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2010 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX - Live Thread
Chode ^ | 10/7/2010 | Chode

Posted on 10/07/2010 4:18:32 PM PDT by Chode

JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

Venue: Suzuka
Date: Sunday 10 October
Lap length: 3.608 miles
Race laps: 53
2009 winner: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
First grand prix: 1987

Light rain all weekend


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1 posted on 10/07/2010 4:18:35 PM PDT by Chode
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To: Chode; Bad~Rodeo; Betis70; bobby.223; bobt7818; brf1; cld51860; Cowboy Bob; Cruising Speed; ...
UP...!!!

2 posted on 10/07/2010 4:19:56 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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Rookie Nico Hulkenberg's race seat at Williams is in doubt for next season, according to Italy's Autosprint magazine, with Pastor Maldonado a potential new team-mate for Rubens Barrichello.
motorsport.com (original material not available online)

Mercedes have given seven-time champion Michael Schumacher one more year to prove he is competitive enough for Formula 1. The 41-year-old German agreed a three-year deal with Mercedes GP after coming out of retirement, but he will not get to race in 2012 unless he can up his performance in 2011.
Bild (in German)

Bruno Senna and Sakon Yamamoto will be Hispania's race-day drivers for the remainder of the season. The team has so far used four drivers and there had been speculation that more changes were on the way.
SpeedWeek (in German)

Nick Heidfeld will consider a switch to Force India, Lotus, Virgin or Hispania following Sauber's decision to sign Mexican rookie Sergio Perez as Kamui Kobayashi's partner. Heidfeld had been one of three drivers alongside Timo Glock and Adrian Sutil trying to secure the second race seat at the Swiss-based team for 2011.
Blick (in German)

Pedro de la Rosa has kicked off his work as Pirelli's test driver, carrying out a two-day stint in Valencia. The Italian manufacturer was trying out wet and intermediate rubber on an artificially watered circuit for the first time.
Autosport

Robert Kubica says he's disappointed that Raikkonen is not going to be his team-mate in 2011: "I thought there was a chance of him coming to Renault."
BBC F1 commentator Jonathan Legard on Twitter

Renault raised a toast to a new Russian vodka sponsor on Thursday in a four-race deal that could enhance the chances of Russian rookie Vitaly Petrov staying with the team.
Yahoo Eurosport

3 posted on 10/07/2010 4:20:37 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

OK, I’m not a twitterer, but was reading the links you had, and Legard just tweeted:

“Hamilton into tyre wall at Degner, like Webber and Kovalainen last year. 45 minutes of first practice lost”

http://twitter.com/legardj

(6 minutes ago)


4 posted on 10/07/2010 7:09:36 PM PDT by GreenAccord (Bakon Akbar!)
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To: GreenAccord
just foookin wonderful....
5 posted on 10/07/2010 8:43:13 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

2010 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

Pos No Driver Team Time/Retired Gap Laps
1 5 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 1:31.465 32
2 6 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 1:31.860 0.395 29
3 11 Robert Kubica Renault 1:32.200 0.735 32
4 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:32.362 0.897 34
5 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:32.519 1.054 35
6 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:32.533 1.068 28
7 12 Vitaly Petrov Renault 1:32.703 1.238 32
8 3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes GP 1:32.831 1.366 27
9 14 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1:32.842 1.377 26
10 10 Nico Hulkenberg Williams-Cosworth 1:32.851 1.386 26
11 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes GP 1:32.880 1.415 26
12 23 Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:33.471 2.006 31
13 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:33.481 2.016 8
14 9 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1:33.564 2.099 16
15 22 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:33.697 2.232 33
16 16 Sebastien Buemi STR-Ferrari 1:34.005 2.540 32
17 17 Jaime Alguersuari STR-Ferrari 1:34.055 2.590 37
18 15 Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 1:34.310 2.845 33
19 19 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Cosworth 1:36.095 4.630 37
20 18 Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 1:36.333 4.868 33
21 25 Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 1:36.630 5.165 28
22 24 Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 1:36.834 5.369 28
23 21 Bruno Senna HRT-Cosworth 1:37.352 5.887 33
24 20 Sakon Yamamoto HRT-Cosworth 1:37.831 6.366 34

6 posted on 10/08/2010 3:18:52 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Vettel Vettel Vettel and Alonso. Did Hamliton wreck two cars? His old man is a nasty pr**k. Caused lots of problems at McLaren.

