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by pc27b
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future
Replies: 41
Views: 10679

Re: Ferrari to evaluate F1 future

i don't have enough fingers and toes to count how many times ferrari, and other teams, have threatened to leave. nothing i can do about it, so i don't worry about it
by pc27b
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: vettel turns down 1 year deal ?
Replies: 43
Views: 12359

Re: vettel turns down 1 year deal ?

i wasn't giving wolf all the credit. i just think hammy would be comfortable with him at this point. more likely both of them go red, than just hammy
by pc27b
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mclaren furloughing staff.
Replies: 35
Views: 9049

Re: Mclaren furloughing staff.

this is an unbelievable mess worldwide.
wait until a year from now, when every tax known to man in the states, along with every "fee" goes through the roof to pay for this
by pc27b
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: vettel turns down 1 year deal ?
Replies: 43
Views: 12359

vettel turns down 1 year deal ?

plenty of articles out there claiming vettel turned down the one year deal and mclaren is interested in him.


i think ferrari ought to do everything they can to bring hamilton and wolf over. no matter the cost
by pc27b
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Come on Bernie
Replies: 2
Views: 4858

Re: Come on Bernie

not sure why bernie is running his mouth so much recently ?
by pc27b
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is this the end for some F1 teams?
Replies: 37
Views: 11790

Re: Is this the end for some F1 teams?

some f1 teams could fold up this year, same as other big or small businesses around the world will.

yes it is time to restructure how f1 works. team payouts, weekend schedule etc
by pc27b
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

"" but my point of view is that stupidity is dispatched equally around the word, just like other human qualities. The way they are expressed being a matter of culture and history, the "foreign" stupidity may appear more laughable, thick, violent, etc. than our "national" stupity, just because it's n...
by pc27b
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

videos like that, I'm not sure how many are really happening because someone is a nut job, compared to how many do videos like that just to get views on the internet?
by pc27b
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

there are too many conspiracy theories for me to bother wasting time on right now. heck, some are claiming 5g causes coronavirus ?? having said that, there isn't much i would put past governments and greedy corporations doing to retain/get more power, or get more money. i think the time to deal with...
by pc27b
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How to organise the F1 Calendar for condensed 2020 Season?
Replies: 11
Views: 7655

Re: How to organise the F1 Calendar for condensed 2020 Seaso

i agree, sports are finished for 2020 as far as attending. yes, f1, nfl, premier league etc all keep talking about resuming because they are businesses and hope to get the tv money even if lockdowns end, i imagine governments would ban 70,000 people from showing up at a college football game (not th...
by pc27b
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone in reverse.
Replies: 20
Views: 8135

Re: Silverstone in reverse.

it would be interesting.
really think they will have trouble getting 8 races in though. even going the correct way around
by pc27b
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/project ... d=69871860

looks like several f1 teams have taken cpap (sleep aid) machines and modified them to be used as ventilators. going to build thousands of them.
by pc27b
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

imagine getting that call from your employer. lmao i can't print the responses he would get, before i hung up
by pc27b
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How to organise the F1 Calendar for condensed 2020 Season?
Replies: 11
Views: 7655

Re: How to organise the F1 Calendar for condensed 2020 Seaso

""What do you think the F1 season should/could look like if it’s able to get underway?""

empty or near empty stands. i think they will be lucky to get the 8 races they need to call it a season. will tracks hold races without fans/money coming in ?
by pc27b
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Stick the drivers in simulators and televise a virtual race!
Replies: 119
Views: 29208

Re: Stick the drivers in simulators and televise a virtual r

i am not a video game person, at all. that's just me, so these iracing things hold no interest. doesn't mean there aren't people who can and will enjoy it. good for them, kills some time sitting at home
by pc27b
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

ie: the horse bolting analogy...lmao

i'm guessing everything happening in italy, will be occurring here in the states, just 3-4 weeks later

edit...i should add i laughed because i found that very funny and there is some truth there.
by pc27b
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

i sit here at 6:30 am a bit south of chicago, IL. wondering if today is the day they lock down the entire united states. way to many people are not paying any attention to this, and throwing a fit that they shut down restaurants and bars last night.
by pc27b
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How would people feel about over-the-winter seasons?
Replies: 12
Views: 9879

Re: How would people feel about over-the-winter seasons?

are you considering that all teams must build a new car under new regs for next season ? sports are just cancelled until further notice, everywhere. shorter seasons, if any season at all, for all of them
by pc27b
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Australian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 84
Views: 22497

Re: 2020 Australian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Th

""First of all i'm really surprised Ferrari & Alpha allowed Vettel & Raikkonen to leave the circuit until everything was official if that is indeed the case."" if it's true, all the teams can do, is fire them. seriously doubt if either one really cares if they get fired. within days the season is go...
by pc27b
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

some 10 hours ago, early morning in the chicago, il area, i read a mclaren employee is corona positive. not sure what liberty/fia is up too, but 10 hours away from news/internet and now nearly everything is getting cancelled, i'm wondering why the cancellation hasn't happened? let people know, so th...
by pc27b
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Australian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 84
Views: 22497

