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Q3 Melbourne

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What do you guys recon?

My predictions:

Vettel
Webber
Hamilton
Button
Alonso
Massa
Rosberg
Grosjean
Raikkonen
Di Resta

(Not ordered)

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Kimi Räikkönen
               Romain Grosjean
Sebastian Vettel
               Mark Webber
Jenson Button
               Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
               Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton
               Fernando Alonso
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Vettel
Hamilton
Button
Webber
Alonso
Massa
Raikkonen
Rosberg
Grosjean
Hulk

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Vettel
Button
Hamilton
Webber
Schmacher
Alonso
Rosberg
Grosjean
Massa
Räikkönen
Michael Schumacher

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Hamilton
Vettel
Button
Raikkonen
Webber
Alonso
Rosberg
Grosjean
Massa
DiResta

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Button
Vettel
Webber
Hamilton
Rosberg
Raikkonen
Alonso
Schumacher
Grosjean
Massa

I do find it odd that we're seeing a lot of HAM in front of BUT. Given the last season I cant see HAM being ahead. I still dont think he's back in his happy place, and even if he is, Button was much more reliable and faster once he settled into that car.
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Red Balls 1st row
Maclarens 2nd row
Mercs 3rd row
Force india/williams 4th and 5th row
Ferrari 6th row
Then the rest

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lol impossible tell right now. But without car problems. RBR, Mclaren, Mercedes AMG, Ferrari should make it. Kimi from Lotus and probably FI car, is my guess :)
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Vettel
Button
Webber
Alonso
RAI
Massa
Rosberg
Hamilton
MSC
KOB

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Hamilton
Schumacher
Vettel
Button
Webber
Rosberg
Alonso
Diresta
Massa
Grosjean

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RickM wrote:Button
Vettel
Webber
Hamilton
Rosberg
Raikkonen
Alonso
Schumacher
Grosjean
Massa

I do find it odd that we're seeing a lot of HAM in front of BUT. Given the last season I cant see HAM being ahead. I still dont think he's back in his happy place, and even if he is, Button was much more reliable and faster once he settled into that car.

Really? This thread is about qualifying and Lewis has yet to be beaten in this area by any of his teammates.


My predictions:
Vettel
Webber
Lewis
Rosberg
Button
Kimi
Schumi
Alonso
Grosjean
Hulk
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Pole: Jenson Button
2nd: Mark Webber
3rd; Lewis Hamilton
4th; Sebastian Vettel
5th: Felipe Massa
6th: Kimi Raikkonen
7th: Michael Schumaher
8th: Paul Di Resta
9th: Bruno Senna
10th: Kamui Kobayashi

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TakumaSatoforthewin wrote:Pole: Jenson Button
2nd: Mark Webber
3rd; Lewis Hamilton
4th; Sebastian Vettel
5th: Felipe Massa
6th: Kimi Raikkonen
7th: Michael Schumaher
8th: Paul Di Resta
9th: Bruno Senna
10th: Kamui Kobayashi

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Raifosa wrote:Really? This thread is about qualifying and Lewis has yet to be beaten in this area by any of his teammates.

Chill...it was just an observation. ;)
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RickM wrote:
Raifosa wrote:Really? This thread is about qualifying and Lewis has yet to be beaten in this area by any of his teammates.

Chill...it was just an observation. ;)


Why would you be surprised that people expect Hamilton to qualify better given last year when Hamilton outqualified Button 13-6?

OT:

1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Button
4. Webber
5. Alonso
6. Raikkonen
7. Rosberg
8. Grosjean
9. Massa
10. Di Resta

Edit: I find it more odd that people think Button will take pole given he hasn't had a pole since his Brawn days.

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RickM wrote:Button
Vettel
Webber
Hamilton
Rosberg
Raikkonen
Alonso
Schumacher
Grosjean
Massa

I do find it odd that we're seeing a lot of HAM in front of BUT. Given the last season I cant see HAM being ahead. I still dont think he's back in his happy place, and even if he is, Button was much more reliable and faster once he settled into that car.

Why can't you see Hamilton being ahead? I much prefer Button over Hamilton but trying to say he's faster than Hamilton is ridiculous, the other guy pulled you up on this and you told him to chill out :lol: , how about you justify your arguments next time instead of coming up with wild statements, here's a fact: Last year's Qualifying LH 13-6 JB
That's like me coming in here saying Michael's going to start out qualifying Nico this year, it's not going to happen on a regular basis, out race perhaps but not out qualify, people make too much of a big deal out of Hamilton's season last year, it wasn't as bad as people try to make out even if he is an arrogant whining little *****.

