F1 2018 SEASON: NEWS - RUMOURS

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  1. allsaintchris.

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/42579911

    Sirotkin for Williams as good as done.

    That has to be the end of Kubica getting back into F1. Both Renault and Williams have tested him extensively and neither chose to race him, so it is clear there are question marks over either his speed or his ability to do a GP weekend.
     
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    I can only imagine it's his ability to endure an entire race ?
    Surely given the chances he had , speed itself was never an issue ?

    Would have been a great story , but there you go .


    Maybe it should be written into Drivers contracts that they are not allowed to engage in other dangerous sports whilst under contract ?

    But what is deemed dangerous ?
     
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    statistically you are most likely to hurt yourself in your own home, so the insurers should make them all become tramps.
     
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    New crash test dummy



     
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    So... tell us about your time at the Red Bull design factory. How about the williams engine.
     
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    To be fair, it’s logical.
     
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    The fact Ferrari have taken him on , he must have something about him ?

    For his sake , I hope he comes back .
     
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    They are stuck with him now, unless they want Verstappen to win
     
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    I'm happy for him in a way. He's been thrown around quite bad in the Redbull system.
     
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  10. Big Ern

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    not really, he was given a junior drive, made it to the senior team and was found wanting, he's not on the level of Danny or Max and should think himself fortunate to still be involved imo. sentiment has no place in the top echelons of sport, unless there's money in it.
     
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    Just read that as of 22nd Feb 2018 C4HD will no longer be on FreeSat!!!! So no F1 in HD via FreeSat for the last year of Free F1!!!!
     
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    Interesting article on motorsport.com today. Apparently Red Bull are the only team using different oil and fuel to the manufacturer. All Mercedes and Ferrari teams are on the same stuff.
     
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    Very interesting because Merc defended their equality of engines by saying that the difference (not that they admitted to there being a difference) could only be oil and fuel development through their partners.
     
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  17. allsaintchris.

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    Maybe the works Renault should use the same stuff as RBR.......? Seems to go a lot better.
     
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    Alonso saying he considered retiring from F1 last season.

    His cars kept beating him to it.
     
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    Does this mean Williams will use the same supplier as Merc ?

    Sorry if I appear thick , I am !
     
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