2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by ChrisDanger » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:41 pm

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by PlatinumZealot » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:45 pm

ChrisDanger wrote:
Sniffit wrote:IIRC the speed trap at Baku was set well before the actual top speed was reached. As I read this Williams clocked Bottas at 378.
There were pages of debate about this figure in the Baku thread here. No-one is really certain how the team got that number, as the speed traps seem to indicate it was lower, and it was broadcast via a tweet from the Williams Twitter account. Without any official telemetry, and just a team PR monkey behind a keyboard, some members feel, perhaps rightly so, that this number was somewhat fabricated. So there is still some uncertainty about the actual figure. Notice f1fanatic reported that it was "unofficially the highest speed."
It was seen on the speedometer in the on board replay.
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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by PlatinumZealot » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:46 pm

FrukostScones wrote:VET will be Champion maker.

and people say he got levelled by RAI.

still ROFLing.
Every dog has his day I guess. Hoping for no Ferrari screw ups to really see how these two compare in the race.
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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by FrukostScones » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:56 pm

PlatinumZealot wrote:
FrukostScones wrote:VET will be Champion maker.

and people say he got levelled by RAI.

still ROFLing.
Every dog has his day I guess. Hoping for no Ferrari screw ups to really see how these two compare in the race.
Harrgh, my carpet is down like HAM rears China 2007. :lol:
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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by Juzh » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:03 pm

PlatinumZealot wrote:
ChrisDanger wrote:
Sniffit wrote:IIRC the speed trap at Baku was set well before the actual top speed was reached. As I read this Williams clocked Bottas at 378.
There were pages of debate about this figure in the Baku thread here. No-one is really certain how the team got that number, as the speed traps seem to indicate it was lower, and it was broadcast via a tweet from the Williams Twitter account. Without any official telemetry, and just a team PR monkey behind a keyboard, some members feel, perhaps rightly so, that this number was somewhat fabricated. So there is still some uncertainty about the actual figure. Notice f1fanatic reported that it was "unofficially the highest speed."
It was seen on the speedometer in the on board replay.
The 378?

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by PlatinumZealot » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:20 pm

No the speed shown actually was lower (maybe 366 or 373 or something). I can't find the on-board video with the FIA graphics anymore though. Williams reported that telemetry said 378.
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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by Juzh » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:25 pm

Do you mean this one?

https://streamable.com/5ms9

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by LionKing » Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:18 am

Hamilton best sector total is about 2 tenths better than Vettel's. With the usual Merc engine mode on Saturday, I would not be surprised to see a half second difference tomorrow in quali.

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by PhillipM » Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:30 am

...on harder tyres.

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by LionKing » Sat Oct 29, 2016 5:27 am

PhillipM wrote:...on harder tyres.
Oh, Hamilton SS's are harder than others'?

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by zac510 » Sat Oct 29, 2016 8:46 am

LionKing wrote:
PhillipM wrote:...on harder tyres.
Oh, Hamilton SS's are harder than others'?
PhillipM is obviously talking about Hamilton's future (Quali) lap on harder tyres, not his FP laps.

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by ringo » Sat Oct 29, 2016 11:47 am

Fastest recorded trap speed is by kubicia isnt it?
For Sure!!

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by Manjhi » Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:06 pm

:o :o :shock: :shock: :shock:

Nico Hulkenberg sets 6th fastest time on Soft tyres!!!! =D> =D> =D>

Is somebody sandbagging in the top 5 cars or what ??

And Checo is full 1 sec behind him. :o

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Re: 2016 Grand Prix of Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 28-30 October

Post by PhillipM » Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:24 pm

Force India have been getting faster and faster through the year, I hope it's not at the expense of next years car.