2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by GPR-A » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:46 pm

FrukostScones wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:58 am
the dutch hordes at the track will be be so delighted :mrgreen:
I would like to see Max win this for the crowd that he pulls in Belgium. Last year it was great in terms of orange crowd and this year, no doubt should be better than that. It would be like Lewis pulling crowd and winning it for them in Silverstone.

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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by WaikeCU » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:36 pm

GPR-A wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:46 pm
FrukostScones wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:58 am
the dutch hordes at the track will be be so delighted :mrgreen:
I would like to see Max win this for the crowd that he pulls in Belgium. Last year it was great in terms of orange crowd and this year, no doubt should be better than that. It would be like Lewis pulling crowd and winning it for them in Silverstone.
If Vandoorne wins it, it probably be even better :lol:
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Manoah2u » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:51 am

Something tells me there'll be more Dutch than Belgian fans...............
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Godius » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:13 am

Manoah2u wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:51 am
Something tells me there'll be more Dutch than Belgian fans...............
Last year they lit up a lot of orange smoke torches before eau rouge and raidillon, which looked quite nice but was rather dangerous.

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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Manoah2u » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:01 pm

I hope we won't be getting football-like hooligan scenarios in the (near) future in F1. i understand that fans want to be close and involved in some sense, but i'm just amazed about the stampede when gates open and the fans crowd like ants towards the podium ceremony, and not in the least have i seen excessive alcohol abuse in events. thankfully, it is not a standard but rather still an exception, but combinations of redbull and beer do some weird stuff to people.
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by godlameroso » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:32 pm

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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by ClarkBT11 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:47 pm

Loose their Inhibitions, and enjoy themselves, god forbid. It's human nature to want to be first in line. I don't think there's enough rivalry in F1 for hooliganism nor do you have to be a football fan to be one.

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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Manoah2u » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:13 pm

I think you're missing the point.

throwing flares or torches around obstructing the view is not a thing called enjoying yourself, it's going too far. i make the comparison to football since that's exactly where it happens too.
i'm not talking about not enjoying yourselves, but likewise in the first GP AUS it was just plain dangerous and silly with the public running on track before the cars were in the pit.
There's enjoying yourself and there's emotions taking over. Nobody is saying people need to sit like grey robots in a grandstand and keep their mouths shut.

the example brought up of torches last year is a prime example of just how easily things can turn into something complicated.
and that includes cases like the guy running on track on singapore a while ago and the year after or so on another track, somebody just crossing the track iirc.
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by PlatinumZealot » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:34 pm

Manoah2u wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:01 pm
I hope we won't be getting football-like hooligan scenarios in the (near) future in F1. i understand that fans want to be close and involved in some sense, but i'm just amazed about the stampede when gates open and the fans crowd like ants towards the podium ceremony, and not in the least have i seen excessive alcohol abuse in events. thankfully, it is not a standard but rather still an exception, but combinations of redbull and beer do some weird stuff to people.
I would call it a mass evening jog more than a frenzied stampede though. haha. We are definitely far away from stampede levels of passion in F1. The fanbois haven't started insulting our mothers yet have they?
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Manoah2u » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:44 pm

PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:34 pm
Manoah2u wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:01 pm
I hope we won't be getting football-like hooligan scenarios in the (near) future in F1. i understand that fans want to be close and involved in some sense, but i'm just amazed about the stampede when gates open and the fans crowd like ants towards the podium ceremony, and not in the least have i seen excessive alcohol abuse in events. thankfully, it is not a standard but rather still an exception, but combinations of redbull and beer do some weird stuff to people.
I would call it a mass evening jog more than a frenzied stampede though. haha. We are definitely far away from stampede levels of passion in F1. The fanbois haven't started insulting our mothers yet have they?
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by NathanOlder » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:44 am

Flares and smoke bombs are everywhere in the motogp paddock. A sea of yellow nearly every race is guaranteed, no one complains, everyone enjoys it. So i dont see why the dutch can't try and make Spa orange, just for one day. Maybe Max can be a Hero ? Just for one day.

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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Manoah2u » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:24 pm

NathanOlder wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:44 am
Flares and smoke bombs are everywhere in the motogp paddock. A sea of yellow nearly every race is guaranteed, no one complains, everyone enjoys it. So i dont see why the dutch can't try and make Spa orange, just for one day. Maybe Max can be a Hero ? Just for one day.
#-o who was talking about the paddock. read and remember.

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a tiny slip of the wind and that would have been all over the track, which means drivers couldnt see squad and you could get situations like where the junior formula driver lost his legs by slamming high speed in somebody he didnt see.

a little thing to remember

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more than one football match has been needed to be halted because of 'people enjoying themselves' go too far and throw stuff down and there is no way to play.

in a football match, that is at the very least uncomfortable and a unneccesary loss of time.
in F1, with cars driving 200 miles an hour, that can be lethal.

in the end, nothing happened last year, but again, there was serious concern about that just a tiny change of the wind or flow could completely cover the track - a real threat, not just some farfetched doomsday scenario.
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by George-Jung » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:47 pm

Manoah2u wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:24 pm
NathanOlder wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:44 am
Flares and smoke bombs are everywhere in the motogp paddock. A sea of yellow nearly every race is guaranteed, no one complains, everyone enjoys it. So i dont see why the dutch can't try and make Spa orange, just for one day. Maybe Max can be a Hero ? Just for one day.
#-o who was talking about the paddock. read and remember.

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a tiny slip of the wind and that would have been all over the track, which means drivers couldnt see squad and you could get situations like where the junior formula driver lost his legs by slamming high speed in somebody he didnt see.

a little thing to remember

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more than one football match has been needed to be halted because of 'people enjoying themselves' go too far and throw stuff down and there is no way to play.

in a football match, that is at the very least uncomfortable and a unneccesary loss of time.
in F1, with cars driving 200 miles an hour, that can be lethal.

in the end, nothing happened last year, but again, there was serious concern about that just a tiny change of the wind or flow could completely cover the track - a real threat, not just some farfetched doomsday scenario.
It makes a big difference if they do it during- or after the race.

In Motogp they also use a lot of smoke especially 'the Doctor' fans..
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by Manoah2u » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:06 pm

it was during the race, friend.
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Re: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - Spa Francorchamps, 25-27 August

Post by NathanOlder » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:07 am

Moto GP rossi fans are always doing it during the on track action pal

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