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November 04, 2014 7:05 PM

MotoGP » POLL: Marquez or Miller to win Moto3 title?

UserM4: Alex is blazingly fast. And he'll only get faster. Miller's is a prick. To me, he's exciting to watch. Reminds me so much of Marco Simoncelli. And he's done well for himself on a KTM against those Hondas. Can't wait to see him get up to speed next to Cal Crutchlow. For me, it's Miller. Yes, I expect a lot of disagrees. I still love you guys because we're all MotoGP fans and around here, in SoCal, I don't know a single GP fan. :( But MotoGP fans are like sex. Even when it's bad, it's still pretty good.
Sex with a motoGP fan must be off the scale :)


November 04, 2014 2:34 PM

F1 » Mercedes set to make F1 engine freeze compromise

Normally they would have to produce 32 units at the beginning of the season (4 per car x 4 teams x 2 cars) and what is being proposed is to build 16 at the start and 16 halfway through 2015. Each engine still has to be built and dyno tested so where does the increased cost come from? Development that they are doing anyway? If Merc only intend to produce 8 engines, it shows Toto's sincerity is about as good as his arithmetic.


November 05, 2014 11:16 AM

F1 » Horner: F1 teams not here to sponsor each other

OLDRACER23: I agree with Horner -- Eccelstone has made billions off of race teams and t.v. for decades -- he needs to put a bit back in.
I don't agree with the last parts of both of your sentences. BE needs put nothing back in, if that happens it will only be a stop gap, (which is already being activated) what is needed to save F1 racing is for both him and CVC to go and the commercial rights be returned to their rightful owners.
CVC want out although they have missed the boat. The share issue plan has been scuppered. And even if they do sell, it will only get picked up by another parasitic crowd who will want to replicate CVC's dracula job. I'm not sure who you mean as 'rightful owners' of the commercial rights. Not the teams please, especially with this years champ being their for 'brand recognition' purposes only. Its one fine mess...


November 04, 2014 10:41 PM

F1 » Horner: F1 teams not here to sponsor each other

richard: tommy. why can you not differentiate between red bull, the title sponsor, and red bull racing, a team that has three owners and was based on an independent team , arden motorsport. rbr is owned by three specified owners...marko, horner and mateschitz (through his holding company). ther team is an independent company and is not included in the assets of the sponsor company, red bull. its a bit like claiming that vodafone owned vodafone mclaren... .
Only if Ron Dennis owned 50% of vodafone, which I don't believe he ever did.... If the main sponsor is owned by one of the main team owners (even through a holding company), it is not very independent. I mean, if DM decided to withdraw RB sponsorship from RBR, would he disagree with himself?


November 05, 2014 12:23 PM

F1 » F1: ‘I’m just going to work my arse off’ – Hamilton

Ponty: Talking about best cars. My 2 cents:
Quite invalid unless you assume the driver makes no difference, in which case all drivers are about average. This year the Mercs have clearly been vastly superior to the rest of the field and any 2 of the top 10 drivers could have achieved a 1-2 in the WDC Last time it happened was 1996 when Hill and Villenueve romped away in a near unbeatable car.


November 04, 2014 7:31 PM

F1 » F1: McLaren ‘learned a lot’ from Austin

@oldgit I don't think they've 'sacked' Button yet but Sam Michael certainly is out and, as sporting director, would be heavily involved in the design. He joined from Williams, after their worst season ever. This season and last + 2004 are the worst McLaren seasons in 30 years. Pure coincidence. Red Bull's design handle (Adrian Newey) has departed off to Special Projects (oooh!) so they are nowhere near as powerful now. IF Alonso does join and IF the Honda unit is really good and IF Newey's departure affects RBR, they should be a lot more competitive. A bit iffy though.

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