What do you think about current race lengths

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by metalhead188 » 16 Apr 2008, 03:43

right length.. just long enough to test the drivers... but not too long and have to preserve the car until the end like sport car racing.

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by tourmaline07 » 16 Apr 2008, 19:29

They should pretty much stay fixed as they are for most circuits but I agree they should add another 15 laps to the Monza race so it would at least run to something around 90 minutes.The way modern F1 cars are built shouldn't pose a problem really.

This is done at Monaco.The 78 laps will only come up to 260km and not the normal 305 which would take 92 laps to complete (3.34km length) to keep the race from being too long.I'm not sure if I see the point of that really because of the two-hour limit.Maybe making the Monaco race last two hours or 92 laps (which came first) wouldn't be too bad an idea...

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by reyhan » 17 Apr 2008, 21:10

as long as possible, I just can't get enough !yahoo:
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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by Jan1 » 18 Apr 2008, 15:41

Right lenght. Overtaking is not about how long the races are but about the aerodynamics rules which doesn´t allow driver to follow car in front.

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by sa87uk » 18 Apr 2008, 17:47

i think its perfect, like somebody said reliability would be a problem if we lengthened.

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by peanutaxis » 21 Apr 2008, 02:31

Maybe they should aim for 90 minutes rather than 300k's. That way maybe the slower circuits don't end up being a bore-fest and the faster ones don't end too quickly.

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by kahli » 21 Apr 2008, 10:31

peanutaxis wrote:Maybe they should aim for 90 minutes rather than 300k's. That way maybe the slower circuits don't end up being a bore-fest and the faster ones don't end too quickly.


that's right, totally agree!

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by ayrton-senna3 » 21 Apr 2008, 17:42

the actually distance is okay
it can be shorter but not longer because of the EU laws

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by f199 » 21 Apr 2008, 18:27

I think that the race distance is fine as you get a lot of action in the about 90 mins on TV.
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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by peanutaxis » 22 Apr 2008, 00:50

ayrton-senna3 wrote:the actually distance is okay
it can be shorter but not longer because of the EU laws


What are these EU laws? What about Le-Mans?

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by f1freak » 22 Apr 2008, 05:32

I think the current race length is perfect.

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by dylan » 26 Apr 2008, 10:57

absolutely fine

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by filip146 » 26 Apr 2008, 12:25

i think that the race length can be shorter och longer depending on witch track. For example it would be great to se some shorter races at some tracks... Don't you think? Or maybe longer...

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by phil1993 » 26 Apr 2008, 12:27

tourmaline07 wrote:They should pretty much stay fixed as they are for most circuits but I agree they should add another 15 laps to the Monza race so it would at least run to something around 90 minutes.The way modern F1 cars are built shouldn't pose a problem really.

This is done at Monaco.The 78 laps will only come up to 260km and not the normal 305 which would take 92 laps to complete (3.34km length) to keep the race from being too long.I'm not sure if I see the point of that really because of the two-hour limit.Maybe making the Monaco race last two hours or 92 laps (which came first) wouldn't be too bad an idea...


i think 92 laps of monaco will be too boring- 78 laps is already a bit dull.

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Re: What do you think about current race lengths

Post by gary » 27 Apr 2008, 23:02

The current race length is good!

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