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  • #273145
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    Jordan and Super Aguri for me. Sad to see both go when they did. At least we have Aguri in Formula E this year!

    #273139
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    August 30th – Verizon IndyCar Series – Will Power – Round 15 of 15 – Race 18 of 18
    Also of note in this series: Carlos Munoz won Rookie of the Year at the same race, Chevrolet the manufacturers cup. Juan Pablo Montoya was awarded the ‘Most Popular Driver’ award the day after.

    #272637
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    Who would I like to see? Well if you’re ignoring all current contracts then this could get interesting.

    This won’t happen but this is what I would like to happen, respecting the fact that some drivers are already confirmed:

    Mercedes: L. Hamilton/N. Rosberg
    Red Bull: D. Ricciardo/R. Grosjean
    Williams: F. Massa/K. Raikkonen
    Ferrari: F. Alonso/J. Bianchi
    McLaren: S. Vettel/V. Bottas
    Force India: N. Hulkenberg/K. Magnussen
    Toro Rosso: D. Kvyat/M. Verstappen
    Lotus: P. Maldonado/J. Palmer
    Marussia: S. Vandoorne/A. Rossi
    Sauber: S. De Silvestro/S. Sirotkin
    Caterham: C. Sainz Jr./R. Frijns

    EDIT: If I had my way I would have had J.E. Vergne instead of P. Maldonado and A. Lynn instead of M. Verstappen.

    #272634
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    My top five:

    5) Lotus 25 – Do I need to say much about this? Superb piece of machinery.
    4) Sauber C12 – Plain. Simple. Beautiful.
    3) Brawn 001 – Similar to above. Like the odd colour scheme. Makes that era of car look nice.
    2) McLaren MP4/13 – The car that I recognise the most from my childhood, my hero Mika Hakkinen took it to the World Championship.
    1) McLaren MP4-20 – Ridiculously fast, the last of the V10s, driven by my modern-day hero Kimi Raikkonen, forever my favourite car.

    #272609
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    I’m looking forward to getting up at 2:30am for this! It should be excellent!

    #272608
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    13 corners. That’s a nice sensible amount. It looks good to me especially the 5-6-7 complex!

    #272444
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    The reason why Hulkenberg wasn’t slammed was because it was his first stupid move for well over a year. Also, Hulkenberg held his hands up and said that it was his fault. You find that holding your hands up and admitting to making a mistake as we have seen from Hulkenberg, Grosjean and Magnussen in recent races will make you far more popular amongst the neutrals than somebody who believes that they can do no wrong, as we have seen from Massa, Chilton, Maldonado, Perez and Alonso to name a few. That isn’t to say that these drivers cannot overtake, because I would be incredibly wrong, but when they do seem to make contact with other cars or gain needless penalties they just shrug it off and claim it isn’t their fault for some absurd reason. That’s one reason why I’ve really enjoyed watching Valtteri Bottas this season. He has had some phenomenal drives but if he feels that he personally hasn’t performed despite being on the podium then he will say ‘yes I could well have done better’ as oppose to Alonso claiming that seventh was ‘the maximum that the car was able to achieve’.

    #271898
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    August 24th – Indy Lights Series – Gabby Chaves – Round 10 of 10 – Race 14 of 14
    August 24th – Pro Mazda Championship – Spencer Pigot – Round 8 of 8 – Race 14 of 14
    August 23rd – USF2000 – Florian Latorre – Round 7 of 7 – Race 14 of 14

    #271812
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    #270734
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    It’s incredibly tough to judge Newgarden given his lack of a team mate. I think he would be best staying at CFH for next season. If Carpenter/Conway share again, it certainly wouldn’t be a bad pairing, and Newgarden could learn a lot from them.

    #270580
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    I can’t see any of the following teams changing their drivers: Mercedes, Red Bull, Ferrari, Williams, McLaren, Force India.

    It’s Sauber which is the interesting one really. It looks like any two of at least five drivers have a realistic shout at getting a seat there for 2015.

    #270578
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    Ryan Hunter-Reay will stay with Andretti Autosport (with the DHL livery) until the end of 2017.

    #269406
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    I’m with @magnificent-geoffrey on this one I’m afraid @funkyf1 .

    While having all of the advertising being spot on would be nice, we have had in the past cars being altered due to the advertising regulations. In F1 97, which is a great game for its time, ‘Fosters’ was re-branded as ‘Faster’ and ‘Rothmans’ as ‘Racing’. This didn’t deter me from playing the game one bit.

    Having the cars being identical to their real-life counterparts would be great, but I’m not going to lose any sleep over it if one car has to have a slightly different coloured stripe and a few others missing one sponsor.

    And no, I’m not buying the game on launch.

    #269403
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    Hinch 17th and Sato 21st. They’re usually the two right at the front in qualifying but always drop back in the race so it would be typical that they both have awesome races from the very back! Can’t wait for this, the cars seemed so close on a dry track in practice, so this could be very interesting.

    #269379
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    Without rules and regulations, Adrian Newey has already gone and designed something called the Red Bull X2014 Fan Car and just in case you were wondering just how quick it is, the answer is very!

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