2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

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2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby raymondu999 » Sun May 25, 2014 3:43 pm

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2013
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2014
Tyres - Soft (prime, yellow) and Supersoft (option, red)

2013
Tyres - Medium (prime, white) and Supersoft (option, red)
Polesitter - Sebastian Vettel (1:25.425)
Winner - Sebastian Vettel (Supersoft - Medium - Medium)

2012
Tyres - Soft (prime, yellow) and Supersoft (option, red)
Polesitter - Sebastian Vettel (1:13.784)
Winner - Lewis Hamilton (Supersoft - Soft - Soft)

2011
Tyres - Soft (prime, yellow) and Supersoft (option, red)
Polesitter - Sebastian Vettel (1:13.014)
Winner - Jenson Button (Wet - Intermediate - Wet - Intermediate - Intermediate - Supersoft)

2013 pole lap - Sebastian Vettel (1:25.425)
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby Juzh » Sun May 25, 2014 3:59 pm

It's gonna be complete walk over by merc.

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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby SilverArrow10 » Sun May 25, 2014 4:38 pm

Malaysia style Hamilton win. Good wheel to wheel behind. Rosberg a far way second. One of the best tracks of the year.
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby Shrieker » Sun May 25, 2014 4:39 pm

This is one of Hamilton's best tracks. I'm not surprised to see that he put nearly half a second to Rosberg last year in quali. Though for some odd reason I vaguely recall Nico having a problem of some sort in quali last year, or maybe it's just me. I just can't see Rosberg winning this unless Hamilton has a mechanical or has a lapse and puts it in the wall (doesn't happen very often).
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby Miguel » Sun May 25, 2014 4:53 pm

I also can't see Rosberg beating Hamilton here (I give it about 15%). But if it happens, I'll order a big pack of popcorn for the remainder of the season.
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby gray41 » Sun May 25, 2014 4:55 pm

Before last season I think Nico hadn't bee out qualified at this track, so I think its actually pretty good for him.
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby Edax » Sun May 25, 2014 8:50 pm

It is going to be interesting what Force India will do. Traditionally they're quite strong at this circuit.

It's quite impressive how over the past years they have slowly crept up from being a backmarker to being a midfield contender to being subtop. They certainly are giving Mclaren a hard time in the constructors championship.

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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby Gaz. » Sun May 25, 2014 9:00 pm

Does anyone have that list of who has used what number of PU parts handy? Are any drivers in danger of receiving grid drops because of them? :)
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby gray41 » Sun May 25, 2014 9:36 pm

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/114138 (autosport so you only get so many views before they charge you.)

http://en.espnf1.com/f1/motorsport/stor ... zOJ6jeK.99 (same story via ESPN) Toto unveiled the information to the public.


I wonder what the next underhand tactic will be as drivers no longer allowed to play around with engine mapping on their own.

Will we see shenanigans in Montreal?
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby iotar__ » Sun May 25, 2014 9:59 pm

gray41 wrote:http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/114138 (autosport so you only get so many views before they charge you.)
I wonder what the next underhand tactic will be as drivers no longer allowed to play around with engine mapping on their own.
This one is interesting, makes you wonder why they let them play with it earlier, whatever it was, and why now Wolff talks about it.

Hamilton's best track, Rosberg with some under-breaking problems earlier (solved or not, his start looked all right) so:
- qualifying 1. Ham 2. Rosb 3. Red Bull
- race 1. Rosb 2. Ham - just a hunch that Rosberg may be stronger again in the race and this time will pull it off despite Merc's strategy. A lot of (obligatory) lifting and coasting on long straights.

First time full power Renault; Monaco confirmed what Merc said about Red Bull's speed on lower fuel and pace management - they still end up 10 s + behind

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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby gray41 » Sun May 25, 2014 10:02 pm

I feel like the Ferraris might jump ahead of the RedBulls at the track, so id pick one of them for 3rd.

Im sure I read they have a big package for this one?
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby MercedesAMGSpy » Sun May 25, 2014 10:03 pm

This track is Hamilton's backyard and after what Nico did to him this weekend, he will give everything.
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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby myurr » Sun May 25, 2014 10:04 pm

Wrong response by Toto IMHO. They have such an advantage that they really should let the two race. Stop sharing the full telemetry (lap by lap tyre deg is fine, corner by corner comparison traces is too much), at least during the event, and let either driver use whatever mapping they want whenever they want. If either driver is able to save fuel early on then they should be able to use it to attack later in the race, rather than have to save their engine - IF that makes sense for them.

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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby Unc1eM0nty » Sun May 25, 2014 11:07 pm

I don't care what the result is, I just want to see some overtaking and forget about the borefest that is Monaco.

I do like this track though, we've seen some good races here.

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Re: 2014 Canadian Grand Prix - Montreal

Postby SiLo » Sun May 25, 2014 11:17 pm

I'm wondering is Nico is finding a lot more pace in the telemetry than Lewis is. I'm guessing Lewis is the faster driver and Nico is very smartly using all the telemetry to increase his pace to something similar. If there was no telemetry sharing, Lewis would be quite a bit faster I think.

As for this race, Hamilton to win by a country mile. He loves the track, always goes well here and will be determined to wipe the floor with Rosberg.

I think Alonso will sneak in front of the two Red Bulls, who could be quite far down the field with such a power disadvantage. Force India to be best of the rest.
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