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For the first time since, the 50s, perhaps, does next season have potential of a 5-way team fight?

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Mohamedou Ari, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Mohamedou Ari

    Mohamedou Ari
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    Aside from Ferrari, McLaren, and Red Bull (as long as they have Newey) being the perennial top dogs in the fight, do you guys think Mercedes and Lotus might have just as much to lose as the top three teams of 2010-2012?

    Mercedes, their chances seem more inevitable with Rosberg, a race winner for the car, and a champion in Hamilton.

    Lotus, they may not have much chance, but, I am sure Raikkonen has a shot at one more title and Grosjean can finally compete for a race win; but, it is a matter of the team getting themselves together.

    If not '13, then maybe '14 or '15.
     
  2. Chris Jenkins

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    I don't think Mercedes or Lotus will be much different next year than they are this year.
    2014 is when you'll maybe see a shake-up
     
  3. Xosé Estrada

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    But maybe in 2014 we have a dominant team, you never know with big rule changes.
     
  4. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    We can say the Battle may get heated up with 5 teams in close pursuit due to 2012
    But in 2013 If Ferrari Really Upgrade their 2012 Package and Make it as a Front row sharing team in Dry for Most of circuits it can be a 3 way battle or else it will be a 2 way battle between Redbull and Mclaren with Ferrari making some appearances
    but you never know what can happen in the time and we may have Lotus,Mercedes getting a win or 2 But major battle will be between RBR and Mclaren from the Likes of 2012.
     
  5. Metalfreaky

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    I don't really expect anything from MGP until 2014.
    I don't see much progress in terms of car performance since they started in 2010.