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#151 Risil

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Posted 21 March 2015 - 16:43

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/118153

 

 

Last Tuesday, it was revealed that GP2 racer Mitch Evans would partner Yelloly and Doran at the Le Mans 24 Hours and Spa's World Endurance Championship round

 

Simon Dolan is the name of the Jota Sport owner/driver.



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#152 Tomecek

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Posted 27 March 2015 - 21:22

All the forix.com links lead to default autosport.com page  :confused:



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Posted 01 April 2015 - 06:57

"Air on the side of caution", the mind boggles.

#154 Tomecek

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:16

All the forix.com links lead to default autosport.com page  :confused:

Didn't get any reply, but it works again well.



#155 denis1304

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 10:50

@http://www.autosport.com/f1/ countdown to next race does not look right... only if race is @ Saturday morning.



#156 midgrid

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Posted 09 April 2015 - 18:50

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/118425

 

"I made a human mistake last year [at Austin]

 

The link in this sentence is broken.



#157 ERR40

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Posted 14 April 2015 - 20:26

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/118510

 

There is some confusion over the Karam-Saavedra situation.

 

"I'm grateful to Chip and the team for their ongoing commitment to me, and I can't wait to get back in the car at Barber," Karam said.

 

 

Saavedra, who has been available since parting with KV at the end of last season, will race at Barber the Indy road course - where he earned pole last year - and Sonoma.

 

 

 

 

 

"I'm looking forward to Long Beach" (Saavedra)

 

Not exactly straight forward.



#158 scheivlak

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Posted 30 April 2015 - 17:08

"The Srakka Dome-Nissan S103, the only LMP2 runner on Michelin tyres, was quickest in class with Jonny Kane driving.

His time of 2m23.672s put him just over a second clear of the Dunlop-shod Jota Sport Gibson-Nissan 015S in the hands of Harry Tincknell.

Porsche led the way in GTE Pro: Kevin Estre, on loan from McLaren for this race, topped the times on a 2m26.055s, which put him six tenths up on Manthey team-mate Frederic Makowiecki."

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/118720 and 

 

Kane's time with the Strakka was 2.32.672 and Estre's time was 2.36.065 - according the result list posted in the same article.



#159 midgrid

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Posted 01 May 2015 - 13:52

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/118741

 

"Pedro Lamy was quickest in GTE Pro for Aston Martin."

 

Should be GTE Am.



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#160 pRy

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 10:36

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/119089

 

Refers to "Friday practice" when it was Thursday.



#161 ensign14

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 08:25

From Dieter Rencken's otherwise excellent open letter to CVC.

 

Ironically, on the eve of last week's Strategy Group meet, F1 celebrated exactly 65 years since its 1950 inauguration.

 

 

65 years since the start of the World Championship.  Formula 1 dates back a couple of years before then.



#162 b195

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 17:36

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"He remains bullish about his chances in the race despite starting on row three"

 

13th wasn't on row three even in the days of 4-4-4 grids, but with 3-3-3 grids, 13th is definitely on row five...



#163 scheivlak

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Posted 15 June 2015 - 09:13

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/119506

 

"When you see the effort in this team over the last 24 months with this being the ultimate goal, you're still extremely proud because you know the toil and graft that goes into it."

 

Graft?



#164 SophieB

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Posted 15 June 2015 - 09:25

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/119506

 

"When you see the effort in this team over the last 24 months with this being the ultimate goal, you're still extremely proud because you know the toil and graft that goes into it."

 

Graft?

 

In this context graft just means hard work, effort.



#165 Victor_RO

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Posted 15 June 2015 - 10:47

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/119499

 

The last car in the list (Wainwright/Carroll/Keen Gulf Porsche) was never on the entry list, it was always a reserve and was only present at the test day.



#166 Disgrace

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Posted 15 June 2015 - 11:47

How would you know? It's not like you were there.



#167 scheivlak

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 19:50

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/120113

 

"Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen, who had a drive-through penalty for making contact with Williams' Valtteri Bottas, battled his way up to a career-best fourth place."

 

The drive-through wasn't for the contact with Valtteri but for speeding during the SC period.


Edited by scheivlak, 26 July 2015 - 19:50.


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Posted 15 September 2015 - 15:51


I think Edd means Achievements.

#169 oetzi

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 08:18

On the mobile version of the site: after you reply to a private message, the internal 'back' button (arrow at top left of screen) doesn't work in the same way it does the rest of the time. It becomes very clunky to get out of the conversation and back to a useful menu.

Apologies if this has been noted previously, didn't have time to search.

#170 scheivlak

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 12:39

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/120863: "Carlos Sainz Jr was two seconds off the pace in eighth, but he pipped Toro Rosso team-mate Max Verstappen by just 0.019s."

 

Verstappen was seventh and Sainz ninth - as your own list of practice times in the same article shows. I guess you missed Max's later improvement.



#171 ali.unal

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Posted 19 September 2015 - 16:02

"[Jorge] Lorenzo made the mistake but again he was the fastest guy on the track for me, especially in dry conditions," said Lorenzo. "In the wet, Valentino was faster."

 

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/120843

 

I think it should be Marquez.



