Old aerial shots of circuits (incl. Silverstone, Brands...)

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Re: Old aerial shots of circuits (incl. Silverstone, Brands...)

Post by Antonov » 8 months ago

Latest post of the previous page:

one of the most underrated tracks in recent time.

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Caesars Palace Las Vegas (in use for F1 1981-82, on both occaisions 'dicing up' the championship)

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 8 months ago

I hope one of your New Year resolutions is to not 'troll' in 2019. :wink:

It was an appalling circuit, one I have never previously seen referred to as underrated.
Las Vegas was not popular among the drivers partly because of the desert heat. It has also been described as one of the worst circuits Formula One has ever visited. The track was laid out in the parking lot of the Caesars Palace hotel

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Post by kals » 8 months ago

When Indycar turned it into an oval, it wasn’t too bad.

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Post by Antonov » 8 months ago

well, I assume at least they enjoyed good hotels (and casinos)

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Post by PTRACER » 8 months ago

Antonov wrote:
8 months ago
one of the most underrated tracks in recent time.

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I see where Hermann Tilke got his inspiration from.
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Post by Antonov » 8 months ago

well, the huge run-offs didn't prevent a crash where Tambay (?) demolished the whole front of his car, and simply 'walked out' (literally).

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Post by erwin greven » 8 months ago

Yes, Tambay crashed there in lap 2. Now back on topic.
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Post by shiney005 » 4 days ago

Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast in Queensland. Long gone now.


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Post by shiney005 » 4 days ago

Why do my pictures only come up as a thumbnail until you click on them? The Vegas photo at the top of this page is heaps bigger.

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Post by hollie3sa » 3 days ago

shiney005 wrote:
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Why do my pictures only come up as a thumbnail until you click on them? The Vegas photo at the top of this page is heaps bigger.
That depends on the site you uploaded the photos on. I'm assuming you've used the "Add image to post" function which uses postimg and, by default, provides only thumbnails.
The Las Vegas photo was uploaded on imgur.

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Post by shiney005 » 3 days ago

OK. Thanks.

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