Infinite Improbability Drive of the Race - Nevada 2023

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Pick your Infinite Improbability Drive of the Race candidate!

Poll ended at 24 Nov 2023, 09:36

Lance Stroll
3
21%
The Las Vegas GP
2
14%
Esteban Ocon
9
64%
 
Total votes: 14

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Post your choices for IIDOTR!
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Stroll - fab race all round

Piastri - did the best out of a lousy situation from qualy
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Ocon, 4th place was terrific from him

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Ocon - Impressive 4th place. Makes the order to hold position seem very silly.
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The race was one of the best this season which given that the teams are all exhausted and the track/venue was criticised so much in advance makes it a good candidate. Slick surfaces and sane DRS zones made overtaking a skill again.

Ocon and Stroll provided unexpected results, I'll give it to Stroll as I am usually so hard on him.
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Gotta be Stroll for me.
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Ocon and Stroll having been much maligned through the year (Ocon mainly for being a bad teammate which I sort of get here too).
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1 - Max Verstappen - For no kers all weekend long and still winning the race. Gotta give credit for that

2 - Ocon. Great driving and that Alpine radio call was just "lol"
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1) Esteban Ocon: Held onto a strong points-scoring finish by merit.

2) The track: While I feel that the race owed a fair bit of its excitement to chaos like Baku, it at least had some opportunities to overtake and created some excitement that way.
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1- Stroll- Fernando please let Lance back in the car please

2- Ocon- not a team player but still got a very good result
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I'm nominating Ocon, 16th to fourth is very impressive.
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The Race - A lot of people weren't too keen about it and Thursday was a horrible look but the race and qualifying turned out so well.

Stroll - Made the most of the first SC after jumping up 10 places on the soft tires and then used the second SC to pit again to get a well-deserved 5th place.
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Another one down for both Ocon and Stroll. Yes the turn 1 chaos helped but Lance played a blinder by ditching the Softs early and Esteban gets bonus points for channeling his inner Sainz from Silverstone last year especially given how far Gasly plummeted down the order
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Can only be the race itself. After the omnishambles preceding the race, I certainly wouldn't have predicted the race itself to be a cracker.

As an aside, it might be my disillusionment and apathy towards the sport returning, but I'm finding it incredibly difficult to find any of the drivers genuinely "infinitely improbable" these days.
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Ocon and Alpine :dance: , finally a decent race that is not going to restock my seethium stocks! and Gasly will be back on next round as well...
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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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