Lotus E23 Mercedes Speculation Thread

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AMuS reports the E23 isn't in Jerez yet. Any more Information on that?
turbof1 wrote: YOU SHALL NOT......STALLLLL!!!
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It's on its way to Jerez as we speak.
https://twitter.com/Lotus_F1Team/status ... 1111290882
"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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That means no running today and probably limited tomorrow.

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What do we have here...

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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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and it's packed with coke.
Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.

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FrukostScones wrote:and it's packed with coke.
What did you expect when the rear wing shows Venezuela :P?

We'll switch to an official topic once the car is effectively being shown on track
#AeroFrodo

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stefan_ wrote:What do we have here...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B8wjPeVCUAAM2nW.jpg:large
how awesome must it be to be the pilot of a plane having a brand new F1 car in the back.

So how was your day, honey?

"Nothing, just got called to fly the new Lotus F1 car in the back of the plane to the airport near the F1 testing in Spain." :mrgreen:
"Explain the ending to F1 in football terms"
"Hamilton was beating Verstappen 7-0, then the ref decided F%$& rules, next goal wins
while also sending off 4 Hamilton players to make it more interesting"

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FrukostScones wrote:and it's packed with coke.
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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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stefan_ wrote:
FrukostScones wrote:and it's packed with coke.
http://wtf1.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/20 ... 095887.jpg
for the win
"Explain the ending to F1 in football terms"
"Hamilton was beating Verstappen 7-0, then the ref decided F%$& rules, next goal wins
while also sending off 4 Hamilton players to make it more interesting"

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turbof1 wrote:
FrukostScones wrote:and it's packed with coke.
What did you expect when the rear wing shows Venezuela :P?

We'll switch to an official topic once the car is effectively being shown on track
Rather casual xenophobic stereotype, no?

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nose looks better and as short as the Merc one
Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.

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Shakeman wrote:
turbof1 wrote:
FrukostScones wrote:and it's packed with coke.
What did you expect when the rear wing shows Venezuela :P?

We'll switch to an official topic once the car is effectively being shown on track
Rather casual xenophobic stereotype, no?
Yes, I hope it's obvious I'm only playing the stereotypical card in the context of humor?

Back to the car: Nose is very Mercedes like (or the Mercedes nose is very Lotus like). It'll be interesting to see if their aero devices will also show similarities.
#AeroFrodo

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Shakeman wrote:
turbof1 wrote:
FrukostScones wrote:and it's packed with coke.
What did you expect when the rear wing shows Venezuela :P?

We'll switch to an official topic once the car is effectively being shown on track
Rather casual xenophobic stereotype, no?
seriously? #-o
"Explain the ending to F1 in football terms"
"Hamilton was beating Verstappen 7-0, then the ref decided F%$& rules, next goal wins
while also sending off 4 Hamilton players to make it more interesting"

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turbof1 wrote: Yes, I hope it's obvious I'm only playing the stereotypical card in the context of humor?
yes it was an obvious joke and it was funny
"Explain the ending to F1 in football terms"
"Hamilton was beating Verstappen 7-0, then the ref decided F%$& rules, next goal wins
while also sending off 4 Hamilton players to make it more interesting"