Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2012

Who will win the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?

Sebastian Vettel
7
25%
Fernando Alonso
5
18%
Kimi Raikkonen
7
25%
Mark Webber
1
4%
Lewis Hamilton
6
21%
Jenson Button
2
7%
Other
0
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Re: Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2012

Post by eleanor » 04 Nov 2012, 17:02

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Post by Ferrari92 » 04 Nov 2012, 17:19

:lol:
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Post by eleanor » 04 Nov 2012, 18:10

donald29 wrote:What was it and what did he say? :p

Q: (Khodr Rawi - F1 Arab) Kimi, how special is it to be the first driver to win for Lotus since Ayrton Senna in 1987

KR: It's a long time for them, I guess. I don't think there are any (of the same) people in the team any more. It's a name. It's the same team and it has been since Fernando was there, just a different name. It's a great name for us, good past but you know I race for the team whatever the name is, I don't really care so it's just for the guys who do all the work. Maybe it looks good in somebody's eyes but for me it really makes no difference.
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Post by eleanor » 04 Nov 2012, 19:14

Vettel is the second driver in F1 history to finish third after starting a race from 24th. Emerson Fittipaldi was the first one who did it - Long Beach 1980
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Re: Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2012

Post by phil1993 » 04 Nov 2012, 19:22

I wonder if this set-up will make Red Bull re-think their usual strategy of having a very low top speed?

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Post by donald29 » 04 Nov 2012, 20:04

Today means we're up to 8 winners. Same as 2003 IIRC. Not that it means anything but Raikkonen and Alonso are the only ones to have been 1 of the 8 in 2003 and 2012. :p

Also Kimi is the 4th NASCAR driver to go on to win an F1 race. Has anyone ever competed in the WRC then gone onto win an F1 race?

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Re: Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2012

Post by iceman1 » 04 Nov 2012, 20:42

Time to back home :(

Told Lee Mckenzie that her eyes are "amazing" :blush:

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Post by donald29 » 04 Nov 2012, 21:09

:lol: What did she say, do you have a chance? :p

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Post by MavF1 » 04 Nov 2012, 21:24

donald29 wrote::lol: What did she say, do you have a chance? :p


Yeah, what was her response? :p

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Post by sejtur » 04 Nov 2012, 21:32

iceman1 wrote:Time to back home :(

Told Lee Mckenzie that her eyes are "amazing" :blush:


Haha you old player you! :lol: She does have nice eyes yes. :p

What a great exciting race today. Loved it, Kimi winning, his radio messages, PC, the last laps were really close. Too bad Lewis had to DNF for Kimi to win but Lewis didn't have a chance in the WC anymore anyway.
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Post by donald29 » 04 Nov 2012, 23:09

My house mate hates Vettel. She's just watched the race, she obviously knew he was starting last and had heard he'd lost his front wing but didn't know the final result... She was disappointed. Just been speaking to her, she's furious Vettel got a podium. :lol:

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Post by icemaid » 05 Nov 2012, 00:49

The wait is finally over! Congrats Kimi! :shhh: Flag:##

Never know Abu Dhabi can be so exciting! Thanks to all 3 guys on the podium! :)

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Post by Adam » 05 Nov 2012, 04:55

donald29 wrote:My house mate hates Vettel. She's just watched the race, she obviously knew he was starting last and had heard he'd lost his front wing but didn't know the final result... She was disappointed. Just been speaking to her, she's furious Vettel got a podium. :lol:

I like your house mate. :p

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Re: Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2012

Post by JoostLamers » 05 Nov 2012, 07:03

S*** McLaren

Great race though, lmao with Kimi's team radio
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