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1. Hamilton
2.Vettel
3.Button
4.Kimi
5.Alonso
6.Webber
7.Nico
8.Massa
9.Grosjean
10. Schumi

Mclaren having the quickest car followed by red bull and in a distant 3rd Lotus
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1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Webber
4. Button
5. Rosberg
6. Di Resta
7. Schumacher
8. Alonso
9. Hulkenberg
10. Grosjean

Raikkonen and Massa, in that order, narrowly fail to make it.
I think some people are expecting far too much out of Kimi. Massa seemed to be the better qualifier back around 07-09, and I think his one lap pace will be very rusty. With that said, he won't have it as bad as MS did in 2010. His racecraft should be fine anyways and I think we can expect a solid points finish from him if the car is competitive enough.
Also, when a team admits they aren't in podium contention, I think you're looking at one car in Q3 at best. Teams are rarely that negative heading into the season.
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benmc wrote:1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Webber
4. Button
5. Rosberg
6. Di Resta
7. Schumacher
8. Alonso
9. Hulkenberg
10. Grosjean

Raikkonen and Massa, in that order, narrowly fail to make it.
I think some people are expecting far too much out of Kimi. Massa seemed to be the better qualifier back around 07-09, and I think his one lap pace will be very rusty. With that said, he won't have it as bad as MS did in 2010. His racecraft should be fine anyways and I think we can expect a solid points finish from him if the car is competitive enough.
Also, when a team admits they aren't in podium contention, I think you're looking at one car in Q3 at best. Teams are rarely that negative heading into the season.


I think you are far underestimating Kimi ;)
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Hamilton
Vettel
Button
Alonso
Webber
Rosberg
Grosjean
Massa
Raikkonen
Senna :]
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Resta
Perez
Hulk
Kimi
Hamilton
Senna
Vettel
Bashi
Button
Alonso

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benmc wrote:1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Webber
4. Button
5. Rosberg
6. Di Resta
7. Schumacher
8. Alonso
9. Hulkenberg
10. Grosjean

Raikkonen and Massa, in that order, narrowly fail to make it.
I think some people are expecting far too much out of Kimi. Massa seemed to be the better qualifier back around 07-09, and I think his one lap pace will be very rusty. With that said, he won't have it as bad as MS did in 2010. His racecraft should be fine anyways and I think we can expect a solid points finish from him if the car is competitive enough.
Also, when a team admits they aren't in podium contention, I think you're looking at one car in Q3 at best. Teams are rarely that negative heading into the season.


I think you can't write Raikkonen and Lotus off to early. If anything they look in a stronger position than laste year. Their pace looks good and with Ferrari's apparent demise,there could be some extra Q3 slots available. True, Kimi may be a bit rusty after two seasons awaybut under-estimate him at your perril.

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TakumaSatoforthewin wrote:
benmc wrote:1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Webber
4. Button
5. Rosberg
6. Di Resta
7. Schumacher
8. Alonso
9. Hulkenberg
10. Grosjean

Raikkonen and Massa, in that order, narrowly fail to make it.
I think some people are expecting far too much out of Kimi. Massa seemed to be the better qualifier back around 07-09, and I think his one lap pace will be very rusty. With that said, he won't have it as bad as MS did in 2010. His racecraft should be fine anyways and I think we can expect a solid points finish from him if the car is competitive enough.
Also, when a team admits they aren't in podium contention, I think you're looking at one car in Q3 at best. Teams are rarely that negative heading into the season.


I think you can't write Raikkonen and Lotus off to early. If anything they look in a stronger position than laste year. Their pace looks good and with Ferrari's apparent demise,there could be some extra Q3 slots available. True, Kimi may be a bit rusty after two seasons awaybut under-estimate him at your perril.


Perhaps, if anything, I'm overestimating Force India. I just think it's gonna be very tough for Lotus to be so competitive after their problems with the car, solid points finishers maybe, especially with Ferrari seemingly off the pace. But when so many people agree that Red Bull and McLaren are the clear front runners and then you have very fast drivers like Nico and Alonso somewhere behind them, Kimi will have his work cut out in quali.

As we have seen with MS, it's very difficult to be right on the pace. Kimi has some advantages that Michael didn't - He's been driving and racing, hasn't had any injuries. But in many ways that could be an issue for him too, as he's been learning things outside of open wheel. Some seem to think Kimi is top 4. I'm sorry, but unless Red Bull or McLaren seriously disappoint, P4 will never happen.
Like I said I will never underestimate the racecraft of a champion and Kimi's racecraft was truly exceptional. People like him don't forget how to get the best possible result on Sundays. But don't expect one lap miracles from him.
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My best guess is:

Vettel
Hamilton
Webber
Button
Rosberg
Schumi
Kimi
Alonso
Grosjean
Hulkenberg

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Row One:
1. Hamilton.
2. Vettel.

