Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team 2019 RP19 speculation thread

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Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team 2019 RP19 speculation thread

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This is the speculation thread about the 2019 car from Point Racing. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Yep, the car's name is certainly wrong, any better suggestions?

OK, hopefully now this is the right name?
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https://twitter.com/ForceIndiaF1/status ... 44802?s=19
Assuming they're talking about the car launch :)

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Hopefully they will get some new Canadian & other new global sponsors that did not want to join while the team was in ownership of Force India.

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hollus wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:40 pm
This is the speculation thread about the 2019 car from Point Racing. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Yep, the car's name is certainly wrong, any better suggestions?
The thread name should be "Racing Point...." and not "Point Racing...".

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MtthsMlw wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:29 pm
https://twitter.com/ForceIndiaF1/status ... 44802?s=19
Assuming they're talking about the car launch :)
One thing for sure - that image doesn't show their car draped in cloth... :lol:
Turbo says "Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools." oh, and "The Dutch fans are drunk. Maybe"

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hollus wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:40 pm
This is the speculation thread about the 2019 car from Point Racing. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Yep, the car's name is certainly wrong, any better suggestions?
Pointy 2019?

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GPR -A wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:20 am
hollus wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:40 pm
This is the speculation thread about the 2019 car from Point Racing. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Yep, the car's name is certainly wrong, any better suggestions?
The thread name should be "Racing Point...." and not "Point Racing...".
Thanks, that part done.

Now, what are the chances that Villay Mallya features in the name next year?
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hollus wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:46 pm
GPR -A wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:20 am
hollus wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:40 pm
This is the speculation thread about the 2019 car from Point Racing. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Yep, the car's name is certainly wrong, any better suggestions?
The thread name should be "Racing Point...." and not "Point Racing...".
Thanks, that part done.

Now, what are the chances that Villay Mallya features in the name next year?
Would be really awkward if the chassis would be named STR after Lawrence Stroll for next year. STR19 :P

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hollus wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:46 pm
GPR -A wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:20 am
hollus wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:40 pm
This is the speculation thread about the 2019 car from Point Racing. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official thread.

Yep, the car's name is certainly wrong, any better suggestions?
The thread name should be "Racing Point...." and not "Point Racing...".
Thanks, that part done.

Now, what are the chances that Villay Mallya features in the name next year?
Whatever his personal situation is, the reason why FI has punched above it's weight, is the way he ran this organization. If they keep VJM in the chassis name as a tribute to that fact, it would be the least that the new owners can do to thank him. But I doubt that would happen and we might see something like RP01.

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Team is going to change name 'Racing Point' before starting of 2019 season; that's what I read somewhere. Do they have to change chassis name as well?

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Just_a_fan wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:58 am
MtthsMlw wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:29 pm
https://twitter.com/ForceIndiaF1/status ... 44802?s=19
Assuming they're talking about the car launch :)
One thing for sure - that image doesn't show their car draped in cloth... :lol:
That's for sure. Looks almost like a car from the narrow front wing era. Look how thin the top of the air box is. No halo.

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Looks like a McLaren MP4-16. Highish nose, square sidepod shoulders, cooling chimneys, single, tall bargeboard top along the side of the tub, narrow front wing, wide and low rear wing.
Turbo says "Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools." oh, and "The Dutch fans are drunk. Maybe"

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This thread should probably be renamed the Rp stroll 1 speculation thread since it is apparent they all links to force india and vj are being removed.

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Does RP enhance technical tie-up with Mercedes for 2019(more in line with Haas-Ferrari)?

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The highly-anticipated launch of Racing Point’s 2019 season will be streamed live by Canadian broadcaster TSN on its website TSN.ca and on the TSN app on Wednesday, February 13th from 10am ET (3pm UK time). In the UK, Sky Sports F1 will broadcast the event, which is also streamed on RacingPoint.com and on the team’s YouTube channel.

http://www.racingpoint.com/news/how-wat ... 019-launch
Maybe we get to see some renders today, while the livery is presented in Toronto