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by yannicksamlad
02 Sep 2023, 12:03
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2023 Italian Grand Prix Prediction Predicament
Replies: 15
Views: 3543

Re: 2023 Italian Grand Prix Prediction Predicament

The not very long (over already) Italian Grand Prix

1. Verstappen
2. Leclerc
3. Sainz
4. Perez
5. Hamilton
6. Alonso
7. Albon
8. Russell
9. Gasly
10. Stroll

PP: Verstappen
FL: Verstappen
First Retirement: Zhou
ROTR: Tsunoda
IIDOTR: Alonso
DBTMOTR: Sargeant
LP: Sargeant
FtP: Zhou
by yannicksamlad
26 Aug 2023, 12:25
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2023 Dutch Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 16
Views: 3724

Re: 2023 Dutch Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The Red Flag of Zandvoort GP of the Netherlands

1. Verstappen
2. Norris
3. Piastri
4. Hamilton
5. Alonso
6. Russell
7. Perez
8. Leclerc
9. Sainz
10. Stroll

PP: Verstappen
FL: Verstappen
First Retirement: Sargeant
ROTR:
IIDOTR: Piastri
DBTMOTR: Perez
LP: Zhou
FtP: Zhou
by yannicksamlad
15 Jun 2023, 21:14
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2023 Canadian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions
Replies: 22
Views: 2731

Re: 2023 Canadian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions

The 2023 Canadian Chicane-fest Grand Prix

1. Verstappen
2. Perez
3. Hamilton
4. Russell
5. Alonso
6. Leclerc
7. Sainz
8. Stroll
9. Ocon
10. Gasly

PP: Verstappen
FL: Verstappen
First Retirement: Sargeant
ROTR: Sargeant
IIDOTR: Hamilton
DBTMOTR: Zhou
LP: Zhou
MLP: Piastri
by yannicksamlad
14 May 2023, 08:43
Forum: The Eric van de Poele Memorial Forum
Topic: Things you miss about F1...
Replies: 158
Views: 25435

Re: Things you miss about F1...

I'm beginning to miss whoever did worldfeed TV direction a few years ago. Recently spending too much time on 'whoosh' and fast panning shots of cars flat out through non-corners when there's overtaking happening elsewhere. And seems to avoid shots of cars under braking (despite being happy to watch ...
by yannicksamlad
06 May 2023, 16:25
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2023 Miami Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 17
Views: 1959

Re: 2023 Miami Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

Now the second most hyped GP of 2023 1. Max Verstappen 2. Sergio Perez 3. Fernando Alonso 4. Charles Leclerc 5. George Russell 6. Carlos Sainz 7. Lewis Hamilton 8. Lance Stroll 9. Pierre Gasly 10. Lando Norris PP: Max Verstappen FL: Max Verstappen First Retirement: Tsunoda ROTR: TV direction IIDOTR:...
by yannicksamlad
06 Apr 2023, 20:02
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2023 Austrialian GP ROTR
Replies: 30
Views: 5184

Re: 2023 Austrialian GP ROTR

Race control. They always had the option to do safety car restart..but chose 'the show'.
And then had to work out the consequences of their choice. Which took ages
by yannicksamlad
18 Mar 2023, 13:03
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions
Replies: 21
Views: 2806

Re: 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions

The Saudi Safety Car GP of Arabia

1. Verstappen
2. Perez
3. Alonso
4. Stroll
5. Hamilton
6. Leclerc
7. Russell
8. Sainz
9. Gasly
10. Ocon

PP: Verstappen
FL: Hulkenberg
First Retirement: Magnussen
ROTR: Haas
IIDOTR: Hamilton
DBTMOTR: Zhou
LP: Hulkenberg
MLP: Oscar Piastri
by yannicksamlad
28 Dec 2022, 20:10
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: The Gravel Trap vs The Race
Replies: 3
Views: 2069

Re: The Gravel Trap vs The Race

Yes indeed! Good point. More teams = more opportunities for all those team members. There's enough money now we have some budget limits and all those races..
by yannicksamlad
24 Dec 2022, 09:13
Forum: The Eric van de Poele Memorial Forum
Topic: Biggest drop-offs in performance over a season
Replies: 100
Views: 17920

