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    F1 Fans!!!!
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    World Championships Standings after (Season Finale) Brazilian GP
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    World Championships Standings
    Drivers:                    Constructors:             
     1.  Vettel       392        1.  Red Bull-Renault          650
     2.  Button       270        2.  McLaren-Mercedes          497
     3.  Webber       258        3.  Ferrari                   375
     4.  Alonso       257        4.  Mercedes                  165
     5.  Hamilton     227        5.  Renault                    73
     6.  Massa        118        6.  Force India-Mercedes       69
     7.  Rosberg       89        7.  Sauber-Ferrari             44
     8.  Schumacher    76        8.  Toro Rosso-Ferrari         41
     9.  Sutil         42        9.  Williams-Cosworth           5
    10.  Petrov        37       
    11.  Heidfeld      34       
    12.  Kobayashi     30       
    13.  Di Resta      27       
    14.  Alguersuari   26       
    15.  Buemi         15       
    16.  Perez         14       
    17.  Barrichello    4       
    18.  Senna          2       
    19.  Maldonado      1        
    F1 2011 World Driver's Champion
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    This Image was posted by @Born2Race with request that it should be posted in the first post after Japanese GP when Vettel secures the title, I promised that it will be at the end of Season on the first post. So here it is fulfilling my promise.

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    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Vettel pleased with fast start<!-- end title -->
    World champion Sebastian Vettel has warned not to read too much into his rapid start to pre-season testing at Valencia - but admitted he was impressed with the Red Bull RB7 on its debut.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Barrichello positive after first day<!-- end title -->
    Rubens Barrichello described the first day of running of the Williams FW33 as "positive" after completing 77 laps in the new car at Valencia today.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Paffett: Pirelli has made big progress<!-- end title -->
    McLaren test driver Gary Paffett reckons Pirelli's tyres have made great strides since the first group test on the new rubber last winter, the Briton having focused on tyre work during the opening 2011 session at Valencia today.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Alonso pleased with trouble-free day<!-- end title -->
    Fernando Alonso declared himself pleased with his first proper day of testing with the new Ferrari at Valencia on Tuesday.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Schumacher upbeat despite lack of laps<!-- end title -->
    Michael Schumacher was left lamenting his lack of running in today's opening testing session of the 2011 season.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Kobayashi not judging new Sauber yet<!-- end title -->
    Kamui Kobayashi is confident that the Sauber team has a solid base from which to work with the new Ferrari-engined C30 after setting the sixth fastest time on the first day of testing in Valencia.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Renault confident in radical exhaust<!-- end title -->
    Renault has total faith that its radical new exhaust system will provide a big boost to its performance this year, despite an inconclusive first day of testing its new car at Valencia on Tuesday.

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    Gary Anderson's launch season blog

    Former F1 designer and AUTOSPORT's technical guru Gary Anderson is keeping a watchful eye on an intense week of F1 launches. Follow his diary as he casts his opinion on all the new cars and the opening pre-season test in Valencia.

    Valencia testing: Day one - February 1

    If it was anything like when I was closely involved, most of the technical directors will have had a sleepless night before their baby ran for the first time today. I have never had a baby but, for me, seeing the car you have been visualising for the last six months take to the track for the first time must be similar.

    Taking a quick overview of the new cars introduced today, nothing really startling stands out. Yes there are differences, but in reality the regulations are so restrictive to most innovations that, other than small details, the cars look very similar. It is the third year of this regulation package and most teams have a good understanding of what is possible.


    Having said that, we will see big performance differences between teams - because the small details can give you an advantage. It's not just about taking what you think is best from each car and putting it all together. Every device is developed to work in the flow of the components around it, so if you take a Red Bull barge board and test it on a Sauber, the results will be worse than the standard Sauber component. If Ferrari was to build what it might class as a Red Bull clone, the wind tunnel results would probably be worse than its own car - because the smallest detail can really bring aerodynamic components alive. That is why endless hours are spent in the wind tunnel and with CFD to optimise every trim line, curve or surface.
    The one team that has gone out on a limb is Renault. It has done something strange - sorry, let's call it innovative - with its exhaust system. By exiting it at the front of the sidepod, in the undercut area, it's trying to increase the air velocity in this area - similar to what the bargeboards do.


