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35edme

November 30, 2014 5:09 PM

F1 » Wolff promoted to Williams F1 test driver


Richard. the impression given that Ms Wolff's qualifications were solely due to her husband must be looked at honestly, her results from that other series should not be held against her. True it was testing but my point was that she was able to negotiate the track in a time competitive with the reigning champion. Her time even would have been competitive against drivers in the optimized cars, eg Massa and Bottas at the same track. Note she did not have the benefit of putting a time in in the better car. The fact that drivers might not have been going for times applies to all including Ms Wollf. Point being she can pilot a car as well as many of the current F1 drivers, numbers suggest it.

35edme

November 29, 2014 5:31 PM

F1 » Wolff promoted to Williams F1 test driver


While surfing I noticed that experts were once again questioning Ms Wolff's qualities relating to her position. I did a quick research and came up with some interesting numbers. At the Barcelona tests , Wolff 1.27.280 Vettel 1.27.973. Qualifying would be Bottas 1.26.632, Raikkonen 1.27.104, Alonso 1.27.140, Button 1.27.335, Massa 1.27.402, Hulkenberg 1.27.605, Kvyat 1.28.039, Perez 1.28.102, Guiterrez 1.28.280, Sutil 1.1.28.563, Vettel 1.28.9, Chilton 1.29.586, Bianchi 1.30.177, Ericsson 1.30.312, Kobayashi 1.30.375. How should these figures be interpreted .Had to put in a word for the lady.

35edme

November 14, 2014 2:07 AM

F1 » McLaren-Honda F1 car to run on Friday


Red Bull tinkered with the fuel flow, do you remember the performance of the car ? Imagine if Mercedes didn't have to de-tune for long term reliability and increased fuel flow a little, what do you think the performance would be like . These cars are performing at levels comparable to the V8, V10, V12 models whilst being throttled.

35edme

November 13, 2014 10:46 PM

F1 » McLaren-Honda F1 car to run on Friday


While some will rubbish the modern F1 car as compared to the older models , nostalgia aside, the older cars would not be as competitive against the current breed. With a full race load of fuel the performance would suffer massively, the braking would not be on par. Taking into account the restrictions on engine revs and fuel consumption, adding the requirement to baby the modern engine for multiple race distances, it is strange to see these aficionados claiming that F1 is regressing.

35edme

November 13, 2014 3:44 PM

F1 » McLaren-Honda F1 car to run on Friday


If it were possible to run both cars in a race today which would you pick as the winner and by how much.

Taipan:
Taz: Seriously? That's progress for you :rolleyes: Considering how flimsy the cars were back then, even more kudos to the drivers doing it back then.
Yup, and too make things even worse 89 was the year after the turbos were banned in an attempt to slow things down, but it was still faster than the current crap. I've just thought of something else, in 89 the Rettifilo was a double chicane and now it's a single chicane so the track should be faster now!

35edme

October 08, 2014 1:01 AM

F1 » Raikkonen: ‘Is it safe ever?’


Ignoring waved double yellows shows that the driver was playing the odds that it wasn't that serious. The gamble didn't pay off. An alert advising of a possible STOP situation should have been accepted as IN MY BEST INTEREST and Jules should have been alert and cautious . Don't blame the game blame the player this time . I am still praying for his return to good health and F1 but facts are facts.

35edme

October 08, 2014 1:16 AM

F1 » Dennis’ dig at Mercedes F1 engines


benignlyindifferent: Also, Christian Horner's comments that factory teams have an additional advantage by having access to the software coding to help tune the power unit's characteristics is an advantage RB will enjoy next year with Renault. Mercedes no doubt denies all its customer teams access to this coding, Mclaren in particular, considering their switch to Honda next year.
Doesn't Ron and company supply all of the software.


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