Message from discussion So what the hell happened, exactly?
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From: Noj <m...@privacy.net>
Subject: Re: So what the hell happened, exactly?
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 23:01:49 +0100
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Mower Man wrote ...
> On 08/10/2012 8:10 PM, Noj wrote:
> > "Oliver Crawford" wrote ...
> >> Alessandro D. Petaccia wrote:
> >>> ...But first, let me quote Nico Rosberg: "Yeah, Grosjean hit Webber
> >>> and Mark was sideways on the track, so we all had to brake rather hard
> >>> and some of the guys behind me obviously didn't realize what was
> >>> happening and one of them hit me. So it was all Grosjean's fault.
> >>> Again."
> >>> Wow, the kid's building himself a reputation amongst his peers, isn't
> >>> he. But having said that, back to the original q: what happened to
> >>> McLaren being the best car? What happened to RBR being probably second
> >>> if not third best? I've concluded that when Lewis complains about the
> >>> tyres only to set a quick lap right afterwards it's because he simply
> >>> doesn't like the car, and Jenson's message about the gearbox sounded
> >>> similar, so both McLaren clearly had problems; meanwhile, Vettel made
> >>> it look like it was 2011 all over again. Was it the odd track? Have
> >>> the RBR evil geniuses come up with yet another trick? Is the
> >>> championship over?
> >>> ...Blimey. Vettel again? I doubt if I could stand it - the man has too
> >>> many teeth!
> >> I haven't been a big fan of Vettel's personality but I enjoyed his post race
> >> interview on BBC, he was far more relaxed than usual yet really thrilled
> >> about the performance of the car - he said "David will know what I mean ...
> >> when a car just hits a sweet spot - I wasn't trying to do anything silly,
> >> the car just kept going faster and faster ..." (not his exact words but near
> >> enough) - it seemed that he enjoyed the drive even more than the victory - a
> >> sign of a true driver IMO!
> > Drive is right - he certainly wasn't racing. And he seldom does race.
> > There are times when F1 is more like a time trial and Sunday was one of
> > those times.
> ...an obvious difference being that a time trial has the fastest staring
I was thinking of bike racing on the Isle of Man.
> Any time trial where the fastest finish first is just - boring. :-(
Dunno. Did you watch the last BTTC race at Silverstone yesterday?