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Huge test for Bottas tomorrow given some of his race pace struggles here in the past couple of years. He's better this season than in previous seasons for Mercedes and has been on a good pace with Hamilton in the race in recent times, so it will be interesting to see if he can hold off the charges to come from cars from three teams which should have the race pace to put on the challenge.

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Invade wrote:Huge test for Bottas tomorrow given some of his race pace struggles here in the past couple of years. He's better this season than in previous seasons for Mercedes and has been on a good pace with Hamilton in the race in recent times, so it will be interesting to see if he can hold off the charges to come from cars from three teams which should have the race pace to put on the challenge.
Bottas's race pace will be tested for sure. I think Max is going to win this if he comes out unscathed through the first lap.

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I wouldn't mind seeing Verstappen win to make up for the win he threw away last time out.
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Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.

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Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
I've noticed at COTA there being a high chance of grid 2 getting into the lead, there's a good chance that Vettel could get the lead especially as the Ferrari has that bit of extra power.
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That's odd that the quickest strategy is Softs to Mediums. Top teams all (except Albon) set up to start on Mediums, presumably going then to hards. :?
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Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)

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Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
In six races with RBR, Alex's best finish is 4th. He just has not shown the speed that would lead most folks to expect him to be a candidate for the win. Not saying he could not surprise everyone but it would indeed be a surprise. Most folks will also expect that Albon's race strategy might very easily be enlisted to support Max's efforts to win the race.
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Mort Canard wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
In six races with RBR, Alex's best finish is 4th. He just has not shown the speed that would lead most folks to expect him to be a candidate for the win. Not saying he could not surprise everyone but it would indeed be a surprise. Most folks will also expect that Albon's race strategy might very easily be enlisted to support Max's efforts to win the race.
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Mort Canard wrote:
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Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
In six races with RBR, Alex's best finish is 4th. He just has not shown the speed that would lead most folks to expect him to be a candidate for the win. Not saying he could not surprise everyone but it would indeed be a surprise. Most folks will also expect that Albon's race strategy might very easily be enlisted to support Max's efforts to win the race.
True but Albon has accumulated more points, I realise there are reasons but it would be very hard to bin him if at the end of the season he had more points than the "Mighty Max" in the season run in.

I suspect that this race might be a bit of a lottery for the first few laps, if Albon stays in touch he could do a Maldonado but its highly unlikely!

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F1 Racer wrote:
Mort Canard wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
In six races with RBR, Alex's best finish is 4th. He just has not shown the speed that would lead most folks to expect him to be a candidate for the win. Not saying he could not surprise everyone but it would indeed be a surprise. Most folks will also expect that Albon's race strategy might very easily be enlisted to support Max's efforts to win the race.
''Not bad for a number two driver.'' ;)
Alex's record since joining RBR. 5,6,6,5,4,5. Not bad but not great for a car that should by rights be at least sixth at every race.

I would like to see Alex excel and mix it up with the top five. I am not yet convinced yet that he has what it takes.
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Mort Canard wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Mort Canard wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
In six races with RBR, Alex's best finish is 4th. He just has not shown the speed that would lead most folks to expect him to be a candidate for the win. Not saying he could not surprise everyone but it would indeed be a surprise. Most folks will also expect that Albon's race strategy might very easily be enlisted to support Max's efforts to win the race.
''Not bad for a number two driver.'' ;)
Alex's record since joining RBR. 5,6,6,5,4,5. Not bad but not great for a car that should by rights be at least sixth at every race.

I would like to see Alex excel and mix it up with the top five. I am not yet convinced yet that he has what it takes.
He outqualified Bottas in Singapore I believe but then was outraced by him which doesn't look good when VB is not the best racer. All the other times he finished better than 6th it was because one or two of the top five had problems or an untidy race weekend for one reason or another. He hasn't managed to beat any of them on pure speed merit so far, only capitalising on their errors or misfortunes.

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Is it just me or have people forgotten that this is Albon's first season? A late addition to the STR team after thinking that he'd be running in FE. A sudden promotion to RB. Expected to match Verstappen, who has arguably the best raw pace of all on the current grid? Some of Albon's finish positions have come from the back of the grisd as well. Personally, I think that some people are expecting too much of him at this stage.
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They should have added a few more of those orange kerbs.