Re: Biggest drop-offs in performance over a season

Arrows, or rather Ricardo Patrese, in 1981. First pole, two podiums and a near-miss at points in the first 4 races, then nothing better than a 10th place thereafter. If I recall, this was a lot to do with the change in implementation of the ground clearance and skirts rules, and the accepted workar...
by yannicksamlad
24 Dec 2022, 08:52
Forum: The Eric van de Poele Memorial Forum
Topic: Olivier Grouillard (Mansell's Nemesis)
Replies: 11
Views: 1082

Re: Olivier Grouillard (Mansell's Nemesis)

Another driver guilty from my own experience of watching was Emanuele Pirro. He was the kind of driver who would only appear on the broadcast when he was holding up frontrunners and ruining their races for no reason. Apart from that time when he decided to liven up the German GP by staging a polyst...
by yannicksamlad
16 Dec 2022, 19:45
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: The Gravel Trap vs The Race
Replies: 3
Views: 2069

Re: The Gravel Trap vs The Race

Thanks for this. Edd Straw's view needed to be rebuffed! How anyone can suggest that driving in F1 somehow doesn't have a point of it doesn't lead to podiums and glory is beyond me.
by yannicksamlad
22 Nov 2022, 21:55
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: Missing the Points - Spygate Revisited
Replies: 1
Views: 2198

Re: Missing the Points - Spygate Revisited

Terrific thanks. Good to see Nick Heidfeld getting a win, in this particular alternative universe
by yannicksamlad
22 Nov 2022, 20:51
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: Driver Profile: Corrado Fabi
Replies: 3
Views: 1903

Re: Driver Profile: Corrado Fabi

Thanks for this. I enjoyed reflecting again on the career of a guy I followed in F2 and thought was headed for F1 stardom. Oh well...
by yannicksamlad
29 Oct 2022, 06:12
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Mexican Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 17
Views: 1798

Re: 2022 Mexican Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

It's not the attitude, it's the altitude Grande Premio de Mexico 1. Max Verstappen 2. Sergio Perez 3. Charles Leclerc 4. Lewis Hamilton 5. Carlos Sainz 6. Fernando Alonso 7. Esteban Ocon 8. Pierre Gasly 9. George Russell 10. Valtteri Bottas Pole: Max Verstappen Fastest lap: Max Verstappen First reti...
by yannicksamlad
19 Oct 2022, 20:29
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: Driver Profile: Ricardo Zunino
Replies: 2
Views: 1168

Re: Driver Profile: Ricardo Zunino

Excellent stuff here, thanks. His early years were entirely unfamiliar to me
by yannicksamlad
28 Sep 2022, 12:55
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 16
Views: 1965

Re: 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The Sparkly Singapore GP brought to you by the power of LED 1. Max Verstappen 2. Lewis Hamilton 3. Charles Leclerc 4. George Russell 5. Sergio Perez 6. Carlos Sainz 7. Land Norris 8. Fernando Alonso 9. Esteban Ocon 10. Valtteri Bottas Pole: Max Verstappen Fastest lap: Max Verstappen First retirement...
by yannicksamlad
12 Sep 2022, 13:25
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: The Junior Series Thread
Replies: 1936
Views: 509658

Re: The Junior Series Thread

F2 and F3 penalties dished out for track limits and bad behaviour - seems a welcome 'firm line' was taken, but then they had to admit there was an error or two ( Vips took a 10 sec stop/go and should have been 'just' 10 sec, and Maini had a penalty rescinded) . F2/F3 penalties do seem a bit harsh an...
by yannicksamlad
12 Sep 2022, 13:12
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: Infinite Improbability Drive of the Race - Italy 2022
Replies: 20
Views: 2739

Re: Infinite Improbability Drive of the Race - Italy 2022

De Vries,

Gasly , maybe...good job in a car that isnt that quick, making the most of penalties for others?
by yannicksamlad
12 Sep 2022, 13:10
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: Reject of the Race - Italy 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Reject of the Race - Italy 2022

Aston Martin...they had a pretty poor weekend.

Commentators for trying to create huge controversy despite the rules and practices having been around for ages , and having no real constructive suggestions. And desperately wanting to 'spice it up' so they can get excited.
by yannicksamlad
12 Sep 2022, 12:55
Forum: The Jean-Denis Deletraz Memorial Forum
Topic: What things do you miss from older F1 races?
Replies: 82
Views: 45123

Re: What things do you miss from older F1 races?

