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you've all gone too quiet......
come on, its monaco this weekend - who's going to do what?
qualifying will be interesting
hopefully all 4 redbull cars will stuff it in the wall and contiune their bad start to the season!
maybe another special alonso dance at the end of the race?
come on everyone its too quiet on the boards at the moment....
Managed to see Nurburg (yawn) and Barca (zzz) BAN TYRE CHANGES.
Mon-AH-co (Gawd bless you, Sir Stirling) will be a Renault benefit. Or TOIT. One of the two. It's a tyre war this year - forget drivers or cars.
I can imagine all the gestures the drivers will make when trying to pass the Aguris and the Midlands !!!:D
That and they will probably stuff it in the wall giving the sessions a red flag.
First, I was climbing up a peak in the Cameron Highlands trying to get a signal on my cell phone to call my mum on Mother's day.
It got so steep and still no signal that I had to put down my coffee cup on a protruding bit of stone. (1st mistake)
I didn't expect to have to climb so high that I hadn't put on my proper sneakers, so was only wearing slip-on thongs. (2nd mistake).
Couldn't get a signal as the other person who had was using a different call network, and I hadn't asked first. (3rd mistake)
Finally got to the peak and saw a better way down, but had to go back to get my coffee cup (4th mistake)!
I was clawing my way round a mossy slope toward my coffee mug when my slipper strap broke, leaving me sliding down a 60 degree slope. I finally managed to grab at an outcrop but severely wrenched my right arm.
So I couldn't post!
Last weekend, took Jo to Pulau Redang, one of Malaysia's beautiful coral island resorts, but the arm was still sore, so could only swim side stroke. Now I've got a sore back from swimming unbalanced, but at least I can write.
Going for a run tonight (Facty'setting the run) so that should sort out the back.
Monaco? I'm going for Alonso again, and hope that Schuey's strategy is not as good as the Renault's.
Other than that, a quiet Sunday would be OK.
[Edited on 24-5-0606 by Dr_Spin]
Other than that I still think MS is THE Monaco ace on the grid and needs to be counted in on the mix.
[Edited on 24-5-0606 by MCSF]
Its never been easy but I'm sure I remember some great overtaking about 15 years ago;)
Schumacher better have his time stripped and get sent to the back of the grid. That was definitely intentional.
I sooo hope alonso kicks his a$$ this year.
I couldn't make it to FACTY'S run as I could hardly walk let alone run, last Wednesday. But today I was running again on the SATURDAY HASH and can declare myself fit again first time since February. Next week we have the Hash Challenge, 42 km through Malaysian hash terrain, the undoubtedly finest in the world. It takes the average-fit hasher 10 hours to finish.
This year, I'm just going to take the pictures, but that means being at the start, then tearing off to the first of eight checks to catch all the runners as they come through, then off to the next, etc. etc. From past experience, that's almost as tiring as doing the whole run, since the route is in jungle and you have to 4WD and run to get to each check
Got back today in time to see the qualifying and I agree with Xiola. Schuey seems ready to do anything for a "win". I just can't like that B...!
I didn't see Schui's 'accident', was it obviously intentional?
I'm afraid Swervemaker has got 'previous' and no amount of excuses will save him this time.
I know a lot of you claim Senna ( the late great) was unscrupulous, but even he did not exhibit this level of recividism.
It's like MS made a genuine mistake, corrected it, and then thought 'actually stopping wouldn't be a bad idea'..... and did just that.
Read grandprix.com's report on the matter - very damning of MS.
As Petrol says, the man's got some priors, so he can't be shocked by the reaction. I'd love to see the Stewards stand up and be counted here.... Mark might be on the front row as an added benefit. ;)
It's not a bad forum, but what is it with some of those massively sized signature pics? It makes it very hard to read sometimes...
i hope grid remains unchanged.
by the way, alonso did not even slow down when there was the yellow flag, he passed the stalled red car full speed.