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#1 Jackmancer

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:07

How would you like to see the grid?


For me;

Red Bull:
Perez
Maldonado

Mclaren:
Hulkenberg
de Vries

Ferrari:
Alonso
da Costa

Lotus:
Vettel
Raikkonnen

Mercedes:
Hamilton
Valsecchi

Sauber:
Grosjean
Frijns

Force India:
Rosberg
Bianchi

Scuderia Torro Rosso:
Massa
Magnussen (Kevin)

Caterham
Button
Rossi (Alexander)

Marussia
Petrov
vd Garde



I think a championship like that would be amazing :p I'd be really curious to what Maldonado could do in a Red Bull, or what Button can do in a Caterham. Or Massa in a STR. And as a Dutchman I can't wait for the arrival of de Vries and Frijns.

What's yours? I'd like to know!

Edited by Jackmancer, 26 November 2012 - 18:09.


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#2 XOR

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:15

24 clones of Grosjean driving bumper cars at Spa.

#3 Les

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:20

Ferrari:
Me

I'll figure out the rest later!

#4 Bloggsworth

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:22

Nightmare on Tilke Street.

#5 tabovilla

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:27

Scuderia Torro Rosso:
Massa
Magnussen (Kevin)

Caterham
Button
Rossi (Alexander)


Oh god, this is what happens during the winter.. :drunk:

#6 balage06

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:32

Red Bull:
Vettel
Hamilton

Mclaren:
Button
Grosjean

Ferrari:
Alonso
Hülkenberg

Lotus:
Räikkönen
Perez

Mercedes:
Rosberg
Glock

Sauber:
Kobayashi
Frijns

Williams:
Maldonado
Alguersuari

Force India:
di Resta
Bianchi

Scuderia Toro Rosso:
Ricciardo
Vergne

Caterham:
Pic
Rossi

Marussia:
Petrov
Valsecchi/Razia

Edited by balage06, 26 November 2012 - 18:42.


#7 superdelphinus

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:36

Ferrari:
Alonso
Hamilton

#8 Tarzaan

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 18:50

Red Bull:
Schumacher
Vettel


Mclaren:
Button
Glock


Ferrari:
Alonso
Perez


Lotus:
Räikkönen
Hülkenberg


Mercedes:
Rosberg
Hamilton


Sauber:
Massa
Heidfeld


Williams:
Maldonado
Sutil


Force India:
di Resta
Algesuari


Scuderia Toro Rosso:
Ricciardo
Bottas


Caterham:
Kobayashi
Rossi


Marussia:
Petrov
Vergne

Edited by Tarzaan, 26 November 2012 - 18:51.


#9 Lord_Shaitan

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 19:04

Red Bull:
Hamilton
Alonso

Mclaren:
Button
Bottas

Ferrari:
Kubica
Hülkenberg

Lotus:
Räikkönen
Grosjean

Mercedes:
Frijns
Di Resta

Sauber:
Kovalainen
Massa

Williams:
Barichello
Rosberg

Force India:
di Resta
Vettel

Scuderia Toro Rosso:
Ricciardo
Valsecchi

Caterham:
Pic
Webber

Marussia:
Petrov
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#10 Zoetrope

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 19:09

I really have only 2(or 3) wishes.
  • Hamilton and Vettel in RBR or Hamilton and Alonso in Ferrari
  • Kubica back in no matter what team

Edit: Oh, and lol at Button or Webber in Caterham. Don't be so harsh, people :lol:

Edited by Zoetrope, 26 November 2012 - 19:12.


#11 Jackmancer

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 19:43

Edit: Oh, and lol at Button or Webber in Caterham. Don't be so harsh, people :lol:


I put Button in a Caterham cause I think he'd score some actual points then. I'd love to see what he can do in it. In a rain/dry race he might put Caterham on a really good position.

#12 DESCHAIN

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 19:54

Red Bull:
Raikkonen
(Some driver RB tested)

Razia, Ricciardo, Da Costa, Vergne, etc, i almost don't car as long as Kimi is there, it's the only way i would like Red Bull as a F1 Team.

Scuderia Toro Rosso:
(Some driver RB tested)
(Some driver RB tested)

I don't care about this team at all.

