2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

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Who will win the 2008 Formula One Drivers Championship?

Lewis Hamilton
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59%
Felipe Massa
48
41%
 
Total votes: 118

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by phil1993 » 03 Nov 2008, 18:37

TwistedArmco wrote:Twisted Armco is hibernating


:oh: Not really is he? :p lol at your avatar - bet many Fezza fans felt like that at 6.51pm yesterday

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by MP4/4#12 » 03 Nov 2008, 18:37

Hard to say with the new rules, but it would be great to have Renault / Alonso back to the title fight, also a bit more courage to take risks from BMW, Kubica sure deserves it.

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by TwistedArmco » 03 Nov 2008, 18:39

phil1993 wrote:
TwistedArmco wrote:Twisted Armco is hibernating


:oh: Not really is he? :p lol at your avatar - bet many Fezza fans felt like that at 6.51pm yesterday


Kind of, kind of not. The sig will become more relevant as I post less and less through the winter. Plus I'm not a Ferrari fan. Just a Hamilton anti-fan.

As for the avatar, don't worry, that's not me.. :p Just some random pic.
No, I'm not calmer. Just more jaded.

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by phil1993 » 03 Nov 2008, 18:40

One from each team -

Alonso (Renault)
Kubica (BMW)
Hamilton (McLaren)
Raikkonen (Ferrari)

would be a great battle

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by phil1993 » 03 Nov 2008, 18:41

TwistedArmco wrote:
phil1993 wrote:
TwistedArmco wrote:Twisted Armco is hibernating


:oh: Not really is he? :p lol at your avatar - bet many Fezza fans felt like that at 6.51pm yesterday


Kind of, kind of not. The sig will become more relevant as I post less and less through the winter. Plus I'm not a Ferrari fan. Just a Hamilton anti-fan.

As for the avatar, don't worry, that's not me.. :p Just some random pic.


yeah, I will hibernate soon with exams and mocks then sort MOTY out around Xmas, have mega postage at Xmas (if there's any talk at all) then hibernate with mocks in January and February, then come back for a while over easter then hibernate for real exams in the summer

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by iceman1 » 03 Nov 2008, 18:42

Brazilian GP facts and statistics -By Keith Collantine

Felipe Massa dominated in Brazil and joined three of his countrymen in becoming a two-time winner of his home Grand Prix.

Here are more facts and stats from the Brazilian Grand Prix.

First thing’s first - Lewis Hamilton won the drivers’ championship and Ferrari won the constructors’ championship. See those two articles for the full statistics on their achievements.

Ignoring the championship, Felipe Massa’s Brazilian Grand Prix was perfect. He started from pole position, set fastest lap and won the race. It is is fourth ‘hat-trick’.

Massa won his home race for the second time. It should have been his third, but he gave the lead to Kimi Raikkonen last year, allowing Raikkonen to be champion. No Brazilian has won his home race more than twice: Massa shares the record with Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna.

With David Coulthard’s retirement, Massa is the only active driver to have won his home race twice. Stirling Moss is the only other driver two have won his home race twice (or more) without winning the championship.

Massa’s 11th win gives him as many as Jacques Villeneuve, who was his team mate in 2005.

Massa’s 15th pole position means he now has one fewer than team mate Kimi Raikkonen. However Massa’s 11 fastest laps are 24 short of Raikkonen’s tally.

Raikkonen set ten fastest laps this year, matching his record of 2005, shared with Michael Schumacher in 2004. Raikkonen also finished third in the final three races.

Fernando Alonso finished on the podium without winning the race for the first time this year.

Jarno Trulli achieved his best qualifying position of the year - second - and his first front-row start since the 2005 French Grand Prix.

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by HandoZiZle » 03 Nov 2008, 18:47

Alonso also been on the podium at Interlagos since 2005.
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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by phil1993 » 03 Nov 2008, 18:48

Alonso only off the podium (in terms of finishing in the top three) at Interlagos, twice - in 2001 and 2004

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by www.vidsaver.eu » 03 Nov 2008, 18:52

Forza Massa

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by morsus » 03 Nov 2008, 19:41

Two stupid points:

- Read some posts trashing LH father and brother, etc. I think it's stupid to criticize one's family happiness when the kid just won the WDC, or the way they were in pits for support during the hole season and getting protagonism. Even Massa had family support the hole season (or most of it). I think it's normal.

- it's reaaaaalllyyy stupid to say the title was offered by Glock to Lewis. It was obvious that Glock was really slow the hole lap but above that, the Championship wasn't just decided at this race..it's a hole season. To even say that it's a bit retarded. (NOTE: not mclaren fan. not ferrari fan)

More Points:
- Last year ferrari fans smiled, this year was mclaren's turn.

- I just hope to see a third team smile next year.

- It's just great for F1 to see this kind of close battles, and more and more teams getting to the top.

Congrats all

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by eleanor » 03 Nov 2008, 19:59

phil1993 wrote:Just seen the greatest pic of the day in The times newspaper: the top three on the podium with hamilton clebrating directly beneath but i cant find a pic of it on t'internet

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a sad picture, but that's racing... I hope massa will win next year...
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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by tozequio » 03 Nov 2008, 22:20

Great race, probably the most exciting championship finale ever :)

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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by JoostLamers » 03 Nov 2008, 22:28

lovely pics mega and eleanor :) thanks :D
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Re: 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix - Title Decider

Post by Fergie1 » 03 Nov 2008, 22:29

noooo its all over now. :(

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