The 30 Questions of 2011 Season

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Post Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:04 pm

Saw this concept over on F1 Fanatic last year, and with a single test to go, i think its about time we have a 20 questions thread again, this will be revisited post season to see who gets most questions correct. I have expanded it this year to have more questions to answer:

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01] How many points will will the Drivers Title:
02} And by whom:
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title:
04] And by whom:
05] Battle @ Red Bull:
06] Battle @ McLaren:
07] Battle @ Ferrari:
08] Battle @ Mercedes:
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}:
10] Battle @ Renault:
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}:
12] Battle @ Williams:
13] Battle @ Force India:
14] Battle @ Sauber:
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso:
16] Battle @ Team Lotus:
17] Battle @ Hispania:
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin:
19] Best Rookie:
20] First engine blow up:
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change):
22] First driver change:
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver:
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race:
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari):
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso):
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania):
28] Biggest surprise of 2011:
29] Biggest dissapointment:
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender:

My Answers:
01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 255
02} And by whom: Sebastian Vettel
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 475
04] And by whom: Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Button
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Schumacher
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Schumacher with 1 win
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: Wont return racing will do a couple FP1s late season
12] Battle @ Williams: Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Perez
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Alguersauri
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovalinenn
17] Battle @ Hispania: Who ever is in the second seat
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: D'Ambrosio
19] Best Rookie: Perez
20] First engine blow up: Buemi - China FP2
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Glock - China
22] First driver change (And who for & when): Buemi for Riccardo @ Hungary
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: Yes
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 3
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Toro Rosso
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Team Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Hispania
29] Biggest dissapointment: McLaren
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: No (Unless Bernie pays the teams alot of dough)
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Post Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:45 pm

Well answered. I see no need for debate
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Post Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:47 pm

Are you not gonna take a stab at answering???
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:17 am

01] How many points will win the Drivers Title: 303
02} And by whom: Vettel
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 525
04] And by whom: Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Button
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Rosberg
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Rosberg (only 3rd places though)
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: no (maybe for free practice, but not races)
12] Battle @ Williams: Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Ricciardo [coming in mid season :)]
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovalainen
17] Battle @ Hispania: Karthikeyan
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: D'Ambrosio
19] Best Rookie: Ricciardo
20] First engine blow up: d'Ambrosio
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Perez
22] First driver change: Force India (Hulkenberg in for di Resta)
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: Yes
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: mean = 3.2
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Toro Rosso
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Team Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Toro Rosso
29] Biggest dissapointment: Mercedes (then Williams, then McLaren)
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: not this year
Last edited by pob on Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:22 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:21 am

01] How many points will will the Drivers Title:272
02} And by whom:Vettel
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title:538
04] And by whom:Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull:Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren:Lewis
07] Battle @ Ferrari:Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes:Schumacher
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}:Schumacher
10] Battle @ Renault:Nick
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}:No
12] Battle @ Williams:Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India:Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber:Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus:Trulli
17] Battle @ Hispania:Tonio if chosen
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin:Glock.
19] Best Rookie:Sergio
20] First engine blow up: Di Resta - China race.
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Rosberg China
22] First driver change:
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: Yes
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 4
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari):Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso):Sauber
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania):HRT
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Mercedes
29] Biggest dissapointment:Renault
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender:Yes
Last edited by Byronrhys on Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:34 am

01] How many points will win the Drivers Title: 288
02} And by whom: Hamilton
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 512
04] And by whom: Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Rosberg
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Rosberg
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: yes, will do fp at suzuka and then race in yeongam. Will replace Heidfeld.
12] Battle @ Williams: Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Di Resta
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Algersuari
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovalainen
17] Battle @ Hispania: The other guy.
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: Di Resta
20] First engine blow up: Perez
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Maldonado
22] First driver change: duh. tough one. Senna for Petrov :D
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: You mean fail+crash ? No. Only fail ? yes.
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: mean = 2.82 (you asked for it:D)
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Williams
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Lotus
29] Biggest dissapointment: Mercedes GP
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: At the end of the year.
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:35 am

I'll give it a shot. At the least, it'll give me something to laugh about in 9 months. :lol:

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01] How many points will win the Drivers Title: 272
02} And by whom: Alonso
03] How many points will win the Constructors Title: 508
04] And by whom: Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Button
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Rosberg
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Rosberg
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: Yes, Petrov, Suzuka.
12] Battle @ Williams: Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Di Resta
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Alguersuari
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovalainen
17] Battle @ Hispania: Karthikeyan
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: Maldonado
20] First engine blow up: Perez - Istanbul
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Karthikeyan - China
22] First driver change: Whoever is in the second Hispania seat, Istanbul. :lol:
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: No
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 2.5
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): Ferrari
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Toro Rosso
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Team Lotus scoring points
29] Biggest dissapointment: Schumacher
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: No
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:42 am

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01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 290
02} And by whom: The King of Formula 1
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 455
04] And by whom: RedBull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Webber
06] Battle @ McLaren:King of F1
07] Battle @ Ferrari:Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes:Rosberg
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}:The Rossberg
10] Battle @ Renault:Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}:No
12] Battle @ Williams: Barichello
13] Battle @ Force India:Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Koval
17] Battle @ Hispania: Karthekeyan
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: Karthekeyan 8)
20] First engine blow up: RedBull
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Lotus
22] First driver change: HRT
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: NO
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 3
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Williams/Ferrari/Torro rosso): RedBull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Force India/Sauber/Mercedes): Mercedes
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Torro Rosso at sharp end.
29] Biggest dissapointment: Button burning out tyres like hell
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: Yes
"You can't change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
Sebastian Vettel"
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:12 am

