THE LARGEST BMW 2-SERIES FORUM ON THE PLANET
2Addicts
2Addicts
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
2Addicts | BMW 2-Series forum BIMMERPOST Universal Forums Professional Motorsport Racing Discussion (IMSA, DTM, Formula 1, Grand-AM, Le Mans, IRL, WRC, etc..) F1: Monaco GP '21

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-17-2021, 03:16 PM   #1
yco
i'm just saying
yco's Avatar
3832
Rep
2,433
Posts

Drives: E71 X6M '10 (sold)
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Istanbul & Kyiv

iTrader: (0)

Thumbs up F1: Monaco GP '21

after skipping last years race finally we re back in Monte Carlo..
highlights of 2019..

its always great to watch a GP here..



and here is the program for the weekend.. schedule is different than normal.. lets not forget that..
__________________
"Race car driving is like sex. All guys think they're good at it." Jay Leno
Appreciate 3
      05-17-2021, 03:34 PM   #2
///M Power-Belgium
Lieutenant General
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
Belgium
28787
Rep
15,932
Posts

Drives: ///M3-E92-DCT Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

iTrader: (0)

This belongs in here , as it is absolutely stunning !

__________________
BPM DEV-Tune & DCT Software-Tune & Servotronic & coding ///Alpine HID Angeleyes ///Oem.exhaust mod.
Appreciate 10
irunalot602.00
M5Rick12223.50
yco3831.50
EdM51257.00
minn199063.00
Ngilbe361113.50
Bubbles617.50
      05-17-2021, 04:45 PM   #3
fiveohwblow
Captain
fiveohwblow's Avatar
United_States
1739
Rep
921
Posts

Drives: E70, E46 M3, F82
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Desert SW

iTrader: (0)

Wish they would just keep it
Appreciate 4
M5Rick12223.50
MKSixer30253.00
      05-17-2021, 04:55 PM   #4
yco
i'm just saying
yco's Avatar
3832
Rep
2,433
Posts

Drives: E71 X6M '10 (sold)
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Istanbul & Kyiv

iTrader: (0)

i hope Ocon wont be in Merc' next year...

__________________
"Race car driving is like sex. All guys think they're good at it." Jay Leno
Appreciate 0
      05-17-2021, 05:43 PM   #5
racerbruce
Colonel
racerbruce's Avatar
2777
Rep
2,332
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MR Imola Red
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (1)

I've only attended one GP and it was the 2008 Monaco race....it is unreal.
__________________
Racerbruce
OZ Rims / Bilstein B6 Struts & Shocks / Eibach Pro-Kit Springs / ZHP Control Arms / RE Diablo Exhaust / RPi Air Intake / BMC Air Filter / CDV / RE Trans Mounts / 3M Paint Protection / TMS CF Grilles / TK CF Mirrors / Skyer CF Spoiler / CF Antenna / M Pedals & Dead Pedal / CoCo Floor Mats / WeissLicht LED Rear Turn Signal Lamps / #748 of 3,041
Appreciate 2
MKSixer30253.00
      05-17-2021, 05:43 PM   #6
Murf993
Major
Murf993's Avatar
9524
Rep
1,243
Posts

Drives: Porsche 993
Join Date: Mar 2020
Location: Dog Lake, South Frontenac, Ontario Canada

iTrader: (0)

Attending the F1 in Monaco this year was supposed to be my 60th Birthday celebration. I'm seriously pissed about this.
Appreciate 7
racerbruce2776.50
yco3831.50
inTgr8r1636.00
minn199063.00
MKSixer30253.00
ramman434392.50
      05-17-2021, 05:47 PM   #7
racerbruce
Colonel
racerbruce's Avatar
2777
Rep
2,332
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MR Imola Red
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (1)

Well said -

Quote:
Originally Posted by Murf993 View Post
Attending the F1 in Monaco this year was supposed to be my 60th Birthday celebration. I'm seriously pissed about this.
Absolutely no doubt....so sorry your plans have been altered; perhaps next year??
__________________
Racerbruce
OZ Rims / Bilstein B6 Struts & Shocks / Eibach Pro-Kit Springs / ZHP Control Arms / RE Diablo Exhaust / RPi Air Intake / BMC Air Filter / CDV / RE Trans Mounts / 3M Paint Protection / TMS CF Grilles / TK CF Mirrors / Skyer CF Spoiler / CF Antenna / M Pedals & Dead Pedal / CoCo Floor Mats / WeissLicht LED Rear Turn Signal Lamps / #748 of 3,041
Appreciate 1
Murf9939524.00
      05-17-2021, 06:55 PM   #8
yco
i'm just saying
yco's Avatar
3832
Rep
2,433
Posts

Drives: E71 X6M '10 (sold)
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Istanbul & Kyiv

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by racerbruce View Post
I've only attended one GP and it was the 2008 Monaco race....it is unreal.
seeing some pics from '08 can be nice if you would like to share..
__________________
"Race car driving is like sex. All guys think they're good at it." Jay Leno
Appreciate 1
MKSixer30253.00
      05-17-2021, 07:12 PM   #9
Jbrown7403
Second Lieutenant
Jbrown7403's Avatar
United_States
430
Rep
248
Posts

Drives: 2016 BMW M4
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Austin Texas

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M Power-Belgium View Post
This belongs in here , as it is absolutely stunning !

