2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Who do you think will win the Gran Premio de Espana?

Poll ended at 25 Apr 2008, 13:33

Kimi Raikkonen
42
49%
Nick Heidfeld
2
2%
Lewis Hamilton
12
14%
Robert Kubica
11
13%
Heikki Kovalainen
2
2%
Felipe Massa
14
16%
Other
3
3%
 
Total votes: 86

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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by Ali » 30 Apr 2008, 19:31

Zack wrote:According to me it was perfect ..everything was under control!
May be he knows something that we will never know :cheezy:

Yes he definitely knows something and I think he thoght the same way but didn't want to be so arrogant!

In press conferences, Kimi is always cool and politic in respond to the questions. He always keeps saying "We'll see... We'll see..." But I saw him for the first time being so definite and certain. I think Ferrari will really be dominant like 2002 and 2004. I wish it won't.
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by Zack » 01 May 2008, 05:38

IMO kimi has changed ...for instance he is definitely happy man with Ferrari!
and has learn to Smile :) .. WDC but still down Earth :|
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by Arrows_F1 » 01 May 2008, 18:29

A little view on the teams after the race:

Ferrari (RAI 1(Q)/1(R), MAS 3/2): A wonderfull race of Kimi and Massa. It was a solid win and the reliability is much better than it was last year. They're definitly the best team in F1 at the moment.

BMW Sauber (HEI 9/9, KUB 4/4): After their fantastic start into their third season, everyone expected them to win their first race, soon. But now the team has lost ground on McLaren and especially on Ferrari.

McLaren (HAM 5/3, KOV 6/DNF): Hard to say, where the McLaren team stands now. They definitly lost ground on Ferrari but they're still better than BMW Sauber. Good that Kovalainen is well after his huge crash on Sunday. However the McLaren teams have much work if they want to close up to Ferrari again.

Williams (ROS 15/DNF, NAK 12/7): Williams and especially Nakajima have done a great step forward. Until his engine failure Rosberg was likely to score important points. Instead Nakajima scored points for Williams. He does a great job for the team.

To Be Continued...
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by AzShadow » 01 May 2008, 18:43

Hamilton won Kubica at the start really. In qualifying Kubica, ie BMW, was stronger and their race pace was similar to McLaren's. So I wouldn't say that BMW are behind McLaren yet.
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by Ali » 01 May 2008, 18:45

Arrows_F1 wrote:BMW Sauber (HEI 9/9, KUB 4/4): After their fantastic start into their third season, everyone expected them to win their first race, soon. But now the team has lost ground on McLaren and especially on Ferrari.

Not at all. They're on the same level with McLaren. In Spain, they lapped consistently 1.22s, like McLaren and Ferrari, being adrifted just a few tenths.
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by color » 01 May 2008, 19:00

Arrows_F1 wrote:BMW Sauber ....But now the team has lost ground on McLaren ...


Some people would not agree, they would say BMW is faster this season. Who is right - remains to be seen, and will be clear after 2008 Brasilian GP.

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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by AzShadow » 02 May 2008, 06:16

BMW's problems are with their poor starts. Kubica lost his pole position in Bahrain and in Spain he lost his position to Hamilton. So they will do much better if they improve their starts as that's usually the place where you gain most positions.
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by raghu_mv » 02 May 2008, 08:32

A perfect weekend for kimi raikkonen.

Of course Kimi will defend his title as world champion...huhu..
Then I predict kimi will win this coming race.

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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by JoostLamers » 02 May 2008, 12:12

Klien said: If BMW would have qualified in front of the McLarens, they would have finished in front of them... Kubica Q4, Hamilton Q5... :huh:
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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by color » 02 May 2008, 13:08

joostlamers wrote:Klien said: If BMW would have qualified in front of the McLarens, they would have finished in front of them... Kubica Q4, Hamilton Q5... :huh:


no, he said "We would have finished ahead of McLaren if we had started the race ahead of them. I think the performance levels are quite similar." - and this is 100% right. Kubi f&%ked up the start, no doubt, and basically presented Hamilton with 3rd spot. Hammy would never get him during the race.

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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by marty » 06 May 2008, 20:50

and that track is natoriously hard to pass on but it seems so far that the bmw is really quick over 1 lap but they dont have the same race pace

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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by syafiqa » 09 May 2008, 05:42

Hye.. guyz..
I'm so glad Kimi won the last spanish grandprix. And of course I hope he also can win this coming races. !yahoo:

I hope...plez..plez..plez.. :pray:

My lecturer also has marked my bioprocess paper, and I'm got A's!!!
I'm so happy!! !yahoo:

Thankz God.. :cheezy:

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Re: 2008 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix , Gran Premio de España

Post by Al-hassan » 11 Jul 2008, 20:09

syafiqa wrote:Hye.. guyz..
I'm so glad Kimi won the last spanish grandprix. And of course I hope he also can win this coming races. !yahoo:

I hope...plez..plez..plez.. :pray:

My lecturer also has marked my bioprocess paper, and I'm got A's!!!
I'm so happy!! !yahoo:

Thankz God.. :cheezy:


yeah.........ferrari did good job ..............but other teams was good too .

but Force India not.............. :cheezy: :cheezy: :cheezy:

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