New Jeddah circuit

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Andres125sx
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Re: New Jeddah circuit

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PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:34 pm
Andres125sx wrote:
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:53 am
I see it as a record breaker. It will instantly enter the Monaco/Montmelo category of tracks, processional race with no overtakings at all wich allows the race leader to be around 8 seconds per lap slower than possible because none will even try to overtake

Racing in this kind of tracks is simply pointless
That's what was said about the last new street circuit, Baku....
Yet for some reason narrow tracks, like Zandvoort get a free pass because of rose-tinted glasses. I think F1 fans have a disdain for new street tracks.
About Baku? Not sure who said that, but it was not me, period. Baku is completely different, it´s wide, with lots of different corners and some long straights, so there are lots of overtaking posibilities. This is just the opposite. Even Monaco will provide more overtaking opportunities than Jeddah #-o

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Mogster
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Re: New Jeddah circuit

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Andres125sx wrote:
Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:27 am
PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:34 pm
Andres125sx wrote:
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:53 am
I see it as a record breaker. It will instantly enter the Monaco/Montmelo category of tracks, processional race with no overtakings at all wich allows the race leader to be around 8 seconds per lap slower than possible because none will even try to overtake

Racing in this kind of tracks is simply pointless
That's what was said about the last new street circuit, Baku....
Yet for some reason narrow tracks, like Zandvoort get a free pass because of rose-tinted glasses. I think F1 fans have a disdain for new street tracks.
About Baku? Not sure who said that, but it was not me, period. Baku is completely different, it´s wide, with lots of different corners and some long straights, so there are lots of overtaking posibilities. This is just the opposite. Even Monaco will provide more overtaking opportunities than Jeddah #-o
Jeddah has very very long flat out sections, I fail see how you won’t see at least DRS overtakes. It’s easy to underestimate the scale of this track.

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PlatinumZealot
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Re: New Jeddah circuit

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Exactlty. The straights are quite long. With packed stands on the side it will be a spectacle.
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