Mclaren:
Button
Perez

This just sounds right, two very similar drivers.

Ferrari:
Alonso
Vettel

Make it happend, i want to see both on the same car. A dream team.

Lotus:
Bruno Senna
Rubens Barrichello

All brazillian team. Experience from Rubens and Bruno learning, i believe Williams would have been better with this combination for 2012.

Mercedes:
Rosberg
Hulkenberg

Its a good lineup. Germans, i rate them at the same level: very good drivers.

Sauber:
Massa
Kobayashi

Really liked to see both on the podium en Suzuka. A competent midfield team with good drivers.


Williams:
Hamilton
Maldonado

Sir Frank Williams said he wanted Hamilton on his team. This combination would be fantastic, if the car allows you will have front row lock out almost guaranteed!


Force India:
Sutil
Bottas

So that we get Sutil back in FI and the finn gets a chance to prove himself.

Caterham:
Pic
Bianchi

With Renault engines, a "French national team".

Marussia:
Petrov
Glock

This makes sense, experienced driver adapted to the team plus russian driver.

HRT
De la Rosa
Alguersuari

Well...i ended up with a lot of teams with drivers from the same nationality. This could be beneficial, better environment, sponsorship.


#13 olliek88

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 20:03

Red Bull:
Vettel
Vettel

Mclaren:
Vettel
Vettel

Ferrari:
Vettel
Vettel

Lotus:
Vettel
Vettel

Mercedes:
Vettel
Vettel

Sauber:
Vettel
Vettel

Williams:
Vettel
Vettel

Force India:
Vettel
Vettel

Scuderia Toro Rosso:
Vettel
Vettel

Caterham:
Vettel
Vettel

Marussia:
Vettel
Vettel



:p (I'll get to work on a serious one)

#14 metz

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 20:35

Sauber:
Massa
Heidfeld

Been done before.
And Heidfeld walked all over Massa.
But Massa got the Ferrari drive.

I would like to see;
Kimi and Alonso in a RedBull ..Fire and ice
Hamilton and Kobayashi in a Ferrari ..Crash and burn
Button and Barrichello in an STR ..Falling asleep
Glock and Bottas at Sauber ..Steady and unknown
Maldonado and Grosjean at Mercedes ..to pay the repair bills
Vettel and Hulkenberg at McLaren ..They've never had a German
Kubica and Sutil at Lotus ..Two rebirths
Webber and Massa in HRT ..One to support the other teamate
and Danika Patrick and Nico Rosberg at Marussia ..Just to see if we can tell the difference

#15 TudorMiron

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 21:07

Been done before.
And Heidfeld walked all over Massa.
But Massa got the Ferrari drive.

I would like to see;
Kimi and Alonso in a RedBull ..Fire and ice
Hamilton and Kobayashi in a Ferrari ..Crash and burn
Button and Barrichello in an STR ..Falling asleep
Glock and Bottas at Sauber ..Steady and unknown
Maldonado and Grosjean at Mercedes ..to pay the repair bills
Vettel and Hulkenberg at McLaren ..They've never had a German
Kubica and Sutil at Lotus ..Two rebirths
Webber and Massa in HRT ..One to support the other teamate
and Danika Patrick and Nico Rosberg at Marussia ..Just to see if we can tell the difference


Nice one :)


#16 solochamp07

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 21:07

Ferrari; Alonso, Hamilton
McLaren; Maldonado, Perez
RBR; Raikkonen, Heidfeld
Lotus; Kubica, Hulkenberg
Mercedes; Vettel, Rosberg
Williams; Button, Senna
Force India; Webber, Kobayashi
Sauber; Massa, Villeneuve
STR; Sutil, Ricciardo
Caterham; Kovaleinen, DiResta
Maurussia; Glock, Pic
HRT; Grosjean, Vergne

Apologies for any misspelt names...

Edit, typo.

Edited by solochamp07, 26 November 2012 - 21:08.


