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25th June 2013, 0:53 at 12:53 am #225572
About American open-wheelers.
I think it would need someone under 25 to be a real championship contender. Current under-25s (Rahal, de Silvestro, Vautier, Newgarden) don’t fit that category. If Munoz becomes regular next year and will be contender soon he might be one.6th June 2013, 8:14 at 8:14 am #230602
Charles and Giedo: With Romain Grosjean getting 10-place penalty, he may well be demoted behind you in the starting grid. In general, how do you look on defensive battle against drivers in faster cars?
Friday: (I want to stay away from tyregate, but ask about tyres a different question)
Monisha, last year it was said that Sauber is one of the best with tyres. In Monaco, Nico struggled towards the end of the race. Was the reason that he didn’t save tyres enough or is this year’s car different compared to last year?29th May 2013, 16:54 at 4:54 pm #230590
That would be good. But looking through the drivers so far involved, only two of them have been only once: Chilton and Maldonado. “Good” thing that they collided with each other, though I may see that Chilton has to wait until Britain.22nd May 2013, 21:33 at 9:33 pm #230588
With drivers’ session gone it doesn’t make sense to “ask” anything.
But for Alain Prost, this:
As a driver, Monaco GP is always special. Has it been special after your driving career, whether you have been just a spectator, team owner or in your current role as an advisor?22nd May 2013, 9:13 at 9:13 am #230581
Who are the Monaco GP participants?9th May 2013, 9:45 at 9:45 am #236432
It’s always difficult to compare drivers who competed full career and those who had a career cut short.
Of those single GP winners, I think the following had an early end to their careers: Kubica, Nannini, Nilsson, Pace, Cevert, Scarfiotti, Bandini, Musso.
Talking about full careers I rate Alesi the best.8th May 2013, 18:05 at 6:05 pm #230579
As I would be one on the floor, I would ask just one question in each, although this time one directed towards two members.
First, on drivers’ PC.
Sergio, Lewis Hamilton talked about being controlled too much while being at McLaren. Do you feel the difference between working in McLaren and Sauber?
Then, in the team staff PC:
Mark and Dave, how do you feel about the situation where the difference between your teams seem to be decided much by the bad luck happening to other teams rather than the pace of your teams?21st April 2013, 18:15 at 6:15 pm #232382
Best Driver: di Resta
Worst Driver: Gutierrez
Best Team: Lotus
Worst Team: Ferrari
Best Overtake: Perez on Alonso
Best Funny-moment: Not really anything remarkable
Most Surprising Result: Grosjean finding speed again
Least Surprising Result: Vettel winning
Special Mention to: Red Bull for sending woman to take constructors’ trophy.
Race Rating: 9/1018th April 2013, 12:46 at 12:46 pm #232051
IMO, Coulthard and Brundle have shown that former drivers who have worked for media can do the interviews much better than others.
In Finland we have nowadays Mika Salo in our crew, so he could be good chance to do it at some race. However in Bahrain he’s working in the stewards’ panel.18th April 2013, 7:01 at 7:01 am #230572
Having driven for Marussia last year and Caterham this year, how much the teams have difference in their working ambitions while trying to get higher on the timesheets?
McLaren has had several bad starts to the season, such as in 2004 or 2009. In both those years the team was able to win in the latter parts of the season. Are those experiences helpful in the current situation of the team?15th April 2013, 17:19 at 5:19 pm #231985
The teams will improve their tyre usage towards the end of the season and I think we will the amount of pit stop decreasing towards the end of the season, just like it has happened in past two years.11th April 2013, 20:51 at 8:51 pm #230565
Just read the transcript and noted that Grosjean and Perez didn’t get asked any questions from the floor.12th January 2012, 21:14 at 9:14 pm #185107
I say Adrian Sutil due to some trouble with the law. The question has only surnames, so Scheckter might refer to Tomas and not Jody.23rd December 2011, 21:51 at 9:51 pm #185076
Button – Malaysia 2009, Senna – Australia 1991, Prost – Monaco 1984, Brambilla – Austria 197523rd December 2011, 11:02 at 11:02 am #185070
A bit illogical thinking for the answer since that suggests the sequence is Button, x, Senna, Prost.