Ludwig

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  • #342140

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    “As exciting as a Grand Prix, but more beautiful to listen to. The queen Elisabeth contest for cello, semi finals from 15th to 20th of May on Klara and Canvas” (=a radio station and a tv channel of the Dutch speaking Belgian public broadcasting)

    #341967

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    I’ve always liked Michael Schumachers Benetton-era helmet, I must have drawn it dozens of times as a twelve year old.

    http://gphelmet.com/images/Schumacher-1994-helmet-F1.6.jpg

    I also like Thierry Boutsen’s and David Coulthard’s helmet designs.

    https://goo.gl/images/DsPmIk

    https://goo.gl/images/D54736

    #270746

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    For the Belgian GP only, F1 will get from behind the pay-wall in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. Qualy will be shown on “Een” (first net of the public broadcast) and the race on “Canvas” (second net of the public broadcast).

    #257748

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    Rosberg on Vettel, and Ricciardo on Alonso in the 59th lap :)

    #245923

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    Jackie Stewart (Italy 1965), Emerson Fittipaldi (USA 1970), Clay Regazzoni (Italy 1970), Giancarlo Baghetti (France 1961)

    #239129

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    The horror, the horror!

    Hairy Ant Eater

    #244993

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    Oh no @Bradley Downton, how could I have missed the 4 race wins of Jordan, quite embarassing! I didn’t find anything on the other 3 victories Tomsk mentions though…

    #244989

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    The second part of my post, concerning race wins, doesn’t mention Sauber as one of the teams without wins, but maybe I should have made that clearer…

    #244900

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    D’ambrosio functions as simulator driver for Lotus, if I’m not mistaken. Although I’m Belgian, I must admit Vasecchi has better credentials as a replacement for KR, having more raw pace. On the other hand, if I remember correctly, D’ambrosio’s tire management in the Marussia was quite ok.

    #242380

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    #242376

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    In FR 3.5, the only way is up for him now, so he has to become champion. If he would finish in the top 3 in GP2, I think it would be considered as a good result, showing he can adapt to different circumstances and different cars.

    #242374

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    Stoffel Vandoorne tops the morning session on day 3:

    http://www.gp2series.com/News-Room/News/2013/11_November/Stoffel-Vandoorne-tops-morning-session/

    Maybe a switch to GP2 would be good for him. After becoming runner-up in FR 3.5 this year, the pressure could be quite high to become champion in 2014. Da Costa has shown this season what such high expectations can lead to.

    #244699

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    According to his official site, this year he has been driving an Audi R8 LMS in the Blancpain Endurance Series and the ADAC GT Masters.

    #241535

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    I really like how this car looks, it’s a bit like a crossover of an LMP2 and a GP3 (but maybe that’s just me). I hate the idea of swapping cars during the race though, as it emphasizes the lack of range of an electric vehicle even more than changing the batteries would. I still look forward to this series, I hope the copious amounts of torque and some talented drivers will deliver some great racing!

    #241759

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    Magnussen stayed in the lead at the start, while Vandoorne overtook FdC. Vandoorne came in for fresh rear tires as the first of the leaders. Magnussen made his pit stop 1 lap later, and came back on the track just in front of Vandoorne. Meanwhile, FdC managed a few very quick laps, so when he came out of the pit lane, he was right in front of Magnussen and Vandoorne. FdC extended his lead gradually to 7 seconds, while the difference between Magnussen and Vandoorne stayed constant at about 1 second, and Vandoorne never could get under Magnussen’s rear wing. Quite an entertaining, but rather uneventful race, except for a shunt by Stevens in the first lap (went to far on the kerbs and lost the car) which brought out the safety car for a few laps.

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