2022 Mercedes-AMG | Petronas F1 Team

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mkay wrote:
Mon Aug 01, 2022 11:57 pm
Sidiamal wrote:
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:47 pm
The tidbit that they had to depower the car is interesting. Lines up with some media reports that Mercedes have been running the PU in a conservation mode for the first half of the season.
I don’t think he’s referring to the PU, but rather the floor. It’s been reported earlier this year that they’ve effectively had to take off downforce from the floor to stop the porpoising.

That’s probably why they aren’t as competitive through fast corners (as seen in France or Hungary), but have a more stable, nimble car under braking and through slower corners.
Exactly, they've increased the volume of the throat of the floor among other things to 'de-power it'

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He is a real ground breaker of what was cast in the "professional era" of F1. Really bring things back to the carefree days of pre-Schumacher - well almost.
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wogx wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:02 am
Political Corectness, pro-women activism, #WeRaceAsOne... Nothing like "the carefree days of pre-Schumacher"
I don't see the problem of equal rights for all, or why it would offend people of certain sensibilities.
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Just_a_fan wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:24 pm
Interesting article / interview.

https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2022/0 ... ever-quits
That was a really interesting read. Normally I am not interested in these kinds of interviews, but this one really dives into how Lewis thinks. It is pretty inspiring too knowing now what he went through to get this success.

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e30ernest wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:18 am
Just_a_fan wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:24 pm
Interesting article / interview.

https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2022/0 ... ever-quits
That was a really interesting read. Normally I am not interested in these kinds of interviews, but this one really dives into how Lewis thinks. It is pretty inspiring too knowing now what he went through to get this success.
When he retires he has some bombshells on key people in F1 and organisations which he said he will NOT reveal until he finishes all forms of racing. He said he will only reveal these in his book/film. So wait for that beat seller 👍

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mstar wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:24 pm
e30ernest wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:18 am
Just_a_fan wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:24 pm
Interesting article / interview.

https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2022/0 ... ever-quits
That was a really interesting read. Normally I am not interested in these kinds of interviews, but this one really dives into how Lewis thinks. It is pretty inspiring too knowing now what he went through to get this success.
When he retires he has some bombshells on key people in F1 and organisations which he said he will NOT reveal until he finishes all forms of racing. He said he will only reveal these in his book/film. So wait for that beat seller 👍
I'm most interested with what went between him and Alonso and Rosberg. Mostly Rosberg though.

They seem to be slowly fixing their friendship though, so that's good.

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Interesting little insight from Bottas after he left the team.

https://www.gpblog.com/en/news/124991/b ... phere.html
No Mikey Noo! No! Nooo Mikey! That was sooo not riiight!!

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Ahh gpblog, the Dutch site with headlines, articles and almost entire comment sections that are so biased you'd have to wonder if Jos Verstappen himself was managing it.

If you guys do visit this site, I recommend you stay well away from the comment section.

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That Vanity fair article was great. I recommend it to any F1 fan.
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Quantum wrote:
Sun Jan 02, 2135 6:00 am
wogx wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:02 am
Political Corectness, pro-women activism, #WeRaceAsOne... Nothing like "the carefree days of pre-Schumacher"
I don't see the problem of equal rights for all, or why it would offend people of certain sensibilities.
I'm not saying that it would/should offend anyone, I'm saying that LH is far more cautious and attentive in a good way than anyone in "the carefree days of pre-Schumacher" (Piquet and his "Negrito" comments... :roll: :roll: :roll: )

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GrizzleBoy wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:16 pm
Ahh gpblog, the Dutch site with headlines, articles and almost entire comment sections that are so biased you'd have to wonder if Jos Verstappen himself was managing it.

If you guys do visit this site, I recommend you stay well away from the comment section.
Yeah, it's like Breitbart or MSNBC, but for Verstappen. I try not to click on any links from that site.

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chrisc90 wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 11:54 am
Interesting little insight from Bottas after he left the team.

https://www.gpblog.com/en/news/124991/b ... phere.html
Ofcourse he will be under pressure to perform at Merc.
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PlatinumZealot wrote:
Mon Aug 15, 2022 1:12 am
chrisc90 wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 11:54 am
Interesting little insight from Bottas after he left the team.

https://www.gpblog.com/en/news/124991/b ... phere.html
Ofcourse he will be under pressure to perform at Merc.
Jeez, what did he expect. Of course you win 8 consecutive WCC by being relaxed and having a laugh…

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No Mikey Noo! No! Nooo Mikey! That was sooo not riiight!!

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chrisc90 wrote:
Tue Aug 23, 2022 5:35 pm
Oh George, oh George.

https://www.skysports.com/amp/f1/news/1 ... pa3jnt5i2g
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