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What were they thinking?

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That magically the tires will heal themselves or if the canvas is not showing then the tires should be okay even though from intermediates they went slick? What was Hamilton thinking – or was he at all – not to let the Finn past and just go in for a pit stop and come out on fresh rubber? Why isn’t he thinking of the championship but just thinking of the race? Well, today, both team and …

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‘The Fluke’ crashes out

and I didn’t see it! I missed the middle of the race unfortunately so I’m just looking at the various reports of the fantastic Japanese F1 race in Fuji and I fully expected that it would be red-flagged with the downpour they have suffered as well as the fog. Visibility, on TV anyway, seems to have been zero at some parts of the circuit. Whiting didn’t stop the race; however, and the thing that really saddened …

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530 galloping horses

Have a gander at these:0 – 100kph: 3.7 secs 0 – 200kph: 11.2 secs top speed: 329kph / 204mph max power: 530bhp max torque: 680nM@ 2,200 – 4,500 rpmDid you guess what it is yet? No? Okay then, have a gander at this:Ladies and gentlemen, this is the new wet dream and it’s called the Porsche 911 GT2 [audio:gt2_sound1.mp3] It is “the exception to the rule,” they said. “The new 911 GT2 is …

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Damn, we didn’t get it

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The 2008 F1 Calendar has just been announced and the Aussies are opening the season again:Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has confirmed the calendar for the 2008 world championship. The addition of races in Singapore and Valencia in Spain, combined with the omission of a US Grand Prix, makes for 18 rounds – one more than in 2007. The Australian Grand Prix will kick off proceedings on March 16, followed by Malaysia and …

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Bahrain to Launch F1 2008 Season

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It’s been announced in Australia just now that Bahrain will be the launchpad for the inaugural F1 race next year! The calendar is still awaiting FIA confirmation, but it looks all set.The Australian Grand Prix has lost its place as the first race on the Formula One calendar to Bahrain, organisers of the Albert Park event said on Monday. The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) announced that the March 16 event in Melbourne would be …

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