2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Page 4 of 4 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Mon 22 Oct 2012 - 13:27

2012 Rally d'Italia Sardegna Results

With Monty "conveniently" on bed rest following her latest 50km service, Elio and Jethro chaperoned some of the girls to the second largest Mediterranean island to take in the 11th round of the 2012 WRC season under pleasant conditions.

Spoiler:

Sardinia was a high-attrition event. Stage 3 saw World Champion Sebastien Loeb crash out with a broken steering arm and Thierry Neuville half-roll his DS3 and partially blocking the course, forcing a following Petter Solberg to thread the needle. Stage 4 effectively took out Jari-Matti Latvala as he plowed into a gate surrounding a wind farm. Petter Solberg was then effectively out in Stage 5 after clipping a stone and breaking his steering.

All the carnage allowed Mikko Hirvonen to take it easy and cruise to his first win as a Citroën driver. And with three factory cars out of the top spots, this allowed a good battle between the two M-Sport Team drivers for 2nd with Evgeny Novikov over Ott Tänak. And Mads Ostberg made up for a dismal Friday with a great run on Saturday, moving from 6th to 4th with multiple Stage wins.

I found the bit about Pace Notes really interesting.


In other WRC news, Ford has joined Mini in withdrawing their factory team. They will provide support for the M-Sport Team in 2013 (as Mini will support Prodrive's effort). With Ford gone, Jari-Maiti Latvia will team with Sebastien Ogier at VW's factory team for 2013.

Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Forum Posts : 10890

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Sun 28 Oct 2012 - 8:18

Indian Grand Prix; results
Spoiler:

1. Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 60 laps 1hr 31m 10.744s
2. Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari-Ferrari 0m 09.4s
3. Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 0m 13.2s
4. Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 0m 13.9s
5. Jenson Button Britain McLaren-Mercedes 0m 26.2s
6. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari 0m 44.6s
7. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Lotus-Renault 0m 45.2s
8. Nico Hulkenberg Germany Force India-Mercedes 0m 54.9s
9. Romain Grosjean France Lotus-Renault 0m 56.1s
10. Bruno Senna Brazil Williams-Renault 1m 14.9s

11. Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 21.6s
12. Paul di Resta Britain Force India-Mercedes 1m 22.8s
13. Daniel Ricciardo Australia Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m 26.0s
14. Kamui Kobayashi Japan Sauber-Ferrari 1m 26.4s
15. Jean-Eric Vergne France Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1 lap
16. Pastor Maldonado Venezuela Williams-Renault 1 lap
17. Vitaly Petrov Russia Caterham-Renault 1 lap
18. Heikki Kovalainen Finland Caterham-Renault 1 lap
19. Charles Pic France Marussia -Cosworth 1 laps
20. Timo Glock Germany Marussia -Cosworth 2 laps
21. Narain Karthikeyan India HRT-Cosworth 2 laps

Rtd. Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 55 laps completed
Rtd. Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT-Cosworth 42 laps completed
Rtd. Sergio Perez Mexico Sauber-Ferrari 20 laps completed

Fastest lap:
Jenson Button Britain McLaren-Mercedes 1m 28.203s lap 60

Kara: Hang in there, Fernando! There's still 3 races to go!

Allison: *sigh* I think my guys are too far out of it now. At least Button snatched fastest lap from Vettel on the last tour.

Triela: (says nothing...just wears a smug grin)

Kara: Oh, out with it! I know you want to say something smart-ass.

Triela: Oh, I was just thinking about something I heard over at the Medical building yesterday. Seems they're trying to get Adrian Newey to come sort out all the design flaws with you Series Two cyborgs.

Allison: LEMME AT 'ER! I'LL STRANGLE HER!

Professor Voodoo

Forum Posts : 3422

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 28 Oct 2012 - 10:41

Spoiler:

Alonso looked good, but I remain convinced Vettel will win out the season and take his third championship.

Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Forum Posts : 10890

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 15:17

F1 driver status updates; Hulkenberg is confirmed at Sauber next year...no surprise there. No change at Toro Rosso for 2013...Vergne & Ricciardo keep their seats.

Marisa: That's okay I guess, although I wish they have at least tried to poach someone like Alonso, Vettel or Hamilton from the big teams.

Kara:

Professor Voodoo

Forum Posts : 3422

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 16:23

@Professor Voodoo wrote:F1 driver status updates; Hulkenberg is confirmed at Sauber next year...no surprise there.

And I'm sure Gutierrez will get promoted to replace Kobayashi thanks to his Telmex money.

Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Forum Posts : 10890

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 18:02

@Kiskaloo wrote:
@Professor Voodoo wrote:F1 driver status updates; Hulkenberg is confirmed at Sauber next year...no surprise there.

And I'm sure Gutierrez will get promoted to replace Kobayashi thanks to his Telmex money.
It's a shame Davide Valsecchi's name isn't being mentioned in connection to any race seats. 25 does not seem too old to be beyond consideration.

Professor Voodoo

Forum Posts : 3422

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Wed 31 Oct 2012 - 18:20

@Professor Voodoo wrote:It's a shame Davide Valsecchi's name isn't being mentioned in connection to any race seats. 25 does not seem too old to be beyond consideration.

While he finally won the GP2 championship, it took him five years to do it and that probably hasn't helped him, much as it didn't help Giorgio Pantano in 2008 when he finally took the title after four years trying.

The idea of GP2 is to come in, kick arse, win the Championship and get promoted to Formula One, not treat it as a career. Wink

Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Forum Posts : 10890

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Sun 4 Nov 2012 - 11:59

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; results
Spoiler:


Triela: Well, nobody won the money, and Alonso beat my guy for second, but I'm gonna call this one a strategic victory. Fernando gained points, but not as many as he could have.

Kara: Why couldn't Button have held off Vettel for 3rd?

Allison: It's Alonso's own damn fault! When he pulled over 1 second gap on Button he left him with no DRS...your guy left my guy out there like a sitting duck and lost ground in the championship for it.

Kara: Whhhaaa? It's my team's fault that your guy got passed?

1. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Lotus-Renault 55 laps 1hr 45m 58.667s
2. Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari-Ferrari +0m 00.8s
3. Jenson Button Britain McLaren-Mercedes +0m 04.1s
4. Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault +0m 07.7s
5. Pastor Maldonado Venezuela Williams-Renault +0m 13.0s
6. Kamui Kobayashi Japan Sauber-Ferrari +0m 20.0s
7. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari +0m 22.8s
8. Bruno Senna Brazil Williams-Renault +0m 23.5s
9. Paul di Resta Britain Force India-Mercedes +0m 24.1s
10. Daniel Ricciardo Australia Toro Rosso-Ferrari +0m 27.4s

11. Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes-Mercedes +0m 28.0s
12. Jean-Eric Vergne France Toro Rosso-Ferrari +0m 34.9s
13. Heikki Kovalainen Finland Caterham-Renault +0m 47.7s
14. Timo Glock Germany Marussia -Cosworth +0m 56.4s
15. Vitaly Petrov Russia Caterham-Renault +0m 56.7s
16. Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT-Cosworth +1m 04.5s
17. Sergio Perez Mexico Sauber-Ferrari +1m 11.7s

Rtd Charles Pic France Marussia -Cosworth 41 laps completed
Rtd Romain Grosjean France Lotus-Renault 37 laps completed
Rtd Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 37 laps completed
Rtd Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 19 laps completed
Rtd Narain Karthikeyan India HRT-Cosworth 7 laps completed
Rtd Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 7 laps completed
Rtd Nico Hulkenberg Germany Force India-Mercedes 0 laps completed

Fastest lap:
Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 1m 43.964s lap 54


Unfortunate to see Hamilton lose what looked like an easy victory, but Raikkonen's victory is no less deserved.

