2019 日本グランプリ (Nihon Guran Puri)

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

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Bottas winning the Japanese GP from the second row of the grid is the first time anyone has won from row 2 in all of the 31 GPs held at Suzuka.
Also Carlos Sainz scored his 50th points finish. He also notched his third top-five finish of the year, more than he’s achieved in the rest of his 98 GP career combined.

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Post by DoubleFart » 1 month ago

I think Carlos is quite underrated really, and also extremely unlucky. McLaren have been a real highlight for me this year, and they appear to have a clear 4th best team status right now.
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Post by kals » 1 month ago

Removing a couple of pieces of dead weight have helped McLaren hugely. Happy to see they're improvement and hoping it continues.

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Post by John » 1 month ago

Not mentioned here but apparently due to a timing error the results were taken after lap 52 and not lap 53. Lucky break for Perez.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

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Not mentioned here but apparently due to a timing error the results were taken after lap 52 and not lap 53. Lucky break for Perez.
In actual fact the electronic chequered flag now used to cut out human error signalled the end of the race a lap early due to some glitch (thats progress I guess).... after the Canadian GP where Winnie Harlow waved the flag a lap early they made the rule that if the flag is shown early for any reason, the race is over and the results are taken from the end of the previous completed lap when the flag was shown, hence why Perez was classed as a finisher and got his points. Basically Perez had his crash after the race was finished. :haha:

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Post by John » 1 month ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
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John wrote:
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Not mentioned here but apparently due to a timing error the results were taken after lap 52 and not lap 53. Lucky break for Perez.
In actual fact the electronic chequered flag now used to cut out human error signalled the end of the race a lap early due to some glitch (thats progress I guess).... after the Canadian GP where Winnie Harlow waved the flag a lap early they made the rule that if the flag is shown early for any reason, the race is over and the results are taken from the end of the previous completed lap when the flag was shown, hence why Perez was classed as a finisher and got his points. Basically Perez had his crash after the race was finished. :haha:
Yeah. Now imagine the outrage if that would have happened in Austria and Leclerc would have been awarded the win. :haha:
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Post by kals » 1 month ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
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John wrote:
1 month ago
Not mentioned here but apparently due to a timing error the results were taken after lap 52 and not lap 53. Lucky break for Perez.
In actual fact the electronic chequered flag now used to cut out human error signalled the end of the race a lap early due to some glitch (thats progress I guess).... after the Canadian GP where Winnie Harlow waved the flag a lap early they made the rule that if the flag is shown early for any reason, the race is over and the results are taken from the end of the previous completed lap when the flag was shown, hence why Perez was classed as a finisher and got his points. Basically Perez had his crash after the race was finished. :haha:
And yet his incident with Gasly, which officially didn't happen because the race was officially called at the end of lap 52, was still investigated :dunno:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

kals wrote:
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Everso Biggyballies wrote:
1 month ago
John wrote:
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Not mentioned here but apparently due to a timing error the results were taken after lap 52 and not lap 53. Lucky break for Perez.
In actual fact the electronic chequered flag now used to cut out human error signalled the end of the race a lap early due to some glitch (thats progress I guess).... after the Canadian GP where Winnie Harlow waved the flag a lap early they made the rule that if the flag is shown early for any reason, the race is over and the results are taken from the end of the previous completed lap when the flag was shown, hence why Perez was classed as a finisher and got his points. Basically Perez had his crash after the race was finished. :haha:
And yet his incident with Gasly, which officially didn't happen because the race was officially called at the end of lap 52, was still investigated :dunno:
:haha: Good point.

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Post by PTRACER » 1 month ago

Well, I had no idea all of this mess happened.

So the race was officially declared at 52 laps? But Hamilton and all the others continued racing for another lap anyway? I am confused.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

I guess the drivers were being told over the radio by their crews push push last lap etc, unaware of the glitch in the electronic flag. I guess some drivers must have seen the electronic chequer, maybe questioned it over the radio still to be told to push. It was only declared at 52 laps post race.

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Post by DoubleFart » 1 month ago

I wonder how much the crash that never happened is costing force India to repair?
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I wonder how much the crash that never happened is costing force India to repair?
Probably will cost force india nothing... :whistling:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
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John wrote:
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Not mentioned here but apparently due to a timing error the results were taken after lap 52 and not lap 53. Lucky break for Perez.
In actual fact the electronic chequered flag now used to cut out human error signalled the end of the race a lap early due to some glitch (thats progress I guess).... after the Canadian GP where Winnie Harlow waved the flag a lap early they made the rule that if the flag is shown early for any reason, the race is over and the results are taken from the end of the previous completed lap when the flag was shown, hence why Perez was classed as a finisher and got his points. Basically Perez had his crash after the race was finished. :haha:
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