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F1 Fantasy GP 2013

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by hard top, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. hard top

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    Heads up all you F1 fans, the mods have started a new Friends League on Fantasy GP on ....[​IMG]

    When you have created your own team and log in again there is a "Friends Leagues" option in the menu bar.
    look for ZOrgsters and the password is wFRMD1 (case sensitive)

    LINK....http://badgergp.com/

    Just a small taster from the Jerez de la Frontera testing.

    Pedro de la Rosa, Ferrari, Formule 1-test in Jerez de la Frontera,

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    Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Formule 1-test in Jerez de la Frontera,

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    Force India F1, Formule 1-test in Jerez de la Frontera,

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    Mercedes Grand Prix, Formule 1-launch Mercedes, 4 februari 2013, Formule 1

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    That's a shocking budget this year. Gone all out with Red Bull & Vettel which took £42m of the £75m budget. So if he doesn't perform I really am screwed.

    That said, I was bottom three last year so nothing really to lose :ymblushing:

    Full line up - Red Bull, Williams, Caterham & Vettel, Hulkenberg & Di-Resta
     
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    New Williams F1 car launched, Fantasy GP 2013 is open and join us for the Australian Grand Prix LIVE on the big screen.

    Welcome to Formula 1 for 2013!
    Badger GP is back and we've got loads of news...
    Hi Hard Top

    Finally, we have a complete grid for 2013 with Williams launching their new car today in Barcelona. You can see the first pictures of it here and the entire grid for 2013 here.

    We're now on the second session of pre-season testing and Badger GP is here in the paddock, chatting to the drivers each evening - so make sure you're following us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates - we'll be publishing regular articles in BadgerGP.com too.

    In other just as exciting news, Fantasy Grand Prix is now open for registrations for the 2013 season, read up on the changes and register now here.

    Oh and it's only polite that I should let you know that we're having our Australian Grand Prix Breakfast bash on March 17th, showing the race on a massive cinema screen, complete with loads of great prizes to be won - we have just 25 tickets left before we're sold out again! Get involved!

    That's all for now, thanks for reading,

    Adam
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    Mark Webber, Formule 1-test op Circuit de Catalunya, 22 februari 2013, Formule 1

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    Felipe Massa, Formule 1-test op Circuit de Catalunya, 22 februari 2013, Formule 1

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    Mark Webber, Formule 1-test op Circuit de Catalunya, 22 februari 2013, Formule 1

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    Jenson Button, Formule 1-test op Circuit de Catalunya, 22 februari 2013, Formule 1

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    Just 2 Weeks to GO GO GO!
    And finally Force India confirm their drivers...
    Hi Hard Top

    Hope you're well and looking forward to the new season - it only seems like yesterday when I watched Sebastian Vettel clinch his 3rd World Championship in Brazil, and yet here we - just 2 weeks until the Melbourne GP weekend.

    So what's been going on? Well, Force India have finally announced a second driver to partner dear ol' Di Resta - it's Adrian Sutil (boring choice if you ask us), Jenson Button has been photographed in his pyjamas and Georgie Thompson has left Sky F1.

    Speaking of Sky F1 - if you haven't got it already, you may be interested to know that they've got a massive offer on - until midnight tonight where it's pretty much half price for the year. Bargainous. (please don't reply with your anti-Sky rants - this is a genuinely good deal - wish I was a new customer!)

    In other just as exciting news, over 1000 Fantasy Grand Prix teams have already registered for the 2013 season - don't miss the boat and get yourself registered now! Go here to learn more.

    We've got just 20 tickets left for our Australian Grand Prix Breakfast bash on March 17th, when we are showing the race on a massive cinema screen, complete with loads of great prizes to be won - Get involved!

    Over the next few days we'll be bringing you any interesting news from testing, our thoughts on what's going on, as well as some photographs, direct from the track.

    That's all for now, thanks for reading,

    Adam
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    Badger GP - Formula 1 isn't boring...


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    Took part of the garden gate with him on his way out.......... ;)

    Mark Webber, Red Bull, Formule 1-test op Circuit de Catalunya, 2 maart 2013, Formule 1

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    BBC: Nico Rosberg & Fernando Alonso set fast times on final day of testing

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of the winter on the last day of the final pre-season test.
    The German followed up team-mate Lewis Hamilton's impressive performance on Saturday by lopping more than 0.4 seconds off the Englishman's time.
    Ferrari's Fernando Alonso also beat Hamilton's mark in setting the second fastest time of the winter, 0.364 secs behind Rosberg.
    McLaren's Jenson Button was third ahead of Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg.


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    League so far........... :-bd

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    BBC: McLaren poised to switch to Honda engines for 2015 season

    McLaren are to use Honda engines as the Japanese company returns to Formula 1 for the first time since 2008.
    Honda pulled out of F1 after years of poor results with its own team, which subsequently won the championship as Brawn in 2009 and is now Mercedes.
    But the engine manufacturer has decided to return because of next year's introduction of turbo engines featuring energy recovery technology.


    McLaren/Honda........ :-o .........just does not sound right.
     
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    Another vid by Gaz.............. ;)

     
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    Counting down, nearly there, 4 more days.......... :D

     
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    Hi everyone, thanks for the invite Mike - Adam from Badger GP here, just wanted to say thanks for playing Fantasy GP and all the best for the season. If you ever have any questions or queries about the game/results you're best to get in touch via Twitter (@BadgerGP) or via our Facebook page - it's Liking/Following us because we'll remind you to do your predictions before the start of the race!

