Gumout Multi-System Tune-Up Q&A

Click here to participate in the Gumout Multi-System Tune-Up Q&A Q&A

Recent Topics
Rolling 2016 Crosstrek off ramps
by Donald
02/19/17 08:15 AM
Castrol oil
by CourierDriver
02/19/17 07:11 AM
Harbor Freight Lift
by Smoky14
02/19/17 07:05 AM
Mahler OC224 Oil Filter Specs?
by DoubleWasp
02/19/17 06:55 AM
Fram oil filter gaskets
by volk06
02/18/17 10:48 PM
Thoughts on Zic oils?
by dnsio
02/18/17 10:11 PM
Recommendations for a pair of old Camrys
by EscapeVelocity
02/18/17 09:37 PM
Video on a Ecoboost 3.5 with 200,000 miles
by CT8
02/18/17 09:16 PM
2007 Ford Fusion 200,000K evaluation
by tig1
02/18/17 08:47 PM
Williams F1 FW40
by Garak
02/18/17 08:35 PM
Stereo-philes, Chime in please!
by daves66nova
02/18/17 08:27 PM
Let pick my next oil change!!
by dan_erickson
02/18/17 08:15 PM
What brand of tie rod would you choose?
by dan_erickson
02/18/17 08:09 PM
KYB's quick struts for the 06-11 Civic finally out
by slacktide_bitog
02/18/17 08:02 PM
2006 Mazda 3 any good ?
by sirgerman
02/18/17 07:09 PM
Need recommendations for an oil filter
by MajorCavalry
02/18/17 06:35 PM
Ford E150 Fuel Pump Replacement
by NibbanaBanana
02/18/17 06:06 PM
Dodge Grand Caravan Power Windows Wont Work
by FirstNissan
02/18/17 05:45 PM
New M1 filters at Walmart $10 and good for 20k
by slacktide_bitog
02/18/17 05:40 PM
i drank the cool aid
by meborder
02/18/17 05:39 PM
Newest Members
tremolo1965, schandler88, Bigdaddxxl, digdugmd, JasonPitt
60559 Registered Users
Who's Online
76 registered (379KITTY, 4WD, andyd, adriano, Alex_V, Astro_Guy, 5 invisible), 1520 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
60559 Members
66 Forums
261230 Topics
4309261 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3437319 - 07/27/14 01:01 PM F1 Comment
Smoky14 Online   content


Registered: 04/23/03
Posts: 1224
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: 6717
Loc: Miami, 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 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8 | TGMO 0W20 / OEM
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T| Edge 0w40 / XG9688

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


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 1776
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: 2285
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 Offline


Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 1305
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
2017 340i xDrive - Black Sapphire - Dlr Fill, 114...898
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