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rage2
08-21-2009, 06:42 AM
Preview Post anyone?

rage2
08-21-2009, 06:46 AM
McLaren's are fast again in FP1, but Brawn's up there with McLaren (1st and 4th).

Luca's cruising in his Ferrari learning the track. WAY off the pace.


Pos Driver Team Time Laps
1. Barrichello Brawn GP-Mercedes (B) 1:42.460 19
2. Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes (B) 1:42.636 +0.176 16
3. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes (B) 1:42.654 +0.194 18
4. Button Brawn GP-Mercedes (B) 1:43.074 +0.614 19
5. Vettel Red Bull-Renault (B) 1:43.088 +0.628 17
6. Sutil Force India-Mercedes (B) 1:43.209 +0.749 13
7. Nakajima Williams-Toyota (B) 1:43.225 +0.765 25
8. Webber Red Bull-Renault (B) 1:43.243 +0.783 19
9. Alonso Renault (B) 1:43.345 +0.885 18
10. Raikkonen Ferrari (B) 1:43.384 +0.924 23
11. Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) 1:43.389 +0.929 30
12. Kubica BMW Sauber (B) 1:43.419 +0.959 20
13. Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) 1:43.637 +1.177 30
14. Rosberg Williams-Toyota (B) 1:43.746 +1.286 22
15. Heidfeld BMW Sauber (B) 1:44.040 +1.580 23
16. Fisichella Force India-Mercedes (B) 1:44.126 +1.666 17
17. Grosjean Renault (B) 1:44.356 +1.896 23
18. Trulli Toyota (B) 1:44.638 +2.178 26
19. Glock Toyota (B) 1:44.732 +2.272 28
20. Badoer Ferrari (B) 1:45.840 +3.380 25

Mibz
08-21-2009, 08:33 AM
Alonso ran a couple smokin' laps to come out on top. Hamilton spun early on and damaged his car. McLaren put new parts on it for qualifying. I'm a little upset that Jaime finished below Luca. Grosjean put down a really good time for a noob. I -really- look forward to qualifying.


Pos Driver Team Time Laps
1. Alonso Renault (B) 1:39.404 33
2. Button Brawn GP-Mercedes (B) 1:40.178 +0.774 33
3. Barrichello Brawn GP-Mercedes (B) 1:40.209 +0.805 34
4. Rosberg Williams-Toyota (B) 1:40.385 +0.981 39
5. Nakajima Williams-Toyota (B) 1:40.503 +1.099 35
6. Sutil Force India-Mercedes (B) 1:40.596 +1.192 23
7. Kubica BMW Sauber (B) 1:40.643 +1.239 34
8. Fisichella Force India-Mercedes (B) 1:40.681 +1.277 31
9. Vettel Red Bull-Renault (B) 1:40.723 +1.319 33
10. Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes (B) 1:40.738 +1.334 31
11. Raikkonen Ferrari (B) 1:40.739 +1.335 39
12. Trulli Toyota (B) 1:40.770 +1.366 32
13. Grosjean Renault (B) 1:40.787 +1.383 35
14. Webber Red Bull-Renault (B) 1:40.956 +1.552 37
15. Glock Toyota (B) 1:40.985 +1.581 30
16. Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) 1:41.156 +1.752 34
17. Heidfeld BMW Sauber (B) 1:41.350 +1.946 29
18. Badoer Ferrari (B) 1:42.017 +2.613 37
19. Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) 1:42.089 +2.685 34
20. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes (B) 1:43.214 +3.810 3

Mibz
08-21-2009, 01:55 PM
lololololol

http://www.planet-f1.com/story/0,18954,3213_5506125,00.html


Back in action at a race meeting for the first time in a decade, Badoer had clearly forgotten how to operate the speed-limiter button on his steering wheel as he racked up four separate penalties for driving too fast in the pit lane during Friday's practice sessions for Sunday's European Grand Prix.

The 38-year-old Italian was hit with fines totalling 5,400 euros and issued with a reprimand for his repeated offending, which soured a day long dreamt of by the veteran Ferrari test driver.

ryanallan
08-21-2009, 07:26 PM
Ferrari diffuser

http://www.motorsport.com/photos/f1/2009/eur/f1-2009-eur-xp-0344.jpg

looks like a new sidepod deflector, new floor, and new sponsor sticker

http://www.motorsport.com/photos/f1/2009/eur/f1-2009-eur-xp-0369.jpg

go red :burnout:

diamondedge
08-21-2009, 11:58 PM
Wow, Ferrari has winglets on their wheel uprights? That shiet is BONKERS.

buh_buh
08-22-2009, 01:48 AM
How does Badoer even have a superlicense?

