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Motors The Official bit-tech F1 2011 Thread

Discussion in 'General' started by yodasarmpit, 30 Nov 2010.

  1. willowthewhite

    willowthewhite Member

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    The thoughts "oh no not again... they'll kick my backside" were probably running through his head, but it did look fantastic :D
     
  2. theevilelephant

    theevilelephant Well-Known Member

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    Well I assumed that Vettel would be on pole and looks like I was right. When the commentator said "what will it take to beat him" the first thing that came into my head was "a hammer".

    Anyway at least Ferrari seems a bit more competitive and the weather might shake things up a little.
     
  3. Pieface

    Pieface Well-Known Member

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    Anyone watching Le Mans? Under a Safety Car from a massive crash. Safety Car has been out for around 1 hour 45 to 2 hours now.
     
  4. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    It's almost unbelievable that both McNish and Rockenfeller were both ok. I was watching the second crash live and I think most people were fearing the worse. That Audi safety cell is amazing, the designers should be deeply proud of themselves.

    The safety car was out for so long that it had to come in for fuel, indeed longer than the whole race will be tomorrow :)

    Off to bed now, another big day of motorsport tomorrow :D
     
  5. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Terrifying.
     
  6. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster Well-Known Member

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    I think Kobayashi is great for F1, reminds me of Montoya.



    Followed by the Audi of Rockenfeller. The team say the driver got out the car himself, I hope this is true.

     
  7. oasked

    oasked Stuck in (better) mud

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    Damn, lots of crashes this year - to win at Le Mans you have to finish!

    I think those guys are mental racing at night at such high speeds TBH.
     
  8. Throbbi

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    Hey look, Kovaleinen can drift as well :D

     
  9. Publ!c Enemy

    Publ!c Enemy or Richard for short

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    I watched the McNish crash a few times and each time it seems more amazing that no one was killed behind the barrier. Good everyone is ok, and GUTTED within the first hour all that preparation and training, for an early pack up to go home:(
    Iwant the last Audi to win now:D
     
  10. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    They should now after that ballsy tire decision.
     
  11. julianmartin

    julianmartin resident cyborg.

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    WHAT A RIDICULOUS START TO THE RACE!!!!
     
  12. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Well-Known Member

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    Lewis Hamilton, what an utter tit.
     
  13. rowin4kicks

    rowin4kicks a man walked into a bar ...

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    Hamilton is losing alot of respect this year
     
  14. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    what a waste of laps so far
     
  15. Krazeh

    Krazeh Well-Known Member

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    Why? Because he's a racer and wants to win?
     
  16. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Well-Known Member

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    Yeah but there are lines, his decisions this year have just been awful and made him look an rookie, not a racer.
     
  17. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Because he races like a guy who often calls the suicide line (in short, he doesn't care for his own or his opponents life).
     
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  18. Krazeh

    Krazeh Well-Known Member

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    There was nothing wrong with the moves he made today. He unfortunately fell foul of the rain but what's the alternative? Don't bother racing while it's raining?
     
  19. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Well-Known Member

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    Apart from ploughing into the side of Webber who gave him space, over driving the hair pin and Jenson was fair enough.

    So yeah, great few laps!

    And I never said anything, I'm actually currently annoyed the safety car is out because it's raining. Lewis is losing a lot of fans this year by acting like a petulant rookie.
     
  20. oasked

    oasked Stuck in (better) mud

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    I don't think Lewis hasn't done anything wrong in this race, he has tried to make a few overtakes - but his incident with Jenson was a racing incident.

    This is getting a bit boring watching the safety car though...
     

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