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2012 Chinese Grand Prix Awards

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  • #199440
    TommyB
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    Best Driver:
    Worst Driver:
    Best Team: McLaren
    Worst Team: Caterham
    Best Overtake: Vettel on Kimi or Alonso on Perez
    Best Funny- moment: Webber Wheely
    Most Surprising Result: Mercedes winning
    Least Surprising Result: McLaren boys completing the podium
    Special Mention to: Vettel, underrated drive. Nearly finished 2nd despite being down in 20th at one point.
    Race Rating: 9.5/10

    BBC vs Sky: Didn’t watch BBC
    Best BBC/Sky commentator/presenter: Johnny Herbert (time to replace D.Hill)
    Worst BBC/Sky commentator/ presenter: GT
    Best Commentary moment: ?
    World feed rating: 8/10

    #199441
    katederby
    Participant

    Best Funny- moment: almost 3rd backflip in Webber’s career.

    4th (2 in the Mercedes) or 5th if you count the Monaco pool back flip!

    #199442
    damonsmedley
    Participant

    Best driver: I can’t think of anyone that did a better job than Rosberg, but there was some terrific driving this evening! Really good stuff.
    Worst driver: No idea.
    Best team: Mercedes. Easily the best strategy and they won with the second (or possibly third) best car. Rosberg was going very, very slowly in the last few laps (and why not?) and he was much slower than Jenson in the middle stint, but his team made it work. It really reminded me of @slr‘s performance in the Silverstone Collantine Cup race! :-D Flawless drive on a risky strategy.
    Worst team: No idea.
    Best overtake: Can’t really remember any stunning passes, but I did enjoy seeing Webber go around the outside of Vettel at the hairpin.
    Best funny moment: Webber seeing the sky! Very lucky it didn’t go over or break when he landed.
    Most surprising result: Before this weekend I’d have said Rosberg, but before the race, I had a fair idea he was in with a good chance. Probably Vettel getting 5th, actually. I cannot believe he even scored points today! Great strategy from RBR.
    Least surprising result: Schumacher getting bad luck when in a good position again…
    Special mention to: Senna for continuing to defy his critics.
    Race rating: 8/10

    BBC vs Sky: No idea as I was stuck with Sky. :-( But if I had to take a guess, I’d say BBC.
    Best BBC/Sky commentator/presenter: Brundle. Some good one-liners this weekend and today.
    Worst BBC/Sky commentator/presenter: They were all pretty good. Johnny Herbert is also much better at that job than Damon Hill.
    Best commentary moment: Brundle’s “Awww, that’s the most disappointed I’ve been since Shrek 2!” when Schumacher retired!
    World feed rating: 9/10 Lose the endless start replays and it would be great.

    #199446
    jobymcanuff
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    Best Driver: Nico Rosberg – Good start, good pace, good strategy and drove to the strategy perfectly.
    Worst Driver: Ricciardo – may aswell have not been in the race.
    Best Team: Williams – Both cars well into the points,
    Worst Team: Torro Rosso
    Best Overtake: Webber on Vettel
    Best Funny- moment: Webber Airways
    Most Surprising Result: Raikkonen falling from 2nd to 14th
    Least Surprising Result: Either a double Mclaren podium or Massa out of the points
    Special Mention to: Grosjean, kept his head well.
    Race Rating: 8/10

    BBC vs Sky: Only had the chance to watch the BBC
    Best BBC/Sky commentator/presenter: DC
    Worst BBC/Sky commentator/ presenter: Edwards
    Best Commentary moment: N/A
    World feed rating: 7/10

    #199447
    louise.1987
    Participant

    Best Driver: Has to Be Nico Rosberg With Sebastian Vettel A Close 2nd
    Worst Driver:
    Best Team: Red Bull
    Worst Team: Caterham
    Best Overtake: Sebastian Vettel on Kimi
    Best Funny- moment: Webber Wheely
    Most Surprising Result: Mercedes Winning/ Schumacher’s DNF ~ I Was Gutted He Was Doing so Well!
    Least Surprising Result: McLaren On The Podium
    Special Mention to: Mark Webber & Bruno Senna
    Race Rating: 8/10

    BBC vs Sky: Sky
    Best BBC/Sky commentator/presenter: I Like Most Of The Sky F1 Team But On The BBC I Like Jake, DC & EJ
    Worst BBC/Sky commentator/ presenter: I Dont No What To Make Of Simon Lazenby
    Best Commentary moment: “Awww, That’s The Most Disappointed I’ve Been Since Shrek 2” ~ Martin Brundle
    World feed rating: 8/10

    #199448
    GeorgeDaviesF1
    Participant

    Best Driver: Rosberg
    Worst Driver: They all created an entertaining race
    Best Team: Every team made a mistake, McLarens arguably less costly so McLaren
    Worst Team: Not sure
    Best Overtake: Not sure
    Best Funny- moment: BBC Intro at the tailors
    Most Surprising Result: Raikkonen 14th
    Least Surprising Result: HRT & Marussia
    Special Mention to: Williams
    Race Rating: 9/10

    BBC vs Sky: BBC
    Best BBC/Sky commentator/presenter: Bedwards (not sure if that works as a name)
    Worst BBC/Sky commentator/ presenter: None that I saw on BBC stand out for this, or none Ive seen in Oz & Malaysia for sky
    Best Commentary moment: The flatpack Ikea wardrobe bit from FP2
    World feed rating: Dont think any key incidents were missed, focussed on the fights, 10/10

    #199449
    Alehud42
    Participant

    Best Driver: Rosberg
    Worst Driver: Hulkenburg
    Best Team: McLaren
    Worst Team: Lotus
    Best Overtake: Hamilton’s on anyone
    Best Funny Moment: Webber’s Wheelie
    Most Surprising Result: Button 2nd
    Least Surprising Result: Massa
    Special Mention To: Williams, for producing a half decent car after all seemed lost. Shame about the drivers, though.
    Race Rating: 9/10

    BBC vs Sky: BBC anyday
    Best BBC/Sky combo: Edwards and Brundle
    Worst BBC/Sky combo: Lazenby and Hill *cringe*
    Best Commentary moment: Three letters – L A U.
    World feed rating: 9.5/10

    #199450
    Nara
    Member

    Best Driver: Rosberg
    Worst Driver: Massa, he had solid run but he was just holding up rest of the field
    Best Team: McLaren
    Worst Team: Lotus, unfreakingbelivable, reminded me of kids who still believe in Santa, lost top10 for Kimi
    Best Overtake: Vettel on Kimi, bad tires for Kimi, still entertaining
    Best Funny- moment: Webber wheelie
    Most Surprising Result: Rosberg
    Least Surprising Result: Hamilton :)
    Special Mention to: Vettel did endure wierd race to end up high in points
    Race Rating: 7/10

    Best Commentary moment: Shrek 2 moment. Actually few made me giggle, dont remember now :)

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