2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

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2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Manoah2u » Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:23 pm

LOGO STILL UNKNOWN


Team: Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team
Base: Silverstone, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Team principal: Otmar Szafnauer (CEO)
Technical director(s): Andrew Green
Website: http://www.forceindiaf1.com /

Race drivers:
11 Image Sergio Pérez
18 Image Lance Stroll

Test drivers : ??

Chassis: VJM12 (?)

Engine: Mercedes V6 Turbo

2018 position: 7th (52 pts)

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This thread is to discuss the 2019 Racing Point F1 TEAM
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Re: 2019 Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by NAPI10 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:32 pm

Frugal and genius at the same time...
https://www.sportskeeda.com/f1/force-in ... team-in-f1

I am hoping RP will continue this trend & take team to next level.

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Re: 2019 Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by trinidefender » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:11 am

I have a fear that racing point force stroll will take a step back. During these kind of reshuffles there is always confusion and often times a power struggle in management. It will be very hard to isolate the engineering side from that. Further on from that, Bob Fernley leaving the team will be a big blow to the organisation, seems that he ran a tight ship on a very small budget.

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Re: 2019 Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by NAPI10 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:53 pm

Team will not face any budgetary constraints this year for sure -
http://www.sportspromedia.com/news/raci ... rship-deal

Does this mean both BWT & Sportspesa will dictate car livery?
Pink & Blue :shock: :shock:

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Re: 2019 Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Peter1919 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:01 pm

NAPI10 wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:53 pm
Does this mean both BWT & Sportspesa will dictate car livery?
Pink & Blue :shock: :shock:
That is what the article says at least

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Re: 2019 Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by multisync » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:03 pm

NAPI10 wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:53 pm
Team will not face any budgetary constraints this year for sure -
http://www.sportspromedia.com/news/raci ... rship-deal

Does this mean both BWT & Sportspesa will dictate car livery?
Pink & Blue :shock: :shock:
Not much change in that case tbf..

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Morteza » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:27 pm

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Manoah2u » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:49 pm

to be honest, i find the livery a tad underwhelming. still, a classic 90's f1 livery (in pink though).
Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by ScottR267 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:21 pm

Looks like not only has Stroll and his fathers money departed Williams but also JCB and Hackett followed suit......ouch!

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Manjhi » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:05 pm

They have more money now, I genuinely hope they fight for 3rd place as RB might struggle initially with Honda engine. Renault & Haas will also be aiming for that spot.

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by McG » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:52 pm

Extreme rake on the Racing Point.

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by sprint car76 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:18 am

Not much activity here. Being canadian i followed stroll over here. I'm very much a fan of green who i think has designed some real nice cars on a very limited budget. Can't wait to see what the real car will look like when they get to australia. So far from the test the drivers have basically matched times.

I think the pairing of stroll with a veteran engineer is going to make a difference for him. Williams pairing him with a rookie engineer was a bad idea and hurt his development. Perez has proven himself to be a steady driver that can always be counted on to bring home points. (except for when he decides that ocon will not pass him)

I'm hoping that there will be more to talk about when australia comes around.

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Big Tea » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:15 pm

Manjhi wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:05 pm
They have more money now, I genuinely hope they fight for 3rd place as RB might struggle initially with Honda engine. Renault & Haas will also be aiming for that spot.
I think this year will be just getting back on their feet after a bad year. Aiming too high not only overstretches the resources they have but can dishearten and cause internal rifts due to 'I told you so ' disagreements.

Steady steps with solid footing each time is the way to go.
One test is worth a thousand expert opinions

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Re: 2019 Sport Pesa Racing Point F1 Team - Mercedes

Post by Peter1919 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:36 pm

Anyone know why Racing Point managed so few laps in testing? I think they might struggle a bit this season in comparision to the last couple of seasons as I suspect lack of resources last year may well have had a negative impact on developing this season's car