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Hamilton on Top Gear today

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Hampus Andersson, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Hampus Andersson

    Hampus Andersson

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    He´s out for Vettel´s time apparently :)

    Nobody knows his time yet but judging by this tweet he might have done well.

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    https://twitter.com/ChrisGeorgiou21/status/301792526745104384/photo/1

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    1. 1:42.9 - Lewis Hamilton
    2. 1:44.0 - Sebastian Vettel
    3. 1:44.3 - Rubens Barrichello
    4. 1:44.4 - Ben Collins (old stig)
    5. 1:44.6 - Nigel Mansell
    6. 1:44.7 - Lewis Hamilton (wet and oily)
    7. 1:44.7 - Jenson Button (hot)
    8. 1:44.9 - Jenson Button (falling snow)
    9. 1:46.1 - Kimi Räikkönen
    10. 1:46.3 - Damon Hill
    11. 1:47.1 - Mark Webber (extremely wet)
     
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  2. Shane Butler

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    If I can remember correctly, his laptime was just over a second quicker than Vettel's. A 1.42.9 I think.
     
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  3. Andrew Ford

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    i think he had lots and lots of practise at this. i think i saw a video a few months back and i thought it was linked to his first attempt. however, he did this time months ago - so that fits.
    slightly unfair but as a hamilton fan, please he found a way to do it and shows how determined he is. doubt jenson would come back to beat it.
     
  4. William Levesque

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    It's not like the car and the track are difficult is it ? Also, his previous attempt was in the wet.

    They all get quite a few laps there to test, and for a F1 driver I don't think it takes long to get a low-powered FWD econobox properly around a simple airport track...
     
  5. Hampus Andersson

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    Order has been restored :)

    Should be said they all take it very seriously, Vettel even asked if he could change the tire pressures on the car.
     
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  6. Ivan Mills

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    ahh...that's about the only way this fella can get close to Vettel....he needs a British show and a second try.

    not to worry though..LH will get to see plenty of him this year...in the paddocks:)
     
  7. Hampus Andersson

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  8. Georgios Davakos

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    From one point of view it isn't surprising to see Lewis being this fast but from an other point of view I wouldn't be surprised if all the drivers managed to improve their lap times and be very close to Lewis if they were given a second chance.
     
  9. William Levesque

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    See:
     
  10. Hampus Andersson

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    At least from now on we will probably see the F1 drivers demanding that they do their laps in the dry.
    Hopefully Vettel gets to come back and we´ll see if he manages to beat Hamilton in equal conditions and an equal car.

    For those who did not watch the show, when Barrichello did his time, he made T-shirts for all the other F1 drivers who had set a lap.
    On his shirt it said "I beat Stig" on all the other guys shirts it said "Stig beat me" :D
     
  11. Tony Holder

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    JB has been on twice?
     
  12. Ejike Wodu

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    Although LH was eager to have another go, after his first attempt Clarkson et al were amazed at his speed on a wet oily track, and were curious to see how he would do in the dry.
     
  13. Georgios Davakos

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    What do you want me to see.....???
     
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  14. Ivan Mills

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    i cant stop laughing how this poor sod had to go for a second time on this show,just so he can beat SV's time...its so funny its pitiful

    check out the big smile he's got on,he's so happy :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
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  15. Johan Top

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    Well, I wonder what Raikkonen can do on a dry track..
     
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  16. Hampus Andersson

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    lol we all know you are crying deep inside Ivan.
     
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  17. Hampus Andersson

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    not to mention the king, NANDO :)
     
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  18. Ivan Mills

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    you're right..in about 26 days i'll be crying even more:)
     
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  20. Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Could be 1:42.0 or some thing