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Poll: United States Grand Prix 2021, Austin - Race 17

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Shimmy, 19 Oct 2021.

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Rate the 2021 United States Grand Prix out of ten

  1. 1

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. 2

    5.5%
  3. 3

    5.5%
  4. 4

    18.2%
  5. 5

    18.2%
  6. 6

    18.2%
  7. 7

    21.8%
  8. 8

    9.1%
  9. 9

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 10

    3.6%
  1. Locky

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    Thats the Championship all wrapped up.
     
  2. iamtheoneneo

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    Overall pretty dull apart from last 10 laps which was excellent racing from Lewis and Max.
     
  3. CaptainRAVE

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 21 Nov 2004

    Posts: 39,623

    Agreed, I can’t even be bothered to watch anymore. So much for the redesigns this year to allow them get closer. The most excitement now is whether they can get into drs range - which they rarely can. Hopefully it gets better next year.
     
  4. Journey

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    Yep Bottas, has it in the bag. :rolleyes:
     
  5. Ysmalari

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    Location: Wallington

    Enjoyed that, fair play to RB for taking the win at a Mercedes stronghold. They should be the favourites now but I think engine reliability is going to decide this championship.
     
  6. Dup

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    RB and Max have learnt track position and playing the margin is how to win this championship.

    Poor form having an interview over the radio messages at the end.
     
  7. Stumble Bum

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    Location: Location, Location!

    Christ why do you keep saying this. I've never seen so many defeatist posts.
     
  8. Mr Jack

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    What redesigns? Those were delayed until next year, the changes due this year were just to show them down.
     
  9. Irish_Tom

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    Who got fastest lap?
     
  10. Scam

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    Yeah. Ugh. What a race but just not the right result. Mercedes seem to be leaving Lewis alot to do in their strategy calls recently? What was wrong with covering off the first undercut and matching RB's strategy?
     
  11. Journey

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    HAM
     
  12. Irish_Tom

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    Ta. At least that’s one extra point that Max didn’t get.
     
  13. Mr Jack

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    Mercedes dropped the ball on strategy there. Clear Max couldn't pass on the first stint and no reason to believe that would change. Undercutting RB would have worked, IMO.
     
  14. UTmaniac

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    Joined: 9 Nov 2005

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    Location: Southampton

    Lewis I think, I expected Perez to be pitted for a steal attempt, but didn't happen.
     
  15. CaptainRAVE

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    Joined: 21 Nov 2004

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    There were aero tweaks though.
     
  16. bayo000

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    Location: Manchester

    RB covered Merc undercutting by pitting way earlier than anyone expected I think.
     
  17. Kenai

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    Those tweaks were just to get the rest closer to Mercedes :p
     
  18. Flibster

    Caporegime

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 35,718

    Texans cheering a Mexican. :D

    Going over there, taking their jerbs!
     
  19. chrismscotland

    Mobster

    Joined: 16 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,452

    Lol what the hell is that car all about
     
  20. iamtheoneneo

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    Jesus America can be hella cringe sometimes
     
  21. Flibster

    Caporegime

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 35,718

    Texas!