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by SteveW
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74833

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I generally don't have much time left now that we have to work from home, it is so weird! On a slightly different note, how many of you working from home during all of this are finding that actually, you're working far more hours than you normally would in the office? I'm definitely doing that. And...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74833

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

I generally don't have much time left now that we have to work from home, it is so weird! On a slightly different note, how many of you working from home during all of this are finding that actually, you're working far more hours than you normally would in the office? I'm definitely doing that. And...
by SteveW
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Best overtaker
Replies: 40
Views: 10540

Re: Best overtaker

I'm another one that would put Mansell right up there with the best of the overtakers. I started watching F1 in 1985 and was stood in the crowd at Stowe when our Nige overtook Piquet in 1987. It's a moment I will never forget. He's another driver that could usually adapt his driving style to suit th...
by SteveW
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Which F1 team principal are you?
Replies: 34
Views: 7053

Re: Which F1 team principal are you?

Toto for me.

Then I tried again and got Ron :lol:
by SteveW
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread
Replies: 464
Views: 74833

Re: Official Coronavirus Discussion thread

Sir Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer has said in one of the press conferences that people in the high-risk category (ie over 70 and under 70 with underlying health conditions) are at a higher risk of suffering from a more serious infection of COVID-19, but that doesn't mean they will and some of ...
by SteveW
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drive To Survive season 2
Replies: 41
Views: 19485

Re: Drive To Survive season 2

Apologies if I said/typed something I shouldn't have - but in my defence I guess whilst taking advantage of a free trial for this reason may not really be within the spirit of the law, it's not technically illegal ;) (sounds a bit F1 that doesn't it :lol: ) a Moot point anyway if indeed the free tri...
by SteveW
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...
Replies: 220
Views: 75068

Re: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...

Always love seeing this pic. I was on Stowe corner at Silverstone just up from Club when he stopped to pick him up! Crowd went crazy :lol:
by SteveW
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drive To Survive season 2
Replies: 41
Views: 19485

Re: Drive To Survive season 2

DOLOMITE wrote:I don't have Netflix and won't be subscribing anytime soon - are there ways to watch this without access to Netflix?
I think they offer a month's free trial, for you to trial their services. Would be more than enough time to watch both seasons and then cancel........ ;)
by SteveW
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: 2020 Pick 10 Competition
Replies: 430
Views: 23698

Re: 2020 Pick 10 Competition

Australia

1. Bottas 3.0
2. Hamilton
3. Verstappen
4. Vettel
5. Leclerc
6. Albon
7. Sainz
8. Perez
9. Norris
10. Ricciardo
by SteveW
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Drive To Survive season 2
Replies: 41
Views: 19485

Re: Drive To Survive season 2

I really enjoy it, I just wish they made more episodes :lol: My wife will sit and watch a Grand Prix if she has nothing else to do, but will only be watching in the background so to speak, playing on her phone throughout - but she is glued to Drive To Survive. She says it makes the races more intere...
by SteveW
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should F1 allow the smaller teams to have more testing days?
Replies: 20
Views: 13734

Re: Should F1 allow the smaller teams to have more testing d

The testing costs could be cut down if similar to Abu Dhabi in-season testing the extra testing days are just an additional day during the GP weekend - either a Thursday (before) or Monday (after) for example. I think the Thursday before would be interesting because the smaller teams would be much ...
by SteveW
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...
Replies: 220
Views: 75068

Re: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4168/34681192475_274abd61b1_b.jpg Most loved French car ever... I don't know one French driver of my generation or older who didn't drive one, at least once. My best friend had one. I loved them - they had everything that you needed, and nothing that you didn't need I ...
by SteveW
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...
Replies: 220
Views: 75068

Re: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4168/34681192475_274abd61b1_b.jpg Most loved French car ever... I don't know one French driver of my generation or older who didn't drive one, at least once. My best friend had one. I loved them - they had everything that you needed, and nothing that you didn't need I ...
by SteveW
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mercedes steering wheels innovation
Replies: 119
Views: 21409

Re: Mercedes steering wheels innovation

What's funny is that the FIA closed this loophole in the 2021 regulations five months ago. The 2021 regulations have been amended to make this illegal, which has the effect of saying it's legal for 2020. There is a whole discussion on Reddit about it but I'm on my phone so can't relay the specifics...
by SteveW
Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FE Mexico
Replies: 65
Views: 17472

