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Motors Bit-Tech F1 2019 thread - Final Round [21]: Abu Dhabi

Discussion in 'General' started by RedFlames, 25 Nov 2018.

  1. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Am I alone in not liking what I feel is Sky's over commercialisation of their F1 broadcasting?
    My thinking is that Brundle (others, too) only went to Sky for the money rather than them making a better show.
     
  2. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    I think sky are making offers they would be stupid to refuse to be honest. I generally time it so I tune in for just before the actual race starts cant be doing with half the nonsense they go on about before.
     
  3. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    It's Sky, they overcommercialise every dedicated sports channel, and crossover so the get even wider coverage on their non-sport channels (take SkyOne/SkyF1 live race simulcasts).

    You've got to hand it to them though, they put on a damn good show and have a huge team. I stuck the telly on SkyF1 yesterday to watch FP1, and then F2 qualifying, then FP2. With those tearful tributes to Niki, the interviews and insight is second to none, I don't even mind the often repetitive fillers inbetween shows such as when Brundle took the Lotus 49 around Zandvoort. Great stuff.
     
  4. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Ha ha ha ha haaaaaa:
     
  5. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    lolwut ferrari?

    if I was LeClerc i'd be raging right now...
     
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  6. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    It's almost as though they don't want him to succeed
     
  7. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Yeah but they could at least be subtle when ****ing him over...
     
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  8. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    aww... vettel survived his clip with the wall... that would've been hilarious had he written the car off...
     
  9. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    I like to think that somewhere in Italy, there is a nice villa in the mountains, in that villa Maurizio Arrivabene and Stefania Bocchi are sat in front of their big TV on their big sofa with nice Italian beers and they're laughing their arses off.

    Binotto is certainly making it look like Ferrari sacked the wrong guy.
     
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  10. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    That afternoon in the Ferrari truck
     
  11. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    Seriously wtf Ferrari.

    Vettel is done in my eyes and le clerc is your future and yet you keep shafting him.

    I can't see them winning ever again because they believe in their own hype to much
     
  12. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Well Vettel was throwing the Retirement word about in his interview with C4's Mckenzie... plus given how often he was clipping the wall [he hit a wall at least 3 times today], his head isn't in it.
     
  13. Anfield

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    They better kick Finger out quickly though while Norris is still affordable:idea:
     
  14. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Norris an LeClerc would be a cracking line up to be fair.
     
  15. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    I think it's slowly dawning on Finger boy that he's gonna win sweet shag all with ferrari.
     
  16. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    In all honesty unless he has the perfect car with no competition he struggles, yes he's a four time champ but I don't feel he had to work for it. I actually really like the guy but I don't rate him.
     
  17. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    cynic mode: ...and a team willing to screw over his teammate
     
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  18. sandys

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    They'd be better of with Raikkonen as back up for leclerc, Vettel seems to have lost his mojo.
     
  19. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Vettel's contract runs out at the end of the 2020 season, I reckon he'll retire.

    Ricciardo's Renault contract runs out at... the end of the 2020 season. If I was Ferrari I would be approaching him with offers yesterday.
     
  20. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    How in fugs name did they think a five second time penalty is a fitting punishment for releasing a car into pit lane traffic?
     

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