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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by phil1993 » 14 Dec 2011, 18:21

Best review ever. 'Alain Pwost at the Bwitish Gwand Pwix' :p

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by donald29 » 14 Dec 2011, 18:27

:lol:

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by reppo » 14 Dec 2011, 19:58

iceman1 wrote:I am gonna apply for this job :p

http://www.redbull.com/cs/Satellite/en_ ... 3128300967

And at the last in the list of roles there is:

"...any other Ad Hoc projects..."

Usually that can mean anything between earth and sky :huh:

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by iceman1 » 14 Dec 2011, 20:34

reppo wrote:
iceman1 wrote:I am gonna apply for this job :p

http://www.redbull.com/cs/Satellite/en_ ... 3128300967

And at the last in the list of roles there is:

"...any other Ad Hoc projects..."

Usually that can mean anything between earth and sky :huh:

Do you mean something similar to this? :p
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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by reppo » 14 Dec 2011, 20:46

phil1993 wrote:Alguersuari - Possibly HRT
d’Ambrosio - Lotus reserve
Barrichello - Retirement
Buemi - Sportscars
Di Resta - Force India
Perez - Sauber (confirmed)
Petrov - Marussia reserve or HRT seat
Senna - Lotus reserve
van der Garde - HRT seat, or USA

Does that help?


Well, yes.. or no.

d’Ambrosio says he is not interested to be a reserve driver.

Would have been nice to see Barrichello to get his 20th year. Unfortunately Williams already has Venezuelan oil backing them so even Petrobras can't help him. Can't see him in any other teams.

Anyway there are too few opportunities for young drivers with so few seats. There ought to much more testing to both develop cars and have test drivers more work. I don't believe testing ban has made F1 cheaper. Now they use wind tunnels and computer simulations. One more testing session in 2012 is not enough. Just my opinion. :<>:

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by reppo » 14 Dec 2011, 20:49

iceman1 wrote:
reppo wrote:
iceman1 wrote:I am gonna apply for this job :p

http://www.redbull.com/cs/Satellite/en_ ... 3128300967

And at the last in the list of roles there is:

"...any other Ad Hoc projects..."

Usually that can mean anything between earth and sky :huh:

Do you mean something similar to this? :p
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Yeah. Maybe. That must have something to do with FIA's new crash test regulations :zz:

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by sleenster » 15 Dec 2011, 02:16

FIA has a youtube channel now? :blink:

2011 FIA Prize Giving Gala - Video 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P4_KLQ5O8w

2011 FIA Prize Giving Gala - Video 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqSc2Mke7_I

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Post by miezicat » 15 Dec 2011, 09:15

sleenster wrote:FIA has a youtube channel now? :blink:

2011 FIA Prize Giving Gala - Video 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P4_KLQ5O8w

2011 FIA Prize Giving Gala - Video 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqSc2Mke7_I

they are also on facebook https://www.facebook.com/fia
and since yesterday on twitter https://twitter.com/#!/fia

:blink: who thought this would ever happen? :lol:

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Post by Suomileijona » 15 Dec 2011, 16:20

Many thanks for the info!! :hug: :hug:

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by majidasadi » 16 Dec 2011, 08:15

what will happen to Kubica? here's a scenario that came into my mind:
Massa fails to deliver the speed, in mid season Ferrari will replace him with Kubica (similar to what happened between Montoya and McLaren in 2006,but I think De La Rosa had deal with McLaren) but that's just a possibility, and I don't know whether that is legal or not to give a seat to Kubica in mid season
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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by phil1993 » 16 Dec 2011, 08:20

It will be with Ferrari or no-one. There is no way back at Lotus. I doubt he'll go to the other 3 top teams.

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Post by KevC » 16 Dec 2011, 10:34

Massa's contract runs to the end of the season so I can't see a) them kicking him out before the season is up and b) Kubica being physically ready to jump straight in to a race. They may give him some friday praccy run outs but I can't see a race forthcoming.

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by phil1993 » 16 Dec 2011, 17:49

Here's how experienced each driver will be ahead of 2012

Races:
0 – Charles Pic, Jean Eric Vergne
7 – Romain Grosjean
11 – Daniel Ricciardo
17 – Sergio Perez
19 – Nico Hulkenberg
19 – Paul di Resta
19 – Pastor Maldonado
40 – Kamui Kobayashi
72 – Timo Glock
81 – Sebastian Vettel
86 – Pedro de La Rosa
89 – Heikki Kovalainen
90 – Lewis Hamilton
108 – Nico Rosberg
152 – Felipe Massa
156 – Kimi Raikkonen
176 – Mark Webber
177 – Fernando Alonso
208 – Jenson Button
252 – Jarno Trulli
287 – Michael Schumacher

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Re: 2012 Formula One Discussion

Post by iceman1 » 27 Dec 2011, 07:44

Perez trying to be funny. "Kamui P4" :lol:


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