Re: FE Mexico

It's got nothing to do with the WCC. If you support a driver, you should be passionate about them squeezing an extra point by going from 11th to 10th, ever if they regularly win. It's about watching the one you support do the best they can in a given situation. Assuming lower down places are of no ...
by SteveW
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: FE Mexico
Replies: 65
Views: 17472

Re: FE Mexico

It's got nothing to do with the WCC. If you support a driver, you should be passionate about them squeezing an extra point by going from 11th to 10th, ever if they regularly win. It's about watching the one you support do the best they can in a given situation. Assuming lower down places are of no ...
by SteveW
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...
Replies: 220
Views: 75068

Re: Countdown to 2020 Australian Grand Prix...

Argentum wrote:Image

Courtesy adrianflux.co.uk
oooooo lovely. Mk1 Lotus Cortina.

I had a couple of Mk5 Cortinas many many years ago, but have always loved the Mk1 and Mk2 Lotus Cortinas and also the Mk2 1600E 8)
by SteveW
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 870
Views: 326300

Re: Female Racing Drivers

https://soymotor.com/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/juju-noda-campeona-f1-blancafort-soymotor.jpg image source = soymotor.com We'll have a better idea of the truth behind the hype regarding 13 year old Juju Noda (daughter of very occasional F1 driver Hideki) in 2020. She has entered the 20...
by SteveW
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Non Merc Hamilton or Non Hamilton Merc WDC?
Replies: 33
Views: 5765

Re: Non Merc Hamilton or Non Hamilton Merc WDC?

I must admit, I don't find either Mercedes OR Hamilton's continued success frustrating (even with me being a Williams supporter from way back in the 1980s). I've never had a problem with the same team/driver winning AS LONG AS THE RACING IS GOOD!! If you're too good for everyone else, then they need...
by SteveW
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Non Merc Hamilton or Non Hamilton Merc WDC?
Replies: 33
Views: 5765

Re: Non Merc Hamilton or Non Hamilton Merc WDC?

Voted Hamilton driving for another team. Not because I hate Mercedes, or because I'm a Hamilton fan - I'm neither..... I voted because of the achievement it would be for Hamilton to win WDCs in three different teams. To be honest I'd prefer any driver in a Williams, but we all know that's unlikely i...
by SteveW
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2020 (Kubica joins Alfa Romeo)!
Replies: 1025
Views: 178080

Re: Silly Season 2020 (Grid lineup now complete)!

:lol:

I'd need Pedro De La Rosa or David Coulthard to return for me to be younger than an F1 driver :o
by SteveW
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Interlagos Updat

15th place. I'm happy with that given how dreadful I was doing until the last few races. (I'm guessing that's me and STEVE1 is just a typo? ;) ) Last year in my first year I think I was 20th, so it's an improvement :) Of course it's all skill and no luck involved whatsoever :lol: Thanks pokerman and...
by SteveW
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Now TV coverage in UK for 2020
Replies: 119
Views: 44969

Re: UK F1 coverage 2019 and onwards

Does anyone else find that despite paying for Sky, they never end up watching anything but qualifying and the races? While also skipping out the coverage before both too... I started following F1 to the point where I would watch F1 every race and every practice session if i could from 2014 onwards....
by SteveW
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Interlagos Updat

Abu Dhabi

1. Hamilton
2. Verstappen
3. Vettel
4. Leclerc
5. Albon
6. Bottas
7. Sainz
8. Norris
9. Gasly
10. Raikkonen
by SteveW
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Safety car restarts.
Replies: 18
Views: 2721

Re: Safety car restarts.

This is even worse than Bernie's sprinkler idea (and I thought that was stupid......). At least the sprinklers would give all drivers the opportunity to use a certain amount of their talent to control their car through the slippery part of the track. All this safety car idea does is penalise the dri...
by SteveW
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (COTA Updated)

Brazil

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Verstappen
4. Vettel
5. Albon
6. Leclerc
7. Norris
8. Sainz
9. Ricciardo
10. Kvyat
by SteveW
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Renault Team quitting F1 after 2019?
Replies: 38
Views: 8732

Re: Renault Team quitting F1 after 2019?

