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Motors The Bit-Tech F1 2016 Thread - Season Complete

Discussion in 'General' started by RedFlames, 29 Nov 2015.

  1. MadGinga

    MadGinga oooh whats this do?

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    Now that I would watch!
     
  2. David

    David RIP Tel

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    Downforce being a quarter-tonne lump of pig iron keeping the rear wheels firmly in contact with the track. AKA a Honda power unit.
     
  3. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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  4. B1GBUD

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

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    Tyre choices ahead of the Bahrain GP

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  5. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    So, everyone decided to go with the round ones then?
     
  6. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    I think McLaren opted for the square ones believing them to be faster...
     
  7. j_jay4

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    "You cannot win a world championship with customer parts, you have to take a different direction and there has to be unquestionable commitment on the part of the suppliers and technical partners to that philosophy." Ron Dennis for reals
     
  8. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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  9. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Though apparently Alonso's chest pain was bad enough to stop him sleeping, so either through lack of sleep or painkillers he may not be 'coherent' [that and an even a relatively minor f1 crash could make those busted ribs a whole lot worse...]...
     
  10. javaman

    javaman May irritate Eyes

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    What about Zinardi who doesn't have all his limbs?
    An injured Alonso would still outperform half the grid at their peak
     
  11. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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  12. glaeken

    glaeken Freeeeeeeze! I'm a cawp!

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  13. Spraduke

    Spraduke Lurker

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    Well another debacle of a qualifying. At least Q3 was semi interesting this time round.
     
  14. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    You mean it was all over with three minutes to go instead of five this time.

    The sooner they go back to the old Quali systems the better, but knowing Bernie and Jean they'll have some hideous mutant hybrid systems ready to go...
     
  15. javaman

    javaman May irritate Eyes

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  16. rollo

    rollo Well-Known Member

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    Manor will get quicker id think as the car improves. They have the best engine on the grid as long as they fix the aero bits the car will get faster and faster.
     
  17. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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  18. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    With Wehrlein it was a combo of a decent lap combined with being in the right place at the right time re: eliminations...

    Stoffelufagus also out-qualified Jenson...
     
  19. javaman

    javaman May irritate Eyes

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    It shows the car has some pace tho. Stoff seems to have got on the pace quick enough and like Wehrlein looks a solid driver with talent rather than being there for other reasons.
    I noticed Grosjean out qualified his team mate. I guess its too early still to judge inter team battles tho
     
  20. rollo

    rollo Well-Known Member

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    Wehrlein looks like a real talent see how that pans out i guess.
     

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