Of course, it's not really the same team but the Lotus name at the top of the podium is something I thought I'd never see again. Enstone & Raikkonen honoured Colin's legacy well today.

Finally, this was the first time I actually enjoyed the new podium interviews idea. Coulthard interacted well with the guys.

Professor Voodoo

Forum Posts : 3422

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 4 Nov 2012 - 12:21

Spoiler:

Yeah, nice to see an epic race again after Alonso's and Vettel's cruise-fests.

Vettel was certainly helped by the two safety car periods, but his drive was amazing. Again, I can't see how he loses the WC unless his car physically breaks.

Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Forum Posts : 10890

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Wed 7 Nov 2012 - 9:11

Marisa's favorite rider, Roman Max Biaggi has announced his retirement...going out on top with the 2012 World Superbike Championship under his belt.

Marisa: He was brash...he was sometimes obnoxious, and he pissed off so many people that he found it difficult to get a job despite 6 World Championships. But he was Italian and he won all 5 of his 6 World Championships on Italian bikes. *sniff* (wipes away a tear) We'll miss you Max.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I saw a werewolf drinking a Piña Colada at Trader Vic's. His hair was perfect.
avatar
Professor Voodoo

Male

Forum Posts : 3422

Location : Hudson Valley, New York

Fan of : That one guy who was only in one episode & didn't have any lines.

Original Characters : Marisa/ Elio Alboreto

Comments :

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by MP5 on Wed 14 Nov 2012 - 0:03

@Professor Voodoo wrote:Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; results
Spoiler:


Triela: Well, nobody won the money, and Alonso beat my guy for second, but I'm gonna call this one a strategic victory. Fernando gained points, but not as many as he could have.

Kara: Why couldn't Button have held off Vettel for 3rd?

Allison: It's Alonso's own damn fault! When he pulled over 1 second gap on Button he left him with no DRS...your guy left my guy out there like a sitting duck and lost ground in the championship for it.

Kara: Whhhaaa? It's my team's fault that your guy got passed?

1. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Lotus-Renault 55 laps 1hr 45m 58.667s
2. Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari-Ferrari +0m 00.8s
3. Jenson Button Britain McLaren-Mercedes +0m 04.1s
4. Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault +0m 07.7s
5. Pastor Maldonado Venezuela Williams-Renault +0m 13.0s
6. Kamui Kobayashi Japan Sauber-Ferrari +0m 20.0s
7. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari +0m 22.8s
8. Bruno Senna Brazil Williams-Renault +0m 23.5s
9. Paul di Resta Britain Force India-Mercedes +0m 24.1s
10. Daniel Ricciardo Australia Toro Rosso-Ferrari +0m 27.4s

11. Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes-Mercedes +0m 28.0s
12. Jean-Eric Vergne France Toro Rosso-Ferrari +0m 34.9s
13. Heikki Kovalainen Finland Caterham-Renault +0m 47.7s
14. Timo Glock Germany Marussia -Cosworth +0m 56.4s
15. Vitaly Petrov Russia Caterham-Renault +0m 56.7s
16. Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT-Cosworth +1m 04.5s
17. Sergio Perez Mexico Sauber-Ferrari +1m 11.7s

Rtd Charles Pic France Marussia -Cosworth 41 laps completed
Rtd Romain Grosjean France Lotus-Renault 37 laps completed
Rtd Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 37 laps completed
Rtd Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 19 laps completed
Rtd Narain Karthikeyan India HRT-Cosworth 7 laps completed
Rtd Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 7 laps completed
Rtd Nico Hulkenberg Germany Force India-Mercedes 0 laps completed

Fastest lap:
Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 1m 43.964s lap 54


Unfortunate to see Hamilton lose what looked like an easy victory, but Raikkonen's victory is no less deserved.

Of course, it's not really the same team but the Lotus name at the top of the podium is something I thought I'd never see again. Enstone & Raikkonen honoured Colin's legacy well today.

