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      06-10-2012, 03:19 PM   #133
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Great race. Pathetic coverage. Ridiculous amount of commercials. I hate Faux Sports.
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      06-10-2012, 03:35 PM   #134
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I'd just like to add that DRS is completely unnecessary at Montreal. I realize that most of the overtakes towards the end of the race were inevitable, but they denied us some great wheel-to-wheel racing, and they do not allow the slower car to fight back. They should really just eliminate DRS from places like Montreal, where overtaking is not difficult in the first place.
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      06-10-2012, 03:36 PM   #135
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Sooooo happy that I didn't have to put up with FOX broadcast for this one
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      06-10-2012, 04:04 PM   #136
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      06-10-2012, 04:09 PM   #137
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      06-10-2012, 04:30 PM   #138
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this might really go to the last race!!!!!!!!!!
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      06-10-2012, 05:13 PM   #139
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awesome race!!! lewis ftw
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      06-10-2012, 08:00 PM   #140
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this might really go to the last race!!!!!!!!!!
why wouldnt you want it to?
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      06-10-2012, 08:14 PM   #141
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Its the tires that decide it once again!
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      06-10-2012, 09:15 PM   #142
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I believe a superior superior strategy (a first for Lewis's crew), a competitive car and a flawless drive decided the race.
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      06-10-2012, 11:08 PM   #143
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Great race. Pathetic coverage. Ridiculous amount of commercials. I hate Faux Sports.
Agreed, that was brutal. The "NFL on FOX" theme song they kept playing should have been an indicator that they would skip to commercials every 30 seconds like they do during their NFL games.
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      06-10-2012, 11:29 PM   #144
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What a fantastic race. Canada never disappoints!

Great job by Perez for Sauber, and Grosjean finally able to make it home is good as well.
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      06-10-2012, 11:58 PM   #145
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Great race!

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      06-11-2012, 03:27 AM   #146
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Great race, congrats to Hamilton. I have to say I'm dissapointed with Alonso and Vettel going for the 1 stop strategy. With the Pirelli tyres, once they reach the cliff, they are finished. It might have worked but it failed dismally. Button has been terrible this season, 1 win and 3 races with no points. But at least it's been an exciting season thus far, really enjoying it
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      06-11-2012, 03:42 AM   #147
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McLaren changed something with Button's car and its just not working for him. Honestly its abysmal that they havent found a work around yet.

My other theory is that Button isnt as competitive because he has a multi year contract with McLaren and doesnt care...but I doubt its that one
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      06-11-2012, 07:31 AM   #148
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What a fantastic race. Canada never disappoints!

Great job by Perez for Sauber, and Grosjean finally able to make it home is good as well.
yup, this race always delivers every year. Spectacular drive by Lewis and brilliant strategy by McLaren, they still have to work on the pit stops. I was glad to see Lewis aggressive enough after the first pit, to come out and pass Alonso.

Terrible strategy by Ferrari and RBR, if they wanted a 1 stop race, they should have pitted much later like Perez did, for a minute I thought they might pull it off but then Lewis started catching up faster and faster, def didnt expect Alonso to get passed by so many though, felt bad for him

and +1 on hating fox and speed, had to watch Q1-3 on Fox deportes since the rednecks werent done going in circles
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      06-11-2012, 07:59 AM   #149
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McLaren changed something with Button's car and its just not working for him. Honestly its abysmal that they havent found a work around yet.

My other theory is that Button isnt as competitive because he has a multi year contract with McLaren and doesnt care...but I doubt its that one
He's been saying "I havn't got any grip at all" since Bahrain.
What McLaren had changed since Bahrain? He only got a mere 2 points since Bahrain.
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Great race. Pathetic coverage. Ridiculous amount of commercials. I hate Faux Sports.
I waited 'till it was rebroadcast on TSN. Much better commentary from Ben Edwards and David Coulthard.
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      06-11-2012, 08:52 AM   #152
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I am not sure what to think about the F1 season so far. Its been crazy that not a single driver or team had shown any dominance. Button is a mistery, as well as Vettel. I think if Ferrari had a solid car Alonso would be miles ahead. He at least has should a consistant result with a crappy car, and impressed with his driving skill with that car.
I also feel the tires have played too much of a result in the races. Tire management shouldn't be the main concern of a driver, well in my opinion anyway.
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      06-11-2012, 09:19 AM   #153
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I don't think there is anything wrong with this season being so competitive. Formula 1 has traditionally been a sport of have's and have-not's with only the top two or three teams spending upwards of $500M a year being the only ones with a chance to win or have a shot at the podium. New rules, tires and DRS have a gone a long way towards giving some of the less-rich teams a legitimate shot at wins and the podium if their able to outperform in terms of tweaking their car within the rules, mastering the pit stop strategy and driving flawlessly. How can you not love that?

I still think there is room for improvement. The so called most advanced race cars in the world should be able to run more than 13 laps on a set of super-soft tires, they should do something about the teams that are 3 or 4 seconds per lap slower than the leaders and question the design of the new courses popping up everywhere because the old courses like Montreal, Spa, Monza, Silverstone etc. still produce far more interesting and competitive races.

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So something fun happened yesterday.

See the name on this article?...thats my name

http://sports-at-work.com/2012061023...rix-recap.html
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