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F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:18 pm

Decided to start this new thread a few days early with BIG news that

Fisichella will be driving a Ferrari!!!
http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/78280

Let us Formula 1 Fans continue our discussions here

Thank you!

Lap to come!
 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:03 pm

I'm actually surprised about this.
On the other hand, Ferrari most likely knew that Vijay wouldn't say no as that would not help his case with the &10 million dollar bill he needs he has on his desk.

Will Fisi be able to do good in the F60? Sorry but I don't have high hopes for this.
One reason being that he will need to adjust to the F60 Friday before the race. A totally different car from his Force India. Which is out of his control though.

Secondly, and you can flame me if you like, I don't find Fisi to be that great of a driver. He knows how to keep it on the track, but that's where it ends. His days as a winner has passed. Although, at Spa he showed some strong performance.

It might be a dream for an Italian, which he is actually not  
to drive for Ferrari, but he also needs to do well in order to get my vote.
Well, he might be doing just that, so I still wish him good luck, and that he can fullfill his dream. Will for sure be better then Mr. Look howbadyouare, and Ferrari now has a bigger chance to secure third place in the WCC.
http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2009/9/9866.html

I hope Vitantonio Liuzzi will be able to take Fisi's seat in the Force India. I liked watching him as he was pretty wild.

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:18 pm

Well. can he be worse than Badoer? no, considering you can't go below last, so at least hopes are up that something better might come out from all this.
If the miracle happens, and an Italian driving a Ferrari wins in Italy ... wow!! Big grin

What I am getting more and more angry with is the test ban. It's ridiculous that a team that suffers the loss of a driver due to injury, especially when this injury is produced by anothger car, can not have the chance of allowing the substitute to try the car.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:18 pm



Quoting BlueElephant (Thread starter):
Fisichella will be driving a Ferrari!!!

It was his dream! And considering his good performance in Spa, this is not a bad choice from Ferrari. Time will tell anyway!
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:34 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 2):
What I am getting more and more angry with is the test ban. It's ridiculous that a team that suffers the loss of a driver due to injury, especially when this injury is produced by anothger car, can not have the chance of allowing the substitute to try the car.

Yes, if a team has to change drivers for whatever reason, the FIA should allow the new driver to do at least some hundreds of km in the current F1.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:34 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 2):
What I am getting more and more angry with is the test ban. It's ridiculous that a team that suffers the loss of a driver due to injury, especially when this injury is produced by anothger car, can not have the chance of allowing the substitute to try the car.

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This is great news, Fisichella is probably the best they could of got although they could of tried to get Kubica but anyones better than Luca he was absolutely shocking. hopefully seeing as spa and monza are similar Ferrari should be good for the 1-2
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:37 pm

Fisi and Ferrari should go well at Monza. That track will be very well suited to the KERS equipped cars.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:50 pm



Quoting T1210s (Reply 5):
This is great news, Fisichella is probably the best they could of got although they could of tried to get Kubica but anyones better than Luca he was absolutely shocking. hopefully seeing as spa and monza are similar Ferrari should be good for the 1-2

I think the "Italian factor" might have had something to do with it. I'm very happy for Fisico .. never the greatest driver in history, but always a good driver, and a familiar face on the grid. And he has the chance of ending (?) his career with what I assume has been one of his greatest dreams in racing; driving the Ferrari.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:24 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 7):
And he has the chance of ending (?) his career with what I assume has been one of his greatest dreams in racing; driving the Ferrari.

I understand that Fisi will become a test driver for Ferrari when Massa comes back.

This would likely mean he will remain in F1, but will not be a regular driver.

I am happy for him. He seems to be similar to Felipe Massa, where as...he's a good driver...consistent...but not the best.
 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:38 pm

Oh.. VJ finally changed his mind and let him go! I guess he did not have much choice.
The Italian Tifosi will be raving about this!!
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:58 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 9):
Oh.. VJ finally changed his mind and let him go! I guess he did not have much choice.

"We would like to stress that we have not agreed any financial settlement with Ferrari"

I bet after last weeks result VJ wishes he had stuck his hand in his pocket and paid Ferrari
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:03 pm



Quoting BlueElephant (Reply 8):
I am happy for him. He seems to be similar to Felipe Massa, where as...he's a good driver...consistent...but not the best.

could not agree more.

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 9):
The Italian Tifosi will be raving about this!!

At least I know I am!  Smile

If only he could win in Monza ...
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:07 pm

Have they come up clear with what/who caused the crash in Spa where Hammy went into the wall? I have had no time to follow the news these last few days.

