The Belgian GP chat & Predictions thread

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Big Ern, Aug 20, 2018.

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Who will have a chequered flag waved in their honour

Poll closed Aug 25, 2018.
  1. Lewis Hamilton

    44.4%
  2. Seb Vettel

    38.9%
  3. Max Verstappen

    5.6%
  4. Danny Ricciardo

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  5. Valtieri Bottas

    5.6%
  6. Kimi Rakikonen

    5.6%
  7. If you like Sci Fi

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  8. Watch The Expanse

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  9. It's really good

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  10. A N Other

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  1. ched999uk

    ched999uk Well-Known Member

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    So many cars damaged!!!!
     
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  2. Suckys Stale Bum Grape

    Suckys Stale Bum Grape Any holes a goal

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    A strange one....

    Why did it take so long for the SC?

    It seemed they waited until the end of that straight, then bring out the car.

    Also Vettel was all over the place after his overtake to stop anyone from attempting to go by him.
     
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    eddie_squidd Well-Known Member

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    A lot of straight line speed in those Force Indias. Could make things interesting.
     
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  4. Big Ern

    Big Ern Lord, Master, Guru & Emperor

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    They should've stopped the race imo.
     
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  5. ched999uk

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    Almost seemed like Hulks brakes failed to slow him down. Not sure it was just him locking up. Bad luck for Riccy getting his rear wing taken off by Alonso.
     
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  6. Le Tissier's Laces

    Le Tissier's Laces Well-Known Member

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    I have a Mr A. Senna on line 3 for you.
     
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  7. ched999uk

    ched999uk Well-Known Member

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    Here we go again.
     
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    There’s something up with kimi’s car. Vandoorne up his arse.
     
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  9. ched999uk

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    Max can't have much of an advantage with DRS as it's such a small rear wing. He still managed it though, looks like he has so much more confidence in his brakes.
     
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  10. ched999uk

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    Yes he just pitted and they seemed to adjust front and rear wing!!!
     
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    Interest now will be how Valterri gets on, I fear.
     
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  12. Big Ern

    Big Ern Lord, Master, Guru & Emperor

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    Can Danny beat Vandoorne? That'll be a really bad day for McLaren if that happens.
     
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  13. ched999uk

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    It's funny that Alonso took out a Red Bull. Almost like revenge for Red Bull denying that they made Alonso an offer of a 2019 drive <laugh><laugh>
     
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    At this rate Racing Point Force India will overtake Williams in constructors points in their 'First' race!!! That is sad for Williams.
     
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  15. ched999uk

    ched999uk Well-Known Member

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    I am surprised Merc didn't put Bottas on Softs to see if he could make the finish line. What did they have to lose?
     
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    If Ham and Vet go to mediums I’d back Hamilton here.

    Soft I’m not so sure. Tyre deg to play the key role here
     
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  17. ched999uk

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    Lewis's tyres seem to be blistering but Vettel seems to be losing rear grip maybe more than Lewis!
     
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  18. ched999uk

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    I think you are right. Merc like cooler temps for their tyres and Ferrari aren't great on harder tyres I think.
     
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    Finally a race between Vettel and Hamilton on same tyres and same age of tyres (almost). Fingers crossed we have a race.
     
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  20. Big Ern

    Big Ern Lord, Master, Guru & Emperor

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    c'mon Ericsson, bin it and make the race interesting.
     
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