Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.
Express "We certainly need a driver for the first test of the new car in February but I can assure you it will happen earlier because whoever it is we have to train them on the simulator, train him into the team.
"I think we should have a decision before the end of the year.
"We'll give an unexpected Christmas present to one of the drivers."
Manoah is in the process of creating the other 2017 team topics as well. We only fast forwarded this thread by a few days. Generally, the 2017 team threads will be early this year to accomodate team changes during the off season.TAG wrote:Not much to talk about... yet. But Lauda did say they'll be announcing their driver before the end of the month.
Well, I suspect that at the moment the development of the launch and first test car is complete and they are in production now, while the designers are already busy with update one. As seen in the last few rule changes, even with all the detailing, you need the fundamentals right, they've been layed out even before the summer break and the Brackley team has a good track record on this.GoranF1 wrote:i dont think that after late development of 2016 car,all this driver distraction and Lowe rumors(surley affects develpment) that this team could be called a favorite for 2017 at this point.
I think you will find that what you are calling late 2016 development, was actually conceptual testing of 2017 elements. Lets not forget that by mid season 2016 the WCC was all but a foregone conclusion, so they started on 2017.GoranF1 wrote:i dont think that after late development of 2016 car,all this driver distraction and Lowe rumors(surley affects develpment) that this team could be called a favorite for 2017 at this point.