2013 Italian GP - Monza

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Monza GP 2013

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Past winners

2012: Lewis Hamilton
2011: Sebastian Vettel
2010: Fernando Alonso

Clips from the past:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzCNBY_ogI0[/youtube]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWudFAnSfUs[/youtube]
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My money is on Alonso and Ferrari ! with Mercedes right behind them !
What about Red Bull ? i wouldn't wirte them off but it seemed to me that they cannot fight for the win
the 2011 win was accompished thanks to the EBD , they "might" struggle.. But I could be wrong !
I'm waiting for a surprise from Force India or STR ..
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RB_[Gnx] wrote:My money is on Alonso and Ferrari ! with Mercedes right behind them !
What about Red Bull ? i wouldn't wirte them off but it seemed to me that they cannot fight for the win
the 2011 win was accompished thanks to the EBD , they "might" struggle.. But I could be wrong !
I'm waiting for a surprise from Force India or STR ..
You say that... But they've been dominant on all the "special low downforce" circuits this year in Canada and Spa. Bizzare that they have, but still
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RB_[Gnx] wrote:My money is on Alonso and Ferrari ! with Mercedes right behind them !
I'll say you will be loosing your money then. My gut feeling tells me Vettel/Red Bull will be having the lower odds for winning in Italy. So I'm saying Vettel will win this one as well. Weather could throw a spanner in the works if it rains like it did in 2008 though. Then anything can happen.

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Ferrari will be strong. Their biggest disadvantage is downforce. So when you remove that factor all of a sudden the Ferrari sparks into life.

Red Bull and Mercedes will be there for sure but i´m leaning towards an Alonso win here.
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Warm Monza, Alonso's win, Vettel's DNF, equilibrium restored and championship battle back on track, someone with a haircut like android from Prometheus cannot be a F1 champion.

Strategy, you heard it first folks - one or two stops. What's the weather forecast? :o

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iotar__ wrote:Warm Monza, Alonso's win, Vettel's DNF, equilibrium restored and championship battle back on track someone with a haircut like android from Prometheus cannot be a F1 champion.
Actually more like warm monza, vettel win, alonso dnf, equilibrium kept as it and championship battle continued to be diminished.
iotar__ wrote:someone with a haircut like android from Prometheus cannot be a F1 champion.
Don't worry, alonso will not be this years f1 wdc.

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Alonso should've won last year without the anti roll bar going bust in quali. I think this year he will take the win.
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Tough to say. Alonso had free air from lap 30 or so and he was only marginally catching Hamilton who we know was simply managing tires and gap.

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Pole definitely but win, maybe, maybe not. The good thing for him is there´s no MP4-27 on track this time.
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Surely RB can't win at their weakest track
But considering Vettel was not that dominant at the technical tracks of Germany & Hungary I really thought he would not win at a power track like Spa...

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Could be the tightest qualifying of the year.
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I predict a warm and sunny race weekend
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SamH123 wrote:Surely RB can't win at their weakest track
But considering Vettel was not that dominant at the technical tracks of Germany & Hungary I really thought he would not win at a power track like Spa...
Maybe your preconceived notions ought to be reversed?
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SamH123 wrote:Surely RB can't win at their weakest track
But considering Vettel was not that dominant at the technical tracks of Germany & Hungary I really thought he would not win at a power track like Spa...
What makes you believe it's their weakest track?

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Even Red Bull themselves consider Monza and similar tracks to be their weaker points. It´s nothing new.
Same with SPA and Canada.
"I don't think we expected to be dominant here, and it surprised all of us actually - spa vettel
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