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Old 8th September 2004, 21:37   #1
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finally.. a race this season where u can ask a question of who will win.. without someone saying " Who Else ! "

Mclaren are back.. kimi is charged up..
no doubt they will be strong at monza..

the next battle to look forward to is between the teams from Brackley and Enstone
both want that 2nd place in the championship.. and are separated by only 9 points..
Renault did come out on top in testing ( at monza itself ) a few days back..

reliability will play an important role again..
the long peroids at full throttle ( season highest at 70% )could see a few unexpected retirements..

another interesting duel on the cards is the Engine duel..
which manufacturer can pull the highest revs/max st. line speed ?
Honda..BMW..Mercedes.. or Ferrari are all close contenders..
( Renault are still behind on the outright engine performance side.. but make up a little in acceleration )

it should also be an interesting race on the overtaking front..
low downforce setting means cars can tail each other much closer on the turns than at other circuits..

Now if it rains, we are back to square one..
and my money is on Ferrari !
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Old 8th September 2004, 21:46   #2
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its got to be Schumacher, they've won almost all races this year and it'll be a shame if they fail here. Schumacher and Ferrai are going to give it their best.

actually I'd love if Barrichello wins this race/



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I still think McLaren and Michelin reliability is not top notch. My heart is with Kimi, but, money is on Michael Schumacher.
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Ahhh...this is F1...so no predictions till the end of the race!! Anything can happen!
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Yeah I agree with Gordon Barri shud win this one plzz poor guy ......
Even if Schumi wins no probs .... ITS A FERRARI
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I would fancy my chances with Montoya. The fact is that Monzo is the fastest F1 circuit on the list today and Montoya holds the record for the fastest ever average speed around any circuit, ever!!! And where did he do it? MONZA!!!

If the Williams can get their act together and if the conditions favour the Michelin runners, Montoya would be one hell of a driver to beat.

But, Ferrari always have a number of tricks up their sleeves, which they have used effectively in the past, French Gp taking the cake, where they won on a 4 stop strat, for Schumi.

At Monza, horse-power rules.

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Well Kimi took away a victory from Schumi at Belgium to celebrate his championship. This time around I'm sure he'll want to celebrate with the Tifosi. Ferrari is always charged up in front of the home crowd and Ferrari being a religion there... Its a Ferrari victory either ways

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well i think Mclaren are going to perform again, Kimi will give Schumi a tough fight and event might win the the race, he drove very well in Belgium and will be fully charged up for another win, hopefully DC wont mess up again and finish in a good position, only few races are left for him after all
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DC! NEVER! Even if he is leading the race, I hope he has an engine failure on the last lap.
If there is one person who should win [but its highly impossible] is Takuma Sato! He's one O the best!
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hey DC should just finish in a good place in the points and if any BAR driver should win it should be Jenson Button, he has been driving real well all season and i think he desrves a win and so does BAR, as they have made abig improvement to their car
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