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F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
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F1 Racer wrote:
Mort Canard wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
In six races with RBR, Alex's best finish is 4th. He just has not shown the speed that would lead most folks to expect him to be a candidate for the win. Not saying he could not surprise everyone but it would indeed be a surprise. Most folks will also expect that Albon's race strategy might very easily be enlisted to support Max's efforts to win the race.
''Not bad for a number two driver.'' ;)
That’s exactly what he is, picking up points when the lead driver messes up. Thats why he is easily out scoring Verstappen thus far.

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Johnson wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Bloody quick a lot of the time and could at some point win a WDC in my opinion, but is he really arguably the best driver in F1 today?
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Johnson wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Kimi won the US grand prix last year despite being well off Vettel's pace all season long, so it should be possible to be at least in the conversation for winning races even if you can't match a top teammate.

Ok, Kimi needed luck such as a Mercedes strategy blunder but even if Mercedes blunder again, Albon will not beat them.

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Asphalt_World wrote:
Johnson wrote:
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Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Bloody quick a lot of the time and could at some point win a WDC in my opinion, but is he really arguably the best driver in F1 today?

Why not? He's been more consistent and less error prone than Seb or Charles this season and the general view from the media seems to be that only Hamilton is better. It's not like Ricciardo has set the world alight this season, and Alonso is retired.

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F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Kimi won the US grand prix last year despite being well off Vettel's pace all season long, so it should be possible to be at least in the conversation for winning races even if you can't match a top teammate.

Ok, Kimi needed luck such as a Mercedes strategy blunder but even if Mercedes blunder again, Albon will not beat them.
Kimi?

The guy that won 1 race in 40 odd over 2017/18 when his team mate battled for the title and won about 10.

Albon has done 6 races...

Kimi was also in the 2nd or best car during that period. Albon is in the 3rd best car or at best 2nd best car for his Red Bull career so far. Albon is starting 6th today in the 3rd best car, you think he has a chance to win?
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Invade wrote:
Asphalt_World wrote:
Johnson wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Bloody quick a lot of the time and could at some point win a WDC in my opinion, but is he really arguably the best driver in F1 today?

Why not? He's been more consistent and less error prone than Seb or Charles this season and the general view from the media seems to be that only Hamilton is better. It's not like Ricciardo has set the world alight this season, and Alonso is retired.
Indeed. Verstappen is arguably the best or at very least arguably the quickest the driver.

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Invade wrote:
Asphalt_World wrote:
Johnson wrote:
F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Bloody quick a lot of the time and could at some point win a WDC in my opinion, but is he really arguably the best driver in F1 today?

Why not? He's been more consistent and less error prone than Seb or Charles this season and the general view from the media seems to be that only Hamilton is better. It's not like Ricciardo has set the world alight this season, and Alonso is retired.
I'm a great believer in form and feel that driving ability changes by the season for all drivers, but as it stands this year, I'd put LH clearly above Max and have done since they both featured in the sport. Of course, Max may get better and Lewis may drop off in the years to come.
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Asphalt_World wrote: I'm a great believer in form and feel that driving ability changes by the season for all drivers, but as it stands this year, I'd put LH clearly above Max and have done since they both featured in the sport. Of course, Max may get better and Lewis may drop off in the years to come.
I'm still convinced that we can't truly guage Max's place in the current order until he has been involved in the heat of a true title fight. I don't question his outright speed, that much has long been obvious, but the question marks over his mentality remain for me. It's also a lot easier to be very bold and brave when the consequences aren't as severe as ruining a title chance.
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Asphalt_World wrote: I'm a great believer in form and feel that driving ability changes by the season for all drivers, but as it stands this year, I'd put LH clearly above Max and have done since they both featured in the sport. Of course, Max may get better and Lewis may drop off in the years to come.
I'm still convinced that we can't truly guage Max's place in the current order until he has been involved in the heat of a true title fight. I don't question his outright speed, that much has long been obvious, but the question marks over his mentality remain for me. It's also a lot easier to be very bold and brave when the consequences aren't as severe as ruining a title chance.
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Flash2k11 wrote:
Asphalt_World wrote: I'm a great believer in form and feel that driving ability changes by the season for all drivers, but as it stands this year, I'd put LH clearly above Max and have done since they both featured in the sport. Of course, Max may get better and Lewis may drop off in the years to come.
I'm still convinced that we can't truly guage Max's place in the current order until he has been involved in the heat of a true title fight. I don't question his outright speed, that much has long been obvious, but the question marks over his mentality remain for me. It's also a lot easier to be very bold and brave when the consequences aren't as severe as ruining a title chance.
Yes. He's clearly a bloody good driver, but can anyone really say with hand on heart that if they had to choose one driver to win a WDC for them next year, they could choose Max over Lewis based on the two drivers performances up to today? I doubt it.

