2019 F1 Season thread

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Ahh, I meant to put a message in there about finding that image hilarious. Alonso looking like a rockstar, Mark looking like he's having a religious experience, and Vettel looking like he's about to have a temper tantrum.
 

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The Spanish Grand Prix is rarely an exciting race if we're honest about it. It had its moments and Ferrari showed that they sort of have the pace but when it doesn't matter or will make a difference.
I find it interesting that this year Ferrari seems to be having trouble on the softer tires and are quick on the harder tires where previously it was the complete opposite.
 

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at least the start was exciting
 

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The Problem is the combination of reliability and domination - even in the bad old days where the top three (usually cars from two of the three - McLaren, Williams, Ferrari) lapped the entire field, something could or would break and shake up things, while today, where there rarely is any mechanical issue at all, a single-brand dominance makes everything even more boring.
 

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my heart was pounding after turn 3, so for me, yeah it was :)


another problem for this year is that there doesn't seem to be a battle for the midfield either
you have merc at the top, then the 2 ferrari's, then the red bull, then the haas, then the mclaren, then the torro rosso, then the renault, ...
there is no overlap in performance between teams, they're all on their own island
 

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another problem for this year is that there doesn't seem to be a battle for the midfield either
you have merc at the top, then the 2 ferrari's, then the red bull, then the haas, then the mclaren, then the torro rosso, then the renault, ...
there is no overlap in performance between teams, they're all on their own island
McLaren is ahead of Haas in the constructor's standing right now.
 

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  1. how did they expect to get away with that logo?
  2. how have they been able to exist this long without getting sued sooner?
but i think they just can add a branch and be ok?
 

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I know it's not F1, but apparently McLaren and Alonso just failed to qualify for the Indy 500. lol
 
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