    This helps scavenge the mass air out from underneath the front of the chassis, which in turn helps the front wing to work more efficiently. The problem is that with this length of tailpipe you lose a reasonable amount of top-end power. So I think there is more to it, in that it has the tailpipe blowing into a larger pipe. If this can be made to work, it would probably bring all the positives to the table but no real negatives, other than packaging.


    Red Bull has picked up where it finished 2010. A 1m13.769s around Valencia is a pretty quick time on the first day of a test - and Red Bull is not into showboating. To complete 93 laps with a new car straight out of the box, I think everyone in Milton Keynes should get a pat on the back and an extra can of Red Bull to help them through the sleepless nights that are coming up.


    As for the others, it is always difficult to know until a couple of days into a test when teams have got over any teething problems. But it's just as difficult to drive a fast car slowly as it is to make a slow car fast. With Alonso in the Ferrari 0.8 seconds slower than Vettel, and the rest well behind that, the midnight oil will be burning brightly in Valencia and there will be a lot of pondering over data tonight.

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    I Am Hating This Autsport's Live Text commentry now .... How can Someone follow it if they cant pay or they are not subs .... its bad .... and sad too ... everything is for those who pays ....
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    Valencia test, day two- Times at lunch break

    <table class="text_small" width="100%" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#eaeaea"><td height="20" align="center">1</td> <td align="left"> Alonso</td><td align="center">Ferrari</td><td align="left"> 1m13.469s</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"><td height="20" align="center">2</td> <td align="left"> Vettel</td><td align="center">Red Bull</td><td align="left"> 1m13.614s +0.145</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#eaeaea"><td height="20" align="center">3</td> <td align="left"> Di Resta</td><td align="center">Force India</td><td align="left"> 1m13.844s +0.375</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"><td height="20" align="center">4</td> <td align="left"> Kubica</td><td align="center">Renault</td><td align="left"> 1m14.412s +0.943</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#eaeaea"><td height="20" align="center">5</td> <td align="left"> Hamilton</td><td align="center">McLaren</td><td align="left"> 1m14.701s +1.232</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"><td height="20" align="center">6</td> <td align="left"> Rosberg</td><td align="center">Mercedes</td><td align="left"> 1m15.383s +1.914</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#eaeaea"><td height="20" align="center">7</td> <td align="left"> Alguersuari</td><td align="center">Toro Rosso</td><td align="left"> 1m16.474s +3.005</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"><td height="20" align="center">8</td> <td align="left"> Perez</td><td align="center">Sauber</td><td align="left"> 1m17.019s +3.550</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#eaeaea"><td height="20" align="center">9</td> <td align="left"> Glock</td><td align="center">Virgin</td><td align="left"> 1m17.228s +3.759</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"><td height="20" align="center">10</td> <td align="left"> Barrichello</td><td align="center">Williams</td><td align="left"> 1m17.344s +3.875</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#eaeaea"><td height="20" align="center">11</td> <td align="left"> Karthikeyan</td><td align="center">HRT</td><td align="left"> 1m17.823s +4.354</td></tr></tbody></table>

    @m_waqas

    This might answer you question about Williams and it's gear box.


    Williams FW33


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    Alonso and Vettel trading fastest times.
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    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Lotus T128 hits the track at Valencia<!-- end title -->
    Team Lotus is confident its new T128 will enable it to challenge the established teams from the first race in 2011, after the car hit the track for the first time at Valencia on Wednesday.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Virgin appoints Ian Phillips as COO<!-- end title -->
    Virgin Racing has undertaken a management reshuffle ahead of the 2011 season, which will see the return to Formula 1 of former Jordan, Midland and Force India commercial chief Ian Phillips.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Chandhok edging closer to Lotus deal<!-- end title -->
    Karun Chandhok is edging closer a deal to become Team Lotus reserve driver this year, after being invited by the outfit to visit testing in Valencia on Wednesday.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->De la Rosa to remain with Pirelli<!-- end title -->
    Pedro de la Rosa is set to remain as Pirelli's official test driver in 2011, as Formula 1's new tyre supplier closes in on finalising its development plans for the season ahead.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Fernandes hopes Lotus row ends soon<!-- end title -->
    Team Lotus owner Tony Fernandes has expressed his 'disappointment' about critical remarks made about him over the Lotus naming row - and says he cannot wait for the British courts to end the dispute once and for all.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Australian GP has full support of Victoria<!-- end title -->
    The Australian Grand Prix has been given assurances that it will continue to receive the full support of the Victoria government - despite recent doubts about the future of the event.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->McLaren extends Santander deal<!-- end title -->
    McLaren has extended its sponsorship deal with Santander, meaning the banking giant's logos will continue to appear on the cars of two teams in 2011.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Williams: Small gearbox key in FW33<!-- end title -->
    Williams has revealed that creating the smallest gearbox in its Formula 1 history was one of the key factors that helped it create such a unique rear end to its new FW33.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Brawn: Forward exhausts not essential<!-- end title -->
    Mercedes GP team principal Ross Brawn expects a number of outfits to experiment with blown floor concepts before the first race of the season - following the interest caused by Renault's radical new design.
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    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Alonso sets the pace at Valencia<!-- end title -->
    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso moved to the top of the times on the second day of testing at the Valencia circuit on Wednesday.

