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First Grand Prix You Watched

Post by donald29 » 29 May 2007, 10:57

The first Grand Prix I remember watching fully was the 2000 Monaco Grand Prix. I was only 8 and got hooked, watching these amazing machines drive really close to the barriers at such high speed. I have not missed a Grand Prix since then. I remeber watching some of the 1999 British Grand Prix as I remeber someone crashing heavily into the barriers and getting injured (found out details later) but I didn't watch that race properly.

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Post by Dark_Fisico » 29 May 2007, 11:00

93 Monaco Grand Prix... I can just about remember it :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I was like 4 and totally fell in love with Senna that day... Watched every Grand Prix since :mrgreen: ...

Though my family have always been into F1 so my first was probably before then but I think 4 is about the age I got hooked ;)...

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Post by nelmesy16 » 29 May 2007, 12:19

well, i was about 3 years old when i started to love racing which was F1 for me! my first gp was 1997 in melbourne which i was watching on tv.... cant remember but my parents told me that was how old i was when i started to watch it!
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Post by jana7i » 29 May 2007, 12:22

1999 french GP
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Post by Rodianne » 29 May 2007, 12:29

The first gp i watched was Indianapolis, 2005... that gp that only 6 cars took part of the race!!!

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Post by donald29 » 29 May 2007, 12:31

Rodianne wrote:The first gp i watched was Indianapolis, 2005... that gp that only 6 cars took part of the race!!!

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Wow, that was a rubbish race, I'm surprised you stuck with F1 after that! :lol:

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Post by Rodianne » 29 May 2007, 12:36

Hehe... you have a good point!!!
i don't know it either!!!
The best driver ever is Michael Schumacher!!!!!

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Post by nelmesy16 » 29 May 2007, 12:41

it was a awesome race:P albers got 5th YAY
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Post by Rodianne » 29 May 2007, 12:43

yeah... over 6 cars!!!
at least he finished the race!!!! (just joking)!!!
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Post by donald29 » 29 May 2007, 12:43

nelmesy16 wrote:it was a awesome race:P albers got 5th YAY
Doubt he'll ever get that high again. (Only joking! :lol: :lol: :lol:)

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Post by dominico1 » 29 May 2007, 14:11

first race???it was the worst race of f1 for many years - Imola ...it was the race when f1 lost one of his greatest drivers ayrton senna...so not a good start of my f1 experience :(

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Post by Dark_Fisico » 29 May 2007, 14:29

dominico1 wrote:first race???it was the worst race of f1 for many years - Imola ...it was the race when f1 lost one of his greatest drivers ayrton senna...so not a good start of my f1 experience :(
That was your first race :shock: I'm sorry to hear that... You missed out on a brilliant driver...

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Post by iceman1 » 29 May 2007, 14:48

donald29 wrote:
Rodianne wrote:The first gp i watched was Indianapolis, 2005... that gp that only 6 cars took part of the race!!!

Rodianne ;)
Wow, that was a rubbish race, I'm surprised you stuck with F1 after that! :lol:
F1 suffered what could be a critical blow when 14 drivers refused to compete because of concerns that their Michelin tyres might fail at the flat out turn 13..
Looking Forward for this GP :P

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Post by Super Aguri » 29 May 2007, 15:05

I watched quite a few before 1997 but the one I can most remember is Jerez 1997 for obvious circumatances.

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Post by BANANAGP » 29 May 2007, 15:25

Probably not the first but definitely the first I remember...

1984 Monaco Grand Prix when Senna was passing everyone and closing in on Prost (in the Renault?) before Wacky Jacky Ickx pulled out the red flag and ended the race half way through.

I remember my dad going nuts during the race while Senna was making some amazing passes in the rain and getting really mad after the race was red flagged...

I clearly remember asking him: "Quem e' Ayrton Senna?", and after a long explaination involing words like "Fittipaldi", "Piquet", "Monaco", "Spa-Francochamps", "Jacarepagua", "Brabham BMW", "Lotus", "turbo" e "Prost e' um Vagabundo" etc... beginning a love for F1 which lasts to this day.

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