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  • #248086
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    I have a similar problem with the width, in normal mode, as the headings and the articles go under the adverts.

    #247480
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    When permanent numbers were introduced in 1974, Ferrari had 11 and 12, and the only reason they have maintained 27 and 28 throughout the years was because they had to switch with Williams when Jones won his title, and then had 15 barren years which rendered them stuck with those numbers (with the exception of 1990, but that changed again when McLaren won; if anyone else had won, 27 and 28 would have stuck with McLaren).

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    Have its fans realise it should be a sport, not entertainment, and make them tone down their incessant demand for ‘excitement’. This is what has lead to DRS, the tyres and everything else, and to past rule changes to mitigate winners’ advantages. You will have races such as the 1978 Argentine GP, or 1979 French GP, the 2005 Malaysian GP or 2005 Japanese GP; they are all worth the exact same and it is baffling how the FIA has been striving to shoehorn elements to artificially recreate the required circumstances for extraordinary races. Even if they had succeeded with less tacked-on solutions, the absolute purpose of Formula 1, to have the best driver-team combination winning, should not be overshadowed by a philosophy to appease a generation of fans’ abysmal attention span and entitlement.

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    I guess you could include Peterson in the Tyrrell in 1977, or Ickx in the Williams (I think it was in ’73, when he drove for Ferrari, McLaren and Williams)

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    And in April he said the Mercedes was his favourite F1 car to drive:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/22209168

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    Cheers :)

    #231112
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    Huge thanks to everyone who has helped out so far.

    #224264
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    @andae23 you need to request the pit stop at the beginning of your inlap, so the crew would be ready for you in time. Then you’d have a stop under 10 seconds.

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    It is quite primitive, even compared to 1999 standards. Most of the other teams had gone for sculpted noses (with the EJ10 being an extreme example http://b.f1-facts.com/ul/a/5522), angled/curved front wing mounts (http://b.f1-facts.com/ul/a/5422), more aggressive and less boxy side-pod entries such as these two beauties, the Stewart SF2 and the Prost AP01
    http://b.f1-facts.com/ul/a/5356

    and the AP02 was a looker as well, with the stubbed, gilled corner of the sidepod http://b.f1-facts.com/ul/a/5432
    along with the Arrows A20 with its rear outlet ‘humps’ in the sidepods http://b.f1-facts.com/ul/a/5467

    There was such variety in car design back then, but it also struck the right balance between having distinguishable cars through significant shapes (sidepods, front wing, headrest etc) and not a masively unbalanced field of cars (relative to the 70s innovations, for instance). These 2012 stepped-nosed vaccum cleaners are depressing sometimes.

    #196799
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    It is the BAR 001, looking at the nose shape and the overhead air intake.

    #194584
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    Kimi would have finished higher at Silverstone if the team had changed his intermediates at the first pit-stop; he was right behind Hamilton by then

    edit: just saw the disclaimer discounting wrong tactical choices as misfortunes

    but nevertheless, it was a much better season for Kimi than it has been made out to be

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    1. Toro Rosso
    2. Yes
    3. Button

    #164651
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    1. Hamilton
    2. Ricciardo
    3. no

    #182582
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    @DavidA http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/51997000/jpg/_51997675_japan2000_640.jpg
    brilliant display of elation, I can remember my 1000 ‘YES!’s that day

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