2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

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Who will win the 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix ?

Poll ended at 07 Sep 2008, 15:34

Lewis Hamilton
22
25%
Felipe Massa
29
33%
Kimi Räikkönen
27
31%
Robert Kubica
5
6%
Heikki Kovalainen
0
No votes
Nick Heidfeld
2
2%
Jarno Trulli
1
1%
Fernando Alonso
1
1%
Mark Webber
0
No votes
Timo Glock
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 87

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:15

The commentators on the Live feed say that Ferrari made a mistake coming out so late.
After all the problems Ferrari had in the wet at Silverstone I just can't believe a few laps running in the wet would be such a bad idea for them.

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:18

Yeah, what was it, 9 spins in 59 (ham lapped 'em) laps with a huge pit stop error. they can think their problems, pit reelated, engine, wet weather will just go away if they say 'we've solved the problem'

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:20

So we've got Heidfeld on top , a bit of a surprise result there ahead of Kovalainen
weather :http://www.weatheronline.co.uk/Belgium/Spa.htm

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by shailf1 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:22

Burn-out wrote:omg...rights restriction...any other else? thanks

try this one
http://es.justin.tv/live24_xtra

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by swca92 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:23

I missed it but seems like an odd session.BMW are usually slow as in practice so to see them top is surprising.If Ferrari cocked up again in a wet-dry situation they've gotta sort it out.Heads may have to roll.

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by shailf1 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:25

i think massa was just going cautiously.
he was setting personal best after personal best. the only thing was he did not get enough time.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by Haukinen » 06 Sep 2008, 10:25

Hmm... little sticky weekend for Kimi. Massa's strong and looks like, that Heikki is little more faster than Lewis. Pole to Heikki isn't unpossible afterall. Massa or Heikki to pole.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by TwistedArmco » 06 Sep 2008, 10:29

Nah, Lewis has it over Kovy. He was able to bang one in on his first real flying lap, in worse conditions that kept him at the top until Nick took over. I think he was sandbagging after that.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:46

so what's your Prediction for the Qualifying ?

I kinda hope it rains just so massa can show that silverstone was just a really bad day for him , Massa is good, but very concerned he loses confidence and focus when he loses grip.

i expect Sutil to fair well this weekend, like he did last year here

Dry:

1. Massa
2. Hamilton
3. Raikkonen

Wet:

1. Hamilton
2. Raikkonen
3. Alonso

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by syncmaster » 06 Sep 2008, 10:55

Dry
1.Massa
2.Hamliton
3.A different other then Ferrari,BMW,Mclaren

Wet
1.A surprise
2.Hamliton
2.Kimmi
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:55

Dry:

1. Massa
2. Hamilton
3. Kovalainen

Wet:

1. Hamilton
2. Kovalainen
3. Alonso

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by swca92 » 06 Sep 2008, 10:56

If wet:

1-Hamilton 2-Alonso 3-Vettel 4-Raikkonen 5-Kubica 6-Kovalainen 7-Webber 8-Button 9-Massa 10-Heidfeld (Lots of surprises,but I think there's some sense amongst the madness...)

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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by syncmaster » 06 Sep 2008, 10:58

phil1993 wrote:Dry:

1. Massa
2. Hamilton
3. Kovalainen

Wet:

1. Hamilton
2. Kovalainen
3. Alonso

A full Mclaren front row thats impossible
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by TwistedArmco » 06 Sep 2008, 10:59

iceman1 wrote:so what's your Prediction for the Qualifying ?

I kinda hope it rains just so massa can show that silverstone was just a really bad day for him , Massa is good, but very concerned he loses confidence and focus when he loses grip.




I think Massa is on a roll. Not just on the back of one good result, but on two "man of the race performances".

Also, I think it's the Ferrari that's bad in the wet, not necessarily Massa, although he's not exactly good, but his usual trend in the wet (2006 Hungarian, 2006 Chinese, 2007 European, 2007 Chinese, 2007 Japanese) is to go slowly but surely without spinning a great deal. Silverstone was just a blip, IMHO.
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Re: 2008 FORMULA 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 06 Sep 2008, 11:00

@ syncmaster, not in the wet its not, in the dry i doubt it.

i found this, remember it? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Imola2008.jpg

its what imola looks like now

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