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Formula 1

Post by Sothis » Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:53 pm

I don't know if anyone here follows Formula 1 motor racing, but on the off-chance that you do, I invite you to check out the material I've produced so far on one of my biggest loves:

http://meerkatmusings.co.uk/formula-1/

http://meerkatmusings.co.uk/formula-1/why-i-love-formula-1/

http://meerkatmusings.co.uk/formula-1/the-2015-f1-season/

http://meerkatmusings.co.uk/formula-1/formula-1-explained/

And in celebration of one of F1's most crash-happy stars...

http://meerkatmusings.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/MaldonadoStarDestroyer.jpg

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Re: Formula 1

Post by 2046 » Tue Aug 04, 2015 12:07 am

That's all well and good, but it's easy to do 200 in a four-wheeled aerocycle with more downforce than horsepower. Bill Elliot was doing 225 in a Thunderbird that weighed more than every F1 car on this year's starting line. The only reason Dale Earnhardt started winning is because they put on restrictor plates to keep Bill Elliot from reversing the Earth's spin when accelerating out of turn 2 at Talladega.

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Re: Formula 1

Post by Sothis » Sat Aug 08, 2015 9:57 pm

2046 wrote:That's all well and good, but it's easy to do 200 in a four-wheeled aerocycle with more downforce than horsepower. Bill Elliot was doing 225 in a Thunderbird that weighed more than every F1 car on this year's starting line. The only reason Dale Earnhardt started winning is because they put on restrictor plates to keep Bill Elliot from reversing the Earth's spin when accelerating out of turn 2 at Talladega.


I have no idea who Bill Elliot is. I can see from a web search that he and Dale Earnhardt were NASCAR drivers - I can't claim to know a lot about NASCAR.

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Re: Formula 1

Post by 2046 » Sat Aug 08, 2015 11:28 pm

(spits terbacker and takes swig of col'beer) Cuzzat's may-ahn racin' rat dere.

All kidding aside, the Star Destroyer graphic was amusing.

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Re: Formula 1

Post by Darth Spock » Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:44 am

Eh, you're both bent. It's all about the 1320! REAL racers go in a straight line! I'd rather peruse the specs of a street sleeper running 10's on pump gas and street tires. Now THAT'S a racer car!

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