Finally, this was the first time I actually enjoyed the new podium interviews idea. Coulthard interacted well with the guys.

Somehow, I think Monty should end up with the winnings this time...


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I aim to misbehave.



avatar
MP5

Male

Forum Posts : 1767

Location : Phoenixville, PA

Fan of : Sandro/Petra Fratello *dodges bullets*; Michael and Jamie Christiansen

Original Characters : Allison-Brian McDonnell Fratello

Comments : You gotta ask the cutie before you touch dat booty.

Registration date : 2010-02-01

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Wed 14 Nov 2012 - 12:04

@MP5 wrote:
@Professor Voodoo wrote:Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; results
Somehow, I think Monty should end up with the winnings this time...

I could see her wearing one of the t-shirts Kimi had created for the Lotus team post-race:


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Alfisti on Thu 15 Nov 2012 - 6:26

@Kiskaloo wrote:
@MP5 wrote:
@Professor Voodoo wrote:Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; results
Somehow, I think Monty should end up with the winnings this time...

I could see her wearing one of the t-shirts Kimi had created for the Lotus team post-race:
Well... assuming Monty ever wore t-shirts which weren't v-necked and white that is Razz

That said, I could see that being something she'd utter.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Your lack of planning does not constitute my emergency.
avatar
Alfisti

Male

Forum Posts : 5739

Location : A Town by the Sea, NSW Central Coast, Australia

Fan of : Triela, Hilshire, Priscilla, Ferro

Original Characters : Jethro + Monty

Comments : If in doubt, overdress.

Registration date : 2009-07-21

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by MP5 on Thu 15 Nov 2012 - 9:59

With Formula 1 returning to the United States this weekend in Texas, things are shaping up to be interesting. Having never been to a Formula 1 race before, the Schmidt Fratello have volunteered to take the usual suspects to Circuit Of The Americas for weekend leave (which as usual can be cut short if the call gets out that they're needed). Becky has taken an interest in the competition, but as a newcomer at the end of the current season, one question lingers.

Becky: Which of these horses do I hitch my wagon to?

And of course, the deluge of answers:

Triela: Red Bull Renault! They have a winning driver and a solid car designed by an engineering god!

Allison: No, pick Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes! Their drivers are excellent in the rain, and you can't be the best if you can't perform in the wet!

Kara: No way! It has to be Scuderia Ferrari! If you're gonna pick a horse to hitch a wagon to, make it the fastest horses on earth with the best drivers!

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I aim to misbehave.



avatar
MP5

Male

Forum Posts : 1767

Location : Phoenixville, PA

Fan of : Sandro/Petra Fratello *dodges bullets*; Michael and Jamie Christiansen

Original Characters : Allison-Brian McDonnell Fratello

Comments : You gotta ask the cutie before you touch dat booty.

Registration date : 2010-02-01

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Awinnell on Thu 15 Nov 2012 - 14:19

Apparently the Westboro Baptist church is going to demonstrate outside the Race,seems that all the race goers are idolising a bunch of athletes and must be taught the error of their ways,

so it's in Texas with drunken race fans and a loudmouthed obnoxious group of so called Christians(though not really Christian as they seem to have forgotten the forgiveness part ),i see a fight coming !

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


We are living in the smelly cloud of gods fart,one day the universe will end in a great cloud of airfreshener
avatar
Awinnell
Stiff Upper Lip

Male

Forum Posts : 2131

Location : Hereford,England

Fan of : Triela,asuka

Original Characters : not yet

Comments : Loves to quote Wikipedia. Loves to use exclamation marks even more.

wish i knew who put that in there, it wasn't me !!!!!!!!!!!!


