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The Formula One Thread

Discussion in 'General' started by HPPT, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    I would be on board with this line of thinking if they were racing another team for the title. They are not. This is a Red Bull championship. Checo is not credibly improving Alonso's or Leclerc's championship chances by taking points from Max. This is purely about Max being the Chosen One at Red Bull. I can't really blame them: if I paid someone €55 million, I would want to feel that I was justified in doing it. But Horner could at least show some support for his other driver. He knows just as well as we all do that he's not going to win the championship anyway.
     
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  2. BigBird

    BigBird blah

  3. DrA5

    DrA5 The OTHER Great Dane

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  4. Yzasserina

    Yzasserina sound it out

  5. dobr24

    dobr24 Well-Known Member

    Would love to see Danny back in a car on a permanent basis. Latest rumor is that he has gotten rid of some detrimental habits he picked up elsewhere and being back with Red Bull he's gotten quicker. My dream finish would be Danny, Alonso and Sargeant in the top spots. Statistically impossible but a guy can dream right?
     
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  6. motion

    motion Nihilistic Member

    Danny Ric to replace De Vries soon? I'm hearing the rumbling...
     
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  7. Yzasserina

    Yzasserina sound it out

  8. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    Imola is flooded again. What is it with that place?
     
  9. pickled egg

    pickled egg There is no “try”

    Water. :Poke:
     
  10. Paddy O

    Paddy O Well-Known Member

    Race canceled, when is the last time that happened?
     
  11. Yzasserina

    Yzasserina sound it out

  12. rd49

    rd49 Well-Known Member

    Looks like it sits at the base of a mountainous area, so heavy rains and runoff equal flooding.
     
  13. Razr

    Razr Well-Known Member

    Fook!!!
     
  14. dsapsis

    dsapsis El Jefe de los Monos

    River is immediately adjacent to track. Wonder what the stage has to be (think if this as height in meters from the riverbed) for it to flood into the track? Streetview on the bridge at the entrance looks like maybe +2 m would do it. https://goo.gl/maps/KGUAfBaoSRjSwvtr5
     
  15. A. Barrister

    A. Barrister Well-Known Member

    Australia at beginning of Covid for starters. And China a few times, but before anyone showed up. And others that were on schedule and later cancelled.
     
  16. DrA5

    DrA5 The OTHER Great Dane

    There was to be a nice run of 5 races in 6 weeks.....
     
  17. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

  18. Razr

    Razr Well-Known Member

    Kyler Murray! Oh hell no.
     
  19. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    :crackup:
     
  20. motion

    motion Nihilistic Member

    I was at the track on Thursday. Sad to see everyone packing up. The surrounding area is devastated, though.
     

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