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F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Mon Oct 06, 2008 2:50 pm

Its Monday!....and The Last three races are probably going to be awesome.

Hamilton is up by 7 and McLaren up by 1.

We'll continue the conversation of a great (and slightly controversial) season here!
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Mon Oct 06, 2008 6:38 pm

I hope it will rain this Sunday in Japan. That would make the race exiting (just remember Silverstone, Spa and Monza this year).
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:12 pm



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 1):
hope it will rain this Sunday in Japan. That would make the race exiting

and favour McLaren even more, as the track is a more "McLaren track" me thinks.


However looking forward for a great race. And hopefully Massa will win and score some more points than Hamilton to keep this season exciting
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:24 am



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 1):
I hope it will rain this Sunday in Japan.

If what we want is the title to be defined in the last race, I hope it does not rain, because unless something out of the ordinary happens, under the rain lewis should do better than Massa
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:32 am



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 3):
If what we want is the title to be defined in the last race, I hope it does not rain, because unless something out of the ordinary happens, under the rain lewis should do better than Massa

Exactly what I mean.

I really hope that Ferrari can take a one two so Massa can reduce the rather "big" gap between him and Hamilton.

But I highly doubt that MadameConcorde wants that. Soon she will post about how much she prays for rain  Wink
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:40 am



Quoting B747forever (Reply 4):
I really hope that Ferrari can take a one two

Given his recent lack of form, expecting Raikkonen to finish second would seem to be overly optimistic to me.
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:00 am

I have a technical question.

I will be in Buenos Aires on Sunday, leaving Buenos Aires airport about 10.00 PM (night time).

I wonder if I will be able to catch the race on TV before I leave the city. I have no idea with the time difference between Argentina and Japan. Something totally unfamiliar...
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:23 am

Massa needs a good strong finish here. Another non-points finish will all but seal up the title for Hamilton.
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:53 am



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 6):
I wonder if I will be able to catch the race on TV before I leave the city.

Madame, you should be fine.
The race is on at 1:30 PM Sunday in Japan and that is 1:30AM in Buenos Aires so you have plenty of time.

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:56 am



Quoting StealthZ (Reply 8):

Thanks a lot!

You mean 1.30 during the night betweeen Saturday and Sunday?  Confused
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:23 am

Just watching the Sky News sports bulletin and they are reporting that Ferrari will not be using their pit stop light system and are going back to the lollipop man, common sense prevails although not being a fan of Ferrari I wanted them to keep it.  Big grin
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:32 am



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 9):
You mean 1.30 during the night betweeen Saturday and Sunday?

It is official policy never to enquire what a lady is doing in the middle of the night, not even in S America!  angel 
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:39 am



Quoting Baroque (Reply 11):
It is official policy never to enquire what a lady is doing in the middle of the night, not even in S America!

There is no need to ask. You all know what I will be doing. The hotel staff will probably think I am weird. Oh well... I'll have plenty of time to catch up on sleep on the flights and will go on Argentinian coffee during the day!!
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:45 am



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 9):
You mean 1.30 during the night betweeen Saturday and Sunday?

Yes 1:30AM Sunday morning

Quoting Baroque (Reply 11):
It is official policy never to enquire what a lady is doing in the middle of the night

I was only providing information, would never presume to ask a lady about her nocturnal activities..  Smile

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 12:50 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 12):
The hotel staff will probably think I am weird. Oh well... I'll have plenty of time to catch up on sleep on the flights and will go on Argentinian coffee during the day!!

Wait for the Brazilians to lodge an objection to part of that!  Smile

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:17 pm

Here we have the new F1 calendar: http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2008/10/8483.html

So there will be no more races in north America. That is sad
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:08 pm

Very sad to see Montreal dropped...was planning to go over for that race this year. Very, Very sad. Big thumbs down to the FIA yet again.
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:12 pm



Quoting B747forever (Reply 15):
So there will be no more races in north America. That is sad

Indeed.
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:29 pm



Quoting B747forever (Reply 15):
So there will be no more races in north America. That is sad

It is sad but it's clear to see that the F1 management team is rinning this sport as a business. I know here in the US the "official" number of F1 fans was in the low to mid 100's, not even worth the effort for advertisers and organisers (in comparison, NASCAR can claim upwards of 50M fans). I wasn't aware of any substantial decline in public attendance at Montreal but perhaps it was the one race thought to be disposable to make way for new frontiers in the ME.

In other news I was soooooooooo happy to hear that BMW decided to keep Heidfeld (and Kubica) on board for next year. I've been a fan of Quick Nick since 1999 and even though he'll never be a front runner he's a likeable chap who always ends up bringing in quite a few points for the team.

