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#1 jrg19

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 11:45

The decider!

Orange markings on the 2013 Pirelli test tyres.

Edited by jrg19, 23 November 2012 - 11:45.


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#2 Kingshark

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 11:54

I have been praying for rain and for Ferrari ever since this week began. Come on!

#3 bspec

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 11:59

New tires deflect more what does this mean

#4 Kelateboy

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:01

Clear blue sky in FP1. Track temperature 32C.

Hamilton has a "Thank You McLaren" inscribed on his helmet. :up:

#5 Jackmancer

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:04

Massa's helmet for this weekend; Posted Image

Edited by Jackmancer, 23 November 2012 - 12:04.


#6 PARAZAR

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:07

Esteban Gutierrez. How old is he? He looks 12.

#7 choyothe

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:07

Massa's helmet for this weekend; Posted Image


Nice.

#8 Disgrace

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:08

Reminded me a bit of Emerson Fittipaldi's helmet with that colour scheme.

#9 slmk

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:08

Esteban Gutierrez. How old is he? He looks 12.


Reverse that. He's 21.

#10 Jackmancer

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:12

Reminded me a bit of Emerson Fittipaldi's helmet with that colour scheme.


Story behind it;
http://www.f1fanatic...ther-home-race/

In short; insipred by his father.

#11 Jackmancer

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:14

Reverse that. He's 21.

but those eyebrows o.O above the level set by Mansell and Alonso :o

#12 kosmos

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:15

but those eyebrows o.O above the level set by Mansell and Alonso :o


This is a racing competition, not a beauty contest.

#13 seahawk

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:20

The Massa helmet design is better than his usual.

#14 goldenboy

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:20

What a track. This is it for me.

#15 Jovanotti

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:24

What a track. This is it for me.

Indeed a fantastic track, always makes for good racing. Start/finish section and Senna S are one of the best passages in the world :up:

Edited by Jovanotti, 23 November 2012 - 12:26.


#16 Seanspeed

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:28

Massa's helmet is awful.

#17 Francesc

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:29

Van der Garde showing some decent pace.

#18 Watkins74

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:30

Friday E-20 problems for KR. Shocking

#19 kosmos

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:33

Enzo Ferrari supporting the team :), nice touch.

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#20 StefanArak

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:34

Anyone got a pic of Hamilton's helmet? :)

#21 Nahnever

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:35

Anyone got a pic of Hamilton's helmet? :)

Check lewis' official thread

#22 jrg19

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:35

Posted Image

#23 Watkins74

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:36

Posted Image

Yuck

edit: spelling

Edited by Watkins74, 23 November 2012 - 12:37.


#24 Disgrace

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:37

So don't quote it when it's the immediate post above then?

#25 Watkins74

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:39

So don't quote it when it's the immediate post above then?

I would have except these threads move fast during the live action. Besides K.M.A. :wave:

#26 Timstr11

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:40

Is McLaren denying Lewis a taste of the 2013 tyres?

#27 jrg19

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:40

What compound is the 2013 tyre soft/medium/hard?

#28 PARAZAR

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:41

Posted Image


Is that a logo? LH?

edit: Just noticed the thank you McLaren. Nice touch.

Edited by PARAZAR, 23 November 2012 - 12:43.


#29 Seanspeed

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:42

Is McLaren denying Lewis a taste of the 2013 tyres?

The tire test isn't for the driver's sake, to be fair.

#30 PEW

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:43

Is McLaren denying Lewis a taste of the 2013 tyres?

No - he did the first 5 laps on them

#31 Raifosa

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:44

What compound is the 2013 tyre soft/medium/hard?

hard

#32 fatd

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:45

What compound is the 2013 tyre soft/medium/hard?


It's hard IIRC.

Edit: ralfosa beats me :p

Edited by fatd, 23 November 2012 - 12:46.


#33 F1ultimate

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:46

Dat tarmac runoff. :cry:

Edited by F1ultimate, 23 November 2012 - 12:47.


#34 jrg19

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:46

Cheers, just to put this seasons hard tyre times into context.

#35 choyothe

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:48

Massa :up:

Lewis :eek: :down:

#36 Kelateboy

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:48

No - he did the first 5 laps on them

And complained about overheating issue on the experimental 2013 tyres. He went on the primes just now for his 2nd run and complained of similar issue too.

#37 Timstr11

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:48

No - he did the first 5 laps on them

Ok. Thx

#38 Watkins74

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:49

Never been a big Schu fan but it would be nice to see a good weekend for him.

#39 Raifosa

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:51

It's hard IIRC.

Edit: ralfosa beats me :p

by a whole minute :p

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#40 Raifosa

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:52

Lewis :eek: :down:

why the :down: ?

#41 BorkoF2012

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:53

Who's the commentator alongside Croft on Sky?

#42 dau

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:55

Who's the commentator alongside Croft on Sky?

Sounds like McNish.

#43 Raifosa

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:55

Who's the commentator alongside Croft on Sky?

McNish

#44 BorkoF2012

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:55

Thanks. So he is supporting Alonso

#45 dreamerBiH

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:57

why the :down: ?


What happened?

#46 Gareth

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:58

What happened?

I assume he's refering to the helmets.

#47 slmk

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:58

Raikkonen's issues means that Lewis can still finish 3rd in the WDC.

#48 choyothe

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 13:02

why the :down: ?


The helmets. Absolutely hideous.

#49 StefanArak

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 13:06

Posted Image


Thanks man, IMO it looks really cool :).

#50 Seanspeed

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 13:07

I'd let her scrutineer me.