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by SteveW
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:28 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

My prediction is F1 will remain in part, as it is now really, a fossil fuel sport for another 30+ years. Car manufacturers are aiming to stop PRODUCING petrol/diesel cars in the next 20ish years, but that means they WILL be producing petrol/diesel engines for the next 20ish years too. There are stil...
by SteveW
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rich Energy & Haas part ways (Official)
Replies: 58
Views: 13457

Re: Rich Energy & Haas part ways (Official)

It has happened at last. Haas & Rich Energy have parted way amicably! https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/news/f1/haas-rich-energy-sponsorship-deal-ends-immediately That article mentions that prior to the Haas announcement, there were rumours that Rich Energy were possibly going to team up with Will...
by SteveW
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Italy

1. Leclerc
2. Bottas
3. Vettel
4. Hamilton
5. Albon
6. Norris
7. Verstappen
8. Sainz
9. Raikkonen
10. Perez
by SteveW
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Belgium

1. Hamilton
2. Vettel
3. Bottas
4. Verstappen
5. Leclerc
6. Norris
7. Sainz
8. Albon
9. Ricciardo
10. Hulkenberg
by SteveW
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 870
Views: 326300

Re: Female Racing Drivers

I don't there's anyone here who would say that a female F1 driver who could mix it with the likes of Perez, Hulkenberg, Magnussen et al, week in, week out, would be considered a failure. Absolutely. They don't necessarily need to be able to take on Hamilton or Verstappen - that would eliminate half...
by SteveW
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: James Allen as a commentator
Replies: 28
Views: 5889

Re: James Allen as a commentator

I must admit being guilty of supporting the sniffpetrol.com "Stop The C*ck" campaign to try and get rid of James Allen back in the day :lol: As has already been said by a few, I think James Allen had the misfortune of following Murray Walker - and despite his many mistakes he was peerless in my opin...
by SteveW
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Hungary

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Verstappen
4. Vettel
5. Leclerc
6. Gasly
7. Norris
8. Riciardo
9. Sainz
10. Raikkonnen
by SteveW
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hamilton won't allow Netfilx to use German GP footage
Replies: 33
Views: 5645

Hamilton won't allow Netfilx to use German GP footage

https://www.planetf1.com/news/hamilton-wont-allow-netflix-to-use-german-gp-footage/ Seems a shame. I can kind of understand why, but I expect it has more to do with the bad result than being ill (maybe the cynic in me?)..... To be honest I personally think that having Ferrari and Mercedes involved i...
by SteveW
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Silverstone edit

Germany

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Verstappen
4. Vettel
5. Leclerc
6. Gasly
7. Ricciardo
8. Norris
9. Sainz
10. Hulkenberg
by SteveW
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 66747

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

I see why you like F1 then Bernie was a pain at times and some of his rackets were a bit quirky but I guess he meant well! :lol: :thumbup: Watched CH4 coverage yesterday and it was a breath of fresh air compared to the Sky coverage I have been watching the last 6 years or so. It certainly was. I've...
by SteveW
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 66747

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

It was one of those days when you will ask what were you doing when England won the cricket world cup in 2019. Watching the British GP and then the Men's Final at Wimbledon :lol: :D ;) So very true, sport overload in the UK :nod: :thumbup: It certainly was. I kinda wish I was into cricket to be hon...
by SteveW
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 66747

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

Option or Prime wrote: It was one of those days when you will ask what were you doing when England won the cricket world cup in 2019.
Watching the British GP and then the Men's Final at Wimbledon :lol: :D ;)
by SteveW
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

British GP

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Vetttel
4. Verstappen
5. Leclerc
6. Norris
7. Gasly
8. Ricciardo
9. Raikkonnen
10. Sainz
by SteveW
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 66747

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

And I suspect like a lot of viewers I no longer bother to watch the pre or post show. I used to watch the whole thing on C4. I don't bother on Sky, it's so dull most of the time and like you've said you can find the info you need to find online and usually presented better as well! I tune in to Sky...
by SteveW
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 153
Views: 26633

