Silly Season 2020/2021 (starting with silliness in 2019)

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My prediction O:)
2021 Mercedes team stopped in F1 (Honda take over team)
2021 McLaren Mercedes will be #1 team for Mercedes engine
2021 Max Verstappen will drive for McLaren.
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Sounds a bit like a wishlist ;)

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marvin78 wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:54 pm
Sounds a bit like a wishlist ;)
Wishlist Max to Ferrari [-o<
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Starscreamer wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:58 pm
marvin78 wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:54 pm
Sounds a bit like a wishlist ;)
Wishlist Max to Ferrari [-o<
please God ..... NOOOOOOOO, maybe when he is close to retiring.

and he won't go there anyway because Leclerc is the clear #1 driver there for next season and Todt (Nicolas) has to much to much power there and, as you should know as a Max Verstappen-Fan, Max isn't going to play 2nd fiddle
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The Silly season has been quite a boring one! No exciting announcements at all.
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Hulkenberg to Ferrari.

Not as a driver, but as a reserve driver. This could potentially set him up for a drive in 2021, depending on the market and Vettel. If the Vettel/Leclerc situation implodes, who knows, maybe a drive for next year if Ferrari need a quick, consistent and experienced driver.

Beyond that, Sauber/Alfa, but that really depends on how Giovinazzi’s performance continues...

My 3 cents...
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Whilst i can see Hulkenberg ending up as a Ferrari reserve/test/development driver (they have a whole arsenal) i can not see any chance of him becoming a race driver, ever.
And that is not the least due to the fact he has never even won a F1 GP in his life.

That would mean there are two non-champions in the team (unless LeClerc becomes champion in 2021 and Hulk gets a drive for 2022 which i dont believe either),
of which one never won a GP. that's not the Ferrari way at all.

The only chance we'd see Hulk driving a Ferrari powered car would be if Vettel or Leclerc has an injury and can't race, then Kimi will take that seat, and Hulk will take Kimi's seat.

No, Hulkenberg's F1 career is over. He can join Sutil, Heidfeld, etc.
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Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:59 am
Whilst i can see Hulkenberg ending up as a Ferrari reserve/test/development driver (they have a whole arsenal) i can not see any chance of him becoming a race driver, ever.
And that is not the least due to the fact he has never even won a F1 GP in his life.

That would mean there are two non-champions in the team (unless LeClerc becomes champion in 2021 and Hulk gets a drive for 2022 which i dont believe either),
of which one never won a GP. that's not the Ferrari way at all.

The only chance we'd see Hulk driving a Ferrari powered car would be if Vettel or Leclerc has an injury and can't race, then Kimi will take that seat, and Hulk will take Kimi's seat.

No, Hulkenberg's F1 career is over. He can join Sutil, Heidfeld, etc.
Well, few drivers outside of the top 3 have won an F1 race or even been on the podium (especially those that were never part of such a team), so if winning a GP before is the prerequisite to become a top team driver, we'd be stuck...
If anything, what speaks against hulk, is that he's a solid driver until a chance at the stage comes up - he consistently managed to ruin those.

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Starscreamer wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:53 pm
My prediction O:)
2021 Mercedes team stopped in F1 (Honda take over team)
2021 McLaren Mercedes will be #1 team for Mercedes engine
2021 Max Verstappen will drive for McLaren.
I also think same for your point. 2021 Max Verstappen will drive for McLaren. I am 100% confident he will drive for Mclaren in 2021. There is no seat in Ferrari nor Mercedes.

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On another road, several media are reporting Kubica is going to perform a role of development driver for HAAS in 2020 and race in other series in the meanwhile.
That suggests a 2021 race seat and i'm very happy with that.
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Kubica? Race seat in 2021? A f1 race seat? You gotta be kidding. That ship and fairytale has sailed.
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Phil wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:03 pm
Kubica? Race seat in 2021? A f1 race seat? You gotta be kidding. That ship and fairytale has sailed.
Let him dream Phil, let him dream. :-({|=
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Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:53 pm
On another road, several media are reporting Kubica is going to perform a role of development driver for HAAS in 2020 and race in other series in the meanwhile.
That suggests a 2021 race seat and i'm very happy with that.
I dont think the logic works, I'm afraid.
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selvam_e2002 wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:38 pm
Starscreamer wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:53 pm
My prediction O:)
2021 Mercedes team stopped in F1 (Honda take over team)
2021 McLaren Mercedes will be #1 team for Mercedes engine
2021 Max Verstappen will drive for McLaren.
I also think same for your point. 2021 Max Verstappen will drive for McLaren. I am 100% confident he will drive for Mclaren in 2021. There is no seat in Ferrari nor Mercedes.
why, though? Like I get you predict it will happen; I dont get WHY you predict that.
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Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:59 am
And that is not the least due to the fact he has never even won a F1 GP in his life.
But when has he had a teammate that, in his same machinery, won a race? Can't win any F1 GP if you dont have the pace to do it. He has however been on pole and in victory contention before; in cars that shouldn't be contending for wins.
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