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by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Perez will have DRS at the end of this lap...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

This is... incredible.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Perez is going to catch Alonso in 3 or 4 laps at this rate.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Perez faster in sector 3, and took .8 out of Alonso's lead in the first sector...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Unless it absolutely tips it down in the next lap, Sauber just lost Perez any shot at the race.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Ricciardo also purple in sector 3. Time to change to slicks.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Ricciardo goes purple in sector 2.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

The 'Perez to replace Massa' stuff is going to go into overdrive after their respective performances today.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Any clues what Alonso said? I thought it sounded like "raining in turn 4" but that's probably wrong...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

"Sergio Perez is catching Fernando Alonso for the lead" is not something I expected to be typing anytime in 2012.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Perez the #2 to Alonso's #1? Well, if he does end up in a Ferrari next year, he might want to get used to that...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

I can't believe Alonso is basically leading this race now, haha. Gotta love F1.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Lotus38 wrote:Vettel radio msg: It's almost dry! Get rid of the SC!

Kartikeyan's morse code: It's a bloody deluge!! Get me my snorkel!!


Kartikeyan's race engineer: "Narian, how much standing water is there?"

Kartikeyan: *makes gurgling, drowning noise*
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Dejay wrote:Why has Senna stopped twice?


I'd assume his first stop was when he damaged his front wing, and then he came in again for wets.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

Doesn't look like we'll have too many laps behind the safety car. Hopefully those aren't famous last words!
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

12 minutes isn't too bad. Hopefully there aren't too many laps behind the safety car once it all gets going again.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Romain Grosjean
Replies: 40
Views: 9283

Re: Romain Grosjean

As someone who has pumped his tyres regarding his return, it would be nice to see him last more than a couple of laps! Not exactly covering himself in glory come Sunday thus far. Hopefully he can put a better performance together in two week's time.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread
Replies: 856
Views: 123345

Re: The Official 2012 Malaysia GP Race Thread

As soon as the safety car went out, the red flag was an inevitability. Track was only ever going to get worse with the SC on the track. Hopefully we're not sat twiddling our thumbs for the next hour...
by Jenson's Understeer
Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition (FINAL SCORE UPDATED)
Replies: 1875
Views: 239447

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition

10th is a little higher than I'd expected to land, so I'm happy enough with that!

Malaysia:

1. Hamilton
2. Button
3. Vettel
4. Schumacher
5. Webber
6. Rosberg
7. Raikkonen
8. Alonso
9. Kobayashi
10. Grosjean
by Jenson's Understeer
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Maldonado or Senna?
Replies: 86
Views: 16347

Re: Maldonado or Senna?

I'm not a huge fan of either, but I'd lean towards Maldonado. My opinion of Bruno has never been very high, dating back to my impressions of him in GP2. I will say that this is the first season in F1 where we'll get a proper chance to evaluate him - obviously driving for Hispania there wasn't a grea...
by Jenson's Understeer
Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition (FINAL SCORE UPDATED)
Replies: 1875
Views: 239447

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition

From what I recall, Spec accepts predictions for the next race at any time. There were even a few occasions where people predicted two races at once because they were going on holiday or whatever, and knew they wouldn't be able to predict otherwise.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: New safety car rules.
Replies: 30
Views: 7701

Re: New safety car rules.

I'd much rather lose an extra lap behind the safety car in order to get the lapped cars out the way, than go racing a lap sooner but have potential overtaking action lost due to slower cars being in the way. I always found it frustrating when the safety car pulled in and you had the leader, followed...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition (FINAL SCORE UPDATED)
Replies: 1875
Views: 239447

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition

If the rules are the same as last year, Gothnak , then you only score points if the driver finishes in the top 10. So whether Rosberg/Maldonado are classed as finishers (they both were) isn't what matters. Since others aren't waiting for Spec to tot the scores up: 1] Vettel 2] Hamilton 3] Button 4] ...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Massa- career almost done?
Replies: 412
Views: 70626

Re: Massa- career almost done?

Is his Ferrari career done? Surely, after this year, it will be. Unless Alonso really puts his foot down and demands they keep him around so he doesn't have to worry about any challenge to his status as #1 within the team, you just can't see them retaining him. Is his F1 career done? No. Coming back...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver of the day
Replies: 112
Views: 24973

Re: Driver of the day

Button for me. Didn't put a wheel wrong and, when he needed to, he demonstrated he had the pace to be under absolutely no threat from the rest of the field.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: HRT not allowed to race
Replies: 45
Views: 16177

Re: HRT not allowed to race

Not letting them race is definitely the right call, both in terms of the regulations and a common sense point of view.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sat Mar 17, 2012 7:31 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sky Sports F1 is broadcasting
Replies: 230
Views: 76478

