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Round of Germany 08 - Picks and comments

Post by 8 n Pole Admin » Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:22 pm

The German Grand Prix is on the 20th of July. Pick submissions close on the 18th of July prior to the start of the 1st Friday practice session at 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT).

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Post by DanoF1 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:51 pm

Winner : Kimi Raikkonen (stronger. will lead from pole)

Second : Felipe Massa (back to form)

Third : Lewis Hamilton (car not as good as the reds)

Fourth : Robert Kubica (still the best driver out there)

Fifth : Heikki Kovalainen (he is just driving)

Sixth : Nick Heidfeld (back to ordinary)

Seventh : Mark Webber (making the best of what he's got)

Eighth : Jarno Trulli (best of the rest)

Pole : Kimi Raikkonen

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Post by jido » Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:45 am

I foresee a good showing of the German parts here....

You have registered the following picks :
Winner : Lewis Hamilton - Lewis needs confidence as much as anyone else. The victory will have given him that.

Second : Robert Kubica - Back to optimal conditions for Robert, plus BMW-Sauber are near their bases.

Third : Kimi Raikkonen - It has been a while he showed how to win. Maybe after next race?

Fourth : Felipe Massa - Maybe on a different strategy?

Fifth : Nick Heidfeld - Another BMW, I really hope Heidfeld can confirm his form

Sixth : Nelson Piquet Jr - Wouldn't that be a surprise? But it would show that Renault is really picking up speed

Seventh : Heikki Kovalainen - No excuse for not coming into the points. He needs to catch up with the others though.

Eighth : Fernando Alonso - Hey, he can't allow any lowly team to take that point!

Pole : Felipe Massa - Fast in qualifications

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Post by schmorbraten » Thu Jul 17, 2008 5:47 am

Winner : Lewis Hamilton - on a run

Second : Felipe Massa - don't tell me about the last race, he was third in monaco in the rain. maybe no super-consistent all-rounder, but damn quick most of the time

Third : Kimi Raikkonen - why not

Fourth : Robert Kubica - wish i could put heidfeld here instead

Fifth : Heikki Kovalainen - not yet brilliant, but never too bad

Sixth : Fernando Alonso - quick even with a french engine

Seventh : Mark Webber - should've put him in front of alonso, rbr is on the up

Eighth : Jarno Trulli - could also be 4th or 5th, good to see them improving


Pole : Lewis Hamilton - thrashing the lot of them

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Post by mabs_nsx » Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:56 am

Not gna officialy put my picks in yet until tha last minut but...

Winner : Lewis Hamilton

Second : Kimi Raikkonen

Third : Felipe Massa

Fourth : Robert Kubica

Fifth : Heikki Kovalainen

Sixth : Nick Heidfeld

Seventh : Mark Webber

Eighth : Jarno Trulli

Pole : Lewis Hamilton
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Post by mlittle » Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:25 am

1st} Kimi Raikkonen(so I had a bad race at Silverstone.....go tell the tifosi to %^$&^$&^$!!!...... :shock: :shock: :shock: )
2nd} Lewis Hamilton(Admit it, Kimi....you'd rather still be driving for the Silver Arrows....... :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: )
3rd} Robert Kubica(still in sight of a WDC......I think. :shock: :shock: )
4th} Fernando Alonso(................. :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: ........................)
5th} Felipe Massa(.......... :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: ..................)
6th} Nick Heidfeld(oh, Dr. Thiessen......do I still have a ride with BMW-Sauber for 2009? :shock: :shock: )
7th} Jarno Trulli(once again, Toyota scores a few points..........shocking! :lol: :lol: :shock: )
8th} Heikki Kovalainen(it could be worse, Lewis..........Alonso could still be driving for McLaren........ :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: )

And for pole position..................Kimi Raikkonen
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Post by jacfan » Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:50 am

Winner: Kimi Raikkonen - will recover from the last disaster

Second: Robert Kubica - he is good.... very good.

Third: Felipe Massa - Good but not sure he has the killer instinct

Fourth: Lewis Hamilton - because my points suffer if I don't add him

Fifth: Heikki Kovalainen - another great driver

Sixth: Mark Webber - pushing his red bull to the end

Seventh: Jarno Trulli - why not?

Eighth: Fernando Alonso - picking up the scraps this year

Pole: Kimi Raikkonen - 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Post by Lloyd » Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:25 am

I have gone back to guessing,

Winner : Kimi Raikkonen :?

Second : Felipe Massa

Third : Lewis Hamilton

Fourth : Robert Kubica

Fifth : Nick Heidfeld

Sixth : Heikki Kovalainen

Seventh : Mark Webber

Eighth : Jarno Trulli

Pole : Felipe Massa
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Post by JayVee » Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:58 pm

My picks

Winner: Kimi Raikkonen - Should do well in Germany
Second: Felipe Massa - Recovering from the last round!
Third: Robert Kubica - BMW will be strong at home
Fourth: Heikki Kovalainen - Fights back
Fifth: Fernando Alonso - Getting the most out of the Renault
Sixth: Lewis Hamilton - His British win gets to his head
Seventh: Nick Heidfeld - Resuming normal operations
Eighth: Mark Webber - Gets back into the points

Pole: Felipe Massa - Fast
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Post by 8 n Pole Admin » Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:39 pm

Steph Lo top scored this round with 44 points.

Scoring was just above the average in terms of scoring. Average score was 28.11 points.

Steph Lo top scored this round with 44 points so congratulations to Steph Lo, you have won a NewsOnF1 Compact Smart Digital Clock with Alarm.
Steph Lo managed to pick 6 of the top 8 finishers with 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th in their exact finishing place. Picking Lewis Hamilton for pole earned Steph Lo 4 additional points and scored a bonus 4 points for picking 6 and Pole!

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Post by mabs_nsx » Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:11 pm

Yay 4th in tha last round has moved me up 85 positions in 1 round from 191st-106th. If i move up another 85 il be in tha top 25 :chef: :cook: :muffins: :lift: :band: 8)
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