Reject of the Race - Canada 2023

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Pick your Reject of the Race candidate!

Poll ended at 23 Jun 2023, 12:21

George Russell
6
26%
Haas
1
4%
Lance Stroll
3
13%
Nyck de Vries
10
43%
Ted Kravitz
3
13%
 
Total votes: 23

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Reject of the Race - Canada 2023

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Post your choices for ROTR!
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1) Haas. Typical slide back
2) De Vries. Typical crappy drive
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Honourable mentions:

Russell: Poor error.

Stroll: Slow all weekend.

But it's between Ted "Stop being mean to Lando" Kravitz and Nyck de Vries for his incredibly amateur attempt on Magnussen. Talk about demonstrating why you don't sign a driver off the back of beating Latifi.
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Got to be George Russell for me. At least Hamilton scored a podium.
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Haas - absolutely aimless. Why? Hulk qualified P2, started P5, faded to P16 after leading an 11-car DRS train early on. Would've given it to him, but K-Mag was equally woeful.

George Russell - major error, made it impossible for Merc to work a strategy to outfox Aston.

HM - Perez and Stroll - nowhere compared to their teammates once again.
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Easy nomination: Ted Kravitz
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Enforcer wrote: 18 Jun 2023, 19:41 Honourable mentions:

Russell: Poor error.

Stroll: Slow all weekend.

But it's between Ted "Stop being mean to Lando" Kravitz and Nyck de Vries for his incredibly amateur attempt on Magnussen. Talk about demonstrating why you don't sign a driver off the back of beating Latifi.
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1) Nyck de Gone.

Poor yet again when he really needed a great result.


2) Lance Stroll

Still wasting the 2nd best car on the grid.
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George Russell for his "brake issue", in the words of David Croft, which caused him to retire when the wall made direct contact with his car very early into the race.

Ted Kravitz for complaining that Lando Norris got an "unsportsmanlike behaviour" penalty. To paraphrase him, but barely: "Don't they know he's Lando Norris?"

Haas, goes without saying.

Nyck de Vries, goes without saying.

DHM for Lance Stroll who did bugger-all for the entire race, took Norris on penalties and Bottas on the line. He did however spend the entire rest of the race behind just about everyone who hadn't crashed.
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1- George Russell- He binned it- I love George But he binned it into the wall and retired in the end. Simple

2. Nyck de Vries- Not exactly making a case why FE drivers should be in f1. Unless something Change Quickly he might be out midseason- It's difficult to argue against tbh.

HM- Ted Kravtiz- On another Planet at times in this race
HM- Haas. Sliding down the grid faster than Link does climbing a wall in tears of the kingdom when it's raining
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1. Russell
2. De Vries

Hülkenberg was very unlucky with the timing of the safety car so he and the team can be left off hook.
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George Russell - Should've been in the fight for a podium, but made that mistake which basically ruined his race. When Sir Lewis is your teammate, you cant really afford to make mistakes like this.

Lance Stroll - I honestly forgot he was even in this race until like Lap 50.

de Vries - I mean come on, that's just clumsy.

Ted Kravitz - :facepalm:
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Haas, and George Russell for me. I can also understand Kravitz getting nominated.

And the M25 for me, causing me to miss the start of the race on Sky and having to resort to Radio 5 for the early stages, including Russell's incident. Thank goodness for YouTube for replays...
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Team - Haas for being, well, useless.

Driver - is it Russell for the unforced error, De Vries for THAT overtake, or Stroll for sitting in daddy's car and going "vroom"? I'll go with Russell because the other two were not unusual.
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Haas: Melted from a strong grid slot in Canada for the 2nd year running. 7 years they’ve been in the sport and I still don’t think they know what race pace is

Russell: A silly unenforced mistake that ruined any strategy tricks Mercedes may have had to pull off an impossible win

De Vries: With each passing race it looks more and more like Italy last year was just a freak one off where he benefited from a car that was really good in low downforce trim. He’s come nowhere close to that since.

