Renault stopped being a régie in 1996, when it was privatised.
Would Vettel at RP stop making the repeated rookie errors that have plagued him since 2017? Or should RP get the best two drivers, Hulk and Perez, which would also be the most cost efficient pairing?
nickfrog commented on the post, Black Mercedes lead 'pink Mercedes' in first practice 2 years ago
Any evidence to back that up ? They seem to cheat far less than Ferrari of late.
nickfrog commented on the post, Getting the best out of Red Bull "proving to be a challenge" for Gasly 3 years, 4 months ago
Different drivers adapt at different paces so it’s too early to write him off – he will be within 2 tenths of Max by June I think.
nickfrog commented on the post, Stroll visits Force India but Ocon to drive at Monza 3 years, 11 months ago
I was thinking the same. Father and son are other both deluded or totally lack self awareness. I suspect both actually. It’s an embarrassment not just for them but for the wider “sport”.
Less front mechanical grip means longer braking distance and slower turn in, promoting overtaking. The aero will be addressed separately, and hopefully successfully!
(@geemac) I have a feeling Ross Brawn knows […]
nickfrog commented on the post, Leclerc makes Sauber the most-improved team at the Red Bull Ring 4 years, 1 month ago
I feel that the improvement is essentially due to Leclerc as the delta vs last year would have been significantly lower if they merely relied on Ericsson’s contribution, and I mean sporting not financial contribution.
nickfrog commented on the post, Raikkonen heads day one of test as Kubica makes Williams debut 4 years, 8 months ago
Cheers for that insight. That would make a lot of sense – they’re testing his resilience first and then his pace, it all sounds rational.
nickfrog commented on the post, Stroll intends to focus on qualifying in off-season 4 years, 8 months ago
Stop moaning, he won’t be in F1 next year as Williams are keeping the clearly better of their two current drivers.
nickfrog commented on the post, Hamilton breaks his track record in second practice 4 years, 8 months ago
Loving the Perez-Ocon delta, basically nothing between them.
It’s not a mentality, it’s a view point that there are many shades of grey between “life isn’t fair” and bank rolling experience.
Yes talented but who can forget the almost unlimited private track sessions over the past 3 seasons. Surely, it does help and probably shouldn’t be allowed. If it’s not allowed in F1, why would it be allowed somewhere else ?
nickfrog commented on the post, Massa says "perfect" final home race is one he won't forget 4 years, 9 months ago
What’s the background to Massa’s retirement ? Why would Williams prefer a lesser driver if Kubica is not retained ?
It wouldn’t make much sense nor seems very pragmatic.
nickfrog commented on the post, 2017 Mexican Grand Prix interactive lap times and fastest laps 4 years, 9 months ago
Indeed – 2018 could be a special year if Renault can find a few more reliable ponnies !
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