    Code:
    Valencia PreSeason Testing 
    Day 2
    Pos  Driver         Team                   Time               Laps
     1.  Alonso         Ferrari                1m13.307s           108
     2.  Vettel         Red Bull Renault       1m13.614s  +0.307    43
     3.  Di Resta       Force India Mercedes   1m13.844s  +0.537   111 *
     4.  Hamilton       McLaren Mercedes       1m14.353s  +1.046    83 *
     5.  Kubica         Renault                1m14.412s  +1.105   104
     6.  Karthikeyan    HRT Cosworth           1m14.472s  +1.165    80 *
     7.  Rosberg        Mercedes               1m14.645s  +1.338    69
     8.  Glock          Virgin Cosworth        1m15.408s  +2.101    34 *
     9.  Barrichello    Williams Cosworth      1m16.023s  +2.716    51
    10.  Perez          Sauber Ferrari         1m16.198s  +2.891    42
    11.  Maldonado      Williams Cosworth      1m16.266s  +2.959    29
    12.  Buemi          Toro Rosso Ferrari     1m16.359s  +3.052    46
    13.  Alguersuari    Toro Rosso Ferrari     1m16.474s  +3.167    64
    14.  Webber         Red Bull Renault       1m17.365s  +4.058    17
    15.  Kovalainen     Lotus Renault          1m20.649s  +7.342    15
    
    * 2010 car
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    Quote Originally Posted by UncleKracker View Post

    @m_waqas

    This might answer you question about Williams and it's gear box.


    Williams FW33


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    oh ya, small gearbox is the key.. thats brilliant innovation.. and this coming from Williams makes me smile ...

    The one team that has gone out on a limb is Renault. It has done something strange - sorry, let's call it innovative - with its exhaust system. By exiting it at the front of the sidepod, in the undercut area, it's trying to increase the air velocity in this area - similar to what the bargeboards do.

    This helps scavenge the mass air out from underneath the front of the chassis, which in turn helps the front wing to work more efficiently....
    just read these and thats another radical change in the design... good,.. but how will it affect/enhance performance??

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    Quote Originally Posted by m_waqas View Post
    to me its either Lotus or Merc... waiting for Mclaren.. that can be good too...
    Hmm

    I didn't do extensive research but a couple of posts of other technical forums do not talk about a promising future for this car (Merc). Anyways, the testing results don't look that good either (for the Merc that is). I feel that 2011 would prove to be a worse year for MGP relative to 2010. Lets see what happens. Hopefully Schumi testing would bring out some silver lining

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    Default RB7 - Red Bull Racing Press Manual 2011

    a gift to steve ...

    RB7 - Red Bull Racing Press Manual 2011

    Red Bull have prepared a special magazine for the press, which was handed out after the presentation of car RB7.

    ^ a pdf document though i don't think its very useful ... but u being a fan may cherish it...

    -Formula 1 - Season 2011 - 195216
    -Formula 1 - Season 2011 - 195217
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    ^ its the same manual that i gifted to steve...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mani1 View Post
    Hmm

    I didn't do extensive research but a couple of posts of other technical forums do not talk about a promising future for this car (Merc). Anyways, the testing results don't look that good either (for the Merc that is). I feel that 2011 would prove to be a worse year for MGP relative to 2010. Lets see what happens. Hopefully Schumi testing would bring out some silver lining
    alright.. thought u were just asking about the looks of the car ...

    technically speaking RB7 will keep us curious of course because of Adrian Newey.. and i just got knw about William's small gearbox innovation and Renault's forward exhaust design.. should be interesting to see the performance due to these changes...

    and i hope ROS beats SCHUMI again this season ... jk..


    reading Nico Roseberg's interview and he said this about adjustable rear wings:

    Q. Did you have chance to test the new adjustable rear wing and KERS?

    NR: Yeah, I tried the moveable rear wing. That takes some getting used to because you push the button, you feel a little bit that the car gets lighter, then you release the button before braking and think 'Jeez, what if this thing hasn't gone back to its old position?' Then you're off in a big way. It takes some adjustment. That's going to take some time. It's not that different to the KERS, but still the rear wing moves and you don't really know how quick it gets back into its normal working area once you release the button again.

