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Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by isuzu, Mar 28, 2009.


  1. isuzu

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    Ross Brawn's two cars take pole position and 2nd in the opening race of the season (Australian GP).

    He is very instrumental in winning championships for Benetton and Scuderia Ferrari. His team was in trouble after Honda pulled out of F1. He got a break after Mercedes agreed to supply him with engines, and Virgin gave him a big sponsorship.

    Very exciting season especially with new changes such as slick tires, wider front wings and narrow rear wings.
     

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    Big win by Brawn's team. Cops 1st and 2nd in the Australian Grand Prix.:wow:
     

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    A very big win for Brawn GP indeed. Honda abruptly told them in November that they will pulling out of Formula 1 and they ended up with no engines for their race cars. Good thing Ross Brawn was able to secure a deal with Mercedes to supply his team with the engines. Another big boost to his team was the sponsorship of Virgin.

    I give him a big credit for his team's debut wins. Ferrari's performance has gone down in a big way since he left the team.
     
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    wow! unbelievable!
     
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    Jenson was right after all ,Honda suck.
     
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    Honda was good when they were using turbo charged engine in the 80's
     
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    laking bagay ng makina ano!
     
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    opkors, esp with the new rules about engine use in F1, The driver needs to preserve it for the next race they cannot go all out metal to the pedal.
     
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    isang rule na inaantay ko yung rear wing na me parang hati sa gitna, this will make slipstreaming more effective thereby creating more chances for overtaking. boring kasi minsan. yung polesitter yun din nananalo.

    ginagamit na ba nila yung booster galing sa heat ng brakes?
     
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    i agree with you that sometimes boring na yung race lalo na yung last year season. Sometimes i only watch the start of the race kasi doon na yung sukatan kung sino ang mananalo.

    I missed watching damon hill, mika hakinnen and schumi.
     
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    new set of rules, return of slicks and the engine has to be preserved for 3 races (as opposed to 2, last year)... now that makes F1 even more exciting for me.

    Brawn GP's performance has been phenomenal... I do hope they carry on with their momentum for the rest of the season. its about flippin' time that jenson button gets to be on the top step of the podium on a regular basis.. but..

    I'd still be rooting for -- Scuderia Ferrari! theres something about them red cars and its ferrari engine screaming at full throttle... this years F60 seems like a decent package but has reliability issues and kills its super soft tires too quickly on a full race distance

    Raikonnen & Alonso, in my opinion are the quickest drivers out there right now given that they have a competitive and reliable car at their disposal.
     
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    galeng mang daya! cant forget the trick he pulled on damon hill and he repeated again on villnieuve where he got his all his points for the entire season revoked hehehe
     
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    i kinda agree on that when he deliberately bump either hill or villnievue to the championship.

    I like schumi because he's good when it rains plus he know his car and can convey what is wrong with it to his engineers.

    Even the governing body of F1 favors schumi remember the time his leg/foot was broken.
     
  14. isuzu

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    Used to be two races per engine. Now it's three. Patibayan ng makina. And of course giving the teams with low budgets to supposedly compete with the larger teams.

    Let's not overlook Toyota. They had an impressive race as well.
     
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    That's probably one reason why Honda wouldn't allow their Civics to be used as taxis. Madaling masira under hard use. BTW, there are Prius Hybrid taxis here. First saw them in Vancouver two years ago.
     
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    ouch im a civic owner my previous civic was ten years old already when i sold it and still runs like new that's why we got another civic as replacement. Metal to the pedal driver here.
     
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    maganda resale value ng honda. they had very good v6 turbo engines way back in the 80's during senna's time.

    naalala ko si scuhmi, wala pa nun cable, i used to watch f1 during sundays sa rpn, marlboro wide world of sports lumalabas, last lap yun, ang bilis ng williams ni damon hill, kung maka overtake si hill sa beneton/ford nya kampeon si hill, last turn naka inside line si hill, lamang na! binagsak nya nga kotse nya ke hill, eh di pareho sila DNF, kampeon sya!

    the ff year ginawa nya ulit ke villneuve, nagalit na sa kanya f1, kinuha lahat points nya.
     
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    who do you think has the best paint job among the F1 team now and then. I like the benson and hedges color i like yellow.
     
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    There was a class action suit here in North America where Honda paid/extended the warranties of Honda cars. It was found out that odometers were inaccurate by as much as +4%. This was discovered when somebody initially checked the accuracy of the odometer via GPS.

    I liked our old Honda ESI. It still had the multi-link suspension. And the torque was good on that engine. I didn't like what Honda did to the later models. They cheaped out on the suspension by replacing the old one with just McPherson struts.
     
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