Quoting Gman94 (Reply 10):
Just watching the Sky News sports bulletin and they are reporting that Ferrari will not be using their pit stop light system and are going back to the lollipop man, common sense prevails although not being a fan of Ferrari I wanted them to keep it.

From a safety perspective I thought that a lights system is better as you don't place a mechanic directly in the path of the car; my understanding was that if a mistake were to take place, it's still man operated so the lollipop man would be the one making the mistake anyhow. Guess they decided to err on caution (or perhaps the FIA told them to quit it?).

Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 3):
If what we want is the title to be defined in the last race, I hope it does not rain, because unless something out of the ordinary happens, under the rain lewis should do better than Massa

I do want to see a fight for the titles but at the same time a bit of rain wouldn't go amiss. The one aspect that I have always enjoyed about F1 is the fact that they don't stop for rain, unlike some "racing" series which immediately park their cars at the first hint of clouds.
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:20 pm



Quoting B747forever (Reply 15):
Here we have the new F1 calendar: http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2008/10/8483.html

So there will be no more races in north America. That is sad

I stumbled across this new race calendar a moment ago and I join the band of people moaning that Montreal has been skipped from the calendar.

Any chance to see it added later ?
OTOH, there are no gaps.

One other noteable thing is, that the British GP is till being held at Silverstone but move to an earlier date in June.
And the new Abu Dhabi.

BTW. Should the 2009-season be discussed in a seperate thread ?
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:49 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 3):
If what we want is the title to be defined in the last race, I hope it does not rain, because unless something out of the ordinary happens, under the rain lewis should do better than Massa

I'm sorry, but what I don't want to see is yet another tactical extravaganza, where there's absolutely no exitement at all. This is why I feel that rain will bring that X-Factor back, which F1 has lost many years ago.

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 6):
I will be in Buenos Aires on Sunday, leaving Buenos Aires airport about 10.00 PM (night time).

The race will be televised live at around 0300 or 0400 Buenos Aires time, so you'll probably be gone by the time the race starts.

Quoting HT (Reply 19):
I stumbled across this new race calendar a moment ago and I join the band of people moaning that Montreal has been skipped from the calendar.

Any chance to see it added later ?
OTOH, there are no gaps.

One other noteable thing is, that the British GP is till being held at Silverstone but move to an earlier date in June.
And the new Abu Dhabi.

I don't know if I can be very happy with that. Granted, the track was crap this year, it had to be patched up constantly, but I guess one race had to go, so Abu Dhabi could be included. For the record: I'm against Montréal being removed from the F1 calendar and I fear the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will probably be forgotten by Bernie and Max very soon, just like former F1 tracks such as Estoril, Mexico City, Kyalami and Zandvoort.

Quoting HT (Reply 19):
Should the 2009-season be discussed in a seperate thread ?

No, because it's not time for a separate thread for it.
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:14 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 6):
have a technical question.

I will be in Buenos Aires on Sunday, leaving Buenos Aires airport about 10.00 PM (night time).

I wonder if I will be able to catch the race on TV before I leave the city. I have no idea with the time difference between Argentina and Japan. Something totally unfamiliar...

Don't worry, the race starts a 1.30am Buenos Aires time, and you'll catch it on Foxsports, available on every cable/satellite provider, so you wil have it in any hotel  Smile

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 20):
I'm sorry, but what I don't want to see is yet another tactical extravaganza, where there's absolutely no exitement at all.

I hear you, but remember that if Lewis wins and Massa does the usual under the rain, the season is over, so no more excitement until March  Wink
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:52 am

Wow, I just noted how a big gap there is between the Hungary GP (26th July) and the European GP (23rd August).!! To many weekend without F1  Wink
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Wed Oct 08, 2008 3:37 am

No lap? Shame on you people :P



And it doesnt work anymore.

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Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:55 am



Quoting ThreeFourThree (Reply 23):
No lap? Shame on you people :P

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:18 pm

Ferrari is getting rid of their pit stop light system, and will instead use the lollipop man for the remaining of the season: http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2008/10/8488.html
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:41 pm



Quoting B747forever (Reply 25):
Ferrari is getting rid of their pit stop light system, and will instead use the lollipop man for the remaining of the season: http://www.formula1.com/news/headlin....html

Which means they indirectly don't rule out that they're going back to the lightsystem next season. So they're not getting rid of it, they're just suspending its use temporarily.

Ferrari has to face the fact that, compared to the lollipop man, the light system is still highly unreliable. This season has shown it more than ever. The idea may be good, but it's application simply sucks.
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:16 pm



Quoting B747forever (Reply 22):
Wow, I just noted how a big gap there is between the Hungary GP (26th July) and the European GP (23rd August).!! To many weekend without F1

There has always been a break for the teams to give their employees a chance to go on holiday in the summer for the last few years at least.
 
