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  • #187538
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    WDC decided like the Nascar series this year, last race, numbers 1 & 2 battling for the win.
    RB, McLaren and Ferrari all develop winning cars where the winner is the driver, not the chassis.
    MSC and Massa getting podiums, often
    (and a 4th, Massa ahead of Hamilton in the points, rof).

    #144828
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    Following 9 and followed by a whopping 1, http://www.twitter.com/STSCM711
    Still don’t ‘use’ it, just following racing news, nothing to add/say right now.

    #164731
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    Ah, Jim Clark, now you’re talking. I just watched the BBC showing about him, Comcast doesn’t broadcast the BBC over here, I thought it grand the way Dan Gurney (my childhood hero) looked talking about Clark, they so obviously liked each other. Sad. When asked who Clark was most concerned about behind him in a race he said Gurney, Says a lot.
    Jim Clark, 1963, winning 7 out of 10 races, 2nd and 3rd in two others, leading 244 laps out of 247 laps completed, pole for 7 out of the 10 races. Sounds reminiscent of Schumacher, 40 years later.
    Indy, (Gurney paying airfare for Chapman to observe the Indy 500 in 1962 cracks me up), leading 190 out of 200 laps. Unreal.
    Milwaukee, Clark on pole (Gurney 2nd) and both with a track record, led all 200 laps and passed the field up to 2nd place, some loser named A.J. Foyt.

    Say what you will, provide whatever points your wish to provide, Jim Clark was the best driver/racer of a generation, and that generation is still kicking…

    #183991
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    An extraordinarily hard problem and to allow the users to police themselves can have unintended consequences. This is Keith’s website, he can run it however he so desires, the rest of us are just tagging along. If a comment is made that doesn’t pass muster there’s nothing required by Keith to delete it in regard to the user involved, for some it will hopefully cause a pause and reflection, for others they’ll storm off angry at the world, good riddance. Note: Keith does include his email address if you wish to discuss your sudden deletion. These sites take a lot of time and effort and the better ones usually shut down over time when the owner decides it’s no longer worth the aggravation of dealing with the unwashed masses, i.e., us. Personally I enjoy most the in depth analysis Keith provides and I wish there was more of it. If he could spend less time policing and more time in the depths of F1, the happier I’d be.
    One of the other sites I frequent, not related to F1 at all, has ‘guest’ moderators with the ability to delete and banish, as this site grows that’s one possibility. Note: I’d be terrible at this, I cannot differentiate between a ‘fan gush’ and a ‘fan bash’ for the life of me.

    #184269
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    I don’t understand the idea of either retiring or moving to another team (out of the top tier teams currently). He’s scoring points, he knows what the car is capable of (looking at his teammate), and he’s with the top team in the sport. Being number two with #1 is better than being number 1 with #4 or worse. How did that move work for Reubens?

    #184079
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    1-Spa
    2-Monza
    3-Monaco
    Wish they’d bring back Watkins Glen.

    #184286
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    One of the dumbest moves I’ve seen. Hornaday didn’t push him deliberately, he got loose because of aerodynamics. I’ve never been a ‘fan’ of Kyle, one more reason to dislike him. Wish they’d ban him the rest of the season.

    #183382
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    India/AD- Hamilton (needs his morale back (as long as his head doesn’t swell)) and Alonso, I don’t care which race as long as the driver split is the same. Brazil, either Massa or MSC (I look at the youtube videos of MSC’s passing in 2006 too often).

    #183147
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    Having seen numerous fiery accidents in the 60’s, the drivers who got out of the car I don’t think would have made it fussing with a canopy on top of their problems, or the track workers working in flames to unlatch the canopy to get the driver out. F1 cars seem very easy for drivers to exit quickly compared to Indy, that a big plus up for us.
    Racing is inherently dangerous, 200 plus at Vegas, 500 plus at Reno, the end results are often the same. Earnhardt was killed in a tank of a car, totally enclosed, probably one of the safest cars around, there’s times when there’s nothing anyone can do.

    #183053
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    What terrible news this is. For a change I wasn’t watching the race, I’m glad now I missed that. Prayers to his young family.

    #182433
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    Saw the great video of the rotary above, here’s two vid’s I watch almost nightly. Yes, I have a problem. And yes, the wife would agree with you…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gvuUTiBtho
    I like the part where the 917 is about ready to eat the GT40:)
    And this, actually a 956, but it’s on Lemans before they added the chicanes. Speed rules… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KafugzkqHmk&feature=related

    #182426
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    Great topic! Kinda grew up with the GT40 but the car that got my total attention back then was the 917. The Audi R18 is starting to rub on me much the same way.

    #180381
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    I hate the Asian races, getting up at 2:00 doesn’t quite make it. The European runs are great, start breakfast shortly after they get through turn 1. Enjoyed it when living in Italy, eat a proper lunch and settle in front of the tv watching Senna and Mansell (and some young kid named Michael).

    #179450
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    F1Fanatic Name STSCM

    Real Name: TJ Owen

    Birthday: 29 September (A long time ago)

    What driver do you support? Fernando Alonso, Paul di Resta

    What team do you support? Ferrari now, previous Benetton/Williams/Tyrrell/Lotus(Colin Chapman days).

    What is your favourite ever GP? Monaco, 1970

    Do you like any other sports? Anything with tires, skeet/trap, hunting.

    Have you ever got COTD? Nope

    Are you on Facebook? Whazat

    Are you on Twitter? Whazat

    Do you have a site? Nope

    Favourite part of F1Fanatic The community here, and the ‘whole package’ as outlined earlier.

    #179532
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    Imagining the havoc of the first real turn after the start, your turn 2. More cranes would be needed. Very interesting course, get the altitude changes from the Spa series, pretty nice. What’s the computed length of the course?

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