Re: Sky Sports F1 is broadcasting

Continue to be impressed by the Sky coverage. Found myself flicking between the various red button options - I'm almost overwhelmed by the choices. Right now I just wish I owned an iPad so I could use the companion app they keep bringing up. SSF1 feed on the TV and on-screen feeds on that would be p...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition (FINAL SCORE UPDATED)
Replies: 1875
Views: 239447

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition

Right, let's see how badly this goes:

1] Vettel
2] Hamilton
3] Button
4] Webber
5] Rosberg
6] Alonso
7] Raikkonen
8] Schumacher
9] Massa
10] di Resta
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sky Sports F1 is broadcasting
Replies: 230
Views: 76478

Re: Sky Sports F1 is broadcasting

I've thoroughly enjoyed most aspects of the channel so far. Very encouraged by the start, although I wasn't one who bought into the idea that Sky's F1 coverage would be anything other than a positive. Of course, the race weekend itself will be the real litmus test, but the signs are good so far. Reg...
by Jenson's Understeer
Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:13 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari are just bluffing???
Replies: 218
Views: 41578

Re: Ferrari are just bluffing???

Unless they turn up at Melbourne with some significant developments, bolt them on the car and immediately go quick, it's hard to imagine they'll be anything better than the third fastest car. That's the best-case scenario. Anything better than that and they'll have pulled the wool over the eyes of a...
by Jenson's Understeer
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Woman F1 driver
Replies: 34
Views: 11289

Re: Woman F1 driver

She's 32 and has an uninspiring career until this date. I don't want to say this is just Marussia looking for publicity, but I find it very hard to believe there weren't a ton of younger and faster drivers available.
by Jenson's Understeer
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition (FINAL SCORE UPDATED)
Replies: 1875
Views: 239447

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2012 Edition

Really glad to see you've brought this back again, Spec. As the 2011 Rookie of The Year Runner Up (I'm still waiting on that trophy, ;)) I'm looking forward to actually remembering to complete the whole season!

Will get my picks in sometime next week. Still on the fence about a few things.
by Jenson's Understeer
Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Sky announce opening titles and music
Replies: 73
Views: 25872

Re: Sky announce opening titles and music

I concur with those who have observed that the BBC have the better music, but actually prefer this as an opening video.

I'm eagerly anticipating seeing somebody take that footage and pairing it with The Chain.
by Jenson's Understeer
Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari hired Mika Salo as Test Driver
Replies: 41
Views: 15662

Re: Ferrari hired Mika Salo as Test Driver

I guess Luca Badoer was on holiday those days...

Seriously though, it sounds like this has all been a little blown out of proportion.
by Jenson's Understeer
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official Planet F1 2012 Season Predictor League Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 10383

Re: Anyone want to join P-F1 League on the Castrol F1 Predic

I was going to play this again anyway (did dreadfully last year, though) so I'm happy to join in.
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Q3 Melbourne
Replies: 54
Views: 13976

Re: Q3 Melbourne

My best guess is:

Vettel
Hamilton
Webber
Button
Rosberg
Schumi
Kimi
Alonso
Grosjean
Hulkenberg
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: If You owned a F1 team what & whom would You choose?
Replies: 33
Views: 12248

Re: If You owned a F1 team what & whom would You choose?

With a budget: Name: I'd look to Canada and see if I couldn't get Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment to bankroll the team, and name them MLSE Motorsports, or something similar. Drivers: We're working on a budget here, so I'm going to assume any current F1 driver would be out the question. I'd the...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL: Planet F1 Prediction Competition (DIZLEXIK WINS!)
Replies: 155
Views: 38039

Re: Official Planet F1 Prediction Competition (kimilandia st

Sorry but that cost system cannot be taken seriously. So if hypothetically Vergne would have replaced Webber for the 2012 season he would cost 258 points?? And Petrov gets only 5 cost because he moved to Caterham? I think it's as good a system as any. Do you think Vergne should have been free of ch...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Team Fan or Driver Fan?
Replies: 80
Views: 23670

Re: Team Fan or Driver Fan?

The last team I rooted for was Jordan, and that only started because something about the Damon Hill/Jordan partnership appealed to me. I think a certain amount of it was because I just liked the look of their cars, too. Solid reasoning, eh?! Nowadays, I'm a driver fan. Felipe Massa and Nico Hulkenbe...
by Jenson's Understeer
Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: No Valencia GP this year?
Replies: 45
Views: 7631

Re: No Valencia GP this year?

I echo the sentiments of the majority (well, that's what it seemed like, anyway!) in this thread. A race at most tracks other than Valencia > a race at Valencia > no race. I suppose there is always a chance it could rain, although I can't imagine there's is ever too much rain in Valencia in June...