2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

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LM10
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by LM10 » Mon May 13, 2019 10:47 am

Restomaniac wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:26 am
Bill_Kar wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:09 am
Is it me or Hamilton was serious after his win? Not much smiling, not much jumping around or whatever. He was pretty sceptical.

What do you think? I believe Saturday really got into his head, he realises that there is a genuine threat by Bottas.
That was kinda my point earlier. A focused Hamilton is a deadly (In context on track) Hamilton.
Now deadly Hamilton can start the only task he's been having since 2014: Beating his team mate. :)

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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by CriXus » Mon May 13, 2019 10:52 am

SpanishGP 2018 vs 2019:

Mercedes -0”7
Ferrari -0”03 👈
Red Bull -0,5”
Haas -0,8
Renault -0”5
McLaren -0”4
Toro Rosso -1’2”
Racing Point -0’8”
AlfaRomeo Sauber -0”9
Williams -0”6
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Carl Mccoy
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Carl Mccoy » Mon May 13, 2019 10:59 am

CriXus wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:52 am
SpanishGP 2018 vs 2019:

Mercedes -0”7
Ferrari -0”03 👈
Red Bull -0,5”
Haas -0,8
Renault -0”5
McLaren -0”4
Toro Rosso -1’2”
Racing Point -0’8”
AlfaRomeo Sauber -0”9
Williams -0”6
Torro Rosso with similar to Ferrari FW 1. 2s quicker than last year.

LM10
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by LM10 » Mon May 13, 2019 11:08 am

Carl Mccoy wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:59 am
CriXus wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:52 am
SpanishGP 2018 vs 2019:

Mercedes -0”7
Ferrari -0”03 👈
Red Bull -0,5”
Haas -0,8
Renault -0”5
McLaren -0”4
Toro Rosso -1’2”
Racing Point -0’8”
AlfaRomeo Sauber -0”9
Williams -0”6
Torro Rosso with similar to Ferrari FW 1. 2s quicker than last year.
Alfa Romeo Sauber with the most extreme version of that FW design almost 1s quicker.

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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Jolle » Mon May 13, 2019 11:23 am

Fun fact: Lance Stroll was the first and only Mercedes power DNF this season so far.

Carl Mccoy
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Carl Mccoy » Mon May 13, 2019 11:30 am

In safety cat period Mercedes have 3 cars on front of the pack :-) Total domination

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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by zac510 » Mon May 13, 2019 11:42 am

Carl Mccoy wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 11:30 am
In safety cat period Mercedes have 3 cars on front of the pack :-) Total domination
How do you come up with such insightful and cutting edge observations like that? You could be a journalist at motorsport.com!

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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Ringleheim » Mon May 13, 2019 11:53 am

selvam_e2002 wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 5:36 am
I think it is time up for Vettel. Bring new blood Max to Ferrari next year. It will be very interesting to see racing Lec and Max in Ferrari!!! I think the Fans also wanted this.
Ferrari's problem isn't the drivers. It's the car!

And the team structure!

The Mattia Binotto experiment has failed. He should go back to doing technical work but they need someone different on the pit wall IMO.

Ringleheim
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Ringleheim » Mon May 13, 2019 12:02 pm

PS: If there is a true value in abandoning this season right now in favor of next year's car, Ferrari should do that.

This season is over and tiny incremental improvements to the car will do nothing to close down the gap to Mercedes.

In fact, the gap is likely to actually increase even if Ferrari maintains development of this year's car, b/c Mercedes will be developing their car too, and they do that better than Ferrari.

Shut her down and go all in on a new direction for next year's car.

This has already been a terribly boring season and it's going to get a lot worse.

Carl Mccoy
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Carl Mccoy » Mon May 13, 2019 12:09 pm

Ringleheim wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 12:02 pm
PS: If there is a true value in abandoning this season right now in favor of next year's car, Ferrari should do that.

This season is over and tiny incremental improvements to the car will do nothing to close down the gap to Mercedes.

In fact, the gap is likely to actually increase even if Ferrari maintains development of this year's car, b/c Mercedes will be developing their car too, and they do that better than Ferrari.

Shut her down and go all in on a new direction for next year's car.

This has already been a terribly boring season and it's going to get a lot worse.
Probably on some tracks Ferrari will be definitely closer to Mercedes. Montreal, Silverstone, Spa, Monza but the season is already lost.

Just_a_fan
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Just_a_fan » Mon May 13, 2019 12:10 pm

LM10 wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 11:08 am
Carl Mccoy wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:59 am
CriXus wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:52 am
SpanishGP 2018 vs 2019:

Mercedes -0”7
Ferrari -0”03 👈
Red Bull -0,5”
Haas -0,8
Renault -0”5
McLaren -0”4
Toro Rosso -1’2”
Racing Point -0’8”
AlfaRomeo Sauber -0”9
Williams -0”6
Torro Rosso with similar to Ferrari FW 1. 2s quicker than last year.
Alfa Romeo Sauber with the most extreme version of that FW design almost 1s quicker.
Both starting further back than Ferrari. Maybe Ferrari have maxxed out the concept and TR / Alfa are still getting to that point.
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by Chuckjr » Mon May 13, 2019 12:22 pm

F1 has become a joke. These are not championships, they are coronations.

F1 may never recover with Mercedes in the game. Whatever changes they make, Merc will dominate with nearly unlimited resources. Ok great for them, but its death for the sport. I'm genuinely losing interest after 3 decades of dedicated watching. And Todo is a lie machine. I feel insulted as a fan by his constant open liying about being slower. Id have more respect for him and his accomplishments if he didn't attempt to insult fans with his nonsense about feeling under pressure or slower. smh.

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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by tinvek » Mon May 13, 2019 12:25 pm

Just_a_fan wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 10:21 pm
foxmulder_ms wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 5:43 pm
Hamilton with a terrible lab
Nah, he has Bulldogs, not labs... :lol: :lol: :lol:
Roscoe would make a terrible Lab

tinvek
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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by tinvek » Mon May 13, 2019 12:26 pm

roon wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 1:11 am


Can't have boxers in the engine bay, I know that much.

pity really, i liked the old ferrari flat 12

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Re: 2019 Spanish Grand Prix - Catalunya, May 10-12

Post by selvam_e2002 » Mon May 13, 2019 12:34 pm

LM10 wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 9:23 am
selvam_e2002 wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 5:36 am
I think it is time up for Vettel. Bring new blood Max to Ferrari next year. It will be very interesting to see racing Lec and Max in Ferrari!!! I think the Fans also wanted this.
I’m surprised you didn’t mention Alonso, but Max this time.
Maybe you should stop crying about Vettel and see the real problems Ferrari has.
Also stop suggesting what fans want to see in a general manner just because it’s what you want to see.
why I need to stop to suggest? if you search this blog you can see how may suggestion from different people. it is my opinion and shared it.

It is blog I can suggest what I want if you like it or not.