F1 formula one chat/stuff

Moderators: theelanman, dapinky, Dave Eds, Nige, DaveT, Sy V, Elanlover, muley, Enright, algirdas, nitroman, clemo, Specky, GeoffSmith

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby Rambo » Mon 29.03.2021, 15:11

Totally agree Phil. Unfortunately it's like most things in life. One rule for them and a different rule for us :? They do seem to pander to Sir Lewis a bit too much imo :?
Rambo
Don't push me
 
Posts: 8226
Joined: Wed 24.12.2003, 00:37
Location: Kelso

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby lotusflasherman » Mon 29.03.2021, 23:37

Rambo wrote:Totally agree Phil. Unfortunately it's like most things in life. One rule for them and a different rule for us :? They do seem to pander to Sir Lewis a bit too much imo :?


Don't think so ... he's been on the receiving end of some strange or arbitary decisions sometimes... seemed to depend on whether the 'expert ex-driver' had driven for Ferrari or not .. :burnout:

What doesn't help the drivers is different rules for different circuits ... and this weekend different rules between quali' and the race on the same flippin' circuit !

In the Mini the Thruxton chicane was usually considered optional, sometimes the Clerk of the Course warned of penalties if you jumped it, sometimes they didn't..

I see nothing has changed ... :lol: :lol:

Image
Phil

Leave me alone, I think I know what I'm doing.
Cars: Subaru Forester 2.5XTN, Eclat Riviera, brace of Pacific Blue SE's, Collapso SE, Elan+2S.... and now an Evora
User avatar
lotusflasherman
God
 
Posts: 2373
Joined: Fri 05.09.2008, 00:14
Location: Hadleigh, 15m west of Ipswich or 800 miles south (Cap d'Agde)

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby lotusflasherman » Tue 30.03.2021, 00:26

Question is 'How long will it take Niki Amazingspin to work through the $20 million that Daddy has donated to Haas to keep them solvent and buy a seat for his nasty brat ?"
Phil

Leave me alone, I think I know what I'm doing.
Cars: Subaru Forester 2.5XTN, Eclat Riviera, brace of Pacific Blue SE's, Collapso SE, Elan+2S.... and now an Evora
User avatar
lotusflasherman
God
 
Posts: 2373
Joined: Fri 05.09.2008, 00:14
Location: Hadleigh, 15m west of Ipswich or 800 miles south (Cap d'Agde)

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby Saltire » Tue 30.03.2021, 07:57

lotusflasherman wrote:Question is 'How long will it take Niki Amazingspin to work through the $20 million that Daddy has donated to Haas to keep them solvent and buy a seat for his nasty brat ?"

Given the damage he did on Sunday, I’d say Marzipan has until Monaco . . .
Jonathan

1995 Elan S2 no 512, BRG/magnolia, last of 4 UK S2 to this spec
2019 VW Golf R - “The Flying Tomato”
2020 Volvo XC40 T4 AWD
User avatar
Saltire
God
 
Posts: 1797
Joined: Sun 05.04.2015, 22:27
Location: Left foot in Wiltshire, right foot in Gloucestershire, heart in Scotland

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby Rambo » Tue 30.03.2021, 08:46

I instantly thought of Marzipan too
Rambo
Don't push me
 
Posts: 8226
Joined: Wed 24.12.2003, 00:37
Location: Kelso

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby sideways » Tue 30.03.2021, 17:06

Saltire wrote:
lotusflasherman wrote:Question is 'How long will it take Niki Amazingspin to work through the $20 million that Daddy has donated to Haas to keep them solvent and buy a seat for his nasty brat ?"

Given the damage he did on Sunday, I’d say Marzipan has until Monaco . . .


Will last longer if wrapped tightly and kept in a cool dry place.
sideways at speed
Delta BC Canada
User avatar
sideways
Enthusiast
 
Posts: 238
Joined: Sun 03.06.2018, 23:22

Re: F1 formula one chat/stuff

Postby clemo » Wed 31.03.2021, 19:42

As Hass are doing no development , yes thats right , nothing to develop the car , they may save cash by Marzipan not crashing by being so slow and the 107% rule being envoked.
Is part of the Marzipan buy out rule for 2022 that Hass becomes so bad by running it into the ground in 2021. Thus making the thug look slightly better in 2022. ( if the FIA let him get that far)

I have become a Perez fan over the years , so i was ecstatic when he got picked up by Red Bull. But wow did he / they make hard work of it . Top 4 throughout friday / saturday practice and then goes wide in Quali . The to balls it up car failure . But boy did he drive the wheels of it . Pit lane to 5th ... Thats the reason he was 4th in drivers world championship and now sits in that car... Albon could not have delivered that.

The sister car is looking pretty handy too. Gastly putting in an awesome quali . And Tsunoda, great new rookie. George did another sterling Mr Saturday.

Glad to see Lando do another quality season starter . It won't be long before D>R is up there .. Could be a difficulty in the making ....

Track limits was a complete balls up . If there was a wall there then its a no go area , of the track should be policed as the same.

A decent season starter . I hope it stays close all season.
Jim Clark S2 - 1/12. The one with the Yellow spoke wheels . No 613 on dash (pushed in to factory in wrong order 615 on tub)
User avatar
clemo
LEC Administrator
 
Posts: 4994
Joined: Mon 21.04.2003, 23:24
Location: TORQUAY Devon. Cream first then Jam obviously.

Previous

Return to Off Topic Area

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests