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by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 55748

Re: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread

Hulkenberg an idiot for not giving that position back. Now he gets 5 seconds added to his time.
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 55748

Re: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread

No changes in the first 12 positions. that's pretty unique for a start.
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 55748

Re: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread

Possibly the last race called by David Hobbs. I'm gonna miss the ol' sod.
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Get rid of the gimmicks introduced supposedly for the fans . Bring back the beast engines without fuel consumption rate or RPM limit requirements. For fans more interested in fuel saving than racing there is Formula E now for you . Return Formula 1 back to what was it was created to be in the begin...
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 55748

Re: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Race Thread

MasterRacer wrote: trolling removed .
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What is up Toro Rosso?
Replies: 32
Views: 20186

Re: What is up Toro Rosso?

kleefton wrote:You'd have to think they'll be dead last in the pecking order for the 2018 season; inexperienced drivers with questionable talent + honda engines = a season of disaster.
With only 3 engines allowed for the whole season next year, Honda powered cars are in for a huge world of hurt.
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alfa Romeo name back to F1
Replies: 83
Views: 35614

Re: Alfa Romeo name back to F1

How successful are they, though, really? They had a brief moment of competitiveness in 2007/8, but otherwise they've been a fairly consistent back-half-of-the-grid team. I think their glory days are pretty long ago, personally. If this gives them a chance to be reasonably competitive again, it can ...
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: What is up Toro Rosso?
Replies: 32
Views: 20186

Re: What is up Toro Rosso?

wolfticket wrote:At least they have a new engine to look forward to next year...
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Current Honda vs. previous Mercedes PU
Replies: 4
Views: 2189

Re: Current Honda vs. previous Mercedes PU

Alonshow wrote:The current Mercedes PU is obviously very far ahead of the Honda. However, this is F1, even the weakest teams make great progress all the time.
I dont know ANYONE who thinks that Honda has made "great" progress. The idea is simply ludicrous.
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 18087

Re: 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thr

Haas would do well to replace Ro-Gro. It's not just the spins (which seem to happen every race weekend), it's the negativity that he seems to exude from his pores. This guy is such a downer in terms of his words and demeanor. I think Haas can do better; regardless of their rationale for hiring him....
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Toro Rosso vs Renault
Replies: 13
Views: 4789

Re: Toro Rosso vs Renault

I thought engines were randomized and then distributed to all the users, or is that a future rule?
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Inappropriate post removed.

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by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: F1 racing on a oval.
Replies: 32
Views: 16281

Re: F1 racing on a oval.

None of the ovals would suit a Formula One car. They arent built for those kinds of speeds nor impacts.

Still, I vote Michigan Speedway since it's close to where I live.
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

That was, in fact, precisely the point I was making. There have always been people who didn't like the sound, you just ignored them. News flash: I dont like baseball. I think it's a pretty boring sport. Yet I dont try to change into something I'd like to the detriment that others who do like it as ...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 198
Views: 41305

Re: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thr

MasterRacer wrote:That's why Mercedes would love to swap Hamilton with Max.

Terrible error from Hamilton actually embarrassing for the sport.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

We associate loud engines with performance because of past experience but it's no longer the case. It's time to accept the paradigm shift and realize that the future of high performance will cease to be about how much power can be squeezed out of an ounce of fossil fuel and more about how much perf...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

So what is it about the current format of F1 that has gone outside the confines of its traditions? As far as I'm concerned, F1's 'tradition' is no more than having the fastest drivers in the fastest cars with no stipulation about the amount of noise those cars must produce. It just so happens that ...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

I wonder if that had anything to do with the fact that the people who thought it was too loud just didn't go? I've been to four GPs since the V6s were introduced, and I haven't heard any complaints about the lack of noise. Does that mean they don't exist? Nonsense. There have been many many complai...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

We associate loud engines with performance because of past experience but it's no longer the case. It's time to accept the paradigm shift and realize that the future of high performance will cease to be about how much power can be squeezed out of an ounce of fossil fuel and more about how much perf...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

We associate loud engines with performance because of past experience but it's no longer the case. It's time to accept the paradigm shift and realize that the future of high performance will cease to be about how much power can be squeezed out of an ounce of fossil fuel and more about how much perf...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

See, this is where EVERYONE here could go to a track and go into the garages of different types of cars/engines just to hear them rev, and I can say with 1,000,000% certainty that the ones that would leave everyone in awe and make every one feel excited would be the ones that make them feel their f...
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quick engine poll
Replies: 99
Views: 28933

Re: Quick engine poll

As long as the engines were a lot louder, cheaper, more reliable, and development allowed, then any architecture should be allowed. The manufacturers have too much say in the future of the sport. It is understandable they want the optics to appear that the sport is driving innovation and leading th...
by Herb Tarlik
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

There seems to be a lot of people on both sides stating their own opinion on what fans want as a near 100% global consensus. To that end, I thought it would probably aid that part of the discussion to try and get an indication of what fans want, and started a poll on the matter. You can take part h...
by Herb Tarlik
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

