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      03-22-2012, 10:04 AM   #45
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It's gonna be very interesting if it's a wet race on Sunday! I put my money on Button. But who knows at the end of the day, we'll have to wait till qualifying

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It's gonna be very interesting if it's a wet race on Sunday! I put my money on Button. But who knows at the end of the day, we'll have to wait till qualifying

Thanks for all the pics E90Slam, you're a great source
idk, lewis is a good driver in the rain, i do think the winner will be driving a mclaren
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I wish Schumacher would come back and surprise us all
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Schumi>Button>insert driver>Hamilton
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      03-22-2012, 02:57 PM   #51
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Kimi looks so out of place verse the rest of the drivers.
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Schumi>Button>insert driver>Hamilton
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So sad... I was in Sepang last year at this time for the GP! Now, back in Redmond
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lol @ Schumi winning in the rain
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"Motor sport author Christopher Hilton observed that "A measure of a driver's capabilities is his performance in wet races, because the most delicate car control and sensitivity are needed", and noted that like other great drivers, Schumacher's record in wet conditions shows very few mistakes: up to the end of the 2003 season, Schumacher won 17 of the 30 races in wet conditions he contested.[17] Some of Schumacher's best performances occurred in such conditions, earning him the nicknames "Regenk├Ânig" (rain king)[18] or "Regenmeister" (rain master).[16][19], even in the non-German-language media."
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lol @ Schumi winning in the rain
You clearly have no knowledge of F1 lol.

Senna > Schumi > all > Hamilton in rain.
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You clearly have no knowledge of F1 lol.

Senna > Schumi > all > Hamilton in rain.
So where did this unfounded opinion that Hamilton sucks in the wet come from? Because I disagree.
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So where did this unfounded opinion that Hamilton sucks in the wet come from? Because I disagree.
me too...hamilton is one of the better drivers in the rain imo
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Red Bull running two different exhausts.
There was a lot of speculation that their big revision to the car body and exhaust in the pre-season didn't actually help anything and possibly made the car a mess.

So they may be trying both revisions of the car out to directly compare.
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I have always been a Schumi fan and a ferrari fan.. So now im torn between the two :-/
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me too...hamilton is one of the better drivers in the rain imo
I wouldn't say Hamilton sucks in the rain, but his poor decision making skills last season lost him a great opportunity in the Canadian GP.
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I wouldn't say Hamilton sucks in the rain, but his poor decision making skills last season lost him a great opportunity in the Canadian GP.
Exactly. We've some brilliant drives by him in the rain (Spa, Silverstone '08) and some pretty poor ones, too (Canada, Hungary 2011, China '07)
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You clearly have no knowledge of F1 lol.

Senna > Schumi > all > Hamilton in rain.
Doesn't matter how good schumi WAS or still is in the rain, he doesn't have the car to win.
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