@jackisthestig While it may seem like only a small accident, 150kph is still well over 90mph. It seems slow by F1 standards, but there are still pretty big forces at work. Let’s face it, most people who slam into […]
I guess nico can buy a bunch of Mercs with his pocket change. Try again @jackisthestig
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But I laughed most at this cheeky contribution from Jack (@Jackisthestig):
“Have you got a better pen? I struggle without the best equipment.”
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On this day in F1
On this day 20 years ago a special FIA meeting was held to review the disastrous events of the San Marino Grand Prix in which Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger were killed and Rubens Barrichello had been injured along with several spectators and pit crew members.
Meanwhile the sport continued to come under fierce pressure from worldwide media to respond to the two fatalities. In Italy the possibility of a homicide investigation into Senna’s death was raised.
Italian defence minister Fabio Fabbri told a crowd in Venice: “I hope the murder of Imola is punished. The Formula One world is worse than the gladiator’s circus.”
1994 San Marino Grand Prix Friday: Barrichello survives horror crash as F1′s darkest weekend begins
1994 San Marino Grand Prix Saturday: Ratzenberger’s death stuns F1
1994 San Marino Grand Prix Sunday: The crash seen around the world
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@jackisthestig they don’t push the aero to the limits in Indycars tho… F1 has the freedom within the rules, Indycars are just given the kit and they have to work with the setups only.
@jackisthestig – McLaren’s reasoning for the major changes was pretty sound. They felt they had developed the MP4-27 to its limit, and that if they continued with it, they would exhaust any remaining development […]
@jackisthestig there was plenty of Euro tabloids Spain and Italy more so that talked about the Alonso split from his famous singer wife. So you probably just didn’t read or see the articles, and a couple were put […]
Keith Collantine commented on the post, New Jersey Grand Prix postponed again – Ecclestone 1 year, 10 months ago
@jackisthestig It was posted in the forum a few days ago:
As far as I’m aware there’s no proof yet it is what […]
tmekt replied to the forum topic Security investigation delays track opening in the group Going to the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas 1 year, 10 months ago
and he will blame Williams
Hamilfan commented on the post, Leaving Williams was a “tough decision” – Maldonado 1 year, 10 months ago
@jackisthestig Do you remember someone in the recent past who kept two world champions behind him lap after lap in an inferior car , who was praised by the commentators , the critics and who got driver of the […]
Max Jacobson commented on the post, Leaving Williams was a “tough decision” – Maldonado 1 year, 10 months ago
@jackisthestig I also recall those conditions catching out no less than Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen, so two small mistakes (one with little consequence, the other unfortunately quite a lot) is hardly a […]
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