#17 DutchQuicksilver

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 21:14

Red Bull
01. Sebastian Vettel
02. Jean-Eric Vergne

Ferrari
03. Fernando Alonso
04. Nico Hülkenberg

McLaren
05. Jenson Button
06. Sergio Pérez

Lotus
07. Kimi Raikkonen
08. Heikki Kovalainen

Mercedes
09. Nico Rosberg
10. Lewis Hamilton

Sauber
11. Felipe Massa
12. Jules Bianchi

Force India
14. Paul di Resta
15. Jaime Alguersuari

Williams
16. Pastor Maldonado
17. Valtteri Bottas

Toro Rosso
18. Daniel Ricciardo
19. Antonio Felix da Costa

Caterham
20. Bruno Senna
21. Charles Pic

Marussia
22. Timo Glock
23. Vitaly Petrov

What do you know, this is my ideal grid for 2013. Though impossible because Hulkenberg and Massa are bound and Webber as well. The three top teams all with one star driver, whilst the other a young gun with fire.

#18 Jackmancer

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 21:29

Lots of people putting Massa in a Sauber :)


#19 SpaceHorseParty

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 21:31

McLaren Hamilton / Perez
Ferrari Alonso / Hulkenberg
RBR Vettel / Alguersuari
Lotus Raikkonen / Button
Sauber Kobayashi / Senna
FI Sutil / Ricciardo
Mercedes Rosberg / Frijns
Williams Maldonado / Bottas
STR Ricciardo / da Costa
Caterham Pic / Petrov
Marussia Glock / Valsecchi
HRT de la Rosa / Karthikeyan

Edited by SpaceHorseParty, 26 November 2012 - 21:32.


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#20 olliek88

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 21:46

Red Bull
01. Sebastian Vettel
02. Lewis Hamilton

Ferrari
03. Fernando Alonso
04. Kimi Raikkonen

McLaren
05. Jenson Button
06. Nico Hulkenberg

Lotus
07. Romain Grosjean
08. Heikki Kovalainen

Mercedes
09. Nico Rosberg
10. Paul Di Resta

Sauber
11. Sergio Perez
12. Robin Frijns

Force India
14. Felipe Massa
15. Bruno Senna

Williams
16. Pastor Maldonado
17. Valtteri Bottas

Toro Rosso
18. Daniel Ricciardo
19. Antonio Felix da Costa

Caterham
20. Vitaly Petrov
21. Charles Pic

Marussia
22. Timo Glock
23. Tio Ellinas


Thats my "ideal" grid, obviously some are unlikely to say the least but hey! Thats why it mine at not a reality. :p



#21 herra47

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 22:11

Red Bull: Vettel / Loeb
Mclaren: Alonso / Hamilton
Ferrari: Massa / Barrichello
Lotus: Villeneuve / Piquet Jr
Mercedes: Button / Räikkönen
Sauber: Maldonado / Grosjean
Williams: Häkkinen / Schumacher
Force India: Will Power / Webber
USF1:Danica Patrick / Montoya
Honda: Sato / Kobayashi
BMW: Kubica / Hulkenberg


#22 PorcupineTroy

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 22:46

Red Bull:
Yuji Ide
Alex Yoong

Mclaren:
Ma Qing Hua
Sakon Yamamoto

Ferrari:
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel

Lotus:
Heikki Kovalainen
Kimi Raikkonen

Mercedes:
Michael Schumacher
Ralf Schumacher

Sauber:
Clint Bowyer
Jeff Gordon

Force India:
Giancarlo Serenelli
Ricardo Teixeira

Scuderia Torro Rosso:
Christian Horner
Adrian Newey

Caterham
Romain Grosjean
Nelson Piquet Jr.

Marussia
Jacques Villeneuve
Juan Pablo Montoya

Should be self explanatory. We could see just how much better RBR and McLaren were than Ferrari!

EDIT: If he wasn't so bloody tall, I would add HRT with Matt Neal and Jason Plato.

Edited by PorcupineTroy, 26 November 2012 - 22:49.


#23 Jackmancer

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 22:48

haha laughting so hard at some of these.