 Yeah sure  Confused
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:44 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 12):
Have they come up clear with what/who caused the crash in Spa where Hammy went into the wall?

So you can drag that driver to court?  Wink
They will not investigate that any further anyway. He got hit, end of story.

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:48 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 12):
Have they come up clear with what/who caused the crash in Spa where Hammy went into the wall? I have had no time to follow the news these last few days.

Fact The Stewards received a report from the Race Director which stated that an incident
involving Car No: 1 - Lewis Hamilton and Car No: 11 - Jaime Alguersuari took place
during the Race.
Action The Stewards after hearing the explanation of both the Competitors representatives and
the drivers decided that the incident requires no further action.
http://www.fia.com/en-GB/mediacentre...ia/Documents/bel09_document_36.pdf
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Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:01 pm



Quoting T1210s (Reply 14):

Thanks a lot for the info. All is clear now.  idea 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:26 pm



Quoting T1210s (Reply 14):
Action The Stewards after hearing the explanation of both the Competitors representatives and
the drivers decided that the incident requires no further action

Yeah, it was just a race incident. If the FIA is punishing everyone for trying to go through a turn in the traffic jam, drivers might as well stop racing completely!
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:17 pm

i will be attending the italian GP in a week and a half's time! i can't wait. it is my first f1 race and it is at monza. It is pretty exciting to hear an italian will be racing for ferrari in italy.

forza fisi and forza ferrari!
 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:49 pm



Quoting ScrubbsYWG (Reply 17):
it is my first f1 race and it is at monza

Congratulations!! It's always a nice experience to attend a F1 race. I hope you have ear plugs as engines are really noisy! And please bring us some pictures  Smile

My first GP was in 1991. I saw Prost, Senna, Mansell and Co! I even have a picture of me next to Senna's McLaren  praise  Big grin

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:16 am



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 4):
Yes, if a team has to change drivers for whatever reason, the FIA should allow the new driver to do at least some hundreds of km in the current F1.

A better solution would be to drop the testing ban altogether, without a spending cap it is pointless anyway.
Teams just spend the money on other things like 8 post chassisis rigs and simulations that may make the car technically better(sometimes) but do little to enhance the driver/car package.

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:32 am

Great news...was expected anyway. Didn't Force India pull out of the Ferrari engine deal a bit early? Guess now its time for VJ to repay Ferrari. Luca Badoer didn't have a chance..with the constructors championship so close Ferrari couldn't afford to let Luca come in last at every race. At least this is great news for Fisi..lets see how he does for the rest of the season..should be very interesting.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 2:02 am



Quoting ScrubbsYWG (Reply 17):
i will be attending the italian GP in a week and a half's time! i can't wait. it is my first f1 race and it is at monza. It is pretty exciting to hear an italian will be racing for ferrari in italy.

good luck and congrats!! Nothing beats watching the race on the track!
My first race was the Argentina GP in 1995, won by Damon Hill. Until then I liked F1, but wasn't crazy about it. After that race, I fell in love with it. Since then I saw every Arg GP .. the last one being the best, with Schumi winning for Ferrari under the rain Big grin

I was also lucky to attend several Brazilian GP's at Interlagos (95 to 2001), and in the VIP area to make it even better Big grin

Since then I'm still dreaming of being able to attend another race, especially Monza!
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 3:59 am



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 18):
Congratulations!! It's always a nice experience to attend a F1 race. I hope you have ear plugs as engines are really noisy! And please bring us some pictures Smile

I will be bringing earplugs.

I will be going to the pitwalk on thursday so hopefully will be able to get some nice close up pictures of the cars going together.

For the race i am sitting at the first chicane so hopefully the cars aren't going by too fast.
I am so excited.
 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:16 am

Scrubbs, you're going to have the time of your life! Just make sure every piece of clothing you're wearing has a prancing horse on it  Smile. Speaking of attending GPs, I was thrilled to see the provisional calendar released a week or so ago that lists the Canadian GP in its traditional june slot! I've been going every year since 1999 to that race and its cancellation this year was really, really crappy for me, as it's the only event I can attend at a somewhat reasonable cost, but now it's back! Hopefully Ferrari will be competitive next year, haven't seen them win there since 2004!
 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:17 am

So now there is actually a seat free at Force India, so who would you like to see driving for them? Liuzzi will most likely get that seat, but I would also like to see Sato back. He was really showing some good performance before the end of SA.

I bet there are many drivers who is contacting Vijay now for the seat as this might wel lead to a permanent contract for next year if performance is good.

