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Author Topic: Say it's isn't true  (Read 2059 times)

Offline John S

Re: Say it's isn't true
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2021, 02:08:38 PM »
It appears there maybe majority fan support out there for Sprint race trial, if survey is to be believed.
Racing is life - everything else is just waiting. (Steve McQueen)

Offline Andy B

Re: Say it's isn't true
« Reply #31 on: February 20, 2021, 08:20:25 PM »
They are not biased of course!
I'd find it more believable if it was by and independent rather that F1's own media outlet.
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Offline John S

Re: Say it's isn't true
« Reply #32 on: February 20, 2021, 09:13:22 PM »
Andy mate, you are mixing up with the official Liberty F1website. is an independent F1 news website run out of Gibraltar by Digital Motorsport Media Ltd, controlled by two Belgians - Bertrand Gachot & Pierre Van Vliet. It's as far removed from the official F1 management as or our own GPWizard.       
« Last Edit: February 20, 2021, 09:14:55 PM by John S »
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Offline Andy B

Re: Say it's isn't true
« Reply #33 on: February 21, 2021, 08:00:15 PM »
Andy mate, you are mixing up with the official Liberty F1website.

I missed that sneaky little i John!
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Offline Alianora La Canta

Re: Say it's isn't true
« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2021, 01:53:32 PM »
I'd also add that F1 Fan Voice (where these surveys happen) has a track record of biased questions. To add a fairly innocent one, the 2021 Driver Survey implied everyone had to have a "greatest driver of all time", which simply isn't true (and is a concept I believe to be false).
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Offline Scott

Re: Say it's isn't true
« Reply #35 on: April 16, 2021, 10:06:59 PM »
I love watching racing so sprint races are not a total disaster as far as I am concerned. However, they would have to do something to make the sprint race different to the main race. In World Superbike they do this by having a completely different tyre for the sprint race. The outcome can result in different bike/rider performances between the sprint race and the main race. In F1 they could have different 'sprint tyres' plus they could chose to run old engines turned up to 11 in a 'win or explode' approach (this would only be true if the race was for half points and didn't change qualifying for the main race).
I doubt it will happen but I also think they need to make F1 more interesting for a wider audience.

A great way to recycle parts too.  Everyone makes more engines and gearboxes than they are allowed to race, so allow used and rebuilt bits and send them out.

Itís simply a way to spice up qualifying which seems to change format every couple of races anyway, and quite honestly the excitement for me in Q only comes in the last few seconds of each session, so a couple of fun filled sprint races is just fine with me.

Using special tires that may jumble the order a bit depending on how the cars behave with the different compounds or more importantly how the various cars affect the tire performance, would make things all that more interesting.

Until they wipe out the aero shadow so that cars can actually close on one another and pass un-aided by gimmicks like DRS, Iím for anything else that tweaks interest.
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