2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by Dark_Fisico » 07 Oct 2007, 09:27

Ohhh I'm so happy !yahoo: !yahoo: ...

We have a season going down to the wire !grin! ...

The race itself showed just how amazing some of my favs can be !grin! Vettel, Button, Fisico all had great races :@:2 so proud of all my boys...

And so happy that some of that luck has left Hamilton :@:2 !grin! I wish it would rub off on Kimi and Alonso for Brazil and we get a good race for the Championship...

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by devereux » 07 Oct 2007, 09:40

looks like hamilton pushed those wets too hard early on. hated how brundle kept saying "once kimi saw an oppitunity to win he got on the pace". he waited for hamilton to pit, then he put in the quick laps. kimi didnt giv up in the first 15 laps.

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 07 Oct 2007, 11:53

McLaren takes the blame for Hamilton's DNF. They said they had let him race too long, to make sure the wheater predictions were right. Hamilton said that it felt like driving on ice.
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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by Dark_Fisico » 07 Oct 2007, 11:57

Why is it always tyre problems with Hamilton :( he always seems to have a problem with his tyre :p ...

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 07 Oct 2007, 11:59

Finnish F1 pundit says when the tyres are as bad as they were with Hamilton, it doesn't matter how slowly you drive, the car just won't turn or stop anywhere. Still, even at the first stop his tyres were more worn out than Kimi's or Alonso's so McLaren could have changed another intermediate tyres at that point and thus save him.

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by Dark_Fisico » 07 Oct 2007, 12:02

I just thought after reading an interview with Fisico, isn't it the drivers call when you change tyres in these conditions??? Hamilton made the mistake of going in for dry tyres in Europe too early didn't he??? Maybe they thought seeing thats what he did then they would wait... But it is usually in these conditions the drivers desicion...

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by JoostLamers » 07 Oct 2007, 12:03

I think it's not the driving style of Hamilton, I think it's just bad luck. In a Dutch F1-magazine i've got, there was a special about his drivingstyle, they compared it with Alonso. Hamilton steers in a corner really calm an smooth, while Alonso was pushing his tires to the limit ''hmm''
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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by maltafan » 07 Oct 2007, 12:23

Mozzer56 wrote:Why was Hamilton asking the stewards to give the car a push? Surely he was disqualified as soon as a steward touched the car?!?!

Go Kimi in conclusion :p


At time of incident, hamilton was in the pitlane.

I think there is a rule stating that this can be done in the pitlane. Even mecchanics could go there.

In fact, it's not the first time that mecchanics push cars in the pitlane.

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by iceman1 » 07 Oct 2007, 12:27

Average Points Per Race
LH 6.6875
FA 6.4375
KR 6.25
FM 5.375

Average Points Per Race Finish
KR 7.142857
LH 7.133334
FA 6.866666
FM 6.142857

Totals if Average Points Scored in Each Race
KR 114.2857
LH 114.1333
FA 109.8666
FM 98.2857

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by Zack » 07 Oct 2007, 12:35

Mozzer56 wrote:Why was Hamilton asking the stewards to give the car a push? Surely he was disqualified as soon as a steward touched the car?!?!

Go Kimi in conclusion :p


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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by may » 07 Oct 2007, 12:42

WDC wrote:i feel really sorry for kubica though, i was hoping for him to have a strong finish


Do you think that Kubica would have won the grand prix without the technical issue ?? Because i heard he didn't have to stop anymore?
i'm soooo sorry for him, and also for hamilton but he already seems to have a lot of persons sorry for him :@:2

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by maltafan » 07 Oct 2007, 12:46

iceman1 wrote:Average Points Per Race
LH 6.6875
FA 6.4375
KR 6.25
FM 5.375

Average Points Per Race Finish
KR 7.142857
LH 7.133334
FA 6.866666
FM 6.142857


Totals if Average Points Scored in Each Race
KR 114.2857
LH 114.1333
FA 109.8666
FM 98.2857


To win, you have to finish first. That shows how inconsistent and unreliable the Ferrari was this season, and I'm sure that it will cost Kimi the championship.
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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by maltafan » 07 Oct 2007, 12:49

I think McLaren & Hamilton risked too much today.

Both of them are at fault, imo. McLaren for not making him go into pits before as they knew how degraded his tyres were, and Lewis for taking that curve in the pitlane too fast. He knew that his car was dancing and the accident could have been predicted with such speed on those tyres.
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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by Dark_Fisico » 07 Oct 2007, 13:01

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I would like to point out I wasn't behind this :p ...

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Re: 2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Post by Baboy » 07 Oct 2007, 13:10

As a Ferrari fan, I would have loved a 1-2 - but maybe I'm even happier now! In this way not only Kimi, but even Alonso can beat Hamilton! Awesome race, Hamilton screwed it up big time though... Vettel was awesome, and Liuzzi was good too. Hails for Button too. We'll have one killer race on Interlagos at this point !grin!

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