The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Jam-Master Jay » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:09 pm

McLaren doing what they should have done a year ago by partnering up with an established team to enter a full season of Indycar.

https://www.mclaren.com/racing/team/mcl ... olet-2020/

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Vermilion » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:05 pm

If Alonso is to stand any chance of winning, he should sign with Andretti Autosport/Penske/Ganassi instead.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Mini E » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:19 am

https://redbullracing.redbull.com/artic ... joins-team

Albon has been promoted to Red Bull. Gasly demoted to Toro Rosso alongside Kvyat...

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Lotus » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:28 am

I haven't been following F1 this season but I like Kvyat and was hoping he'd have been given another chance at Red Bull. Has he not been doing well this season, or is Albon particularly impressive?

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by Jam-Master Jay » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:07 pm

Kvyat and Gasly were both rushed in due to an unexpected vacancy and whilst Kvyat was rough he did have decent pace... Gasly on the other hand has had no pace and struggled with being able to overtake midfield cars.

Hopefully Albon is better prepared to face the pressure of driving for Red Bull alongside Verstappen.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Robbo-92 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:08 pm

Presumed that would have been for next season, not at Spa! Hope he performs or he’ll just get tossed to one side like Kvyat and now Gasly.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Vermilion » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:53 pm

I would have put Kvyat in the car, Albon has been promoted too quickly and i fear he could end up like Gasly if he's not careful.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by SugarCubes » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:56 pm

Kvyat could have something lined up for next season away from Red Bull , there were rumours of talks with Haas, or Red Bull have enough data on him, so putting Albon in to test the waters for 2020 is the correct choice. If he doesn't perform he'll be placed back at TR. Red Bull should have done this last season with Gasly and Ricciardo when his Renault move was announced.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Snowcannon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:23 pm

Albon is definitely a risk but tbh at this stage anything is better than Gasly. Hope Albon performs and helps RB to 2nd in Constructors

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Robbo-92 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:56 pm

If it were my decision I’d have probably put Kyvat back into the Red Bull and then you could have a benchmark of how Albon performs against Gasly, if he’s vastly better then chances are he’ll be closer to Max for 2020, if not then you might have to think about looking elsewhere for your second driver. Still think Gasly was promoted far too early but they were kind of stuck in either taking Gasly or taking a gamble on another driver. I still would have loved to see JEV get another chance over the likes of Gasly or Kyvat, or as Sainz Jr was still on the Red Bull books in 2018 they could have tried to get him but I can’t remember when he announced he was McLaren bound.

A change certainly had to be made though, Red Bull will probably have the second best car at a good portion of the remaining Grand Prix (I’m expecting quite a strong showing from Ferrari at Spa and Monza) so they have a real shot at getting second in the WCC.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Ad7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:39 pm

VR :wub:

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Mini E » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:06 am

Ad7 wrote:VR :wub:


Do you do any of the 360 car racing VR stuff? If so, any apps you'd recommend?

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by floydfreak » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:49 pm





shocking way to repair catch fencing at that track considering last year Robert Wickens broke his back in a scary crash at the same track.



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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Jam-Master Jay » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:34 pm

That onboard from Rossi... looked like he narrowly missed getting his head smashed by part of the other car.

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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Vermilion » Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:19 pm

This was definitely one of the harder signatures to obtain, though not as difficult as Kimi or Jacques Villeneuve (where i've had zero success).


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PostRe: The official Formula 1 and general motorsport thread for 2019
by Robbo-92 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:20 pm

That was a great video, always admired that car, purely because it was different from the rest of the field, also thought it looked really nice which always helps.

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