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2012 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Bradley Vanian, Sep 4, 2012.

Who will win the Italian Grand Prix?

Poll closed Sep 9, 2012.
  1. Sebastian Vettel

    4.2%
  2. Mark Webber

    2.5%
  3. Jenson Button

    10.9%
  4. Lewis Hamilton

    22.7%
  5. Fernando Alonso

    24.4%
  6. Felipe Massa

    3.4%
  7. Michael Schumacher

    12.6%
  8. Nico Rosberg

    0.8%
  9. Kimi Raikkonen

    8.4%
  10. Jerome D'Ambrosio (replacement for Grosjean)

    8.4%
  11. Someone else

    1.7%
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  1. Bradley Vanian

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    AUTODROMO DI MONZA

    Length of lap: 5.793km
    Lap record: 1:21.046 (Rubens Barrichello, Ferrari, 2004)
    Start line/finish line offset: 0.309km
    Total number of race laps: 53
    Total race distance: 306.720km
    Pitlane speed limits: 60km/h during practice; 100km/h during qualifying/race

    Changes to the circuit since 2011

    ► The wall on the driver’s right approaching Turn One has been moved closer to the track and an additional marshal post provided 150m before Turn One.
    ► The track has been resurfaced from the exit of the Ascari chicane (turn 10) to a point after the exit of Parabolica (turn 11)..
    ► The pit wall fence has been renewed.

    Event Times (Local Time)
    Practice 1 - Fri 10:00
    Practice 2 - Fri 14:00
    Practice 3 - Sat 11:00
    Qualifying - Sat 14:00
    Race - Sun 14:00

    2004 Pole Lap at Monza. Fastest ever Formula One Lap
     
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  2. Hampus Andersson

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    Will be interesting to see if RBR can go the other way like they did last year.

    Enough downforce to make up for it in the turns while suffer some on the straights.
    Usually that doesn´t work at all at Monza so it was a nice contrast to see.
    It was really do or die for him as well, had Alonso stayed in the front it would have been like Hamilton/Schumacher pretty much.

    Also great that it´s just a couple of days until we get our next fix of F1.
     
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  3. Kartik Sri Harsha

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  4. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    DRY Weather all the weekend was another good thing
    And i believe Lotus will use its DDRS here to gain Massive Speed Advantage
    But Can't count out RBR
     
  5. Bradley Vanian

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    I can't anymore. An admin will need to make one.
     
  6. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Make a Thread with Pole and Ask Admin to Merge it with this one
    It will be easy for him
     
  7. Bradley Vanian

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    @Tom Endres

    EDIT: Thanks.

    Poll not added though, will close just before Qualy hopefully if it is added.
     
  8. Tom

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    Hm didn't work and both the poll and thread are gone. Could you set up another one? I'm sorry, I guess I selected the wrong thread as target by accident. :(
     
  9. Bradley Vanian

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    You selected the correct one, because the post in it (which was me tagging you) came here.

    I'm away now.
     
  10. Tom

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    But the poll isn't in here. I thought the same but I guess XF doesn't import the poll, only the posts. VB is importing both.
     
  11. Tom

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    Poll is up.
     
  12. Kartik Sri Harsha

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  13. Tom

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    Wasn't merged, I recreated it from scratch - post by post. ;)

    Have fun! Despite me hating Monza I'm still hoping Lewis is making it to the finish line this time.
     
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  14. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Well I too want Lewis to finish this race Except his Master class Win in Hungary and a Low Point Finish in British GP He had awful DNF's Since Valencia as None of them are his fault
    But i'm Counting on RBR and Vettel as usual
     
  15. Hampus Andersson

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    Just to let you know, you can know just tell me when things need fixing in the F1 section.
     
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  16. Markus Neumann

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    I think it's between Schumacher (Spa showed again that they have great straightline speed (will be terribly slow through Parabolica though)), Hamilton (best car & strongest engine) and Alonso (Ferrari always make a special effort for Monza).

    I just went with Schumacher :)
     
  17. Bradley Vanian

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    By the way, the "unknown Lotus driver" has now been confirmed as Jerome D'Ambrosio
     
  18. Metalfreaky

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    I don't think RBR can try it the other way around this year. I would expect them go arrive in damage limitation mode this year. Their car just isn't that dominant in the corners like last year and they still have problems in top speed.

    I guess it will look similar to Spa: Mclaren in front and Ferrari, Lotus and RBR close behind them. Also i expect something to see from Sauber again.

    Lotus is btw not using DDRS at Monza
     
  19. Hampus Andersson

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    Yup i would have changed it but i don´t think i have gotten all the privileges yet.
    Bram is a busy man so maybe in the coming days i can be fully involved in the F1 section.

    Nice title huh? :)
     
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  20. Tom

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    Oh, I checked Formula1.com prior to creating the poll but he wasn't listed. Changed.
     
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