is a much better car than what people wants us to believe. The thread says "fastest" or if you prefer, peaks in terms of speed. I would swap cars tomorrow morning if I was HAM. After...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 Forum teammate wars vote: France 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 416

Re: PF1 Forum teammate wars vote: France 2021

Verstappen. Hamilton. Norris. Gasly. Vettel. Alonso. Sainz. Giovinazzi. Russell. Schumacher. A lot of it pretty much reflects Sundays finishing order - and I really don't have much to add to that! Feels like rather a lazy return from me. Same - although looking at the results here Verstappen/Alonso...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Red Bull vs 2017 and 2018 Ferrari
Replies: 22
Views: 786

Re: 2021 Red Bull vs 2017 and 2018 Ferrari

I would rate it (so far) as 2018 > 2017 >= 2021 - it is the quality of the drivers and the pitwall/strategy team that is making the difference.

Also feel that while Binotto (unlike Arrivabene) gets flustered easily, Horner is a master at fairy cakes and gets under Wolff's skin.
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2021 P-F1 Qualifying Competition
Replies: 111
Views: 2707

Re: 2021 P-F1 Qualifying Competition

Feel bad that I missed the start of the season - starting 901 points behind the leader and 703 behind last place, my goal is to try and catch up with the backmarkers before the season is out :) Styria: 20. Mazepin 19. Schumacher 18. Latifi 17. Giovinazzi 16. Raikkonen 15. Russell 14. Stroll 13. Tsun...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2021 P-F1 Qualifying Competition
Replies: 111
Views: 2707

Re: 2021 P-F1 Qualifying Competition

P-F1 Games Master wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:18 pm
Scores updated. Congratulations to A.J. on a win, now I've got the numbers right!
Yes yes yes! That's what I am talking about! :nod: :D
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mercedes vs Red Bull - 2021
Replies: 376
Views: 20364

Re: Mercedes vs Red Bull - 2021

Another close race - this is great for the neutrals! While it seemed like the Merc was the faster race car, their poor strategy with Hamilton (and complete #2 treatment of Bottas) meant they came away with a 2-4 finish instead of the likely 1-3. Anyway, the result was close enough for me to split th...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: CarlPotter's Top Three Championship 2021
Replies: 194
Views: 5752

Re: CarlPotter's Top Three Championship 2021

Styria:

Verstappen
Hamilton
Bottas
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

Hypothetically, if Mercedes invented a teleporter that teleported 200kg of ballast onto their car when it entered the pitlane and 200kg off of the car when it left the pitlane - and there was no way to test the car for if it had had ballast teleported on and off - would this make the minimum weight...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2021 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 278
Views: 9132

Re: 2021 Pick 10 Competition

Styria:

1. Verstappen
2. Hamilton
3. Bottas
4. Perez
5. Norris
6. Leclerc
7. Ricciardo
8. Sainz
9. Vettel
10. Alonso
by A.J.
Sun Jun 20, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 165
Views: 5966

Re: 2021 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

What a great lap by Verstappen! Very even between the teams, so pretty reflective of the driver speeds the times of the top 4 - Verstappen ahead of Hamilton by a couple of tenths, followed by Bottas and Perez. I dont think so. I think its more down to max is the only oen that got happy with his bal...
by A.J.
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16053

Re: The Great Big 2021 A > B > C Thread

French GP update: STROLL / VETTEL Projected: 0.262% - 0.316% (Vettel) Current Result: 0.134% (Stroll) VET 0.638% (Portugal) VET 0.406% (Monaco) STR 0.134% (Spain) STR 0.339% (Imola) STR 0.863% (Bahrain) Speaking of unfair results, Vettel and Stroll haven't changed at all: two consecutive N/A result...
by A.J.
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

Hypothetically, if Mercedes invented a teleporter that teleported 200kg of ballast onto their car when it entered the pitlane and 200kg off of the car when it left the pitlane - and there was no way to test the car for if it had had ballast teleported on and off - would this make the minimum weight...
by A.J.
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

tootsie323 wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:15 pm
Greenman wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:13 pm
.

NO IT ISN'T !

This was sorted out a decade ago.

Stop being biased.

.
How am I being biased..?
Apparently disagreeing with him means you're biased.

