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  • #169424
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    But it will also slow the others down, so some of Red Bull’s advantage might be lost because they are said to use it better then the others, but i don’t think McLaren will be able to overtake them on pace. I hope they won’t ban it. They had the chance at the end of last year. It is not a safety issue, so leave it alone and wait for the end of the year because it is very unfair to change the rules mid season just for the sake of it. It has no purpose.

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    I think it has something to do with the venues. The classics like Monaco, Canada, Spa, Monza, Interlagos, Silverstone I always get excited by the result and to win those races is really something that a F1 champion needs to be complete, i think as a fan. Where the standard copy paste Tilke tracks means nothing. That is just another small step on the way to the championship. And i think it is because the venues are just not special enough, they all look the same and there is no history there and we all know they will be scrapped when they can’t pay Bernie enough anymore.

    I don’t think you need to change the championship in general i just think we need more unique tracks in more special places, decided partly the fans and in some great scenic locations with a track that is very demanding for the driver.

    But that is just my theory. I don’t know since I weren’t around back then.

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    #167882
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    @Ratboy ah okay i see. I just looked up a picture of a 1996 Benetton and the shape was exactly the same, but you are right it must be a 1998. Though the engine in the car i linked to has a V8, where the 1998 has a V10. Soo.. it may be a 1998 chassis with a 1996 engine fitted? I don’t know, but it seems a bit weird.

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    @Ratboy it looks like it to me. Just a slightly different livery. But if it isn’t a ’96 Benetton what is it then?

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    In no particular order

    Based on this years F1 calender.

    Eau Rouge – spa

    Lesmo 1 and 2 – Monza

    Turn 8 and 9 – Suzuka

    Turn 8 – Istanbul

    Pouhon – Spa

    Parabolica – Monza

    Wall of Champions – Montreal

    Tabac – Monaco

    Senna S – Brazil

    Schumacher S – Nürburgring

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    My dislike list, in no particular order.

    L. Montezemolo – i just really hate everything he stands for.

    F. Alonso – just seems arrogant

    E. Jordan – most of the time i think he is great, but some times it is just gets too awkward

    The guy who writes Hamilton’s speeches. – i want to hear his own words!

    H. Marko – after Abu Dhabi 2010 he said something like “i didn’t care which of the drivers won, as long as it was a Red Bull driver”.. why is it that i just can’t believe that?

    F. Briatore – guess why?

    R. Barrichello – complains too much.

    The ladies on the way to the podium – it is just too fake.

    The guy who decided that Santander trophies was a good idea – again fake, ugly and no history

    B. Eccelstone – focuses too much on money really and fake rain? really?

    H. Tilke – just don’t design exciting tracks

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    Andrew: well it was F1 i had in mind, but expanding it to other racing series could be interesting too :)

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