I mean think of Australia 86 for a prime example. If they'd have pulled a SC for Rosberg pulling off then Mansell would have pitted and been champion! (Or if they'd thrown it after Mansell's blowout, Piquet would have had more time to pit and been out ahead of Prost and he be champion). Essentially...
by yannicksamlad
08 Jul 2022, 15:27
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Austrian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions
Replies: 19
Views: 2095

Re: 2022 Austrian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions

The Orange Army Intervention GP of East Netherlands 1. Verstappen 2. Perez 3. Hamilton 4. Russell 5. Sainz 6. Leclerc 7. Alonso 8. Ocon 9. Norris 10. Magnussen S1: Verstappen S2: Perez S3: Leclerc Fastest lap: Verstappen First retirement: Schumacher ROTR: Alpha Tauri IIDOTR: Norris DBTMOTR: Zhou LP:...
by yannicksamlad
02 Jul 2022, 10:51
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 British Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 19
Views: 1796

Re: 2022 British Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The 2022 Tyre Temperature GP of GB 1. Max Verstappen 2. Sergio Perez 3. Charles Leclerc 4. Lewis Hamilton 5. George Russell 6. Lando Norris 7. Fernando Alonso 8. Esteban Ocon 9. Lance Stroll 10. Valtteri Bottas Pole: Charles Leclerc Fastest lap: Max Verstappen First retirement: Mick Schumacher Rejec...
by yannicksamlad
18 Jun 2022, 19:13
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: The Junior Series Thread
Replies: 1936
Views: 509658

Re: The Junior Series Thread

Yes, not sure I feel that Cordeel is a hazard to himself or other drivers, but he's managed it! I dont know if he tried hard to avoid it, or was just unable to... Meanwhile - F2 and F2 off to Australia...in flagrant contravention of the attempts to control costs . I can only hope the teams are being...
by yannicksamlad
18 Jun 2022, 17:18
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Canadian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 18
Views: 1789

Re: 2022 Canadian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The Next Not-a-Street-Circuit-Street-Circuit GP of Canada 1. Verstappen 2. Perez 3. Leclerc 4. Sainz 5. Norris 6. Russell 7. Alonso 8. Stroll 9. Vettel 10. Hamilton Pole: Verstappen Fastest lap: Perez First retirement: Zhou , Guan Yu Reject of the Race: Alpha Tauri Infinite Improbability Drive of th...
by yannicksamlad
09 Jun 2022, 07:42
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: The Junior Series Thread
Replies: 1936
Views: 509658

Re: The Junior Series Thread

Yes - good point about the shift in points system , which I like . The old system was way too generous for pole. And now - a bad sprint race is really not all that bad at all
by yannicksamlad
09 Jun 2022, 07:39
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions
Replies: 19
Views: 1960

Re: 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions

The Baku Walls Cost Cap Challenge GP of Azerbaijan 1. Sergio Perez 2. Charles Leclerc 3. Max Verstappen 4. Carlos Sainz 5. George Russell 6. Fernando Alonso 7. Esteban Ocon 8. Lando Norris 9. Lance Stroll 10. Sebastian Vettel Pole: Charles Leclerc Fastest lap: Fernando Alonso First retirement: Zhou,...
by yannicksamlad
30 May 2022, 08:10
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: The Junior Series Thread
Replies: 1936
Views: 509658

Re: The Junior Series Thread

And now Pourchaire has one of his better weekends ...So much for my previous comment
by yannicksamlad
30 May 2022, 08:05
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: Reject of the Race - Monaco 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2667

Re: Reject of the Race - Monaco 2022

How about Alpha Tauri blowing the chance to have Pierre get a load of points?

And then Yuki was resolutely not on the pace of the car at all in the race.
by yannicksamlad
30 May 2022, 08:00
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Discussion Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 220167

Re: 2022 Discussion Thread

Yes, that key moment when Perez moved up wasnt really noticed. At times like this I recall those 3 stop races with refuelling and everyone having started on quallie fuel from years back, when no one had much idea who was doing well until 80% of the way into the race and every overtake was subject to...
by yannicksamlad
27 May 2022, 13:57
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: The Junior Series Thread
Replies: 1936
Views: 509658

Re: The Junior Series Thread

I still find F2 and F3 fascinating and exciting . F2 still slightly blighted by Pirelli randomness , but Lawson seems to have upped his game , Ralph Boschung has matured nicely and we all await Hauger to replicate his F3 form from last year ( or will he replicate his F3 form from before that?) Lawso...
by yannicksamlad
27 May 2022, 12:34
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Monaco Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 17
Views: 1963

