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2012 BRITISH GRAND PRIX - LIVE THREAD
Chode ^ | 7/5/2012 | Chode

Posted on 07/05/2012 5:38:02 PM PDT by Chode

2012 BRIRISH GRAND PRIX - LIVE THREAD

Venue:Silverstone

Race Date: 08 Jul 2012
Number of Laps: 52
Circuit Length: 5.891 km
Race Distance: 306.198 km

Fri Cloudy 18c

Sat Cloudy 18c

Sun Cloudy 17c



TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: f1; formulaone; grandprix

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one of these links should work... http://www.justin.tv/directory/sports/auto_racing

1 posted on 07/05/2012 5:38:20 PM PDT by Chode
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To: Chode; atc23; Bad~Rodeo; Betis70; bobby.223; bobt7818; BreezyDog; brf1; briankk; ...
UP...!!!

2 posted on 07/05/2012 5:39:30 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Racing in the Rain?????


3 posted on 07/05/2012 5:51:38 PM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Lockbox

Rain, schmain! No dry pavement necessary here. Or restrictor plates, green/white/yellow finishes, etc.


4 posted on 07/05/2012 5:54:52 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: al_c

D’oh! Green/white/checker.


5 posted on 07/05/2012 5:56:02 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Lockbox
well, it is England... but the forecast, is overcast
6 posted on 07/05/2012 6:05:02 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Ahhhhh, back to Silverstone. Not that I didn’t like Donington Park - I just like Silverstone better, even in its new configuration (never did like the “bridge turn” - even on a simulator (RACE07) it was a pretty hairy turn).

Abbey has a mean little bump at the apex that can really jostle your car in the game. I’ll watch to see what the real-life drivers do there.


7 posted on 07/05/2012 6:14:13 PM PDT by jeffc (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America)
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To: jeffc
Explanation of above:

My racing buddies and I ran Donington Park in our RACE07 F1 race in 2010 and, because most others liked it, we raced there last year. But now we are (finally) going back to Silverstone.

YAY!

8 posted on 07/05/2012 6:20:22 PM PDT by jeffc (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America)
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To: Chode

been there done that...Silverstone, of course the layout is a lot different now. I once had to back out between to “lorries”..(car haulers) while in the pits at Silverstone so Graham Hill and Mario could walk through...Mario noticed my t-shirt (Budweiser)and GI haircut and said..”where from?”..I said Jersey...Hill turns around and say’s “The Isle of Jersey?”...Mario goes...he said Joizey


9 posted on 07/05/2012 6:25:03 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

two lorries


10 posted on 07/05/2012 6:27:29 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
LOL...
11 posted on 07/05/2012 7:53:02 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: jeffc
i like it better too...
12 posted on 07/05/2012 7:53:57 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

...don’t think it was a GP though, they used to have British Championship races there then. I really enjoy the F5000 series back then...wicked sounding V8 Chevy formula’s
I went to all three GP’s the 3 years I was there...two at the Hatch and one at Silverstone. Steward was king then.


13 posted on 07/05/2012 8:01:05 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
those were heady days...
14 posted on 07/05/2012 8:05:49 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Always pay attention to F!.
Tomorrow the family will be at Limerock Park, in Lakeville, CT for the ALMS practice and qualifying. Saturday is the race. Probably take the beautiful ride again along the Housatonic River on Saturday for the race.
Love The Ride


15 posted on 07/05/2012 8:16:12 PM PDT by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: mojo114
i'd like to see ALMS come to the Glen... the 6-Hours two weeks ago was a fantastic win for Barbosa

16 posted on 07/05/2012 8:31:09 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode
Hamilton fastest in wet British GP practice

http://www.gpupdate.net/en/

17 posted on 07/06/2012 8:48:24 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Lockbox

yup... 2nd practice
Pos No Driver Team Time/Retired Gap Laps
1 4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:56.345 8
2 14 Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 1:56.474 0.129 16
3 7 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1:56.545 0.200 12
4 8 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:56.567 0.222 9
5 15 Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari 1:57.493 1.148 13
6 3 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:57.948 1.603 9
7 20 Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault 1:58.580 2.235 10
8 9 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus-Renault 1:58.897 2.552 8
9 12 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:58.943 2.598 12
10 5 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:59.015 2.670 14
11 11 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1:59.429 3.084 9
12 18 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1:59.472 3.127 6
13 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:59.476 3.131 10
14 17 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Ferrari 1:59.854 3.509 7
15 6 Felipe Massa Ferrari 2:00.565 4.220 7
16 24 Timo Glock Marussia-Cosworth 2:00.820 4.475 11
17 19 Bruno Senna Williams-Renault 2:01.099 4.754 6
18 21 Vitaly Petrov Caterham-Renault 2:01.348 5.003 12
19 25 Charles Pic Marussia-Cosworth 2:03.719 7.374 8
20 23 Narain Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth 2:04.774 8.429 8
21 10 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault No time 1
22 16 Daniel Ricciardo STR-Ferrari No time 2
23 2 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing-Renault No time 1
24 22 Pedro de la Rosa HRT-Cosworth No time 0


18 posted on 07/06/2012 2:45:04 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Need Flood Tires!