Registration date : 2008-05-21

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by MP5 on Thu 15 Nov 2012 - 20:38

I would honestly like to see Westboro protest at the Bathurst 1000. If the local wildlife doesn't kill them, drunken Holden and Ford Fans will probably drop their rivalry long enough to pound them into paste.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I aim to misbehave.



avatar
MP5

Male

Forum Posts : 1767

Location : Phoenixville, PA

Fan of : Sandro/Petra Fratello *dodges bullets*; Michael and Jamie Christiansen

Original Characters : Allison-Brian McDonnell Fratello

Comments : You gotta ask the cutie before you touch dat booty.

Registration date : 2010-02-01

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Fri 16 Nov 2012 - 13:48

Been watching Free Practice One and the track looks pretty good. I like all the elevation changes.

Kara's a Paddock Club girl (when she's not lurking in the back of the Ferrari garage), but those hospitality suites at the top of Turn One look nice.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Fri 16 Nov 2012 - 22:54

NBC has announced the broadcast team for the 2013 Formula One season:

Leigh Diffey
David Hobbs
Steve Machett

Diffey will also be replacing the retiring Bob Jenkins for IZOD IndyCar coverage.

No word on who will report from the pits, but I hope it's Buxton.

I prefer Varsha over Diffey, but unlike Hobbs and Matchett, he is under contract with FOX / SPEED so NBC couldn't poach him even if they wanted to.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 18 Nov 2012 - 16:40

Well that was a brilliant race at a brilliant track.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Sun 18 Nov 2012 - 17:32

United States Grand Prix; results
Spoiler:
Allison: Finally! We're out of the championship but that doesn't mean I don't enjoy collection your €10 notes!

Triela: (handing over her money) Fine...but I've got nothing to be upset about. Once Championship locked up, one to go.

Kara: (kneeling in front of her Ferrari shrine) Please Fernando...please shut her smug mouth in Brazil!

1. Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 56 laps 1hr 35m 55.269s
2. Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault +0m 00.6s
3. Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari-Ferrari +0m 39.2s
4. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari +0m 46.0s
5. Jenson Button Britain McLaren-Mercedes +0m 56.4s
6. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Lotus-Renault +1m 04.4s
7. Romain Grosjean France Lotus-Renault +1m 10.3s
8. Nico Hulkenberg Germany Force India-Mercedes +1m 13.7s
9. Pastor Maldonado Venezuela Williams-Renault +1m 14.5s
10. Bruno Senna Brazil Williams-Renault +1m 15.1s

11. Sergio Perez Mexico Sauber-Ferrari +1m 24.3s
12. Daniel Ricciardo Australia Toro Rosso-Ferrari +1m 24.8s
13. Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes +1m 15.5s
14. Kamui Kobayashi Japan Sauber-Ferrari +1 lap
15. Paul di Resta Britain Force India-Mercedes +1 lap
16. Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes-Mercedes +1 lap
17. Vitaly Petrov Russia Caterham-Renault +1 lap
18. Heikki Kovalainen Finland Caterham-Renault +1 lap
19. Timo Glock Germany Marussia -Cosworth +1 lap
20. Charles Pic France Marussia -Cosworth +2 laps
21. Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT-Cosworth +2 laps
22. Narain Karthikeyan India HRT-Cosworth +2 laps
Rtd Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 16 laps completed
Rtd Jean-Eric Vergne France Toro Rosso-Ferrari 14 laps completed

Fastest lap:
Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 1m 39.347s lap 56
No doubt...an impressive new track and the racing was pretty good too. Not so sure about the big goofy podium hats.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I saw a werewolf drinking a Piña Colada at Trader Vic's. His hair was perfect.
avatar
Professor Voodoo

Male

Forum Posts : 3422

Location : Hudson Valley, New York

Fan of : That one guy who was only in one episode & didn't have any lines.

