Monthly Archives: October 2006

Why Schumi won’t cheat

In response to Adrian’s comment: It’s really difficult to achieve this kind of thing in F1. But in essence it has happened from time to time without people appealing the outcome (or rather without those appeals winning). Four times in … Continue reading

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A Conservative Party

Renault’s party on Sunday night must have been muted. They’ve won, but not quite yet. They can celebrate, almost. All they have to do next weekend is play it safe, but playing it safe is a very dangerous policy. Alonso … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

This weekend I was increasingly annoyed by James Allen’s notion of ‘never giving up’. He used it incessantly during the race, and in his review of the race on itv-f1.com. He was claiming it was Schumacher’s ‘motto’, and that it … Continue reading

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Michael beats Alonso, Renault beat Ferrari, and ITV lose

Will Michael get any satisfaction, sitting on his flight back home, from knowing he beat Alonso fairly today, and that it was only his car that let him down? (Whereas when Alonso failed at Monza, he was behind Michael). I … Continue reading

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I blame Ted Kravitz

Before the race started Ted mentioned in the race build up that Michael hadn’t lost an engine since Indianapolis 2001 which was really odd. The only reason he mentioned it was to highlight that Alonso’s engine faliure was more recent. … Continue reading

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Early Bird

Just posting to prove I’m online and ready for this morning’s race. Are you? It’s warm and sunny in Suzuka, but how is Michael going to get past Massa? How far will the Renaults get up the grid from their … Continue reading

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He’s a Fiery Competitive Bastard – the Suzuka Pole Poll

Those were Mark Webber’s words describing Alonso yesterday. This weekend he’ll really have to be because Michael is on fire at the moment and although these things probably mean nothing these days Alonso has never won in Japan and Michael … Continue reading

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