F1 Past

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sgtBerbatov

1,580 posts

25 months

Friday 26th July
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ELUSIVEJIM said:
When the German GP was split between Nürburgring GP-Strecke and the Hockenheimring.

Crazy race with horrendous weather. Murray Walker couldn't cope biggrin

On a serious note seeing the JCB's entering the gravel traps with cars still spinning off frown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hxVZvG897U

Edited by ELUSIVEJIM on Thursday 25th July 17:43
Liuzzi was the driver that span off. He nearly collected the safety car, which sped out of the way to avoid him.

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Saturday 27th July
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The story of Kimi Räikkönen's jinx on German soil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDKbAbkKN3k

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Saturday 27th July
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Still one of the weirdest moments in a race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkKli_aWi2g

coppice

5,430 posts

88 months

Tuesday 30th July
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Excuse the blatant self promotion, but my book (which I plug in the PH Books thread ) has lots about F1 past . As I saw my first F1 car in action on 9 April 1971 , there's quite a bit ...

The man driving the car, a Tyrrell, was Jackie Stewart,who I interviewed in 2017 and met last Sunday at Silverstone. Quite a moment for me , if not for Sir JYS , because he probably shook hands with a thousand people at the Classic . Good to see and hear his 1969 Matra .

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Thursday 1st August
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Damon Hill rewatches his epic rivalry with Michael Schumacher!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1FpFdVkUbw

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Thursday 1st August
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coppice said:
Excuse the blatant self promotion, but my book (which I plug in the PH Books thread ) has lots about F1 past . As I saw my first F1 car in action on 9 April 1971 , there's quite a bit ...

The man driving the car, a Tyrrell, was Jackie Stewart,who I interviewed in 2017 and met last Sunday at Silverstone. Quite a moment for me , if not for Sir JYS , because he probably shook hands with a thousand people at the Classic . Good to see and hear his 1969 Matra .
Would you have a link mate?


coppice

5,430 posts

88 months

Thursday 1st August
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To the book ? Try Veloce website or www.refugegoftheroads.co.uk

To the JYS interview ? You will need to PM me as it is not on line . But I can email it to you

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

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Thursday 1st August
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coppice said:
To the book ? Try Veloce website or www.refugegoftheroads.co.uk

To the JYS interview ? You will need to PM me as it is not on line . But I can email it to you
Yes for the book mate smile

Thank you for the link beer

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Thursday 1st August
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Slightly different from normal but the Group B era was my personal favourite ever.

This gentlemen's collection is unbelievable.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjYYfqWz5NQ

entropy

3,778 posts

147 months

Thursday 1st August
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Interesting contemporary Alain Prost documentary. Was very much liked by the Anglo specialist press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Mo27WHpg_U

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Friday 2nd August
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entropy said:
Interesting contemporary Alain Prost documentary. Was very much liked by the Anglo specialist press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Mo27WHpg_U
Yes, that was very interesting.

Maybe a bit like Alonso when it came to teams?

carl_w

6,264 posts

202 months

Friday 2nd August
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ELUSIVEJIM said:
When the German GP was split between Nürburgring GP-Strecke and the Hockenheimring.

Crazy race with horrendous weather. Murray Walker couldn't cope biggrin

On a serious note seeing the JCB's entering the gravel traps with cars still spinning off frown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hxVZvG897U

Edited by ELUSIVEJIM on Thursday 25th July 17:43
Gravel seems to do a good job of slowing the cars down though.

StevieBee

7,825 posts

199 months

Friday 2nd August
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ELUSIVEJIM said:
entropy said:
Interesting contemporary Alain Prost documentary. Was very much liked by the Anglo specialist press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Mo27WHpg_U
Yes, that was very interesting.

Maybe a bit like Alonso when it came to teams?
Whenever we're all discussing the greats on these pages, seems to me that Prost rarely features that much. He clearly was a great but for some reason, history seems to have dulled recognition of this I think.

coppice

5,430 posts

88 months

Saturday 3rd August
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Yes , people get hysterical about Senna , and the overrated Gilles Villeneuve (great to watch, but he was never going to calm down enough ) but of Prost , and Jackie Stewart you hear little . But both were absolutely masterful,and , just like Lauda , there was often a feeling of inevitabilty about their victories.

paua

1,217 posts

87 months

Saturday 3rd August
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coppice said:
Yes , people get hysterical about Senna , and the overrated Gilles Villeneuve (great to watch, but he was never going to calm down enough ) but of Prost , and Jackie Stewart you hear little . But both were absolutely masterful,and , just like Lauda , there was often a feeling of inevitabilty about their victories.
Just a humble opinion, I rate Prost first among very few equals - those being : Nuvolari, Rosemeyer, Fangio, Moss, Clark, Stewart, Lauda, Senna & perhaps (;) Hamilton. Chronological order.
Have limited myself to 10. At the genuinely elite level, they're difficult to separate.

Deesee

2,606 posts

27 months

Saturday 3rd August
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paua said:
Just a humble opinion, I rate Prost first among very few equals - those being : Nuvolari, Rosemeyer, Fangio, Moss, Clark, Stewart, Lauda, Senna & perhaps (;) Hamilton. Chronological order.
Have limited myself to 10. At the genuinely elite level, they're difficult to separate.
That’s an exceptional bench mark/s for a driver to aspire to! Great post.

yoshisdad

307 posts

115 months

Saturday 3rd August
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Deesee said:
paua said:
Just a humble opinion, I rate Prost first among very few equals - those being : Nuvolari, Rosemeyer, Fangio, Moss, Clark, Stewart, Lauda, Senna & perhaps (;) Hamilton. Chronological order.
Have limited myself to 10. At the genuinely elite level, they're difficult to separate.
That’s an exceptional bench mark/s for a driver to aspire to! Great post.
How refreshing to hear the 'older' drivers mentioned there. Thank you!


ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Saturday 3rd August
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carl_w said:
ravel seems to do a good job of slowing the cars down though.
They stated gravel was poor as cars in the past would hit it and have a higher chance of flipping.

IMO their need's to be more gravel traps around circuits in slow to medium corners to stop drivers taking the p***

ELUSIVEJIM

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6,241 posts

95 months

Saturday 3rd August
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The quality as you can imagine is not great but surely F1 needs to have more camera shots like these.

F1 Monza 1994 Mark Blundell Helmet-Cam OnBoard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9WbAS1w0cc

ELUSIVEJIM

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95 months

Friday 9th August
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Karun Chandhok drives 3 old Williams F1 cars around the Hungaroring!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWS-Qb5QibQ