2018 Mexico Grand Prix - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, 26-28 October

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I think if Mercedes don't hit another hiccup like they did in US, and with Ferrari's resurgence, there's gonna be an epic Ferrari vs Red Bull vs Mercedes race.
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Just_a_fan wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:46 pm
GPR -A wrote:
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That way, at least there would be some sanity and teams can save a lot of money that their drivers throw away and also cost with penalties.
Just charge the drivers for the bits they break. :lol:
Yes, also charge the drivers for team orders aka money they didn't earn. Let's say 10% every time, early in the season like Bahrain '17 15% =P~ . That would be 2x15=30% of what 30 million?

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Going to be a damp weekend. Hopefully it holds off during the sessions, but it may be changing conditions on race day.
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F1Krof wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:33 am
I think if Mercedes don't hit another hiccup like they did in US, and with Ferrari's resurgence, there's gonna be an epic Ferrari vs Red Bull vs Mercedes race.
I really do think its gonna be another tough weekend for ferrari on Pace.. cause in the Austin mini sectors comparision video it is clearly seen that the mercs gain from ferrari in the slow speed corners like the last sector.

Mexico is filled with slow speed corners in the first and last sectors. But Ferrari will be mightly on the straights. Its all about how much can ferrari manage the slow speeds that gonna be verdict of the weekend's pace.

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F1Krof wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:33 am
I think if Mercedes don't hit another hiccup like they did in US, and with Ferrari's resurgence, there's gonna be an epic Ferrari vs Red Bull vs Mercedes race.
I hope so to! Last season we expected an epic race between the Max, Seb and Lewis, but Seb and Lewis colided.

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Maybe if Seb is on his A game, last year he was 99% passed by First Max (who he then clipped with his front wing to max' rear wheel) and later lewis, who he also clipped (but heavier). Just give a bit more room and we all race on to fight until the end of the race, which could indeed be cool again!

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Vasconia wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:10 am
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Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:47 am
Just hoping that the hyper-softs makes some difference this year. Two stops are sorely needed for this race.
Top drivers have contact also helps. :mrgreen:

Now more seriously, I do hope we can have the VET-VER-HAM battle we lost last year.


Championship wise it would be interesting to have a DNF by Lewis, just to extend the "emotion". Though I know that Lewis will win the championship, and well-deserved I must admit.
The championship can only be extended beyond Mexico if Lewis DNF's and Vettel wins.
After Mexico, there'll be only 50 points to play for and if the above happens, a 45 point gap. In other words, lightning needs to strike Lewis for Vettel to win the WDC.

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GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Vasconia wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:10 am
PlatinumZealot wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:47 am
Just hoping that the hyper-softs makes some difference this year. Two stops are sorely needed for this race.
Top drivers have contact also helps. :mrgreen:

Now more seriously, I do hope we can have the VET-VER-HAM battle we lost last year.


Championship wise it would be interesting to have a DNF by Lewis, just to extend the "emotion". Though I know that Lewis will win the championship, and well-deserved I must admit.
The championship can only be extended beyond Mexico if Lewis DNF's and Vettel wins.
Well, technically Hamilton needs to get 5 points should Vettel win.
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turbof1 wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:35 pm
GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Vasconia wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:10 am


Top drivers have contact also helps. :mrgreen:

Now more seriously, I do hope we can have the VET-VER-HAM battle we lost last year.


Championship wise it would be interesting to have a DNF by Lewis, just to extend the "emotion". Though I know that Lewis will win the championship, and well-deserved I must admit.
The championship can only be extended beyond Mexico if Lewis DNF's and Vettel wins.
Well, technically Hamilton needs to get 5 points should Vettel win.
5 points over two races? Heheh! That's we either need lightning to strike him (and properly too), or the tardis to teleport him to outer Antarctica on race day. :twisted:

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5 points over 3 races! (and Vettel then needs to collect all 75).

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Starts to make perfect sense why Mercedes was worried about being protested a potential result with their wheel hubs in COTA. A 70 point lead could have quickly became 52 with 75 points left to race for. Quite a different perspective, even if likely won't change the outcome of the championship...
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So if Vettel does not win the race, is the championship over no matter what Hamilton does?

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djones wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:32 pm
So if Vettel does not win the race, is the championship over no matter what Hamilton does?
Yes :D

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djones wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:32 pm
So if Vettel does not win the race, is the championship over no matter what Hamilton does?
Thinking about hiring someone in, Djones?

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WaikeCU wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:15 pm
F1Krof wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:33 am
I think if Mercedes don't hit another hiccup like they did in US, and with Ferrari's resurgence, there's gonna be an epic Ferrari vs Red Bull vs Mercedes race.
I hope so to! Last season we expected an epic race between the Max, Seb and Lewis, but Seb and Lewis colided.
but Seb did the dirty :wink: or had a brain fade :roll: either will do.

So vettel needs 3 wins in a row, something he has never done in the Hybrid era
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