Won’t say anything about a certain Mr Kravitz as I used other ways to watch but I ain’t surprised whenever he gets pelted in these threads, he’s gone way down since his BBC days with his levels of cringe, more so since that night in Abu Dhabi
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The incident between De Vries and Magnussen was good old-fashioned rejectfulness. :D
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Meatwad wrote: 18 Jun 2023, 22:23 The incident between De Vries and Magnussen was good old-fashioned rejectfulness. :D
I thought exactly the same, I was laughing at them both trying to rejoin :-)

Otherwise DHMs to Russell, Perez and Stroll though they are up against the top 3 drivers in the same cars so always facing a hard task.
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1. Haas - They are going backwards fast. Hulk top 5 grid to lapped 15th place and Magnussen somehow picked a fight with Nyck de Vries who might be on his last F1 rites anyway. C'mon!
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Nyck De Vries - Crashes into K-Mag twice. Not a great way to show you belong in F1. Plus it was hilarious him just stuck on the escape road

To be fair on Hulk and Stroll and Zhou, they pitted a lap before the SC came into play, so they were going to be placed down the order while others got the easier stop.
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Palmer and Jacques* on C4. Partisan and over-excited.
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Meatwad wrote: 18 Jun 2023, 22:23 The incident between De Vries and Magnussen was good old-fashioned rejectfulness. :D
I think it has to be this one. Truly amateurish stuff from a world champion racing driver. Laughed my ass off when I watched this.

I don't think he should be ROTR but Ted was truly embarrasing. The Lando stuff during the race was pretty bad, but he doubled down on it in the Notebook by spending a few minutes getting worked up about semantics. What took the crapcake was his interaction with GP - he made a poor attempt at humour by calling him Mr Empathy (referring to his supposed indifference to Verstappen's grip issues), GP happened to be walking past when he was doing the bit so Ted saw fit to accost him with this - GP had no idea what he was talking about so he did that "haha yeah" thing you do when someone says something to you but you don't catch them and don't care enough to request clarity, and continued about his day. Ted took this thick by assuming GP took it thick and did a "it's just a joke ok" to the camera.

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1)Lance - While Alonso added another podium on the season, Lance was nowhere near, which is worst when you think Russell plonked the wall and finished ahead of him.
2)Russell - Wasted a podium possibility by smashing the wall
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Dishonorable mentions to:

Haas - SELL. THE. TEAM.

George Russell - He literally is a meme at this point. Claims he has the best spacial awareness on the grid on Thursday and is the only driver to have an accident on Sunday.

My Chromecast - Would not allow me to watch F1TV on my 70in flat-screen so I had to hold my laptop for two hours. Because (as others have noted) Sky is THAT bad and this is a reasonable alternative.

But ROTR goes to.....

Nyck De Vries - Just what was that man? His internet nickname of "Nyck Debris" is pretty on the nose im afraid. Will he even make the summer break at this point?
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1. The CCTV kerfuffle. FP1 cancelled because the camera infrastructure went down a few minutes into FP1. Game, set, and match for ROTR (even if it wasn't the race itself).

2. McLaren. A good qualifying position for Norris in changing conditions results in an out of points finish for Mclaren.

HM: Pirelli tires. Usually the Canadian GP gives us some excitement. A cancelled Fp1, an FP2 in changing conditions, wet FP3 and qualifying should have given us a strategy mix up for the race, which was the only dry session (that actually ran) for the race). Instead we get a M-->H strategy ONCE AGAIN.
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Poll is up! You have 48 hours to get voting and choose your ROTR candidate for Canada. :dance:
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Nick Debries and Ted "Biased to Bri'ish race droivers" Kravitz are the definite ROTR
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Fetzie on Ferrari wrote:How does a driver hurtling around a race track while they're sous-viding in their overalls have a better understanding of the race than a team of strategy engineers in an air-conditioned room?l
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