    Handy.
     
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    The season hasn't even started yet and I'm already bottom of the league :(

    Remember to do your predictions for Sunday
     
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    Formula 1 in numbers

    BBC Link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/21800656

    Australian GP practice as it happened....

    In Summary

    Vettel fastest in both sessions
    Hamilton crashes out in FP2
    Rosberg stops on track in FP2
    Reporting by
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    Dutch lad....Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde: "Not The best day. Lost the rear in FP2! Some extra work to do now. No worries, tomorrow a new day with new opportunities. "NeverGiveUp."
     
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    Australian GP qualifying delayed by heavy rain.

    BBC: Qualifying at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix has been delayed until Sunday morning in Melbourne following heavy rain.

    Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/21811890

    Link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/21811297

    Only the first knock-out part of qualifying was run at Albert Park
    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg set the pace in the first session from Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Lotus's Romain Grosjean.
    Williams driver Pastor Maldonado and Sauber's rookie Esteban Gutierrez were the two drivers to be knocked out in the first part of qualifying along with the Marussias and Caterhams.

    Both Marussias out-qualified both Caterhams and Frenchman Jules Bianchi continued the good impression he has made since being taken on by Caterham at the final pre-season test.

    Lewis Hamilton had a narrow escape when he spun at Turn Two and his Mercedes initially appeared to be beached on the edge of the track - the rear wheels spinning uselessly as he tried to rejoin.
    But Hamilton was able to reverse back onto the circuit and he ended up 10th fastest despite a damaged rear-wing endplate.

    McLaren's Sergio Perez was fourth fastest, ahead of Red Bull's Mark Webber, Ferrari's Felipe Massa, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and McLaren's Jenson Button.

    Qualifying top ten (session 1)

    1. Nico Rosberg - Mercedes - 1:43.380

    2. Fernando Alonso - Ferrari - 1:43.850

    3. Romain Grosjean - Lotus - 1:44.284

    4. Sergio Perez - McLaren - 1:44.300

    5. Mark Webber - Red Bull - 1:44.472

    6. Felipe Massa - Ferrari - 1:44.635

    7. Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull - 1:44.657

    8. Jenson Button - McLaren - 1:44.688

    9. Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso - 1:44.871

    10. Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes - 1:45.456

    Giedo van der Garde, Caterham, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Australië 2013, Formule 1 Friday 15-03-2013

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    Formule 1 Grand Prix van Australië 2013, Formule 1 Friday 15-03-2013

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    Mark Webber, Red Bull, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Australië 2013, Formule 1 Friday 15-03-2013

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    Sergio Perez, Sauber, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Australië 2013, Formule 1 Saturday 16-03-2013

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    After today's rained-off qualifying, it's time we remember F1 used to happen in the wet. Top 5 Wet F1 Races... http://fb.me/1AbINY3Cz
    Good viewing..........

    BadgerGP.com @BadgerGP
    Those #f1 fans in Australia who only have Sunday tickets must be well chuffed!




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    Driver profile: Giedo van der Garde

    Giedo van der Garde forms one half of the second least experienced driver line-up on the grid - only Marussia's pairing have less experience than Caterham's.
    The Dutchman owes his place in the team to the hefty sponsorship package he brings with him.
    He has been on the fringes of F1 for some time - he was test and reserve driver for Super Aguri as long ago as 2007 and was the subject of a contract dispute between them and the Spyker (now Force India) team.

    Van der Garde's stats and facts

    Team: Caterham
    Team-mate: Charles Pic
    Born: 25/04/85, Rhenen
    Nationality: Dutch

    He has spent the past four years in GP2, winning a total of five races, and keen motorsport fans can find footage on YouTube of a titantic battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel over second place in a German Formula Three race - behind the leading Van Der Garde.
    He will not be keeping such rarefied company with Caterham this year but neither is he likely to disgrace himself.


    Forgot to mention, I met this lad a couple of years ago at the Zandvoort track. Nice bloke.... :-bd

    Link: http://www.giedovandergarde.com/
     
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    Come on Raikkonen, stick it to them........... :-bd
    Don't know what is up with McLaren though?

    BBC: LAP 49
    So Kimi Raikkonen leads from Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and Felipe Massa. Adrian Sutil, Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber, Paul di Resta, Jenson Button and Romain Grosjean complete the top 10.

    After 50 of 58 laps
    Position Driver Team

    Race started.
    1 Finland K Raikkonen Lotus
    2 Spain F Alonso Ferrari
    3 Germany S Vettel Red Bull
    4 Brazil F Massa Ferrari
    5 Germany A Sutil Force India
    6 Great Britain L Hamilton Mercedes
    7 Australia M Webber Red Bull
    8 Great Britain P Di Resta Force India
    9 Great Britain J Button McLaren
    10 France R Grosjean Lotus
    11 France J Vergne Toro Rosso
    12 Mexico S Perez McLaren
    13 Mexico Esteban Gutierrez Sauber
    14 Finland V Bottas Williams
    15 France J Bianchi Marussia
    16 France C Pic Caterham
    17 Great Britain M Chilton Marussia
    18 Netherlands G van der Garde Caterham
    19 Australia D Ricciardo (ret.) Toro Rosso
    20 Germany N Rosberg (ret.) Mercedes
    21 Venezuela P Maldonado (ret.) Williams
    22 Germany N Hulkenberg (ret.) Sauber