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Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Paul Jeffrey, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. sjb266

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    Bloody Nissan drivers!:rolleyes:
     
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  2. Sasha Jednak

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    Looking forward to first Q, after that I will know if the season will be worth it or not. :unsure:
     
  3. numbersevenhull

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    First race is always exciting. I remember being stoked before the 1997 Melbourne GP. Went out clubbing, back at 4am

    Could reigning champion Damon Hill somehow rise above the Arrows?
    Could he kick sand in the face of Williams who'd dropped him?
    Could man rise above machine in a great sporting story?

    Nope, throttle problem and stopped on the formation lap. DNS + hangover :cry:
    But we'll always have Hungary and Spa in the Jordan :)
     
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  4. KittX

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    *cough* Sebring *cough*
     
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  5. svenvangent

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    The waiting is over let the good life begin .........with some( eu many sorry ) good races between Mercedes Ferrari and Red Bull hopefully .
    Gentleman let the wheeeeeeeels roll over .
     
  6. Andrew Harper

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    Not 100% sure at the moment.

    I used to religiously watch F1 from year to year but in the last few years, I've found I tend to end up watching whilst working on the PC or doing some other work. It doesn't grip me like it used to. Sad but true.

    I seem to like the diversity of Sportscar racing more now and that's where my enjoyment is. Sebring is gonna be a good one this weekend. Lots of diversity in classes and cars. Weather is looking unpredictable as well. I'll probably be enjoying a nice drink (or two) and watching that instead.

    However for those that enjoy F1, fingers crossed 2019 is a good season :)
     
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  7. Shadowoff

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    Yeah, Im also really excited. Cant wait for those prototypes to go around this bumpy, glorious and traditional tra...
    Oh, this thread isnt about the 12h Sebring :whistling: Well, I wont gonna waste my time on a F1 thread to explain how boring it is, but I will definetly enjoy the triggered people defending their opinion. Have a good time
     
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  8. snyperal

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    Was that the season he got 1 point at silverstone ?
     
  9. Turk

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    I'd like to watch F1 but I don't know that I'll be able to this year. I'll try to catch the highlights on Channel 4 but if I get results beforehand I may not bother.
     
  10. Antony Snook

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    I am exited to see the cars in race trim and to see how they fair.
    The track i am not a fan of as i don't like street races in general. Its better than Adelaide which was to tight. There will be a pile up after the lights as there always is a car struggling to get of the grid into turn 1 at any track. And then it will be a snooze fest to the flag.
    Teams put the pressure on as the season progresses. Its basically a test session for race distance. Once the fly away's are over and when get to Spain teams know more about what they are doing and have most of the performance parts that they don't want to send the other side of the world due to the amount of money it costs. Only the big 3 AMG-Mercedes, Scudaria-Ferrari, Red Bull can send a full 2019 challenger. So the championship is in there favor from the start.:ninja:
     
  11. Paradyski

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    Probably Williams the most :)
     
  12. Paradyski

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    hide your proxy and login onto some foreign site with live coverage
     
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  13. Edison5do

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    New, here, but I'm one of those silent followers. To be the top of the sport they make really stupid decisions, like adding a point for faster lap, sounds good, and then Locked it up to the Top team that already get ALL the points in the Top 10!! It is painful to watch the F1 losing money, and still making this kind of stupid decisions!
     
  14. 123rem

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    My best memory of this race was going to it in 2009. Jenson Button won in the Brawn GP car, but the biggest surprise was that The Who played a full free gig after the race in Albert Park.

    Man, it was unreal. I knew nothing about it.



    We went on to Crown Casino afterwards and won over $1,000 playing roulette. Granted, we spent about $1,500!

    It was some weekend I tell you.
     
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  15. aka2k

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    With the F1 heritage, it's an heresy to look forward to see boring, bureaucratic drivers driving boring cars. Meh.
     
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  16. muzikant

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    I hope for good season.. a lot of rookies in F1 Russel, Norris, Albon.....
    curious how can handle Vettel Charles Leclerq in the Ferrari. I think it is a difficult season for Vettel. Because Leclerq is a serious fast tallent driver!
    And how good is the Redbull Honda?
     
  17. numbersevenhull

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    I believe it was yes. I went to Silverstone in 1999 to watch Damons last British GP. Only GP I've ever been too. Led the race for one lap and the place erupted. Oh god, those 99 machines were epic, the amount of adjustments drivers were making just to get around one corner was really something.
     
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  18. rubaru

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    You keep talking about how much pressure LEC can put on VET. I'm also excited about VER v. GAS, RAI v. GIO, and (drum roll) PER v. STR. I'm hoping for an amazing season by all of the rookies, a fabulous comeback tour from KUB, and seeing some occasional midfielders on the podium. But I think my eye will squarely be on Renault. Two very experienced drivers in a car that is almost there...should be exciting to see what they can do with it and how much they can affect the Top 3. And finally get Hulk his podium after 9 seasons.
     
  19. gamer19

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    So many words and still can't believe you didn't mention Verbstappen in neither of them all. :D
     
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  20. muzikant

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    Verstappen talk on the track ;)
    If the Honda is good enough, nobody knows..
     
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