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Doesnt make any sense to me that Lotus would even ask Hulkenberg at all. Why in the world would he want to leave his team to drive for 2 races at Lotus? That just sounds stupid to me.

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Maybe his thinking is that he would have to adapt to the Lotus, and with no testing, he could come out of it looking bad.
I am not sure what the deal was with this offer from Lotus.

On one hand, he gets his foot in the door with the team.
OTOH, if it didn't come with a contract for next year, he could potentially have nowhere to go in 2014.

And I agree without some time behind the wheel there isn't any way he could fill Kimi's shoes in any appreciable way and would probably look bad compared to Grosjean.

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These guys are just having way too much fun:biggrin.gif

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These guys are just having way too much fun:biggrin.gif

Does anyone know for sure that it is Alonso in the other car? I'm pretty sure Alonso wouldn't be overshooting those corners time and time again and losing so much time.

Either way, I'm jealous! biggrin.gif
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Does anyone know for sure that it is Alonso in the other car? I'm pretty sure Alonso wouldn't be overshooting those corners time and time again and losing so much time.

Either way, I'm jealous! biggrin.gif


They were both drifting and screwing around. Pedro was doing it too, listen to the rpm. They killed about 2k worth of tires doing it. I need to do that.
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Does anyone know for sure that it is Alonso in the other car? I'm pretty sure Alonso wouldn't be overshooting those corners time and time again and losing so much time.

Either way, I'm jealous! biggrin.gif


It wasn't a race or time trial, it's the ability to throttle steer the car through the turns. The old game of lead and follow. biggrin.gif
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Does anyone know for sure that it is Alonso in the other car?
At the 55 second mark you can see a little guy who looks a lot like Alonso in the other car.

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I'm pretty sure Alonso wouldn't be overshooting those corners time and time again and losing so much time.
They were just having some goofy fun.wink.gif

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Either way, I'm jealous! biggrin.gif
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http://www.exoticsracing.com/

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Want a real thrill,try a 125 shifter kart. http://www.willowspringsracing.com/gpk.html
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Want a real thrill,try a 125 shifter kart. http://www.willowspringsracing.com/gpk.html
I bet thats a blast! Cheap too.

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Want a real thrill,try a 125 shifter kart. http://www.willowspringsracing.com/gpk.html
100 mph in a kart?
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I bet thats a blast! Cheap too.
That is a pretty good price for the amount of laps. It would be tough to make half of them. Next morning you would feel like you went 3 rounds with Tyson.
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That is a pretty good price for the amount of laps. It would be tough to make half of them. Next morning you would feel like you went 3 rounds with Tyson.
Wouldnt be the first time. At least it would be for a good reason. smile.gif

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Young Magnussen will be Perez's replacement:
http://www.planetf1.com/news/3213/9025486/McLaren-Confirm-Rookie-Magnussen


Kovalainen finishes Lotus's last 2 races:
http://www.planetf1.com/news/3213/9025700/Lotus-Call-On-Kovalainen

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You leaving today or tomorrow Oink?
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You leaving today or tomorrow Oink?
In 5 hours.smile.gif

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In 5 hours.smile.gif

In that case

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Just in case anyone reading this thread still has yet to get their DVR's set for the USGP.

http://motorsportstalk.nbcsports.com/2013/11/14/nbc-sports-presents-over-18-hours-of-united-states-gp-coverage/
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I miss Det. Frank Drebin....

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I miss Det. Frank Drebin....

Surely, you can't be serious. :-)
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Surley,you can't be serious.. :-)
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Surley,you can't be serious.. :-)

Webber's "quote" is the best. That whole article is hilarious….apparently sniffpetrol is to F1 what The Onion is to everything else.

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I miss Det. Frank Drebin....

Surely, you can't be serious. :-)

That's Dr. Rumack.

And don't call me Shirley.
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Surely, you can't be serious. :-)
OH MAN, I can't believe I missed the setup!redface.gifrolleyes.gif

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What if Slim doesn't want to sponsor McLaren anymore, isn't Vodafone leaving? who's gonna pay them the big bucks now?

Perhaps Checo will go to another team with Slim's money, maybe be the #1 driver there..

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Whos Shirley?

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Surely, you have never seen the movie "Airplane". :-)
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Ever been to a Turkish bath house?
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Just in case anyone reading this thread still has yet to get their DVR's set for the USGP.

http://motorsportstalk.nbcsports.com/2013/11/14/nbc-sports-presents-over-18-hours-of-united-states-gp-coverage/
Unfortunately thats the same coverage as always but with more replays.
It says they will live stream practice but it doesnt say which ones. If its just the same one thats on tv then thats useless.

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Surely, you have never seen the movie "Airplane". :-)
Does anyone here speak "jive"?

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