2020 Motorsports thread.

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  1. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    I wonder if it is a serious Honda power plant problem for Red Bull. Did Albon have a problem in Q2 that caused them to hold back Verstappen?
     
  2. rearnakedchoke Suck it!

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    That was a decent quali. That gap is big. Mercs on mediums should play into their strategy. Although it could rain and they all start on inters. I’ll be on the golf course, unfortunately won’t be able to avoid updates.
     
  3. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    You'll be on the golf course at 3 AM?
     
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  4. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    The 2 GTLM Porches collided leaving the pit under yellow at Sebring. It knocked the nose off the 912. It damaged a tire on the 911 which failed on the restart causing them to lose a lap and damage the bodywork on the right rear.
     
  5. rearnakedchoke Suck it!

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    I’m in Toronto. The Hawaii thing was a bet I lost. I think about 10 years ago. Av also.
     
  6. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Kyle Bush thought he had his 99th win in the Infinity race today only to fail post race inspection for the car being too low.
     
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  7. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Verstappen might have found a new way to lose a race as he crashed his car in the wet, bringing it around to the starting grid, damaging the front wing and the left front suspension. They are working frantically to replace parts on the starting grid.
     
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    Bottas moved before the start then stopped, losing several places as Verstappen moved into second place in his repaired car.
     
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  9. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Hamilton with another masterful drive. He can get more out of a set of tires than anybody and was able to get enough of a lead to be able to put a new set on at the end to set fastest lap. Bottas said a light on his dash distracted him at the start. Verstappen owes the race to his crew that repaired his car on the grid. It took a lot of guts or stupidity to take that car hard into the first turn. Racing Point didn't take advantage of their starting positions, partly due to Bottas' delayed start.
     
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  10. rearnakedchoke Suck it!

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    I will have to watch when I get home. Shouldn’t Bottas have gotten a penalty for jumping start?
     
  11. RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    Another nice Sunday stroll for Hamilton. Brilliant driving. Lapping 5th place Ferrari. 40 seconds ahead at one point and pitted for the fastest lap with a 27 second lead. Ridiculous. Good drive for Max staying ahead of Bottas. The gap in performance is substantial, curious to see how that translates to other tracks. Hopefully there are some tracks that Max might have a chance.
     
  12. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    They went through it frame by frame. Apparently he didn't cross the line before the lights went out.
     
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  13. rearnakedchoke Suck it!

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    Ok. Makes sense. But there is still a reaction time that they can’t be faster than, or it is considered anticipation. At least they used to have that rule. Oh well. Good to see max take second after his crash.
     
  14. rearnakedchoke Suck it!

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    Watched the race. Lewis took a gamble going for fastest lap. That can back fire real quick. But in a short season, one point makes a difference. Two points actually, as he took fastest lap from Bottas. Also his 8th win at Hungary. Ties schumi at magnycours I believe. That’s insane.
     
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    Nice win by Austin Dylan at Texas against a hard charging Reddick and pursuers Logano and Kyle Busch.
    Hamlin wrecking twice gummed up the late laps.
     
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    Alright. Put Hamilton in a Willams next week and lets see what happens.
     
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    Lewis does better than you think.
     
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    great MotoGP coverage from Jerez
     
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    Hamilton accused Mario Andretti of being ignorant after Andretti said Hamilton is creating a problem in F1 that doesn't exist.

    The grand standing, neo politico Hamilton is in danger of tainting his legacy IMO with this continued nonsense.
     
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    Are you sure that they will not close everything?
     

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