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Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:55 am

I just hope there won't be any help like lifting somebody from the gravel onto the track like last year  Yeah sure

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:36 am

Here's the BBC's eport on Friday practice:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/motorsport/formula_one/7662631.stm

Quote:
Results from first practice at the Japanese Grand Prix:

1. Lewis Hamilton (GB) McLaren-Mercedes one minute 18.910 seconds
2. Felipe Massa (Brz) Ferrari 1:19.063
3. Heikki Kovalainen (Fin) McLaren-Mercedes 1:19.279
4. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 1:19.399
5. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Renault 1:19.473
6. Nelson Piquet Jr (Brz) Renault 1:19.743
7. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:20.121
8. Robert Kubica (Pol) BMW Sauber 1:20.160
9. Sebastien Bourdais (Fra) Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:20.182
10. Kazuki Nakajima (Jpn) Williams-Toyota 1:20.217
11. Adrian Sutil (Ger) Force India-Ferrari 1:20.288
12. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Williams-Toyota 1:20.350
13. Mark Webber (Aus) Red Bull-Renault 1:20.620
14. Nick Heidfeld (Ger) BMW Sauber 1:20.628
15. Jarno Trulli (Ita) Toyota 1:20.657
16. Rubens Barrichello (Brz) Honda 1:20.753
17. Jenson Button (GB) Honda 1:20.769
18. Timo Glock (Ger) Toyota 1:20.823
19. David Coulthard (GB) Red Bull-Renault 1:20.905
20. Giancarlo Fisichella (Ita) Force India-Ferrari 1:21.014

Results from second practice:

1. Glock 1:18.383
2. Alonso 1:18.426
3. Hamilton 1:18.463
4. Massa 1:18.491
5. Raikkonen 1:18.725
6. Webber 1:18.734
7. Nakajima 1:18.734
8. Vettel 1:18.761
9. Kovalainen 1:18.803
10. Trulli 1:18.863
11. Kubica 1:18.865
12. Piquet Jr 1:18.888
13. Rosberg 1:18.981
14. Bourdais 1:19.040
15. Barrichello 1:19.258
16. Sutil 1:19.287
17. Coulthard 1:19.327
18. Fisichella 1:19.482
19. Heidfeld 1:19.894
20. Button 1:19.999

So Hamilton just shading Massa in both sessions. Looks like it could be a close fight all weekend.
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:51 am



Quoting Codeshare (Reply 28):
I just hope there won't be any help like lifting somebody from the gravel onto the track like last year

Wasn't that the Nurburgring?
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:24 am



Quoting Bill142 (Reply 30):
Quoting Codeshare (Reply 28):
I just hope there won't be any help like lifting somebody from the gravel onto the track like last year

Wasn't that the Nurburgring?

Indeed it was but why let the facts get in the way of a good story.

One thing about the rain though, if it does rain and the race director declares it a wet race mandating the use of the wet tyres, will teams that ignore that ruling be sanctioned in any way?

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:27 am



Quoting Codeshare (Reply 28):
I just hope there won't be any help like lifting somebody from the gravel onto the track like last year

Riots would have started if the car would have been red  Wink

And they tried to push the car back in China too ...
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Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:17 pm



Quoting StealthZ (Reply 31):
will teams that ignore that ruling be sanctioned in any way?

I'm sure they'll cry foul that they never received it.
 
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Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:48 pm



Quoting Bill142 (Reply 33):
I'm sure they'll cry foul that they never received it.

....because they use a 56K modem and didn't get the email in time.
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:04 pm

http://www.sport1.de/de/formel1/artikel_21903.html (German only)

It seems Max and Bernie are wreaking havoc yet again with their "wonderful" ideas. Both now want to introduce a single standard engine for all squads, just to cut costs by 95% starting in the 2010 season. Engine suppliers now threaten to pull out of F1 if those plans are realised.
 
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Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:03 pm



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 35):
Engine suppliers now threaten to pull out of F1 if those plans are realised.

so F1 with no engines? looks like a heavy bicycle ...
what is wrong with these guys? always changing rules over and over again ...
btw, what exactly do they mean by "single standard" engines for everyone? who would provide it?
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Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:09 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 36):
so F1 with no engines? looks like a heavy bicycle ...
what is wrong with these guys? always changing rules over and over again ...

If it aint broke...dont fix it. The only thing that needs fixing is the FIA.
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Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:44 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 36):
looks like a heavy bicycle ...

I can see it now, 22 very expensive push carts lined up on the grid!

