Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Poll ended at 05 Oct 2008, 14:37

10 points: That was wonderful!
17
25%
9 points: I loved it!
17
25%
8 points: Oh that was great!
9
13%
7 points: It was pretty good.
9
13%
6 points: It wasn't bad.
4
6%
5 points: Eh there where parts that weren't very good, though!
3
4%
4 points: It could have been a lot better.
2
3%
3 points: I didn't really like it
3
4%
2 points: It was aweful!
2
3%
1 point: BAD
2
3%
 
Total votes: 68

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by dazmoffman » 29 Sep 2008, 00:00

1 Alonso did great better than ANYONE expected
2renault
3 hamilton on dc
4 alonso crossing finish
5 kimi, what a load of c**p gets fasted laps but drives a ferrari like he stole it, not sure he deserves his seat at ferrari. ferrari the worst team on race day, chuck the stupid traffic light system out.
6 not applicable today
7 not as much overtaking as i hoped
8 not the best race of the season interesting to see how massa got away with causing sutils crash as he rejoined the track on the face line right infront of him leaving him nowhere to go other than the barrier but he wont get penalised for it bur thats enough about me moaning about ferrari lets hope they get they're act together in 2 week time

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by Suntrek » 29 Sep 2008, 00:44

1-Best Driver
Yeah, guess once! :) :) :)
Honorary mention to Rosberg who also drove a very good race.

2-Best Team
Renault for their master strategy, I'm going to marry Pat Symonds! :hug: McLaren for doing the best possible damage limitation for Hamilton after the SC. Williams for being up there.

3-Best Overtake
Ohhh there were several. RosbergNakajima/Alonso on Trulli, Hamilton on DC maybe the best ones because these guys are HARD to overtake!

4-Best Moment
About 20 laps from the end when Rosberg had done his last pit stop and I realized Alonso probably was going to win this...
I actually started crying.... :blush:

5-Worst Driver
Piquet & Kovalainen. OK, Piquet was REALLY useful to the team this time, but what can you say about a guy who crashes out in almost every race? And Kovalainen. As I've said before, he's driving a McLaren, not a Force India! I'm not expecting him to beat Hamilton or anything, but he's relatively speaking as much off Hamilton's pace as Piquet is off Alonso's!

Worst Team
Ferrari, oh Ferrari. What on earth has happened to you?
You used to be the masters of pitstops but now you look as a bunch of girl scouts practising for the next pram race! And if you continue like this you'll soon run out of refuelling guys... :pout:

6-Best Rookie
Both the "real" rookies were c**p so I have to pick Nakajima who did an excellent job.

7-Biggest Surprise
Many. Massa's fuel rig, the SC penalties, Kimi crashing for no appearant reason, Alonso winning.... :p

8-General Comment
A race to rembember, not only because of Alonso's win, but because of all other weird things that happened. The track was better than expected, overtaking was possible and in all honesty I didn't even pay any attention to the "night" bit. It was fun to see in FP1 maybe, but the novelty wore off pretty quickly.
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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by Schumfs » 29 Sep 2008, 00:55

prowler wrote:
8-General Comment: Congratulations to Ferrari. They've managed to lose the 1st place on the constr. championship by a team that is racing with 1-&-a-half driver... :<>:


Why, do you think that Ferrari isnt racing the same way??? This is the first time that I can remember that a championship will be given to the team that did the less mistakes than the other...
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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by Suntrek » 29 Sep 2008, 01:04

Schumfs wrote:
prowler wrote:
8-General Comment: Congratulations to Ferrari. They've managed to lose the 1st place on the constr. championship by a team that is racing with 1-&-a-half driver... :<>:


Why, do you think that Ferrari isnt racing the same way??? This is the first time that I can remember that a championship will be given to the team that did the less mistakes than the other...


Errr...sorry but the team which makes less mistakes than the other ALWAYS wins. You don't get any points for making mistakes as far as I know, but being error free usually does the trick. And a good car of course, but both Macca & Ferrari have covered that bit. If McLaren win it this year they do it fair and square.
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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by TwistedArmco » 29 Sep 2008, 03:31

1-Best Driver
A toss up between Rosberg and Alonso.. Both were brilliant. :)
2-Best Team
Renault, for their teamwork (Piquet :p), and their strategical nous (Symonds)
3-Best Overtake
Hamilton on Coulthard at turn 7
4-Best Moment
Piquet crashes (because I knew what it would do to the race!!)/Piquet's gay run, Alonso takes the lead, Alonso crosses the line, Alonso receives the ugliest trophy ever.. Barrichello throws his gloves into the water.
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team
Sutil for sympathy crash, Ferrari for being thoroughly c**p (drivers, lights, mechanics)
6-Best Rookie
Glock. Bourdais and Piquet were either anonymous, or in the wall.
7-Biggest Surprise
Der!! Renault winning :)

8-General Comment
YES, YES, YES! I just watched this on ITV ctach up at 4 in the morning, cos the wankers in my hall set the fire alarm off (at 2.10 AM and made us sit in the cold for 45 minutes - I hadn't had time to watch it at 1:00PM, ironically enough, given that it's manufactured for European time, so anyway, I couldn't be bothered to go back to sleep, and I hadn't heard the result, so I thought, why sleep, watch the race?? Man am I glad.. :)

Yeah, the naysayers will say Fernando was so lucky, which he was, but like Kubica at Montreal, and in a way Piquet at Hock', Alonso had the pace to ride his luck.

