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[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« on: March 25, 2009, 06:41:54 pm »

[SJ]DRokK

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2009, 06:46:10 pm »
Jarkks if you still got a working UK proxy, i believe the bbc is streaming online  :innocent:

[SJ]Kristof Huyck

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2009, 07:06:29 pm »
Seems like you're a true F1 addict  :)

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2009, 08:44:06 pm »
The proxy is not great.. at best i has crappy image quality.. crapload of commercials.. and uncertain if it will work at all/for the full race.. And yes ive become more and more F1 addict during last couple seasons.. used to do that a lot but somehow lost interest for several seasons.. the flame is burning definitely again, enjoying F1 enormously.
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[SJ]ski9600

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2009, 02:11:49 am »
4 hours to go!

[SJ]Gooseman

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2009, 02:34:46 am »
4 Hours? Practice one is already on. http://www.justin.tv/atomic_napalm

[SJ]Peter Enqvist

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2009, 02:53:45 am »
yes ive become more and more F1 addict during last couple seasons.. used to do that a lot but somehow lost interest for several seasons.. the flame is burning definitely again, enjoying F1 enormously.


Very much the same for me.  The time period where I lost interest coincided exactly with the time M. Schumacher was around.

[SJ]ski9600

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2009, 03:52:24 am »
4 Hours? Practice one is already on. http://www.justin.tv/atomic_napalm



Oops, we only get practice 2 here on the cable.  Thanks for the linky!

I guess I missed practice one though, the linky only gives dance music!!!!lol!!!!

[SJ]ski9600

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2009, 04:00:15 am »
4 Hours? Practice one is already on. http://www.justin.tv/atomic_napalm



Oops, we only get practice 2 here on the cable.  Thanks for the linky!

I guess I missed practice one though, the linky only gives dance music!!!!lol!!!!


Wow, I forgot what I was going to post!  This music is shaking my head!


? I guess I should've guessed by the url text.    lol
 :blue rinse:                                              moo


Now it's teh simpsons in spanish or somehting.   meh.

I guess it's Portugese, not spanish.  1 hour, 21 minutes to go!
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[SJ]Kristof Huyck

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2009, 04:44:30 am »
I've been watching practice one at work on Eurosport France, excellent background action.  :)

Kimi's fastest lap was set with the medium tyre, while the rest of only used the harder tyre. This session confirms some assumptions, but it also throws up more questions. McLaren was not that slow as expected, at least Kovalainen was, so perhaps they have been sandbagging or have they found a solution to their problems?

[SJ]Andy Fuller

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2009, 07:32:40 am »
This season should be interesting, former top teams are off pace and the "diffuser" teams are dominating. Rosberg could win his first race this weekend! He has the speed, just needs to have the race. According to the commentary over here, the cars are faster this year than last by .5 seconds.

Also, I was thinking, when Vettel spun off and stalled the car, what was he doing? He spent a fair amount of time in the car, like he was trying something. If someone stalled their car with KERS on board and fully charged, and it was the type that connected to the front of the crank, couldn't it be used as a starter?

Edit:Wait, I just realized, the commentary here said that it can not be used at speeds under 100kph I think. That would mean no KERS at the very start and when stalled.

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2009, 07:43:48 am »
Practice 2 times are interesting.. :)
Damnit.. its impossible to say absolutely anything at this point!

[SJ]Kristof Huyck

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2009, 08:22:05 am »
Practice 2 times are interesting.. :)
Damnit.. its impossible to say absolutely anything at this point!


Interesting indeed, it looks like 'the diffuser three' and Red Bull are going to fight for the first rows on the grid according to the laptimes. Looks like McLaren have not been sandbagging after all... are we going to have to see a world champion starting on the last row of the grid on sunday? :D

[SJ]2shedz

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2009, 01:12:05 pm »
I hope Ross Brawn sorts out a sponsor soon, the matching car and helmet livery of Jenson reminds me of the 80's  with Ben Sherman penny rounds and matching kipper tie combo  :hick:
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[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #14 on: March 27, 2009, 06:10:41 pm »
I hope Ross Brawn sorts out a sponsor soon, the matching car and helmet livery of Jenson reminds me of the 80's  with Ben Sherman penny rounds and matching kipper tie combo  :hick:
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They have sorted one... virgin group.

[SJ]2shedz

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2009, 07:32:49 pm »
I knew Dick was in the frame but i didn't think they were announcing anything until tomorrow  :twit:
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[SJ]Kristof Huyck

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2009, 07:54:47 pm »
Virgin is their second sponsor, they have already announced Henri Lloyd as sponsor.

http://www2.brawngp.com/pdf/henrilloyd.pdf

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #17 on: March 27, 2009, 08:35:20 pm »
Virgin is their second sponsor, they have already announced Henri Lloyd as sponsor.

http://www2.brawngp.com/pdf/henrilloyd.pdf


I think we were discussing the "big" sponsors here :)

[SJ]Peter Enqvist

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2009, 03:15:45 am »
The cars are so ugly this year.  I sure hope those ridiculous looking wings help make it more possible to overtake.  I'm not holding my breath though.  Are the tires smaller in diameter this year too?  The look like it, but it could be my imagination.  I hated grooved tires, so at least they're proper slicks now.

[SJ]Andy Fuller

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #19 on: March 28, 2009, 05:38:30 am »
I am fairly sure that these tires are the same dimensions as the old ones, just without the grooves. They did not make the fronts skinnier because all the teams were developing their 09 car off the grooved tires, so now we have super oversteer, so they would have to be the same size.

As for the look, bar renault, they are starting to look good to me-they are growing on me I guess. Not that turd of a car renault though, that thing is still butt ugly.

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2009, 05:44:14 am »

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2009, 06:08:27 am »
Thanks Jarkko.  :salute:

[SJ]Simon James

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2009, 07:02:27 am »
how pleased will Brawn gp be his cars 1 , 2 on the grid fantastic just hope they can stay there for the race

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2009, 07:02:55 am »
Well well.. times a VERY close... new teams and drivers on top.. Was hoping Rosberg was bit higher in Q but 5th aint bad.. interesting start for a season..

[SJ]Simon James

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Re: Formula 1 2009 Melbourne
« Reply #24 on: March 28, 2009, 07:08:52 am »
the time are close new cars for every1 . I was hoping Rosberg would do well as well cause im hoping he well do well this year
but i think the other top teams will come forward and it will all turn around