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    I think we're getting stuck on the use of the...

    I think we're getting stuck on the use of the word 'blame' or 'fault' which both imply guilt.

    If we asked "Who set all of this in motion?", instead of "Who's at fault, or Who's to blame?", I think...
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    Kimi's doing ok. Ferrari's whining about his...

    Kimi's doing ok. Ferrari's whining about his performance was just part of contract negotiations. But even so, I say bring Kobayashi on board.
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    Nitro, I think Baggie was having a little play on...

    Nitro, I think Baggie was having a little play on words there when he said it was a Crappy race.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crappie
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    Senna's intent was to take out a competitor....

    Senna's intent was to take out a competitor.
    Schumacher's intent was to take out a competitor.
    Vettel's intent, I think, was less sinister - to get Hamilton's attention and to display his anger at...
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    Jerez doesn't apply because the penalty meant...

    Jerez doesn't apply because the penalty meant nothing towards the championship. They took away points from a championship he had already lost. Before the penalty, his chances of winning were 0.0%...
  6. Thread: Fgp 2017

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    Sticky: Top Step Racing Ferrari Ferrari Massa...

    Top Step Racing
    Ferrari
    Ferrari
    Massa
    Grosjean
    Rosberg
    Australia
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    Although I don't think Mercedes favour their...

    Although I don't think Mercedes favour their German drivers, I do think that they'd like to have at least one German driving the car. So I say their top choices would be Wehrlein or Vettel, depending...
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    Wow - could never have guessed that. Stepped out...

    Wow - could never have guessed that. Stepped out while at the top to take care of the important things at home. Really got to respect the guy for that. Rosberg has been my sons favorite driver for a...
  9. Thread: Fgp 2016

    by Firstgear
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    You should be buying lunch for EVERYONE ahead of...

    You should be buying lunch for EVERYONE ahead of you in the standings. Maybe that would knock some sense into your picks :-)
    Thanks, N Jones - Your efforts provide excitement every season (as well...
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    Well I remember seeing the poor starts, seeing...

    Well I remember seeing the poor starts, seeing pics of him power surfing, and some time later heard he was tackling the start issues in the simulator. I was taught work before play, so that's why my...
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    I just remember reading (or was it commented on...

    I just remember reading (or was it commented on during one of the races) about two thirds through the season that he spent a considerable amount of time in the simulator trying to tackle the issue of...
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    Congrats on the addition to your family! Apart...

    Congrats on the addition to your family!
    Apart from his many poor starts for most of the season, I'd agree that he was the better driver. And he should be, because he's the more talented of the two....
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    bs, eh? Really? What did I say that was bs? Are...

    bs, eh? Really?
    What did I say that was bs?
    Are you saying Lewis didn't say he was hungrier than Nico?
    Are you saying Lewis didn't go power surfing with Justin Bieber?
    Are you saying Lewis didn't...
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    Well, you haven't seen any evidence of his track...

    Well, you haven't seen any evidence of his track performance being compromised because you only watched one third (according to yourself) of the season. Go back and watch the earlier races, where he...
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    A superior work ethic can often overcome a bit of...

    A superior work ethic can often overcome a bit of a deficit in natural talent.

    Lewis, a couple of years ago you said you would claim Mercedes first title due to the hunger that you had, and Nico...
  16. Yup, DNF's can go either way. And even though...

    Yup, DNF's can go either way. And even though Lewis has had more mechanical problems this year than Nico, I think he is still more likely to suffer another one than his teammate. It has nothing to do...
  17. Thread: Fgp 2016

    by Firstgear
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    Big day for Team DNA yesterday - She jumped into...

    Big day for Team DNA yesterday - She jumped into first in FGP and ran her first full marathon!!

    Proud dad over here.
  18. Thread: Monaco 2016

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    He did hold Lewis back long enough. But the RBR...

    He did hold Lewis back long enough. But the RBR pit crew and Lewis skipping the inters changed that.
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    Wales must be names after someone's mother-in-law.

    Wales must be names after someone's mother-in-law.
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    Victora Day Long Weekend

    Once a year, I am reminded that there is actually a positive aspect of being a part of the British Commonwealth - The Victoria Day Long Weekend (which happens to be this weekend).

    Around these...
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    Last year, Rosberg ended the season with 3 wins...

    Last year, Rosberg ended the season with 3 wins and Lewis still beat him by 59 points.
    This year, Rosberg starts the season with 3 wins and Lewis may still beat him by 59 points.
    What a season it...
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    I don't believe going for it every lap, no matter...

    I don't believe going for it every lap, no matter what the circumstances are, is the correct answer. If this was the final race of the season and Vettel needed 3rd to secure the championship, then...
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    I would have been less impressed with Vettel if...

    I would have been less impressed with Vettel if he had just stayed 5 seconds behind Hamilton for a comfortable 3rd place. He was trying for the maximum, overcooked it (and he admitted this...
  24. Thread: Fgp 2016

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    My kids have their teams made up, they just...

    My kids have their teams made up, they just haven't entered them yet. So that will be 3 more.
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    Didn't quite live up to my team name last year,...

    Didn't quite live up to my team name last year, and I'm quite sure I won't this year. I just wanted to try something other than the Merc-Merc combo from last year, so here goes:

    Top Step Racing...
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