***Official Spanish GP Thread***

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Post by Super Aguri » 13 May 2007, 16:41

fastfreddy wrote:It was a boring race.Can't even rember an overtake.
Raikkonen :roll: :cry:


You must have missed the first lap then?

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and also Coulthard did a great move on Liuzzi I think it was him anyway in pitlane.

Nah. Seriously I can't really remember many overtakes except Hamilton on Raikkonen.
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Post by iceman1 » 13 May 2007, 16:49

well done MAssa, he was impervious today.
He manages the course of each stint with perfection, which most likely has been helped by MS over the last 18 months but also he extracts the performance out of the car so well.

The Maccas may be very close to Ferrari on one lap pace but in terms of race pace today Ferrari seemed roughly 0.4secs faster per lap.
Sad race for Kimi.

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Post by artem57 » 13 May 2007, 18:22

Well done for Massa and Lewis! Alonso should have been a little more modest in the first turn, but I understand him, it was his home-race, he wanted to win it in all costs

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Post by xman2331 » 13 May 2007, 19:14

lol lewis is god. that is all.

I bet kimi is gonna be asshurt for a while getting smoked by a rookie like that :lol:

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Post by green7791 » 13 May 2007, 21:27

After the race Heidfeld said that he could have been on podium today (Spanish GP 2007). And that Fernando was slow on the second stint.
What was this supposed to mean? Was he implying that Kubica did not do a good job and he would have gone faster? Previous 3 races he was the one who took no chances and drove just to bring points to the finish.
I think he cannot stand having worse performance than Kubica and that's why he retired.

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Post by madagascar1coma » 13 May 2007, 21:27

well..its been a fantastic satrt for his debut season(hamilton)..but kimi's run of unluck will soon end..he'll go up the standings soon..

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Post by green7791 » 13 May 2007, 21:33

I think it was the foult of Massa not Alonso. It happened between first and second corner and Alonso was already ahead. I agree with what Alonso said during the post race conference that stewards should look at the issue, Massa should at least appologize. The poblem is that after Malaysia GP he has fixation on not being too soft and he behaves on the track like Schumi...

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Post by green7791 » 13 May 2007, 21:37

madagascar1coma wrote:well..its been a fantastic satrt for his debut season(hamilton)..but kimi's run of unluck will soon end..he'll go up the standings soon..


sure, its just the begining, Massa had his bad luck in Australia and Malaysia, Alonso in Bahrain and Spain, Kimi also in Spain. Lewis will most probably also get his portion of bad luck. But it will not be easy for ony of the top four this year. All four are extremely good.

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Post by green7791 » 13 May 2007, 21:41

XiaoPro wrote:has hieldfield already extented his contract wif bmw ? becoz he seems veri slow today


No, Theisen said they would wait until after the season but implied that they are happy with Nick.

I don't agree he was slow, it's just that others have improved e.g. Kubica, Red Bul.

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Post by Marco A. » 13 May 2007, 22:02

Massa manoeuvre was not very nice, but I'm happy to see Hamilton in the lead of F1 championship, and McLaren in the lead of F1 team's.

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Post by theo » 13 May 2007, 22:13

My opinion on the race: EXELLENT JOB MASSA, in malaysia, it was awful, in bahrain, he won, but not with a big lead, and in spain, he reached the 20 seconds, but then started driving safely, so great improvement, but as for kimi, it was a disapoiting race for him, and as for hamilton, great great great man, 4 races, 4 podiums, but still not 1 first place, but it will be soon, and as for alonso, he can do much much better, and as for coulthard, great job, for renault, they were a bit better than last races, honda, as always, still awful, nick heidfeld, well, it was the pitlane mistake, but he could have made better, kubica was fastet, but good job kubica, his starting to improve.

so i rate the race a 5/10 (because of raikonnen's accident)
GO KIMIIII....

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Post by hahakla » 13 May 2007, 22:34

it was an very nice race with alonso who tryed to overtake massa in the first corner but hamilton rulezz :D :D let's hope albers can score some points this year :|

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Post by Bobdredds » 13 May 2007, 23:06

A great win for Felipe, the only mistake I could see was his slow start in the warm up, other than that he drove perfectly. As I suspected Ferrari now have a second over McLaren in race trim but credit to McLaren for leading both championships even though they have won only 1 race.

Great defense by Felipe and Fernando should take the consequences without complaining, it was a marginal move at best and relied on Massa giving way and he didnt. It was racing and nothing else and if drivers stop doing those moves then we will have a problem

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Post by Raphah » 13 May 2007, 23:13

A perfect race for felipe, great challenge whell to whell with alonso.

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Post by Usama » 14 May 2007, 06:11

i think it has been a good race for Massa
and this is the best race start in this season so far

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