Re: 2020 Australian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Th

i would be shocked if it wasn't cancelled by end of day
by pc27b
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74256

Re: Coronavirus cancellations?

yep, a very modified season will occur shortly. in the usa, a nba player just tested positive....season suspended until further notice. NCAA basketball has just announced a drastic fan reduction at games i imagine major league baseball will too. lots of insurance companies going to be paying out boa...
by pc27b
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imola to replace Chinese GP?
Replies: 49
Views: 17142

Re: Imola to replace Chinese GP?

starting to look like there could be several races cancelled while this virus spreads across the world. heck, i see the olympics are carefully watching, and have not ruled out cancelling that
by pc27b
Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500
Replies: 23
Views: 6120

Re: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500

Interesting how Drivers are held to such a high standard in terms o how they comport themselves, yet here, one of the worlds largest entities is holding onto a grudge childishly because a driver expressed his discontent in the moment, while adrenaline was flowing and frustrations were the constant ...
by pc27b
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Haas VF20 Revealed (Livery only)
Replies: 11
Views: 6305

Re: Haas VF20 Revealed (Livery only)

fairly simple, nice. it still floors me you could slurp soup, off a modern day racing shop floor
by pc27b
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500
Replies: 23
Views: 6120

Re: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500

i don't feel the least bit sorry for him, make your bed, lie in it, and all that. fred not being at indy is not "a huge blow" for indy it'll get along just fine without him. he wants a ride at indy, he can buy one Not wishing to debate the worldwide pull of Indy in here, but it'd be a lot more view...
by pc27b
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500
Replies: 23
Views: 6120

Re: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500

i don't feel the least bit sorry for him, make your bed, lie in it, and all that. fred not being at indy is not "a huge blow" for indy it'll get along just fine without him. he wants a ride at indy, he can buy one Not wishing to debate the worldwide pull of Indy in here, but it'd be a lot more view...
by pc27b
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Miami GP...again...2021
Replies: 49
Views: 11721

Re: Miami GP...again...2021

Looks like this week could be a decisive one for this: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/51201068 Fingers crossed they kill it off. For me this proposal sums up everything that's wrong with a lot of the newer F1 venues: it's all style and image over substance. while i agree with that. i would st...
by pc27b
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Miami GP...again...2021
Replies: 49
Views: 11721

Re: Miami GP...again...2021

i wonder how much disruption the super bowl caused to the neighborhood last night ?
by pc27b
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500
Replies: 23
Views: 6120

Re: Honda veto Alonso at Andretti for the Indy 500

i don't feel the least bit sorry for him, make your bed, lie in it, and all that.

fred not being at indy is not "a huge blow" for indy it'll get along just fine without him. he wants a ride at indy, he can buy one
by pc27b
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alonso for 2021?
Replies: 36
Views: 5392

Re: Alonso for 2021?

ole' fred sure does like to keep his name in the headlines. seems he is a bit perplexed no top team is beating down his door to sign him.
honda kept the door closed on him for indy too
by pc27b
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bob Varsha fighting cancer
Replies: 12
Views: 3056

Re: Bob Varsha fighting cancer

marshall pruett, a friend and fellow motor racing journalist, started it. some treatments can drain even the very wealthy, especially experimental.
any left over and like you said, i imagine he donates it. just wishing him well. i think we all know treatment sucks, too put it lightly
by pc27b
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 TMW 2020 Predictions: Haas
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: PF1 TMW 2020 Predictions: Haas

i just hope haas has figured out what went wrong with the 19 car, and rectifies the problem.
by pc27b
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Max Verstappen signs new Red Bull contract to 2023
Replies: 24
Views: 3952

Re: Max Verstappen signs new Red Bull contract to 2023

first thing i thought was it signals a more long term interest in f1 for red bull and honda. wasn't that sure about either sticking around
by pc27b
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bob Varsha fighting cancer
Replies: 12
Views: 3056

Bob Varsha fighting cancer

american racing fans have long been familiar with his broadcasting. best of luck with this battle

https://racer.com/2020/01/06/veteran-ra ... ng-cancer/
by pc27b
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sir Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 52
Views: 5837

Re: Sir Lewis Hamilton

Alienturnedhuman wrote:
pc27b wrote:obviously i have heard about people being "knighted" other than the "sir" what does the title bring ? honestly curious, because i never thought about it before
It will mean he can move two rows forward and a slot to the side of his qualifying position.
:lol:
by pc27b
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sir Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 52
Views: 5837

Re: Sir Lewis Hamilton

obviously i have heard about people being "knighted" other than the "sir" what does the title bring ? honestly curious, because i never thought about it before
by pc27b
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Aeroscreen/ Halo combo development
Replies: 36
Views: 10668

Re: Aeroscreen/ Halo combo development

I think before we have it in F1 it should perhaps be trialled in F2 or F3 to see how it works in wet weather. red bull is involved in this aero screen for indy car, they did test it in wet conditions. i imagine f1 will be getting updates from indy car as next season goes along I may be wrong but I ...