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    Thread: The Hamilton Report.......3.0v

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      03-24-2012 10:41 AM #76
      kfz,

      You had your chance....

      Btw, 2 poles to start the season is just plain luck.....I'm surprised you haven't changed his name to "Ricky".....as in Silver Spoon Ricky....

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      03-24-2012 11:03 AM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by jsmyle1%... View Post
      kfz,

      You had your chance....

      Btw, 2 poles to start the season is just plain luck.....I'm surprised you haven't changed his name to "Ricky".....as in Silver Spoon Ricky....
      Boring Hamilton nut-swinger is boring.
      Quote Originally Posted by atomicalex View Post
      That implies she had pants on to begin with. I think we can all agree that pants are not a given.

    3. 03-24-2012 02:23 PM #78
      I'll stick my neck out.. with a strong start Mclaren will win both titles this year, with which driver will be determined but my money is on LH.

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      03-24-2012 02:53 PM #79
      Quote Originally Posted by dubsix View Post
      I'll stick my neck out.. with a strong start Mclaren will win both titles this year, with which driver will be determined but my money is on LH.
      YOU.....dubsix......MUST be a Hamilton "nut swinger".....and a boring one at that....

      The others....that favor Vettel....Alonso....Massa....etc are merely "fans" of the sport. Anyone who makes any positive references with respect to Hamilton are referred to as "nut swingers"..... I get it....

      Better be cautious what is worn in their neigborhood.... (Oh no you dient? Oh yes I did!)

      ...jus sayin'

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      03-24-2012 04:18 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by kfzmeister View Post
      For cryin' out loud. Why can't you just leave this friggin' thread die out?
      All hell will break loose when hamilton chokes again tomorrow.lol
      gwon my yoot!
      Figured I'd save you the trouble....

      C'mon kfz.....Tell me you didn't find that mildly amusing??

      It is totally true that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

      I have to say that for as long as I've been following racing, I can't remember having downright dislike/hatred towards ANY driver.....in ANY series. Hell, I actually like Kyle Busch.....because he's a true racer.

      Massa isn't my favorite 'cause its time. Rubens wasn't my favorite, but low and behold, I'll be routing for his success in the IndyCar series.

      Alonso? Not my favorite (especially not when he was teammates to LH), but I thoroughly enjoy watching him put a schooling on the majority of his competitors.

      So what's my point? I just don't get all this hatred/dislike for LH (actually I do...but.....). By no means am I suggesting that we all should form a circle, get on our knees, hold hands and have a LHNSS (Lewis Hamilton Nut Swinging Session), but its amazing to me how there are so many so-called F1 fans on the internet that will NEVER give praise where praise is due....at least not as it relates to ANYTHING related to LH.....his driving....his facial expressions....his emotions in or out of a race car......his girlfriend.....his father....

      Hypothetically speaking, if.....and that's a big IF LH wins the championship this year, what will the excuses be???

      - Luck?
      - The best car?
      - He only wins when he has the best teammates that do all the setup work?

      Jus' sayin'.....
      Last edited by jsmyle1%...; 03-24-2012 at 04:20 PM.

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      03-24-2012 06:29 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by jsmyle1%... View Post
      YOU.....dubsix......MUST be a Hamilton "nut swinger".....and a boring one at that....

      The others....that favor Vettel....Alonso....Massa....etc are merely "fans" of the sport. Anyone who makes any positive references with respect to Hamilton are referred to as "nut swingers"..... I get it....

      Better be cautious what is worn in their neigborhood.... (Oh no you dient? Oh yes I did!)

      ...jus sayin'
      No, you're a nutswinger when you bump three of your own threads about Hamilton, which hadn't been posted to in over 3 years.

      ...jus sayin'

      Oh, and if you check back, I've actually given Hamilton props when they were due. Problem is, he is his own worst enemy, and makes it very easy for people to poke at him. It's almost to the point where he invites the abuse. It would be impolite for him not to accept it.
      Quote Originally Posted by atomicalex View Post
      That implies she had pants on to begin with. I think we can all agree that pants are not a given.

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      03-26-2012 04:40 AM #82
      I for one enjoy not only the racing but also the personality of the drivers. I grew up hating Prost because I didn't like his attitude during interviews and thought Senna was great because if it was on his mind it came out, nothing held back.

      Kimi, not the easiest to get an interview but at least he finds something funny to say and doesn't hide the fact that he isn't a media person and that he obviously lives outside of the normal lifestyle that the drivers do.

      LH on the other hand, is a very talented driver, sometimes a bit dangerous but I loved that in Senna...However, he is about as smug as you can get. After watching him on Top Gear I decided I would rather not see him win another race. He is on the same level as the Yankees and Red Wings for me.
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      04-15-2012 01:52 PM #83
      Great race!

      Great podium!

      The Chicken Foot ruled that podium....

    9. 04-16-2012 10:23 AM #84
      Quote Originally Posted by jsmyle1%... View Post
      Great race!

      Great podium!

      The Chicken Foot ruled that podium....
      And he certainly got some camel toe after that too...

      3, 3, 3rd's.....

    10. 04-16-2012 11:01 AM #85
      I am liking what I am seeing in Lewis' driving of late, cooler, calmer and more calculated... He is definitely turning into a more complete driver, less exciting to watch overall but he is hauling in the points. This is the kind of driving consistency that wins championships.

    11. 04-16-2012 02:03 PM #86
      Quote Originally Posted by dubsix View Post
      I am liking what I am seeing in Lewis' driving of late, cooler, calmer and more calculated... He is definitely turning into a more complete driver, less exciting to watch overall but he is hauling in the points. This is the kind of driving consistency that wins championships.
      Funny thing is... I don't see that vast of a change... I see his reactions after failed expectations a bit more laconic, but his on track talent and exuberance is all still there. Those chase downs and passing tactics were very hair fine...

      I hate the fact he's considered now to be driving for points as opposed to outright victory...

      The new LH is no fun....

    12. 04-16-2012 02:11 PM #87
      it's there, look at the pass on Massa, this wasn't a rushed effort/ not all or nothing type of move.. just a calm assured pass at the exact correct moment.

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      04-16-2012 09:04 PM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by dubsix View Post
      I am liking what I am seeing in Lewis' driving of late, cooler, calmer and more calculated... He is definitely turning into a more complete driver, less exciting to watch overall but he is hauling in the points. This is the kind of driving consistency that wins championships.
      I agree...

      Initially, I felt that the pairing of Hamilton and Button was most beneficial to Button. It appeared that many of Hamilton's strong suits were all of a sudden showing up in Button's arsenal.....

      On the other hand, Hamilton seemed to be the one struggling with the pairing. Its almost as if was losing his way. I kept saying to myself: "Okay....Hamilton was rubbing off on Button, but when is Button gonna rub off on Hamilton????"

      The good news I guess is that what Hamilton has lacked (or struggled with) in the past are qualities that can be learned with time and maturity. I'm just not sure tenacity and testicular fortitude can be learned..... Clearly, he has those qualities....... in abundance!!

      Stay tuned...

    14. 04-17-2012 06:57 AM #89
      I kept thinking that he was screwed by his pit strategy. Every time he had made some progress up from his initial 7th place start, he would pull into the pits then drop back down to 10th or lower. Low and behold, he kept his calm and worked his way back to a podium. I cna only hope that he realizes that it has been his consistency that has resulted in his leading the championship. He has made a few sweet passes as well. Lets see what the next few races reveal.

      Stan...

    15. 04-17-2012 09:01 AM #90
      And who says LH fanboi's can't deduce sense? Let them drink bleach!

      All points are very valid... well taken...

      I for one never thought LH to be a "slasher dasher", he was more like over anxious... To a degree that's still the same argument, however. I like that swoop on em move he's know for, just as much as his deft over and unders...as long as he gets past mofo's I'm good...

      3 of the most objective cats in the open wheel...

    16. 04-18-2012 06:55 AM #91
      Quote Originally Posted by Kidstar View Post
      And who says LH fanboi's can't deduce sense? Let them drink bleach!

      All points are very valid... well taken...

      I for one never thought LH to be a "slasher dasher", he was more like over anxious... To a degree that's still the same argument, however. I like that swoop on em move he's know for, just as much as his deft over and unders...as long as he gets past mofo's I'm good...

      3 of the most objective cats in the open wheel...
      Werd Nerd!

    17. 04-18-2012 09:24 AM #92
      Quote Originally Posted by Blaspherion View Post
      Werd Nerd!
      Nerds rule the world...

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      04-18-2012 10:32 AM #93
      Hamilton is going to get 3rd in all 20 races this year and win the Title.

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      04-18-2012 11:23 AM #94
      Quote Originally Posted by Sump View Post
      Hamilton is going to get 3rd in all 20 races this year and win the Title.
      I don't even want to think about all of the a$$plosions that will happen not only here but on every F1 forum. But, but, he never won a race and still won!?!?

      Anyway, Hammie has come into this season with a much clearer head on his shoulders it seems. I love his aggressive style on the track even though he has tried some things that even for us armchair F1 drivers can tell is a bad idea. He has certainly been more patient this season at letting the entire race play out rather than trying to win in the first few laps.

    20. 04-18-2012 11:59 AM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by wiredvw View Post
      I don't even want to think about all of the a$$plosions that will happen not only here but on every F1 forum. But, but, he never won a race and still won!?!?

      Anyway, Hammie has come into this season with a much clearer head on his shoulders it seems. I love his aggressive style on the track even though he has tried some things that even for us armchair F1 drivers can tell is a bad idea. He has certainly been more patient this season at letting the entire race play out rather than trying to win in the first few laps.
      That has, so far, been the most noticeable difference between this year and years past. He isn't trying to win races in the first corner. He seems to be biding his time better and pushing hard for passes when it is more sensible to do so.

      If I am not mistaken, wasn't there a driver back in the day who won a championship without winning any races? A little help on this?

      Stan...

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      04-18-2012 12:33 PM #96
      Looks like Hamilton has finally taken a page from button's style. Can't win the race on the first lap.

      Hamilton's speed with a bit of patience and strategy is a winning combo. Got back into F1 after college, was a McLaren/Häkkinen fan back in high school. Would love to see them win another title.

    22. 04-18-2012 01:35 PM #97
      Quote Originally Posted by Blaspherion View Post
      That has, so far, been the most noticeable difference between this year and years past. He isn't trying to win races in the first corner. He seems to be biding his time better and pushing hard for passes when it is more sensible to do so.

      If I am not mistaken, wasn't there a driver back in the day who won a championship without winning any races? A little help on this?

      Stan...
      found it to be Rosberg's pops...82....

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      04-18-2012 02:05 PM #98
      Quote Originally Posted by Kidstar View Post
      found it to be Rosberg's pops...82....
      He won the Swiss GP that year.

      No one has ever won the WDC with zero wins.

      The only other time a driver won the WDC with 1 win was Hawthorn in 1958.

      Easier to find data: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...ions#By_season

    24. 04-19-2012 06:56 AM #99
      Hawthorne and Keke I believe.

      Stan...

    25. 04-19-2012 11:22 AM #100
      Quote Originally Posted by Sump View Post
      He won the Swiss GP that year.

      No one has ever won the WDC with zero wins.

      The only other time a driver won the WDC with 1 win was Hawthorn in 1958.

      Easier to find data: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...ions#By_season
      Ok... from same source...

      They both had one win...

      Quote Originally Posted by wikipedia.com
      The World Drivers' Championship was won by Williams driver Keke Rosberg. Rosberg was the first driver since Mike Hawthorn in the 1958 season to win the championship after winning only one race.
      So.... Hawthorn had 49 WDC points and Keke 44...

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