2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by KiLLu12258 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:37 am

Radley wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:32 am


I really wanted Bettas to show some class at the end of Austin and wait a meter in front of the finish line and let Lewis cross first.
thanks god he did not do that. Yes i would be happy about that too, but you can think of how this hamilton haters would say that he got the call from the team.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by RZS10 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:03 pm

I doubt Hamilton would want to win a race like that in the first place...

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by Wass85 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:12 pm

That would have been the ultimate insult for Hamilton.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by digitalrurouni » Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:12 pm

Radley wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:32 am
It pains me to see VB put on airs that he's so great. There has been so many races in his 3 years at Mercedes where he has sucked.

VB can't drive his car well unless the setup is perfect.

Ricciardo would have been a much better teamate to Hamilton.

I really wanted Bettas to show some class at the end of Austin and wait a meter in front of the finish line and let Lewis cross first.

Gotta disagree with you wholeheartedly especially the last line. Ricciardo better team mate yes. But I think VB is a good enough teammate for Hamilton. He's winning Mercedes is winning. No need to rock the boat. I would bet that's how Toto is thinking. Besides Toto manages VB doesn't he?

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by Morteza » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:32 pm

"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool."~William Shakespeare

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by e30ernest » Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:29 am

digitalrurouni wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:12 pm
Besides Toto manages VB doesn't he?
I think I heard from Bottas' "Beyond The Grid" interview that Toto no longer managed him as soon as he signed his contract with Mercedes to avoid conflict of interest.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by zibby43 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:27 am



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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by dans79 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:13 pm

I saw this over lunch, and it seems more like an excuse than anything else. A top tier athlete in any sport should be able to handle when things aren't exactly as they would like them to be.

https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/14703 ... in-the-ass
"There was definitely uncertainty for 2020 at some point," said Bottas. "Lots of rumours.

"I had no idea what was going to happen. I just had to wait.

"As an athlete, as a driver, it's not an ideal situation.

"You can't be completely with peace of mind and focus on the job and feel mentally free and in the right place.

"It's tricky. When that continues, year after year, every single year of your career, at some point it's getting a pain in the ass.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by Wynters » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:46 pm

dans79 wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:34 pm
Many drivers go through this, and don't have a dip in form. The most notable comparison for Bottas, is the driver on the other side of the garage who went through the exact same thing last year.
Would it not be fair to say that the odds of Mercedes deciding they didn't want to retain Hamilton and the odds of them deciding they didn't want to retain Bottas were slightly different?

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by aral » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:10 pm

We're off again....now into the area of sports psychology and personal prowess ! Please stay on topic and avoid getting into subjects far removed from the main topic.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by bucker » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:30 am

Mercedes F1 Team is up for sale. They will still stay in F1 as power unit supplier.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by lio007 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:38 am

bucker wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:30 am
Mercedes F1 Team is up for sale. They will still stay in F1 as power unit supplier.
What? Where did you get that information?

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by wickedz50 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:06 am

lio007 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:38 am
bucker wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:30 am
Mercedes F1 Team is up for sale. They will still stay in F1 as power unit supplier.
What? Where did you get that information?
I think he is referring to this speculative article below..
https://www.motorauthority.com/news/112 ... ula-1-team

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by lio007 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:47 am

wickedz50 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:06 am
lio007 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:38 am
bucker wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:30 am
Mercedes F1 Team is up for sale. They will still stay in F1 as power unit supplier.
What? Where did you get that information?
I think he is referring to this speculative article below..
https://www.motorauthority.com/news/112 ... ula-1-team
OK, so right now all but facts. Just speculation and rumours.

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Re: 2019 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Post by zibby43 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:51 am

lio007 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:47 am
wickedz50 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:06 am
lio007 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:38 am

What? Where did you get that information?
I think he is referring to this speculative article below..
https://www.motorauthority.com/news/112 ... ula-1-team
OK, so right now all but facts. Just speculation and rumours.
100% speculation at this point.