F1 2018

Discussion in 'Motor Sports' started by Life's Good, Feb 17, 2018.

  1. madunit

    madunit Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Fair point mate. I'd argue though that Ricciardo and Verstappen are better drivers and have a car with a vastly better chassis than Renault.

    Renault will be better next year due to the improvement that Ricciardo brings, while Red Bull could well become a team like Merc and Ferrari, where they genuinely have a 1 and 2 driver (despite stating otherwise).

    With their reliability issues, if Verstappen misses 5-6 races next year, they could very well struggle.
     
  2. Parra

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    Yep. Bring it on.

    Alonso to Indy will get everyone watching as well. It's like 1993 all over again.
     
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  3. franklin2323

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    Look at the budgets and staff numbers. They are certainly on the way up. Red Bull just use them as an excuse
     
  4. Storm13

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    Ricciardo with pole, but can't get excited as Verstappen will overtake him within the first few corners.
     
  5. Parra

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    Glad for him that he is leaving that team. For a team with their winning potential and recent history they have a shit culture. Best Horner could come up with was that Dan's pole came out of nowhere.
     
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  6. franklin2323

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    I think it will turn out to be a masterstroke leaving. Everytime he goes well you can sense the disappointment that it wasn't Max
     
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    Vettel being behind Max means those 2 will be fighting it out. Hamilton behind Ricciardo won't be as agressive
     
  8. Storm13

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    Didn't see the start but apparently it took just one corner.
     
  9. Jimbo

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    Another race, another car failure...
     
  10. Parra

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    Yep. f**king Red Bull. Dan didn't even sound angry after this one.
     
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  11. Jimbo

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    He's already looking forward to next year. He's just looking to beat Max a couple more times in the meantime
     
  12. Life's Good

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    What do you all make of Hamilton winning his 5th title?

    For mine he is now in the in the very top echelon of drivers - Fangio, Clark, Stewart, Prost, Senna, Schumacher(probably others as well - Ascari, Brabham, Lauda spring to mind)
    Greatest ever? I think it’s like a lot of sports where it’s hard to compare across era’s (equipment, competitors, rules etc)but one thing about Hamilton this year is he has entered the realm of drivers winning a title without the very best car across a whole season - Prost in 86, Senna in 91, Shumacher in 95 spring to mind.
     
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