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Old 03-20-2019, 04:16 PM   #201
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Meanwhile, Korea and India were purposefully built for F1 and scrapped after 4 and 3 years, respectively. They failed for different reasons but it's super frustrating as a fan to watch these insanely expensive race tracks get built and abandoned, only to be replaced by yet another a cobbled together street race that is a case of "We did what we could with what we had to work with."

Unpopular opinion: Baku is an awful race every single year.

Hopefully once all of these Bernie deals expire, we can get tracks like Turkey and Malaysia back on the calendar.
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Old 03-20-2019, 05:26 PM   #202
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I hated Baku, but I have to admit, I hate Hungary and Monaco even more. I made my peace with Baku, itīs better than Melbourne, and it is the best street course in the F1 calendar.

And we donīt see the other tracks coming back; these people learned the hard way that they canīt make money with a F1 race, in fact they lost millions of dollars with every race.
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Old 03-20-2019, 05:54 PM   #203
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Yeah, Hungary is a deceptive one. Great track to qualify on, not great for racing because it's so hard to pass. Although we had a good bit of action there the past few years.

Baku is a diceroll which makes it interesting because it's up to chance but not fun to watch a safety car called on the 2nd corner after being released from the previous safety car. Yes, it mixes things up but in a negative way. A rain race mixes things up but in a positive way.

Maybe it's a pipe dream but I'd like to see those axed tracks get a more favorable deal with Liberty and return to the calendar. I guess that's unlikely they'll return compared to a foolish new city that thinks bringing F1 will make them money. There will always be another one of those.

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Old 03-20-2019, 06:44 PM   #204
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with rain, every race track will show us good race action, despite the F1 donīt race in the rain anymore...I have hope that the successor of Charlie Whiting isnīt as overcautious as Charlie was.
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Old 03-21-2019, 02:28 AM   #205
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We continually talk about how passing is a problem.
I have a GREAT idea. Let's add another street circuit!
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Old 03-21-2019, 02:26 PM   #206
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We continually talk about how passing is a problem.
I have a GREAT idea. Let's add another street circuit!
AND street cars!

There will be so much passing. I guarantee you!

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Old 03-22-2019, 11:36 PM   #207
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Or how about a banked over-under figure 8 track? For that NASCRAsh spectacle while still allowing the drivers to turn left and right!

Damn, I forgot about the start of the 2019 season. Seems like it will be a repeat of last year in the WDC.
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Old 03-26-2019, 10:16 AM   #208
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https://www.skysports.com/f1/news/12...ari-in-bahrain

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Mick Schumacher to make F1 testing debut for Ferrari in Bahrain

Schumacher to drive Ferrari on April 2, and Alfa Romeo on April 3; Ferrari also confirm test for British youngster Callum Ilott

Mick Schumacher will make his Formula 1 test debut for Ferrari following the Bahrain GP.

Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael, will drive on both days of 2019's first in-season test - for Ferrari on Tuesday, April 2 and for Alfa Romeo on April 3.

"I am obviously more than excited and would like to thank Ferrari for giving me this opportunity," said Schumacher, who is also making his Formula 2 championship debut in Bahrain.

"I am really looking forward to what I'm sure will be a great experience."

Sebastian Vettel will complete Ferrari's running in the SF90 on the Wednesday.

Having only been signed to the Ferrari driver academy earlier this year, the Sakhir test represents Schumacher's first official F1 outing as he looks to follow in his father's footsteps.

The 20-year-old's legendary father, Michael, is Ferrari's most successful-ever driver, winning five of his seven world championships during a record-breaking decade at Maranello.

Ferrari have also confirmed that British youngster Callum Ilott, who joins Schumacher on the F2 grid, will test for Alfa Romeo at the following in-season event in Barcelona in May.

"We are firm believers in the value of the Ferrari Driver Academy, as a high-level training programme for talented youngsters and the decision to give Charles Leclerc a race seat with our team is proof of that," said Scuderia team chief Mattia Binotto.

"We are therefore very pleased to be able to give Mick and Callum the opportunity to experience driving a Formula 1 car.

"Mick, who joined the FDA in January, and Callum, who has been with us since 2017, are definitely drivers on their way up and I believe that driving the SF90 in an official setting such as the tests in Bahrain and Barcelona can be very useful at this stage in their career."

Schumacher is the reigning European F3 champion, while Ilott finished third in last year's GP3 series.
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Old 03-30-2019, 12:23 PM   #209
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Leclerc gets first pole as Ferrari locks out the front row
Williams brings up the rear.


