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Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by horgantrevor, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. E320mark

    E320mark Senior Member

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    YEs, Rosberg, Hamilton 1-2, hopefully they have the race pace of the cars sorted out, if not they will prob go backwards quite quickly!
    A lot will also depend on tyre management. Surely there should be points awarded for pole now! Seeing some teams sit out final quali to have the choice of tyres for the race!
     
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    OK who watched the whole Spanish race and managed to stay awake.? Apart from the drivers that is.

    Although I suspect one or two like Hamilton had a doze. They might well have done.
    Sorry but I just cant see this lasting much longer.

    Lengthy debates and strategy about types of tyre used is not F1, to me anyway.
    This was the most hum drum boring race of a long time.

    Give them all two sets of the same tyres, pirellis for slicks (they might as well be) and a set for when wet. And let the drivers decide who wins.
     
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    Yes the tyres seem to be rubbish these days. They must be able to make them to last a whole race.
     
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    Mike, you obviously don't follow it too closely!
     
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    I admit I was reading the paper whilst the race was on.
     
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    F1 has it good days and boring days and today it was so boring I fell sleep I suppose it cheaper then sleeping tablets.
     
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    Haha! I religiously watch F1 but even I fell asleep today! :shock:
     
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    Both Mercs quickest in FP2 for Monaco. Looking promising but I think a certain Fernando Alsono is a good eachway bet for the race
     
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    With you on that one.

    Thought FA drove admirably last year - now he's got a working car underneath him...

    NR looking solid this year though, just hope they can sort their tyre usage out!
     
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    Alonso is currently 10/3 for the win on Bet365, e/w is one fifth so not great. Others:

    HAM 3/1
    ROS 7/2
    VET 4/1
    RAI 8/1
    WEB 12/1

    For pole position:

    ROS 11/10
    HAM 6/4
    VET 8/1
    ALO 9/1
    WEB 20/1
     
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    Rosberg for pole, Alonso for the win.;)
     
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    He'll have to wear NR's tyres down, then hang it out around the outside as they go through the tunnel.

    Something I'm fairly certain FA is happy (and able) to do given a couple of his recent overtakes!
     
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    Yep, have to agree. FA is top of the tree at the moment. Reminds me of Senna in how he can drag speed out of a car.
     
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    Just saw a replay of the 1992 Monaco GP

    What a race!
     
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    Mercedes 1 - 2 in qualifying, Rosberg pole. :) Lets hope they can covert it into a 1 - 2 in the race too.
     
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    If it stays cold then mercedes have a chance as they can switch their tyres on quite quickly! Over one lap they are really good, it's just in race conditions they are hard on their tyres!
     
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    Who watched it today ?
    I watched the bbc highlights after managing to avoid any mention all day (some feat)
    But just watched the news and saw several 'incidents' Im sure were not shown.
    Did anyone watch the full live version AND the bbc highlights?

    I think its ****** disgusting. Absolutely sick that money grabbing bastards sky replaced the bbc to screen this pathetic farce.
     
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    I listened to it on bbc five live then watched the highlights. They covered all of the incidents but some very quickly and superficially.
     
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    The Monaco GP is a pathetic farce ?
    If thats the case what does it matter who broadcast it ? Just dont watch !
     
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    NO of course not :rolleyes: :confused:

    I meant showing only the highlights because sky has bought up everything.
    And then not showing all of them. I cannot be certain that when i watched (the highlights) there were as many incidents that actually took place considering I saw were mentioned on the news.

    Is that clear enough?
     

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