Waiting for people to come on here with hypotheticals in terms of how he is correct if the earth were flat :uhoh:
by A.J.
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 165
Views: 5966

Re: 2021 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

What a great lap by Verstappen! Very even between the teams, so pretty reflective of the driver speeds the times of the top 4 - Verstappen ahead of Hamilton by a couple of tenths, followed by Bottas and Perez.
by A.J.
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

Hypothetically, if Mercedes invented a teleporter that teleported 200kg of ballast onto their car when it entered the pitlane and 200kg off of the car when it left the pitlane - and there was no way to test the car for if it had had ballast teleported on and off - would this make the minimum weight...
by A.J.
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

If the regulation/law cannot be tested for, then it quite simply a terrible regulation, and might as well not exist. Is that not the whole point of the new dots on the rear wings? To test the deflection in the real world rather than in isolation? Clearly it can be tested for, it just hadn't been in...
by A.J.
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

If the regulation/law cannot be tested for, then it quite simply a terrible regulation, and might as well not exist. Is that not the whole point of the new dots on the rear wings? To test the deflection in the real world rather than in isolation? Clearly it can be tested for, it just hadn't been in...
by A.J.
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 165
Views: 5966

Re: 2021 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

Surprised by how quick the Alpine's look (relatively speaking) - hopefully they can also be in the mix for the best of the rest fight.
by A.J.
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

. This presumably (?) means that the TV surveillance is to continue to check on compliance with the regulations ? So, new tests, but don't trust those teams that do pass . . What do you mean with the bold bit? I think he means "the Regulations are "the law", not the tests." Just a guess. Well, they...
by A.J.
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

You're a wonderful debater who makes excellent points. :lol: You edit your post massively later (without a note stating the edits) and make it seem like I didn't address your point. I did (and quoted your whole original post), there was just nothing in your post to debate against. No, I was typing ...
by A.J.
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2021 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 278
Views: 9132

Re: 2021 Pick 10 Competition

France:

1. Hamilton
2. Verstappen
3. Bottas
4. Perez
5. Leclerc
6. Norris
7. Sainz
8. Ricciardo
9. Vettel
10. Alonso
by A.J.
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2021 P-F1 Qualifying Competition
Replies: 111
Views: 2707

Re: 2021 P-F1 Qualifying Competition

France

20. Mazepin
19. Schumacher
18. Latifi
17. Giovinazzi
16. Raikkonen

15. Russell
14. Stroll
13. Tsunoda
12. Vettel
11. Gasly

10. Ocon
9. Alonso
8. Norris
7. Ricciardo
6. Sainz
5. Leclerc
4. Perez
3. Bottas
2. Verstappen
1. Hamilton
by A.J.
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: CarlPotter's Top Three Championship 2021
Replies: 194
Views: 5752

Re: CarlPotter's Top Three Championship 2021

France:

HAM
BOT
VER
by A.J.
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

F1 MERCENARY wrote:
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:50 pm
You're a wonderful debater who makes excellent points. :lol:
You edit your post massively later (without a note stating the edits) and make it seem like I didn't address your point. I did (and quoted your whole original post), there was just nothing in your post to debate against.
by A.J.
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

The fact that Leclerc is leading the votes over Hamilton on so many of these categories is preposterous to the point it speaks of fanboyism. As opposed to your post, which is full of objective facts and analysis? In no way is he superior to Hamilton and the closest thing to him currently is Verstap...
by A.J.
Tue Jun 15, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: When did the modern champions decline?
Replies: 34
Views: 1834

Re: When did the modern champions decline?

Raikkonen - I think he has definitely fallen away the last 2 seasons, especially this one at age 41. He turns 42 this year, Schumacher retired at 41 for reference. Arguably was never the same driver after leaving Mclaren. Schumacher - to me, he never appeared to decline in his Ferrari career. Altho...
by A.J.
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)
Replies: 196
Views: 7875

Re: Red Bull's Bendy Rear Wing (split from FIA and Mercedes)

- Rear wing twist will also be analyzed by FIA techs. . This presumably (?) means that the TV surveillance is to continue to check on compliance with the regulations ? So, new tests, but don't trust those teams that do pass . . What do you mean with the bold bit? I think he means "the Regulations a...
by A.J.
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

The fact that Leclerc is leading the votes over Hamilton on so many of these categories is preposterous to the point it speaks of fanboyism. As opposed to your post, which is full of objective facts and analysis? In no way is he superior to Hamilton and the closest thing to him currently is Verstap...
by A.J.
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?
Replies: 105
Views: 4308

Re: Who is the fastest driver in F1 right now?

One Lap: Leclerc Qualifying: Leclerc One Stint: Verstappen Race Distance: Verstappen Tough I'm torn 50/50 with race distance for Verstappen and Hamilton, and very closely over one stint. Very similar for me: One Lap: Verstappen (with honorable mention to Leclerc) Qualifying: Leclerc (Verstappen los...
by A.J.
Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Uncharacteristic errors from Hamilton and Verstappen
Replies: 134
Views: 7651

Re: Uncharacteristic errors from Hamilton and Verstappen

It's clear that this year's McLaren is a weird car to drive and I expect Verstappen would take some time to adjust and would also lose to Norris on merit. I wouldn't bet my house on it - I expect Verstappen to dispatch Norris with the same ease that Leclerc is dispatching Sainz with, which is proba...