Formula One thread

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    Does this mean DC needs to rename the Silverstone start finish straight again?
     
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    I'm betting a commentator will use the line "Arise Sir Lewis Hamilton" as he crosses the line for his next win. Probably Crofty haha.
     
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    #StillIArise
     
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    Damn haven't been here for a while.
    So yeah, 2021 season coming up.
    Predictions? (Yeah, no "Mercedes wins" we know that hahahahah)
     
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    Australia and China won't happen.
    Checo will be quite close to Max once figuring out the car after a couple of races.
    Lewis doesn't sign a contract until say 1 of testing.
    Ferrari don't have as good an engine coming this year.
    McLaren, Ferrari, Aston Martin and Renault have a close fight:
    1. Lewis
    2. Valtteri
    3. Max
    4. Checo
    5. Daniel
    6. Seb
    7. Charles
    8. Fred
    9. Carlos
    10. Lando
    11. Lance
    12. Esteban
    13. Yuki
    14. Gasly
    15. Kimi
    16. Gio
    17. Mick
    18. George
    19. He Who Must Not Be Named
    20. Nico L
     
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    Oh
    Oh yeah forgot about Australia and China.
    We might have 2 in Bharain and MAYBE Portimao and Imola again, or so they say.

    I think Aston will do really well, like REALLY well.
    And RedBull might even win this year, if the car is as good as it should be

    (Who the hell is Fred?)

    Edit: Oh damn, Alonso Hahahahahahahahah (brain fart)
     
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    I've no position predictions except the obvious top 3. I do predict many, many incredibly awkward situations with "He Who Must Not Be Named" though. It's going to be difficult to watch in fact. I'm actually hoping the media just pretends he's not at each race.
     
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    I think/hope that McLaren can chase RB for second this year a bit, and I’m hoping Renault keeps building off 2020 and is able to really fight with McLaren. Not at all worried about the green Mercedes doing well too.

    Hope we get some more races on wet days to see a bit more driver skill come into play.

    I wouldn’t put Tsunoda over Gasly if the season was shorter, but with 23 (allegedly) races he might just take off. I didn’t follow F2 but people are hyped.

    I’m praying that Haas get closer to Alfa Romeo. Not expecting too too much from Williams until 2022 when they take more from Mercedes. But damn do I want to be surprised.
     
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    "Fred"
    :rofl:
     
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    Haven't been following the developements for2021 too closely and no real clue as to how good the new drivers are, so this is probably more of an uneducated guess, but it would be interesting to see at the end of the season just how far off I was so here we go:

    1. Hamilton. Best car, probably best driver. The only man right now who can beat Lewis Hamilton is Lewis Hamilton.
    2. Verstappen. Not sure about the next two, but if Red Bull don't screw up, and Verstappen keeps his cool, he should be able to beat Bottas.
    3. Perez.
    4. Bottas. No offense to Valtteri, but lately it seemed to me he is more of a decent driver in a superior car than anything else...
    5. Ricciardo
    6. Vettel
    7. Alonso
    8. Norris
    9. Leclerc
    10. Stroll
    11. Sainz
    12. Ocon
    13. Gasly
    14. Räikkönen
    15. Tsunoda
    16. Giovinazzi
    17. Schumacher
    18. Russell
    19. That Russian guy
    20. Latifi
     
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    I think what i'm looking forward to most is the comparison between Checo and Max, with Max facing a known good driver again. Also whether Vettel will get some confidence back with his move, and cut out some of the bad mistakes & bad decisions he makes on track at the moment.
     
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    New calendar. Round 3 potentially Portimao.
     
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    It's going to be another crazy/weird season i think. I wouldn't be surprised if it was majorly disrupted with countries trying to keep out the UK's new covid variant.
     
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    Test moved to Bahrain 2 weeks before round 1
     
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