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      04-18-2009, 11:51 PM   #45
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i can see redbull to be very competitive this season.....they're the only fast car without the double-decker diffusor...imaging if they have the improved diffusor???
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      04-19-2009, 12:46 AM   #46
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i can see redbull to be very competitive this season.....they're the only fast car without the double-decker diffusor...imaging if they have the improved diffusor???
Ahhh, the power of Adrian Newey in full effect...
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      04-19-2009, 01:23 AM   #47
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Ross Brawn vs Adrian Newey, just like the old days!
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      04-19-2009, 04:13 AM   #48
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This season has been really good!!!!!
Great Job Sebestian Vettel!!!
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      04-19-2009, 04:17 AM   #49
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great race lewis was everywhere lol
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      04-19-2009, 04:23 AM   #50
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great race lewis was everywhere lol
wonder if he's losing his "wet race talent"...or he's just anxious to get to the top and push a bit over the limit???
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      04-19-2009, 08:57 AM   #51
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Great race. Nice to see the fight between Button and Webber.
Ferrari?
BMW?
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      04-20-2009, 06:48 AM   #52
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Great race, really enjoyed it, even though it was very WET!! Lots of action again and it was great to see the Red Bull's do well. Congratulations Vettel, he is a very talented driver
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      04-20-2009, 11:26 AM   #53
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What a season!!!
Agreed! Only 3 races in and I cannot wait to see the next race! Very exciting stuff.
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Ross Brawn vs Adrian Newey, just like the old days!
Never thought of it that way!

Benetton VS Williams
Ferrari VS McLaren
Brawn VS Redbull

I wonder what's their head to head
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      04-20-2009, 12:15 PM   #55
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Okay, after giving up on F1 about halfway through last season they've got me hooked again, I actually sat through the repeat yesterday. More rain and aerodynamic controversy, please.
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      04-20-2009, 01:38 PM   #56
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Ferrari WTF

If Massa's car was more reliable and lasted the whole race, I think he would have finished 4th or 5th and get some points
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Ferrari got owned, tough luck with Massa's electronic gremlins. BMW didn't show up at all. The most exciting part of the race was when a Toyota (?) tried to mount the car in front of him.

I was rooting for Brawn all the was, and I want to see Rubens get a victory.

A good race though; lots of action, although I would have liked to see more battling for the 1-2 had Toro Rosso not completely dominated. Off to Bahrain!
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The most exciting part of the race was when a Toyota (?) tried to mount the car in front of him.
You mean when Kubica's BMW mounted a Toyota?
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and its crazy when Trulli still trys to go around the field without the rear wing.....almost caused both Sebestian crash to each other...
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You mean when Kubica's BMW mounted a Toyota?
Yep, just couldn't remember who exactly was the "mounter" and the "mounte."
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I hope we find out this diffusor thing is overrated and Brawn and Redbull trade wins back and forth all season with a few from Ferrari/McLaren/BMW/et al once they get their acts together. It would be a really great season if we saw more than 5 different race winners.

Button seems to get along pretty well with everyone in the post-race press conferences, and Webber and Vettel make a great team. It is certainly a breath of fresh air from podiums of the recent past.
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A good race though; lots of action, although I would have liked to see more battling for the 1-2 had Toro Rosso not completely dominated. Off to Bahrain!
You did see a good race. Because Red Bull is who dominated. Toro Rosso was 8th and 11th.
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Enjoyable race.
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