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:39 am

its unfortunate for force india they went well at spa and should do well again at monza but sutil was way off of fisi's pace and any new driver they get is going to be way off the pace even more because of this stupid testing ban they will be lucky to get any more points this season
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:49 am



Quoting Sudden (Reply 24):
Liuzzi will most likely get that seat, but I would also like to see Sato back.

What about Narain Karthikeyan?  duck 

Did you know that this dude was supposed to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 3 months ago? But just 10 minutes before the race start he fell after jumping over the pit wall and broke his shoulder....  banghead 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:16 am



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 26):
But just 10 minutes before the race start he fell after jumping over the pit wall and broke his shoulder

Sorry, but allow me to....  rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 
Well, at least he never got the chance to break the car this time.

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:33 am

It seems the FIA may be convening an extraordinary meeting of the World Council on Sep 21 with the object of examining the allegations that Renault "fixed' the result of the 2008 Singapore GP.
Whilst it seemed at the time that Alonso's pitstop strategy was fairly strange and depended on the imminent use of the safety car, a strategy that worked due to the timely demise of his team mate, is it not a little late to be launching such an inquiry?

Having said that I believe wrongdoers should be weeded out of the sport and have long held the belief that one of those is a Kenyan ranch owning, former jumper salesman.
Another issue I have though - there are often in these scandalous cases, one(or several) that benefit from it by keeping quiet.... until things don't go their way then all of a sudden cry their hearts out.

We saw it with Alonso in 2007, we seem to be seeing it again with Piquet in 2009.

Who is likely to be punished?
Renault? Perhaps there is an ultimate responsibility issue
Briatore? Hard to believe anything ike this happened with out his input
Drivers? It is logical if issue is proved they would have both been aware of and agreeable with the plan.

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PS if anyone has the video of the Sing 2008 driver weigh in you may notice FA pick up what appears to be a dripping wet towel before the scales, how much would that weigh? half, one or more kilos??
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:10 pm



Quoting Sudden (Reply 27):
Well, at least he never got the chance to break the car this time.

Nope, but put his team in an uncomfortable position has they had to race 24 hours with 2 drivers instead of 3.

Quoting StealthZ (Reply 28):
We saw it with Alonso in 2007

What happened again with Alonso in 2007?
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:25 pm



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 29):
position has they had

*as they had...

(sorry I can't edit my post)
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Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:38 pm



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 30):
(sorry I can't edit my post)

If you could we would not be able to see your mistakes! Big grin

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Fri Sep 04, 2009 3:24 pm



Quoting Sudden (Reply 31):
If you could we would not be able to see your mistakes!

This is strange because sometimes I can edit my posts, and sometimes not... Weird.



Back to F1, Toyota said they will not leave F1, but will reduce its budget:

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/78300
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:46 am

This week's cartoon:

http://img122.imageshack.us/img122/624/1672septembre2009.jpg
Kimi Raikkonen perfectly made the best of his KERS (Kontract Energy Recovery System) to win in Spa.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:57 am



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 33):
Kontract Energy Recovery System

Hahaha...........good one mate!
I do wonder what will happen for next year cause the last couple of races Kimi has showed his old fighting spirit.
Personally I hope he will be driving next year cause he is still one of few drivers that focuses on racing instead of smiling for the cameras. He couldn't care less about those kind of things.

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Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:33 pm

A Sunday without a Grand Prix... cannot be a good Sunday... I look forward to next Sunday and the race in Monza.  airplane   airplane   yes   airplane   airplane 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 9:24 am



Quoting Sudden (Reply 34):
I do wonder what will happen for next year cause the last couple of races Kimi has showed his old fighting spirit.
Personally I hope he will be driving next year cause he is still one of few drivers that focuses on racing instead of smiling for the cameras. He couldn't care less about those kind of things.

Well the rallying rumour has been doing the rounds thanks to his appearance on the Rally Finland this year, but all the latest rumours are saying he is likely to go off to Renault with Nokia sponsorship with Alonso of course taking his Ferrari seat.

That of course is assuming Renault doesn't get kicked out or pulls out before the start of next season.....

but then it has also been said that Renault are after Kubica with BMW's withdrawl. Now Kimi and Kubica would certainly make for a fiery combination !!
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 9:34 am

Badoer having a moan!!

Quoting Autosport.com:
"Those who write don't understand how much harm they can cause," Badoer was quoted as saying by Gazzetta Sportiva. "The media played a fundamental role in the decision to replace me."

Is he completely ignorant of how much qualifying last* AND finishing last might have influenced the decision as well?

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:53 am

Hey Scrubbs I hope you will have a great time in Monza. I would really like being there too believe me as it is only some 3 hours away from here by train... and busses... I suppose.

