2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Who will win the 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix ?

Poll ended at 24 Aug 2008, 16:50

Lewis Hamilton
21
28%
Kimi Räikkönen
29
38%
Felipe Massa
18
24%
Robert Kubica
4
5%
Nick Heidfeld
0
No votes
Heikki Kovalainen
0
No votes
Jarno Trulli
0
No votes
Fernando Alonso
3
4%
Mark Webber
0
No votes
Timo Glock
1
1%
 
Total votes: 76

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by TwistedArmco » 10 Aug 2008, 10:22

Safety car will almost definately come out. And that start: a fast, fast right hander like at Hock' (except obviously not as fast) with a tight right hander following like at Hock' (except they arrive at a slower speed than they do at Hock'): a recipe for trouble on the first lap, especially with people unsure which line to take/when to brake on the inside line.

I would bet (some, not a lot of) money on a first lap incident.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by Arrows_F1 » 10 Aug 2008, 19:06

well, i think that the safety car will come out during the race once at least. i also would expect that a practice session or even qualifying will be red-flagged due to incidents on track.

As TwistedArmco I would also say that not all cars will get through the first lap
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 10 Aug 2008, 19:16

On what lap will Sutil retire? lap 1, might make it to lap 3 :p

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by Arrows_F1 » 10 Aug 2008, 20:06

lap 14 and then he/his car suffers a hydraulic failure :roll::
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 10 Aug 2008, 21:26

Arrows_F1 wrote:BTW, does anybody knows in which direction the weather will go until the race ?

Spain is not a rain country :n

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by Arrows_F1 » 10 Aug 2008, 21:36

yap, when you forget about 1996... :p
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by fclen » 11 Aug 2008, 03:38

Here's a lap onboard an F3000 car:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAzqDuWNa2M

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by eleanor » 11 Aug 2008, 09:59

I'll be there, at T18... !yahoo:
and I hope massa will be the winner...
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by Ali » 11 Aug 2008, 11:42

Track is just full of walls, even worse than Monaco. I really wonder how drivers will cope with such devastating concerete blocks. Maybe, we'll get another Wall of Champions of Kimi and Alonso as they're the only ones in the field who became WDC :p
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 11 Aug 2008, 11:45

Can't wait!! Hopefully McLaren will pick up there recent good form on street circuits, and take the victory.
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Post by Zack » 11 Aug 2008, 14:09

xyneid wrote:Track is just full of walls, even worse than Monaco. I really wonder how drivers will cope with such devastating concerete blocks. Maybe, we'll get another Wall of Champions of Kimi and Alonso as they're the only ones in the field who became WDC :p

i think they will put Tyre wall in few corners :pout: ...long straight have runoff areas.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by blizzard » 11 Aug 2008, 14:58

joostlamers wrote:Can't wait!! Hopefully McLaren will pick up there recent good form on street circuits, and take the victory.



I hope not, on behalf of the championship.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 11 Aug 2008, 16:52

blizzard wrote:
joostlamers wrote:Can't wait!! Hopefully McLaren will pick up there recent good form on street circuits, and take the victory.



I hope not, on behalf of the championship.

Hahaha, I really hope it:p But on the other side: my uncle says that if Hamilton is still in the lead of the championship, when we start to travel to Monza, I can't come with them :( Then I said, that he only can join, If Alonso is in the lead of the championship: :n
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 11 Aug 2008, 16:53

TwistedArmco wrote:I would bet (some, not a lot of) money on a first lap incident.

Yepp, me too, new track, lot of dust, not a lot of grip.. But I think the accident will happen in midfield, then I'm thinking of the numbers 8 and down :thumbsup:
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 European Grand Prix

Post by ScuderiaFan » 11 Aug 2008, 17:40

phil1993 wrote:On what lap will Sutil retire? lap 1, might make it to lap 3 :p

LOOOOOOOL .. funniest comment .. man Force India is pathatic :)

eleanor wrote:I'll be there, at T18... !yahoo:
and I hope massa will be the winner...

Amen Flag:##

well .. i think raikkonen will be competitve .. he should stop playing around and win again .. he hasn't win since spain back in april i guess .. so stay tuned for the iceman :)
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