    With the KERS we could release very late before the braking, so now that feels a natural way of doing it. Now you don't know if it's going to be properly attached... That's a bit of a concern.


    Hamilton hopes “massive degradation” means more pit stops


    Lewis Hamilton expects more pit stops during races in 2011 after driving on Pirelli tyres for the first time.

    Speaking after driving last year’s McLaren at Valencia today he said:
    The programme today was really to understand the tyres. Clearly, we’re in the old car, but with low downforce, really just to get an idea of how the tyres behave and how you can look after them and make them work over a period of time.


    off-topic.. lucky HAM & BUT ...



    i'd also like to get it..

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    Gary Anderson's launch season blog

    Valencia testing: Day two - February 2

    As testing in Valencia continues apace so today we saw Fernando Alonso's Ferrari on top of the pile with a time of 1m13.307s. That's 0.4s faster than Sebastian Vettel went yesterday and 0.3s quicker than the world champion could manage today too.

    But all I think Vettel's time shows is that Red Bull is running the car to get the information it needs with a fairly stable fuel load, I don't think we can read too much into the times just yet. There were 11 different drivers driving eight different 2011 chassis – that's a fairly good turn-out for this test and I think by the end of Thursday night we will probably see a bit of a picture begin to unfold.

    Lotus joined the fray today with Heikki Kovalainen driving. The team had a few issues and it only managed to complete 15 laps and at the end of the day the T128 was 7s off the pace. That's no big problem though, we will have to wait to see when the team gets it running but, from what I hear, Kovalainen was raving about how good the car felt compared to last year's! I hope his comments are justified as I think everyone would like to see the Lotus name do well.



    But, as I said in this blog yesterday that is actually what drivers are paid to do. It was the first public airing of the Lotus's fin-style roll over bar, similar to that which Mercedes used last year, and it will be interesting to see what the reaction of the teams is to the concept.


    I was led to believe that there was an agreement that although fully complying with the regulations as they are written, it was unanimously accepted that if the car turned over in the gravel trap it was not as effective as the more conventional design.


    -Formula 1 - Season 2011 -195285

    One of the interesting features on the new Williams FW33 is the height of the differential. This picture taken in the pit lane shows the angle of the drive shafts, and when the aerodynamic forces are on the car, the rear ride height will reduce by about another 50mm. So you can just imagine what the angle will be like then and how much work the drive shaft joints will have to do at that angle.

    So what's all this testing about, well obviously everyone wants to test their cars and check for any reliability issues. The more miles that you can do the better, but it is vitally important to actually strip and inspect the cars periodically to see if anything is going wrong because if you keep running until something breaks or destroys itself then it is usually too late to identify where the problem began.


    On the way to doing this the teams will also be trying various different set ups on the cars to see how they effect tyre degradation of which I am reliably informed there seems to be quite a few problems.


    It is always very, very difficult to recognise a car's characteristics if at the same time the tyres are also changing their characteristics by graining etc. Making the decision whether the car is responsible for the tyres degrading or whether it is just an inherent tyre problem again, is always a very difficult. Either way, by the end of this test the team who can identify the problems, instigate the developments that will help this problem and get the parts manufactured as required before the season starts that has an advantage.

    Amidst all this the goal posts will be moving as Pirelli learns more and more about the tyre requirements and changes its tyre construction and compounds. But there will come a time when Pirelli will have to build the tyres required for the first races. So really, to allow for manufacturing and shipping, the cut-off point for that must be very, very soon.

    Source: Autosport
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    Quote Originally Posted by m_waqas View Post
    and i hope ROS beats SCHUMI again this season ... jk..
    Lets see
    I am sure that MGP once again won't be able to challenge the top 3 this year (I am also fearing top 5) and I am also optimistic that Schumi will completely outshine Rosberg this year because of radical changes in the car and Schumi is known to be a quick learner and the best at adapting to new rules/regulations etc. Also we know that amongst the current lot, Schumi and barrichello are probably the only ones who have driven in the era when driver meant more than the car. Thus with now added controls on the steering wheel, its looks like Schumi would be better able to grasp and master everything faster than the other drivers.