Who knows what will happen next year, but can only base my thoughts on races I've seen, not future expectations.
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I'm a great believer in form and feel that driving ability changes by the season for all drivers, but as it stands this year, I'd put LH clearly above Max and have done since they both featured in the sport. Of course, Max may get better and Lewis may drop off in the years to come.
Well I agree there, and on that basis Lewis has easily the strongest argument given the form he's now sustained for multiple years, whereas Max is only in the middle of putting together his first quite complete season given his circumstances and opportunities. He does produce many very strong performances... kinda expecting another one to come today. Hoping Lewis has something up his sleeve too.

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Flash2k11 wrote:
Asphalt_World wrote: I'm a great believer in form and feel that driving ability changes by the season for all drivers, but as it stands this year, I'd put LH clearly above Max and have done since they both featured in the sport. Of course, Max may get better and Lewis may drop off in the years to come.
I'm still convinced that we can't truly guage Max's place in the current order until he has been involved in the heat of a true title fight. I don't question his outright speed, that much has long been obvious, but the question marks over his mentality remain for me. It's also a lot easier to be very bold and brave when the consequences aren't as severe as ruining a title chance.
Heh maybe it's like regular seasons vs playoffs. Max kinda hasn't taken part in the playoffs yet.

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That's good to see but still surprised they've allowed some drivers to cut that corner this weekend.
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Re: 2019 U. S. Grand Prix Race Thread

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F1 Racer wrote:
Johnson wrote:
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Johnson wrote:Any of the top 5 can win it I feel, so long as Hamilton isn’t jumped by Albon. I can see somebody winning by staying out for a long time and getting a lucky VSC/SC and quick pit stop.

With a 1 stopper though, whoever leads after the first lap has the biggest opportunity to win this... cover the undercut by pitting first (as soon as clear air arrives) and its 80% of the job done. I think Bottas’ race pace might be a bit suspect though.
Why can't Albon win it then? Is he too slow? ;)
Yes he is not quick enough to win, clearly. Albon isn’t a match for Verstappen that is pretty obvious. No driver in the world could drop into that Red Bull and beat/match a driver who is already arguable the best.

Is the expectation now for rookies to drop in during the late season to a car they have never driven and start beating what many people think as the best driver in the world? Really?
Kimi won the US grand prix last year despite being well off Vettel's pace all season long, so it should be possible to be at least in the conversation for winning races even if you can't match a top teammate.

Ok, Kimi needed luck such as a Mercedes strategy blunder but even if Mercedes blunder again, Albon will not beat them.
I don't see Vettel as being as quick as Verstappen.
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Cracked rear wing replaced on Max's car. Bumpy track anyone?
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Yeah, i'm not liking the ferrari's chances at this track. Pirelli is predicting the one stopper as the better strategy. Usually when Pirelli predicts something the opposite is actually true, so probably a two stopper will be the way to go today.

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I see another orange bump on the left hand corner too. Was that there all weekend? I can't remember seeing it but I wasn't looking for it in quali.
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Yeah, i'm not liking the ferrari's chances at this track. Pirelli is predicting the one stopper as the better strategy. Usually when Pirelli predicts something the opposite is actually true, so probably a two stopper will be the way to go today.

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Bloody shots of celebs in the pits just before the start. Bloody hell!!!!!!!!!!
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Ferrari clearly just want to make this entertaining.
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what a start! :D

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