What time is qualifying? I will check the streaming feed. Iwish I had TV back just for Suzuka, Spa and Monza.


7 posted on 10/08/2010 8:42:51 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Chode

Man - Kimi better have a seat at a good team in 2011. I wonder if he or Webber will go to Mercedes.


8 posted on 10/08/2010 8:44:51 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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Current weather at Suzuka, Japan less than three hours before Q-fying:

66 degrees, Rain - Steady, Humidity 100%, Bar 29.85 Steady, Dew Point 66, Visibility 1 mile, Wind N 9mph.

Forecast: Steady rain, heavy at times. Wind N 10mph.

Looks like it’s going to be full wets.


9 posted on 10/08/2010 8:52:44 PM PDT by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: Henchster

Hopefully we will see another Monza 2008 when Vettel one in the Toro Rosso and Minardi.

One of the best races was the 1884 Japanese GP when Hill won in the rain and almost darkness. I liked Damon but he is a little lefty for me and pro Labour Party,


10 posted on 10/08/2010 9:22:25 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Henchster
It now looks like Q-fying will be held Sunday morning, due the heavy rain:

FIA Reserves Sunday Morning for Qualifying

11 posted on 10/08/2010 9:25:43 PM PDT by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: Chode
Qualifying suspended until Sunday morning

Following a final FIA track inspection shortly before 3:20 pm local time at Suzuka, it has now been confirmed that qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix will take place at a hopefully dryer Suzuka at 10 am (BST +8) on Sunday morning.

The final decision from FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting comes following torrential race for most of Saturday, with light levels also now fading rapidly.

With 2 o'clock having been the original time for the start of qualifying, half-hourly inspections were taking place although it soon became inevitable – following an affected third practice session earlier on as well – that no further track action would be able to take place, leaving drivers and team personnel to float custom-made boats down the pit lane.

The Sunday morning period will be the first grid deciding-session on race day since the aggregate qualifying format was last used at the 2005 Monaco Grand Prix.

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12 posted on 10/09/2010 3:26:33 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee

I sure like your lengthy post a lot better than the katlick ramblings that someone feels compelled to share with FR daily!


13 posted on 10/09/2010 3:47:01 AM PDT by RVN Airplane Driver ("To be born into freedom is an accident; to die in freedom is an obligation..)
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To: Elle Bee
thx...
14 posted on 10/09/2010 5:23:46 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: RVN Airplane Driver
ya want on da list???
15 posted on 10/09/2010 5:26:11 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Frantzie
usually at least one of the links at the top work...
16 posted on 10/09/2010 5:29:37 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Vettel Vettel Vettel aka Baby Schumi! Or Alonso.

It worked last night - I was watching England versus Malaysia in field hockey then it came on. Almost getting high quality full screen with Veetle download plug in.


17 posted on 10/09/2010 10:19:25 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Chode
1 Germany S Vettel Red Bull
2 Australia M Webber Red Bull
3 Great Britain L Hamilton McLaren
4 Poland R Kubica Renault
5 Spain F Alonso Ferrari
6 Great Britain J Button McLaren
7 Germany N Rosberg Mercedes
8 Brazil R Barrichello Williams
9 Germany N Hulkenberg Williams
10 Germany M Schumacher Mercedes
11 Germany N Heidfeld BMW Sauber
12 Brazil F Massa Ferrari
13 Russia V Petrov Renault
14 Japan K Kobayashi BMW Sauber
15 Germany A Sutil Force India
16 Spain J Alguersuari Toro Rosso
17 Italy V Liuzzi Force India
18 Switzerland S Buemi Toro Rosso
19 Italy J Trulli Lotus
20 Finland H Kovalainen Lotus
21 Brazil L di Grassi Virgin
22 Germany T Glock Virgin
23 Brazil B Senna Hispania
24 Japan S Yamamoto Hispania

18 posted on 10/09/2010 7:14:44 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode
interesting...

