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4th May 2016, 15:01 at 3:01 pm #319271
@davidnotcoulthard I thought you might do that :), Haugland looks strong.
@mathers has just confirmed that I can run Thierry Xylander in 2016 FV2! I did wonder if the interim livery would be hard to tell apart from the new Meteor, but lets wait and see how it looks with colours applied :D1st May 2016, 20:15 at 8:15 pm #319088
Agree, that Meteor looks stunning! I can also see the evolution in the new Downton livery @bradley13
I like the Jack & Jones link up too, I know someone who works on their sponsorship of Magnussen! @formula-1
@jamiefranklinf1 has confirmed that I can continue to run Rodolfo de la Fuente in FV2 for 2016 :)1st May 2016, 1:01 at 1:01 am #318928
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What a time to see that! Now it loads.. :P
Interesting, I thought it was just a shorter version of the main series, an AI simulation on rF2. But I can see the logic in that, and how it relates to what we see in the junior series results, which have a bit more of a random feel to them (and given how many feeder series are, that’s not wholly unexpected!).30th April 2016, 4:11 at 4:11 am #318779
@blockwall2 True; it would certainly be interesting if we saw the van Snelheid brothers face off against each other in the same team!30th April 2016, 1:12 at 1:12 am #318777
@holmqvist I hope not! Rodolfo hasn’t finished a feature race lower than 4th! If that doesn’t say champion, I don’t know what does..
I’m a bit confused by the engines now, are they still team development specific (i.e. low or high nose and development points)? Or is there some sort of collective benefit in partnering up for team engine development?28th April 2016, 1:13 at 1:13 am #318521
Good results keep on coming! However..
Scandal in Malaysia
It appears that the corruption scandal in the leadership of the South East Asian country has ignited a mini-firestorm. It is in these circumstances that Rayyan Jeffri’s backing failed to materialise, which means he can’t see out the Winter Series season at Swallow Racing Team.
In his place steps Luca Andreolli, who has been released from the Scuderia Rossi junior team and thus did not run in the recent Young Driver Test. There were a few promising young options for the seat, but the squad has chosen to go with experience at such short notice.26th April 2016, 1:02 at 1:02 am #318425
Agree, that was a great race in Fuji with the mixed weather, just like in Hockenheim. I can’t help but see Halvosen, Beyer and Nakumaya as Hulkenberg, Perez and Kobayashi (with AMR as 2012 Sauber), mixing it with the big boys whenever there’s a shower. Heartbreak for Agostino, as an off off-screen put paid to his point position, yet I’ll bet he’s still finished closer to the winner than any non-point scorer has ever done.
That’s also a great opening race for me in the FV2 Winter series! 1-3 and leading the way!23rd April 2016, 21:13 at 9:13 pm #318327
Wow, that tribute livery looks great @jamiefranklinf1!
I also think that it’s a great decision for @holmqvist to be Meteor deputy principal, learning how to run an FV team, while we duke it out in FV2 ;).
Engine fires were a nice addition at the last race (which was a good one)! Lets hope for another wet cracker!
Cool to see a new pole sitter in Milkovich :)6th April 2016, 15:57 at 3:57 pm #317161
Some great racing in the last two races, really a big plus, coming from the development rules and I imagine car optimization while trying to test the buggy tracks. It looks like the faster cars have unlocked top gear, especially Westwood! It was interesting to see the 2016 mock-ups, while AMR’s new livery looks brilliant.
Three commentators was a nice touch, if a bit hectic at times. Franklin will need to be wary, between Wagner’s caution and Ruiz’s aggression, lest Domenicalli’s consistency sneak the title! To start off the rumour mill.. Swallow Racing Team are looking to change their FV2 Team Name and Nationality for 2016 ;), and also liked the look of the yellow Downton!18th January 2016, 15:30 at 3:30 pm #31160617th January 2016, 20:46 at 8:46 pm #311574
In F1, there’s more reliability than ever – does that apply to the other series? Money is probably the other main thing, and that yes, with things so fine-tuned nowadays, there’s less opportunity for others to get amongst the top results.17th January 2016, 20:25 at 8:25 pm #311571
@alexf11995 Damn, I would’ve picked Palma! 10 minutes too slow! I’m tempted to go with Jeffri, while thinking about a second driver.17th January 2016, 18:34 at 6:34 pm #311559
First up, congrats to @theawesomefish! It made sense; an early FV2 team, with a professional livery and an exciting tie-up to bring back BMW. I knew it would be tough for me to be accepted as Holmqvist are battling FIRST and there were older teams than mine. I see the winter series is being set up!
Great drives from Ruiz, Hoskins and Maxwell. Looked to me like Wagner might have gotten a suspension failure, after all that contact, while I guess Hoskins did a last lap splash n’ dash. If Ruiz’s engine had expired one lap earlier, he was in big danger of doing a Button in Melbourne 2005 or Ricciardo in Bahrain last year!
Also, the cars were running out of oomph early, is the spec setup high downforce? The cars need the 8th gear the current F1 cars have :P. The Warrior looked like a real handful to drive anyway!15th January 2016, 18:14 at 6:14 pm #311521
Spoke too soon – Jordan King resigns for another year at Racing Engineering, in the #3 car:
Good to see Marciello return for a 3rd/title push season, same for Gasly and Rosenqvist, hopefully at Prema.15th January 2016, 9:31 at 9:31 am #311506
Interesting, Sirotkin has to be the championship favourite now! Will be interesting to see if Evans and Lynn can take it to him.
Confirmed so far:
ART – 2 – Sergey Sirotkin
DAMS – 5 – Alex Lynn
DAMS – 6 – Nicolas Latifi
Campos – 7 – Mitch Evans
Campos – 8 – Sean Gelael
Russian Time – 9 – Artem Markelov