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The 2022 Formula One Thread

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Tony Lockhart, Dec 12, 2021.

  1. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    There does come a point where keeping up becomes a chore.
     
  2. RJohan

    RJohan pfm Member

    I think they will drive along 'The Strip', roughly equal to going by the Casino in Monaco. Could be exiting or a total disaster.

    Yeah, I know what you mean, the early 1980's Vegas car park 'circuit'.
     
  3. narabdela

    narabdela who?

    Through the gift shop? ;)
     
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  4. flutteringwow

    flutteringwow I am a sound quality evaluation device

    I have to disagree with that, I think there should be more!

    Best thing F1 did is remove that terrible French track from the calendar, its the only one other than Monaco that i have to literally force myself to watch. At least with Monaco it looks pretty. However replacing it with an Americanism..I'm not sure what will be worse after the Miami car park fake marina thing.
     
  5. Eyebroughty

    Eyebroughty JohnC

    First few races of the year made it look like there would be close racing.

    For one reason or another it is now the same old same old, just a different team and driver winning.

    The FIA must be thinking what the **** can we do now to get some excitment.

    It's getting boring again...........
     
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  6. RJohan

    RJohan pfm Member

    ...Or they could use the best racetrack in the world (IMHO), Road America in Elkhart Lake. It's already there. Indycar uses it, always exiting races.
     
  7. cobbers

    cobbers pfm Member

    Nah - Mount Panorama:)
     
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  8. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    Laguna Seca?
     
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  9. palindrome

    palindrome Thru a hedge, backwards and forwards.

    Now that would be a challenge for a low slung F1 car, especially the Corkscrew and attendant drop! Adrian Newey would have a field day.

    John
     
  10. mand

    mand pfm Member

    Latifi out, but who will be in?
     
  11. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    That'll be DeVries' seat, no?
     
  12. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart Avoiding Stress, at Every Opportunity

    Been done, a few years ago. With an internal combustion engine, not a r/c toy mota.Just a demo.

    Edit:

    And, as ever, spectator footage has more soul

    https://youtube.com/shorts/p94GwTYFx44?feature=share
     
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  13. palindrome

    palindrome Thru a hedge, backwards and forwards.

    Would be interesting to see an F1 grid in full race trim tackle it. Lots of seriously scrubbed tyres and broken front wings?

    John
     
  14. Barry123

    Barry123 pfm Member

    Ricciardo?
     
  15. palindrome

    palindrome Thru a hedge, backwards and forwards.

    Thanks for that Tony. And the sound of that V8 screaming at full chat. :)

    John
     
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  16. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart Avoiding Stress, at Every Opportunity

    Well good, innit
     
  17. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    A couple of seasons overdue.
     
  18. Chris Marshall

    Chris Marshall pfm Member

    That’s just depressed me about the sound of the current F1 cars, Jensons car sounds fantastic!
     
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  19. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart Avoiding Stress, at Every Opportunity


    You must get tears in your eyes with this one then

     
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  20. cutting42

    cutting42 Arrived at B4 Hacker Ergo

    F***ing fantastic reaction, he can barely concentrate on the questions.

    I defended the new engines as technological marvels in the early days and they are noisier that they started but man alive those NA engines are something else.
     

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