Unpopular Motorsport Opinions

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Liquid, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. SVT Cobra GT

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    Those are the people that boil my blood when it comes to that. They shouldn't have the right to complain about it if they chose to move there.
     
  2. Liquid

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    Unpopular opinion: It's not always the resident's fault

    You can't discount the possibility that the track came after the houses and that some families have continuously inherited their house longer than the track has been there.
     
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  3. Lizard

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    I don't know. Maybe giving the drivers simple things like mirrors?
     
  4. Tornado

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    There's no reason for the cars to not have speedometers or weigh as much as they do either.
     
  5. Roger the Horse

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    In my view, if your family lived in the house before the circuit was in operation, you have the right to complain. Otherwise, you moved near a racing circuit. What did you expect? The house was probably cheaper for a reason. Same with any other loud place, like an airport, concert venue, or factory.

    That said, I do think circuits should try to minimise the disturbance they cause to those nearby by installing sound shielding etc.
     
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  6. SVT Cobra GT

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    This. ^
     
  7. RazorSharkz

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    I actually agree with both of you. I was simply curious.
     
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  8. Liquid

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    It's a matter of fact that whatever your subjective criteria are, there is a scale of more deserving F1 champions to less deserving F1 champions.

    James Hunt is one of the lesser deserving. That's not to say he was an untalented driver, mind.
     
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  9. Clark

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    The McLaren MP4/4 wasn't an innovative car.
     
  10. Jimlaad43

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    The F1 cars between 1988 and 1997 were some of the ugliest in the sport's history.
     
  11. Northstar

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    Ummm...

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  12. RazorSharkz

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    Watching Rush didn't make me a fan on him. The fact he never was in contention for a title outside of that year also doesn't look good for him.
     
  13. DcrRaikkonen

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    Eddie Irvine should be the 1999 F1 Champion.
     
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  14. Dotini

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    Doug Nye's History of then Grand Prix Car 1966-1991 accords the MP4/4 no mention of innovation. But it does say it was "the most successful Formula 1 car design in decades".
     
  15. Chris123

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    I think he certainly preferred having it the easy way, however his talent is undeniable. Just take a look at his performances such as Spain 1996, Monaco 1996 qualifying, Hungary 1998 etc. I think what really tarnishes his credibility is his win at all costs attitude, a few bad moments really take away from some really good ones.
     
  16. CLowndes888

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    Verstappen shouldn't have been placed in a Red Bull.
     
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  17. Liquid

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    Why? The ends justify the means and he's had a brilliant start to his RB career and even has a win already.
     
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  18. TenEightyOne

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    He was already in one... :)
     
  19. RESHIRAM5

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    Opening up to more manufacturers has done nothing to improve the VA Supercars issue with manufacturers.

    Nissan and Volvo joined but Nissan are horrible and Volvo is on its way out. Erebus ran Mercedes for awhile but switched to Holden.

    We would likely be in the same situation even if it was just Holden and Ford.
     
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  20. Akmuq

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    The inferiority complex some people have about WEC compared to F1 makes me not want to watch it.
     
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  21. Telstar

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    I don't find chicanes awful.
     
  22. RESHIRAM5

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    I agree.

    Another unpopular opinion of mine but WEC is just as bad as F1 in terms of race quality.
     
  23. mustafur

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    Look at the thread title.
     
  24. R5

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    Defending your opinion by making reference to it being an opinion isn't answering his question.
     
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  25. mustafur

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    it's unpopular thus why not?
     
  26. R5

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    Because it's an opinion and someone wants to discuss it with you.
     
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  27. mustafur

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    Talking for the sake of talking when nothing is getting answered can go the same.

    He said Why, then justified why it was a good decision, I pointed to the thread title as to why because it's unpopular and doesn't go by that.
     
  28. Samus

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    I think the idea was to post an unpopular opinion that you yourself actually believe and then want to back up, not just making them up.

    "Senna was worse than Yuji Ide".
     
  29. TenEightyOne

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    An opinion is something you believe, it seems that you confused "opinion" with "random sentence" ;)
     
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  30. RESHIRAM5

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    If we can make up ones that we don't believe in then:

    All drivers should be replaced with machines in 10 years time.