Re: 2022 Monaco Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The First Proper Actual Street Race of 2022 Monaco GP 1. Charles Leclerc 2. Max Verstappen 3. George Russell 4. Lewis Hamilton 5. Sergio Perez 6. Carlos Sainz Jr. 7. Pierre Gasly 8. Lando Norris 9. Daniel Ricciardo 10. Sebastian Vettel Pole: Charles Leclerc Fastest lap: Max Verstappen First retireme...
by yannicksamlad
17 May 2022, 12:37
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: The Junior Series Thread
Replies: 1936
Views: 509658

Re: The Junior Series Thread

As we head to Spain for full F2 and F3 and W Series action, lets see how those cars get on with providing exciting racing versus the 'new rules' F1 cars.. Will the F1 boys tyre-save/fuel save? Will impossible-to-predict F2 Pirelli drop off effect reduce the F2 to a lottery? And one more point about ...
by yannicksamlad
17 May 2022, 12:24
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Spanish Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 18
Views: 1637

Re: 2022 Spanish Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The Race in Spain for which we pray for Rain GP 1. Verstappen 2. Pérez 3. Leclerc 4. Sainz 5. Russell 6. Hamilton 7. Bottas 8. Norris 9. Gasly 10. Alonso Pole: Sainz Fastest lap: Sainz First retirement: Schumacher Reject of the Race: The speed differential from P1-4 and the rest Infinite Improbabili...
by yannicksamlad
12 Apr 2022, 15:01
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: IIDOTR: Australia 2022
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Re: IIDOTR: Australia 2022

1 Albon - yes, for all the reasons mentioned already 2. Leclerc- OK the Ferrari is quick , but I'm not sure it's that quick. Quallie: was not easy for him to get pole, and race he had to keep out of Verstappen- lunge distance . All the while looking after tyres etc, and had safety car handicaps thro...
by yannicksamlad
05 Apr 2022, 11:44
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: Formula Two: A Subtle Proposition
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

Re: Formula Two: A Subtle Proposition

Enjoyed the article, thanks. I am a big fan of F2/GP2, F3000 as a series for great racing in powerful cars. I think the point about promoting it as such is very valid. In an age where F1 drivers have long careers, and a handful of F1 teams pick up all the wins, there is no chance for a feeder series...
by yannicksamlad
05 Apr 2022, 11:15
Forum: The HWNSNBM Memorial Forum
Topic: Driver Profile: Helmut Marko
Replies: 4
Views: 3077

Re: Driver Profile: Helmut Marko

Thanks, a great read. Particularly filling in some of the picture of the early years - late 60s and pre-BRM of which I knew nothing really (until now). And although many us disagree with his unsupportable comments on various things, you're right to remind us of his excellent record in promoting driv...
by yannicksamlad
05 Apr 2022, 10:55
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Australian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 17
Views: 1606

Re: 2022 Australian Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The least anticipated return GP of 2022 1. Sergio Pérez 2. Max Verstappen 3. Carlos Sainz 4. Charles Leclerc 5. Pierre Gasly 6. Valtteri Bottas 7. Lewis Hamilton 8. George Russell 9. Fernando Alonso 10. Sebastian Vettel Pole: Max Verstappen Fastest lap: Charles Leclerc First retirement: Lance Stroll...
by yannicksamlad
19 Mar 2022, 12:02
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 28
Views: 2763

Re: 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

The Really Quite Surprisingly Good Bahrain GP 1.Max Verstappen 2. Carlos Sainz 3. Sergio Perez 4. Pierre Gasly 5. George Russell 6. Lewis Hamilton 7. Valtteri Bottas 8. Esteban Ocon 9. Mick Schumacher 10. Lance Stroll Pole: Max Verstappen Fastest lap: Lando Norris First retirement: Charles Leclerc R...
by yannicksamlad
10 Jan 2022, 22:19
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2022 Discussion Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 220167

Re: 2022 Discussion Thread

Team tech experts with no speciality in broadcasting presentation repeating race after race that the small change to the front is designed ' to tidy airflow' so as to 'go faster'...unmissable for many.
by yannicksamlad
10 Jan 2022, 22:01
Forum: The Paul Stoddart Memorial Forum
Topic: 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!
Replies: 31
Views: 4111

Re: 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Predicament Predictions!

Big thanks to Rob for doing all that hard work. And for activating double points for me, which pushed me into what I regard as respectable territory.
2022, I must do better. ( Personal Development Review is complete)