Craig Woollard

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  • #325825
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    FE cars don’t generate masses of downforce anyhow so I doubt it will change much there. However what I do hope will change is the strength of the wing as a whole. Too frequently last season wings were broken. They almost seemed to shatter at the sight of a bollard. As for aesthetics, I actually quite like the look of it personally.

    #325803
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    I think this is positive for both sides. Also means I’ll likely be able to see the category in the flesh for the first time next year, added bonus!

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    They use slow zones at Le Mans and they work exceptionally well. However F1 circuits are not necessarily long enough to warrant having them, but I don’t see why it can’t be at least considered.

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    You could go for a G27. It does exactly what the G29 does pretty much. I have the latter as I was able to find it reduced by 40% and it is a lot of fun!

    If you can find a G29 for a decent price then it might be worth going for. It’s a bit like the G27 but just a bit more refined.

    It may also be worth looking at what games you have and seeing which wheels are compatible. If you play some older games, then newer wheels may not work so well.

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    This video doesn’t really do it much justice, but Cadwell Park:

    #320977
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    Knowing Ferrari, he will be replaced by Bottas. I’ll let you all work out why.

    #320225
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    Here’s a fairly recent one:

    Two Chip Ganassi cars coming into contact as Charlie Kimball (cyan-coloured car) shoves team leader and championship contender Scott Dixon (red car) off into retirement.

    #320066
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    Shameful decision. How are drivers going to learn that moves like that are simply not right without getting some sort of punishment? Many will draw comparison to the Hamilton/Rosberg clash but if anything, this one is more similar to the crash caused by Alfonso Celis at Hungary in the Formula 3.5 V8 not too long ago.

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    http://indycaruk.weebly.com/news/indy-lights-coverage-returns-to-uk-tv

    Here is the first update, and it is a positive one!

    #316531
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    I’m only going on drivers who were withdrawn before the race in the case of a DNS here:

    Vettel missed the ’07 French, British and European GPs between his BMW and STR stints.

    Massa missed the ’02 US GP (suspension(?)). He also missed eight races in ’09 (injury). He was replaced by Frentzen, Badoer and Fisichella.

    Bottas missed the ’15 Australian GP (injury).

    Perez missed the ’11 Monaco and Canadian GPs (injury). He was replaced by de la Rosa.

    Ericsson missed the final three races of the 2014 season after leaving Caterham. He was replaced by Will Stevens.

    Alonso missed the ’15 Australian GP (injury) and is set to miss the ’16 Bahrain GP (injury). He was/will be replaced by Magnussen and Vandoorne.

    Button missed the ’03 Monaco GP (injury) and the ’05 Spanish and Monaco GP (team suspended).

    Grosjean missed the ’12 Italian GP (suspension). He was replaced by d’Ambrosio.

    #312901
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    F1’s loss is certainly IndyCar’s gain here.

    #312243
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    I’ve firmly moved over onto the whole “PC master race” thing, so I simply no longer play Gran Turismo.

    Games such as rFactor (and games which are effectively rFactor mods such as Stock Car Extreme) and Assetto Corsa have so many brilliant mods that it provides almost endless fun. The latter especially is perfect for just driving around at speed in, around a beautiful Monza or somewhere like that.

    I’m yet to get iRacing, but it sounds as if I should.

    As for something a touch more on the fun side, Next Car Game: Wreckfest is also pretty good, despite being in alpha still.

    #312024
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    Surprising choice for Ganassi really, but Chilton’s year in Lights has well and truly paid off. Being team mate to the likes of Kanaan and Dixon is really not going to be easy but he will learn a lot from then (as well as Dario Franchitti). Has to be in with a shout of ROTY honours.

    #311597
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    The Newman/Haas team dominated the end of the Champ Car era. Five championships in six years and four on the bounce for Sebastien Bourdais before the series merged with the Indy Racing League to become the IndyCar series we know today. Had the series not split, with the now-late Justin Wilson onboard replacing Bourdais, it would have been likely that sort of form could well have continued.

    #311123
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    Some superb drivers there. No indication on who will be paired with who or who will be the third driver for Le Mans however.

    Ford are also hoping to take four cars to Le Mans. Four! That is simply fantastic.

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