Old F1 legends Yuji Ide and Alex Yoong in a Red Bull, Newey in the STR (tbh I think he's still got some pace)

"and Danika Patrick and Nico Rosberg at Marussia ..Just to see if we can tell the difference"

:D

#24 Andretti Fan

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 23:35

Red Bull Racing

S. Vettal
A. Senna

Ferrari

N. Lauda
A. Ascari

Mclaren

M. Hakkinen
D. Hulme

Lotus

J. Clark
G. Hill

Sauber

J. Brabham
J. Stewart

Mercedes

J. M. Fangio
S. Moss

Force India

M. Hawthorne
P. Collins

Williams

A. Prost
A. Jones

STR

M. Shumacher
J. Hunt

Caterham

J. Rindt
R. Peterson

Marussia

E. Fittipaldi
J. Surtees

HRT

F. Alonso
D. Gurney


All drivers are in their prime and all teams have funding enough to make a reasonable challenge for race wins if not the manufactuers championship.


( Feel free to laugh at me and object to some of my selections) :)





#25 Mc_Silver

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 23:41

McLaren
Hamilton / Vettel

Ferrari
Alonso / Hulkenberg

RBR
Kimi / Button

Lotus
Perez / Maldonado

Sauber
Kobayashi / Massa

Force India
Sutil / Ricciardo

Mercedes
Rosberg / Senna

Williams
Pic / Bottas

STR
Ricciardo / da Costa

Caterham
Van der Garde / Petrov

Marussia
Glock / Valsecchi

HRT
Alguersuari / Kovalainen

Edited by Mc_Silver, 26 November 2012 - 23:43.


#26 Con1

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 23:56

Can't be bothered trying to do a whole grid.

Best three drivers in F1 are Alonso, Hamiton & Vettel (So as not to start any arguments I have listed them in alphabetical order).

Just to see who is actually the best, I'd like to see them in this years cars...but Vettel at Ferrari, Alonso at Macca and Hamilton at RBR.

As for the rest, leave them where they are. Change nothing else and let's just see what happens :clap:

#27 Mc_Silver

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 23:59

Bring Montezemelo's 3 car theory into the real. Put Lewis,Alonso,Vettel in the same car and then see what happens :lol:

#28 Lennat

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 00:02

Interesting subject! :)

Let me explain how I'm gonna approach this:

The proven very top guys get the top cars, of course. The rest of the top seats go to young drivers who deserve the chance to prove themselves as possible future stars as well as some known benchmarks to measure them against. The midfield drives go to less proven (but still promising) young drivers and proven solid journeymen. The bottom grid seats go to drivers who are less promising/proven than the midfield ones, but still deserve a seat. The bottom ones will be reserved for less proven young drivers and some benchmarks to compare them to.

Group one, the top teams:

I would put Hamilton and Alonso in the Ferraris, because it would be entertaining. Vettel would go to Mclaren, as I would like to see him in a different team to see how he would handle it. Then I'd keep Button there as a known benchmark. Kimi would be promoted to Red Bull, and be paired with the Hulk. I'm well aware that the top three might DESERVE the Red Bull seats more, but this would be more interesting. :) The final top seats would be Lotus, and here I would give the chance to Perez, who would be paired with a known benchmark like Webber.

Group two:

I'm a bit on the edge regarding if Mercedes fits in this group or the previous one, but whatever... Rosberg can stay, and let's pair him with... MALDONADO! He has shown some genuine speed, and Merc has more potential than Willams. Than we have Sauber. Let's give Romain one more chance to clean up his driving in a solid car. Pair him with Di Resta to see who comes out on top. The Force India seats can go to Massa (who now deserves to stay in F1) and Kobayashi. The winner here deserves to move up the grid later. Bottas will get his well deserved Williams seat, and would be paired with a solid experienced journeyman. How about Heikki? The final non "new team" seats are the Torro Rosso ones. Charles Pic will get one, and Vitaly Petrov gets the other.

Group three:

The Caterham seats go to Verge and Ricciardo. Hard to tell if they are any good, and the better seats are already taken, so... Let them battle it out at Caterham. Glock can keep his Marussia seat, and let's pair him with Bianchi, who I have some doubts about, but let's give it a shot. The final seats (assuming HRT still exists next year would go to Valsecchi (he won in GP2 after all). He must be paired with a descent and proven driver for it to make any sense, and here I would go for someone line Sutil.

