McLaren Race Distance

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Big Ern, Mar 20, 2017.

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So, How far will McHRT go.

Poll closed Mar 25, 2017.
  1. pff, the 107% rule means they won't even be on the grid

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  2. They'll break-down during the warm up lap.

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  3. 1-10 laps

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  4. 11-20

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  5. 21-30

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  6. 31-40

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  7. 41-50

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  8. 51-58

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  1. Big Ern

    Big Ern Well-Known Member

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    So, how well do you think Honda have fixed the problem?

    I've been very optimistic and think both will be out between 31-40
     
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  2. Smithers

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    Not alot
     
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  3. BrightLampShade

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    I think they may just get into the 40's. It'll take them a while mind
     
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    I'm being optimistic 21-30
     
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  5. allsaintchris.

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    One of the cars will not take the start
     
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  6. happyal

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    Are we taking an average or just 1 of their cars?

    I'm going to say 1 of the cars will finish and 1 car will suffer alot of problems.
     
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    They won't make the first stop, or will breakdown shortly afterwards. 11-20 laps.
     
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    40s? They'll only get to that number of laps if they lap in the 1m 40s.. by which time they'd have been lapped 3 times!!
     
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    I wonder what the odds are on one of them making a pitlane start, I cannot imagine both taking the grid in a normal fashion. 21-30 laps for me, although I've not decided if that's individually, as a pair, or over the whole weekend.
     
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  10. Big Ern

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    Apologies. It's whichever one gets the furthest of the 2.
    I could've sworn I'd written it in the question
     
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    I am almost certain that stopping the car in the box will trigger all the problems.
     
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  12. moreinjuredthanowen

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    I dunno. I thought the issue was vibrations?

    Stopping in pits would overheat engine etc but i just think they will loose hydrualics through vibrations.

    I agree with start from pit lane idea for one car.

    Most importantly both cars to be dead last on grid at best and 10 laps max.
     
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  13. Big Ern

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    Honda say they fixed the vibrations, it was engine mapping allegedly.
    Then again Honda say a lot of things.
     
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    <laugh>

    engine mapping produces vibrations.... yeah......
     
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    They managed to limp Buttons car across the line in 2015. If it's worse Honda should just withdraw now.
     
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    Both into double digits!
     
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  17. El_Bando

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    So who won?
     
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  18. moreinjuredthanowen

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    Whoever voted 51 to 54 laps.
     
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  19. Smithers

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    <party><party><party><party><party><party>

     
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  20. EternalMSC

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    How the hell did they translate their crap reliability in testing to 54 laps here.
     
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