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2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby CrazyChick » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 3:36 pm

Okay, so its that time of the year again, can you foretell what will happen by the time we reach Brazil...



Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez
di Resta
D'Ambrosio

(* Karthikeyan added to the list as he's been out of the sport for 5 years, and to give the category some competition, :nod: )


Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype...

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011...

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...

Who will retire at the end of the season...

When will Kubica be back racing...

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ?

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby Murray Walker » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 3:57 pm

Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez
di Resta
D'Ambrosio

I'll go with di Resta but don't spend enough time studying the junior formulae to have a definite opinion.

Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype...
Williams

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...
I would've said Kubica but as he's out of action, I'll say Merc!

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011...
Not a hope in hell

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)
Alonso, Webber, Vettel

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...
Vettel, Alonso, Webber

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)
Massa will be asked to move over for Alonso, sparking more controversy

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...
Some of the rookies

Who will retire at the end of the season...
Jarno Trulli

When will Kubica be back racing...
He'll be out for the season

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...
Shame DC has retired. Made this easy! I'll go for Massa.

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....
HRT

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....
Alonso, Vettel, Schumacher

Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ? Good idea imo

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?
Yes, as it'll add another variable and some drivers will manage their tyres better than others

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?
Probably be the same as the other new tracks
Unless I'm very much mistaken...
Oh, I am very much mistaken!
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby FACCOMBE HALL » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 8:30 pm

CrazyChick wrote:Okay, so its that time of the year again, can you foretell what will happen by the time we reach Brazil...



Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez
di Resta This one.
D'Ambrosio

(* Karthikeyan added to the list as he's been out of the sport for 5 years, and to give the category some competition, :nod: )


Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype... Renault.

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...Gramps Schumi and Williams.

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011...No.

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)Schumi and Ruby. :whistle:

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC... I'm too tight.

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)Bernie will say something stupid and Alonso will try to cheat.

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...Alonso I hope.

Who will retire at the end of the season...Bernie? :pray)

When will Kubica be back racing...I fear it's the end of the top flight.

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...Webbo.

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....Hmmm.....Ron's pushbike.

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....3 drivers, a representative of a team, a load of dignities to dish out the trophies and a couple of bits of clacker.*


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ?Just another attempt to keep fans buying tickets and maintain media interest.

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?Could be fun if they have ballsed up how fast they wear out, (27 pit stops).

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?Always good to try somthing new.



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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby NewMrMe » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 9:40 pm

Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez him
di Resta
D'Ambrosio

(* Karthikeyan added to the list as he's been out of the sport for 5 years, and to give the category some competition, )


Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype... Sauber

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship... Renault

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011... No

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...) Vettal and Alonso

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...No

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...) Alonso will have another whinge

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season... A Hispania driver if someone with a bigger wallet turns up

Who will retire at the end of the season... Trulli, Schumacher

When will Kubica be back racing... Not this year, if at all

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race... Kobaycrashi

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award)..... Hispania

Who'll be on the podium in Australia.... Vettel, Alonso, Webber


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ? A gimmick to keep F1 in the press during the off season

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ? Yes

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...? Tilke has done it so lets hope it is another Turkey instead of another turkey.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby Kop Alonso » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 11:07 pm

Rookie of the year? di Resta

Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype... Toro Rosso

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship... Mercedes Schumacher

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011... No not as long as I have a hole in my "expletive"

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...) Alonso, Webber, Massa, Schumacher, Vettel

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC... Vettel Alonso Schumacher

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...) Hamilton & Button & McLaren to have a lovers tiff

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season... The Mclaren design team

Who will retire at the end of the season... No one

When will Kubica be back racing... never

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race... Karthikayen

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award)..... Virgin

Who'll be on the podium in Australia.... Alonso, Vettel, Schumacher

Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ? Yes but it needs a bigger operating distance before the braking zone

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ? No doubt about it, a resounding tes

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...? Yes it will be a sell out with a great atmosphere, but as its a Tilke track the race will lack overtaking on the circuit.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby AlesiFan » Fri 18 Mar, 2011 1:52 pm

Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez
di Resta
D'Ambrosio

(* Karthikeyan added to the list as he's been out of the sport for 5 years, and to give the category some competition, )


Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype... Renault-Lada-Proton-De Lorean-Lotus.


Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship... There won't be one.


Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011... No.


Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...) Vettel.


Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC... Vettel, Vettel and Vettel.


A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...) Williams will win a Grand Prix (apparently given enough time, a hypothetical Boobens typing at random would, as part of its output, almost surely produce one of Shakespeare's plays).


Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season... One of the Torro Thingy drivers.Or possibly both.


Who will retire at the end of the season... Trulli, Schumacher, Ross Brawn :shock:


When will Kubica be back racing... No idea.Not human these racing drivers


First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race... Massa. doitury


Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award)..... HRT


Who'll be on the podium in Australia.... Warning: Contains Top Secret Predictions League Information!!

Spoiler! :
Vettel, Alonso, Rosberg


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ? I'm technically incompetent but I have the suspicion its a complete waste of time.


Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ? More hopeful about this one.


Indian GP, Looking forward to it...? I never look forward to seeing a new Tilke track.That way I'm never disappointed.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby vikki » Sat 19 Mar, 2011 12:44 pm

Okay, so its that time of the year again, can you foretell what will happen by the time we reach Brazil...



Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez di Resta
D'Ambrosio

(* Karthikeyan added to the list as he's been out of the sport for 5 years, and to give the category some competition, :nod: )

it may be only perez and maldonado have decent cars. so being a loyal wiliams fan i will say perez.

Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype...
torro wotsit


Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...
grandpa schumi :shock:

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011... now looks like a more realistic question might be will we have a bahrain?


Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)
vettel, fred.


Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...
vettel, alonso, webbo.

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)
bernie will retire and be replaced by his daughter.

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...
one of the torro thingy drivers. ej. :pray)

Who will retire at the end of the season...
jarno,grandpa schumi,webbo.

When will Kubica be back racing...
not this year

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...
narain to take some other backmarker out off the start.possibly jb in a re-run of their f3 days. :whistle:

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....
beardie branson hopefully

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....
ron polishing the trophies.they hand them out without wearing gloves you know. :shake:


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ?
all seems a bit complicated for little gain. :?

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?
depends if williams long run pace is genuine. :whistle:

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?
oh yes.and i think they might actually be interested in f1. :nod:
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby CrazyChick » Fri 25 Mar, 2011 12:34 am

Not done this yet :hit)

Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez
di Resta
D'Ambrosio
di Resta

Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype...
Toro Rosso

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...
Mercedes, Massa

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011...
Not a hope in hell

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)
Webber, Vettel, Hamilton

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...
I Can't predict the future!, if i could it will be Hamilton Vettel Button/Webber

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)
Now that Team Rules are allowed, Ferrari will abandon them!

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...
One of the HRT/ToroRosso guys

Who will retire at the end of the season...
Jarno Trulli / Mark Webber

When will Kubica be back racing...
Maybe in for the flyaways at the end of the season.

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...
HRT's starting from the back row, if they qualify will be too far back by the first corner and come through cleanly so it'll be one of the rookies, Perez!

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....
HRT

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....
Vettel and a Mclaren driver


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ?
Good idea in practice, lets hope their will be no flying cars or serious accidents.

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?
Yes, and no, drivers won't be able to attack early in their stint to save the tyres.

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?
Yes, should be one of Tilke's better tracks.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby plutoman » Fri 25 Mar, 2011 6:41 pm

Slightly cheating leaving it this late, but here goes ...

Rookie of the year?
Perez

Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype...
Renault

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...
Button

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011...
No

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)
Vettel, Webber, Alonso

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...
Vettel, Webber, Alonso

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)
There will be some hoo-ha about the rear wings when there's an accident

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...
Karthikeyan

Who will retire at the end of the season...
Trulli

When will Kubica be back racing...
Next year

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...
Kovalainen

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....
Karthikeyan (though he probably won't qualify, nor will Liuzzi or the Virgins, so probably Lotus!)

