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      04-07-2013, 06:25 PM   #1
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What a brutal wait for three weeks after the fantastic Malaysian GP.
But we will have another back to back weekends with the Chinese and Bahrain GP!!!

Race Date: 14 Apr 2013
Circuit Name: Shanghai International Circuit
First Grand Prix: 2004
Number of Laps: 56
Circuit Length: 5.451 km
Race Distance: 305.066 km
Lap Record: 1:32.238 - M Schumacher (2004)

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Fri 12 April 2013
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Practice 2 14:00 - 15:30
Sat 13 April 2013
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Sun 14 April 2013
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(Thu) 19:00 - (Thu) 20:30
Practice 2 (Thu) 23:00 - (Fri) 00:30
Sat 13 April 2013
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(Fri) 20:00 - (Fri) 21:00
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Sun 14 April 2013
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(Thu) 22:00 - (Thu) 23:30
Practice 2 02:00 - 03:30
Sat 13 April 2013
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      04-08-2013, 02:43 AM   #2
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After all the excitement from the last race be interesting to see if this one is going to have anywhere near as much
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Thanks for the timetable!
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      04-08-2013, 08:25 AM   #4
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3 weeks felt like an eternity

wonder if they'll add a second DRS like they did last race
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      04-08-2013, 08:36 AM   #5
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wonder if they'll add a second DRS like they did last race
No, but I think they're adding a 'Team Orders' section on the second straight.
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No, but I think they're adding a 'Team Orders' section on the second straight.
Is that the team order where the guy behind is told to hold station or the one where the guy in front is told that Fernando is faster than you?
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I'm hanging has Seb had his Multi 21 vitamins yet?
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wonder if they'll add a second DRS like they did last race
Almost every track on the F1 calendar this year will have two DRS zones

Monaco and Suzuka will be the only venues on this year’s calendar to have a single DRS zone.
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      04-09-2013, 02:08 AM   #10
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I went to the Chinese GP 3 years ago. You can see about 80% of the track because it's completely flat.

Ever since then, I just watch the broadcast on TV. It's too loud, there's too many people, traffic to/from is awful, and price for admission/food/goods is nuts.

Must be a sign that I'm getting old. Love my reclining Sofa.
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Woo hoo china n Bahrain back to back!
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      04-09-2013, 12:38 PM   #12
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yea... Bahrain... E90SLAM fav track
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yea... Bahrain... E90SLAM fav track
Of course, if i'm suffering from insomnia.
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As far as the second DRS, seems like we will hear more news on Wednesday or Thursday before the P1 session.

I wonder if FIA's central datalink for car dashboard display (assist lighting for blue flags, yellow warning, and DRS monitoring) has been fixed.
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There will be two DRS zones as expected.
FIA maps has yet to be updated. Stay tuned.
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Christian Horner is suspending Vettel. Looks like Buemi will take his place.
http://real-motorsport.com/2013/04/0...aced-by-buemi/
Not sure if this is a legit source.
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Christian Horner is suspending Vettel. Looks like Buemi will take his place.
http://real-motorsport.com/2013/04/0...aced-by-buemi/
Not sure if this is a legit source.
Nothing on F1 Fanatic yet.
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Christian Horner is suspending Vettel. Looks like Buemi will take his place.
http://real-motorsport.com/2013/04/0...aced-by-buemi/
Not sure if this is a legit source.
Article was written on April 1st. Most likely an April fool's joke.
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Rumor???

Helmut Marko said that Team Orders will not come into play anymore, as advised by Team Owner Dietrich Mateschitz

http://www.f1times.co.uk/news/display/07442
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Helmut Marko said that Team Orders will not come into play anymore, as advised by Team Owner Dietrich Mateschitz

http://www.f1times.co.uk/news/display/07442
I think this has been confirmed.
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How does Vettel feel about the incident now? I don't recall he's been asked since last race
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