2017 F1 Mid-Season Test - Hungaroring, 01-02 August

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NathanOlder wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:02 pm
Doesn't anyone watch the European Formula 3 championship ? Norris is a rookie in there and is definitely the fastest for raw pace. Just needs to iron out some wrinkles in his decision making and he will be great. Like I said yesterday Lando is Lewis2.0
Alonso doesn´t like this comment. :mrgreen:

He is doing a fine job for sure but I guess 2018 or 2019 could be the right time for him.

100 laps for Kubika, just amazing.

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i reallly struggle to be even remotely enthused by Norris given his superrich background, aka Lance Stroll. He'll have to prove himself on track in an f1 race the same way Verstappen did for me to remotely care.

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You will struggle to find anyone on the grid who is not very well off or backed by a big company.
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Some data from Robert Kubica. Mind that it's still hard to compare. Race times against these test times...

But I would say he's quite on pace.

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i know there was a saftey car but lap one did not take 14 minutes whats going on there

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Kubika sets his first lap under 1:19. 1:18:952 and 124 laps so far.

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Well he certainly has the fitness to drive the car.
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Lando is going to have the fanbois scrambling for excuses as to why he is so quick...

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marmer wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:41 pm
i know there was a saftey car but lap one did not take 14 minutes whats going on there
that's the actual time the race started. :roll:
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Fifty wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:07 pm
Lando is going to have the fanbois scrambling for excuses as to why he is so quick...
Ultra Soft tires?
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godlameroso wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:16 pm
Fifty wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:07 pm
Lando is going to have the fanbois scrambling for excuses as to why he is so quick...
Ultra Soft tires?
Ultra Softs + Chassis and PU upgrades + rubbered track .

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Ghiotto and Kubica were neck and neck, going for the highest total laps, and separated by a single lap for most of the day, but I see Kubica must have stopped a little earlier. Still, an impressive day for someone who was unsure of his fitness.

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fiohaa wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:46 pm
i reallly struggle to be even remotely enthused by Norris given his superrich background, aka Lance Stroll. He'll have to prove himself on track in an f1 race the same way Verstappen did for me to remotely care.
If you're indifferent to Norris, you're practically guaranteed to dislike this guy!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand ... n_Habsburg

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Ferdinand Zvonimir Maria Balthus Keith Michael Otto Antal Bahnam Leonhard von Habsburg clearly has too much money and way too many names to have any actual talent.

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NathanOlder wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:02 pm
Doesn't anyone watch the European Formula 3 championship ? Norris is a rookie in there and is definitely the fastest for raw pace. Just needs to iron out some wrinkles in his decision making and he will be great. Like I said yesterday Lando is Lewis2.0
Impressive speed, but his starts are Mark Webber-esque.

Start to 1st corner for the F3 Championship thus far:

1-1
2-7
2-5
2-5
2-2
2-4
2-3
1-2
1-1
7-9
3-15
3-4
2-4
4-4
6-7
1-1
1-1
4-4

Losing 2 positions on average per race (the 1st race was started behind a safety car, so I excluded that from the average), and losing places from 11 of 17 standing starts.

I guess being a rookie makes it difficult to adjust to the clutch / start procedure, and he appears to be improving in this regard. I think he'll win the Championship if his starts are similar to those of Spa.