Monthly Archives: May 2007

A Post Pole Post

Two things occur to me. One that when they were suggesting that it made no sense for Hamilton to go out again in Q1 because he was definitely safe I remembered that I had thought we had heard Ted saying … Continue reading

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Monaco Pole Poll

Monaco has lots of things that are funny about it. One is the way that the residents don’t pay income tax. Another is that there is a street market every Friday. That doesn’t seem odd you might be saying, lots … Continue reading

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The Rational Lottery

So at the Monaco grand prix you want to have your tires really soft. And you don’t really want to have to use your hard tires very much at all. But the rules say you have to use them at … Continue reading

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Driving on the ceiling

Formula 1 cars are so aerodynamically tuned that they could drive upside down. Being this aerodynamically advanced has made the cars faster but the problem is that it is almost impossible to overtake one. Several people have suggested a ban … Continue reading

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Missing Minerale

I felt this morning that something was missing. Then I remembered: Imola. It had familiarly begun the European season in recent years, and I had forgotten that it had now been erased from the calendar. It’s no coincidence that since … Continue reading

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Albers on my mind

So, Christijan Albers has finally said what we’re all thinking: the switch to Michelins has hurt a lot of drivers, but advantaged rookies. Read the story here. Drivers like Lewis Hamilton have just arrived and driven what they’ve been given, … Continue reading

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So Kimi, "What’s the Massa"?

So we’re not keen on a change to the F1 race weekend, SofaF1 wants to stick with one race per weekend: It seems that on raw pace and when everything is going well for all of the drivers and if … Continue reading

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