The failed Formula One regulations that ended up "short-lived"

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The radio communication ban in 2016. It was so complex nobody new what can/can't be said over the radio. Stupid idea.

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CVT? I have always thought it a brilliant idea. My Wife usually goes for CVT by choice, and I do like them too. The Suburu was equally as good as any auto I have ever driven.

If allowed, with the tec available today they could probably reduce capacity to one Ltr and get the same performance from the car.
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El Scorchio wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:57 am
dans79 wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:27 pm
The weird knockout qualifying in 2016!
That was such a garbage idea! So relieved they dropped it. I don't know why they keep trying to mess with qualifying. It's one of the things that 99% of the time works brilliantly.
Qualifying is fantastic, the only way to improve it is to bring the car count up to 26 and include a Q3, but the way it lines the cars up in speed order for the race almost guarantees a boring procession.

F1 needs a reverse wdc position grid sprint race, add it's results to qualifying to form the grid for gp and F1 will be fantastic nonstop action from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon. It will more than double fans at the track and watching on screen.

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Whilst not strictly a “regulation” could we have the weird safety car restart rule from 2012 (?) where the race started from the last safety car line and not the start/finish line?

This caused mayhem in Monaco when the race was due to finish under the safety car but Schumacher passed someone out of Noges in one of his patented “not technically illegal” manoeuvres because the final safety car line was at the pit entry so the race was effectively active again until the line! Unsurprisingly they re-wrote the rule almost immediately to prevent it happening again.

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Jackles-UK wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:27 pm
Whilst not strictly a “regulation” could we have the weird safety car restart rule from 2012 (?) where the race started from the last safety car line and not the start/finish line?

This caused mayhem in Monaco when the race was due to finish under the safety car but Schumacher passed someone out of Noges in one of his patented “not technically illegal” manoeuvres because the final safety car line was at the pit entry so the race was effectively active again until the line! Unsurprisingly they re-wrote the rule almost immediately to prevent it happening again.
At least it shows he properly read all the regulations and scanned for loopholes - had his medical status been different now, he might have made a fine lawyer.

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Ah, i forgot about that. Yes, one prime example of how absolutely ferociously cunning Schumacher was. Schumacher wasn't just the best and fastest driver in the field, he was also vastly the most 'read' driver in the field in regards to the sport itself, indeed, regulations and loopholes, he knew the weather conditions, what to expect, he knew how his car would behave under certain changes, and he knew how to properly influence the rest of the field, and play the media. Meanwhile he had his manager Sabine to arrange all things that could take his focus off F1 achievements.

In regards to how Bottas more than once managed to 'jump start' without penalty (unfortunately for him he didn't manage to benefit from it either), that surely would be a feat or 'loophole' Michael would have exploited, untill the sport was forced to come with a solution.
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cplchanb wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:11 pm
....Had they retained it alonso wouldve probably been 2012 wdc.
Why's that?

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Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:26 am
Ah, i forgot about that. Yes, one prime example of how absolutely ferociously cunning Schumacher was. Schumacher wasn't just the best and fastest driver in the field, he was also vastly the most 'read' driver in the field in regards to the sport itself, indeed, regulations and loopholes, he knew the weather conditions, what to expect, he knew how his car would behave under certain changes, and he knew how to properly influence the rest of the field, and play the media. Meanwhile he had his manager Sabine to arrange all things that could take his focus off F1 achievements.

In regards to how Bottas more than once managed to 'jump start' without penalty (unfortunately for him he didn't manage to benefit from it either), that surely would be a feat or 'loophole' Michael would have exploited, untill the sport was forced to come with a solution.
Schumacher was wrong and he was penalized for his wrong action.