Row two:
3. Button.
4. Webber.

Row three:
5. Raikkonen.
6. Grosjean.

Row four:
7. Alonso.
8. Rosberg.

Row five:
9. Schumacher.
10. Di Resta.
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1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Button
4. Webber
5. Rosberg
6. Schumacher
7. Alonso
8. Raikkonen
9. Massa
10. Grosjean

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RickM wrote:Button
Vettel
Webber
Hamilton
Rosberg
Raikkonen
Alonso
Schumacher
Grosjean
Massa

I do find it odd that we're seeing a lot of HAM in front of BUT. Given the last season I cant see HAM being ahead. I still dont think he's back in his happy place, and even if he is, Button was much more reliable and faster once he settled into that car.


Despite an ordinary year from Hamilton last year in comparison to arguably Button's best year, Hamilton was still ahead in qualifying 13-6, which likely would have been 15-4 if not for shenanigans in Monaco and Suzuka. Not many people would consider Button faster than Hamilton over a single lap.

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(DRY)
Pole: Hamilton
Webber
Vettel
Button
Alonso
Raikkonen
Massa
Rosberg
Grosjean
Di Resta

(HEAVY RAIN)- Things may happen.. why not... :lol:
Pole: Narain
Timo
Pedro
Bruno
Heikki
jean
Daniel
Charles
Kamui
Vettel

:lol: :twisted:

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ManojHS wrote:What do you guys recon?

My predictions:

Vettel
Webber
Hamilton
Button
Alonso
Massa
Rosberg
xxGrosjeanxx Schumacher
Raikkonen
Di Resta

(Not ordered)


edited with my one alteration ;) (wish we had a strikethrough code lol)

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TakumaSatoforthewin wrote:Pole: Jenson Button
2nd: Mark Webber
3rd; Lewis Hamilton
4th; Sebastian Vettel
5th: Felipe Massa
6th: Kimi Raikkonen
7th: Michael Schumaher
8th: Paul Di Resta
9th: Bruno Senna
10th: Kamui Kobayashi


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1. Vettel
2. Webber
3. Hamilton
4. Button
5. Rosberg
6. Schumacher
7. Alonso
8. Raikkonen
9. Grosjean
10. Perez
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RickM wrote:I do find it odd that we're seeing a lot of HAM in front of BUT. Given the last season I cant see HAM being ahead. I still dont think he's back in his happy place, and even if he is, Button was much more reliable and faster once he settled into that car.
Because Button only outqualified Hamilton 6 times out of 19 races:

China (Race 3)
Monaco (Race 6)
Britain (Race 9)
Singapore (Race 14)
Japan (Race 15)
Brazil (Race 19)

Button was better in the race, but Hamilton was nearly always quicker than him in qualifying throughout the season.

And the question was about qualifying, not the race.

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AtrumVesica wrote:Hamilton
Vettel
Button
Raikkonen
Webber
Alonso
Rosberg
Grosjean
Massa
DiResta


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1 Vettel
2 Webber
3 Hamilton
4 Button
5 Rosberg
6 Alonso
7 Schumacher
8 Raikkonen
9 Grosjean
10 Di Resta

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Vettel
Hamilton
Webber
Button
Rosberg
Alonso
Schumacher
Raikkonen
Grosjean
Di Resta
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1. Vettel
2. Webber
3. Button
4. Raikkonen
5. Hamilton
6. Alonso
7. Rosberg
8. Grosjean
9. Massa
10. Hulkenberg
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Button
Vettel
Hamilton
Webber
Raikkonen
Alonso
Schumacher
di Resta
Massa
Grosjean

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1.) L. Hamilton
2.) S. Vettel
3.) J. Button
4.) N. Rosberg
5.) M. Webber
6.) K. Raikkonen*
7.) M. Schumacher
8.) N. Hulkenberg
9.) F. Alonso
10.) F. Massa

*This is coming from a huge Kimi fan. I want him to do great, but I'm trying to be as realistic as possible.

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My dream top 10 won't include the Red Bull drivers and Lewis Hamilton, the reason is Lewis is great at overtaking and is a joy to watch whilst fighting though the pack. If Red Bull for the 3rd year running have a dominate car I'd like to see them do the same...

O.K, I hope my top ten get's some approval...

1. Button
2. Schumacher
3. Raikkonen
4. Di Resta
5. Rosberg
6. Hulkenburg
7. Grosjean
8. Alonso
9. Kobayashi
10. Kovalainen

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Vettel
Button
Hamilton
Webber
Rosberg
Alonso
Grosjean
DiResta
Schumacher
Massa

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