2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Who will the race?

S. Vettel
11
30%
F. Alonso
6
16%
K. Raikkonen
5
14%
M. Webber
1
3%
L. Hamilton
6
16%
J. Button
2
5%
F. Massa
3
8%
N. Rosberg
0
No votes
R. Grosjean
0
No votes
S. Perez
1
3%
Other
2
5%
 
Total votes: 37

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:18

Vettel only needs 4th place, he should do it. But it's Brazil...

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by tderias » 18 Nov 2012, 21:21

Fantastic race by McLaren. Lewis and Jenson drove brilliantly today. Props to Felipe for a great drive as well.

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:21

Mercedes are a joke at the moment. I hope they are focusing 100% on 2013.

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by Edi96 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:26

They should start focusing on 2014.

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:27

Boohoo Jenson.

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:28

Alonso needs
- To win with Vettel 5th or lower
- To be 2nd with Vettel 8th or lower
- To be 3rd with Vettel out of the points

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:29

Wet race please. :p

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:33

That was quite funny from Davidson. 'Life's all about balance Jenson, like your car.' :lol:

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:33

To be honest, all of the top 3 have been fantastic. Well, I should say top 4 as Lewis is 4th!

Just think, Lewis has lost about 70 points this year. Imagine if McLaren got their act together...

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by Coopz » 18 Nov 2012, 21:34

What a race. I'll repeat that, what a race. Absolutely loved that, felt like the race was completely flowing for the whole race. Battles everywhere and how quick did the time go? Don't get me started on the podium ceremony though. :D They can keep making tracks in the states if they're of this quality!

Well done to Hamilton, brilliant drive. Showed his quality and probably his last win in a McLaren. Hope hes wins next week obviously though. I absolutely can't wait until next week. It will be incredible, I just hope for the sake of the championship and the fabulous season we've witnessed that we can have a proper sending off with a tense outcome next week. I've always preferred Vettel than 'Nando, but the effort that Nando has shown this season and the quality of him, I think no one can begrude him a 3rd world championship. It would be written in the history books how he won it if he goes on and wins it next week in Brazil.

Well done to Hulkenberg, nice 8th. Managed to hold off the quicker Williams and once again beat Di Resta. As I predicted at the start of the season, he struggled at the start of the season but the second half of the season has really shown his quality. I'm worried about the Sauber move in a way, they're struggling lately. I don't know much financial help Force India is going to get with the 2013 car though. I just hope Sauber are as quick at the start of next year as they were this. Hulkenberg is going to need time to adapt as well, I would had liked to see Hulkenberg v Di Resta part 2, as I genuinely believe Hulkenberg would actually spank him given another season. Still annoyed he didn't get a driver in a Ferrari or that McLaren. Honestly believe Hulkenberg would had been a better choice than Perez, but I'm obviously bias and McLaren don't do German drivers :p
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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:34

Nearer 90 than 70. Yeah. Still maintain they've had the fastest car over the course of the season.

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:35

phil1993 wrote:
Just think, Lewis has lost about 70 points this year. Imagine if McLaren got their act together...

According to James Allen he lost 110 points. Yes, it's hard to imagine him with Mercedes!

Romain did a good job in the 2nd half of the race. Nice strategy by his team.

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by phil1993 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:38

Australia - 10
China - 3
Bahrain - 10
Spain - 11
Europe - 12 (Maldonado inflicted wounds)
Belgium - 6 or 8
Singapore - 25
Korea - 11
Abu Dhabi - 25

So yeah, more than 70!

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Re: 2012 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix

Post by donald29 » 18 Nov 2012, 21:45

Chances of 2013 Pirelli tyre test on Friday in Brazil being washed out? :lol:


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