Jump to content


Photo
* * * * * 1 votes

GP2 2013


  • Please log in to reply
1789 replies to this topic

#351 Kyo

Kyo
  • Member

  • 833 posts
  • Joined: February 11

Posted 10 May 2013 - 15:27

Looks like Frijns is closer to the pace now we're back in Europe.

Yes, having already tested there certainly helps.

It seems DAMS drivers will join the fight this weekend. Good.

Advertisement

#352 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 10 May 2013 - 15:30

Nasr looking good IMO, super fast in FP and a decent qualy session. Think my money is going on him for the win based on what we've seen so far.

#353 Kyo

Kyo
  • Member

  • 833 posts
  • Joined: February 11

Posted 10 May 2013 - 16:14

Did Calado have any problem or he was saving tyres? He was the only one to do one attempt only.

#354 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:46

Disaster for calado, title might already be over for him. :well:

#355 Disgrace

Disgrace
  • RC Forum Host

  • 9,929 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:47

What a 'mare for Calado. Wasted talent.

#356 noikeee

noikeee
  • Member

  • 9,603 posts
  • Joined: February 06

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:49

Think the blame lies with James there - very costly as that will impact badly on tomorrow's race as well. Nightmare season so far really for him, every mistake seems to ruin 2 or 3 races.

That was crazy on the pit straight by Canamasas and Rosenzweig.

#357 Disgrace

Disgrace
  • RC Forum Host

  • 9,929 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:50

Did it just not occur to Canamasas to lift? :drunk:

#358 noikeee

noikeee
  • Member

  • 9,603 posts
  • Joined: February 06

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:53

Major air there! :eek:

#359 DKMoto

DKMoto
  • Member

  • 185 posts
  • Joined: November 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:54

Major air there! :eek:


I want a HD GIF of that, that was some crazy air

Advertisement

#360 dau

dau
  • Member

  • 4,569 posts
  • Joined: March 09

Posted 11 May 2013 - 13:54

Nathanael Berthon: Car Bowling Champion 2013.

Edited by dau, 11 May 2013 - 13:56.


#361 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:00

God i love GP2, never fails to amuse/impress/scare.

EDIT: Ericsson out!! Frijns leading, like i was saying.

Edited by olliek88, 11 May 2013 - 14:01.


#362 noikeee

noikeee
  • Member

  • 9,603 posts
  • Joined: February 06

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:01

How on earth did everyone not crash together in that corner prior to the chicane? :drunk: Great driving to avoid that!

Frijns now effectively up to 2nd! ( :eek: ) - Coletti and Nasr the big losers out of the pit strategy shake-up.

#363 noikeee

noikeee
  • Member

  • 9,603 posts
  • Joined: February 06

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:02

Oh dear, Ericsson out, think that's very harsh, lost win there he really needed that. But Frijns on course to win!

#364 SpartanChas

SpartanChas
  • Member

  • 748 posts
  • Joined: February 11

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:03

Missed the start, what happened to James!?

Exciting race!

#365 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:05

Missed the start, what happened to James!?

Exciting race!


Contact with Leimer on the run into T1 on the 1st lap (probably his fault to be honest) damage and game over.

#366 joshb

joshb
  • Member

  • 3,286 posts
  • Joined: March 11

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:06

Some of the driving is ridiculous... but it makes for exciting stuff to watch

#367 Fastcake

Fastcake
  • Member

  • 6,172 posts
  • Joined: April 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:06

Missed the start, what happened to James!?

Exciting race!


Same here! Need some replays later.

Entertaining race from what I've seen, I have absoutely no idea what Canamasas (I hope that's right I'm rubbish at remembering them all) was doing. It's typical GP2 boys in action really.

#368 EightGear

EightGear
  • Member

  • 415 posts
  • Joined: April 11

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:07

Frijns will burn out his tyres no doubt.

#369 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:10

Errr, Cecotto is P1 (hasn't pitted) but is 20 seconds up the road and going quicker than the gaggle behind Frijns, he could win this.

