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Guess the Pole 2019: Japan [+RESULTS]

Post by XcraigX » 8 months ago

I could go on and on about Suzuka. I love this track. I play it in a variety of racing games and never get tired of it.
But how bad do the drivers want pole here? From where can we expect to see the Maximum Time Attack? Ferrari? LeClerc? Mercedes? Bottas?

Get your GTP guess in ASAP!! Reminder that the deadline will be late Thursday night.

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Round 17 - Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix 2019, Suzuka International Racing Course - 11-13 October

Track Length: 5.807 Km (3.608 Miles)
Race Laps: 53 (307.471 Km)

2018 Pole time: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 1:27.760

The deadline for the deadliest entries is before the start of Friday First Free Practice Japan in time (Friday 01:00 GMT / 02:00 BST)

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Post by John » 8 months ago

All your base are belong to us.

Edit: What the hell was that strange Japanese video at the end about?
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Post by kals » 8 months ago

Inochi!
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Post by Tom » 8 months ago

Chance of rain: 100%

A BOLD STATEMENT, WEATHER.

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Post by John » 8 months ago

Tom wrote:
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Chance of rain: 100%

A BOLD STATEMENT, WEATHER.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 8 months ago

Sunday the forecast for Suzuka is dry.... so if qualy is washed out Saturday....
Sunday hour by hour forecast: http://www.myweather2.com/Motor-Racing/ ... spx?sday=4

Saturday the forecast is wet for much of the day, but no typhoon type wet. Wettest time is 12.00 midday to 3.00pm
Saturday hour by hour: http://www.myweather2.com/Motor-Racing/ ... spx?sday=3

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Post by Ian-S » 8 months ago

Neither do I but I'll have whatever you're drinking :mrgreen:
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Post by kals » 8 months ago

Ian-S wrote:
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Neither do I but I'll have whatever you're drinking :mrgreen:
Judging by the swollen head, I'm guessing the same nerve tonic Ken Griffey Jnr drunk for Homer's softball team

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Post by XcraigX » 7 months ago

John wrote:
8 months ago
All your base are belong to us.

Edit: What the hell was that strange Japanese video at the end about?
Since finding it, I did a bit of research. Apparently there was a famous artist that created a Life exhibit in Japan (Inochi means life). One of the statues was a strange Cyborg thing. Someone decided to make a TV show based on the appearance of the statue.
(It's so creepy but very Japanese.)
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Post by XcraigX » 7 months ago

The guess times are locked in:

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Guess	Player
1:26.950	xcraigx
1:27.000	Picci
1:39.666	Ian-S
1:45.600	ErwinGreven
1:48.888	Megallos
1:48.999	MonteCristo
1:50.555	TomDA
1:50.600	John
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Post by John » 7 months ago

Since qualifying have been moved to Sunday morning, I take it that this round is cancelled?
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Post by MonteCristo » 7 months ago

John wrote:
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Since qualifying have been moved to Sunday morning, I take it that this round is cancelled?
Yeah, I'm not sure how I feel about it.

People can make guesses based on a certain day/time. That's nullified in this case.

BUT... We knew there was a typhoon on the way... That's the risk, and qualifying is qualifying.

That said, I'd certainly say it's a null round if they only took times from FP2.
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Post by erwin greven » 7 months ago

I think it should not be a null round. It's part of the game.
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Post by XcraigX » 7 months ago

We ran into this the last time (2010). If qualifying runs on Sunday, those times will be used for GTP. If there is no qualy at all, then we would need to decide on the rules depending on what criteria they used to set the grid (FP2? FP3? championship order?).

So in a nutshell, if they run a qualifying session on Sunday, the times run in the session to set the grid (most likey Q3) will be used for GTP. So this week will count.
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Post by MonteCristo » 7 months ago

XcraigX wrote:
7 months ago
We ran into this the last time (2010). If qualifying runs on Sunday, those times will be used for GTP. If there is no qualy at all, then we would need to decide on the rules depending on what criteria they used to set the grid (FP2? FP3? championship order?).

So in a nutshell, if they run a qualifying session on Sunday, the times run in the session to set the grid (most likey Q3) will be used for GTP. So this week will count.
Sounds fine as long as it's qualifying, IMO.

But like I said before, I don't think times from FP1, 2, 3 would be fair.
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