2010 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX SPEED TRAP

Pos No Driver Time of Day Speed
1 3 Michael Schumacher 11:07:15 226.5
2 1 Jenson Button 11:11:46 224.0
3 17 Jaime Alguersuari 11:31:23 216.4
4 14 Adrian Sutil 11:11:00 206.8
5 2 Lewis Hamilton 11:27:36 206.0
6 9 Rubens Barrichello 11:04:29 205.9
7 4 Nico Rosberg 11:06:52 203.5
8 24 Timo Glock 11:27:47 203.1
9 8 Fernando Alonso 11:07:30 202.7
10 10 Nico Hulkenberg 11:04:22 201.7
11 15 Vitantonio Liuzzi 11:07:07 200.8
12 16 Sebastien Buemi 11:03:08 194.5
13 6 Mark Webber 11:07:11 193.3
14 19 Heikki Kovalainen 11:05:57 192.4
15 21 Bruno Senna 11:03:13 191.3
16 23 Kamui Kobayashi 11:05:19 188.3
17 25 Lucas di Grassi 11:02:41 186.5
18 7 Felipe Massa 11:03:26 185.0
19 18 Jarno Trulli 11:09:56 181.4
20 22 Nick Heidfeld 11:03:22 179.4
21 5 Sebastian Vettel 11:10:01 178.6
22 11 Robert Kubica 11:11:54 178.2
23 20 Sakon Yamamoto 11:02:46 177.9
24 12 Vitaly Petrov 11:09:30 161.4

19 posted on 10/09/2010 7:20:15 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

2010 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

Pos No Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps
1 5 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 1:32.035 1:31.184 1:30.785
2 6 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 1:32.476 1:31.241 1:30.853
3 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:32.809 1:31.523 1:31.169
4 11 Robert Kubica Renault 1:32.808 1:32.042 1:31.231
5 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:32.555 1:31.819 1:31.352
6 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:32.636 1:31.763 1:31.378
7 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes GP 1:32.238 1:31.886 1:31.494
8 9 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1:32.361 1:31.874 1:31.535
9 10 Nico Hulkenberg Williams-Cosworth 1:32.211 1:31.926 1:31.559
10 3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes GP 1:32.513 1:32.073 1:31.846
11 22 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:33.011 1:32.187
12 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:32.721 1:32.321
13 12 Vitaly Petrov Renault 1:32.849 1:32.422
14 23 Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:32.783 1:32.427
15 14 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1:33.186 1:32.659
16 17 Jaime Alguersuari STR-Ferrari 1:33.471 1:33.071
17 15 Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 1:33.216 1:33.154
18 16 Sebastien Buemi STR-Ferrari 1:33.568
19 18 Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 1:35.346
20 19 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Cosworth 1:35.464
21 25 Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 1:36.265
22 24 Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 1:36.332
23 21 Bruno Senna HRT-Cosworth 1:37.270
24 20 Sakon Yamamoto HRT-Cosworth 1:37.365

20 posted on 10/09/2010 7:23:55 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Is it dry? will it be dry for the race? When do they roll off?

I though Lewis has a 5 spot penalty for a new gearbox.


21 posted on 10/09/2010 9:03:13 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Chode
226.5 ?

something's changed on the benz

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22 posted on 10/09/2010 10:24:04 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: RVN Airplane Driver
you think we watch this sport for the short guys who drive those noisy cars?

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23 posted on 10/09/2010 10:26:56 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Frantzie

i thought he did tooo...


24 posted on 10/10/2010 5:11:26 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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2010 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 5 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 53 1:30:27.323 1 25
2 6 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 53 +0.9 secs 2 18
3 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 53 +2.7 secs 4 15
4 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 53 +13.5 secs 5 12
5 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 53 +39.5 secs 8 10
6 3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes GP 53 +59.9 secs 10 8
7 23 Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari 53 +64.0 secs 14 6
8 22 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber-Ferrari 53 +69.6 secs 11 4
9 9 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 53 +70.8 secs 7 2
10 16 Sebastien Buemi STR-Ferrari 53 +72.8 secs 18 1
11 17 Jaime Alguersuari STR-Ferrari 52 +1 Lap 16
12 19 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Cosworth 52 +1 Lap 20
13 18 Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 19
14 24 Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 22
15 21 Bruno Senna HRT-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 23
16 20 Sakon Yamamoto HRT-Cosworth 50 +3 Laps 24
17 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes GP 47 +6 Laps 6
Ret 14 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 44 Oil leak 15
Ret 11 Robert Kubica Renault 2 Mechanical 3
Ret 10 Nico Hulkenberg Williams-Cosworth 0 Accident 9
Ret 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 0 Accident 12
Ret 12 Vitaly Petrov Renault 0 Accident 13
Ret 15 Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 0 Accident 17
DNS 25 Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 0 Accident 21

25 posted on 10/10/2010 5:27:22 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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26 posted on 10/10/2010 5:27:42 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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