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....
Vettel, Webber, Alonso


Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ?
No, it's another gimmick.

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?
Possibly, but I've never been a fan of 'pit stop strategy'.

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?
I'll wait and see. Who knows it might be a good circuit, but I won't hold my breath.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby Stoozie » Fri 25 Mar, 2011 7:02 pm

Couldn't have answered that better myself...
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby CrazyChick » Wed 04 Jan, 2012 4:49 pm

So how did you do...
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby plutoman » Wed 04 Jan, 2012 6:08 pm

Not bad, though I'm prepared to change my views re. DRS - I thought it worked surprisingly well.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby vikki » Thu 05 Jan, 2012 5:41 pm

Okay, so its that time of the year again, can you foretell what will happen by the time we reach Brazil...



Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez di Resta
D'Ambrosio

(* Karthikeyan added to the list as he's been out of the sport for 5 years, and to give the category some competition, :nod: )

it may be only perez and maldonado have decent cars.



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vikki wrote:Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...
one of the torro thingy drivers.


well they both were sacked at the end of the season so i should get points for this. >>>>>:L

vikki wrote:Who will retire at the end of the season...
jarno,grandpa schumi,webbo.


oh sorry i thought the question said who should retire at the end of the season.
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby Murray Walker » Thu 05 Jan, 2012 6:26 pm

Murray Walker wrote:Rookie of the year?
Karthikeyan (*)
Maldonado
Perez
di Resta
D'Ambrosio

I'll go with di Resta but don't spend enough time studying the junior formulae to have a definite opinion. I think I was right enough although I was very impressed with Perez at times as well.

Which team will not live up to the pre-season testing hype...
Williams Hmmmm.....they certainly didn't look very impressive

Which Driver or Team will be the dark horse of this years championship...
I would've said Kubica but as he's out of action, I'll say Merc! Sadly no, I'd like to see what Schumacher could with a decent car.

Will we have a Bahrain GP in 2011...
Not a hope in hell Correct again :winner:

Who will be in the championship fight (in the second half of the season...)
Alonso, Webber, Vettel I got 1/3 of that right, Vettel was the only one :P

Are you prepared to put your money where your mouth is and guess the top three drivers in the WDC...
Vettel, Alonso, Webber At least I got the winner right :P

A Prediction for the F1 season (about anything that will happen on track or off track...)
Massa will be asked to move over for Alonso, sparking more controversy :hit)

Who (if anybody) will be sacked during the season...
Some of the rookies I didn't foresee the little guy from Abba being dropped, but there again, I didn't really notice apart from reading about it. Story of Nick's career...

Who will retire at the end of the season...
Jarno Trulli :pray)

When will Kubica be back racing...
He'll be out for the season Sadly correct

First car to crash in opening few laps of Australian GP Race...
Shame DC has retired. Made this easy! I'll go for Massa. I can't recall who was the first to crash out >?:PLO

Back of the grid (Facc's Golden Spoon Award).....
HRT They did show signs of improvement though, unlike funtime Frankie

Who'll be on the podium in Australia....
Alonso, Vettel, Schumacher Sadly not

Your opinion on the following....

Moveable Rear Wings, or Drag Reduction System, whatever you want to call it, is it a good invention for F1 ? Good idea imo I still think so, although I suspect on some tracks, it was in the wrong place or they had two too close together. They'll understand it better next season I'm sure

Pirelli tyres, designed to wear quicker than the Bridgestones, will they make races more interesting ?
Yes, as it'll add another variable and some drivers will manage their tyres better than others Definitely added another variable

Indian GP, Looking forward to it...?
Probably be the same as the other new tracks
Nothing special imo
Unless I'm very much mistaken...
Oh, I am very much mistaken!
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Re: 2011 F1 Questionnaire

Postby Anj x » Thu 05 Jan, 2012 11:03 pm

Is this for this season or last ?
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