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    [–] Historic F1 crashes (Warning NSFL/NSFW/Death) grepnork 1 points ago in formula1

    Yes, he's still seated in the driving position.

    [–] F1's three-engine rule "absolutely barking mad" - Horner grepnork 0 points ago in formula1

    In the days when customers got different spec engines, perhaps. These days everyone is racing the same engine as the works outfit.

    [–] Historic F1 crashes (Warning NSFL/NSFW/Death) grepnork 6 points ago * (lasted edited 4 hours ago) in formula1

    It is and you're absolutely right. But you can see from his crash helmet that most of the blood came from the head injury.

    [–] F1's three-engine rule "absolutely barking mad" - Horner grepnork 6 points ago in formula1

    Formula 1 is a sprint race championship not an endurance one.

    F1 is an engineering competition just as much as a driving championship. Can't engineer a robust solution; get penalised.

    [–] Historic F1 crashes (Warning NSFL/NSFW/Death) grepnork 10 points ago in formula1

    To be honest I've never heard of any efforts by the family to get anything taken down/removed - their view seems to have been that Senna wouldn't care one way or the other. All they've sought to do since the accident is celebrate his life.

    [–] Historic F1 crashes (Warning NSFL/NSFW/Death) grepnork 16 points ago in formula1

    Me either. I remember seeing the crash live and I think footage of him on the stretcher was broadcast (helicopter shot IIRC), but I've not been able to find it. Memory can play tricks on you at this distance.

    [–] Historic F1 crashes (Warning NSFL/NSFW/Death) grepnork 54 points ago * (lasted edited 12 hours ago) in formula1

    It's not talked about much but a suspension wishbone was driven through his visor into his brain, so there was a lot of blood. That's probably why they're hiding his head from the cameras.

    [–] Historic F1 crashes (Warning NSFL/NSFW/Death) grepnork 25 points ago in formula1

    They're just images. Bodies appear in some of the shots and one is quite gruesome, hence the tag.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 2 points ago * (lasted edited 20 hours ago) in formula1

    He did, as I’ve outlined, moreover, but for a bad call by the team in China he would have been WDC - meaning the championship was in Hamilton’s hands not Alonso’s.

    Alonso demonstrated this fact when he attempted to extort the team in order to win the championship and reign in Hamilton.

    [–] Finally upgraded! grepnork 8 points ago in iphone

    They were awful, but memorable.

    [–] Finally upgraded! grepnork 7 points ago in iphone

    I had one of these around 2003/2004.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 2 points ago in formula1

    4 wins, 12 podiums and 109 points, but Hamilton beat Alonso 10/7 and in quali and won 6 poles to Alonso's 2.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 2 points ago in formula1

    By any reasonable measure of an F1 driver he did. No only did he frequently outrace a 2 time WDC in his rookie season but he tied him in the WDC. It was astonishing to witness.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 4 points ago * (lasted edited 2 days ago) in formula1

    A rookie who beat Alonso the year after his 2nd WDC and made him look ordinary?

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 3 points ago * (lasted edited 2 days ago) in formula1

    He won as many races off pole as he won from it, which is another stat Rosberg can't claim.

    For example he started Monaco, Hungary, and Germany off pole and won. He was also forced to start two races from 22nd, and two from 10th, Rosberg was first or second on all but one grid and still only won by 5 points.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 4 points ago * (lasted edited 2 days ago) in formula1

    12/9 to Hamilton in Quali, 10/9 to Hamilton in races 12/9 to Hamilton in Poles, 17/16 to Hamilton in Podiums. The only Rosberg only stat win is race finishes - 20 to 19.

    No matter which way you slice the season it comes down to that engine.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 5 points ago in formula1

    As I've said elsewhere in the thread their worst results were both 5th and 7th, the deciding incident was the engine.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 7 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago) in formula1

    Hamilton still came 5th in Baku, whereas Rosberg's execrable performance in Monaco landed him 7th. Hamilton had a bad weekend, Rosberg literally couldn't drive his car in the rain. Rosberg also missed out on the chance to become the only driver since Senna to win Monaco four times.

    Rosberg and Hamilton's worst races were both a 5th and a 7th, so evened each other out.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 9 points ago * (lasted edited 2 days ago) in formula1

    Kimi was in a head on contest with rookie Hamilton, the benchmark driver of his generation Alonso, and Massa in his prime - coming out ahead by 1 point! Keeping your cool in that last race required all the talents of the iceman - especially with spygate bubbling in the background.

    Button stayed ahead of Vettel and Webber in inferior machinery. Rosberg did well, but despite every advantage a driver could want he couldn't keep the season in his own hands. I just don't see Rosberg winning in a season like the ones that Button and Kimi fought.

    [–] Among Kimi, Jenson and Rosberg, whose was the most impressive WDC campaign? grepnork 5 points ago * (lasted edited 2 days ago) in formula1

    I'd say the reverse:-

    • Button really had to dig deep in those closing races - Webber and Vettel were breathing down his neck for 10 races where he didn't have a car to match theirs. That 5th (starting from 14th) at Interlagos to secure the WDC was an astonishing effort.

    • Kimi took on Hamilton at his most inspired and Alonso at his peak, with Massa chasing all three hard - any of them could have won.

    • Rosberg had to dig deep on track and engage Hamilton in off track mind games to keep him off balance. Despite starting all but one race from first or second place he still couldn't put the ball over the line in convincing fashion. The whole season was decided by a blown engine in Malaysia.