    But in the end, its all speculation. Lets see as things should get clearer as testing progresses

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    Valencia Test: Day 2 – Ferrari and Alonso step up
    Fernando Alonso set the benchmark time on his second and final day of this test in the new Ferrari F150 car at Valencia today, ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Force India’s Paul di Resta third quickest.
    The Ferrari has covered an impressive 108 laps, over 200 laps in total (800 kilometres) in its first two days of testing.

    Alonso did some long runs today, which impressed other teams. This is a similar story to this stage last season, showing that the F150, like its predecessor appears to be kind to its tyres. With wear on the Pirellis still looking quite high, this is an early positive indicator for Ferrari.


    To see full lap times of drivers from yesterday's test just click on the driver's name to see a full chart.

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    The Renault exhaust;

    BBC pit-lane reporter Ted Kravitz on the new Renault exhaust design. "Renault have come up with a first with their new exhaust, which exits at the front of the sidepods either side of the driver. I believe it vents exhaust gas around and under the sidepods. The rest of winter testing will prove if they're the only team who adopt this approach. The concept is to increase downforce from the floor by blowing high-velocity exhaust gas through it from the front as well as channelling air around the outer edge of the sidepods. Last year's exhaust trend, led by Red Bull, did the same directly through the diffuser but with 2011's rules closing off that avenue, Renault have revolutionised the 'blown floor' concept. It's brave because it might cause more problems than it solves, particularly in overheating. Renault have increased the size of their air intakes and have even placed temperature sensors by the driver's hip to measure if the exhaust pipes are making life uncomfortable for Kubica and Petrov. Testing will show if this fascinating development is the must-have technical concept of the season."
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    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Perez sorry about lack of track time<!-- end title -->
    Sergio Perez lamented the lack of running on his first day of testing of 2011 at Valencia on Wednesday.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Glock happy to be back in action<!-- end title -->
    Timo Glock was happy to be back in action following his first day of work at the wheel of the Virgin Racing car at Valencia.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Maldonado positive over Williams car<!-- end title -->
    Pastor Maldonado says he is very positive about the new Williams following his maiden test with the car on Wednesday.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Kovalainen delighted with new Lotus<!-- end title -->
    Heikki Kovalainen was delighted after giving the new Lotus T128 its first on-track run today despite completing only 15 laps because of a power steering problem.

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    Nico Rosberg says Mercedes still needs time to see the real potential of its car following two troubled days of testing at Valencia.

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    Fernando Alonso admits it is hard to judge the competitiveness of his car - and those of his rivals - during off-season testing.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Webber reserves judgement on RB7<!-- end title -->
    Mark Webber has reserved judgement on the new Red Bull RB7 after only completing 17 laps concentrating on basic checks on his first day in the car.

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    Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he is close to appointing a new manager, having gone without one since deciding to end the deal with his father Anthony at the beginning of 2010.

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    Robert Kubica says he has every reason to feel upbeat about the potential of his new Renault, despite a day of mixed fortunes at Valencia on Wednesday.

    <!-- Begin Main Box--><!-- title -->Drivers predict very high tyre wear<!-- end title -->
    Formula 1's leading drivers are predicting tough times in dealing with tyres this year after witnessing high levels of degradation with the new Pirelli rubber in testing at Valencia.

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    @genius83

    Genius my friend, there is another genius out there, not nearly as good as you but still. His name, Adrian Newey, and that is the secret of Red Bull.

    On a different note, I am very surprised at the amount of time Mercedes has given Rosberg. Okay, he scored the most points for them last year and he is clearly their future, but i'd have thought the team would give Schumacher all of second day at least. His undoubted ability to develop a car, his feed back at this early stage would be vital especially given the limited amount of testing available to teams.

    He will have better conditions today. The track has rubbered in and times should be quicker for almost all drivers today but it's one less day of testing for him early on in the season.

    Also an important day for Massa as he begins testing today.
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    @uk i posted that link before
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackeye117 View Post
    @uk i posted that link before
    My bad, little bro. I'll fix it now. Thanks for pointing it out.
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    f150 vs f10 .... dont worry no need to delete it .. it looks good here too
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