Mibz
08-22-2009, 10:43 AM
They may be lightest but YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYA!\


Pos Driver Weight (kg)
1. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 653.0
2. Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes 655.0
3. Barrichello Brawn-Mercedes 662.5
4. Vettel Red Bull-Renault 654.0
5. Button Brawn-Mercedes 661.5
6. Raikkonen Ferrari 661.5
7. Rosberg Williams-Toyota 665.0
8. Alonso Renault 656.5
9. Webber Red Bull-Renault 664.5
10. Kubica BMW-Sauber 657.5
11. Heidfeld BMW-Sauber 677.0
12. Sutil Force India-Mercedes 672.5
13. Glock Toyota 694.7
14. Grosjean Renault 677.7
15. Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 688.5
16. Fisichella Force India-Mercedes 692.5
17. Nakajima Williams-Toyota 702.0
18. Trulli Toyota 707.3
19. Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 678.5
20. Badoer Ferrari 690.5


Looks like the Brawns got their pace back. Rosberg is on pace to hit points again. Don't think Alonso will be making points tomorrow morning...

Grosjean has done really well in practice and qualifying. Better than Jaime. I just hope he doesn't get too aggressive and take somebody else out with him.

rage2
08-22-2009, 11:15 AM
Originally posted by Mibz
They may be lightest but YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYA!\
What's sick is that the 2 McL's aborted their last laps, which was 0.5s faster by S2 lol. The 2 times were set a few laps before the end, when they were heavier. Too bad they didn't have this kinda pace at the beginning of the year.

In Q1, McLarens were on the top using the soft tires, while nearly everyone else had to set their times on the super soft options. McLaren's gonna run away from everyone tomorrow. It's not even gonna be close.

Mibz
08-22-2009, 12:08 PM
Your place tomorrow?

ryanallan
08-22-2009, 01:25 PM
Wow Badoer did worse than I thought.
Wonder how M.S would have done...

BMW engine cover
http://www.motorsport.com/photos/f1/2009/eur/f1-2009-eur-xp-0775.jpg

McLaren looks to have new wheel covers
http://www.motorsport.com/photos/f1/2009/eur/f1-2009-eur-xp-0150.jpg

DJ Lazy
08-22-2009, 08:18 PM
Originally posted by Mibz
Your place tomorrow?

+1?

rage2
08-22-2009, 08:51 PM
I'll start hosting again next week for the Spa race. Can't this weekend, sorry guys!

DJ Lazy
08-22-2009, 09:51 PM
My place is open for hosting... not to far from rage's place actually.. if your interested Mibz, or anyone else. I just don't have as many seats as rage... or HD... :rofl: On 2nd thought my place probably isn't the best..

Mibz
08-22-2009, 10:53 PM
We're in the middle of a birthday party here so I think I'd rather watch this one on my couch in my boxers anyway :P

See you all online in 6 hours.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 05:57 AM
Mornin'. Sucks to the be the rescue team stuck in black wetsuits in the sun for 2 hours.

Live timing isn't loading for me :(

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:09 AM
Shit.. missed the opening lap.. :(

Been Awhile since I watched live..

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:15 AM
Buemi cut the chicane and popped out behind Trulli, who turned and blew up Buemi's front wing. Grosjean also had front end damage. Badoer spun.

Hamilton's pace is a full second faster than Barrichello's, and Button isn't having very much luck either. My pool picks are based on Barrichello having a shitty start and Button taking his position :(

rage2
08-23-2009, 06:15 AM
As predicted, McLaren's are pulling away. ~1sec a lap faster than the Brawns. Hamilton's not even trying.

Button keeps falling backwards. Hope for no points. Hamilton for WDC! Still mathematically possible! :rofl:

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:16 AM
Originally posted by Mibz
Mornin'. Sucks to the be the rescue team stuck in black wetsuits in the sun for 2 hours.

Live timing isn't loading for me :(


Live Timing working for me..

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:19 AM
Sorry, forgot to mention it loaded just as the race started.

Interesting point on it too, you think McLaren could be using Kovi to slow Barrichello up?

