Page 211 of 264 FirstFirst ... 201211221 ... LastLast
Results 5,251 to 5,275 of 6578
  1. #5251
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Hence why it was pretty unbeatable in 1997 with Plato and Menu at the wheel, but we have another thread for such discussion
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  2. #5252
    Community Manager
    Fijiandoce's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Pacific Isles of Doceness
    PSN ID
    Fijiandoce
    Posts
    4,648
    Rep Power
    91
    Points
    280,562 (888 Banked)
    there is a programmer at codemasters cursing the new F1 cars.

    "I have to program On-screen displays for each car's steering wheel? faaaark"

    watch this years F1 game feature steering wheels with "common elements"



    would it be accurate to call them steering wheels?
    Sig courtesy of the_jim


  3. #5253
    Supreme Veteran
    keefy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    The Sock Gap
    Posts
    18,198
    Rep Power
    129
    Points
    66,528 (0 Banked)
    Items Gran Turismo 5Michelle MarshDoomid SoftwareCommodore 64Metal Gear Solid
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    They are almost knight rider style wheel.

  4. #5254
    Superior Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Scotland
    PSN ID
    Jordie-SCO-
    Posts
    565
    Rep Power
    12
    Points
    7,166 (0 Banked)
    Nico Rosberg Sergio Perez Kevin Magnussen

  5. #5255
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Quote Originally Posted by Fijiandoce View Post
    there is a programmer at codemasters cursing the new F1 cars.

    "I have to program On-screen displays for each car's steering wheel? faaaark"

    watch this years F1 game feature steering wheels with "common elements"



    would it be accurate to call them steering wheels?
    Sounds like they are going into some good detail though, can only mean good things in store for our first next gen F1 game (fingers crossed)
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  6. #5256
    PSU Technical Advisor
    Varsh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    W-s-M
    PSN ID
    UK-Varsh
    Age
    33
    Posts
    5,653
    Rep Power
    83
    Points
    22,290 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Not sure why he's complaining, Geoff Crammond managed it in 1999 with Grand Prix 3.

  7. #5257
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    big, big news in the world of f1:

    stefano domenicali has stepped down as team principal of the ferrari formula 1 team.

    After a disappointing start to the season, that has left fernando alonso and kimi raikkonen without a podium finish, domenicali has shouldered the blame for the team's lack of form.

    He has moved aside with immediate effect, and will be replaced for now by marco mattiacci, the president and ceo of ferrari north america.

    An announcement confirming the changes is expected imminently.

    Domenicali had been team principal at ferrari since 2008, having previously worked for the maranello-based outfit in administration and human resources roles, before becoming its sporting director.

    Despite domenicali helping the team secure the constructors' championship in his first year in charge, ferrari was pained by the fact that it failed to secure a drivers' title under his tenure.

    It did come close to it, with felipe massa only losing the drivers' crown in 2008 at the final corner, while alonso lost out in title showdowns in 2010 and 2012 to sebastian vettel.

    The arrival of new regulations in 2014 delivered a golden opportunity for ferrari to return to the very top, with the manufacturer teams expected to have an advantage this season because of the increased importance of the engine.

    But, while mercedes dominated the opening three races, ferrari found itself on the back foot - with its power unit struggling to match what its german car manufacturer rival had delivered.

    Its engine struggles were highlighted in bahrain, where both alonso and raikkonen were left fighting for the lower points positions and found themselves powerless to defend against many of the mercedes customer teams.

    The lack of pace in bahrain could not have come at a worse time for ferrari, either, with its president luca di montezemolo having spoken out against the new fuel-efficiency regulations ahead of the event.

    He turned up at the sakhir race, but left before the end when it became clear how much alonso and raikkonen were struggling.
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  8. #5258
    PSU Technical Advisor
    Varsh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    W-s-M
    PSN ID
    UK-Varsh
    Age
    33
    Posts
    5,653
    Rep Power
    83
    Points
    22,290 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Quote Originally Posted by Autosport
    Snip - damn you Duffman! (reports Autosport).
    Source: Autosport

    ZOMG, bad news for Ferrari but also bad news for Suzie Perry, she took a fancy to him.

  9. #5259
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim


    I just posted that as well
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  10. #5260
    PSU Technical Advisor
    Varsh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    W-s-M
    PSN ID
    UK-Varsh
    Age
    33
    Posts
    5,653
    Rep Power
    83
    Points
    22,290 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Damnit.

  11. #5261
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    You are a regular checker of Autosport as well then?
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  12. #5262
    PSU Technical Advisor
    Varsh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    W-s-M
    PSN ID
    UK-Varsh
    Age
    33
    Posts
    5,653
    Rep Power
    83
    Points
    22,290 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Have been for years.

  13. #5263
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Autosport+ as well?

