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2011 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix

Discussion in 'Formula 1 Race Comments' started by Jean-Francois Matte, Jun 9, 2011.

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  1. Hey guys, since I'll spend 3 days at the Montreal GP, I tought I should start a thread here.

    So to begin with here's the weather forcasts: sunny tommorow, some showers saturday and rain on sunday.

    I think the McLarens will be very fast this week-end, and that Hamilton could very well win, specially if it rains. But I also think Button could cause a surprise.

    Chris Hempsall thinks Schumi will be pretty fast too, and I totally agree...

    What do you guys think ?:tongue:
     
  2. Erik Tveit

    Erik Tveit
    I can haz cookie?

    Rain! :D
     
  3. Bruno Sousa Ferreira

    Bruno Sousa Ferreira
    Strategy Mister!

    Rain should make it interesting, but probably the worst thing for the Mclarens.
     
  4. Meh... That means that I will be stuck inside this weekend !!! XD

    WV8S 2011, Le Mans, F1 at Montreal and the support series and Rain XD
     
  5. Yeah a busy week-end mon ami !
     
  6. Didn't beat the one two weeks ago, Monaco GP(+ feeder series) alongside the mighty 500!
     
  7. Chris Hempsall

    Chris Hempsall
    Moderator

    You think the McLarens will struggle with rain Bruno? I think it's the only chance they have of keeping up with the Red Bulls. Plus Hamilton loves the rain, and seems to always be competetive in the wet.

    And also, never ever write off Alonso, I say it every race, no one seems to be talking about him much this season, but he can always sneak up on you.

    And of course as Jean-Francois has mentioned, I think Schumacher is gonna do something, top 5, dare I say podium.
     
  8. I have the feeling that The onces to make the surprise will be the top 3 teams sec drivers. (Massa, Button and Webber)
    The rain will spice things up for sure but Montreal have never disapointed the spectators with the action that is always going on even in the dry so with wet weather who knows what we might see. (Lotus first points? :p )
     
  9. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

    I don't see much change happening.
    Red Bull quick in sectors 1 and 2, McLaren quick in sector 3.

    Don't get me wrong, I'd love nothing more than a Hamilton-Button 1-2, but I just think it'll be different track, same old story this weekend.
     
  10. HAHAH Vettel crashed. rofl. hopefully Maclaren isnt having issues.
     
  11. Chris Hempsall

    Chris Hempsall
    Moderator

    haha, i'm not sure what I found more entertaining. Vettel adding his name to the list of champions that succembed to that wall, or the steward falling over trying to get to him.
     
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  13. James Chant

    James Chant
    Premium Member

    Yeah, watch top centre of screen at 2:06 haha
     
  14. Amazing how the mechanics could fix Vettel's car in 2 hours. Vettel really took the "Mur des champions" chicane too fast...Is it because Red Bulls aren't quick enough to follow the Ferrari's and McLarens ?

    Almost all the teams used the soft tires most of the day, the extra soft weren't tested much. We'll probably have a lap record tomorow in Q3...

    And imagine if Alonso gets pole ? That would give us a hell of a race...
     
  15. I think it's going to be a very interesting race, Ferrari & McLaren are really going to pressure RedBull.
    There were 60 on track passes last year :)

    This may be Vettels first loss of the year??
     
  16. Abdul Al-Amry

    Abdul Al-Amry
    2011 RD Indy 500 Winner

    Haha, had to watch it again to see him.
     
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    Hehe a little pic directly from the GP...Notice my friend just bought me breakfast. P3 in 30 minutes and qualy this afternoon !
     
  18. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

    I'm wondering why D'Ambrosio is number 25? There's only 24 cars.Anyone know?
     
  19. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

    I'm guessing you mean his 2nd loss?
     
  20. number 13 isn't used.
     
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