Singapore!! I love the track. I loved the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix, I love F1.
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Canada 9/10
Monaco 9/10
Singapore 9/10
Italy 9/10
Britain 8/10
Australia 8/10
Belgium 8/10
Germany 6/10
Hungary 6/10
Bahrain 5/10
France 5/10
Turkey 5/10
Malaysia 4/10
Europe 4/10
Spain 3/10

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by f1freak » 29 Sep 2008, 05:42

1-Best Driver-Alomso & Rosberg
2-Best Team-Renault & Williams
3-Best Overtake-Rosberg on Trulli
4-Best Moment-Williams decideing to keep rosberg out to maintain gap before taking his stop/go penalty
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team-Massa & Ferrari
6-Best Rookie-Glock
7-Biggest Surprise-Ferrari screwing Pit Stops again.Kimi crashing out of the race where he cold have bagged some points for Ferrari.

8-General Comment-A good race but as usual the safety car plays the spoil sport.And the entire weekend goes bad for a good team & a driver.Hope they change the rule for 09 season.Ferrari again making silly mistakes & now lost the lead in the constructors championship.A great drive from Alonso & Rosberg & great teamwork from both Renault & Williams.

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by Haukinen » 29 Sep 2008, 12:49

1-Best Driver = Nico Rosberg
2-Best Team = Williams
3-Best Overtake = Rosberg/Trulli
4-Best Moment = Safety Car shuffling the deck
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team = Massa/Ferrari
6-Best Rookie = Timo Glock
7-Biggest Surprise = Ferrari screws up Massa's pitstop

8-General Comment = Fantastic! Hopefully we get more of these nights races
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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by SHINLAZER » 29 Sep 2008, 14:58

1-Best Driver : Fernando Alonso
2-Best Team : Williams
3-Best Overtake : Rosberg over Trulli
4-Best Moment : Nelson Piquet Crash (The race turned Dramatic after that)
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team : Nelson Piquet, Ferrari
6-Best Rookie : Timo Glock
7-Biggest Surprise : Ferrari's Pit Crew Mistake with massa...

8-General Comment : Again, an unexpected winner two races in a row thanks to weird or bad incidents, but to be the first ever night race in Formula 1 History it was a pretty good and dramatic race
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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by premier » 29 Sep 2008, 15:05

1-Best Driver - Alonso
2-Best Team - STR
3-Best Overtake - Kovalainen
4-Best Moment - Massa's start
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team - Kimi & Ferrari
6-Best Rookie - Vettel again
7-Biggest Surprise - Alons's win
8-General Comment - pit technology cost Ferrari both titles

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by Garrison » 29 Sep 2008, 15:49

1-Best Driver - Nico Rosberg.
2-Best Team - Williams-Toyota.
3-Best Overtake - Robert Kubica on Felipe Massa.
4-Best Moment - Fernando Alonso's win in the 1st Singapore Night Grand Prix.
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team - Felipe Massa & Scuderia Ferrari.
6-Best Rookie - Sebastian Vettel.
7-Biggest Surprise - Kimi Raikkonen crashed with 4 laps to go while in the points.

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by prowler » 30 Sep 2008, 00:53

Schumfs wrote:
prowler wrote:
8-General Comment: Congratulations to Ferrari. They've managed to lose the 1st place on the constr. championship by a team that is racing with 1-&-a-half driver... :<>:


Why, do you think that Ferrari isnt racing the same way??? This is the first time that I can remember that a championship will be given to the team that did the less mistakes than the other...


Taking into account Kimi's performances, I suppose u'r absolutely right!

My comment had to do with Heiki. He is too "indifferent", according to me, even for a 2nd driver...
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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by alin » 30 Sep 2008, 07:04

1-Best Driver - Nico Rosberg
2-Best Team - Renault
3-Best Overtake - Nico Rosberg on Jarno Trulli
4-Best Moment - Fernando Alonso's win in the 1st Singapore Night Grand Prix
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team - maybe Heikki & Scuderia Ferrari
6-Best Rookie - Sebastian Vettel
7-Biggest Surprise - Ferrari don't find themselves and are sticking to the electronic pit stop system instead of the classic lollipop man

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by pacocopan » 30 Sep 2008, 08:25

1-Best Driver - Fernando Alonso.
2-Best Team - Renault.
3-Best Overtake - Rosberg on Trulli.
4-Best Moment - Alonso winning.
5-Worst Driver - Worst Team - Raikonen; Ferrari.
7-Biggest Surprise - Ferrari troubles.

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by Tommi » 30 Sep 2008, 11:24

7/10, nice race but not as good some people thinks. Don't understand the praise what Alonso gets, he was just lucky.

1-Best Driver :: Rosberg
2-Best Team :: -
3-Best Overtake :: Rosberg on Trulli
4-Best Moment :: Kimi's awesome speed and closing the gap to Hamilton and Massa on first stint
5-Worst Driver & Worst Team :: Kovalainen / Honda
6-Best Rookie :: Nakajima
7-Biggest Surprise :: Alonso win

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Re: Rate the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Post by TwistedArmco » 30 Sep 2008, 12:04

Tommi wrote:7/10, nice race but not as good some people thinks. Don't understand the praise what Alonso gets, he was just lucky.



Lucky he was, but he had the pace both before and after the Pace Car, and cleared Jarno Trulli beforehand, which effectively got him the win. Otherwise, Rosberg would have won.
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