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2008 F1 rules released

Discussion in 'Motorsport News and Discussion' started by mik, Dec 22, 2005.

  1. mik

    mik irregular participant

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    For anyone who give a monkeys, and hasn't long since turned from F1 to other forms of motorsport where overtaking isn't banned ~ CLICKY LINK

    Back to slicks :)

    Lighter cars :)

    Standard ECUs :( to allow them to properly control bans on driver aids :)

    19k rpm limits :confused:

    CDG wings (waassat?)
     
  2. Gaz-04

    Gaz-04 Full Member

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    CDG wing, maybe this is the new rear wings that don't screw up the airflow for the car behind. To allow for more overtaking
     
  3. Gaz-04

    Gaz-04 Full Member

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    A bit of searching around the itv site and

    CDG Wing
     
  4. Si

    Si Southern MoFo!

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    Sounds good to me. Hopefully it'll make the racing alittle closer.

    Not sure about this 'Driver Changing Tyre pressures!' How do they pump the tyre up without a pump?!
     
  5. Triple D

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    The same as james bond does when his tyres go flat, press a button :lol:
     
  6. Triple D

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    I hope that the cars dont look like the one in the photo as that looks really fooked up :sick:
     
  7. Gaz-04

    Gaz-04 Full Member

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    I agree separate wings behind each rear wheel does look seriously weird. Must be doubling up on the number of elements allowed in each wing to account for loss of total width.
     
  8. sssstew

    sssstew Editing your spelling

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    good to know. thanks mik :)
     
  9. BlackCupraa

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    * Arrangements for a single tyre supplier in 2008

    * Three-event engines

    * Four-event transmissions

    * Weight penalties for early replacement of engine or gearbox

    * Testing restrictions

    * A ban on spare cars

    * A free market in the sale of chassis and components between participating teams

    1,So basically no tyre competition - Reducing advances to road tyres

    2,Nice and slow engines then most likely (or will all teams use veyron engines and boxes to compensate for the possible penalties)
     
  10. red line fun

    red line fun Full Member

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    let's face it they've got to try to improve F1, for all the hype the current set up is boring to watch 80% of the time. you know something's wrong when the only decent bits to watch are the start and pit stops ... unless you're a die hard fan who likes to watch a procession of cars for 90 mins :blink:
     
  11. Ant FR

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    hey its still good fun now though.

    Just booked my tickets upto the hungarian grandprix!!!!
     
  12. Scotty_b

    Scotty_b Leon Cupra 300R

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    Well Michelin (sp?) are leaving in 2006 anyway so there will only be one tyre supplier.

    Im more keen to find out who the new team is!
     
  13. Cadwell

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    I've totally lost interest in Formula Numb. The only GP I watched last year was the British one, I couldn't get out of seeing that one as I was sitting in a stand at Silverstone. I did fall asleep during the race though and for most of it (the time I was awake) I was wishing I'd gone to the Mini festival at Brands Hatch instead. 2006 will be the first year for a very long time that I won't be at a GP.

    To be honest, over the last few years I've see many overtaking opportunities when drivers COULD over take but didn't. It's "safer" and easier to do it via pit stop strategy. It isn't motor racing anymore and changing techinical regulations won't get it back there. A change in attitude from all involved in the series is also needed. They've been two teams short of a full grid for years and a race series that can't generate full grids is a dying series. The sooner we hear the "death rattle" the better as far as I am concerned.
     
  14. andyb

    andyb Admin -SCN Canada:)

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    cdg wing wont happen
     
  15. jase750

    jase750 Full Member

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    Just watch ONE lap of Moto GP more overtaking than the whole season of F1



    Valentino Rossi is a GOD :worship:
     

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