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2012 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Hampus Andersson, Nov 19, 2012.

Who will win the Brazilian Grand Prix?

Poll closed Nov 24, 2012.
  1. Hamilton

    39.4%
  2. Vettel

    15.6%
  3. Alonso

    25.6%
  4. Raikkonen

    6.3%
  5. Button

    3.1%
  6. Webber

    2.5%
  7. Massa

    1.9%
  8. Grosjean

    0.6%
  9. Maldonado

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Rosberg

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Schumacher

    4.4%
  12. Other

    0.6%
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  1. Hampus Andersson

    Hampus Andersson

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    São Paulo welcomes Formula One as the teams assemble at Interlagos for the 20th and final round of the 2012 F1 World Championship. The Brazilian Grand Prix has been the scene of much drama since it moved from the beginning to the end of the F1 season and it has the opportunity to be so again as Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso go head-to-head around the famous Autódromo José Carlos Pace, each seeking to become a three-times World Champion

    Click here to read the official 2012 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix preview

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  2. Hampus Andersson

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    Damn... Just saw the guy from Mclaren tooned episodes saying the classical "oh dear....it's happened again...."

    i'll make a poll in a minute :)
     
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  3. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Last race for Micheal Schumacher before his second retirement and also last races for Lewis Hamilton,Segio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg for their respective teams.
     
  4. Carlos Luna

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    I'd go as far to say that it will probably the last race in his career. I don't think he'll find the inspiration to come back a second time unless he'd be willing to run in one of the mid to bottom tier teams. He got lucky with the opportunity he had with Mercedes because I doubt any better team will take a chance on him.
     
  5. Diego Lopez

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    ahhh Brazil, I remember how Fernando won it here in 2005 and 2006, obvoiusly he had to finish in the podium in 2005 regardless of Kimi winning it.

    2006 Schumi just had bad luck engine.

    2007 He almost had it, but Ferrari played it smart with Kimi and Massa pit stops.
    2008 2nd and 2009 i dont remember, but he wasnt there to win anything.

    2010 he was just one race away from winning the WC.
    2011 lost 2nd or 3rd place in the points, but it was worthless since Seb clinched it in Japan.

    Given that Alonso has a good podium finish record in this track, with the F2012....I highly doubt it, unless Lewis is there to cover Vettel...

    If they are to win the WC, they better sort themselves out and create a machinery for 2013 that represents their win, even if they dont win the WC, they were the closest and most reliable throughout the whole year behind RB.
    this year...Thunder, lighting, and rain over the weekend....

    my heart will be in my throat....

    come on buddy, the world wants a new World Champion! even if you won it before...If the Mayans are correct about the end of the world, at least I can die happy :p

    About the video, I really miss those car specs, maximum downforce cars, sadly they are gone :(
     
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  6. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    It was his last race as he decided to end his career. He tried his best to develop a car but eventually Mercedes failed in that. I think he will be there as a Team Member if offered by Merc camp
     
  7. Carlos Luna

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    Probability for rain on Saturday for quali is around 70%, with Sunday having a 60% chance of rain. A lot can change from now until race day but these predictions are getting me excited for what could happen this weekend.

    Yeah, their development just bombed, especially this year. They were good during the first handful of races but after that they had no success with any upgrades. Sucks he has to go out like this.
     
  8. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    I don't think the pre-weather assessments are worthy we don't know how much weather may change so its Best to wait until the cars hit the track on the Sessions
     
  9. Hampus Andersson

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    can any admin/moderator merge this with the other brazilian gp thread?

    Tom Endres
     
  10. Tom

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    Done.
     
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  11. Ketnix

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    I expect Schumi to probably retire from racing altogether. Mika and him should go have some drinks. :p

    I think Vettel's got this. He's just got too much of an advantage going in, reliability is his only concern. If it rains, Alonso's great in the rain, but its not going to stop Vettel finishing where he needs to to clinch the title.
     
  12. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Well Still Vettel has some concerns The reliability. So until we see the Final result we can't say who got the WDC Except Alonso got a DNF which was highly unlikely
     
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  13. Ejike Wodu

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    Vettel managed to do it in 2010 when 3 other drivers were also in a position to take it from him in the final race.
    It is likely that he will do it again. Let hope his luck has run out and he has to fight on his own.
     
  14. Calum McLure

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    Red Bull running a new spec alternator that Renault tested on Caterham and Lotus at the weekend. They're quite confident that should the problem sorted :(

    Anyone know any good rain dances ? :thumbsup:
     
  15. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Well whether they are running a Problem free Alternator or not should be Decided only after race and if it was true then it was Very good News to me:D
     
  16. Ketnix

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    Bernies put his money on Vettel for Brazil. Who would of known?
     
  17. Dmitry Zaharov

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    Pitlane still is in old place? I remember they planned to build new pit complex between turns 3 and 4
     
  18. Hampus Andersson

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  19. Ketnix

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    Should make for an interesting weekend.
     
  20. Johnny Russian

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    especially with the thunderstorms on Saturday. could throw up some interesting qualifying results with some teams maybe managing to get a few laps in during a rain-free period, and other teams getting caught out by the weather.
     
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