Dec 302014
 

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2015 is almost here, so what would this year bring to us?

Would it be better? faster, more equal?

I m looking forward to see what Ferrari will do, is 2 options, make me laugh again or Vettel will be a hero!

Fernando Alonso, I think will do much better then at Ferrari!

The Engine freeze should be remove, all manufacturers should be free to develop their engines and cars.

Budget?  what budget, if you can afford F1 move on, that is my opinion, do not come to F1 trying to play big shot when you are aware

that you cannot afford this sport. Eclestone, stop your fantasies and let the sport grow, without your craziness.

Thatt is my opinion, and I leave you with this.

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Sep 092014
 

Gene

Well this guy does not get it!

The world of F1, is dining this red neck, because it will help grown F1 in America.

That is not the problem, the problem is the idiotic statement this person makes.

SO, he stated he was going to beat all European F1 teams, with a USA car! Ummm

Using a Ferrari Engine!  What a joke.

I have been following F1 for about 40 years now, and is many other American like Michal Andretti, that should get into owning an F1 Team.

BMW tried and failed,  is this guy for real!    does he really believe that he has more money and technology then BMW?

that I call crazy or a full time dreamer.

I guess time will tell if he is for real or simply nuts.

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Apr 302014
 

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Bernie Ecclestone launches defense

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone admits finding the opening day of his German trial stressful as he faced bribery charges which threaten to land the British billionaire in jail.

“It was an exhausting first day. The judge, the prosecutors and my lawyers all speak German, I don’t,” Ecclestone told German daily Bild from his London office after his first court date in Munich on Thursday.

“Although I had an interpreter translating every word simultaneously, it was still stressful to follow everything as it was being said.” Ecclestone flew back to Britain after hearing

five hours of opening arguments with the prosecution’s indictment covering 24 pages, while the defence’s statement was 91 pages long.

But despite the marathon hearing, the octogenarian still managed to banter with judge Peter Noll. “Why not?”, Ecclestone told Bild.

“The court and the prosecutors are all nice people just trying to do their jobs.” The Briton’s next court date is scheduled for May 2.

The 83-year-old is accused of paying German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky $44 million (32 million euros) to ensure his continued grip on the motor sports empire he had built up over four decades.

The cash changed hands eight years ago when a German corporate bankruptcy had left several banks in charge of major stakes of the Formula One enterprise.

Gribkowsky was then risk manager of one of the banks, Germany’s BayernLB. Prosecutors charge that the money was a bribe meant to ensure that BayernLB sold its shares to Ecclestone’s preferred bidder,

CVC Capital Partners of Britain, now the sport’s majority shareholder. Ecclestone faces a maximum jail term of 10 years if he is found guilty. The case centres on whether Ecclestone bribed Gribkowsky,

who has since been jailed, or — as the defence claims — hush money after a blackmail attempt. Ecclestone’s lawyer has dismissed the allegations as “inaccurate, misleading and unsubstantiated

” and said “the alleged bribery did not take place”.  The F1 boss does not intend to speak for now in the trial, which is set to run until September, but has said he will reply when Gribkowsky

gives evidence against him, which is scheduled for May 9.

Now you decide is he a thief?  I think he became one at one point, but regardless of what we think, is time for him to go.

To many politics, to much money, to many bad decision in F1. 

This is a great sport that is becoming a farce.

Drivers open their mouth to say Stupid things, like Hamilton, Rosberg, Button and a few others. My advise to them is: Take care of your self and stop talking about others that are way better then you.

And I leave you with this.

 

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Apr 092014
 

 

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Well yes, Mercedes Benz again, always a reason why they can’t win, if somebody comes with something better, they take the easy way out, judge by your self’s.  Below  are the comments from Mercedes Benz, are they for real?

Mercedes have revealed that they could have pulled out of F1, had it not been for the new engine regulations.

Professor Dr Thomas Weber told BBC sport “The key challenge for the future is fuel economy and efficiency and with the change in regulations F1 is the spearhead for development.”

“We had at different times the challenge to discuss F1 with the (Daimler) supervisory board. We had hard discussions. And it was always – and even more so when it came to the later years – harder to explain why we were using naturally aspirated engines.”

“Now with these new regulations I can clearly convince the supervisory board that the (F1 team) are doing exactly what we need – downsizing, direct injection, lightweight construction, fuel efficiency on the highest possible level, new technologies and combining a combustion engine with an e-motor hybrid.”

