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submitted 1 month ago by wes to c/formula1

ROUND 5:ย ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China


FORMULA 1 LENOVO CHINESE GRAND PRIX 2024


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  • First Grand Prix: 2004
  • Number of laps: 56
  • Circuit Length: 5.451 km
  • Race Distance: 305.066 km
  • Lap record: 1:32.238 Michael Schumacher (2004)
  • 2023 winner: N/A

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[-] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago

The rain made it a fun watch.

I hope the rain will help with the turn 5 fires.

[-] lazycouchpotato 4 points 1 month ago

Slept midway through it unfortunately. Had to watch the replay. SQ3 was exciting. The last qualifying that was this exciting was 2023 Monaco.

[-] wes 4 points 1 month ago

That was so great to watch :)

[-] wes 4 points 1 month ago
[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

My guess is that the 'grass' is actually paint or painted grass and it is the paint that caught on fire.

[-] Entropywins 2 points 1 month ago

Fire n rain

[-] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

And apparently no one in the media pit has an idea why. My local TV Station just "tasked" Bernd Maylรคnder with asking race control about it :D

[-] GreatRam 1 points 1 month ago

Well it's because of the sparks. But why the sparks are only catching this grass on fire is the mystery. I'd guess there was a crash in the past and there is still left over oil or gasoline.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago

Good for Sauber! ๐Ÿ‘

[-] Entropywins 3 points 1 month ago

I'm pumped for Zhou!!!

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