hollus commented on the post, Caption Competition 153: Norris at the Red Bull Ring 2 years ago
– I have this Red Bull behind me, always behind me. No matter what I do, it is always behind me!
– It’s OK, Lando, its gone, look. The race is over, it’s gone.
hollus commented on the post, Analysis: The case for changing F1's points system 2 years, 5 months ago
Let’s see: Take the current system (I really, really like it) and multiply by 2:
Now add 100 points for the winner. 100 points is a nice round number, fan friendly, and it makes it […]
hollus commented on the post, Lap Time Watch: Why a longer Monaco GP could be a better race 4 years, 1 month ago
Food for thought: With 2017 cars being 20cm wider, a corner with an effective radius of 20 meters in 2016 just became a corner with a radius of 19.80 meters in 2017, a 1% difference. With a radius of 10 meters, […]
hollus commented on the post, Lap Time Watch: F1 finally faster than in China's first race 4 years, 3 months ago
Hmmm, Keith. Is the target to be 5 seconds faster than 2015… now, as in today, or more like “in this regulation set”? With new rules, typically 1-2 seconds are found over the first season by means of car […]
Great to have the radio transcript as usual, it really adds perspective to what happened the weekend before.
That said, I am missing the bolding you used to use to highlight the most important bits. […]
hollus commented on the post, Caption Competition 110: Ricciardo, Kvyat and Sainz 4 years, 10 months ago
Riccardo: What are you guys drinking? I am having a Red Bull!
Sainz: I am having a bloody toro!
Kvyat: I am having lemonade. Oh, wait. Oh.
The new gearing in the Mercedes from Singapore on. Their new 8th is shorter than their old 7th. 1st is missing from the new set.
Their gears are not that different anymore from, say, Williams or Red Bull.
And the new overall picture:
Update after Monza.
4 teams have used their gear ratio change jokers so far:
Toro Rosso changed only their 1st gear (and I never got to see the old one to compare).
McLaren changed them all a race before Spa in a rather dramatic way: they left 8th untouched and then adapted the rest so that their new 4th matches their old 3rd. As a result, their…[Read more]
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