News by http://www.f1.co.uk/read-news/2014/10000/f1-2014-%e2%80%93-mercedes-could-of-left-f1

And what about BMW, they claim they are the driver’s car, but could never make anything work in an F1, so how can they claim they are the driver’s car, please do not make me laugh.  If you, yes you “BMW” make that statement, then show us in the top racing sport which is F1, but you failed and left with your tail between your legs. “Shame on you”

McLaren’s turn, need more excuses?  You lost for 4 years in a row, they have a chance to do something, but they worry about making statements, and yes trying to make things difficult for others, I taught this is the way out for the weak ones.

McLaren, Red Bull in legal dispute over aero expert

LONDON – McLaren consulted their lawyers on Wednesday after Formula One champions Red Bull announced the appointment of an aerodynamics expert their rivals said was contracted to them.

Red Bull said Dan Fallows has been appointed head of aerodynamics, replacing McLaren-bound Peter Prodromou who is now on ‘gardening leave’.

The statement drew a swift response from McLaren, who announced at their car launch in January that Fallows had joined along with Prodromou. “Dan Fallows has a legally binding contract with McLaren, and the matter is now in the hands of our lawyers,” said a spokesman for the Working team.

Red Bull said Fallows had left them last year after working as aerodynamics team leader but had returned and was starting his new job with immediate effect.

McLaren announced last October that Prodromou would be joining them but Red Bull, constructors’ champions for the past four years, were determined to hold the much sought-after Briton to his contract.

They did not say when his leave would formally end.

Prodromou was McLaren’s head of aerodynamics until 2006, having joined that team in 1991, when he followed Adrian Newey to Red Bull.

McLaren have changed their leadership since Fallows agreed to join, with Ron Dennis retaking overall control and Eric Boullier appointed racing director in place of departed Principal Martin Whitmarsh.

The team started the season with a second and third place in Australia for Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button, pending an appeal by Red Bull who had Australian Daniel Ricciardo disqualified.

Red Bull have won the last four constructors’ and drivers’ championships, with Sebastian Vettel triumphant in the last nine races of 2013, but have started the season chasing dominant Mercedes.

McLaren failed to finish on the podium last year.

News provided by http://news.asiaone.com/news/sports/f1-mclaren-red-bull-legal-dispute-over-aero-expert

I been following F1 for longer then the majority of the F1 paddock today, not only that I have been to many tracks worldwide since I was 8, I saw the great drivers drive all over the world.

Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Johnny servoz-Gavin,  Jack Brahbam, Pedro Rodriguez,  James Hunt, Jackie Ickx, Jochen Rindt, Francois Cevert, Henry Pescarolo, Chris Amon, Peter Revson, Piers courage,  and many others, does where F1 Drivers,  they knew the risk, they raced for the passion of it.  In my opinion, the greatest driver of this generation are Ayton Senna, Michael schumacher and Sebastian Vettel, all others come after.

This is my humble opinion.

Almost all Drivers today, if they do not win they always have a reason, but it’s never them.  Particularly,  Nico Rosberg, Luis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso. Why don’t you stop talking about Vettel, and worry about you and your machinery, would it be that you are not good enough?  Could it be that they cannot set up the car properly? It makes you look ignorant.

Right now Mercedes Benz has the most powerful engine on F1, take advantage and see if you can win the championship.  Renault is not born yesterday, they know how to build engines and they have a huge record doing so.

I love F1, Let the war begin.

I leave  you with this.  

Photos courtesy of Renault F1

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Mar 112014
 

FIRB  

What is happening with F1 in 2014?  The cars I cannot say they are Ugly, but they are definitively not elegant and attractive. I am somewhat disturbed by all the changes that Eclestone is forcing the teams to make,  I think is time he retires.  He wants the teams to save money, but what does he do? How can a F1 Team saves money when the changes for 2014 are the most expensive

  • in history of F1. redesign the full  car from scratch
  • New 6Cyl Turbo charge engine
  • New  system
  • New Radiators
  • New electrical
  • New aerodynamics
  • New tires

Would be easier to get rid of Eclestone all together, is time, I think. Lets enjoy the Australian GP if we can see a car finish it would be good, don’t you all think?

Take a look at what I believes as the nicest front End, the Lotus Renault.

 

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Do not forget:

  •  Thursday March 13th Practice1 and 2
  • Saturday March 15th, Practice 3 and qualifying
  • Sunday March 16th the rate.

Make your bets, Favorite as of right now, Mercedes F1, but I am and still a Vettel fan my self, regardless of  everything else. I believe is the best driver period,

Alonso and others many times have stated that he wins because he ahs the best cars, but that makes no sense as Webber should then have ben second in all races, and that was not the case.

Jealous some?? Alonso Nico and Hamilton??

 

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Lets enjoy the first GP of the year, good luck to all and good luck to Michael in is time of need.

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