2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Who will win the British Grand Prix?

Fernando Alonso
7
17%
Mark Webber
4
10%
Lewis Hamilton
8
20%
Sebastian Vettel
6
15%
Nico Rosberg
0
No votes
Kimi Raikkonen
7
17%
Romain Grosjean
0
No votes
Jenson Button
2
5%
Sergio Perez
1
2%
Pastor Maldonado
0
No votes
Michael Schumacher
4
10%
Other
2
5%
 
Total votes: 41

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by MM_SCHUMI » 11 Jul 2012, 18:45

But i wish schumi could somehow race back at his peek. I would love to see him bring back the old schumi woh was simply the best of his era :)

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by SpliT » 13 Jul 2012, 12:21

Romain Grosjean gets a Five-place grid penalty at the German GP, because he needs a new gearbox.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 13 Jul 2012, 21:06

Footage of Kobayashi hitting his mechanics is shown from a particularly brutal angle on the Silverstone race edit.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by darrenyc » 14 Jul 2012, 03:35

donald29 wrote:Footage of Kobayashi hitting his mechanics is shown from a particularly brutal angle on the Silverstone race edit.



that looks nasty!

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by François » 14 Jul 2012, 08:02

The race edit looks awesome. They've done some good work this time.
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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 14 Jul 2012, 09:34

I thought the car was going to hit me :lol:


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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by Fergie1 » 14 Jul 2012, 13:58

Thought i'd share my video from just after the race. :D

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 14 Jul 2012, 18:38

Nice, thanks Fergie. :)

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 15 Jul 2012, 16:45

So he did it for the 3 time in a row!

You go there every year Fergie?

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by Fergie1 » 15 Jul 2012, 19:52

iceman1 wrote:So he did it for the 3 time in a row!

You go there every year Fergie?

For the past couple of years yeah, but I don't plan on going back any time soon after the farce this year.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by KevC » 16 Jul 2012, 20:59

I'm probably going next year.
I think it's a little unfair to blame the weather and people criticising them for not putting hard core on to a field they don't even own.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by Fergie1 » 17 Jul 2012, 18:42

It isn't unfair really, this chaos happens on a smaller scale every year, this year it was just amplified by the weather. My other gripe is the horrendous G4S staff (who you've probably heard about this week) who aren't worth the air they breathe.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by KevC » 17 Jul 2012, 20:50

I've been twice in the last 3 years and haven't had any bother getting in or out or moving around the site. In fact Silverstone has been very well organised for a long time now, especially since the A43 was made dual carriageway all the way there from the M1 and M40 (which they largely paid for), and all lanes head to the track in the morning and away in the afternoon. Very well organised for such a large event.

The only issue I had was last year when the queuing for the park and ride at the end of the race was a bit chaotic but they're working on it. Apart from that I have no complaints.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by Fergie1 » 19 Jul 2012, 20:38

I've seen them just use two lanes on the A43 all the time except after the race when they used all four. I agree when they get their act together they can do a good job, but they simply don't manage to do it consistently.

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Re: 2012 Santander British Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 19 Jul 2012, 21:54

Love that video Fergie!
<<<The flag Lew1s waved at
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