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December 04, 2014 11:12 AM

F1 » F1 Accident Panel: ‘Bianchi did not slow sufficiently’


Jayne: OMG this is disgraceful and pathetic. To blame a man who cannot defend himself is the lowest of the low in an organisation that has lost the plot too many times now....
jayne. i agree, and that was the point of my earlier comment. why on earth say that jules didnt slow down sufficiently? no mention that nobody else slowed down sufficiently! jules slowed down in accordance with the rules, and so deserves no criticism for that. from my years of investigative of work in relation to elf and safety, and reading the report, the blame lies on three aspects inadequate drainage of track ineffective bbw no gravel trap so the circuit owners were responsible on two points, and marussia on one.

richard

December 04, 2014 6:44 PM

F1 » F1 Accident Panel: ‘Bianchi did not slow sufficiently’


hunterman , you often talk a lot of bs, but unfortunately nutty speaks much more. surprised he hasnt come up with some way to add ballast when they are racing, so as to slow down the cars! but in a way, you have a good point. to have the race control to suddenly shut down power would lead to many an accident as cars went out of control. but there is a way in which it could be done slowly. and that is by an electronically controlled restrictor valve on the fuel supply line, that would linerally reduce the flow to the engine, this would cause the pu to lose power and reduce speed. it could also disable the ers system so that electrical power could not be used

richard

December 05, 2014 7:50 AM

F1 » F1 Accident Panel: ‘Bianchi did not slow sufficiently’


ProfessorX: @richard, i don't know if you have ever driven a vehicle that can be sufficiently engine braked, but if you have you would know the problem with cutting power suddenly and with almost no warning, especially in mixed conditions.
nutty. as usual you didnt read my comment! i never advocated shutting off the engine power suddenly, in fact when that was suggested months ago, i pointed out the dangers of that. what i am saying is that a restrictor , closing gradually (linear) could be used, so the engine would gradually reduce power. you havent been listening in class yet again!

richard

December 04, 2014 7:22 PM

F1 » McLaren fails to reach driver decision


ilovesushi: Bruce McLaren will be spinning like a top in his grave. Majority shareholders put your foot/feet down now, get rid of Dennis and bring in Ross Brawn with full control. I have never seen anything like this in all my days.
dennis does not control the shares, so it is not his decision or his fault! not that i like the man, but it is unfair to blame him for something outside his control!

richard

December 04, 2014 2:27 PM

F1 » F1 Accident Panel: ‘Bianchi did not slow sufficiently’


DaveLush: OK Here is my 2 pence. It is possible that Jules was going to fast for the situation or he saw the green flag and put his foot down as expected. But to me the Race Direction and officials need to take some responsibilty for this accident. rather than play the blame game.
oh not all this AGAIN. the green flag was shown as it was PAST the workers on the side of the track! perfectly correct and in accord with rules. jules could not have seen the green flag anyway, as he went off well before the corner, and anyway, he could not increase speed until he was BEYOND the flag! flags were correct...end of story!

richard

December 05, 2014 10:35 AM

F1 » Renault F1 has ‘huge job list’ for 2015


go. yes, i have always pointed out (since the beginning of the year) that the split turbo was mercs trick. the fia had not anticipated that! but it is the difficulty of renault and ferrari to provide this that is their stumbling block. merc pass the drice shaft through the engine block, haveing designed it for that purpose. ferrar have developed a system but had to pass their drive shaft through and over the V. that raises the c of g and does create other problems. renault havent done it as yet but are trying a disc turbo which can be mounted lower and with a lower external drive shaft. the only other thing that they could do is to build a new engine block, but currently they cannot....too many tokens needed! ferrari and renault wanted a lift of numbers of tokens to allow them to build a new block, but as i said, merc said NEIN !!!


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