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Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Kimi status: getting paid.

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Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


The 2014 Ferrari's main problem is not even close to being the aero. It's the ridiculously weak and small power unit.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


dreesemonkey posted:


[*]No Evil Bernie as far as I can tell

Implying there is a good Bernie.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


That sounds like a terrible very bad idea resulting in a trainwreck. I am in.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Confirmed drivers so far for next year:

Ferrari
Vettel
Raikonnen

Force India
Perez
Hulkenberg

Lotus
Grosjean
Maldonado

Mercedes
Rosberg
Hamilton

Red Bull
Ricciardo
Kvyat

Toro Rosso
Verstappen
?

Williams
Massa
Bottas

Sauber
????? (5) drivers under contract, legal shenanigans to follow.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Falken posted:

Riso, as far as I'm aware, I've got a 3 year contract with Sauber. Update your records?

Please submit proof of your superlicense and Sauber contract first.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Most importantly, are Claire Williams jokes in or out?

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


McLaren is actually trying to test two different cars.

MP4-29H/1x1 has a Merc style PU with compressor in front, while the 2x1 has the compressor in the back.
The 2x1 was apparently Hondas original design.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


You know what, gently caress the random draw for teams.

I call dibs on McLaren.

Riso fucked around with this message at Nov 28, 2014 around 10:25

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


lol Horner: we don't care if Mercedes leaves, changing the engine formula in 2016 is for the good of the sport

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Red Bull, Marko: Our front wing was not flexing as much as others, we were just trying to catch up, they should have been punished too.
Williams, Smedley: Our front wing was 100% legal as determined by FIA tests.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


A special announcement!

racecraft has been awarded the Max Chilton Trophy of Excellence in iRacing for outstanding finishes with a broken front wing by #f1.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


dirtyfrog posted:

Senna had a killer.

And his name is Adrian Newey.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


1500quidporsche posted:

We all know it wasn't the steering column that broke and the worlds best driver decided to drive headfirst into a wall instead of losing a WDC to that fraud Schumacher.

Yes, but we prefer hating Newey instead having to admit Senna's a god drat overrated fraud.

Prost 4 ever!

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Schumi is not in a coma and hasn't been for months.

Also Senna totally stole one of Prosts WDCs.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


El Hefe posted:

Kimi was great for Lotus too, he just stops caring when he's driving a Ferrari for some reason.

Kimi status

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Isn't it obvious?
Senna is like a Samurai living to a code. Ferocious on the track, gracious outside!

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


El Hefe posted:

Alonso should just retire, he's not winning another title, not with McLaren anyway.

Still better chances than with Ferrari.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


1500quidporsche posted:

Wasn't the flat 12 a Subaru?

Also wasn't Toyota's base of operations in Germany? That worked out pretty good.

The problem was lovely Japanese management.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


djssniper posted:

or Ferdinand Piech in charge of VAG, never seen Bernie lose tbh

CVC is about to ditch Bernie, so he will for a change.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


be nice wicka posted:

ron dennis is a man who specifically requested a size of tile for the MTC floors so they wouldn't have to cut any to fit and would have full-size tiles everywhere. imagine how he'd feel with the wal-mart logo on the front of that building.

That is fantastic. Is there a place that gathers similar Ron anecdotes?

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Cojawfee posted:

It's south of America.

Your attempt to justify the racism compounds it!

Mods?

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Lewis is half-white.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Do we have the second part of the Alonso documentary yet?

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


McLaren is the best team.
-Honda.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Delays reported at the McLaren conference because.. McLaren couldn't decide whether to let the press in by the front or back door.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Brainwrong posted:

He's loving awful. He's a filthy chav. He makes me sick through my eyes.

Excuse me, but you will find in Australia they are called bogans.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Myrddin_Emrys posted:

Dad jokes gets your probated.. I know...

I bet you wouldn't mind playing Claire William's daddy, if you know what I mean, fella.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


No they won't, Podromou brings with him all of Newey's RBR aero secrets he could pilfer.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Montezemolo is already part of the CVC board of directors.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Alain Post posted:

It's happening.

(He has been for years.)

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


That would have required Germans to have emotions.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


To be fair, he only wants to win in the next five years.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Franz Tost also stated that the reason Max Verstappen can drive for TR next year is because the cars are so easy to drive.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Who cares about the other teams, F1 lives from politics and rule bending in your favour.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


serious gaylord posted:

did they honestly not have a specification in the engine rules that say they must be finalised before the first race of the year?

Thats brilliant.

They only put that in for 2014.

The question now becomes: After homologisation, will Honda be allowed to use the 2015 tokens to improve their engine?

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Everyone who posts within the first week after registering receives it.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


aequalis posted:

Why are they both wearing their watches on the wrong wrist?

Because, and that might sound crazy, they are left-handed.

Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


SAP is orange..

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Riso
Oct 11, 2008

by merry exmarx


Barely back, they already know how to play the rules game. Perfect.

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