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Re: Our home and native land

Forty years ago Gilles Villeneuve, a driver who had established his name as a snowmobile racer before moving up the ladder of single-seater racing car formulae, joined the Ferrari formula One team. He scored his maiden win for his new team when he became the first Canadian ever to win a Formula One ...
by meteorite
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:59 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Our home and native land
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Our home and native land

Everyone has been assuming that Champioonship leader Lewis Hamilton would be an automatic shoo-in for his seventh Montreal pole and the others might as well mail in their performances. But as in motor racing, there were other factors at work. Canada is the seventh race of the season. The FIA allows ...
by meteorite
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Our home and native land
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Re: It's aways a gamble at Monte Carlo

The race wasn't as dreary as feared, as subtle interplays did lead to some fairly entertaining action, But Daniel Ricciardo did lose his speed advantage half-way through when two of his eight gears went on strike, leading to some frantic rowing and furrowed brows in the pits, while Ricciardo explore...
by meteorite
Mon May 28, 2018 12:10 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: It's aways a gamble at Monte Carlo
Replies: 1
Views: 226

It's aways a gamble at Monte Carlo

Even in the earliest days of the naco Grand Priix driers, entrants, sanctioning bodies and generally everyone concerned have derided the track, It.s too short for Fi racing, they sat, too tight with its narrow pavement between the stone-girt walls; accidents can be hard and time consuming to clear, ...
by meteorite
Sun May 27, 2018 12:21 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: It's aways a gamble at Monte Carlo
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Re: Rain spares Barcekona prectice (and race)

it rained all night,"greening" the rack. In the morning the sy was partly cloudy, and the local weatehr radar showed small showers east, west, north and south but the track and its surrounds stayed dry. As the shocking qualifying results demonstrted,this weekend Hamilton was in the zone an...
by meteorite
Sun May 13, 2018 10:48 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Rain spares Barcekona prectice
Replies: 2
Views: 337

On the Indy road course

INDIANAPOLIS – Will Power has yet to win an Indianapolis 500 in 10 tries, but he cemented his place as the master of the road course preliminary to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ greatest race by winning the INDYCAR Grand Prix for the third time on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The victory w...
by meteorite
Sat May 12, 2018 11:43 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: On the Indy road course
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Views: 123

Re: Rain spares Barcekona prectice

The practice result was as follows: FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA EMIRATES 2018 - QUALIFYING 11 13 May 2018 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona Emirates Race Starting grid Pos No Driver Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps 1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:17.633 1:17.166 1:16.173 17 2 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes...
by meteorite
Sat May 12, 2018 11:27 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Rain spares Barcekona prectice
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Rain spares Barcekona prectice

The Formula One circus has finished its oriental preview, and now returns to its European base for a summer season broken only by the Montreal race n June. Teraditionally the season opener is held in Spain at the Circuit de Catalunya, about half an hour northwest of Bartcelona in the semiautonomous ...
by meteorite
Sat May 12, 2018 11:15 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Rain spares Barcekona prectice
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: A new tribe visits Baku

Last year when the F1 circus set up their tents in Baku, depending on how one feels about such things, the race was an enormous sucess or disappointing failure. The racing press described it with words like "wild" and "crazy" and"incredible". This year proved they hadn'...
by meteorite
Tue May 01, 2018 12:11 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: A new tribe visits Baku
Replies: 1
Views: 222

A new tribe visits Baku

An oasis city on the western shore of the Caspian Sea, Baku has greeted travellers to its cosmopolitan streets for more than two millennia. This year, after a successful reconnaissance last season, the spectacular worldwide circus of Formula One. Following in the steps of the caravans of the Spice R...
by meteorite
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:02 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: A new tribe visits Baku
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Canadians good mudders in Barber wet

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Considering the uncertainty of rain that wasn’t sure it wanted to be actual rain, then became actual rain and then wasn’t sure again, a third-fourth effort by two teammates proved satisfactory. James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens began their adventure Monday in fifth and seven...
by meteorite
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:22 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Canadians good mudders in Barber wet
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Views: 167

