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CallMeMrCynical

August 29, 2014 12:48 PM

F1 » Kate Walker: The rock and the hard place


Unfortunately Kate has hit the nail on the head. Greed is starting to take over from common sense, Greed on behalf of the big teams who squirt an obscene amount of money at what was a sport and refuse to take on simple fixes to reduce costs (like banning telemetry and reducing all the PC monkeys that are lined up at the back of the pits). Greed on behalf of the commercial rights holder who manipulates the prize monies and takes a far too large chunk of the money for himself. One thing that you may all not be aware of is that using Trust to avoid tax actually becomes a monster (I can vouch for that from experience). Sure you can dump £m's into it tax free but the costs of managing it along with the fact that when you borrow from it you have to declare this to the tax authorities and pay tax on what you borrow, very quickly it becomes a monster that you have to feed (that's ignoring any ex wives and daughters spending from it). It could be that this monster is now driving the costs

CallMeMrCynical

August 20, 2014 12:30 PM

F1 » Lotterer confirmed at Caterham


I find it difficult to understand how Lotterer can be faster than Kobayashi. So far as F1 goes surely he is inexperienced? Also it's interesting to see that he has been super licenced fast tracked? Logic would surely suggest that you replace your slower driver which isn't Kobayashi? Very strange, that is unless Bernie is involved which then makes sense!

CallMeMrCynical

July 14, 2014 12:17 PM

MotoGP » Crutchlow: Big scare... but good fun!


It seems to me that the best strategy would have been to do one lap on the wets then pit, hindsight is a great thing:- 1) Petruci proved that you could do a good laptime early on on wets. 2) He (they) would have avoided the queue coming in and out of the pits 3) It would have been a faster pitstop as they could have swapped bikes and exited the pits without being stopped.

CallMeMrCynical

June 26, 2014 12:36 PM

F1 » Wolff expects consistent Williams challenge


here4thesun2:
CallMeMrCynical: Gentlemen, you will never know the version of the software that controls the engine/MGU-H/MGU-K that is issued to Mercedes/Williams/Force India/McLaren. Mr Wolff knows but we the public will never know, it is my belief that one of the main performance differentiators is this software. I could believe that everybody has the same hardware.
According to some peeks from the cameras, tv and stills, the software the pitwall is using is still compatible with windows 95.
Firestorm we are talking about the software on the car that controls the three power units.


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