#172 Blackdog

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Posted 06 October 2015 - 16:49

I upgraded to Win 10 some time ago. Auto login was working for Autosport for a while but has now stopped.

 

I haven't changed any settings and can't see why it's not working.

 

The same problem occurs on a couple of other sites but others are unaffected.

 

Any ideas?



#173 Victor_RO

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Posted 08 October 2015 - 10:52

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/121199
 
"IndyCar drivers Sebastien Bourdais and Simona de Silvestro are making their Bathurst debuts this weekend, with Walkinshaw Racing and Prodrive Racing Australia respectively.
Fellow Europeans, former Audi LMP1 driver Alex Premat and factory Corvette GT racer Oliver Gavin are the other internationals in the field, making their fourth and second visits to Mount Panorama."
 
There is a fifth "international" in the field, Alex Buncombe (factory Nissan driver in GT3 and in LMP1) in the #7 Nissan.

#174 George Costanza

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Posted 26 October 2015 - 14:02

I can't quote posts from my home or work computer. (I am using Windows 7) I know, old news, but any help?



#175 Tim Murray

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Posted 26 October 2015 - 17:38

Try toggling the icon at the top left of the reply box that looks like a light switch. This turns the format from WYSIWYG to a much more basic format which is more user-friendly. Doing this is the only way that I (and many others) can insert links, quotes, images etc. It's a very unsatisfactory situation that doesn't look as if it will ever be resolved. :well:



#176 George Costanza

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Posted 26 October 2015 - 21:58

Not having much luck with the left light switch.

 

I will find another way.



#177 scheivlak

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Posted 30 October 2015 - 23:19

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/121580

 

"with the 17-year-old sliding into a barrier out of the exit of Turn 16, one of the slower sections of the track."

 

Max turned 18 last month, a fact much publicised - also at this site. Silly and stupid error.


Edited by scheivlak, 30 October 2015 - 23:19.


#178 Rickyf1

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 18:41

Why can't a read auto sport storeys even though I'm a member and logged in??? On happens on my samsung galaxy s5. Says I'm logged in but try read a article and won't let me.

#179 DampMongoose

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 21:27

Lorenzo not 'intimtated' in headline on homepage.

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#180 HP

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 23:52

http://plus.autospor...e-mans-robbery/

 

 

The Alfa Romeo apparently held an mpg advantage

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#181 Tomecek

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Posted 06 January 2016 - 14:38

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/122397

 

 

An update to the technical regulations, published on Wednesday, confirmed that from July 1 total power from the Williams Advanced Engineering battery will be capped at 250kW, up from 200kW.

 

However, the regulations state as following:
 

 

As from 01 July 2016 The maximum total power going out of the RESS is limited to 200 kW 250 kW 200kW .

 

It looks like they are staying at 200 kW instead of increasing to 250 kW...  :drunk:



#182 Gilles4Ever

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Posted 07 January 2016 - 06:28

Today's features download is missing

http://www.autosport....php/year/2016/

 

The link in the email doesn't work either 

http://plus.autospor...hp?d=2016-01-06

 

Edit: The email link is now working



#183 Tomecek

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 12:40

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/122397

 

 

However, the regulations state as following:
 

 

It looks like they are staying at 200 kW instead of increasing to 250 kW...  :drunk:

 

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/122415

 

Guys, you have now confused me. That it will stay on 200 kW level was already in the regulations released on Wednesday, the same day you have reported otherwise. There are no amendments since then? Just confused... thanks. 



#184 scheivlak

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Posted 13 January 2016 - 17:12

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"The situation surrounding Maldonado's seat has been further complicated by the fact a general election was held in Venezuela in early December, with president Nicolas Maduro being deposed as leader."

 

The election was for choosing a new parliament. It was not a presidential election, so Maduro is not deposed. He is still president.



#185 Gilles4Ever

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Posted 14 January 2016 - 11:47

Today's features download is missing

http://www.autosport....php/year/2016/

 

The link in the email doesn't work either 

http://plus.autospor...hp?d=2016-01-06

 

Edit: The email link is now working

 

You are still missing the features from 1 to 6 January

http://www.autosport....php/year/2016/



#186 Ross Stonefeld

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 16:17

From the Gary Anderson Q&A

 

3) Mid-corner is the most complicated area. The car is loaded up so some roll will be evident, and also some yaw to generate the tyres' slip angle, plus steering lock. How much steering lock you have will depend on the corner radius, but something like three degrees for fast corners, six degrees for medium-speed and nine degrees for slow-speed is about right.

 

 

Is he talking about slip angle, steering lock(the angle of the wheel in the hands) or steering lock(the wheel of the wheels on the ground)? Those figures sound right for tire slip, way way too low for steering wheel angle. Depending on the ratio of steering-to-wheels, maybe correct for the angle of the front wheels themselves? 

 

Also

 

Each of these components will then be designed to to this level plus a safety factor 


Edited by Ross Stonefeld, 27 January 2016 - 16:17.


#187 babbel

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Posted 28 January 2016 - 08:50

http://www.autosport...t.php/id/122615

 

Steijn Schothurst -> Steijn Schothorst



#188 babbel

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Posted 29 January 2016 - 13:24

Does anyone actually read this topic or do people report things that will be ignored anyway?