2014 Grand Prix de Monaco

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by SVT Cobra GT, May 20, 2014.

  1. Samus

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    Indeed. 20x Ericsson is basically what you get in GP2 these days and that is a terrible idea around Monaco, as evidenced yesterday.
     
  2. m8h3r

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    I've never liked the penalty idea for blocking. Granted the blocker gets a 5 place drop but that doesn't fix the fact that the blocked person was impeded. I think if found guilty they should swap their places. Shake up the grid a bit and maybe you'll find someone up the grid and a big team near the back. They'll soon stop blocking.
     
  3. Ninners

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    Don't know why we have so many blocking incidents this year compared to previous years.
     
  4. Samus

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    Two minutes less in Q1 and this years tyres being the best on the second hot lap meant more cars on track.
     
  5. BHRxRacer

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    The tyres are harder. It takes them 2 or 3 laps to warm up for a hot lap.
     
  6. niky

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    Huge moment for Raikkonen there... that wall is scary!
     
  7. TenEightyOne

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    Did Rosberg just do a cleverer version of The Schumacher?
     
  8. GTPorsche

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    Rosberg just ruined everyone's lap.
     
  9. Samus

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    Conspiracy time....
     
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  10. niky

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    So... Rosberg does a Schumacher? :D Don't really think it was intentional... but still... sad for a quali battle to end on that!

    EDIT: Tree'd... but I call dibs!
     
  11. LMSCorvetteGT2

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    Yes he did!

    I don't know you could see him get out of shape halfway down the straight
     
  12. sems4arsenal

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    I would like to think that was done on purpose, I don't care that is true :lol:
     
  13. TenEightyOne

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    I dibsed too so, yeah :) I don't think it was intentional, but from Son of Keke anything's possible. The game is certainly on in the Merc garage.
     
  14. mattythedog

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    Slightly annoying we didn't get to see what Lewis could do, but they're so closely matched that the race tomorrow should be interesting.
     
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  15. Samus

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    Question is, why did the yellow need to stay out when he was in the run off?

    I don't know why but I just see neither of them yeilding into T1 and them colliding tomorrow....

    Lewis is certainly not happy.
     
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  16. BHRxRacer

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    Had to pick my heart up from my feet.

    I don't think that was intentional, he was pushing really hard in the first sector and it didn't look like an intentional lock up. He really did lose it.
     
  17. Wiegert

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    Hamilton looks properly miffed about it. Giving Rosberg the silent treatment and only shaking DR's hand during the shoot. :lol:
     
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    Rosberg jumping around like he has put in a wonder lap. :rolleyes:
     
  19. Ninners

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    Lewis is frustrated and understandably so, he had improved in the first sector too before he backed out of it.
     
  20. Samus

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    To be honest them falling out with each other is only a good thing for us, the viewers. But yeah, only as long as they keep it clean and I'm not sure they will, I think sooner rather than later they're going to collide on track.
     
  21. sems4arsenal

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    That was a lap and a half though.
     
  22. mattythedog

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    If someone comes steaming down into that corner and messes it up, there would be no run off for them to drive into. They can't have cars ploughing into each other.
     
  23. BHRxRacer

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    He did, and he was about to put a better one. It's just a shame we'll never know what Hamilton could've done.
     
  24. Samus

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    Doesn't that run off curve round to the left though, out of direct firing line? I'm not sure.
     
  25. Wiegert

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    Can't be sure he would have improved though. Rosberg was already over a tenth down on his previous fast lap by the time he pulled off the track.
     
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    That could be THE incident that Prost saw coming between Hamilton and Rosberg that would break the trust between them, as it did between him and Senna (a non-agression pact that Senna broke at Imola '89). Hamilton seems cold towards Rosberg after Q.
     
  27. MHPALA

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    I don't even..
     
  28. Tired Tyres

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    Maybe deliberate maybe incompetence. Either is possible for journeyman Rosberg.

    Either way there's no excuse for putting the yellow flag out.
     
  29. mattythedog

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    It does, but the point is, if someone does the same thing as Rosberg, there will be nowhere for them to go, they'll hit the Mercedes and any marshalls that are down there.
     
  30. Lizard

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    Gutted about missing the final fight but I don't think Nico did it on purpose.

    What is with the debate about the yellow? When a car goes off a yellow comes out. It comes out literally every time it happens.