I’m still puzzled why you can be called in without having set a lap. After all, you are being weighed because you may have set a fast lap time because you were underweight. Which of course you did not do if you […]
Mike Dee commented on the post, Mercedes out-pace Ferrari as Hamilton leads one-two 2 years, 12 months ago
I think we can write off any excitement over the driver’s championship now.
Mike Dee commented on the post, Giovinazzi to join Raikkonen at Sauber in 2019, leaving Ericsson without a drive 3 years ago
You think they will keep Brendon Hartley? I think not, now that they likely will have Kvyat as a yardstick. I don’t know who else would take the seat though.
Mike Dee commented on the post, Stroll visits Force India but Ocon to drive at Monza 3 years ago
The yardstick idea is good. 2 seconds faster than Lance – good driver; 1 second faster than Lance – mediocre driver; 0.5 seconds faster than Lance – bad driver.
@matthijs The only direct change made in response to Verstappen was a minimum age requirement of 18 years to enter a Formula One race.
Mike Dee commented on the post, F1 planning return to 2011-style high tyre degradation 3 years, 1 month ago
@coldfly Bring back Donington Park then. Senna posted fastest lap while going through the pits when he aborted his stop.
Mike Dee commented on the post, Hamilton wins Hungarian GP as Bottas and Vettel collide 3 years, 1 month ago
@patrickl If you have the chance and understand German, try watching on ORF (Austrian TV). Excellent commenting by Alexander Wurz. No bias at all as far as I can tell, and a lot of insight. Much better than all […]
Mike Dee commented on the post, Mercedes admit Hamilton was "very fortunate" with German GP pit call 3 years, 2 months ago
The only thing I like about Crofty is that he pronounces Vettel correctly (“Fettle”). @charleski
Mike Dee commented on the post, Vettel on pole at home as problem halts Hamilton in Q1 3 years, 2 months ago
Not a bad qualifying session. More gravel than I have ever seen. First time I watched in UHD – very nice (although had to endure RTL commentary with their annoying Vettel bias). Hamilton should be able to climb […]
I actually think it is a good idea as it would make battles further down the grid more exciting. I would probably go for the top 15 though as at least in most races, the last one to finish should not get any points.
I don’t agree with Vettel here, whether there is an impact or not on the result should not matter.
Still inconsistent – why were all the drivers in Canada not penalised for impeding Vettel at the end of Q2? […]
With apologies for the off topic as I just watched the Canadian qualifying and race – why did the drivers that blocked Vettel at the end of his second Q2 lap not get a penalty? He was still on a hot lap then […]
Mike Dee commented on the post, Ricciardo grabs Shanghai win after strategic gamble 3 years, 5 months ago
Ferrari miscalculated the gap needed for the undercut, and thought 2.5 seconds were enough. I’m quite sure Vettel could have opened up the gap further but was just managing the gap.
You are right – I thought it was banned in 2009, but that was when they changed all the aero only, fuelling only banned from 2010. @davidnotcoulthard
The video is wrong – just watched Toro Rosso and Mercedes though – they also have a mechanic in front of the wheel while they take off the wheel. And that was exactly the phase Ferrari were in – they […]
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