2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by Andres125sx » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:55 pm

alexx_88 wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:19 pm
I think both Hamilton/Bottas and Vettel/Kimi are better pairings. Not by a lot, but slightly better.
Bottas? Are you serious?

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by Big Tea » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:57 pm

Andres125sx wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:55 pm
alexx_88 wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:19 pm
I think both Hamilton/Bottas and Vettel/Kimi are better pairings. Not by a lot, but slightly better.
Bottas? Are you serious?
As a 'set' I think you would have to go a long way to find a better match than Hamilton and Bottas.
I do not see him in the top 4 as he is, but as a team, just about right.
One test is worth a thousand expert opinions

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by foxmulder_ms » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:59 pm

Soooooooooooooooooooooo happy for Ric. He was smart enough to see in RedBull, he would be 2nd driver forever just for a marketing ploy. Great news for F1 and for him.

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by Andres125sx » Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:23 pm

Big Tea wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:57 pm
Andres125sx wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:55 pm
alexx_88 wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:19 pm
I think both Hamilton/Bottas and Vettel/Kimi are better pairings. Not by a lot, but slightly better.
Bottas? Are you serious?
As a 'set' I think you would have to go a long way to find a better match than Hamilton and Bottas.
I do not see him in the top 4 as he is, but as a team, just about right.
Agree, from the team persperctive they´re a great pairing, but only because for a team it´s much better to have a #1 and #2, wich is completely different from stating they´re one of the best pairings.... or at least I was assuming the discussion was about the best two drivers on same team, not best pairing for the team. Maybe I was wrong tough

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by apexcontrol » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:17 pm

Big Tea wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:52 pm
apexcontrol wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:16 pm
Big Tea wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:10 pm


I see them as being the same 'type' of driver. Hulk's best chance of a podium would have been 'lucking into it' (not reall involving luck, just hard consistent work) when someone in front slips out. Dan is the same stamp and will be there sniffing out chances.
who do you think is the best hulk or dan
Danny, by quite a margin.
yeah i think the same

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by 604gtir » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:42 pm

2020, once alo's done his wec toyota 2yr contact.
ricciardo/alonso

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by diffuser » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:47 pm

apexcontrol wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:04 pm
!Technical wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:27 pm
It has suddenly become harder for the Hulk to get that first podium. With RIC in the picture, any chance of a podium will be snatched up by the badger.
yeah ric will prob be much beter then hulk
I think the Hulk has a chance. The odds are against him but lets give him a chance.

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by diffuser » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:48 pm

foxmulder_ms wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:59 pm
Soooooooooooooooooooooo happy for Ric. He was smart enough to see in RedBull, he would be 2nd driver forever just for a marketing ploy. Great news for F1 and for him.
Hmmmm, Ferrari would have been a great move for him. This is sideways at best.

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by f1316 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:54 pm

apexcontrol wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:17 pm
Big Tea wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:52 pm
apexcontrol wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:16 pm


who do you think is the best hulk or dan
Danny, by quite a margin.
yeah i think the same
I think that a lot of people are going to start reappraising their views in Hulk - at least in qualifying, I think he’ll be a match (if not more than a match) for DR.

I’m not sure he has the racecraft but if he ever gets a car capable of poles he can disappear.

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by bill shoe » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:30 pm

Can you believe that less than a year ago we were wondering how long Renault would soldier on with the respectable but underperforming Palmer? Surely a works team needed to do better? In the words of an ill-fated U.S. President: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by apexcontrol » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:48 pm

yeah indeed this is not expected, but renault has to deliver because ric won't have any other way

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by molina » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:50 pm

I can see a strong team with a clearly identified number 1 driver and a consistent number 2 earning points for constructors championship, just like Ferrari or Mercedes.

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by Schuttelberg » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:11 pm

I see Hulkenberg is going to surprise a lot of people on this board next year!
"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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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by zeph » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:31 pm

Ricciardo on the team is a big win for Renault.

It would be delicious if they were to beat RBR next year, sort of retribution for all the garbage they had to take from them in 2015.

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Re: 2018 Renault Sport F1 Team

Post by foxmulder_ms » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:04 pm

Schuttelberg wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:11 pm
I see Hulkenberg is going to surprise a lot of people on this board next year!
I see them basically equal.