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Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:30 pm

Are we doing it again at f1frl.com this year? I have to admit I spent very little time last year for various reasons, and I find that I am caring less over time now.

Is it good that we should do it just to see which ugly nose car can win?
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:44 pm

ummm, the McLaren isn't ugly!
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:41 am

MethylONE wrote:ummm, the McLaren isn't ugly!

Not necessarily the fastest though. :P
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:54 am

This season certainly looks promising! definitely better than 2011.. Midfield looks way tighter =)

Edit: I bet my money on kimi winning a couple this time
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:37 am

I'm going to Circuit of the Americas here in Texas when F1 comes here in November. I CAN'T WAIT! I have F1 just 2 hours away from me :D !!!!!!
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:50 am

Flying Fox wrote:Are we doing it again at f1frl.com this year? I have to admit I spent very little time last year for various reasons, and I find that I am caring less over time now.

Is it good that we should do it just to see which ugly nose car can win?


More out of habit than anything else, I created my team the other day.
I see that SeanOnSlicks, jigar2speed, and myself are in the mini-league.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:26 am

I'm in.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:27 am

wingless wrote:I'm going to Circuit of the Americas here in Texas when F1 comes here in November. I CAN'T WAIT! I have F1 just 2 hours away from me :D !!!!!!

Last I read they were having troubles? So Bernie did not pull it? Hmm may be I can think about coming. What packages are available?

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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:28 am

Flying Fox wrote:Same team name, same password?

Yep. As soon as you save your team, you'll automagically appear in the TR league.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:05 am

Once again, I'm in it to win it! As for Austin, I'm planning on going as well, but we'll have a 13 hour drive ahead of us. Surely the'll have camping/RV parking. Sounds like an awesome road trip.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:27 pm

I'm pondering myself attending this year to either Valencia or Circuit de Catalunya, before engine regulations hit next year =)
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:40 pm

I hope this year is better than last...
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:37 pm

can somebody post the TR league info? Or PM to me. Last year my brother and I checked out the website but just made our own mini league.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:49 am

Skullzer wrote:can somebody post the TR league info? Or PM to me. Last year my brother and I checked out the website but just made our own mini league.

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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:54 am

Hopefully someone can give Vettel a run for his money this year so I'll actually want to watch every race. I signed up but I never even knew Fantasy Formula 1 existed, so we'll see how this goes.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:50 am

Obsidian wrote:Hopefully someone can give Vettel a run for his money this year so I'll actually want to watch every race. I signed up but I never even knew Fantasy Formula 1 existed, so we'll see how this goes.

Welcome! ;) Remember the first 2 races are practices so you can still rebuild your final lineup before the 3rd race.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:25 pm

So the first "official" race is in!

Damn, I switched out the Mercedes component thinking they were a fluke. Stupid Kimi not looking after the tires. :-?
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:29 am

Been a bit slow getting into this thread!

Not a bad start for me though!

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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:54 pm

I'm so glad the season wiped after the first couple races. Being able to go from last to second is pretty cool. I feel like I've pretty much got the hang of balancing drivers, I just wish I could find a way to get rid of Marussia. Also I'm completely clueless when it comes to deciding when to actually use my bonuses. I suppose I'm just going to have to get lucky there.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:55 am

There are many things to consider for your bonus!

I'm enjoying my lead at the moment, hopefully it lasts. Have I won 2 of the last 3 years?
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:42 pm

Anyone here at the USGP? It's like heaven for the motorsports enthusiast.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:17 pm

thill9 wrote:Anyone here at the USGP? It's like heaven for the motorsports enthusiast.

Wish I could be. Comcast here doesn't even have Speed in the HD lineup.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:54 pm

http://www.redbullusa.com/cs/Satellite/ ... 3273609988

A ride-along in a 3 seat F1 car (bodged from an '03 Jordan). Looks like a good circuit, especially with the ups and downs.

Still isn't Spa (until they race again on the Nordschliefe, Spa will remain my favorite circuit, even if they don't race the "real" Spa), though.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:28 am

Thank you, thank you, thank you. I'm quite happy with my season, ending up 37th overall (32nd without bonuses) and the winner in our league by almost 300 points with bonuses and almost 400 points without.

We'll do this again next year.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:22 am

Captain Ned wrote:Thank you, thank you, thank you. I'm quite happy with my season, ending up 37th overall (32nd without bonuses) and the winner in our league by almost 300 points with bonuses and almost 400 points without.

We'll do this again next year.


Now kindly let us know how you did it...
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:05 am

Jigar wrote:Now kindly let us know how you did it...

Sheer bloody luck. I built a $100 team on Day 1 and never changed it. For the record:

Drivers:

Nico Hulkenburg
Kimi Raikkonen
Romain Grosjean
Nico Rosberg
Sebastian Vettel
Jean-Eric Vergne
Jerome d'Ambrosio (drove Grosjean's car the race he was suspended for)

Teams:

McLaren
Lotus

If anything, my choices were based on the good buzz Lotus was getting in pre-season testing and the "practice races". This thing isn't won with the acknowledged stars, as they're too expensive for the budget. It's won by figuring out what low-dollar (by F1FRL rules) team/drivers will overachieve. I got lucky in picking Lotus and its drivers. They won't come as cheaply next year.

EDIT: My season

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EDIT 2: Just to show the variabilty of the bonus choices. If I'd moved the double-point race from Spa to Hungary, I'd have been 16th overall.
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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:54 am

Hope to do better next year :)

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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:43 am

I too did not have time to change my setup over the season. I thought I would have been at the bottom but it turned out ok, since Lewis turned his season around soon enough. Should have put more Lotus mid season once I realized that the whole team was overachieving, but I wanted to spread out my risk.

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Re: Formula 1 2012

Postposted on Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:29 pm

Here's mine.

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