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Yes, why not just predict who will win before the race..

F1 boss wants fake rain for race 'suspense' March 2, 2011 - 3:51PM
.Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says creating artificial rain during races could liven up the championship.

Complaining that overtaking is difficult in dry conditions, Ecclestone says the "most exciting races (are) in the wet so let's think of making rain."

On F1's official website, Ecclestone added: "Why not let it 'rain' in the middle of a race? For 20 minutes or the last 10 laps? Maybe with a two-minute warning ahead of it."

Ecclestone says "suspense would be guaranteed and it would be the same for all."

In the interview Ecclestone also predicted women could be running the sport in five years, claiming that "they don't get trapped so easily in their own ego. Women don't have to play golf to make deals."
 

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I thought he lost the plot a long time ago. The biggest clown in the biggest circus in the world. :D

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Instead of rain to liven things up, they could let the drivers shoot each other with paint ball guns. You'd pay to see that!
 

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im sorry,

i like it, i think its a great idea. will make very good F1 racing.


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Yeah sure he's doing a terrible job-the same bad descisions have made him somewhere between 2.4 and 4 BILLION DOLLARS personal wealth ( range depending on who's counting.)
He's hardly lost the plot- it's just his version of what's possible has no budget constraints- If it makes money he can do it.
 

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F1 is the equivalent of WWF ... E ... whatever franchise they are up to.
 

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actually, lets make it oil on the track instead. Will help him make more billions.
 

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Instead of rain to liven things up, they could let the drivers shoot each other with paint ball guns. You'd pay to see that!
They used to do that... bombers is what they are called. They don't even have a co driver anymore :(
 

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why would you need a co driver?? The computers on boad put NASA to shame and the pit crew coordinator pulls the strings anyhow ....
 

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Yeah sure he's doing a terrible job-the same bad descisions have made him somewhere between 2.4 and 4 BILLION DOLLARS personal wealth ( range depending on who's counting.)
He's hardly lost the plot- it's just his version of what's possible has no budget constraints- If it makes money he can do it.
So he's a wealthy clown.



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Nah they need machines guns and girls with big tits and RPG's and girls with big tits and Guided Missiles and girls with big tits.

Then all will be cool in the land of Nod...

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so we all agree

Cars with no drivers as they arent needed anymore
8 pit stops
oil and rain on the track

I'll touch bases with Bern in the morning
 

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potholes'd be good, but only if the move randomly each lap. Oh, and changing the shape of the track randomly too. Have half the cars running th opposite direction.


have i gone too far?
 

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don't forget the Girls with big tits either Chief
 

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Yeah sure he's doing a terrible job-the same bad descisions have made him somewhere between 2.4 and 4 BILLION DOLLARS personal wealth ( range depending on who's counting.)
He's hardly lost the plot- it's just his version of what's possible has no budget constraints- If it makes money he can do it.
Was kind of thinking the same thing. Building and maintaining the most followed sporting series in the world. Having the biggest car manufacturers and circuits eating out of his hand, sounds like a genius to me.

But mmmm, water thrown in the middle of the race is deliberately throwing obstacles into the mix, im not a fan. We have drivers like vettel and kovalainen that do a good enough job...
 

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Maybe they can do a similar thing with soccer (football); chuck in a couple of rugby players as a reality thing for some real pain, so that the lads don't have to take acting lessons. Might even calm the crowds down. :D

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why dont we just get the drivers to stop for a shot every other lap ..... that will make lap 50 a hell of a lot more interesting!

wonder if he will be shocked when the men in the white coats turn up .....
 

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Was kind of thinking the same thing. Building and maintaining the most followed sporting series in the world. Having the biggest car manufacturers and circuits eating out of his hand, sounds like a genius to me.

But mmmm, water thrown in the middle of the race is deliberately throwing obstacles into the mix, im not a fan. We have drivers like vettel and kovalainen that do a good enough job...

you can't be serious can you?

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American Nascar has more moeny in it and way more patrons than F1 ....

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