Pos Driver Team
1 Leclerc Ferrari
2 Vettel Ferrari
3 Hamilton Mercedes
4 Bottas Mercedes
5 Verstappen Red Bull
6 Magnussen Haas
7 Sainz McLaren
8 Grosjean Haas
9 Raikkonen Alfa Romeo
10 Norris McLaren
11 Ricciardo Renault
12 Albon Toro Rosso
13 Gasly Red Bull
14 Perez Racing Point
15 Kvyat Toro Rosso
16 Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo
17 Hulkenberg Renault
18 Stroll Racing Point
19 Russell Williams
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Old 03-30-2019, 01:15 PM   #210
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Nice job by Leclerc.

I'm not sure why Vettel burned up a second set of softs in Q2. Obviously he didn't think he was safe, but that cost him in Q3.

I didn't see what happened to Hulkenberg, either. He got slow suddenly.
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Leclerc pole time is unreal compared to second spot (let alone to the rest of the field) Vettel at almost .300 slower. Let's see if can translate that into a meaningful race result.
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Old 03-30-2019, 06:19 PM   #212
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Just amazed seeing both McLarens qualified in the front half of the grid...
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Old 03-31-2019, 12:33 PM   #213
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Ugh. Heartbreaking...
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Last 2 laps, power went out! C’mon edison!
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the hell is with Seb's rapestache?
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“Vettel’s up to the same thing again just like last year...messing up...spinning his car” quote Rosberg...c’mon Nico!
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Old 03-31-2019, 01:24 PM   #217
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I don't like this black tyres
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Old 03-31-2019, 01:58 PM   #218
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Vettel is like Valentino Rossi in the MotoGP, a good driver/rider but will never be a champion again
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Kimi is doing a great job in the Alfa IMO

Norris is also really impressive so far.

Gasly, not so much. Still early in the season but not looking good for him so far.
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Pos Driver Team

1 Hamilton Mercedes 57
2 Bottas Mercedes 57
3 Leclerc Ferrari 57
4 Verstappen Red Bull 57
5 Vettel Ferrari 57
6 Norris McLaren 57
7 Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 57
8 Gasly Red Bull 57
9 Albon Toro Rosso 57
10 Perez Racing Point 57
11 Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 57
12 Kvyat Toro Rosso 56
13 Magnussen Haas 56
14 Stroll Racing Point 56
15 Russell Williams 56
16 Kubica Williams 55
17 Hulkenberg Renault 53
18 Ricciardo Renault 53
19 Sainz McLaren 53
Grosjean Haas 16 Body Damage

Ferrari self destructs. Leclerc lost a cylinder. Vettel spins
This suckes for Leclerc, drops back to 3rd. Fought his way back.
Bottas being Bottas
Renault. Both cars at quit the same time.
Haas & RP nowhere
Is McLaren a now good car since Alonso left?
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Not a good comparison, where Rossi is the most popular rider in the Paddock and still a top podium finisher. A better comparison is Vettel to Lorenzo. Both has low popularly and are no longer a top contenders.
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Alfa in 4th place all thanks to Kimi
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How does the MGU-H work and what exactly is it?
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Ferrari self destructs. Leclerc lost a cylinder. Vettel spins
This suckes for Leclerc, drops back to 3rd. Fought his way back.
Bottas being Bottas
Renault. Both cars at quit the same time.
Haas & RP nowhere
Is McLaren a now good car since Alonso left?
I thought Ferrari reported to Leclerc that the MGU-H failed. He wasn't down a cylinder. He was down the 160hp hybrid system.

Very odd that Renault lost both cars in the same corner on the same lap. Hulk obviously blew an engine. Not sure what happened to Ricciardo as his just seems to have stopped making noise without the plume of smoke. If they have the same failure it was likely the same component from the same production batch with the same fault in them.

Not sure what is up with Haas. Looked good in testing, but failed to carry that into the races. Unfortunate for Grosjean to make contact and cut down a tire, but it happens and tends to happen more when you are stuck back in the pack and all trying to stuff through turn 1 on the start. Sounded like a **** strategy call for Magnussen though. Plan for a 2 stop race and then AFTER making the first stop, and not installing the hard tire that would last 40 laps, decide to make it a 1 stop race and hope for the best.

McLaren is probably better this season having had a reasonable amount of time to pull their heads out of their asses and properly design the chassis to hold the engine. Still questionable durability from the Renault engines, but the chassis looks to be a good one.

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http://lmgtfy.com/?q=F1+MGU-H

https://www.formula1.com/en/champion...y_Systems.html
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Gutted for LeClerc, kid looks promising though.

Renault was very interesting, but Scooby makes a very good point.

Grosjean for the unluckiest dude on the planet.

First F1 race I've watched in quite a long time, that damn Netflix series got me interested again
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