Re: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thre

Hulkenberg & Sainz will start from the back of the grid as they'll be taking Renault engine Spec 3 in their cars. https://www.gpfans.com/en/articles/41431/hulkenberg-sainz-austrian-gp-penalties-confirmed/ Albon too will be getting penalties & should start from the back as well for taking Honda engi...
by SteveW
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 153
Views: 26633

Re: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thre

Hulkenberg & Sainz will start from the back of the grid as they'll be taking Renault engine Spec 3 in their cars. https://www.gpfans.com/en/articles/41431/hulkenberg-sainz-austrian-gp-penalties-confirmed/ Albon too will be getting penalties & should start from the back as well for taking Honda engi...
by SteveW
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread
Replies: 159
Views: 66747

Re: Channel 4 UK coverage - news thread

Jody Schecker describes Crofty as commentator for the blind :lol: That's quite funny :lol: To be fair though, I've heard Jody Scheckter commentate when he guested once many years ago, I think for the BBC - it was dire :lol: I paid £10 a month for sky f1 this year, but if I ever have to pay full pri...
by SteveW
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Austria

1. Bottas
2. Hamilton
3. Leclerc
4. Verstappen
5. Vettel
6. Sainz
7. Gasly
8. Norris
9. Ricciardo
10. Raikkonen
by SteveW
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2019 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread
Replies: 113
Views: 20671

Re: 2019 French Grand Prix Free Practice & Qualifying Thread

For the love of god will the Sky team please STFU about that damned Canada penalty. If it will shut everyone up then give Vettel the win back, I am so bored of this rubbish. Well according to the FIA's ruling everyone on the sky sports team got the call wrong. Now they have to backtrack and explain...
by SteveW
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

France

1. Hamilton
2. Bottas
3. Vettel
4. Leclerc
5. Verstappen
6. Gasly
7. Ricciardo
8. Norris
9. Sainz
10. Kvyat
by SteveW
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 870
Views: 326300

Re: Female Racing Drivers

You've totally missed the point. Odds would say you won't get a top level racing driver from Stevenage because only a tiny % of everyone trying to make it comes from Stevenage. But you only need to produce one with enough talent who try's karting and they might make it. Odds would say you won't get...
by SteveW
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 870
Views: 326300

Re: Female Racing Drivers

You've totally missed the point. Odds would say you won't get a top level racing driver from Stevenage because only a tiny % of everyone trying to make it comes from Stevenage. But you only need to produce one with enough talent who try's karting and they might make it. Odds would say you won't get...
by SteveW
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 870
Views: 326300

Re: Female Racing Drivers

You've totally missed the point. Odds would say you won't get a top level racing driver from Stevenage because only a tiny % of everyone trying to make it comes from Stevenage. But you only need to produce one with enough talent who try's karting and they might make it. Odds would say you won't get...
by SteveW
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Oh Dear, I've been off work for a week and too busy to log in until now. wish I hadn't checked this thread now :( :lol: All along you was blissfully unaware. :) Yeah, dammit! :lol: Anyway, for what it's worth - I'm already sliding backwards fast, so may as well go bold or go home...... Canada 1. Bo...
by SteveW
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Oh Dear, I've been off work for a week and too busy to log in until now. wish I hadn't checked this thread now :( :lol:
by SteveW
Tue May 21, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Monaco

1. Bottas
2. Hamilton
3. Verstappen
4. Leclerc
5. Vettel
6. Norris
7. Gasly
8. Magnussen
9. Raikkonnen
10. Sainz
by SteveW
Mon May 13, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Kubica: "I've silenced my doubters". Has he?
Replies: 75
Views: 13637

Re: Kubica: "I've silenced my doubters". Has he?

I honestly still believe he deserved a chance to race again after all his hard work to get back into an F1 car. To make it to the grid again after all that he's been through is an achievement in itself and something he should be incredibly proud of. But now, someone at Williams needs to make the to...
by SteveW
Mon May 13, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Kubica: "I've silenced my doubters". Has he?
Replies: 75
Views: 13637

Re: Kubica: "I've silenced my doubters". Has he?

It's not that easy now... Williams is selling the seats for sponsor money so they can't decide alone... They actually signed complicated and combined big deal with Orlen. Orlen is a polish petrol concern that has absolutely zero interest in sponsoring Williams without Kubica in the seat. It's possi...
by SteveW
Mon May 13, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Kubica: "I've silenced my doubters". Has he?
Replies: 75
Views: 13637

Re: Kubica: "I've silenced my doubters". Has he?

