Where's Lotus and Redbull?

Discussion in 'F1' started by CRG125, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. CRG125

    CRG125 Formula 3

    Feb 7, 2005
    Los Angeles, Ca
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    So where are they?
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  3. aquapuss

    aquapuss Formula 3

    Sep 18, 2005
    Dunno about Red Bull. But they just interviewed Kovalainen in Finland who stated that he drinks and parties just like any other Finn -read Kimi- only he does it behind closed doors so as not to make waves. That admission sure answered some of MY questions about Lotus.
  4. Fast_ian

    Fast_ian Two Time F1 World Champ

    Sep 25, 2006
    Campbell, CA
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    Ian Anderson
    Redbull launch: Feb 10th
    Lotus launch: Feb 12th

    Should therefore be at the Jerez (?) tests.
  5. jknight

    jknight F1 Veteran

    Oct 30, 2004
    Central Texas
    Red Bull at Jerez

    Lotus - location not announced, but most likely London

    Force India - on-line 9 February

  6. tifosi12

    tifosi12 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Oct 3, 2002
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    The Red Bull team is rumored to have a sensationally revolutionary car. They already have one of the top 3 drivers. So...
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  8. 4rePhill

    4rePhill F1 Veteran

    Oct 18, 2009
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    Phill J
    I've got one of their machine tool spindles booked in for an investigation later in the week, if that helps any. (shows they must be making something! :) )

    (I believe I've got another McLaren one on the way as well!).
  9. Horse

    Horse Two Time F1 World Champ

    Dec 1, 2005
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    Yep, Mark's up there. ;)
  10. Remy Zero

    Remy Zero Two Time F1 World Champ

    Apr 26, 2005
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    MC Cool Breeze
  11. tifosi12

    tifosi12 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Good one.

    Funny nobody challenged me on the number 3...
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  13. mousecatcher

    mousecatcher Formula 3

    Dec 18, 2007
    san mateo, ca
    That's got to be hard within the current rules. Can't wait to see it.
  14. tifosi12

    tifosi12 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Oct 3, 2002
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    Hmm, not really: I read an article about how McLaren developed their 2010 car. They found a lot of ambiguity in the rules and went back to the FIA to verify that their interpretation was legit. They did this about 3 times. So I can easily see how a super brain like Newey would come up with something.

    The car will probably not look radically different, but have some neat tricks up its sleeves and rear wing. :)
  15. JoeGuitar

    JoeGuitar Formula Junior

    May 27, 2007
    Lexington, KY
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    Joe it #3 or top 3? :D

    Should be exciting to see what 'ol Newey has up his sleeves this year (considering a few of the teams are following his design lead of "platypus nose" from last year.)
  16. Mr Payne

    Mr Payne F1 Rookie

    Jan 8, 2004
    Bakersfield, CA
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    I think people are downplaying the possibility that Red Bull can win the world championship...

    Odds makers have Vettel at 7:1, Webber at 22:1.

    With a Newey designed car, with a team that just finished 2nd? Absurd.
  17. Aedo

    Aedo F1 Rookie

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  18. Modena360-66

    Modena360-66 Formula Junior

    Sep 25, 2007
    Perpignan, France
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    Well, before last year wich was an absolute chaos season they never have been Wcc contenders, newey or not.

    so it's normal to wait and see what's going to be.
    Same for Brawn, but it's different since Mercedes is involved now.

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