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Re: F1

Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:30 pm

I was nearly 2 at the time of that GP, i have it on VHS.

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Post by mrblackbat » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:16 pm

nathanolder wrote:Id also say the 1991 season was the greatest in history, and the whole year was run without a single turbo in sight
Snooze worthy. Overtaking and actual battle on the track had dropped off immensely by then. And it certainly wouldn't match the excitement of grand prixs from the 50s and 60s.

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Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:20 pm

The Best Ever Overtaking move happened only 8 years ago, and as for the 50's and 60's, there was obviously more overtaking back then simply because the cars were not as closely matched

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Re: F1

Post by Willy » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:31 pm

nathanolder wrote:The Best Ever Overtaking
Is that out on DVD or is it a book?

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Re: F1

Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:35 pm

Overtaking move in F1 mate

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Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:45 pm

I think Hakkinen's pass on Schumacher at Spa was voted the best ever in F1 magazine. And i agree with that.

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Post by Dan » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:50 pm

nathanolder wrote:I think Hakkinen's pass on Schumacher at Spa was voted the best ever in F1 magazine. And i agree with that.
The one where they went either side of Ricardo Zonta?

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Re: F1

Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:51 pm

Yup, thats the One, but i suppose i could be biased as i was a Huge Mika fan

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Post by Dan » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:53 pm

nathanolder wrote:Yup, thats the One, but i suppose i could be biased as i was a Huge Mika fan
You're only as biased as me then, he's got to be my all time favourite driver.

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Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:58 pm

I put Ayrton ahead of him, but i wasnt old enough to truely apprechiate him.

But Mika was my favourite of recent years! He was so quick and consistant, and could overtake anyone!
Can you remember the 1998 Nurburgring GP when he caught and passed Irvine, and the Schumacher, to put his self 4 point clear in the title chase with 1 race remaining! what a race that was! Amazing

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Re: F1

Post by mrblackbat » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:09 pm

nathanolder wrote:The Best Ever Overtaking move happened only 8 years ago, and as for the 50's and 60's, there was obviously more overtaking back then simply because the cars were not as closely matched
Wrong. The cars were actually very closely matched. However, the speed and control of the cars and the design of the tracks allowed far more overtaking opportunities.

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Re: F1

Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:11 pm

Go look at the results from back in the 50's and 60's

3 seconds back then could seperate 1st to 3rd.

Now 3 seconds seperates the whole grid.

The cars are alot more closely matched now you idiot

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Post by nathanolder » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:18 pm

In the 50's and 60's it was common for only 4 or 5 cars to finish on the lead lap.

In todays F1 , if you finish in the points (top 8 ) its highly unlikely that you will be a lap down.

because it is alot closer now
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Re: F1

Post by mrblackbat » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:21 pm

:numpty;

You clearly understand nothing about driving. The cars were very closely matched you fool. Look at how often different manufacturers placed completely differently as an example.

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