collapse

* Welcome

Welcome to GPWizard F1 Forum!

GPWizard is the friendliest F1 forum you'll find anywhere. You have a host of new like-minded friends waiting to welcome you.

So what are you waiting for? Becoming a member is easy and free! Take a couple seconds out of your day and register now. We guarantee, you wont be sorry you did.

Click Here to become a full Member for Free

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Newsletter

GPWizard F1 Forum Newsletter Email address:
Weekly
Fortnightly
Monthly

* Grid Game Deadlines

Qualifying

Race

* Shoutbox

Refresh History
  • John S: Hey! Anyone else notice the huge number of guests on the site today - Wow!!  :yahoo:
    December 03, 2019, 08:38:00 PM
  • Wizzo: Please note: Japanese qualifying times have been updated.
    October 11, 2019, 02:05:42 PM
  • Scott: I'll be in chat for a change...hope some others will make it too.
    September 07, 2019, 08:58:16 PM
  • cosworth151: This Sunday is Mothers Day here in the States. I'll be helping with the free breakfast we do at our Amvets Post every M's Day, so I'll be popping in and out of the Chat Room
    May 10, 2019, 03:57:04 PM
  • Wizzo: Mothers day here in the UK so I will be absent in the chat room today. Have fun!
    March 31, 2019, 10:47:48 AM
  • Jericoke: For newcomers to GPWizard, make sure you check out the live chat during the race!  It's the best way to turn a dull race into a great time, and the cherry on top of a great race!  (I won't be able to attend Aussie though)
    March 15, 2019, 07:48:58 PM
  • Wizzo: The 2019 Grid Game is now open. Please check out the new rules before entering.
    February 17, 2019, 04:56:33 PM
  • John S: Glad the site is back online, we don't know how much we like it til it's gone. Thanks Wizzo.
    February 02, 2019, 09:19:33 PM
  • Calman: Glad to see you back online Wizzo.  Did the issue point to a corrupted MySQL Data Table?
    February 02, 2019, 08:53:13 PM
  • Wizzo: I apologise for the downtime. Normal service has been resumed.
    February 02, 2019, 07:53:12 PM
  • Calman: Looks like the forum is experiencing Database/Server Issues! ... will check in later tonight.
    February 01, 2019, 01:11:41 AM
  • Calman: Thanks for getting back to me on that Wizzo ... I'll look at my donations when it's re-activated, thanks!
    December 14, 2018, 09:06:39 PM
  • Wizzo: No its not your imagination Cal. This option has been disabled for the time being.
    December 14, 2018, 03:50:09 PM
  • Calman: Is it my imagination, or has the "Shop" dropdown option disappeared from the navigation bar at the top of the forum?
    December 13, 2018, 07:59:13 PM
  • Wizzo: Thanks for letting me know. If anyone sees this issue again then please PM me.
    October 27, 2018, 10:19:33 AM
  • lkjohnson1950: OK, ot was alittle longer than 10 hours. Had problem 8 PM 10/24, was gone at 3:30 10/25.
    October 26, 2018, 03:53:12 PM
  • lkjohnson1950: It was working fine by yesterday PM, about 10 hours after I first got it.
    October 26, 2018, 03:48:36 PM
  • Wizzo: I cannot recreate the error that you are seeing but I have replaced the file that would cause the error. Please try again and let me know how you get on.
    October 26, 2018, 12:13:28 PM
  • Wizzo: I'm looking into this at the moment. Thanks
    October 26, 2018, 11:50:19 AM
  • lkjohnson1950: Hey Wiz, when I try to post a new topic or reply to an old one, I get a screen that says parse error.
    October 25, 2018, 04:12:09 AM

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 69
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 1
  • Dot Users Online:

* Top Posters

cosworth151 cosworth151
15235 Posts
Scott Scott
13874 Posts
Dare Dare
12318 Posts
John S John S
10097 Posts
Ian Ian
9679 Posts

* IntentsGP Advert

pre-erected f1 camping & glamping with intentsGP

Author Topic: Haas - scrap the blue flag rule  (Read 1825 times)

Offline Calman

Re: Haas - scrap the blue flag rule
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2018, 10:12:56 PM »
  • Publish
  • I know that although there has been a lot of talk about the future of Blue Flags, it's unlikely to be changed, but are there any proposed rule changes to the DRS approach for 2019, has anyone heard anything yet?

    Best Regards,
    Cal :)
    Anyone Have A Decent Pen?

    Online cosworth151

    Re: Haas - scrap the blue flag rule
    « Reply #16 on: December 08, 2018, 05:29:20 PM »
  • Publish
  • The regulation I quoted earlier is from the 2019 Sporting Regs. I didn't see any change from the 2018 season.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline Calman

    Re: Haas - scrap the blue flag rule
    « Reply #17 on: December 08, 2018, 08:54:27 PM »
  • Publish
  • The regulation I quoted earlier is from the 2019 Sporting Regs. I didn't see any change from the 2018 season.

    Thanks cosworth151!! ... so are we being over optimistic to assume that the simplified front wings will help in 2019?? (meaning, no need to modify DRS regs).

    Best Regards,
    Cal :)
    Anyone Have A Decent Pen?

    Offline John S

    Re: Haas - scrap the blue flag rule
    « Reply #18 on: December 08, 2018, 10:01:36 PM »
  • Publish
  • Intention of new modified front wings, as I understand it, is to allow following cars to stay closer to car in front for more laps without destroying their tyres or overheating. Allowing for the possibility that they can then work out a way to pass, with or with out DRS.

    However team's are already saying aero specialists, well in the big teams anyway, are finding ways to defeat the intended cut to the outwash from changed front wings.
    Now are they sandbagging??  :DntKnw:
    Could it be the good old F1 ruse? - I guess we'll have to wait and see. 
    Racing is life - everything else is just waiting. (Steve McQueen)

    Offline Calman

    Re: Haas - scrap the blue flag rule
    « Reply #19 on: December 08, 2018, 10:57:23 PM »
  • Publish
  • Indeed, I would expect the primary goal of the simplified wings in 2019 to alleviate the margins for following in dirty air/overheating/killing tyres etc., but I wonder how it will perform "hand in hand" with DRS zones and if cars will pass with even greater ease than they do now? (track/DRS zone dependant of course).

    Sandbagging, now there is a term which I've not heard as much in 2018, as we did in 2017 .... or is that just down to my selecting hearing during GP weekends?  ;)

    Best Regards,
    Cal :)
    Anyone Have A Decent Pen?