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Favourite car number system?

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by airutonpurosuto8912, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. 1950-1973: Numbers allocated by event organisers

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  2. 1974-1995: Permanent team numbers

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  3. 1996-2013: Team numbers ordered by WCC position from the previous season

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  4. 2014-present: Drivers' own numbers

    73.3%
  1. airutonpurosuto8912

    airutonpurosuto8912
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    Which car number system in Formula One do you mostly like?

    #1: 1950-1973: Numbers allocated by event organisers
    #2: 1974-1995: Permanent team numbers
    #3: 1996-2013: Team numbers ordered by WCC position from the previous season
    #4: 2014-present: Drivers' own numbers

    Read more at: http://f1.wikia.com/wiki/Car_number
     
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  2. rubaru

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    I really prefer the way it is now with drivers choosing their own number. It will follow them through their career. Also, I think champions should also have the opportunity to have their number retired. So, no one else in history would be allowed to have #44 if Lewis or FIA decide it to be so.
     
  3. the_sigman

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    In sometime in the future though many choices will be too limited. It is good how it is. Numbers disallowed only to honor major or gone-too-early drivers.

    Anyway, #44 might be retired, as Lewis is the sport's best ever promoter
     
  4. Azure Flare

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    I liked it when the FIA announced driver-selected numbers. Nobody has been cheeky enough to have #69 yet.
     
  5. Alberto Casado

    Alberto Casado

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    Very short sighted. In a couple decades you run out of two digit numbers.

    I actually liked the 'old' way. Car number one was last years top dog, simple and clear.