2013 Italian GP - Monza

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2013 Italian GP - Monza

Post by adam2003 » Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:06 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by Guisson » Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:17 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by raymondu999 » Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:52 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by WhiteBlue » Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:58 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by SectorOne » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:36 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by iotar__ » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:01 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by Juzh » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:21 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by Shrieker » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:41 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by SectorOne » Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:08 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by SamH123 » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:18 pm

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by gray41 » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:20 pm

Could be the tightest qualifying of the year.
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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by godlameroso » Mon Aug 26, 2013 12:34 am

I predict a warm and sunny race weekend
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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by raymondu999 » Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:36 am

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by beelsebob » Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:03 am

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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Re: Monza Italy 2013 GP

Post by SectorOne » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:42 am

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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