Canadian GP 2008

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by bizadfar » Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:39 pm

Right foot TC (throttle control)!

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by djones » Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:50 pm

I missed qualifying.

Can anybody tell me how Kovalainen ended up in 7th?

Was he just slow or did something go wrong!?

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by Scotracer » Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:52 pm

djones wrote:I missed qualifying.

Can anybody tell me how Kovalainen ended up in 7th?

Was he just slow or did something go wrong!?
The track was to blame -- normal service did not occur. I think some drivers were just more willing to push on the messed up tarmac, or had found a sweet-spot.
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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by djones » Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:02 pm

What a joke.

Oh well, hopefully it will rain or something to mix it up a bit.

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by myurr » Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:39 pm

Scotracer wrote:
djones wrote:I missed qualifying.

Can anybody tell me how Kovalainen ended up in 7th?

Was he just slow or did something go wrong!?
The track was to blame -- normal service did not occur. I think some drivers were just more willing to push on the messed up tarmac, or had found a sweet-spot.
Well I have a little theory. Hamilton, Kubica, and Alonso were all relatively quick compared to their peers. All three drivers have an aggressive turn in and are happy with a tail happy car. Could this have been their key to turn 10? Able to turn in aggressively generating more grip, also able to put the power down earlier and more aggressively and deal with the car oversteering.

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by WhiteBlue » Sun Jun 08, 2008 3:20 pm

to be honest the drivers who lost least time in the end went on the grass inside the curbs. there is a reason why Webber said that cross bike would have been more appropriate. :lol:

seriously, it was all very irregular. the most obvious was that McLaren have found more top speed and were stronger in sector 3 than Ferrari. the missing wheel fairing at Ferrari may have had something to do with that.
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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by ESPImperium » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:10 pm

WhiteBlue wrote:to be honest the drivers who lost least time in the end went on the grass inside the curbs. there is a reason why Webber said that cross bike would have been more appropriate. :lol:

seriously, it was all very irregular. the most obvious was that McLaren have found more top speed and were stronger in sector 3 than Ferrari. the missing wheel fairing at Ferrari may have had something to do with that.
I aggree, with the fairing thing, but also should Ferarri have brought the slotted nose chassis as well as im shure that would have bettered their aero efficiency.

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by Motley » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:17 pm

WhiteBlue wrote:seriously, it was all very irregular. the most obvious was that McLaren have found more top speed and were stronger in sector 3 than Ferrari. the missing wheel fairing at Ferrari may have had something to do with that.
Indeed, Massa was 9kph slower than Hamilton at the speed trap, Raikkonen 6kph slower...

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by flynfrog » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:43 pm

This will be the first race I get to watch all season. :lol:
No coverage sucks

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by djones » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:54 pm

Here is a quick prediction from me...

Hamilton puts it in the wall so is out of the race.

1.Kubica
2.Raikkonen
3.Rosberg

:D

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by waynes » Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:25 pm

just had a cheeky bet on Heikki getting onto the podium, 12/1 odds

2 pounds on that thank you very much

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by Conceptual » Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:31 pm

Sadly, the rain might be necessary to keep the track from crumbling under tyre...

I predict the winner to be... The safety car!

I think that it is going to complete more laps than most drivers.

Maybe next year we will see some good RCC concrete replace the tarmac in the chicanes, and hairpin turn 10... Maybe with 4-6 degrees of banking??? :wink:

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by flynfrog » Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:28 pm

honda pulling a super aguri? One lap on the bad tires?

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by flynfrog » Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:31 pm

Hamilton takes out kimmi

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Re: Canadian GP 2008

Post by flynfrog » Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:32 pm

flynfrog wrote:Hamilton takes out kimmi
Did he do it on purpose conspiracy starts here