Original Characters : Marisa/ Elio Alboreto

Comments :

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 18 Nov 2012 - 19:04

2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship

Spoiler:

Brad Keselowski won the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship with 40 laps to go at the Ford Ecoboost 400 at Homestead Speedway when Jimmie Johnson's drivetrain failed. Johnson had effectively lost the championship on what was to be his final pit stop when his crew failed to secure all the lugnuts on the left rear wheel and he needed to stop a second time.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Fri 23 Nov 2012 - 12:15

Evidently the HRT F1 team won't be back in 2013 unless they find a new buyer. SPEED TV noted that all staff back in Madrid were evidently laid off and the staff at Interlagos will be let go once they return to Spain. They are also said to have not paid their entry fee for 2013.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sat 24 Nov 2012 - 13:17

2012 Formula 1 Grande Premio Petrobras do Brasil Qualifying

Spoiler:

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are 1-2, but I have a feeling they're planning for a dry race tomorrow.

Vettel was so-so, but he finished 4th (behind Webber) so I think they are guessing dry, as well.

Alonso was 8th and almost a second off, so here is hoping he's set up for a wet race. Massa again out-qualifies him, coming in 5th.

Maldonado is 6th, but he failed to present his car for an FIA weight inspection so he might be penalized.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Sun 25 Nov 2012 - 0:30

@Kiskaloo wrote:2012 Formula 1 Grande Premio Petrobras do Brasil Qualifying
Maldonado is 6th, but he failed to present his car for an FIA weight inspection so he might be penalized.
Maldonado did catch a 10 grid spot penalty. This bumps Alonso up one spot on the grid and onto the clean side of the track.

It's still looking grim for Fernando. He'll be praying for rain, but even in the wet Vettel is no slouch. Still, championships have been won and lost by strange circumstance, so we shall see...

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I saw a werewolf drinking a Piña Colada at Trader Vic's. His hair was perfect.
avatar
Professor Voodoo

Male

Forum Posts : 3422

Location : Hudson Valley, New York

Fan of : That one guy who was only in one episode & didn't have any lines.

Original Characters : Marisa/ Elio Alboreto

Comments :

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 25 Nov 2012 - 0:33

This is Brazil - home of the one point WDC. Smile

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 25 Nov 2012 - 13:48

2012 Formula 1 Grande Premio Petrobras do Brasil (Results)

Spoiler:

A great race ends anti-climatically under the Safety Car, ensuring Vettel's third straight WDC.

Brilliant drive to the win by Button and with Alonso 2nd and Massa 3rd, Ferrari takes 2nd in the Constructor's Championship.

And Petrov's 11th place moves Caterham into 10th on the CC. As that is worth tens of millions, I wonder if they'll can him now.

Was nice to have Sam Posey in the booth for the final SPEED broadcast. Rather melancholy to delete the Season Pass for Formula One from my TIVO after 17 years as I wait the four months to create a new one for NBCSNHD.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 2 Dec 2012 - 15:26

With NASCAR, WRC and Formula One over, SPEED now switches over to British and German Touring Cars coverage (though both seasons have already completed, I believe).

Next to Formula One, BTCC is my favorite form of racing because of the sheer carnage and the kick-off race at Brands Hatch did not disappoint. Good

As for DTM, BMW is back after about two decades and my god their car looks awesome. I've been a Mercedes Man forever (mainly because I owned a Benz back in the mid-1980s), but I might have to support BMW this year just on the basis of the car's looks. Razz

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by boomer_gonz on Mon 3 Dec 2012 - 12:14

Only 11 more days till the World Championship ICE Racing Series kicks off!

COME AT ME BRO!!!!

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


The Power of Claes Compels You!!!
avatar
boomer_gonz

Male

Forum Posts : 2559

Location : California Republic

Fan of : Crystal Palace!!!

Original Characters : Alpha/Omega Fratello & Dr. Giacomo Gianncomo

Registration date : 2007-09-14

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Wed 5 Dec 2012 - 15:34

Even as an Apple fan and user, I had to LOL:



Last edited by Kiskaloo on Sun 9 Dec 2012 - 16:52; edited 1 time in total

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by tremec6speed on Wed 5 Dec 2012 - 17:02

@Professor Voodoo wrote:Marisa's favorite rider, Roman Max Biaggi has announced his retirement...going out on top with the 2012 World Superbike Championship under his belt.

