F1 Fanatic - Off-topic
i kind like it! satisfies my need for F1, while looking “arty” and “hip”
I have a slideshow of 67 photos of F1 Ferraris. I’m considering changing it to many photos of the whole of F1 because I find wonderful photos from other teams.
Currently I have:
1958 – Mike Hawthorn
1961 – Phil Hill
1970 – Mario Andretti
1973 – Arturo Merzario
1975 – Niki Lauda
1978 – Gilles Villeneuve
1981 – Gilles Villeneuve
1986 – Stefan Johansson
1989 – Nigel Mansell
1990 – Alain Prost
1996 – Michael Schumacher
1997 – Michael Schumacher
2004 – Michael Schumacher
2005 – Rubens Barrichello
2006 – Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen
2008 – Felipe Massa (x5), Luca Badoer (x2)
2009 – Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen (x5), Luca Badoer (x7), Giancarlo Fisichella
2010 – Felipe Massa (x4), Fernando Alonso (x8), Felipe Massa & Fernando Alonso (x2), Felipe Massa & Fernando Alonso & Luca Badoer, Jules Bianchi
2011 – Fernando Alonso (x4), Felipe Massa (x10)
Mine is Valentino Rossi, no link sorry.
TrueF1Grit, congratulations to your brother for doing so well in his karting :)
My desktop wallpaper is a blue linear geometric pattern. It came with Windows and is called “Crystal”. It sounds boring, but it’s peaceful and doesn’t lead to me staring at the screen for 30 minutes before getting anything done (a motorsport-related desktop wallpaper would carry that risk in my case).
My PDA’s wallpaper is not so limited because the screen is so small. It’s got a version of Bruno Mantovani’s “Fisico na Ferrari” picture, but with a recoloured background and slightly different lighting effects so that it was usable with the PDA’s theme.
Tangentially, my desktop screensaver is a Force India one from Belgium 2009.
Until Sunday I’d had this picture up to remind me of the days when Alonso would not just be known as the best driver, he’d get WDCs as well.
But since Sunday I’ve changed it to this one
Wonder what Keith has as wallpaper!
I usually have some picture of my favourite driver Heikki Kovalainen as my wallpaper. At the moment I am having this one: http://www.f1-fansite.com/wallpaper/2011-f1-season/f1-wallpaper-turkey-gp/desktop-wallpaper-f1-fansite.com-19-1280×1024.jpg
I have lately been using pictures with a small Lotus car vs large background on them.
Currently it’s a floor shot of Nico Rosberg around Valencia. Nabbed from this site of course.
Oh and Kubica’s R30 on my phone.
Keith’s pics are unfortunately too small for my desktop (1920×1200), so currently I’ve got this one http://www.darkhorse.com/Features/Desktops/1204/Buffy-Season-9
For a while I had Sauber’s Christmas pic as my wallpaper, which was their C30 with snowchains on in a snowy background.
Speaking of C30’s, that Polestar is awesome. If I had the money, I would totally commission one :D Wonder why Volvo didn’t sue Sauber for their car-name. Although, upon reflection, Ford had already sold the Volvo brand to Geely by the time this season started :p
I made an F1-related wallpaper expecting a topic like this to come up, so then I could post my wallpaper. But then yesterday I changed it, I didn’t see this topic.
Here is the picture I had as my wallpaper http://i.imgur.com/1hZlP.jpg
My favourite corner and my favourite ever f1 livery.
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