2018 Italian Grand Prix - Monza, 31 Aug - 2 Sep

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Just_a_fan wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:07 am
Fulcrum wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:05 am
Schuttelberg wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:34 am
Is it just me or does anyone else feel Rosberg is absolutely desperate to be heard ever since he hung up his helmet?
It's just you.
No it's not.
=D>
"Sebastian there's very, you're a member of a very select few.. Stewart, Lauda, Piquet, Senna, Prost, Schumacher, Fangio.. VETTEL!"

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Fulcrum wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:51 am
Schuttelberg wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:13 pm
Fulcrum wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:00 pm
<mod edit, no personal quarrels, please>
<mod edit, no personal quarrels, please>
Wow, a 6 year old achievement. Don't rest on your laurels too hard there.
silverstone 2015.

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Just_a_fan wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:07 am
Fulcrum wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:05 am
Schuttelberg wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:34 am
Is it just me or does anyone else feel Rosberg is absolutely desperate to be heard ever since he hung up his helmet?
It's just you.
No it's not.
It's him creating content for his own youtube channel. If it bothers you, then don't watch it.

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dans79 wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:42 pm
SuperCNJ wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:33 pm
I think the only thing that spoiled it for me was Tony Ross's instruction to Bottas after the race to run in formation "to show our Italian colleagues"... I don't mind running in formation to celebrate, but knowing that the radio messages were going to be aired and saying that for me was completely unnecessary and was akin to rubbing salt in Ferrari's wounds... which is not how Mercs operate imo... yeah it may have been a bit of light banter but Tony Ross just seemed wrong...
It's corporate warfare, no better way to win then getting under your opponents skin, and unnerving them.
That's the beauty of fight between teams. It's psychological games. Just like Lewis at Spa where he talked about 'tricks'. It could be tricks to make Ferrari think they have the upper hand on straight line speed.

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Well.
For me,Vettel's team radio in Silverstone was a simply answer to Mercedes Monza 2017 parade.
That's was not very elegant...at all.
But many seems to forget what Mercedes did in past.

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thetruth wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:01 am
Well.
For me,Vettel's team radio in Silverstone was a simply answer to Mercedes Monza 2017 parade.
That's was not very elegant...at all.
But many seems to forget what Mercedes did in past.
'The past' is a lot further than 2017 wouldn't want you to forget that.

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dans79 wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:03 pm
Gr1ff wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:53 pm
F1NAC wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:57 pm

And then race later when they lose they're bitching around like they are in midfield... or raise some conspiracy theories in media and stirring stuff
Translate what Sebastian said in the radio message after the British gp and you will see why they did that in Italy.

https://youtu.be/6rfvd7dmyjQ
yep!
thanks guys here at their home
now we bring the English flag to Maranello
hahah, that is savage. :)

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Gr1ff wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:53 pm
F1NAC wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:57 pm
dans79 wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:42 pm


It's corporate warfare, no better way to win then getting under your opponents skin, and unnerving them.
And then race later when they lose they're bitching around like they are in midfield... or raise some conspiracy theories in media and stirring stuff
Translate what Sebastian said in the radio message after the British gp and you will see why they did that in Italy.

https://youtu.be/6rfvd7dmyjQ
And for those of us who don’t speak Italian?

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Restomaniac wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Gr1ff wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:53 pm
F1NAC wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:57 pm

And then race later when they lose they're bitching around like they are in midfield... or raise some conspiracy theories in media and stirring stuff
Translate what Sebastian said in the radio message after the British gp and you will see why they did that in Italy.

https://youtu.be/6rfvd7dmyjQ
And for those of us who don’t speak Italian?
thanks guys here at their home...

now we bring the English flag to Maranello
Is the translation
Sent from my Commodore PET in 1978

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Restomaniac wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Gr1ff wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:53 pm
F1NAC wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:57 pm

And then race later when they lose they're bitching around like they are in midfield... or raise some conspiracy theories in media and stirring stuff
Translate what Sebastian said in the radio message after the British gp and you will see why they did that in Italy.

https://youtu.be/6rfvd7dmyjQ
And for those of us who don’t speak Italian?
enable close captions, and transcribe into google translate!

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thetruth wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:01 am
Well.
For me,Vettel's team radio in Silverstone was a simply answer to Mercedes Monza 2017 parade.
That's was not very elegant...at all.
But many seems to forget what Mercedes did in past.
O please, I'd bet my next pay check that Monza 2017 had nothing to do with what Vettel Said.

I seriously don't understand how some fans get so butt hurt about this. They act like 5 year olds complaining Mercedes walked up and took their lollipop!

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Yeah, I haven’t been to many sporting events where the away team gets cheered!

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Well actually at Silverstone we all cheered for Vettel when he won even though 90% of the people in the grandstand including myself were supporting Merc. Then again at Spa I ended up in a sea of Max fans and still everyone cheered when Vettel won.

It seems to me that it's just the tifosi than tend to act like apes.
How much TQ does it make though?

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To be fair, Monza is Ferrari. It’s not like any of the other venues can be attributed to a singular team, unlike Monza/Ferrari. And I’d also say that most of the Tifosis are fans of Ferrari, not the drivers.

Just saying. I am not justifying that the booing is right, just putting some context to it.
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