2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

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Artur Craft
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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Artur Craft » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:25 pm

Juzh wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:07 am
Ricciardo flat trough copse in 7th gear, min speed 290 kmh. Entry speed only 300 though.
It is the new tarmac allowing that to happen. Without it they could not go, as happened last year

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by LM10 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:36 pm

Sevach wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:20 am
On another topic...

No action on Grosjean-Sainz, sometimes i really wonder if who hit who counts...
In this case they didn't car either way.
Grosjean didn't just hit Sainz, but also Magnussen in the first lap. I must have missed it in the race and just saw it in the video with best onboards:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxrKZZlAkpc#t=0m30s

Hi hit and clearly put significant damage on his teammate's car. Is there even any difference between that crash and the one from Kimi in regards of how they happened? Both were inside and locked up into the car outside. I'm baffled that neither this nor the crash with Sainz was penalized by the stewards.

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Zynerji » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:18 am

Neither were the home favorite, 4x WDC, or in the title hunt.

In the States, we call that "home cookin'".

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Vasconia » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:34 am

Sevach wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:20 am
On another topic...

No action on Grosjean-Sainz, sometimes i really wonder if who hit who counts...
In this case they didn't car either way.
If both are out of the race the stewards tend to do nothing. #-o

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by ripper » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:23 pm

I'll miss Raikkonen for his radio messages

Kimi: "Let's try to be aggressive - Plan B"
Santi: "We are trying, of course the 10-second penalty is an issue"
Kimi: "Yeah but it's going to be even more if we don't clear?! So I'm not allowed to think anymore - OK!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEH5i4sF_Qc

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by ds.raikkonen » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:52 pm

Was trying to go through the entire discussion but there were simply too many posts!

Excellent race, lots of passes by both (punted) Hamilton and aggressive passes by Kimi (who got a reasonable stop go 10 sec penalty for the incident with HAM). Both the Ferraris were shot from cannons at the start while the Mercs struggled, Vettel simply blasted past HAM while Kimi was blocked by BOT.Some people were suggesting earlier that it is not fair that drivers get a 10 sec stop go penalty! Well, if I am not wrong, it is the highest time penalty that can be handed out to anyone during the race. Kimi did lock up and tried to make the turn and not hit HAM on purpose (ridiculous of Lewis, Toto and co. to suggest foul play). One could also notice everyone simply letting HAM by, there were nt any exciting moves made by him on track though his pace was excellent and benefited from the safety car periods.

Kimi finally woke up this weekend and delivered the goods, hopefully more to follow. While another weekend to forget for BOT who went from hero to zero within a couple of laps in the end, thanks to the strategic error by Mercedes. Can't wait for Hockenheim!
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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Manoah2u » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:36 pm

LM10 wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:36 pm
Sevach wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:20 am
On another topic...

No action on Grosjean-Sainz, sometimes i really wonder if who hit who counts...
In this case they didn't car either way.
Grosjean didn't just hit Sainz, but also Magnussen in the first lap. I must have missed it in the race and just saw it in the video with best onboards:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxrKZZlAkpc#t=0m30s

Hi hit and clearly put significant damage on his teammate's car. Is there even any difference between that crash and the one from Kimi in regards of how they happened? Both were inside and locked up into the car outside. I'm baffled that neither this nor the crash with Sainz was penalized by the stewards.
grosjean is the biggest buffoon in f1 in ages.
he's all the way back to the first-lap nutcase.

i don't understand why he wasn't penalized either.
he'll get sacked though, hope that comes as enough penalization.

they should have just said on the onboard radio: Grosjean, you're fired.
Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Gator86 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:32 am

I'm late to the party I know, but did anyone else notice Hamilton weigh in after the race holding a white towel from the table in the podium ready room? Anything come of it?

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Juzh » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:35 pm


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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Shrieker » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:40 pm

You have fun while you still can. I hope there'll be a payback for this before the final races, if the need arises. Don't cry if(when) it does.
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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by JonoNic » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:44 pm

Always find the gap then use it.

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Harvester » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:48 pm

I've just watched post race press conference. What I found interesting was that Kimi said it was easier to follow Mercedes than Red Bull in corners.

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Zynerji » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:54 pm

Harvester wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:48 pm
I've just watched post race press conference. What I found interesting was that Kimi said it was easier to follow Mercedes than Red Bull in corners.
I posted a question about this earlier that wasn't answered..

Can it be their diffuser design, as it's unique to the grid?

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Big Tea » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:57 pm

Zynerji wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Harvester wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:48 pm
I've just watched post race press conference. What I found interesting was that Kimi said it was easier to follow Mercedes than Red Bull in corners.
I posted a question about this earlier that wasn't answered..

Can it be their diffuser design, as it's unique to the grid?
I saw the post earlier and wondered Kimi considered or noticed if it was because the Red Bull was going around the corner quicker and he had to push more to match?

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Re: 2018 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, July 6-8

Post by Zynerji » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:05 pm

Possible. Faster cornering would have more effect on front wing losing df I would think...