James_mc commented on the post, Why F1's return to Imola hasn't been called the 'San Marino Grand Prix' 2 years, 4 months ago
I remember years ago, when the calendar was dominated by European circuits with only 4/5 races in South America, Australia and Japan bookending the season, ITV did a feature on the Benetton (?) team travelling by […]
Not really – Button has consistently won the Autosport fans-voted award of late, mainly on account of his popularity. I think on the F1F popularity poll he also comes out on top.
I suspect it’s more to do with […]
It left a bitter taste in my mouth at the 2011 Belgian GP when Newey commented that he was worried for the safety of his drivers due to blistered tyres. However given that it was his team’s decision to run the […]
Sutil (and Di Resta) were both taking perfectly normal/acceptable lines through the final double-hairpin.
Maldo having been forced wide by Guitierrez then came back across the track clipping Sutil. Yes he was […]
James_mc commented on the post, Vettel set to surpass Alonso as most successful active driver 9 years, 3 months ago
Couldn’t see it posted above – Romain Grosjean completed a full racing lap of Spa for the first time in F1!
In 2009 he collided with Alguesari/Hamilton/Button (not necessarily his fault) and in 2012 he […]
Interesting. Depending on how the tyre deforms and to what level and bonds with the track at a semi-molten state when hot, I think it could potentially increase grip, which would be advantageous at the […]
Two factors at play I think. Firstly, the drivers will likely to have been driving to a “delta” or target time and therefore slower therefore lessening the effect of going through the pits.
Secondly, due to the […]
James_mc commented on the post, Di Resta sent to back of grid as car fails weight check 9 years, 5 months ago
It is pretty unlucky. Given last year he also put in a great performance and then was hampered in the race by misfortune you do have to feel for the guy!
James_mc commented on the post, Pirelli wants solution to testing with "obsolete" cars 9 years, 5 months ago
Is it too simplistic to suggest that Alan Henry’s article on the McLaren website is a way of slowly introducing fans to the fact that McLaren aren’t going to be silver-and-red as they’ve been for the past 10-ish years?
James_mc replied to the forum topic Stavelot in the group Going to the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps 9 years, 5 months ago
I stayed at the camping near Les Combs in 2009 and on the Saturday we went in the car down to Stavelot. Nice little town, fairly quiet with a few nice restaurants. I was actually surprised that there wasn’t more […]
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