Canadians good mudders in Barber wet

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Considering the uncertainty of rain that wasn’t sure it wanted to be actual rain, then became actual rain and then wasn’t sure again, a third-fourth effort by two teammates proved satisfactory. James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens began their adventure Monday in fifth and seven...
by meteorite
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:18 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Canadians good mudders in Barber wet
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Blowing hot and cold in China

QUALIFYING: No one as found the answer yet, and everyone is curious. The errant weather patterns that have plagued the Earth of late took their swipe at the tropical city of Shanghai on this Grand Prix weekend with everyone wondering what was going on. Firstt and second practice were cool but routin...
by meteorite
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:48 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Blowing hot and cold in China
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Dark doings in the Desert ai Bahrain.

His Majesty the King of Bahrain had many reasons to smile as he chatted his way around the formation grid for this year' version of his own race. The grandstands were full and noisy. Qualifying misfortunes had dropped some top contenders down the grid, promising some thrilling running as they forced...
by meteorite
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:15 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Dark doings in the Desert ai Bahrain.
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Phoenix close for Canadians, no cigar

Robert Wickens, a veteran Canadian racerr from Toronto, joined James Hinchliffe this year in the western Canadian Peterson team entry for the tight ooval race in Phoenix. Both led teh race at times bt fell juust short at the end. AVONDALE, Arizona (Saturday, April 7, 2018) - Armed with a fresh set o...
by meteorite
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:18 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Phoenix close for Canadians, no cigar
Replies: 0
Views: 103

Things go upside down Down Under

Here is the resul: FORMULA 1 2018 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX - RACE RESULT 22 25 Mar 2018 Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne Race Pos No Driver Laps Time/Retired Pts 1 5 Vettel 58 1:29:33.283 25 2 44 Hamilton 58 +5.036s 18 3 7 Räikkönen 58 +6.309s 15 4 3 Ricciardo 58 +7.069s 12 5 14 Alonso 58 ...
by meteorite
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:17 am
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: Things go upside down Down Under
Replies: 0
Views: 154

First, a warning

A PERSON AL NOTE It is my hope to continue with these reports this year and for more to come. However, I am quite elderly and beginning to encounter those disabilities that come with age. Ammongg otherssw, I am currently having neurological problems that affect my reading, writing, and aility to pro...
by meteorite
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:59 pm
 
Forum: Individual races
Topic: First, a warning
Replies: 0
Views: 79

BEFORE WE START

It may not be evident to readers, but this blog is a continuation. It has its roots, on one side, with a series of hobbyist continuations of the Autoweek bulletin board Combustin Chanmber and is last in that series. It is also, on the other side, a continuation of my lifelong interest in motor racin...
by meteorite
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Indycars in 2018
Topic: BEFORE WE START
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Views: 86

Re: Mexico: on uncertain ground

FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE MÉXICO 2017 - RACE RESULT 27 29 Oct 2017 Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City Race Pos No Driver Laps Time/Retired Pts 1 33 Verstappen 71 1:36:26.552 25 2 77 Bottas 71 +19.678s 18 3 7 Räikkönen 71 +54.007s 15 4 5 Vettel 71 +70.078s 12 5 31 Ocon 70 +1 lap 10 6 18 Stroll ...
by meteorite
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:38 pm
 
Forum: Individual races in 2017
Topic: Mexico: on uncertain ground
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Mexico: on uncertain ground

Mexico City is by far the largest city in North America, histofric home to a rich Indigenous culture upon which conquests made by ruthless and technically far more advanced nations have long been overlaid and imposed. The local language is thus a form of Spanish, which has strongly influenced its hi...
by meteorite
Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:52 am
 
Forum: Individual races in 2017
Topic: Mexico: on uncertain ground
Replies: 1
Views: 342
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