So the positive side of it
1. No one would speed in the pit.
2. Good for the trees.
3. No need to pit at all during a race. Back to the old format!
4. STR will get away sheap as they only need to rent people to push their cars instead of paying for Ferrari engines.
5. Massa and Raikkonen will not drive off with any fuel installation.
6. Massa and Raikkonen will not run down their own mechs.
7. No need for.......no need for anything really..

So you see, there is a lot of positive things that this would bring.
However, if Bernie and Max pull this through, F1 will loose a lot of money as many will not bother to visit any races anymore. I might as well start looking at A1 or GP2 instead.

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Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:57 pm



Quoting Sudden (Reply 38):
So the positive side of it
1. No one would speed in the pit.
2. Good for the trees.
3. No need to pit at all during a race. Back to the old format!
4. STR will get away sheap as they only need to rent people to push their cars instead of paying for Ferrari engines.
5. Massa and Raikkonen will not drive off with any fuel installation.
6. Massa and Raikkonen will not run down their own mechs.
7. No need for.......no need for anything really..

8. Lewis won't stall in gravel when he's close to winning the world championship
9. Lewis won't press the wrong buttons in Brasil

:D
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:00 pm

Forgot to add (the edit function not working?)

One thing would remain the same:
Alonso would still whine about something  Wink
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:59 pm

I wonder if Max and Bernie have considered Horse and Cart races. Bernie is a relic of the 1800s so he should be familiar with the technology.
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:02 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 40):
One thing would remain the same:
Alonso would still whine about something

ROTFL. That is true.

So what is the prognosticated weather for Sunday??
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Sat Oct 11, 2008 12:05 am



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 36):
btw, what exactly do they mean by "single standard" engines for everyone? who would provide it?

I didn't know how to properly translate that, but it simply means that all squads would use the exact same engine if BernieMax get their way. In other terms: Teams wouldn't be allowed to use their own engines anymore (and in the case of factory teams such as Ferrari, Renault, Toyota and Honda, they could no longer build their own engines).
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Sat Oct 11, 2008 7:44 am

Hello.... Is there anybody there.......?

Anyone notice that qualifying has just happened BTW?  scratchchin 

Looked pretty good too - exciting finish.
Nice to see KR back on the front row, and HK finding the "go" pedal at long last....  Wink

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:06 am

1. HAMILTON McLaren 1m18.404s
2. RAIKKONEN Ferrari 1m18.644s
3. KOVALAINEN McLaren 1m18.821s
4. ALONSO Renault 1m18.852s
5. MASSA Ferrari 1m18.874s
6. KUBICA BMW 1m18.979s
7. TRULLI Toyota 1m19.026s
8. GLOCK Toyota 1m19.118s
9. VETTEL Toro Rosso 1m19.638s
10. BOURDAIS Toro Rosso 1m20.167s

Nice and tight at the front should be a good race although Massa better get a good start or its all over for him
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Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:57 am

Looks like all signs in the sky pointing to Lewis, but life can sometimes pull a trick....
Good thing the 'Toyota Trulli & Glock driver blocking machines' are behind Kubica Big grin
Alonso probably first driver to pit-stop.
Seb V and Seb B both in Q3 good going  Smile
Kimi may spoil the start for Lewis?
What's with Heidfeld, hard tyre choice and failure to get the tyres warm enough again.

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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:57 am



Quoting Codeshare (Reply 46):
Kimi may spoil the start for Lewis?

Kimi could take the win from Lewis, but as long as Heikki is behind Lewis and Massa is down in 5th, I dare say he's on for a decent points haul.
 
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Sat Oct 11, 2008 3:29 pm

I think Kimi was a tad slower than Massa and Hamilton throughout Q1 and Q2 only to have real pace in Q3, which suggests that he may be light on fuel in order to pressurize Hamilton. Massa must've made a mistake on his last quali lap, but anything can happen tomorrow.

Again Alonso cut the pitlane line; whilst entering the pits, he decided to keep on lapping and cut the line, however I don't believe it warrants a penalty as I think it only applies to cutting into the pits.

The Torro Rosso's look good in 9th and 10th, rumors around suggest the car was developed to be a good wet racing car, so to be in these positions in the dry isn't too bad at all.
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RE: F1 2008: Japanese Grand Prix!

Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:15 pm



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 43):
I didn't know how to properly translate that, but it simply means that all squads would use the exact same engine if BernieMax get their way. In other terms: Teams wouldn't be allowed to use their own engines anymore (and in the case of factory teams such as Ferrari, Renault, Toyota and Honda, they could no longer build their own engines).

That's what I thought. Perfect translation  Smile
I only asked to confirm because it is the most stupid idea ever! How would the universal engine be called, BerMax? do they actually sit down and think these ideas? geeeez....
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