Marisa: He was brash...he was sometimes obnoxious, and he pissed off so many people that he found it difficult to get a job despite 6 World Championships. But he was Italian and he won all 5 of his 6 World Championships on Italian bikes. *sniff* (wipes away a tear) We'll miss you Max.
dancin\\'
Awww..... too cute (um, yeah I jus' read that now.... sweat
avatar
tremec6speed

Male

Forum Posts : 1968

Fan of : Lauro and Olga!

Original Characters : Vinson/Helen/Salvatore + Gunther/Ayden. Baddies are a small group of 'techno-anarchists'

Comments : I hope to include a short illustrated fanfic story of both Mr. Yutaka Aida's characters as well as some I've come up with.

Registration date : 2009-08-25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by MP5 on Sun 9 Dec 2012 - 16:27

And now, a Christmas message from everyone's favorite mumbling, grumbling Finnish Lotus F1 driver, Kimi Raikkonen:


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I aim to misbehave.



avatar
MP5

Male

Forum Posts : 1767

Location : Phoenixville, PA

Fan of : Sandro/Petra Fratello *dodges bullets*; Michael and Jamie Christiansen

Original Characters : Allison-Brian McDonnell Fratello

Comments : You gotta ask the cutie before you touch dat booty.

Registration date : 2010-02-01

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Thu 13 Dec 2012 - 21:34


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Kiskaloo on Fri 11 Oct 2013 - 6:09

@Professor Voodoo wrote:In other...less happy news, Marussia test driver Maria de Villota suffered a bizarre accident during straight-line areo testing in Cambridgeshire. Witnesses say the car has completed a high speed run and come to a complete stop...then took off again, striking the lift of her own hauler truck at about 30mph. de Villota is in critical but stable condition, but unfortunately it has been confirms that her right eye was lost.
@Kiskaloo wrote: (and Kara happy - doubly so as she'll be watching it from Michele's place in Milan and not having to trudge through muddy car parks and huge car queues).
There's an idea for a short story...Kara experiences a race, Elio style. Instead of a VIP box with chilled champagne...trudging around the track in the hot sun (or cold rain) with a stopwatch, notebook and zoom-lens camera.
Maria de Villota passed away today, apparently from natural causes, in her hotel room in Seville, Spain.

And Professor, you still need to write that story. Yes Indeed

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What? I like donuts! - Betty Suarez
If I die before my time, go on Oprah and tell the world 'I liked kittens'. - Veronica Mars
Scissors of victory! - Yui Hirasawa
avatar
Kiskaloo
A Cat of Many Talents

Male

Forum Posts : 10890

Location : Seattle / Tokyo / Milan

Fan of : Angelica's Smile

Original Characters : Kara Michelle

Comments : The community's international man of mystery.

Registration date : 2008-09-11

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Professor Voodoo on Fri 11 Oct 2013 - 19:45

@Kiskaloo wrote:Maria de Villota passed away today, apparently from natural causes, in her hotel room in Seville, Spain.
That's a shame.  When someone so young dies like that (she was only 33) you have to suspect she had some lingering effects from her head injury a year and a half ago.
And Professor, you still need to write that story. Yes Indeed
Yeah, I need to write a lot of things.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I saw a werewolf drinking a Piña Colada at Trader Vic's. His hair was perfect.
avatar
Professor Voodoo

Male

Forum Posts : 3422

Location : Hudson Valley, New York

Fan of : That one guy who was only in one episode & didn't have any lines.

Original Characters : Marisa/ Elio Alboreto

Comments :

Registration date : 2009-11-10

Back to top Go down

Re: 2012 World Motorsports Discussion Thread

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 4 of 4 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum