2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by KeiKo403 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:55 pm

just watched the drivers press conf highlights, OMG, how old does Kubica look? To think he's only 1 month older than Lewis.

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by atanatizante » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:11 pm

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by Morteza » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:06 pm

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by GrandAxe » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:21 pm

KeiKo403 wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:55 pm
just watched the drivers press conf highlights, OMG, how old does Kubica look? To think he's only 1 month older than Lewis.
F1 seems to age drivers ridiculously. Kubica is just getting hit a bit harder than most.

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by GrandAxe » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:22 pm

R.I.P. Charlie. He went quite young.
I wonder who will sit in the Directors Box and start races now.

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by KeiKo403 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:25 pm

GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:22 pm
R.I.P. Charlie. He went quite young.
I wonder who will sit in the Directors Box and start races now.
I just hope Liberty doesn’t try and take over the FIA start with gimmicky celebs starting the races. Although pretty sure they can’t just incase they have to have an aborted start etc...
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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by Mandrake » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:28 pm

GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:21 pm
KeiKo403 wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:55 pm
just watched the drivers press conf highlights, OMG, how old does Kubica look? To think he's only 1 month older than Lewis.
F1 seems to age drivers ridiculously. Kubica is just getting hit a bit harder than most.
I think it's because of his hair, he's always looked older. The burden of high foreheads ;)

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by Just_a_fan » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:42 pm

GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:21 pm
KeiKo403 wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:55 pm
just watched the drivers press conf highlights, OMG, how old does Kubica look? To think he's only 1 month older than Lewis.
F1 seems to age drivers ridiculously. Kubica is just getting hit a bit harder than most.
He had a few stressful years following his accident. The whole "will I ever be able to do my life's dream of driving in F1 again?" is likely to make anyone look older than might be expected. He suffered a life changing injury. Everyone ages a bit when that happens.
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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by GrandAxe » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:34 pm

KeiKo403 wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:25 pm
GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:22 pm
R.I.P. Charlie. He went quite young.
I wonder who will sit in the Directors Box and start races now.
I just hope Liberty doesn’t try and take over the FIA start with gimmicky celebs starting the races. Although pretty sure they can’t just incase they have to have an aborted start etc...
Sadly, this is most likely with F1 as it is. You can just imagine the start becoming a whole new show ... erm sorry, circus.

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by Ringleheim » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:35 pm

About 6.5 hours away from watching FP1 and I can't wait!

It is always exciting to see all the new car designs in the flesh in Australia.

I'm dying to know how qualifying is going to play out in real life. And I think the mid-field is going to be very closely packed. Not to mention all these reg changes to make it easier to follow another car. Could be one hell of an exciting race to start the season!

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by GrandAxe » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:49 pm

Mandrake wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:28 pm
GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:21 pm
KeiKo403 wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:55 pm
just watched the drivers press conf highlights, OMG, how old does Kubica look? To think he's only 1 month older than Lewis.
F1 seems to age drivers ridiculously. Kubica is just getting hit a bit harder than most.
I think it's because of his hair, he's always looked older. The burden of high foreheads ;)
Nah, even when you take the forehead away by hiding it in a cap, Kubica still looks quite old.

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Just_a_fan wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:42 pm
GrandAxe wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:21 pm
KeiKo403 wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:55 pm
just watched the drivers press conf highlights, OMG, how old does Kubica look? To think he's only 1 month older than Lewis.
F1 seems to age drivers ridiculously. Kubica is just getting hit a bit harder than most.
He had a few stressful years following his accident. The whole "will I ever be able to do my life's dream of driving in F1 again?" is likely to make anyone look older than might be expected. He suffered a life changing injury. Everyone ages a bit when that happens.
That no doubt contributes something, but there are numerous drivers who've had serious accidents and not aged so dramatically; Alex Zanardi and Billy Monger for instance.

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by Schuttelberg » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:22 pm

I consider Sebastian quite a hot head although very intelligent. If he says Merc is up there for pole and win, I believe him!
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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by maxxer » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:55 pm

Did Vettel ever say sorry to Charlie when he went all red mist back then ?

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by ivanlesk » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:57 pm

Yes, iirc he did.

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Re: 2019 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 15-17

Post by Wynters » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:58 pm

maxxer wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:55 pm
Did Vettel ever say sorry to Charlie when he went all red mist back then ?
I'm confident he did. In the heat of the moment he's super-competitive but, once he's cooled down, he always struck me as quite bright and level-headed.