- Mar 9, 2013
Hi guys anyone watch qualifying today? what a great session i hope this is Hamilton's year he is my fav driver. And man Kimi will be shown up this year
my too,it depends how the riders will develop with the cars.Its unpredictable,which is greatTANK91 said:Hi guys anyone watch qualifying today? what a great session i hope this is Hamilton's year he is my fav driver. And man Kimi will be shown up this year
I dont despise Vettel but want him to not win a 5th straight, i also cant see Kimi doing well this year a great taent and river but 34 is not old old but he is past his peak, FA is only a year younger so you could say he is old but he as been at peak for 3 years plus i think Alonso has 2 years to get his 3rd title. Kimi in 05 or 03 beats most drivers, even 07 i did not think he was as good and last year if Kimi was a great he would have outshne Gro alot more, i dont think Gro would hold a candle to Alonso or Hamilton or Vet.DenisMenchov said:I watch every F1 race. My fav is Kimi, and I despise SV#1.
Yes, there is a new rule regarding fuel flow rates, this is what Daniel Ricciardo was DQ'ed for and Red Bull are contesting with F1.FoxxyBrown1111 said:Isn´t there a new rule, that the in-car-computers curb the power down if too much petrol is used?
What a farce F-1 became in the last two decades. Step by step going down....
Someone remember the 80s?
Piquet overtaking Mansell and vice versa in Brands Hatch. Battles until the end with drivers almost collapsing?
They gave it all. Talent counted. Now it´s computers vs computers. Overtaking in the pit lanes only. Boring racetracks w/o long enough straights for overtaking. No more slipstream battles.
In short: What a bore to watch "racers" go in circles. Yawn...
It was in his book years back. I remember he had a regular column in The Sun newspaper while he was a driver and he wasn't pulling punches in it either.FoxxyBrown1111 said:Didn´t know Irvine talked so bad about Mansell. I mean Irvine. A 2nd tier racer who accomplished next to nothing.
Mansell OTOH was great before his F1 title in the superior Williams car.
He had inconceivable bad luck. Tires exploding in the last round, emty fuel in last round, late crashes and what else.... He certainly deserved a championship for all the things that happened before.
Andretti flopping in F1 is true. OTOH, some made it (Villeneuve, Montoya to some extend). Still, the talent level might be less in the US. OTOH, what´s it worth to have the best drivers in the F1, if the cars and No1-contracts only decide championships? Nothing!
I prefer true metal, and true racing...
Remember when Alesi was at Benetton and forgot to pit (Australia I think) despite the team holding out boards telling him to, and then running out of fuel the next lap?gooner said:I was a huge fan of it throughout the 90s. There was some great characters even outside of the obvious ones with guys like Berger and Alesi. I agree with Foxxy, no one cared in Europe for the Indy and I followed all the races for a couple of years specifically because of Mansell going over there to ride for Paul Newman's team. They had some drivers back then as well, Bobby Rahal, Al Unser Jnr, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mansell's teammate Mario Andretti. Michael Andretti switched over to F1 at the time to be Senna's teammate and he flopped hugely. Those were the days.
I remember Eddie Irvine saying Mansell and Hill won second rate titles on the back of technological superiority over others. I still respect Hill for his win when he was at Jordan but as the years went on with rule changes, I got completely fed up and I don't see the drivers of today with the same charisma as the ones of the previous eras.