    Surprised you don't do the Castrol GP Predictor? Or do you?
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  14. #5264
    PSU Technical Advisor
    Varsh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    W-s-M
    PSN ID
    UK-Varsh
    Age
    33
    Posts
    5,653
    Rep Power
    83
    Points
    22,290 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Not Autosport+ though, just the free stuff, I don't visit it as much anymore since they put in the 20 page viewings per month at the end of last year. That was really annoying. Now I mostly frequent Planet F1.

  15. #5265
    Community Manager
    Fijiandoce's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Pacific Isles of Doceness
    PSN ID
    Fijiandoce
    Posts
    4,648
    Rep Power
    91
    Points
    280,562 (888 Banked)
    i just use the BBC...like a baws

    Updates to my desktop so im always ready to procrastinate.

    Attachment 6027

    Domenicali had it coming though. it's been a long while without anything tangible for them. they've never been at the top end. they've only been there or there abouts.

    The Merc works team only started 4 years ago. now look at them.
    Last edited by Fijiandoce; 04-14-2014 at 13:26.
    Sig courtesy of the_jim


  16. #5266
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Yep it's time for a change at Ferrari, like you say they have only really been there abouts the last few years, would not be surprised if Alonso started to look somewhere else if they don't start to produce a good car soon!
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  17. #5267
    Supreme Veteran
    keefy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    The Sock Gap
    Posts
    18,198
    Rep Power
    129
    Points
    66,528 (0 Banked)
    Items Gran Turismo 5Michelle MarshDoomid SoftwareCommodore 64Metal Gear Solid
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Merc didn't start from scratch though, they bought the championship winning Brawn team.

    Dunno what Nod32 doesn't like about this Url

  18. #5268
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Domenicali's even taking the wrap for poor form:

    Outgoing Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali says he had to take responsibility for the Scuderia's poor performances in the early part of the Formula 1 season.

    Ferrari announced on Monday that Domenicali had resigned and would be replaced with immediate effect by Marco Mattiacci, the current president and CEO of Ferrari North America.

    Domenicali, who began his career at Ferrari in 1991, said he hoped his decision to step down from the role he has held since 2008 would help re-invigorate the Scuderia, which languishes fifth in the constructors' championship after three races.

    "There are special moments that come along in everyone's professional life, when one needs courage to take difficult and agonising decisions," said Domenicali.

    "It is time for a significant change. As the boss, I take responsibility for our current situation.

    "This decision has been taken with the aim of doing something to shake things up for the good of this group.

    "I hope Ferrari will be back where it deserves to be very soon. I only regret that we have been unable to harvest what we worked so hard to sow in recent years."

    Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo praised the outgoing team principal for putting the interests of the team above his own.

    "I thank Stefano Domenicali, not only for his constant dedication and effort, but also for the great sense of responsibility he has shown, even today, in always putting the interests of Ferrari above all else," di Montezemolo said.

    "I hold Domenicali in esteem and I have watched him grow professionally over the 23 years we have worked together. I wish him every success for the future.

    "I also wish all the best to Marco Mattiacci, whom I know to be a highly regarded manager and who knows the company well.

    "He has accepted this challenge with enthusiasm."
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  19. #5269
    Community Manager
    Fijiandoce's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Pacific Isles of Doceness
    PSN ID
    Fijiandoce
    Posts
    4,648
    Rep Power
    91
    Points
    280,562 (888 Banked)
    indeed though iirc they were the Honda outfit before that. And when Brawn took over, they were on the down turn.

    But it juxtaposes Ferraris situation even more. Merc/Brawn/Honda have grown steadily over the years and are now a race winning team in the strongest seat for both championships. Ferarri have just been hanging around the top doing not all that much.

    RE: ESET
    I also run eset, must just be a false positive there, keefy. PM me or chris if it continues though.
    Sig courtesy of the_jim


  20. #5270
    Supreme Veteran
    keefy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    The Sock Gap
    Posts
    18,198
    Rep Power
    129
    Points
    66,528 (0 Banked)
    Items Gran Turismo 5Michelle MarshDoomid SoftwareCommodore 64Metal Gear Solid
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    I sent ESET a false positive report and now it seems to have stopped flagging it, it was Varsh's sig pic gamer card.

  21. #5271
    Super Carlton
    33x's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    SW London
    PSN ID
    JMEWalterblack
    Age
    33
    Posts
    13,664
    Rep Power
    104
    Points
    34,291 (0 Banked)
    Items PS3 Slim360 SlimiPhone 4 BlackGears of WarGoogle ChromeManchester UnitedUser name style
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    no surprise really seeing as how uncompetitive they have been for a long time, if it wasnt for sheer brilliance of nando......

    Thanks to Final for the sick sig!

  22. #5272
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Quote Originally Posted by 33x View Post
    no surprise really seeing as how uncompetitive they have been for a long time, if it wasnt for sheer brilliance of nando......
    Exactly, Alonso made Ferrari look better than it actually was most of the time lol
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  23. #5273
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    BREAKING NEWS:


    Red Bull F1 team loses fuel-flow appeal, FIA upholds stewards call

    The FIA Court of Appeal has rejected the Red Bull Formula 1 team's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix.

    The Australian's car was found to have "consistently" exceeded the maximum permitted fuel-flow rate of 100kg/h but despite Red Bull arguing during Monday's hearing that this was not the case, the exclusion stands.

    A five-man judging panel comprising Harry Duijm, Rui Botica Santos, Philippe Narmino, Antonio Rigozzi and Jan Stovicek made the decision based on yesterday's six-hour hearing in the FIA's Paris headquarters and extensive written testimony

    "The Court, after having heard the parties and examined their submissions, decided to uphold the Decision #56 of the Stewards by which they decided to exclude Infiniti Red Bull Racing's car #3 from the results of the 2014 Australian Grand Prix," said an FIA statement.

    The full decision will be released "by the end of the week" although it's clear that the judges did not accept the basis of Red Bull's argument.

    The team contended that its own fuel rail data was more accurate than a problematic fuel-flow sensor, permitting it to switch to its own fuel-flow model.

    Whether or not technical directive TD/016-14, issued on March 1, which made provision for relying on a team's own fuel flow model only with the FIA's permission and an FIA-issued correction factor, was binding was central to Red Bull's case.

    It argued that the sensor, which offered different readings with identical engine settings during the first three runs in free practice three and the rest of Friday in Australia, was unreliable and therefore it could switch to the backup based on that without the FIA's say-so, contrary to what the technical directive said.

    Red Bull had built its case on not having violated Article 5.1.4 of the technical regulations, which states "fuel mass flow must not exceed 100kg/h", but the FIA contended that it was only through the procedures laid out in the technical directives and therefore the fuel-flow meter that it was possible to prove compliance with that regulation.

    While the team did offer evidence supporting the accuracy of its own fuel-flow model, any such data was argued by the FIA not to be verifiable as it still relies partly upon a software model.

    The court of appeal has not issued any further sanction despite Mercedes representative Paul Harris QC arguing forcefully for a suspended punishment to ensure Red Bull was not tempted to repeat its offence.

    As Red Bull made no attempt to hide what it had done given the FIA has access to comprehensive live fuel-flow data during the race, it's likely that this is seen unnecessary as there was no duplicity involved.

    Crucially, this decision validates the use of the Gill Sensors-produced fuel-flow meter to police both the fuel-flow rate and the 100kg-per-race fuel limit, and confirms that only the FIA has the right to allow teams to switch to their own fuel-flow model as laid out in the technical directive.
    Too right as well, think it would have created a $#@! storm in many ways if they went back on the decision and awarded Red Bull the points!!!
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



  24. Likes keefy likes this post
  25. #5274
    Super Elite
    Surebrec's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Manchester. England
    PSN ID
    Surebrec
    Age
    41
    Posts
    2,428
    Rep Power
    62
    Points
    5,897 (0 Banked)
    like there was ever going to be any doubt.
    Don't waste your words I don't need anything from you.
    I don't care where you've been or what you plan to do.
    I am the resurrection and I am the light.
    I couldn't ever bring myself to hate you as I'd like.

  26. Likes keefy likes this post
  27. #5275
    Racing Game Fanatic!!
    Duffman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Chillin by the poo!!
    PSN ID
    Duffman19864
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,021
    Rep Power
    40
    Points
    218,740 (0 Banked)
    Items Title StyleVitaPS3 Slim
    Red Bull have accepted the verdict, not that they have much choice!

    Red Bull has said it accepts the FIA Court of Appeal's decision that Daniel Ricciardo exclusion from second place in the Australian Grand Prix will stand.

    The Australian was disqualified because his car "consistently" exceeded the maximum permitted fuel-flow rate of 100kg/h during the race, but the appeal court rejected Red Bull's argument that this was not the case.

    "Infiniti Red Bull Racing accepts the ruling of the International Court of Appeal today," said a statement issued this morning.

    "We are of course disappointed by the outcome and would not have appealed if we didn't think we had a very strong case.

    "We always believed we adhered to the technical regulations throughout the 2014 Australian Grand Prix.

    "We are sorry for Daniel (Ricciardo) that he will not be awarded the 18 points from the event, which we think he deserved.

    "We will continue to work very hard to amass as many points as possible for the team, Daniel and Sebastian (Vettel) throughout the season.

    "We will now move on from this and concentrate on this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix."

    Red Bull escaped any further sanction for the offence despite Mercedes representative Paul Harris QC calling for a suspended punishment to ensure there was no repeat.
    PSN ID: Duffman19864

    Twitter ID: Duffman1986

    Twitch ID: http://www.twitch.tv/duffman041986/profile

    My Youtube Gaming Channel - Now with commentary: Duffman Gaming



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
vBCredits II Deluxe v2.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2010-2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.