LOL Grosjean.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:19 AM
Originally posted by rage2
As predicted, McLaren's are pulling away. ~1sec a lap faster than the Brawns. Hamilton's not even trying.

Button keeps falling backwards. Hope for no points. Hamilton for WDC! Still mathematically possible! :rofl:


Mclaren for WCC! :D

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:21 AM
Screwed my picks today with Kimi... forgot he had KERS off the line.... :banghead:


Then again Button is out of the top 8 right now.. :whipped:

rage2
08-23-2009, 06:23 AM
Barichello can't even catch Kovy, so the answer is no. Kovy is racing for his 2010 race seat this weekend, so I doubt he'd try and slow anyone down.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:23 AM
I got ballsy and threw Sutil in 8th. Even if he does manage to get it, I think my Button pick will have fucked me.

EDIT: Actually, considering his fuel load, Sutil is going well.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:25 AM
Are the Mclarens gonna be able to pass Rubens after the pit stop? Bad track for overtaking... Ham certainly doesn't have a full stop lead yet..

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:27 AM
Mclarens posting Purples!!:D

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:30 AM
Those chrome helmets would be a bitch in the sun.

Hamilton was on pace for a 1:39:200 before pitting :P

EDIT: SUCKS TO BE VETTEL

EDIT 2: SUCKS TO BE ME WITH MY POOL PICKS!

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:34 AM
Vettel is getting screwed with technical problems lately... :thumbsdow


Mibz - if you get Sutil in 8th, I'll be pissed! :rofl:

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:37 AM
It's that kind of radical thinking that will get me back in the game ;)

Next race you'll see Badoer in 6th.

rage2
08-23-2009, 06:38 AM
Bar passes Kovy :(.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:43 AM
And that's the end of Vettel today.

Probably gonna be a grid penalty in the future for engine usage, eh?

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:44 AM
Noooooooooooo,.... points down the drain wth Vettel!!:(

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:48 AM
Is hamiltons short wheel base version of the car really this much faster than Kovys? or is it just hamiltons better? lol

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:51 AM
Little bit of column A, little bit of column B. I don't think there's any doubt that Hamilton's a better driver. He said that they didn't have a chance to fix an oversteer issue with his shorter wheelbase so his car isn't really "complete" for this race either. At least that's what he claims, and I suppose they could have tried something between qualifying and the race that worked.

LOLOLOLOL @ BADOER

It's like amateur hour this morning!

rage2
08-23-2009, 06:53 AM
This is gonna be close... Hamilton and Barichello's laptimes are nearly identical.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:55 AM
Fuck Rubens is quick today.. :(

Kovy is struggling in S3 all day... always seems to be about 2-3 tenths slower than Bar and Ham

Mibz
08-23-2009, 06:57 AM
Brutal lap by Kovi... With Kimi maintaining pace he can't afford any more of those.

EDIT: He gives up position and then gets a drive-through penalty! Badoer is the biggest joke I've ever seen

rage2
08-23-2009, 06:57 AM
Badoer might get a penalty too for running over the white line, while letting the Renault pass. :rofl:

Ferrari looks so stupid right now, especially when Luca Di Montezemolo stated in the press that Badoer might actually win this race... an Italian winning for Ferrari. Too funny lol.

edit - drive thru penalty haha.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 06:59 AM
Originally posted by Mibz
Brutal lap by Kovi... With Kimi maintaining pace he can't afford any more of those.

EDIT: He gives up position and then gets a drive-through penalty! Badoer is the biggest joke I've ever seen

It's that final sector! He just can't break into the 27.x's

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:01 AM
Fucking hell, new fastest lap for Rubens. I hope he pushes too hard...

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 07:01 AM
Bar purple lap! :thumbsdow

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:04 AM
LOLOLOL x3 @ Badoer.

:( :( :( x3 @ Barrichello

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:05 AM
charts are going purple crazy haha, what a battle!

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:05 AM
Hamilton pits here we go!

[email protected]!%@!%@!%@!

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:06 AM
FUUUUUU. Long stop.

What a fucking noob mistake. Fuck.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 07:07 AM
Ros infront of Ham is BAD news!!

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:07 AM
1:39 FLAT FUCK YOU RUBENS

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:07 AM
Welp, there goes McL win. Fuck.