I have not been to Monza yet. I bet the race tickets are cheaper than at the Monaco GP. I am not sure about accomodation. I bet they inflate the prices during GP time so it probably does not run cheap.

With the tifosi the atmosphere must be great, a great most of them being Scuderia supporters. I would probably be the only one yelling "Go Hammy You're The Best!" in the middle of a crowd of Ferrari fans.  laughing   laughing   laughing 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:54 am



Quoting StealthZ (Reply 37):
Is he completely ignorant of how much qualifying last* AND finishing last might have influenced the decision as well?

Agreed. You have to be naive or blind to imagine that the Ferrari management sacked you just because they read bad comments in newspapers  Yeah sure

This behaviour is not helping him. He should question himself and see what he can improve instead of putting the fault on someone else.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:58 am



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 38):

I have not been to Monza yet. I bet the race tickets are cheaper than at the Monaco GP. I am not sure about accomodation. I bet they inflate the prices during GP time so it probably does not run cheap.

If I were living 3 hours away, I would not bother with accomodation. I would leave my place early on Sunday morning and go back straight after the race. You would arrive back on time for dinner  Wink
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:16 pm

Liuzzi is now confirmed as driving for Force India at Monza. No surprise as their test driver and with GP experience. Lets see if he can repeat Force India's great form at Spa.
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:49 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 38):
I have not been to Monza yet. I bet the race tickets are cheaper than at the Monaco GP. I am not sure about accomodation. I bet they inflate the prices during GP time so it probably does not run cheap.

You bet they are expensive! I am more of a hostel person and even they ratcheted up the rates to like 40 euro a night. It is unfortunate i am spending so much time in Milan(i only have three weeks in europe for my trip) a city most guidebooks and travel websites say is a bore and there isn't much to do.

I leave for europe in a few hours  Smile so excited.

Pics will be coming in about 3 weeks to a month.
 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:06 pm



Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 39):
He should question himself and see what he can improve instead of putting the fault on someone else.

I think he will find himself without a testing contract as of next year as Fisi has far more experience them him anyway. And Ferrari are for sure not planning on having 3 testdrivers.
I bet Gene is happy he didn't get the chance to race, hense eliminating all negative publicity.

Quoting Cornish (Reply 41):
Liuzzi is now confirmed as driving for Force India at Monza

Good news! I liked wathing him race as he was driving like he had stolen the car. Big grin

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:06 pm



Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 2):
What I am getting more and more angry with is the test ban.

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Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 4):
Yes, if a team has to change drivers for whatever reason, the FIA should allow the new driver to do at least some hundreds of km in the current F1.

The answer IMHO would appear to be quite simple. Allow each F1 team a single "test" engine for the entire season. A totally sealed unit, they can drive/test as many km's as they want up to the life of the engine. When / if it blows, then their in-season testing limit has been reached. Note that this will control costs in a simple direct way. Oh, and the engine MUST be identical to race units in that it can't be "de-tuned" for longer life.

Also perhaps a "test" tyre that would allow only say 75% of the grip of a race tyre. Again, this would allow familiarization for a new driver, reasonable testing of new parts, but not allow unlimited race condition testing.
 
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Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:53 pm

I would love going to Monza for the day and I have thought about it really. Looking at the rather crazy train schedules - train changes - it is not really feasible unless I want to spend a night outside in a train station waiting for a 5.00 in the morning connecting train after arriving about midnight and then returning home late late in the night.

Things are never as easy as we wish. I don't have a magic stick and Prince Albert will not lend me his own helicopter and private pilot for the day this coming Sunday so I can go to Monza to see the little cars with their raging engines racing each other around the track.  laughing 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:03 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 45):
it is not really feasible unless I want to spend a night outside in a train station waiting for a 5.00 in the morning connecting train after arriving about midnight and then returning home late late in the night.

So what's your point!?  Wink
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:30 pm

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 45):

Things are never as easy as we wish. I don't have a magic stick and Prince Albert will not lend me his own helicopter and private pilot for the day this coming Sunday so I can go to Monza to see the little cars with their raging engines racing each other around the track

I was not referring to a train journey, but to a car journey   (although I realised I did not mention it at all...)

Otherwise, you can ask Prince Albert to lend you his helicopter 

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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:35 pm

There are good chances that it might be raining on race day in Monza and maybe even on Saturday.  ouch 
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RE: F1 2009: Italian Grand Prix

Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:52 pm



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 48):
There are good chances that it might be raining on race day in Monza and maybe even on Saturday. ouch

Aren't you usually happy with that forecast? I remember someone being veeeery pleased when rain was due on most GP's last season  Wink
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