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rimaldo

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when verstappen blacked up it was a big deal but it’s fine when lewis does it. typical british fans.
 

Adam-Utd

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To be fair, I think Brawn acknowledges that they have got a lot wrong with the format and some of the quotes in the article go some ay to improving the idea.



Removing the idea of the sprint race being for position in the main race and even reverse-grid in the long term would make it more sustainable. My main problem with it was how it affected the main race - it should be an event on its own.
Bingo. at least they’re listening, this would be a lot better.

points across top 10

no relevance to the race itself, just let them go at it for points and an award.

i’d feel a lot more comfortable with that.
 

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Bingo. at least they’re listening, this would be a lot better.

points across top 10

no relevance to the race itself, just let them go at it for points and an award.

i’d feel a lot more comfortable with that.
Doing a sprint race with the reverse grid from the seasons standings would be amazing. (Could use average qualification position for ties.) No-one would want to game that and it would mean chances for the smaller teams of points and lots of action of the big names overtaking their way forwards from the back.
 

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Why cringe. It was all about the children, not Lewis Hamilton.
You only have to look at their faces to see the effect on them.
Why do we always criticise attempts to inspire the next generation.
Exactly, show them that maybe they too can grow up to become rich and famous and shelter all their money overseas to avoid paying taxes in their own country.
loooooooooolz the vid was nice
 

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Exactly, show them that maybe they too can grow up to become rich and famous and shelter all their money overseas to avoid paying taxes in their own country.
loooooooooolz the vid was nice
With respect, it was nothing at all like that. But you must think what you must think.
 

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They should leave qualifying alone - the standard 3 session format is perfect.

If they wanted to do gimmicks, a better way would be to give 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 points for 'qualifying', then start every race as reverse grid.
 

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I'd make one change to qualifying. The tyres for Q3 (your fastest lap) are the ones you start the race with. That would put the cat amongst the pigeons. Do you go for grid slot on SOFTS or think about the race and less stops and go for MEDIUMS etc.

Top teams would hate the idea.
 

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What about the driver who can set the longest tyre burn outs get pole
 

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I'd make one change to qualifying. The tyres for Q3 (your fastest lap) are the ones you start the race with. That would put the cat amongst the pigeons. Do you go for grid slot on SOFTS or think about the race and less stops and go for MEDIUMS etc.

Top teams would hate the idea.
That used to be how it worked.

What about the driver who can set the longest tyre burn outs get pole
Longest continuous donuts before suffering a blowout gets 5 bonus points.
 
Mexican GP FP 1

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Mexico City Practice One Timesheet
DriverTeamTime
1) Valtteri BottasMercedes1:18.341
2) Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.076
3) Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.123
4) Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.269
5) Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+0.644
6) Carlos SainzFerrari+1.122
7) Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.315
8) Charles LeclercFerrari+1.326
9) Esteban OconAlpine+1.418
10) Sebastian VettelAston Martin+1.517
11) Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.670
12) Kimi RaikkonenAlfa Romeo+1.685
13) Lance StrollAston Martin+1.689
14) Daniel RicciardoMcLaren+1.932
15) Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.960
16) Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo+2.003
17) George RussellWilliams+2.176
18) Nicholas LatifiWilliams+3.239
19) Mick SchumacherHaas+3.803
20) Nikita MazepinHaas+4.478
 

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Mexico City Practice One Timesheet
DriverTeamTime
1) Valtteri BottasMercedes1:18.341
2) Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.076
3) Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.123
4) Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.269
5) Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+0.644
6) Carlos SainzFerrari+1.122
7) Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.315
8) Charles LeclercFerrari+1.326
9) Esteban OconAlpine+1.418
10) Sebastian VettelAston Martin+1.517
11) Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.670
12) Kimi RaikkonenAlfa Romeo+1.685
13) Lance StrollAston Martin+1.689
14) Daniel RicciardoMcLaren+1.932
15) Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.960
16) Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo+2.003
17) George RussellWilliams+2.176
18) Nicholas LatifiWilliams+3.239
19) Mick SchumacherHaas+3.803
20) Nikita MazepinHaas+4.478
I can understand why practice and qualifications quote times.
But wouldn't it also be interesting to also translate these into how many metres a car is behind the leader, or the car in front?
 

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Yes it would be , but would it not be time consuming to do it for every car ?
I can see you point.
It should not be time consuming as knowing the length of the circuit and the lap times, should be pretty simple.
Just another bit of interesting information.
 
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Mexico City GP Practice Two Timesheet
DriverTeamTime
1) Max VerstappenRed Bull1:17.301
2) Valtteri BottasMercedes+0.424
3) Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.509
4) Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.570
5) Carlos SainzFerrari+1.017
6) Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+1.128
7) Charles LeclercFerrari+1.304
8) Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.343
9) Sebastian VettelAston Martin+1.380
10) Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.431
11) Kimi RaikkonenAlfa Romeo+1.540
12) Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.678
13) Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo+1.926
14) Esteban OconAlpine+2.130
15) Daniel RicciardoMcLaren+2.220
16) Mick SchumacherHaas+2.319
17) Lance StrollAston Martin+2.429
18) Nicholas LatifiWilliams+3.519
19) Nikita MazepinHaas+4.280
20) George RussellWilliamsNo time set
 

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Does anyone have the F1 2021 ps5 game?

Bought it so me and bf could play split screen. Is it just me or does the Mercedes seem to be really slow off the line? I'm not sure if it's me using max downforce but when I used the Red Bull, and in an online game, I did well as was starting to think it was just me!
 

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I just wish the race was on today but Quali will have to do. It was at an ideal time after the Liverpool game, but today I have to live with the City result longer.
 

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I just wish the race was on today but Quali will have to do. It was at an ideal time after the Liverpool game, but today I have to live with the City result longer.
worst part is f1 will soon end and we wll have no respite after humiliating defeats every weekend :(
 

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What time (GMT) is quali today?
8pm. Race tomorrow at 7pm. I expect a RB lockout of front row for qually and a very easy max victory tomorrow. This is Mercedes weakest track on the calender due to the altitude and how it affects the car and the engine.
 

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Begging Verstappen wins this season.

F1 needs a new champion.

One team/driver dominating just gets too boring. Same as all sport in that respect