2013 Australian GP - Albert Park

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Mark Webber at the Top Gear Festival yesterday:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzHam2hAVTY[/youtube]


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAsMhiFCswc[/youtube]


Nice backdrop of the Harbour Bridge in Sydney:

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n smikle wrote:
Hobbs04 wrote:Aussie grit Webber for the win. Come on Red Bull let him win his home race. Vettel can have the rest.
Webber has failed in three very favourable chances to win his home race.. I have given up on that long ago.


I agree he had chances but I haven't lost hope.

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Although I think Webber is a good driver....he tends to choke occasionally when the pressures on....at home. Mind you, Vettel is the teams golden boy. 2010 should have been Webber''s home victory.
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Well, it seems we will be spotting a few showers in Melbourne On saturday and sunday.
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/melbourne.shtml

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I've Missed these predictions ..x)

QUALIFYING:

1-HAM
2-ALO
3-VET
4-ROS
5-BUT
6-WEB
7-PER
8-RAI
9-MAS
10-MAL
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khaliweed wrote:Well, it seems we will be spotting a few showers in Melbourne On saturday and sunday.
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/melbourne.shtml
Forget about the showers - look at the temperatures!

If it is nearer to the predicted minimum than the max, and there is a lot of cloud cover, track temperatures may not be too much above the Barce testing temps.

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kilcoo316 wrote:
khaliweed wrote:Well, it seems we will be spotting a few showers in Melbourne On saturday and sunday.
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/melbourne.shtml
Forget about the showers - look at the temperatures!

If it is nearer to the predicted minimum than the max, and there is a lot of cloud cover, track temperatures may not be too much above the Barce testing temps.
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Mika1 wrote:
kilcoo316 wrote:
khaliweed wrote:Well, it seems we will be spotting a few showers in Melbourne On saturday and sunday.
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/melbourne.shtml
Forget about the showers - look at the temperatures!

If it is nearer to the predicted minimum than the max, and there is a lot of cloud cover, track temperatures may not be too much above the Barce testing temps.
Music to my ears as Mercedes AMG fan.
:mrgreen: this

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Copy & Paste from "2013 Season car rankings".

Start grid:

1. Romain Grosjean
2. Fernando Alonso
3. Kimi Raikkonen
4. Sebastian Vettel
5. Jenson Button
6. Mark Webber
7. Lewis Hamilton
8. Nico Rosberg
9. Felipe Masa
10. Nico Hulkenberg

Wildcard: Pastor Maldonado(anywhere between 5-10)
The speed of Ayrton Senna.
The mind of Alain Prost.
The dedication of Michael Schumacher.
The determination of Alex Zanardi.

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RB_[Gnx] wrote:I've Missed these predictions ..x)

QUALIFYING:

1-HAM
2-ALO
3-VET
4-ROS
5-BUT
6-WEB
7-PER
8-RAI
9-MAS
10-MAL
I think it will be dominated by Vettel (or even Red Bull), but Alonso will not too far away. Behind him are the Lotus drivers, than just the McLaren's and Mercedes'.
Michael Schumacher: When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.

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motorloon1993 wrote: Fixed.
Took me a few seconds to see what you had changed but :lol:

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Clew wrote:Although I think Webber is a good driver....he tends to choke occasionally when the pressures on....at home. Mind you, Vettel is the teams golden boy. 2010 should have been Webber''s home victory.
He chokes every year after summer break.
At the start he´s very good but he just dies for some reason.
The only time he was close to getting the title was because his teammate messed up and had reliability issues.

Good Qualifier though.
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IMO he can't take title pressure and goes too conservative or too aggressive (depending on his mood). Also, he seems very bad on all Tilke circuits. I wonder... Is it something in the way Tilke designs his circuits? Or perhaps a manufacturing thing, eg Webber doesn't like the type of asphalt Tilke's contractors use?
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Is there any change out to the layout of the Kerbs this year in Melbourne (like the curb extended at T4 exit) ?

My prediction for Qualy

1 Vettel
2 Alonso
3 Webber
4 Button
5 Massa
6 Groj
7 Perez
8 Kimi
9 Ros
10 Ham/ Hulk

Ps - This can is wildly off the target in Qualy ,like shooting and arrow in the dark :D