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Motors Bit-Tech F1 2019 thread - Season Over

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

  1. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Bottas for causing that ending, was too dull before.
     
  2. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    True, I need to find an in car photo from Hamilton crossing the line, that is exactly how F1 should be, close tight racing.
     
  3. B1GBUD

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

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    Podium for Carlos was well deserved, a 1 stop strategy from 20th on the grid to 3rd place was pretty damn good!

    VAMOS Carlos!
     
  4. lilgoth89

    lilgoth89 Captin Calliope

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    its funny watching the Vettel Fans and the Hamilton Fans arguing once again about which move was dangerous and who deserved what penalty
     
  5. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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  6. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Gasley's post race radio, not sure if its broken or just hes that happy...
     
  7. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    FIA have seized a bunch of Ferrari engine and fuel control components, the plot thickens.
     
  8. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Seizing is a wrong word. They took the parts for analysis, together with parts from another Ferrari engine based car and from a non-Ferrari based car. There is no point in creating conspiracy theories until it is confirmed by FIA.
     
  9. CrapBag

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    Its what it is being reported as though.

    Its also funny how their performance has dropped suddenly.

    Only time will tell.
     
  10. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    The FIA "seizing" components post the TD would indicate they were aware teams were using it. Merc/RBR made a complaint so the FIA are now having to investigate.
    The TD was given out in Austin so Ferrari has had plenty of time to revert the system.

    Also worth noting, yes their performance dropped in Austin, but at Interlagos they were still quicker, just a combination of engine penalties, poor strategy, and a collision ruined it.
     
  11. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    If anyone's interested, the new season of Formula E begins tomorrow (Friday 22nd November)
    Porsche & Mercedes are fielding works teams.

     
  12. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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  13. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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  14. David

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

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    Williams pay driver policy - Finish DFL in style.
     
  15. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    When you lose your rich Canadian, just get the fishing rod out and catch another.
     
  16. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Really they should have grabbed Hulk, but he likely isn't paying as much, Daddy's food company branding will likely make an appearance next season.
     
  17. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Hulkenberg himself ruled out ever driving for Williams again, their current form notwithstanding they fired him after 1 season in favour of Pastor Maldonado. They did it so late he was left without a drive for 2012 too, as is the Williams way.
     
  18. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Barring any shock retirements, isn't that the 2020 driver lineup basically sorted now?
     
  19. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Unless Hamilton and Rossi swap places for 2020.
     
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    Who...?

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    THIS...?! :eek:
     

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