2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 07:32

from http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/silverstone.html

Forecast for Sun 6 Jul 2008
Weather Mostly cloudy, with a band of rain expected from around 0900 to 1300 or 1400, and likely to be heavy for a time. Becoming brighter in the afternoon with some sunny intervals, but with the likelihood of some occasional heavy, perhaps thundery showers.
Max temp 19 Celsius
Min temp 13 Celsius
Wind South veering southwest during the afternoon. Speeds 15-20 mph with gusts 35 mph still likely around midday near showers.
Rainfall 10 to 15 mm possible.

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by swca92 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:26

Wet GP2 race

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Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:26

GP2 starting - its raining.

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by swca92 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:32

Damn if its as wet a this in the F1 race it will be chaos

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Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:32

standing water everywhere - lots of spray. 2 drivers (GP2) not starting as they spun off on their way to the grid - this could be good. Not raining, but very windy and a wet track

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by swca92 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:36

cars off everywhere

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Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:36

absolute chaos for the GP2 start, stalls, lots of spinners and an amazing start by Senna. At least 5 spinners and 3 retirements

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Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:38

Petrov Spins. Ho-Pin Tung off. Senna leads. Grosjean lost front wing. Fillippi spun. Mastonado stalled. Buemi and Herck spun on the way to the grid. Zuber spun. Chandhok spun. Only on Lap 3!

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Post by swca92 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:46

Things settled down a bit now.Conway's 4th from 14th and fastest on track

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Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 08:56

Maldonado overtakes under yellows

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Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 09:04

Senna flying. Soucek crashes out after spinning on the exit of Stowe - very heavy rain at Silverstone now

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 09:22

Senna Wins the race. Chaos on the last lap after Valles spins exiting bridge, collects Kobayashi who then gets punted backwards into the wall. Maldonado then slams into Valles and tries to get past him and spins. Debris everywhere!

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 06 Jul 2008, 10:05

Porsche Supercup racing behind the SC at this very moment, with a very wet track, and still raining... Going to be a wet race then today ;)
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by ForzaSFM123 » 06 Jul 2008, 10:07

Anyone know exactly when the race starts today? Or when the ITV broadcast starts? Thanks!

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 06 Jul 2008, 10:13

ITV coverage starts in 45 minutes, race in 1hr 45 minutes

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