2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

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2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Sierra117 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:43 am

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2017 Pole Lap, Valtteri Bottas


2017 Race Highlights; Won by Valtteri Bottas


Apologies MtthsMlw, had to do this one for the sentimental connection to the place :mrgreen:
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Cannonballer » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:07 am

I hope Alonso gets, at least, a point in his last grand prix.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Sierra117 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:16 am

Cannonballer wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:07 am
I hope Alonso gets, at least, a point in his last grand prix.
Indeed. BTW, he's in the 6-hour Shanghai race going on right now! Just under 2 hours to go.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Phil » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:37 am

I hope Sauber beats Force India to 7th place.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by oT v1 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:39 pm

Will start getting very worried for next year if Red Bull perform again here.

Anyways hope it’s a good one :) would be nice to see Bottas up there! I presume weather won’t be an issue so no great upsets
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by PlatinumZealot » Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:24 pm

Yeah i dont mind if Bottas wins. It looks bad when he is thw only one out of the top six without a win.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by GPR -A » Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:19 pm

Phil wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:37 am
I hope Sauber beats Force India to 7th place.
In all honesty, FI should be having 109 points, that makes them 5th in Constructor's Standing. If not for the stupidity of Perez, they would have been having even more points. While Sauber started the year with the Alpha Romeo backing, at one point FI was staring at bankruptancy. In that sense, the team has dished out miracle and deserves the highest accolades. Even if Sauber beats in points, it's still hollow. I am not belittling Sauber own resurgence, which has given birth of a wonderful star and they deserve great respect for that.

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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Phil » Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:32 pm

I dont want Sauber to beat Force-India because they deserve to. I am for Sauber because it’s my “home team” and they could do well with the bonus winnings. Force-India is already in a terrific position with Strolls money for the foreseable future. IMO, if it’s someone who doesnt belong in the position they are likely to finish, it’s McLaren. I think they are extremely fortunate to finish this year in 6th. Their pace across this year certainly does not justify that.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by GPR -A » Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:01 pm

Phil wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:32 pm
I dont want Sauber to beat Force-India because they deserve to. I am for Sauber because it’s my “home team”
That didn't occur to me. 8)

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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Sierra117 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:19 pm

PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:24 pm
Yeah i dont mind if Bottas wins. It looks bad when he is thw only one out of the top six without a win.
I personally count Sochi as a win for him. It's just that the positions were swapped and the greater points given to Lewis, but for all intents and purposes that's a Bottas win.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by ian_s » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:38 pm

Don't forget Baku, without that puncture he should have won it.

Personally i want either Hamilton or Räikkönen to win. Hamilton so he can put the "never won a race after winning a championship", and Kimi so he can stick fingers up at Ferrari as he leaves.

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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Mach » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:02 pm

Sierra117 wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:16 am
Cannonballer wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:07 am
I hope Alonso gets, at least, a point in his last grand prix.
Indeed. BTW, he's in the 6-hour Shanghai race going on right now! Just under 2 hours to go.
I hope Alonso finishes the race.
I'm tired of seeing "once upon a time" cutting edge McLaren technology on the grass half way through the race :(

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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Maritimer » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:43 pm

ian_s wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:38 pm
Don't forget Baku, without that puncture he should have won it.

Personally i want either Hamilton or Räikkönen to win. Hamilton so he can put the "never won a race after winning a championship", and Kimi so he can stick fingers up at Ferrari as he leaves.
Except Lewis won Brazil already, Kimi I would like to see.

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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by Just_a_fan » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:53 pm

Kimi for the win. Seb for the "toys out of pram" episode. Ferrari wondering why they sacked the wrong driver. Everyone goes in to winter laughing.
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Re: 2018 United Arab Emirates Grand Prix - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 23-26 November

Post by NathanOlder » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:09 am

ian_s wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:38 pm
Don't forget Baku, without that puncture he should have won it.

Personally i want either Hamilton or Räikkönen to win. Hamilton so he can put the "never won a race after winning a championship", and Kimi so he can stick fingers up at Ferrari as he leaves.
Hamilton to win so he can put the "never won a race after winning a championship"

Have a wild guess what happened in the last race we had in Brazil 7 days ago.
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