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01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 238
02} And by whom: Alonso
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 490
04] And by whom: Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Schumacher
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Schumacher
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: No
12] Battle @ Williams: Barichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovalainen
17] Battle @ Hispania: Karthekeyan
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: Maldonado
20] First engine blow up: Trulli
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Massa
22] First driver change: HRT
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: No
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 3
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Williams
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania):Team Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Lotus doing really well
29] Biggest dissapointment: Button
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: Yes
Silverstone 2011: "Mark, maintain the gap!"
Malaysia 2013: "Multi 21 Seb, Multi 21!"
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:07 am

01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 292
02} And by whom: Hamilton
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 420
04] And by whom: McLaren
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Schumacher
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Schumacher
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: No
12] Battle @ Williams: Barichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Trulli
17] Battle @ Hispania: Karthekeyan
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: Perez
20] First engine blow up: Massa
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Vettel
22] First driver change: HRT
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: Yes
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 3
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): McLaren
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Force India
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Team Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Team Lotus on the Podium
29] Biggest dissapointment: Massa
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: No
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:33 pm

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01] How many points will will the Drivers Title:245
02} And by whom: Alonso
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title:410
04] And by whom:Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull:Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren:Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari:Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes:Close call, but Schumacher to shade it JUST.
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}:Evens
10] Battle @ Renault:Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}:Yes, Heidfeld.
12] Battle @ Williams:Maldonado
13] Battle @ Force India:Di Resta(by some margin)
14] Battle @ Sauber:KOBAYAHIIIIIII!!!
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso:Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus:Kovalainen
17] Battle @ Hispania:Liuzzi
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin:Glock
19] Best Rookie:Maldonado
20] First engine blow up:Vettel
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change):Williams driver(Maldonado if pushed)
22] First driver change:Hispania driver (Karthikeyan likely)
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver:Yes
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race:4
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari):Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso):Torro rosso
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania):Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011:Lotus/Williams
29] Biggest dissapointment:Mclaren
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender:No
More could have been done.
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 3:04 pm

01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 220
02} And by whom: The Boss, of course
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 400
04] And by whom: McLaren
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Webber
06] Battle @ McLaren: Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Massa
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Goldilocks
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Barbie
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: No, he doesn't have the required dexterity in his hand to be able to drive safely in F1.
12] Battle @ Williams: Rubens
13] Battle @ Force India: DiRest
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kamui
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Alguesuari
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovaleinen
17] Battle @ Hispania: who?
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: DiResta
20] First engine blow up: Vettel
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Webber
22] First driver change: Buemi
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: Yes
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 2
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): McLaren
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Toro Rosso
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Team Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: McLaren (you just wait and see)
29] Biggest dissapointment: Mercedes
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: Yep.
Yer.
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:44 pm

01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 291
02} And by whom: Vettel
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 530
04] And by whom: Red Bull
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Alonso
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Rosberg
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Rosberg, 2 podiums
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: Yes, replaces Petrov for the last four races of the season
12] Battle @ Williams: Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Kovalainen
17] Battle @ Hispania: Karthikeyan
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: di Resta
20] First engine blow up: Virgin
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Virgin
22] First driver change: Petrov
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: Yes, stuck in high df position
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 1.5
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari): Red Bull
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso): Force India
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania): Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Toro Rosso
29] Biggest dissapointment: Mercedes
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: Yes
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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 7:04 pm

01] How many points will will the Drivers Title: 230
02} And by whom: Heidfeld
03] How many points will will win the Constructors Title: 450
04] And by whom: Ferrari
05] Battle @ Red Bull: Vettel
06] Battle @ McLaren: Hamilton
07] Battle @ Ferrari: Massa
08] Battle @ Mercedes: Schumacher
09] Who will win more races at Mercedes (or place the better in races}: Schumacher
10] Battle @ Renault: Heidfeld
11] Will Kubica return? (if so, who will he replace and at what race}: Not in 2011
12] Battle @ Williams: Barrichello
13] Battle @ Force India: Sutil
14] Battle @ Sauber: Kobayashi
15] Battle @ Toro Rosso: Buemi
16] Battle @ Team Lotus: Trulli
17] Battle @ Hispania: Liuzzi
18] Battle @ Marussia Virgin: Glock
19] Best Rookie: Perez
20] First engine blow up: Williams, Race Melbourne
21] First gearbox change (excluding free first change): Sauber, Saturday Melbourne
22] First driver change: Istanbul
23] Will the ARW/DRS fail on a driver: No
24] On average how many pitstops will there be in each race: 4
25] Battle at the sharp end (Red Bull/McLaren/Renault/Mercedes/Ferrari):Ferrari
26] Battle of the mid feild (Williams/Force India/Sauber/Toro Rosso):Toro Rosso
27] Battle of the tail enders (Team Lotus/Marussia Virgin/Hispania):Team Lotus
28] Biggest surprise of 2011: Buemi WC
29] Biggest dissapointment: Mercedes GP
30] Will Bahrain get back on the callender: No
"Double points is Tyranny!"
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Post Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:20 pm

Any more advancements on theese questions by people that are new to the thread???
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