So, to sum it up:

Red Bull: Kimi and the Hulk
Ferrari: Alonso and Hamilton
Mclaren: Vettel and Button
Lotus: Perez and Webber
Mercedes: Rosberg and Maldonado
Sauber: Di Resta and Grosjean
Force India: Massa and Kobayashi
Williams: Bottas and Heikki
Torro Rosso: Pic and Petrov
Caterham: Vergne and Ricciardo
Marussia: Glock and Bianchi
HRT: Valsecchi and Sutil

#29 scheivlak

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 00:31

Red Bull: Ricciardo and Felix da Costa
Ferrari: Massa and Barrichello
McLaren: Bruno Senna and Marco Andretti (or Nicolas Prost)
Lotus: Grosjean and Bourdais
Mercedes: Nico Rosberg and Nico Hulkenberg (sponsored by Niquitin)
Sauber: Alonso and Raikkonen
Force India: Chandhok and Coulthard (participating journalism team)
Williams: Maldonado and Danica Patrick
Toro Rosso: Vettel and Webber
Caterham: Button and Hamilton
Marussia: Petrov and Keselowski
HRT: Alguersuari and Sutil

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:05

Red Bull : António Felix da Costa / Kimi Raikkonen
Portugal get our potential world champion and Kimi the car he's dreamed of for years.

Ferrari : Robert Kubica / Alvaro Parente
A back-to-fitness Rob is given the chance that was robbed from him with the crash, and the forgotten Alvaro is Portugal's other potential winner albeit hopefully both wouldn't settle into becoming #2s!

McLaren : Lewis Hamilton / Nick Heidfeld
Not a fan of Lewis but he is a worthy opponent and wins are sweeter if you beat worthy opponents. Besides I've got a soft spot for Mac and this would be a very strong lineup. I've had a suspicion for years Nick would be the perfect #2 and he'd deserve the chance for years of bad luck in the driver market.

Lotus : Nico Hulkenberg / Mark Webber
Rising star Nico gets a better car and a proper measuring stick.

Mercedes : Nico Rosberg / Robin Frijns
I really don't like Merc but their current team is so bland. A massively quick youngster with a huge attitude problem would spice them up and make them the ultimate Darth Vader team.

Sauber : Jenson Button / Sérgio Perez
The tyre management experts in the car that excels at it.

Williams : Fernando Alonso / Sebastian Vettel
If this wouldn't lift up Williams, what would? We'd get the ultimate measure for Seb - how does he handle a top team-mate, and how does he handle a rather mediocre car? This would also be fun for the season-long evil laughs I'd be able to poke at both for their inevitable whining at the car.

Force India : Romain Grosjean / Jaime Alguersuari
Romain gets a lesser pressure environment to shine thanks to a more manageable team-mate after facing 2 champions. Jaime deserves to be back in F1 and in a relatively decent car.

Toro Rosso : Daniel Ricciardo / Felipe Massa
Another promising youngster I'd like to see against a seasoned measuring stick - altho Felipe's wildly fluctuating form might make that difficult.

Caterham : Pastor Maldonado / Will Power
I don't like Pastor but his mighty pace has to be in the grid. We get to see just how good are the current Indycar stars too, by measuring their best road course driver.

Marussia : Kamui Kobayashi / Timo Glock
Neither deserve to drop out of F1.

Prodrive : Jules Bianchi / Paul di Resta
New team to make it 26 cars. di Resta is good enough to be on the grid, and Bianchi whilst always slightly disappointing is still rather quick and it'd be very interesting to know exactly how quick.

HRT : Adrian Sutil / Jean-Eric Vergne
I'm sorry to Kovalainen, Petrov, Bottas and whatever other drivers I can't think of now, but these are the remainder 2 that most deserve to be in F1.

Edited by noikeee, 27 November 2012 - 10:08.


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:02

IRBR: Vettel, Raikkonen (will Vettel need rehab after half a season?)
McLaren: Hamilton, Button (really like this balls and brains pair)
Ferrari: Webber, Massa (underdogs unleashed)
Lotus: Kovalainen, Glock (2nd chance for the guys shafted by Toyota)
Mercedes: Rosberg, Hulkenberg (Teutonic dream team)
Williams: Maldonado, Bottas (Maldo because he won that one race, Bottas 'cause I'm Finnish - fingers crossed he's quick too)
Sauber: Kobayashi, Barrichello (Rubens seems to want to come back and I like how his name is spelled)
STR: Ricciardo, Da Costa (A. Felix da Costa to jump to IRBR when Kimi retires or is too hung over to drive)
FI: DiResta, Sutil (still no Indian drivers)
Caterham: Alonso, Senna (Caterham needs Fernando's 6 tenths to join the midfield, Senna there to pay Fernando's retainer)
Marussia: Calado, Petrov (Calado seems to be a genuine talent, Petrov because of his hot mum)


#32 InfectedPumpkin

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:34

I would like to see Newey in Caterham or Marussia. HRT too, but they have not enough money so even Newey wouldn't help ;)

#33 Creepy

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:56

I really don't have an "ideal grid" in mind, perhaps just one without paydrivers (no problem with bringing sponsors, my beef is with giving seats only because of a given sponsor).

But I'd like to see Alguersuari and Kimi in Lotus. It would be like really cool, and I think they both would get along really well.

#34 g1n

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:10

Me, in any team.

#35 Anderis

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:39

My ideal grid would include not only changed driver line-up in each team, but also some diferrent teams participating in F1. This is it:

McLaren
1. Sebastian Vettel
2. Jerome d'Ambrosio
Ferrari
3. Nico Rosberg
4. Jenson Button
Lotus
5. Lewis Hamilton
6. Pastor Maldonado
Sauber
7. Fernando Alonso
8. Sergio Perez
Williams
9. Nico Hulkenberg
10. Valtteri Bottas
Caterham
11. Heikki Kovalainen
12. Daniel Ricciardo
Marussia
14. Vitaly Petrov
15. Nick Heidfeld
Tyrell
16. Alexander Wurz
17. Esteban Guerreri
Jordan
18. Mark Webber
19. Sebastien Bourdais
Arrows
20. Adrian Sutil
21. Paul di Resta
Ligier
22. Romain Grosjean
23. Charles Pic
Spyker
24. Giedo van der Garde
25. Robin Frijns
Minardi
26. Christian Klien
27. Kevin Korjus

And all of the teams being able to fight at least for minor points and Q2 most of the time if driver is doing a proper job.

Edited by Anderis, 27 November 2012 - 09:40.


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:56

Lotus
5. Lewis Hamilton
6. Pastor Maldonado
Sauber
7. Fernando Alonso
8. Sergio Perez


You just want to watch the world burn don't you?

#37 Sakae

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:05

Oh god, this is what happens during the winter.. :drunk:

...and it's only couple of days after Brazil...

#38 Sakae

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:13

Red Bull : Sebastian Vettel / Kimi Raikkonen, or
Red Bull : Sebastian Vettel / Fernando Alonso, or
Red Bull : Sebastian Vettel / Lewis Hamilton, or
Red Bull : Sebastian Vettel / Kamui Kobayashi, or
Red Bull : Sebastian Vettel / Jenson Button



#39 matthewf1

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:35

McLaren
A Senna
Hamilton

Ferrari
Ascari
Farina

Mercedes
M Schumacher
Vettel

Williams
Mansell
Prost

Lotus
G Hill
Clark

Hesketh
Hunt
Raikkonen

Brabham
Brabham
Piquet Snr

Team Rosberg
K Rosberg
N Rosberg

Red Bull
Lauda
Rindt

Edited by matthewf1, 27 November 2012 - 10:37.


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#40 Anderis

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:47

Team Rosberg
K Rosberg
N Rosberg

:lol:

Your grid is lacking Team Hill, I think. ;)

#41 Atreiu

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:58

Unrealistically:

McLaren
Hamilton
Hulkenberg

Red Bull
Vettel
Button

The rest can more or less stay the same.

