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  • #289318
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    andae23
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    Nice race to end the season! Shame that we couldn’t take more than one point, but to be honest it rather sums up the season (although a double retirement would have been even more appropriate.. grumble grumble). Thanks you all for the last two years!

    #289313
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    @redmist The black boxes are correct, I think they are the driver, gloves and rear wing top element (which I made all black).

    #289307
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    @redmist @robocat How about these? Made this very quickly using my old templates, would this do for testing??

    one two three four five

    #289284
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    @robocat Would that help? You’re switching games next year, right?

    Anyway, I don’t mind, I can upload them somewhere tomorrow.

    #289238
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    @s5l5 Yes, but I couldn’t do that during my lunch break :P

    If we look at the F1F drivers’ poll, about 40 % voted for Hamilton, 40% for Ricciardo and 20% for other drivers, mostly for Alonso. So if we translate that to our problem, you can say that 4 principals voted for Hamilton, 4 for Ricciardo and, say, 2 for Alonso. If we assume that, then the resulting combinations are very weird, especially for Ricciardo: if he got four 1st places, then at least 3 team principals didn’t include him in their top 5. So that’s maybe not the best starting point.

    Looking at the combinations for Hamilton, I guess ‘4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0′, ‘4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0′, ‘5 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0′ and ‘5 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0′ are the most likely candidates. I did a bit of work and it seems like ALO and RIC can’t have more than 2 1st places to have ‘realistic’ combinations (i.e. at least 9/10 team principals had them high up their list), so I’m guessing that ‘5 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0′ is the most likely one. Thoughts?

    #289222
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    Very long post warning!!!

    Wrote a small Matlab code that calculates all possible combinations. The format is as follows: ‘1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3′ means that one 1st place, two 5th places and three 10th places would get the score.

    For Hamilton (194 points), there are 29 possibilities:
    2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    4 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
    5 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
    5 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
    5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    5 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
    5 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (here’s the one Keith pointed out)
    6 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
    6 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
    6 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
    6 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
    6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
    6 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
    6 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
    6 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
    6 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
    6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
    6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    6 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
    6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
    6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    7 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
    7 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
    7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
    7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
    7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

    For Alonso (155 points), there are 334 possibilities.. I’m not going to list them all for obvious reasons. However, if you assume every team principal had Alonso in his top 5, there are sixteen possibilities:
    0 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    0 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
    1 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    1 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    1 2 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
    1 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
    1 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
    1 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
    2 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
    2 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
    2 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
    3 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
    3 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
    3 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0

    For Ricciardo (135 points), there are 825 possibilities. I guess from now on I will only mention the number of possibilities.

    For Bottas (119 points), there are 1424 possibilities.

    For Rosberg (114 points), there are 1593 possibilities.

    For Massa (55 points), there are 1272 possibilities.

    For Vettel (53 points), there are 1165 possibilities.

    For Bianchi (44 points), there are 840 possibilities. If you assume no one put Bianchi in his or her top 6, there are 13 possibilities:
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 3 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 4 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 0

    For Button (40 points), there are 654 possibilities. If you assume no one put Button in his or her top 6, there are 20 possibilities:
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 3 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 4 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 3 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 0

    For Kvyat (28 points), there are 244 possibilities. If you assume no one put Kvyat in his or her top 6, there are 38 possibilities:
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 8 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 6
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 2
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0
    0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
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    Conclusion: it’s pretty much impossible to apply reverse engineering here, there are just too many combinations. Maybe with a better code we can see some possibilities for what the team principals voted for, but I guess there will be far too many to make some sense out of it.

    While we’re on it, here’s the (very clunky) Matlab code if you’re interested:

    clear all
    clc
    p = [25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1]; % points
    s = 194; % score, for instance 194 for Hamilton
    r = []; % results, the output matrix
    t = 1; % counter, just ignore this one
    for p1 = 0:10
    for p2 = 0:(10-p1)
    for p3 = 0:(10-p1-p2)
    for p4 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3)
    for p5 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3-p4)
    for p6 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3-p4-p5)
    for p7 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3-p4-p5-p6)
    for p8 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3-p4-p5-p6-p7)
    for p9 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3-p4-p5-p6-p7-p8)
    for p10 = 0:(10-p1-p2-p3-p4-p5-p6-p7-p8-p9)
    if p1*p(1)+p2*p(2)+p3*p(3)+p4*p(4)+p5*p(5)+p6*p(6)+p7*p(7)+p8*p(8)+p9*p(9)+p10*p(10) == s
    r(t,:) = [p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 p7 p8 p9 p10];
    t = t+1;
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end
    end

    I might make a possible distribution tonight or tomorrow, if I don’t forget :)

    #289152
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    andae23
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    Congrats @Redmist! :)

    #288370
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    Thanks for the messages guys; don’t worry, I will still be around to watch the drama unfold next season :)

    @pezlo2013 Sadly the format changed, so I can’t run the season 3 livery (also I would probably upset my friends at KLM :P)

    #288334
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    @jamiefranklinf1 I’m not sure, I will leave that up to @robocat

    #288330
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    #288134
    #287286
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    What the flying monkey balls happened to Wagner!? o_O

    Another disappointing race, surprised Mattson made it to the end, usually both cars just retire anyway..

    #286069
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    That’s a mighty strong line-up for Thursday.

    To Hamilton and Rosberg: Both of you have had quite a year, what is the most important lesson you learned this season?

    To Button and Alonso: You have both been in F1 for more than ten seasons, do you think you will continue your racing career once you retire from Formula 1? *wink*

    To Vettel: You have been very outspoken about the regulation changes this year; if you could make only one change to the technical regulations for 2015, what would it be?

    To Hülkenberg: First of all, you are awesome. Secondly, Force India has been in the top five constructors for the majority of 2014, is it realistic to expect Force India to be in the top five constructors next year?

    #285973
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    The man behind the wheel has been sentenced to 8 months in prison:

    http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/116804

    #285592
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    Unpopular opinion, but I’ve never been much of a fan of Buxton’s commentary. It’s great to have a commentator who knows so much about the junior categories, but the “my mate” this and “he’s such a good guy” really bothered me.

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