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Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:13 pm

Haas reveal their car for 2019, otherwise known as Ferrari's car for 2018.

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Post by York Ham(mer) » Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:23 am

Black and gold, very nice.

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Post by sicknote » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:14 pm

It just needs JPS down each side on the rear spoiler and on the nose and it’ll be the bestest looking motor on the grid

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Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:55 pm

sicknote wrote:It just needs JPS down each side on the rear spoiler and on the nose and it’ll be the bestest looking motor on the grid
Exactly what I was just going to post.

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:27 pm

Looking forward to see how Renault get on this season with Daniel Ricciardo.

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Post by sicknote » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:54 am

Ferrari unveil their new motor



It’s red

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Post by S-H » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:41 pm

sicknote wrote:Ferrari unveil their new motor



It’s red
Great news!!

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:20 am

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Could this be another year scrapping at the back of the field for McLaren?

No Alonso to pick up valuable points for them this season.

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Post by Denbighammer » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:23 pm

What the hell is going on at Williams?? Car not ready, valuable test time being wasted...Paddy Lowe up for the sack maybe?

Can't believe them & McLaren are mere back markers these days, used to be virtually unbeatable!!

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Post by Bend it like Repka » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:51 pm

Denbighammer wrote:What the hell is going on at Williams?? Car not ready, valuable test time being wasted...Paddy Lowe up for the sack maybe?

Can't believe them & McLaren are mere back markers these days, used to be virtually unbeatable!!
Just goes to show even the multi million pound sport of F1 has a financial hierarchy. Williams are the Leeds of F1 now.

Mind you, not having a car ready for testing is really poor. The whispers are is that it is a dog as well.

Proper crisis going on there.

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Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:54 pm

Whatever's wrong it won't be Claire's fault ;)

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Post by bristolhammerfc » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:31 pm

sicknote wrote:Ferrari unveil their new motor



It’s red
It looked a weird orange today

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Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:07 pm

Johnny Byrne's Boots wrote:Whatever's wrong it won't be Claire's fault ;)
You were right. It was Paddy Lowe's.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/47476566" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Seems unsurprising really. When you are the Technical Chief it's kind of your job to get the car assembled on time. For some reason a man of his experience messed up. Furthermore the car looks like a dog.

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Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:13 pm

By the way, does anyone watch Formula E?

Having watched the odd race last year it was a bit novelty, but it's growing on me. Now they can do a race without changing car makes it more plausible.

Mind the last race should have been sponsored by Duracell. The Nissans who were running 3rd and 4th miscalculated their battery usage vs lap count and both ran out of power half way through the last lap. Wehrlein was winning off the last bend but ran out of power in sight of the flag and was overtaken losing the win.

It was a pretty exciting finish to be fair....

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Post by -DL- » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:57 am

There's a series on Netflix called Formula One: Drive to Survive.

It ain't half good.

How the hell Romain Grosjean kept his drive for Haas this year boggles my mind - as does Sergio Perez keeping his seat at Force India over Esteban Ocon.

Such a shame that the amount of money you bring to the team outweighs how much talent you have.

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:24 am

Race director Charlie Whiting has died aged just 66.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/47564762" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by S-H » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:27 am

westham,eggyandchips wrote:Race director Charlie Whiting has died aged just 66.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/47564762" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Sad news.

RIP Charlie.

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Post by aaronhammer » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:30 am

Very sad, right on the eve of the new season too. One of the constants in the ever changing sport and somebody who clearly was extremely well respected and critical for F1.

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Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:11 am

Was browsing the web last night at work on a break and didn't realize that this F1 season will have only one single GP on free-to-air TV, the British GP. Sky have exclusivity on all other races with C4 showing highlights.
Viewing figures for C4's F1 coverage was consistently greater than SKY's - if you can't beat your competition, take them out of the game would seem to be SKY's modus operandi.

On a separate note, sad news of Charlie Whiting. Quite a character in F1, of which there are fewer and fewer.
RIP.

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