#370 charly0418

charly0418
  • Member

  • 1,230 posts
  • Joined: October 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:14

Goodbye to Calados and Ericcsons chances at the championship.

Great to see Frijns up there! What a talent!

#371 sennafan

sennafan
  • Member

  • 81 posts
  • Joined: February 13

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:15

Same here! Need some replays later.

Entertaining race from what I've seen, I have absoutely no idea what Canamasas (I hope that's right I'm rubbish at remembering them all) was doing. It's typical GP2 boys in action really.


Canamasas didn't do anything wrong for once. he was forced off track by rozenzweig in the same way as schumi on Barichello, and then Berthon rearended him the same way as Guiterez on Sutil.

#372 Fastcake

Fastcake
  • Member

  • 6,172 posts
  • Joined: April 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:18

Canamasas didn't do anything wrong for once. he was forced off track by rozenzweig in the same way as schumi on Barichello, and then Berthon rearended him the same way as Guiterez on Sutil.


I'll need to watch it again, but I may well of mixed the names up anyway. Bloody foreign paydrivers with foreign names :lol:

#373 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:23

Keep an eye out for Nasr...

Stefan, what a tool.

Edited by olliek88, 11 May 2013 - 14:26.


#374 Yhamm

Yhamm
  • Member

  • 639 posts
  • Joined: September 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:25

damn you Richelmi, that would have been a nice overtake for Dillmann

#375 charly0418

charly0418
  • Member

  • 1,230 posts
  • Joined: October 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:27

Richelmi might be the weakest racer of Gp2. Oh god... its the same story every race

#376 muramasa

muramasa
  • Member

  • 3,074 posts
  • Joined: November 08

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:27


those GP2 cars are actually sturdy!

#377 Fastcake

Fastcake
  • Member

  • 6,172 posts
  • Joined: April 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:27

Shame about Dillman he was having a decent race, before Richelmi just drove into him.

#378 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:32

Time for a game of GP2 crash bingo and i think everyone's numbers are about to come up. Expecting carnage in 3-2-1...

#379 SpartanChas

SpartanChas
  • Member

  • 748 posts
  • Joined: February 11

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:36

I like Buxton but I wish he'd stop calling it Sam Bird Corner, it's NEVER going to happen.

Advertisement

#380 Yhamm

Yhamm
  • Member

  • 639 posts
  • Joined: September 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:36

Dillmann is coming back so fast on the leaders o_o

#381 noikeee

noikeee
  • Member

  • 9,603 posts
  • Joined: February 06

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:37

Great comeback race by Nasr, after that disastrous pit strategy. Now up to 3rd, very nicely done.

#382 charly0418

charly0418
  • Member

  • 1,230 posts
  • Joined: October 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:38

Keep an eye out for Nasr...

Stefan, what a tool.


Nice call mate :up:

#383 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:39

Hate to say i told you so...

#384 muramasa

muramasa
  • Member

  • 3,074 posts
  • Joined: November 08

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:40


Nasr copying last year's Kobayashi :D

#385 Fastcake

Fastcake
  • Member

  • 6,172 posts
  • Joined: April 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:41

Time for a game of GP2 crash bingo and i think everyone's numbers are about to come up. Expecting carnage in 3-2-1...


It was inevitable! Nasr hit Palmer which allowed Bird to catch up, then drove rather erratically sticking Bird in the dirt.

Great move by Dillman there, glad he's almost on the podium. I've had my eye on him since I saw him drive last year.

#386 noikeee

noikeee
  • Member

  • 9,603 posts
  • Joined: February 06

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:42

Think Nasr was very lucky not to crash out with that move on Palmer, just like he was at the start with the move on Richelmi (?) - but anyway, having survived that, great race up to 2nd.

#387 charly0418

charly0418
  • Member

  • 1,230 posts
  • Joined: October 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:42

Holy crap Dillman! What a racer!

#388 Raikkonen94

Raikkonen94
  • Member

  • 478 posts
  • Joined: March 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:42

Put Frijns in the Sauber of Gutierrez! :p

#389 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:44

Robin Frijns is a class act! One weekend and minimal testing and he's sussed out the Pirelli's after a whole career on Michelins. Stunning driver, now he's dropping Nasr. :stoned:

#390 Yhamm

Yhamm
  • Member

  • 639 posts
  • Joined: September 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:46

Bah Tom... you spoiled everything in the last lap :(
and now your race tomorrow will be so hard with soft tyres :/

#391 jjcale

jjcale
  • Member

  • 7,282 posts
  • Joined: October 09

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:47

What a crazy race :clap:

#392 SpartanChas

SpartanChas
  • Member

  • 748 posts
  • Joined: February 11

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:48

AAAARGH, feel so bad for Dillmann! Maybe could have been driver of the day too. Amazing from Frijns and Nasr.

#393 billm99uk

billm99uk
  • Member

  • 2,939 posts
  • Joined: February 05

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:48

Bet Frijns is happy he took that drive now :D

#394 Fastcake

Fastcake
  • Member

  • 6,172 posts
  • Joined: April 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:51

Monisha Kaltenborn rather quick to congratulate Frijns win there, perhaps sending a rather overt message to Gutierrez to get his act together. Good win by him after his first weekend here, congrats. Nasr took advantage of his pit strategy today and cleanly overtook on the last few laps before he hit Palmer, might warrant an investigation. Good for Palmer to stay on the podium, but he too had some questionable tactics with Bird - although I was impressed by him taking advantage of Bird's rather suicidal move earlier.

Just a shame Dillman's final move didn't pay off and he lost all those places. :well:

#395 Ross Stonefeld

Ross Stonefeld
  • Member

  • 57,301 posts
  • Joined: August 99

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:53

Monisha Kaltenborn rather quick to congratulate Frijns win there, perhaps sending a rather overt message to Gutierrez to get his act together.


Sometimes a congratulations is just a congratulations.


#396 Fastcake

Fastcake
  • Member

  • 6,172 posts
  • Joined: April 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:53

Sometimes a congratulations is just a congratulations.


Yes, but that's not as fun is it  ;)

#397 olliek88

olliek88
  • Member

  • 4,048 posts
  • Joined: January 10

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:54

Monisha Kaltenborn rather quick to congratulate Frijns win there, perhaps sending a rather overt message to Gutierrez to get his act together. Good win by him after his first weekend here, congrats. Nasr took advantage of his pit strategy today and cleanly overtook on the last few laps before he hit Palmer, might warrant an investigation. Good for Palmer to stay on the podium, but he too had some questionable tactics with Bird - although I was impressed by him taking advantage of Bird's rather suicidal move earlier.

Just a shame Dillman's final move didn't pay off and he lost all those places. :well:


If anything he got screwed over in the pit stops, he did a great job of looking after his tyres, he was P3 before the stops and about P10 after them!

#398 Henrik B

Henrik B
  • Member

  • 2,705 posts
  • Joined: March 03

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:54

It was inevitable! Nasr hit Palmer which allowed Bird to catch up, then drove rather erratically sticking Bird in the dirt.


Since bird broke Ericssons suspension, I'd like to call that "karma".

It makes for great entertainment, but sometimes the speed difference on different tyres makes accidents pretty inevitable. Ericsson was blocked by a car that hadn't pitted.

#399 Muppetmad

Muppetmad
  • Member

  • 2,461 posts
  • Joined: September 09

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:55

Well, that was the first GP2 race I've watched (missed the first few laps) in a long time - I think I picked a good race to watch!

Advertisement

#400 charly0418

charly0418
  • Member

  • 1,230 posts
  • Joined: October 12

Posted 11 May 2013 - 14:56

When I see Nasr and Frijns next to each other I cant stop laughing at the fact that Frijns doesnt have 1 damn sponsor. LOL