2013 Australian GP - Albert Park

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piast9 wrote:
zonk wrote:Vettel the lightest. 10kg how much is worth? :lol:
And Webber the heaviest and the tallest...

Minimum weight limit helps but if you're light and small there are more possibilities for placing a ballast. Remember first days of KERS? Kubica (also the "big man") preferred to drive without it because his car with KERS had very little balast placing possibilities which compromised the handling.
58Kg, 176cm male, with at least some muscles? I call that BS!
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FrukostScones wrote:
piast9 wrote:
zonk wrote:Vettel the lightest. 10kg how much is worth? :lol:
And Webber the heaviest and the tallest...

Minimum weight limit helps but if you're light and small there are more possibilities for placing a ballast. Remember first days of KERS? Kubica (also the "big man") preferred to drive without it because his car with KERS had very little balast placing possibilities which compromised the handling.
58Kg, 176cm male, with at least some muscles? I call that BS!
I'm sure I heard somewhere that Vettel was in the 60's. I would question the legitimacy of that picture anyway.

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FrukostScones wrote:58Kg, 176cm male, with at least some muscles? I call that BS!
I read somewhere that his sense of entitlement weighs 20Kg all on its own.

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Success ballast?

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Toro Rosso Cars arrive in Melbourne:

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zonk wrote:http://24.media.tumblr.com/7adf282d1a93 ... 1_1280.jpg

Vettel the lightest. 10kg how much is worth? :lol:
Was worth quite a bit to Prost when he trumped Mansell in the Ferrari. Remember an article by Alan Henry in Motoring News at the time, suggesting that Mansell's complaints about Prost having better engines, was somewhat due to their difference in weight ie ~0.2s/lap
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Donuts wrote:
RB_[Gnx] wrote:Well , I have a feeling that Red Bull might not shine as expected ..A feeling..
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Peter Sauber said that people who expect this are in for a "nasty surprise".

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Seems like there are some chances for rain in qualifying.

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...well i was trolling a bit... car must weight 640kg minimum with a driver at all times. As Ray, Piast said CofG and ballast placing is an a advantage. :wink:

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I disagree that front/back static mass distribution is helped anymore, given that teams have 292kg minimum on the front axle and 343kg minimum on the rear axle. That leaves 7kg leeway on ballast placement - which IMO every driver still can have. The only benefits are probably packaging and CofG
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i can't wait to see all cars on track again :mrgreen:. Will be a very tight season and a fight between Red Bull and rest of the team (my prediction). We know that we can't make a conclusion after first race i think after Monte Carlo-Canada we all know who's gonna fight for championship and which teams failed.
I also take a shot in the dark and place first 10 in quali.

1.Vettel
2.Lewis
3.Button
4.Grosjean
5.Rosberg
6.Fernando
7.Mark
8.Kimi
9.Sergio
10.Hulk.

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I have missed this so much! :mrgreen:

Qualy:

1.Hamilton
2. Vettel
3. Rosberg
4.Raikkonen
5.Alonso
6.Maldonado
7. Massa.
8. Webber
9. Button
10 Grosjean

Race:

1. Vettel
2. Alonso
3. Hamilton
4. Raikkonen
5. Rosberg
6. Grosjean
7. Massa
8. Webber
9. Button
10. Perez

I think it could rain, in that case no prediction from myself hahaha.

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Interesting...So there are chances of rain ! Maybe there is some chances of not seeing a RB on pole after all ! ( A Mercedes to do the job? )
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Qualy:

1.Vettel
2. Rosberg
3. Hamilton
4.Raikkonen
5.Alonso
6.Webber
7. Button
8. Webber
9. Checo
10 Massa
Race:

1. Vettel
2. Rosberg
3. Hamilton
4. Alonso
5.Raikkonen
6. Grosjean
7. Massa
8. Webber
9. Button
10. Perez

if car is good as Mercedes had in Barcelona test, I am rooting Rosberg for win...