Recent Topics
Sears Battery Pricing
by PeterGreen
21 minutes 7 seconds ago
My 12am emergency strut spring repair on a Civic
by Colt45ws
30 minutes 41 seconds ago
My upper sidewall pinehole leak fix
by Pokermatters
58 minutes 0 seconds ago
QS filters 'closer' to OEM quality?
by addyguy
Today at 07:44 PM
Need tire experts regarding tire wear pattern.
by ST2008
Today at 07:18 PM
Best not drying grease
by ST2008
Today at 06:56 PM
Honda GCC160 crank question
by FastLane
Today at 06:55 PM
My upper sidewall pinehole leak fix
by Pokermatters
Today at 06:52 PM
Sunl Scooter Troubleshooting
by yeehaw1960
Today at 06:47 PM
Ozonated Distilled Water in the Cooling System
by ZeeOSix
Today at 06:42 PM
2001 Honda Accord 4 cyl
by gmh101357
Today at 06:25 PM
No Oil Additives with MDS System - Ram 2500 6.4L
by Dexters
Today at 05:39 PM
Newest Members
lowsapsdieseloil, kit2523, rfabrocini, Tobin28, r0k
58600 Registered Users
Who's Online
116 registered (Anduril, 41 Plymouth, acbent, 4WD, ag_ghost, 14 invisible), 1904 Guests and 23 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58600 Members
66 Forums
252287 Topics
4137630 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3437319 - 07/27/14 01:01 PM F1 Comment
Smoky14 Offline


Registered: 04/23/03
Posts: 1162
Loc: Nowhere NM
It dawned on me that the name Hamilton is spoken more times than all the other drivers names combined. I know he is a good driver and the announcers are Brits, but enough is enough. My wife was reading a book while I was watching the race and she even commented that all she heard was "Hamilton".
Between the PC power package, the always suspect tires, and the all Hamilton all the time broadcast I'm loosing interest in F1...seems to be as contrived as NASCAR.
I always thought the idea of racing was to go fast and most other aspects came secondary. The Prius application to F1 just seems to be so wrong for what is suppose to be the elite of motorsports.
YMMV

Smoky
_________________________
99 Acura 2.3CL 5speed MT
12 Ford Fusion 2.5S 6speed MT
05 Suzuki Bandit 1200.

Top
#3437374 - 07/27/14 01:37 PM Re: F1 Comment [Re: Smoky14]
wemay Offline


Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 5946
Loc: South Florida
When you start from pitt road in one race and 21st in another, and still podium... your name can be mentioned as much as the program likes. Marvelous driving by Lewis, IMO.
_________________________
16 Corolla LE 1.8 CVT
TGMO 0W20 | OEM | 10K

13 Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
VWB/VSP mix 5W30 | VO106 | 3K

Top
#3437418 - 07/27/14 02:19 PM Re: F1 Comment [Re: wemay]
dave123 Offline


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 1620
Loc: wi
Originally Posted By: wemay
When you start from pitt road in one race and 21st in another, and still podium... your name can be mentioned as much as the program likes. Marvelous driving by Lewis, IMO.

This +1 you will not see that every week lucky to see it once a year.

Top
#3437462 - 07/27/14 03:17 PM Re: F1 Comment [Re: Smoky14]
whip Offline


Registered: 03/03/05
Posts: 2229
Loc: ohio
What's contrived? The race I saw today was as good as any I've ever seen. Why are the PUs always compared to a Prius? Why not compare them to the hybrid systems being used by Porsche, Acura, Ferrari, or McLaren? When are the cars not going as fast as they can?
Hamilton has had 2 great races in a row. It's hard not to mention him.
_________________________
On the internet, people can be anything they want. Why do so many choose to be stupid?

Top
#3437743 - 07/27/14 07:52 PM Re: F1 Comment [Re: Smoky14]
gofast182 Online   content


Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 1235
Loc: NJ
Agree with these comments. Engine fire during quali, starting from the pit, spinning in the rain on the first lap or two, and then coming back to take 2nd on the podium, HAMILTON HAMILTON HAMILTON!
_________________________
2006 S2000 - Berlina Black - PU 10w30, PCX-004
2015 TLX V6 Tech - Graphite Luster - Dlr Fill, PLM-A02
2011 MDX Tech - Aspen White - Dlr Fill, PLM-A01

Top
#3438673 - 07/28/14 04:38 PM Re: F1 Comment [Re: Smoky14]
route66mike Offline


Registered: 07/09/14
Posts: 147
Loc: Ft. Collins
Kind of like watching the Tour de France 2000-2005 and hearing nothing but "the man with only 1 nut, Lance, Lance, Lance, in the lead again". I guess you don't need 2 nuts to win, just PEDs.

Top