Renault F1 are apparently investing big in 2021, to the detriment of their 2020 car. If next year is a stinker, then Renault could pull the plug on the operation, selling it to Pat Fry for a $1 and Ricciardo wins the championship in a FryF1 car, narrowly beating Max Verstappen who goes on to win 4 ...
by SteveW
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton 6xWDC - Congratulations are in order
Replies: 38
Views: 7280

Re: Lewis Hamilton 6xWDC - Congratulations are in order

I'm British, but not a Lewis fan (even though I support all the British drivers to a point). I may not like him a lot of the time (obviously I don't know him so this is based purely on my perception of him as portrayed in the press and on TV etc) - but you cannot ignore the fact that he is one hell ...
by SteveW
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Now TV coverage in UK for 2020
Replies: 119
Views: 44969

Re: UK F1 coverage 2019 and onwards

I watch the Sky coverage, but only because I got the £10 a month Sky F1 deal and the rest of my Sky is included in my internet package for 18 months free of charge - so it's cheaper than just the basic Sky package at the moment whilst I'm getting "free" Sky with my broadband. When I have to pay for ...
by SteveW
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (COTA Updated)

Woohoo my first ever 1st place - albeit shared with Dom and Flash :)
by SteveW
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Suzuka Updated)

USA

1. Bottas
2. Vettel
3. Hamilton
4. Leclerc
5. Verstappen
6. Albon
7. Norris
8. Sainz
9. Gasly
10. Ricciardo
by SteveW
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Suzuka Updated)

Mexico

1. Leclerc
2. Verstappen
3. Hamilton
4. Bottas
5. Vettel
6. Albon
7. Norris
8. Sainz
9. Ricciardo
10. Perez
by SteveW
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Sochi Updated)

Japan

1. Hamilton
2. Vettel
3. Bottas
4. Leclerc
5. Verstappen
6. Albion
7. Norris
8. Sainz
9. Perez
10. Ricciardo
by SteveW
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Why Isn't Anyone Calling Out Mercedes for Holding Bottas?
Replies: 28
Views: 4661

Re: Why Isn't Anyone Calling Out Mercedes for Holding Bottas

ALESI wrote:Bottas even seems fine with it.
I may have imagined it, but I'm sure I heard James Allison on the radio to Bottas after telling him to slow down that he'd make it up to him? I can't find any link to this to prove it unfortunately.

But maybe this is why Bottas was "ok" with it, or appeared to be?
by SteveW
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Singapore Update

Russia

1. Bottas
2. Leclerc
3. Hamilton
4. Vettel
5. Albon
6. Sainz
7. Verstappen
8. Norris
9. Ricciardo
10. Hulkenberg
by SteveW
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: PLEASE, shorten future Singapore GPs!
Replies: 38
Views: 4353

Re: PLEASE, shorten future Singapore GPs!

I think we could actually race to time rather than laps. It would add an extra dimension to strategy. I'm not saying it should necessarily be 2 hours but a timed race rather than a known number of laps could throw up variables. This I actually quite like. I agree it could throw all sorts of variabl...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: How long will F1 remain a fossil fuel sport? (SPLIT THREAD)
Replies: 117
Views: 13658

Re: How long will F1 remain a fossil fuel sport? (SPLIT THRE

What do you believe to be a better alternative to electric vehicles in the future? I'm no scientist, but I don't get why hydrogen cell cars aren't more popular.... From what I've read (albeit a while ago and not particularly in depth either) it seems a much cleaner solution than producing all these...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234466

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Monza Updated)

Singapore

1. Hamilton
2. Verstappen
3. Bottas
4. Leclerc
5. Vettel
6. Albon
7. Norris
8. Sainz
9. Ricciardo
10. Perez
by SteveW
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2020 (Kubica joins Alfa Romeo)!
Replies: 1025
Views: 178080

Re: Silly Season 2020!

Various news outlets saying kubica is gone at the end of the year, maybe hulk is going to williams???? Hulk going back to Williams would be good for the team. For the driver, not so much........ Especially if he gets whooped by George Russell. Of course on the flip side, if it happened and he ended...
by SteveW
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 driver for Haas F1
Replies: 41
Views: 6259

Re: 2020 driver for Haas F1

Yellowbin74 wrote:I just cannot fathom this decision.
Perhaps they've been paid a load of money from Liberty Media to ensure that season 3 of Drive To Survive attracts record viewing figures as fans tune in to watch Guenther Steiner's head finally explode?? :D :lol: