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The 2012 Australian F1 GP Thread

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    So excited! Gutted I'm not staying up to watch practice on Friday, but I have classes pretty much all day from 12 and otherwise I'll never be able to stay awake so I'm going to have to watch a repeat. Definitely decided I'll be up for quali, and of course the race.
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    (Original post by WdA04)
    Just watching the 2011 season review (on sky now), didn't realise Vettel got so annoyed when he didn't win in Hungary.
    Oh really? :holmes: must go see if it is on Sky Anytime.
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    (Original post by WdA04)
    Just watching the 2011 season review (on sky now), didn't realise Vettel got so annoyed when he didn't win in Hungary.
    I was watching it yesterday, in Silverstone they play his team radio when Mark's catching him on new tyres. He says to the team "Be wise now...be wise", in quite a serious voice, to which his team reply "Understood the message, we will have the situation under control".

    Don't know why the FIA chose not to broadcast that in the live feed though, I had no idea Vettel requested for that order.
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    Just hours to go...
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    (Original post by Marc Fiorano)
    I was watching it yesterday, in Silverstone they play his team radio when Mark's catching him on new tyres. He says to the team "Be wise now...be wise", in quite a serious voice, to which his team reply "Understood the message, we will have the situation under control".

    Don't know why the FIA chose not to broadcast that in the live feed though, I had no idea Vettel requested for that order.
    Was it Silverstone when Webber was ordered not to challenge Vettel for position? I forget. If so, I guess it would make sense.

    If it were that situation toward the end of the race, I guess reluctantly I would have to agree it quite a reasonable request. If not during the closing stages though, that is not good in my opinion. But then again, I am opposed to team orders in general.
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    (Original post by AlexInWonderland)
    Was it Silverstone when Webber was ordered not to challenge Vettel for position? I forget. If so, I guess it would make sense.

    If it were that situation toward the end of the race, I guess reluctantly I would have to agree it quite a reasonable request. If not during the closing stages though, that is not good in my opinion. But then again, I am opposed to team orders in general.
    Yep that's the one.

    It was just before Webber was all over the back of his gearbox, when he was about 2s behind and catching up quick.

    It was kinda funny though watching Webber ignore the team's request and continued to pester Vettel.
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    (Original post by Marc Fiorano)
    Yep that's the one.

    It was just before Webber was all over the back of his gearbox, when he was about 2s behind and catching up quick.

    It was kinda funny though watching Webber ignore the team's request and continued to pester Vettel.
    :yep:.

    I have college but, F1 is more important than that!
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    Will the race and qually be on sky anytime? Or am I confined to the many re runs?
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    (Original post by Fuzzed_Out)
    Will the race and qually be on sky anytime? Or am I confined to the many re runs?
    No sky+?
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    timing and on board cameras on the app look cool, 2 minutes to go
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    Jean Eric Vergne is first car to go
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    No sky+?
    No sky sports at uni so I stream it with details from home.
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    Yay finally!
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    Feels great to finally see the car's back on track again after the long break!
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    Omg Sky. WTF?!

    I want to watch the Practice you morons.
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    (Original post by f1mad)
    Omg Sky. WTF?!

    I want to watch the Practice you morons.
    Agreed. No need for vignettes during a live session.
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    F1 is back. :adore:
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    Again.

    OMFG please get the F1 back on BBC full-time!
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    (Original post by f1mad)
    Again.

    OMFG please get the F1 back on BBC full-time!
    These videos are apalling, nevermind the fact we are being shown them instead of cars being driven!
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    Seeing Brundle in the pit-lane makes me cringe.

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