19 posted on 07/07/2012 5:44:12 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Chode

Just a heads-up: That justin.tv stream doesn’t do much for me (works, but looks like some guy pointing a webcam at his TV screen. LOL.). Getting an excellent quality BBC2 stream on vipbox.tv right now! (Of rain...)


20 posted on 07/07/2012 6:38:32 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Moltke
thx for the link!!!
21 posted on 07/07/2012 6:47:18 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Lockbox
pretty much...
22 posted on 07/07/2012 6:48:09 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

If a wet race, going to be interesting!


23 posted on 07/07/2012 8:07:18 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Lockbox
GP2 was all wet and started behind the Safety Car...
24 posted on 07/07/2012 9:35:09 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode
I'm ready

.

25 posted on 07/07/2012 10:34:09 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Chode

Position Driver Team

Final standings after qualifying
1 Spain F Alonso Ferrari
2 Australia M Webber Red Bull
3 Germany M Schumacher Mercedes
4 Germany S Vettel Red Bull
5 Brazil F Massa Ferrari
6 Finland K Raikkonen Lotus
7 Venezuela P Maldonado Williams
8 Great Britain L Hamilton McLaren
9 Germany N Hulkenberg Force India
10 France R Grosjean Lotus
11 Great Britain P Di Resta Force India
12 Japan K Kobayashi Sauber
13 Germany N Rosberg Mercedes
14 Australia D Ricciardo Toro Rosso
15 Brazil B Senna Williams
16 France J Vergne Toro Rosso
17 Mexico S Perez Sauber
18 Great Britain J Button McLaren
19 Russian Federation V Petrov Caterham
20 Finland H Kovalainen Caterham
21 Germany T Glock Marussia
22 Spain P de la Rosa HRT
23 India N Karthikeyan HRT
24 France C Pic Marussia


26 posted on 07/07/2012 10:35:41 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Elle Bee
got a damn good chance...
27 posted on 07/07/2012 11:12:58 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode
well he's young ... maybe with a little expierence ... ha

.

28 posted on 07/07/2012 2:29:08 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Chode

That is sure some optimistic ‘cloudy’ going on there.


29 posted on 07/07/2012 3:53:20 PM PDT by jps098
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To: Elle Bee
LOLOLOL...!!!
30 posted on 07/07/2012 4:59:30 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: jps098
well, that was Thursday... 8^)

i guess it was nothing short of ARC time though from the reports of flooding i've read

31 posted on 07/07/2012 5:01:50 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Any TV broadcast to the US?

I checked Speed TV, but it showed only pre-race, post-race but no actual race coverage.


32 posted on 07/07/2012 8:01:04 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: truth_seeker
the link Moltke provided - vipbox.tv seems very promising
33 posted on 07/07/2012 8:08:02 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

After 52 of 52 laps
Position Driver Team

Fastest lap: K Raikkonen 1:34:661 on lap 50
1 Australia M Webber Red Bull
2 Spain F Alonso Ferrari
3 Germany S Vettel Red Bull
4 Brazil F Massa Ferrari
5 Finland K Raikkonen Lotus
6 France R Grosjean Lotus
7 Germany M Schumacher Mercedes
8 Great Britain L Hamilton McLaren
9 Brazil B Senna Williams
10 Great Britain J Button McLaren
11 Japan K Kobayashi Sauber
12 Germany N Hulkenberg Force India
13 Australia D Ricciardo Toro Rosso
14 France J Vergne Toro Rosso
15 Germany N Rosberg Mercedes
16 Venezuela P Maldonado Williams
17 Finland H Kovalainen Caterham
18 Germany T Glock Marussia
19 France C Pic Marussia
20 Spain P de la Rosa HRT
21 India N Karthikeyan HRT
22 Mexico S Perez (ret.) Sauber
23 Great Britain P Di Resta (ret.) Force India
24 Russian Federation V Petrov (ret.) Caterham


34 posted on 07/08/2012 7:16:17 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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