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What an epic season… that last lap was nerve recking… I can’t believe it ended like this…. I was resigned to Hamilton winning it.

The level of excitement and pure joy it’s on par with beating Farca in the semis.

I’m still shaking.
 

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Can someone who understands explain the controversy to me like I’m a 5 year old?
It's about the safety car. There's a rule that says lapped cars need to overtake leaders and safety car and return to their natural position one lap before safety car leaves the track and race continues. This isn't what happened today. At first Masi, racing director, had decided for lapped cars to stay where they were. Then he changed his mind but gave instructions only to the lapped cars that were between Hamilton and Verstappen to overtake sc and return to their positions and even this happened in the same lap safety car returned to pits.

So basically racing director fucked it up and Mercedes are trying to win on a technicality.
 

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It's about the safety car. There's a rule that says lapped cars need to overtake leaders and safety car and return to their natural position one lap before safety car leaves the track and race continues. This isn't what happened today. At first Masi, racing director, had decided for lapped cars to stay where they were. Then he changed his mind but gave instructions only to the lapped cars that were between Hamilton and Verstappen to overtake sc and return to their positions and even this happened in the same lap safety car returned to pits.

So basically racing director fucked it up and Mercedes are trying to win on a technicality.
So in your opinion does Mercedes have a legitimate claim or just sour grapes?
 
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So in your opinion does Mercedes have a legitimate claim or just sour grapes?
It's definitely sour grapes. I don't think result would be different if things were done properly. Only a finish behind safety car would have saved Hamilton. His tyres were gone. Mercedes fucked it up with strategy and they're searching for a way to save the day in the last moment. But they may have a case. Racing director didn't follow the usual procedure. Who knows what bureaucrats may decide. It's rumoured it could even go to CAS.
 

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Masi is not the problem.
The stewards have been incosistent.

Masi has only been in focus for the last two races (Saudi and Abu Dhabi)

So happy for Verstappen to have won it, totally deserved after being run off track by Mercedes twice this season.
Karma got Hamilton and Mercedes this time around.
 

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Viva Max. Get fucked Hamilton! Overrated prick!!


@Pimpin just in case you missed my comment :lol:
 

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Masi is not the problem.
The stewards have been incosistent.

Masi has only been in focus for the last two races (Saudi and Abu Dhabi)

So happy for Verstappen to have won it, totally deserved after being run off track by Mercedes twice this season.
Karma got Hamilton and Mercedes this time around.
are you on crack?
 

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Still sounds like some F-1 officials need to find new jobs, can I suggest UEFA.
 
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Verstappen is the athlete I currently dislike the most. What a fucking scumbag. He makes Michael Schumaher seem like a fair driver.

He constantly drives people off track, constantly gets lucky (the red flag, safety cars, and basically all strategies of his this year went his way). He almost killed Hamilton in Italy, if not for the Halo thingy. He literally said on radio that's what happens when you do not give me the space.

Hamilton was graceful when he unjustly lost the championship, yet this fucking idiot went on an interview and mentioned how his low point of the year was going to hospital after his crash - before he said that hamilton didnt check up on him.

The last lap of that race was made for Netflix, not for anything else, just for the drama. Hamilton is still the GOAT.
 

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So graceful that they protested and decided to take it to court to then back out from it :lol: Sore losers for sure


 
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So graceful that they protested and decided to take it to court to then back out from it :lol: Sore losers for sure
I said hamilton you fucking donut not mercedes.
 

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Hamilton is definitely not the greatest of all time. He can not even be mentioned in the same sentence as Ayrton Senna.
 
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