Hamilton's fast on the hards too.

edit - SAFETY CAR PLEASE!!!!! haha

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:11 AM
Fucking brutal....
Great pit by Brawn too.

mischief
08-23-2009, 07:12 AM
wtf was McLaren doing with Lewis' pit stop? That's a fucking Ferrari mistake they just made.

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:13 AM
Still got a chance, Brawns were really brutal with the super softs. Hamilton is pulling low 1:40's on the hards right now. Let's see what the Brawns do once the pace settles.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:13 AM
haha. "He may have better tires and a 4 second lead but think positive. If you really believe it in your heart that you can win, you'll win."

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 07:13 AM
Originally posted by rage2
Welp, there goes McL win. Fuck.

Hamilton's fast on the hards too.

edit - SAFETY CAR PLEASE!!!!! haha

Screw a safety car... We need a brawn engine failure!:rofl:


EDIT: which won't happen cuz its a Mercedes engine.. :nut:

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:14 AM
Rubens is 4 tenths faster. Fawk.

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:16 AM
Just give it a few laps. During FP, The Brawns lost a lot of pace after 4 or 5 laps and struggled hard on the SS's.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:16 AM
Hamilton needs a half second per lap just to catch up.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:20 AM
Button just ran a 1:39:1 as well. Looks like Brawns just have the pace.

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:22 AM
Fastest Lap for Button. Decided to wake up I guess.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 07:35 AM
Ham is putting on a charge.. but well too late.. :(

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:35 AM
Ya, I think that's it. 5 seconds behind. 6 second error in the pits. Fawk.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 07:40 AM
Brutal!! Soo close though for the whole race... Definitely on the edge of the seat for the whole race!

rage2
08-23-2009, 07:41 AM
42 points in the pool. 2nd personal best of the season. Gotta look on the bright side I guess haha.

Wicked race, if you're following the battle up ahead. Otherwise, no passing on track, typical Valencia race.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 07:52 AM
I think I got 29 points.... It doesn't look like I saved my last changes cause I've got Webber in 8th. Not that I would've done a whole lot better with Sutil there...

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 08:00 AM
I THINK i got 44... but could be off by a point or 2...

EDIT: 42... and STILL 1 point off the lead!

Mibz
08-23-2009, 08:15 AM
Originally posted by DJ Lazy
EDIT: 42... and STILL 1 point off the lead! Haha!

from the bottom of the standings.

ryanallan
08-23-2009, 11:52 AM
Only 28 points this week WTF :banghead:

At least Lewis didn't win haha. It could have been close if he had a better pit stop.
I liked Ross's radio transmission to Rubens after the race; "just like old times" :thumbsup:

I am excited to see if RedBull brings KERS next week.

And Alonso's Ferrari drive is pretty much confirmed after this week. Ferrari's end of season party has been moved from Modena to Valencia, Flavio seen in and out of the Ferrari hospitality suite, and Santander coming on as a sponsor next year.

Mibz
08-23-2009, 12:39 PM
Holy shit Cos with the huge Kubica pick!

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 01:09 PM
Originally posted by Mibz
Holy shit Cos with the huge Kubica pick!

He's not actually in the pool even! :guns: :rofl:

rage2
08-23-2009, 04:37 PM
Some good battles in the pool. 2 points separating 1st and 2nd, 1 point between 3rd and 4th, and 1 point between 5th and 6th.

buh_buh
08-23-2009, 04:44 PM
I hope RB brings KERS to Spa. They could use something else that could potentially fail in Vettel's car.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 08:10 PM
Originally posted by buh_buh
I hope RB brings KERS to Spa. They could use something else that could potentially fail in Vettel's car.


:rofl:

Trini
08-23-2009, 09:04 PM
still hanging on to that lead :angel:

Mibz
08-23-2009, 09:59 PM
Originally posted by Trini
still hanging on to that lead :angel: Grats by the way, you're kicking ass. DJ_Lazy too (I can't remember your name, sorry!). We've got 2 members in the top 10 and, I think, 5 in the top 30.

DJ Lazy
08-23-2009, 10:52 PM
Originally posted by Mibz
Grats by the way, you're kicking ass. DJ_Lazy too (I can't remember your name, sorry!). We've got 2 members in the top 10 and, I think, 5 in the top 30.

Our subleague is top 30 as well... not bad considering we only got 13 players.. only 9 of which are still putting in entries each race.. :rofl: