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Poll: What colour do you think he should use at Mercedes? (143 member(s) have cast votes)

Which colour?

  1. Yellow (90 votes [62.94%])

    Percentage of vote: 62.94%

  2. Pearl White (11 votes [7.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  3. Black (8 votes [5.59%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.59%

  4. Pink (33 votes [23.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 23.08%

  5. Other (please specify) (1 votes [0.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.70%

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#101 10e10

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 14:21

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Lewis please use this helmet bro :drunk:


When did he use that helmet?

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#102 jrg19

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 14:23

When did he use that helmet?


Was a gift from Jason his helmet painter with his first colours and his championship design.

#103 MirNyet

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 14:40

The top part works well, the side panels look a complete mess - the edging on the different elements doesn't flow - it goes in places from a white stripe to a black one for no apparent reason - just a mess really.



#104 paipa

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 15:14

What is it with these cluttered, overly colorful helmets all across the grid? Nobody in F1 has a nice design. They all look like crap that 12 year olds would design in a computer game. I understand sponsor patches make it difficult to keep helmets clean and harmonious but then they go and throw the most idiotic shapes and gradients on any remaining free spots. No sense of style at all. This one is particularly horrible although I'm not exactly surprised as he seems to like looking like a clown anyway. Thank god it doesn't matter on the track, he remains my favourite driver regardless.

Edited by paipa, 02 February 2013 - 15:14.


#105 10e10

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 16:02

Was a gift from Jason his helmet painter with his first colours and his championship design.


:up:

I liked the first design of his helmet at McLaren, it's still my favourite.

#106 Obi Offiah

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 16:14

Here's an idea for a helmet design. Start with an all black design but with dark grey score marks segmenting it. Each segment is titled with a small dark grey goal e.g 1st Pole. As each goal is achieved that segment is removed in a subsequent design, revealing part of a slight altered 'special' yellow helmet design more in tune with his originals?

#107 Gintonious

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 16:22

Really not a fan of it at all. Just looks way too messy! (not the footballer)

#108 jjcale

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 16:35

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:down:

#109 Markn93

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 17:13

At least it's yellow.

#110 JonathanProc

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 17:19

I don't understand why the red has been split into three separate shapes. It would look much better if it was joined up like it was before. It just looks a bit too busy at the moment.

#111 Markn93

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 17:23

Probably to distinguish between this and Nico's, providing they are both predominantly yellow.

#112 KateLM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 17:57

I don't love it but I don't think it's hideous or anything. I've seen far worse.

#113 dhill39

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 18:03

Don't worry guys,I think he's going to change it,his fans are speaking and I think he's listening,that helmet won't make it to the first race.

#114 10e10

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 19:32

I don't understand why the red has been split into three separate shapes. It would look much better if it was joined up like it was before. It just looks a bit too busy at the moment.


Completely agree with you!

#115 Obi Offiah

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 19:42

The more I look at it the more I like it, I'am still all for in with the old and out with the new though. I do like the red collar around the HANS connector, that should stay and perhaps experiment with different colours there.

#116 jrg19

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 19:46

The more I look at it the more I like it, I'am still all for in with the old and out with the new though. I do like the red collar around the HANS connector, that should stay and perhaps experiment with different colours there.


Yeah, I think the old design will start to look "old" so to speak.

#117 Alx09

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:02

I don't understand why the red has been split into three separate shapes. It would look much better if it was joined up like it was before. It just looks a bit too busy at the moment.

A quick test:

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#118 Mc_Silver

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:03

A quick test:

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Good job, it looks better like that :up:

#119 MP422

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:04

So much fuss about another man's helmet. LOL. That's what LH likes !!

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#120 Obi Offiah

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:04

A quick test:

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:up:

#121 Mc_Silver

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:06

So much fuss about another man's helmet. LOL. That's what LH likes !!


Leave him alone, he knows what he is doing! :stoned:

#122 Boxerevo

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:10

You saved the helmet lol. :up:

#123 Alx09

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:15

Another quick test, without the blue as someone mentioned (sloppy work I know, but to give an idea):

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#124 Ross Stonefeld

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:19

Blue is part of his design though.

#125 Boxerevo

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:20

Yes,i would miss the blue.



#126 Alx09

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:24

Yep.

#127 Obi Offiah

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:26

What detracts from it is that there is far too much in terms of spacial area of the other colours.

#128 JonathanProc

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 20:35

That looks great actually. If the green was changed to blue then it would be awesome.

#129 10e10

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 21:33

A quick test:

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For me it would be better, this way. But I'm still in favor of the older one.

#130 jrg19

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 20:23

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Cant tell if the back says H.A.M or Hamilton.

#131 Boxerevo

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 20:54

Someone saw the helmet's back ?

#132 SirT

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 21:19

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Cant tell if the back says H.A.M or Hamilton.

Didn't the FIA make him tape up H.A.M at the US GP?

Edit: Just googled it. http://www.thesun.co...rom-helmet.html
Seems the FIA didn't care but it got removed after the Sun complained. Maybe McLaren made him remove it. So I guess it does say H.A.M on the back!

Edited by SirT, 04 February 2013 - 21:23.


#133 SR388

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 21:40

I would be very surprised if he went back to the HAM on the back. I can't blame him for doing so because those are his FIA initials. It would be silly though to draw the ire of the silly british press that loves to make a huge deal of that.

#134 jrg19

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 16:10

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No green padding this year.

#135 Gridfire

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 16:12

Didn't the FIA make him tape up H.A.M at the US GP?

Edit: Just googled it. http://www.thesun.co...rom-helmet.html
Seems the FIA didn't care but it got removed after the Sun complained. Maybe McLaren made him remove it. So I guess it does say H.A.M on the back!


Isn't that terribly unsophisticated and juvenile? Hard As a M**********r? Really? A short, skinny racing car driver?

#136 jrg19

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 16:15

Isn't that terribly unsophisticated and juvenile? Hard As a M**********r? Really? A short, skinny racing car driver?


Yup its so, so terrible. :cry: :( :cry:

#137 bub

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 16:17

Isn't that terribly unsophisticated and juvenile? Hard As a M**********r? Really? A short, skinny racing car driver?


Not really.

#138 Watkins74

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 16:30

Isn't that terribly unsophisticated and juvenile? Hard As a M**********r? Really? A short, skinny racing car driver?

Yes. I see at 28 he is still immature as ever.

#139 bauss

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 16:39

It is from this song



He was the first person I thought of when I saw the name and heard that song...

and whenever I see the initials HAM on the TV especially in qualy, I always think about the song...

If he chooses to have HAM on his helmet, he can just argue that is a short form of his surname.

It's not a big deal anyway

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#140 10e10

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 17:10

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No green padding this year.


Maybe that was kept in the McLaren contract. :p :rotfl:

#141 jjcale

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 18:05

It is from this song


If youre like me and just heard that for the first time ... you probably think that was vile.... but if you dont listen to any rap please take my word that its not all as bad as this ... there are actually some sensible positive uplifting rap songs still being made ... despite the efforts of the "....the wicked empire of Def Jam, the land where lyrics are bland and heretics hang" as Canibus rightly called them.

Poor LH if this is the garbage floating around his head ....

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#142 DaiMOn

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:05

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#143 tjkoyen

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:06

If youre like me and just heard that for the first time ... you probably think that was vile.... but if you dont listen to any rap please take my word that its not all as bad as this ... there are actually some sensible positive uplifting rap songs still being made ... despite the efforts of the "....the wicked empire of Def Jam, the land where lyrics are bland and heretics hang" as Canibus rightly called them.

Poor LH if this is the garbage floating around his head ....

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I say "H.A.M." all the time and I don't listen to mainstream hip-hop at all. I actually listen to underground hip-hop all the time and HATE mainstream stuff. It's an abbreviation, nothing more.

I think we all know Lewis' image he likes to go for when not in the car. Hip-hop star lifestyle. But he can put whatever he wants on his helmet (until the FiA tells him not to).

And he's not exactly a "skinny racecar driver", he's pretty built. Look at him compared to Rosberg. Dude has some muscle mass.

This forum is full of ridiculousness.

#144 gm914

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:12

Being a fan of the show 30Rock, all I think of is this.

#145 Nigol

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:12

Meh, I hope he ue will use his green padding again.

#146 Ross Stonefeld

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:13

We are not going to debate foam.

#147 DampMongoose

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:24

We are not going to debate foam.


Ha Ha, some people on here would rather start a new thread for that! Personally I'd rather they homologate helmets when they are granted a superlicence...

#148 jjcale

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:28

I say "H.A.M." all the time and I don't listen to mainstream hip-hop at all. I actually listen to underground hip-hop all the time and HATE mainstream stuff. It's an abbreviation, nothing more.

K... glad to know that... am getting old :|

I think we all know Lewis' image he likes to go for when not in the car. Hip-hop star lifestyle. But he can put whatever he wants on his helmet (until the FiA tells him not to).

Not really ... he's a pretty normal guy ... say the folks who know him

And he's not exactly a "skinny racecar driver", he's pretty built. Look at him compared to Rosberg. Dude has some muscle mass.

This forum is full of ridiculousness.


Yeah - but its not that bad ... I've seen worse

#149 P123

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:32

We are not going to debate foam.


Better that than all the angst over some lettering that may or may not be present.

#150 jrg19

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:41

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Looks great at this angle with Hans.