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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:46 pm 
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BMW already got a new wing thing... next to the sidepodwing :P

http://members.f1-live.com/f1/photos-hi ... po_178.jpg

I surely hope they can go for the WC this year!


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You can say what you want.. But BMW is the only team thats expirimenting with weird stuff this winter. From this shot I like the new "wings" on the nose. From front view it looks ugly


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The new hippie Honda :roll:

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First pole for Sauber, finally. :D


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Alonso signs for Ferrari
MAY 24, 2008

The word in the F1 paddock in Monte Carlo is that Fernando Alonso has just inked a deal to drive for Ferrari in 2010.

No confirmation is expected for a year, and there may be denials of any arrangement, as there would obviously be some serious knock-on effects for other parties in the F1 paddock.

Alonso went to Renault this year after splitting with McLaren unexpectedly at the end of last season. It was a stop-gap solution for the Spaniard, although it was dressed up as the big return to the team with which he won his two World Championships. This year the team's performance has been rather disappointing and Fernando has scored just nine points, while Nelson Piquet has failed to score and the team is languishing in seventh place in the Constructors' Championship. Unless there is a dramatic improvement soon the team will have no hope of finishing the year better than fourth in the championship and there have been rumours for some time that ING may be looking around at other opportunities.

Fernando has made no secret of the fact that he will consider other offers if they are sensible. He has been angling for a ride at Ferrari for some time. It may seem that is a rather premature move, but these days in F1 deals are being done much earlier than used to be the case. Kimi Raikkonen's deal with Ferrari, which began in 2007, was first reported as being done as early as October 2005. Alonso's 2007 deal with McLaren was announced in December 2005. Thus now would be the time that deals are being done for 2010.

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Great victory by Lewis Hamilton, he´s now the championship leader. Shame about Adrian Sutil, I think he was one of the few guys who drove perfect all day. Here´s how they finished.

1 L. Hamilton McLaren 2:00:42.742
2 R. Kubica BMW + 3.064
3 F. Massa Ferrari + 4.811
4 M. Webber Red Bull + 19.295
5 S. Vettel Scuderia Toro Rosso + 24.657
6 R. Barrichello Honda + 28.408
7 K. Nakajima Williams + 30.180
8 H. Kovalainen McLaren + 33.191
9 K. Räikkönen Ferrari + 33.792
10 F. Alonso Renault + 0 laps
11 J. Button Honda + 0 laps
12 T. Glock Toyota + 0 laps
13 J. Trulli Toyota + 0 laps
14 N. Heidfeld BMW + 0 laps
Did not finish
15 A. Sutil Force India F1 + 7 laps
16 N. Rosberg Williams + 17 laps
17 N. Piquet jr. Renault + 31 laps
18 G. Fisichella Force India F1 + 40 laps
19 D. Coulthard Red Bull + 70 laps
20 S. Bourdais Scuderia Toro Rosso + 70 laps


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By Charles Bradley Sunday, May 25th 2008, 16:48 GMT

McLaren CEO Martin Whitmarsh revealed to autosport.com that Lewis Hamilton was lucky to finish the Monaco Grand Prix, let alone win it, after the team discovered that the Briton had a puncture on the slow down lap.

Hamilton, who became the first English winner of the Monaco Grand Prix since Graham Hill 39 years ago, collected a right-rear puncture early in the race when he hit the wall at Tabac.

But while Whitmarsh admitted there was superficial damage to the McLaren in the first incident, he suggested that Nico Rosberg's crash at the Swimming Pool complex could have ruined Hamilton's chances of victory.

"We had a look, there was a bit of floor damage, we checked and when a tyre comes in flailing. We checked it and structurally it was fine," Whitmarsh told autosport.com.

"But he had a puncture on the slow down lap as well. We were lucky in that regard. It was a right rear puncture....probably from debris from Nico's accident."


Hamilton could consider himself luckier considering the race was two laps shorter than scheduled.


Whitmarsh paid tribute to the McLaren team for their strategy calls, which he said were the key to Hamilton's victory.

McLaren switched the 23-year-old's fuel strategy when he pitted with his first puncture on lap six, allowing Hamilton to produce a long and fast middle-stint, which turned the race in his favour.

"The key was having the right strategy, making the right calls and keeping out of the Armco, but at the time to make decisions, we made the right decisions," he said. "It was good, and Lewis - apart from that minor mistake, and remember other people made much bigger mistakes - was key to it as well.

Whitmarsh added: "It was fantastic in very, very difficult conditions, we made the right calls at the right time, the strategy was good throughout the race and Lewis was blinding through most of it."

Whitmarsh also revealed that the stall that forced Heikki Kovalainen to start from the pitlane was not the Finn's fault.

"It was a software glitch that robbed him of control of the clutch before the start, so we had to reset that, so he was very, very unlucky and did a fantastic job," he said.

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YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

BMW!!!!!!!! :D


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Bah, how the hell can I enjoy a championship like this. If it's not the FIA taking out McLaren then its Massa heading through the grass and into the sidepod of the McLaren.


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Nine long years, what a day. Lol I had already turned the television off. Luckily the other with Dutch coverage was still on. Hamilton number one!!!


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