#42 noikeee

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:30

I tried another grid now, with all drivers from the 1980s to now:

Ferrari : M. Schumacher / G. Villeneuve
McLaren-Honda : Senna / Hamilton
Williams-Renault : Prost / Mansell
Benetton-Renault : Alonso / Raikkonen
Red Bull-Renault : Vettel / Montoya
Brawn-Mercedes : Button / Lauda
Brabham-BMW : Piquet / D. Hill
Lotus-Honda : Hakkinen / K. Rosberg
Sauber-Mercedes : Kubica / J. Villeneuve
Ligier-Renault : Arnoux / Pironi
Jordan-Ford : Frentzen / Barrichello
Minardi-Ferrari : Reutemann / Webber
Arrows-BMW : Berger / Jones
Tyrrell-Honda : Alesi / Alboreto
Toyota : Coulthard / R. Schumacher
Dallara-Ferrari : Patrese / Massa

That's 32 cars already, all grand prix winners. Good luck even trying to qualify. Then there's Watson, Tambay, Boutsen, Nannini, de Angelis, Warwick, Brundle, Bellof, Herbert, Trulli, Nico Rosberg, waiting in the sidelines...

#43 bub

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 16:01

Red Bull
Webber
Ricciardo

Ferrari
Button
Hulkenberg

McLaren
Rosberg
Perez

Mercedes
Vettel
Hamilton

Lotus
Alonso
Raikkonen

Sauber
Massa
Alguersuari

Williams
Bottas
Kovalainen

Force India
Kobayashi
di Resta

Torro Rosso
Vergne
Buemi

Caterham
Pic
Sutil

Marussia
Petrov
Grosjean

HRT
Maldonado
da Costa

Edited by bub, 27 November 2012 - 16:15.


#44 paulrobs

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 16:11

Ferrari:
Me

I'll figure out the rest later!


:rotfl:

McLaren:
Me

McLaren Pits:
My supermodel girlfriend who attends every race with me and lives with me in Monaco

#45 paulrobs

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 16:16

McLaren
A Senna
Hamilton

Ferrari
Ascari
Farina

Mercedes
M Schumacher
Vettel

Williams
Mansell
Prost

Lotus
G Hill
Clark

Hesketh
Hunt
Raikkonen

Brabham
Brabham
Piquet Snr

Team Rosberg
K Rosberg
N Rosberg

Red Bull
Lauda
Rindt


Exactly where I was going to go with my post and then thought I'd better check no-one else had. :up:

Now wouldn't this be something! We can argue about which specific drivers should be in there - I think you're missing Jackie Stewart for example - but what a prospect indeed

#46 LB

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 16:59

Vettel and Hulkenberg at McLaren ..They've never had a German


Apart from Jochen Mass

#47 scheivlak

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 17:06

Apart from Jochen Mass

Indeed.

That was pre-Ron.....

#48 Red17

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 20:36

Given the sturdy nature displayed by the Red Bull at Interlagos I think it's safe enough to pair Kurt Bush with Grosjean or Maldonado.

I also would have loved to see Piquet Sr. with Kimi.

#49 DankBank

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 21:26

I just wish Alonso and Vettel didn't have the advantage of pairing with a dead fish and actually felt insecure about their standing in the team like Lewis obviously did this season, which is he is now running from apparently...I dunno, I just wish we could get an actual rivalry within a team instead of the ubiquitous Big Brother/Little Brother pairings that have become so commonplace. The only other team battles that interested me this season were Perez/Koba and Hulk/DiResta.

In a fantasy world based purely on competitive team battles, I'd say:

McLaren
Lewis Hamilton & Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen

Red Bull
Jenson Button & Mark Webber

Mercedes
Nico Hulkenburg & Nico Rosberg

Enstone
Pastor Maldonado & Romain Grosjean

Sauber
Felipe Massa & Rubens Barrichello

Williams
Heikki Kovalainen & Kamui Kobayashi

Force India
Paul DiResta & Sergio Perez


#50 Longtimefan

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 23:29


Red Bull:
Alain Prost
Jackie Stewart

Mclaren:
Bruce McLaren
Ayrton Senna

Ferrari:
Michael Schumacher
Gilles Villeneuve

Lotus:
Jochen Rindt
Jim Clark

Tyrrell (Mercedes renamed)
Francois Cevert
Patrick Depailler

Sauber:
John Surtees
Elio De Angelis

Force India:
Ricardo Rodriguez
Lorenzo Bandini

Scuderia Torro Rosso:
Ronnie Peterson
Emerson Fittipaldi

Caterham
Niki Lauda
James Hunt

Marussia
Nigel Mansell
Gunnar Nilsson