In fact, from the first day these current hybrids raced on the track ViJay Mallya questioned What is this? This is not F1! He was of course 100% correct. The hybrid engines are most certainly NOT Formula One. They are a complete and total break from the history and tradition that F1 engines represe...
by Herb Tarlik
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Regarding the noise aspect were is the greater revenue, is it in spectator attendance or TV viewing figures because as a telly watcher you can't even come close to be able to appreciate the noise aspect anyway, also have we not seen record crowds this year, were all these people that don't attend a...
by Herb Tarlik
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Regarding the noise aspect were is the greater revenue, is it in spectator attendance or TV viewing figures because as a telly watcher you can't even come close to be able to appreciate the noise aspect anyway, also have we not seen record crowds this year, were all these people that don't attend a...
by Herb Tarlik
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Lewis Hamilton 'dodged' VAT
Replies: 81
Views: 54317

Re: Lewis Hamilton 'dodged' VAT

He took advice from a professional and acted accordingly. Anybody who's ever taken out an ISA has taken steps to minimise their tax bill and the rich just do it on a different scale. Whatever the outcome, the focus should be on the professional tax advisors, not their clients. But I doubt that will...
by Herb Tarlik
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Lewis Hamilton 'dodged' VAT
Replies: 81
Views: 54317

Re: Lewis Hamilton 'dodged' VAT

ReservoirDog wrote:Smart guy. You'd be stupid to pay any more taxes that you have to.
Exactly. Why would anyone over pay taxes? Let the yahoos scream about it. Only a fool overpays.
by Herb Tarlik
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Massa retirement pt 2, The Real Deal
Replies: 122
Views: 46249

Re: Massa retirement pt 2, The Real Deal

All that said, I think he is one of the most radically overrated drivers in recent history. Who actually rates Massa though? I don't think the consensus has had him in the top 10 drivers on the grid for any period other than 2007-2009. He holds the all time record for most seasons lost to a team ma...
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?
Replies: 119
Views: 26088

Re: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?

sandman1347 wrote:

The reality is that F1, as a business, can be grown to double its current size with or without Ferrari.
Ludicrous. Have you ever been to an F1 race? Ever see anyone wearing red? 85% of the fans at an F1 race are FERRARI fans.

F1 would be a shell of its former self if Ferrari left.
by Herb Tarlik
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?
Replies: 119
Views: 26088

Re: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?

Blake wrote:Of course in your "let them leave", are you willing to let Mercedes And Renaultl leave too, as they too are not pleased with the proposed engine regs. Finally, a way for Honda to win!
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

This is what your NOT comprehending. Why were engines from previous formula's louder???? Its not because fans wanted to hear more noise. Its because those engines had to rev at high peaks to create more power cycles inside the engine to produce the same amount of power a current formula one engine ...
by Herb Tarlik
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Massa retirement pt 2, The Real Deal
Replies: 122
Views: 46249

Re: Massa retirement pt 2, The Real Deal

Never understood his popularity TBH. 14 full seasons and he has managed to beat his team mate twice. One was a sub-standard, can't be a*sed Villeneuve, the other a sub-standard, can't be a*sed Kimi. Obviously I've never met him but I don't think he comes across as particularly likable either. He ju...
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Which of these two concepts will increase the passion fans have for Formula One the most?

A- 19,000 rpm's
B- MGU-H
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?
Replies: 119
Views: 26088

Re: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?

Go away. Please, go away. They do this s*it a few times a year. Please just do it already no one cares ! Italian crybabies. They are by far the most successful, supported and popular team in F1. Now if Red Bull or Mercedes threatened to go away, nobody would care because those teams have insignific...
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?
Replies: 119
Views: 26088

Re: Would you support Ferrari or let them go?

mikeyg123 wrote:Ferrari are like the boy who cried wolf or the kid in the park who says he will take his ball home if a goal isn't given.

Either way you can't threaten to pull out every time you fear something may not go your way and expect to be taken seriously.
You are thinking about Red Bull.
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

If we had the torque curves for the NA vs turbo hybrid engines you'd really see the improvement. If that mattered, at all, then Formula One would be enjoying some seriously good times. Instead, we have near unanimity from those in power that the engine formula MUST change because the current one is...
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Again, you are missing the point. I do not care one whit about fuel efficient hybrid engines. They are abhorrent to motor racing as far as I am concerned. I want engines that, as several others have already described here, are *fearsome*. The sound should instill awe, and yes, fear. They should be ...
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Ferrari more than any other is NOT going to walk from F1. They want a distinctive engine, /I would love to see them return to a flat configuration, and they want an engine that will produce world champion drivers. To them, the simpler and cheaper to produce a winning engine is, the less likely it i...
by Herb Tarlik
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2021 Engine Proposals announced
Replies: 220
Views: 62108

Re: 2021 Engine Proposals announced

Indeed the engine manufacturers want to build engines with cutting edge technology and not engines they see as being dumbed down, 2021 could be a watershed for F1. Engine manufacturers devote a great percentage of their development budget in-house and Formula One is the kid who sits at a separate t...