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Turkey Shoot! F1 2008 Round 5 Preview

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After the excitement and drama of the Shanghai Moto GP last weekend we here at Gadget Freaks are looking forward to a bit of humdrum on Sunday with the F1 Grand Prix of Turkey. After a brilliant start to the season, Mc Laren seem to have dropped off the pace. Either that or Ferrari has lifted its game to lofty levels that the other teams cannot reach.

After early practise sessions at the Istanbul Park Circuit it seems Ferrari with Kimi Raikkonen are having an easy time at the top of the time sheets. Lewis Hamilton has struggled into second with Massa the Crasha in third after a few customary excursions onto the Turkish grass. Great early news for David Coulthard as the veteran Scottish driver clocked the fourth fastest time. The BMWs of Nick Hiedfeld and Robert Kubica were down in 10th and 6th respectively with some work to do to get up the grid.

The Istanbul Park Circuit is a great racetrack so let’s hope that we will see the 3 top teams all at their best on Sunday. With the banning of traction control and some electronic driver aids this year we are seeing the cars sliding around more which has made for some spectacular action. We here at Gadget Freaks are hoping this will bring the cars much closer for the duration of the race and maybe one day we might see 3 cars fighting for the lead on the last lap with tension and drama and………well we can always dream!


Written by gadgetfreaks

May 10, 2008 at 7:56 am

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  1. “maybe one day we might see 3 cars fighting for the lead on the last lap with tension and drama and………”

    … the ability to overtake each other? Or is that a dream too far?


    May 10, 2008 at 2:20 pm

  2. Well Lewis managed it in Turkey. Quite an amazing feat coming out of the fastest corner in GP racing over the hill and outbraking Massa….Priceless!


    May 12, 2008 at 1:15 am

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