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    Practice and qualifying hasn’t been our strong suit this season, so not disheartened by that. I think we can once again be in the top 5, and perhaps a challenge for the podium as well.

    We’ll see what happens.

    #325569
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    @formula-1 – Are you kidding me? Halvosen slowed to an abrupt stop when the retired car was off the track. What do you expect to happen? The rules are the same as if that happened under safety car conditions, you can’t pass unless you have no choice but to, and it would have been far worse for those behind to have two cars parked at the end of a straight.

    Anyway…

    The race was a nice change back to form for us, Ruiz definitely had a shot at victory, but was baulked I don’t know how many times by backmarkers, it was ludicrous. Second was a nice consolation though, and I feel Wagner would have had a fair shot at the podium but for his awful qualifying, so a definite plus going forward.

    Congrats to Harrison as well, though I do feel his victory was aided by Inman slowing everybody up on the hards, and the train from 7th down making sure there was always free air.

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    Not wholly unhappy with that. France proved we had a bit more race pace than quali pace, so hopefully that can translate into our first podium of the year.

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    @robocat – I realise you’re in a difficult position, so I’ll stand by whatever decision you go with, but I will add my opinion in nonetheless.

    I realise that Ruiz’ penalty was based on the severity of the incident, having taken Simon out of the race. However, he also hurt his own race doing this as well, which is almost punishment in itself. So, for me, for Ruiz to be given a ten place grid penalty for one incident, where Halvosen made two and involved in 5 overall, not being given a penalty seems somewhat inconsistent.

    Having said that, obviously I’m not fussed with whichever choice you make, as aforementioned you’re in a difficult place.

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    @formula-1 – Although no official complaint has been made, at least three teams made the point that they believed Halvosen should be penalised, in myself, @mathers and @bradley13 off the top of my head. I’m also confident that were you to make an argument against the penalty, it would be taken on board.

    #324675
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    @mathers – Ruiz will tell you that luck doesn’t tend to balance out ;)

    Obviously, I think it goes without saying that Halvosen deserves a penalty for the awful driving we saw today.

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    Absolutely brilliant race, really enjoyed that one. Big congrats to Davenport and FUN on their podium, very well deserved, and of course Ingram for a great race as well.

    Really pleased with 4th and 7th given that we were on a clearly worse strategy. 2-3 more stops from Ruiz, and 5-6 from Wagner proves that there is definitely some pace in that car.

    #324549
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    Difficult qualifying for us, we expected go struggle here, but hopefully we can make something of it in the race.

    #324424
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    Only the beginning of the weekend, so there’s still a lot of data to be gathered on the upgrades.

    Seems like Lopez have lost the most so far.

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    #323801
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    Thanks everyone for the kind messages. Hopefully the lack of sleep doesn’t slow down the team too much ;)

    #323604
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    A quick announcement regarding the Franklin FV team:

    At precisely 7:53 this morning, a new addition was signed to the British team. Little Logan Franklin will be unlikely to make an appearance at Fuji this weekend, having a busy schedule of baby duties.

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    Ignore the Jean part. The joys of copy/pasting on your phone xD

    #323466
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    #323453
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    @lockwste – We did actually make adjustments before this race to ensure that it was more audible, as I’d already discussed the issue with @bradley13

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