I honestly still believe he deserved a chance to race again after all his hard work to get back into an F1 car. To make it to the grid again after all that he's been through is an achievement in itself and something he should be incredibly proud of. But now, someone at Williams needs to make the tou...
by SteveW
Thu May 09, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Interlagos to be dropped from 2020 calendar
Replies: 98
Views: 17925

Re: Interlagos to be dropped from 2020 calendar

It's not just finances, according to another report: Interlagos has become increasingly unsuitable to host races of F1 magnitude as urban sprawl has reached the track perimeters, making access difficult and dangerous as gangs target fans, team personnel and even drivers. Recent races have done litt...
by SteveW
Thu May 09, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Interlagos to be dropped from 2020 calendar
Replies: 98
Views: 17925

Re: Interlagos to be dropped from 2020 calendar

Has Interlagos in recent years not been upgrading the facilities solely for the benefit of the F1? Seems political rather than sensical. indeed, quoted from that PF1 article:- The management of F1 has decided to maintain a Grand Prix in Brazil, but Sao Paulo has become impractical because of the ev...
by SteveW
Thu May 09, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Spain

1. Bottas
2. Leclerc
3. Hamilton
4. Vettel
5. Verstappen
6. Gasly
7. Magnussen
8. Raikkonnen
9. Norris
10. Sainz
by SteveW
Tue May 07, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 870
Views: 326300

Re: Female Racing Drivers

I watched the first W Series race too, and also enjoyed it more than I thought I would. It's clear there is a massive difference between the best on the grid and the worst. Jamie Chadwick appeared to be well in control (once she'd recovered from going wide on the first lap). But on the whole it was ...
by SteveW
Wed May 01, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Always remembered Ayrton
Replies: 6
Views: 2321

Re: Always remembered Ayrton

I don't think I can put words together that come even close to what you've written there Jezza. I also remember watching the race live. Because Nigel Mansell was "my" driver in the 80s, Senna was always the "driver I loved to hate" (that's a very tongue in cheek hate ;) ) , until he drove for Willia...
by SteveW
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:58 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 honestly do think that a massive majority of people would rather not have crofty on the coverage at all. I'd easily say over 70%. He is just so irritating. Even with the restrictions Channel 4 have, the pair of DC and BE are just so much better. Even Mark webber who is replacing DC this weekend i...
by SteveW
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:18 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've not watched any C4 coverage yet this year, I took the plunge and added Sky F1 to my package for the offer price of £10 a month for the next two years (given that my ISP are currently offering me the Sky entertainment package for free instead of £20 a month for 18 months I thought it was worth t...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

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

Might as well just be silly and see what happens........

Baku

1. Bottas
2. Leclerc
3. Hamilton
4. Vettel
5. Verstappen
6. Ricciardo
7. Gasly
8. Hulkenberg
9. Norris
10. Raikkonnen
by SteveW
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should F1 acknowledge the New Zealand tragedy this weekend?
Replies: 135
Views: 20114

Re: Should F1 acknowledge the New Zealand tragedy this weeke

Just as footnote to the hate speech debate in this thread, this is an example of how so called "hate speech" by sportsmen is addressed in Australia. Israel Folau, a current Rugby international player for Australia & devout Christian, looks like he will have his contract terminated with Rugby Austra...
by SteveW
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Games
Topic: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition (Title decided)
Replies: 1209
Views: 234468

Re: PF1 Pick 10 Competition - 2019 Edition

China

1. Leclerc
2. Vettel
3. Hamilton
4. Bottas
5. Verstappen
6. Magnussen
7. Norris
8. Gasly
9. Ricciardo
10. Raikkonen
by SteveW
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Indycar - Barber
Replies: 10
Views: 3004

Re: Indycar - Barber

pokerman wrote:
SteveW wrote:I completely missed it!

I have Sky F1 channel for this year now and was looking forward to watching a few Indy races along with the F1 races on there, but I keep forgetting to check when the races are! :lol:
Series record perhaps? :)
yeah OK, fair comment :lol: :lol: :blush: