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Atlas Voting Championship 2002: Belgium

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#1 Makarias

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 15:12

Remember to consider the whole weekend, not just the race.
Step 1 - GP takes place & voting opens
Step 2 - Everybody votes for the three drivers they genuinely think did well in the GP. One top driver and two running up. If I feel you are simply voting for the fav driver each time I'll put you on the blacklist for a while. (I won't be voting myself, to make it fairer) Also not arguing over somebody elses votes or again on the blacklist you go. Posts should be along the lines of:

...Top Drive: Driver X - The one guy who impressed you most over the GP Weekend

...Runner Ups : Driver Y, Driver Z - The next two guys who impressed you.

Make it clear which Schumacher you mean, and which driver is Top Drive. Don't use the abbreviation MS without further clarification, as it could mean both Michael Schumacher and Mika Salo.

Step 3- Voting will close in about a week

Step 4 - I'll add up the total number of votes. 2 pts for a top vote and 1 for a runner-up vote. This will produce a 'race result'. Should drivers have the same voting score then I will split them by who has had the most Top Votes. If that fails then simply in race result order.

Step 5 - The drivers will then be awarded championship points on a 10-6-4-3-2-1 system.

Rate the race
Please rate the race from 0-10, using the following guide.

Quality of race
This should be a reflection of how good the race was, not how much you liked the results. Please don't give it a one or two just because driver X failed to win the championship. Think about how much it had your pulse racing and you guessing at what the end result was going to be. Use the guide below to help, and think carefully. Try to compare it not just to the last few races, but all the grand prix you've ever watched. Votes of 9 and 10 should be quite rare.

10 The best race I've ever seen
9 Contender for the best race of the last few seasons
8 Contender for the best race of the season
7 Brilliant race, I was on the edge of my seat for a lot of the race
6 Better than average, more than a few on the edge the seat moments
5 An average race, nothing spectacular but worth watching
4 Below average, too few exciting moments
3 Well, there was one or two moments of interest
2 That was completely predictable
1 I struggled to watch it all the way through
0 I slept through most of it

Satisfaction with the results
Please also rate the race in terms of how satisfied you are with the results. This one
should be based on if driver X wins the championship or not! Also factors such controversy
over DQ's that sour the event should be considered.

10 All the right results, and done with style
9 All the right results, if not in the best manner
8 Mostly the right results
7 Mostly the right results with a bit of luck
6 Some of drivers/teams I liked did well
5 Neither happy nor sad with the results
4 My likes didn't quite manage to do well
3 My likes did quite badly
2 My likes did quite badly and my dislikes did good
1 All the wrong drivers/teams did very well but I'll give them credit for doing it well
0 All the wrong drivers/teams did very well and the right ones did badly

Note: people who are on the Voting Championship blacklist can still participate in Rate the race.

Rating averages so far:

Australia: Quality 6.54; Satisfaction 6.46
Malaysia: Quality 5.87; Satisfaction 5.77
Brazil: Quality 6.57; Satisfaction 5.80
San Marino: Quality 2.38; Satisfaction 5.68
Spain: Quality 4.10; Satisfaction 4.93
Austria: Quality 6.53; Satisfaction 1.90
Monaco: Quality 7.14; Satisfaction 7.26
Canada: Quality 6.54; Satisfaction 6.00
Europe: Quality 7.04; Satisfaction 6.87
Great Britain: Quality 8.74; Satisfaction 7.26
France: Quality 7.13; Satisfaction 6.70
Germany: Quality 6.12; Satisfaction 5.81
Hungary: Quality 3.42; Satisfaction 5.39


#2 HP

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 15:32

1) MS (by a country mile)
2) JVi nice battles in that car
3) Montoya

Q 5
S 8

#3 fisichella_2001

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 15:50

Winner - M Schumacher
Runners-up - J Villeneuve & K Raikkonen

Quality - 5
Satisfaction - 6

#4 SeanValen

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 16:49

1) Michael Schumacher

(At Spa, best driver on the best track, add f1-2002 as well, amazing stuff, gets record of 10 in a season in the best way possible, plus pole position.)

2) Montoya

(Not a great weekend for Williams, but McLarens could of gotten 3rd, Montoya beated the McLarens, well done)

3) Eddie Irvine

(perhaps difficult to measure his performance, but a great race, deserving of a menstion, Jaguar point!)

Quality: 7

(MS in the best Ferrari, out driving his teamate, best track in the world, a thrill itself, rest of the battles a bonus.)

Satisfaction: 10

#5 Chrissy Boy

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 17:33

Winner : Michael Schumacher
Runners up: J Villeneuve and Eddie Irvine

Quality - 6
Satisfaction - 6

#6 control

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 18:02

1. M Schumacher
2. Irvine
3. Villenueve

Quality. 6

#7 Estwald

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 20:39

Top Drive: Michael Schumacher-No contest, Pole, Win, and Fastest Lap :up:
Runners Up: Irvine- For getting a Jag in the points
----------: Raikonnen-For a great qualifying and nice powerslide in the race

Honorable mention: Villenueve-good battles down the field.

Quality: 6
Satisfaction: 9

#8 scheivlak

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 20:43

Top: Michael Schumacher
Rup1: Eddie Irvine
Rup 2: JP Montoya

Quality: 7 (digital feed was excellent)

#9 coyoteBR

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Posted 01 September 2002 - 21:53

Winner: Michael Schumacher, with all the merits

Runner ups: Raikkonen, for the whole weekend.
Villeneuve, for some exciting battles.

Too bad there's no place for Massa, who did some great overtakes and was better than his teammate during the whole weekend.

Quality: 7

#10 StickShift

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Posted 02 September 2002 - 05:30

Top drive - Michael Schumacher
Runners ups - Jacques Villeneuve and Eddie Irvine

Quality - 6
Satisfaction - 3

#11 TT6

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Posted 02 September 2002 - 08:03

Top Drive: Michael Schumacher - here's the guy to beat, amazing
Runners Up: Juan Pablo Montoya - this time faultless (it's about time)
Kimi Räikkönen - great qualifying, one mistake in race but kept the car in the track

Quality: 6
Satisfaction: 4

#12 LB

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Posted 02 September 2002 - 10:08

I'm really surprised at the quality votes that GP was turgid for Spa

anyway Top drive Michael Schumacher

runners Up DC and Irvine

Quality 1 ( by definition I actually left it at one point it was sooo bad)
Result 5

#13 madmac

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Posted 02 September 2002 - 15:37

Top drive EI

Runners up: JPM & M Schumacer

Quality 2

Satis 4

#14 Draco

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Posted 03 September 2002 - 08:43

Top Drive: Michael Schumacher
Runners Up: Eddie Irvine, Kimi Raikonnen

Quality: 6 (MS was brilliant although I wasn't "on the edge of my seat"; there was some interesting mid-field stuff)
Satisfaction: 8

#15 Schuting Star

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Posted 03 September 2002 - 08:52

Top drive: M Schumacher, near perfect all weekend
Runners up: Raikkonen, his qualifying was superb to see and held onto the car well when he slid in the race.
Irvine, it took luck to get it in the points but the car looked a handful all weekend and he had to really work for it.

Quality: 7, probably because I was there and the seats are so uncomfortable being on the edge of them is probably the only way.

Satisfaction: 10, perfect for my first live race - Michael gets pole and wins the race in dominant fashion.

#16 DeathMasteR

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Posted 04 September 2002 - 16:11

Top: EI (I don't like that "boy", but this time he hit the road)

Runners: KR, JV

Q: 6
S: 3

#17 gerry nassar

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Posted 04 September 2002 - 23:59

1. MSchumacher
2. Eddie Irvine
3. Kimi Raikonnen (for the oevrall weekend)

Honourable mention - Juan Pablo Montoya

Satisfaction: 5
Quality: 3 (very mediocre by Spa Standards)

#18 Makarias

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Posted 06 September 2002 - 03:05

I bet there are a few more than this who actually saw the race and had an opinion about it... More votes please!

#19 GreenLantern

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Posted 09 September 2002 - 09:06

Top Drive: Michael Schumacher - no question, Schuey was brilliant all weekend, especially in the first phase of the race as he pulled away from the field, vintage Schuey :up:
Runners Up: Eddie Irvine, good drive in a Jag
Kimi Raikonnen - great during quals :up:

Quality - 6 - largely due to a sensational performance from Michael
Satisfaction - 7 , pity about Fisi's engine blowup


#20 Makarias

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Posted 09 September 2002 - 18:18

I'm a bit too lazy to sum this up tonight, so I'll let the voting be open until tomorrow night.

#21 Makarias

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Posted 11 September 2002 - 00:59

The voting is closed. Results will come tomorrow.