LOVE this! Stinks that it’s a one off. Now we need Williams to hook up with Martini Racing again!
Appreciate 2
      05-17-2021, 10:52 PM   #10
E92inPHX
First Lieutenant
E92inPHX's Avatar
478
Rep
321
Posts

Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: it burns!!!, PHX

iTrader: (2)

Anyone besides me much more drawn in by Crash-n-spin than the actual race? If only I could place bets on his “adventures” this weekend.
Appreciate 0
      05-18-2021, 01:31 AM   #11
M5Rick
Major General
M5Rick's Avatar
United Kingdom
12224
Rep
7,489
Posts

Drives: M5 F10 V8 Gunmetal
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Southern England

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by E92inPHX View Post
Anyone besides me much more drawn in by Crash-n-spin than the actual race? If only I could place bets on his “adventures” this weekend.
Hammy or Lec? Yeah okay.
Appreciate 1
      05-18-2021, 06:36 AM   #12
yco
i'm just saying
yco's Avatar
3832
Rep
2,433
Posts

Drives: E71 X6M '10 (sold)
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Istanbul & Kyiv

iTrader: (0)

__________________
"Race car driving is like sex. All guys think they're good at it." Jay Leno
Appreciate 2
minn199063.00
MKSixer30253.00
      05-18-2021, 07:50 AM   #13
Ngilbe36
Captain
Ngilbe36's Avatar
United_States
1114
Rep
764
Posts

Drives: 2011 E90 M3 IB
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: MI

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW E90 M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M Power-Belgium View Post
This belongs in here , as it is absolutely stunning !

They should have gone with orange painted wheels too though!
Appreciate 2
      05-18-2021, 09:03 AM   #14
fiveohwblow
Captain
fiveohwblow's Avatar
United_States
1739
Rep
921
Posts

Drives: E70, E46 M3, F82
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Desert SW

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by yco View Post
Still just a backup driver or…..?
Appreciate 1
minn199063.00
      05-18-2021, 09:23 AM   #15
racerbruce
Colonel
racerbruce's Avatar
2777
Rep
2,332
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MR Imola Red
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by yco View Post
seeing some pics from '08 can be nice if you would like to share..
2008 Monaco GP.....
We sat in Casino Square in a raised seating area with a view of the cars entering Casino Square and coming straight at us; the Casino was nearly directly in front of us and the Casino Hotel was to our right; there was a large tv screen directly in front of us so we could see action at other areas of the track; it rained the first 1/3, a dry line was being established the second 1/3 and then it was WFO the last 1/3....HAM was in his second yr in F1 and won the race; it was simply frightful to see HAM flat out through Casino Square....just inches from the Armco guardrails; oh....the sound of 18,000+ RPM F1 cars echoing throughout the principality....

Name:  Monaco 2008 3.jpeg
Views: 410
Size:  375.1 KB

Name:  Monaco 2008 4.jpeg
Views: 408
Size:  308.5 KB

Name:  Monaco 2008 5.jpeg
Views: 398
Size:  333.9 KB

Name:  Monaco 2008 6.jpeg
Views: 401
Size:  303.7 KB

Name:  Monaco 2008 7.jpeg
Views: 399
Size:  217.8 KB
__________________
Racerbruce
OZ Rims / Bilstein B6 Struts & Shocks / Eibach Pro-Kit Springs / ZHP Control Arms / RE Diablo Exhaust / RPi Air Intake / BMC Air Filter / CDV / RE Trans Mounts / 3M Paint Protection / TMS CF Grilles / TK CF Mirrors / Skyer CF Spoiler / CF Antenna / M Pedals & Dead Pedal / CoCo Floor Mats / WeissLicht LED Rear Turn Signal Lamps / #748 of 3,041

Last edited by racerbruce; 05-18-2021 at 09:29 AM..
Appreciate 11
minn199063.00
yco3831.50
rcracin996.00
EdM51257.00
MKSixer30253.00
3798j3882.50
ramman434392.50
Murf9939524.00
E91WAG3N993.50
      05-18-2021, 10:00 AM   #16
racerbruce
Colonel
racerbruce's Avatar
2777
Rep
2,332
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MR Imola Red
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (1)

2008 Monaco GP Trip....

After a week in Tuscany, we took the train to Venice for a few nights before traveling to Nice and using this city as the link via train for the Monaco GP....

After a night of dining and wine in Venice, we were walking down a side street and my wife said...."is that a Ferrari Store?"....in the middle of Venice on very small streets we found this....and Michael Schumacher's Scuderia Ferrari F1 car in the window....


Name:  May Trip 2008 1.jpeg
Views: 441
Size:  260.2 KB

Name:  May Trip 2008 2.jpeg
Views: 441
Size:  278.1 KB
__________________
Racerbruce
OZ Rims / Bilstein B6 Struts & Shocks / Eibach Pro-Kit Springs / ZHP Control Arms / RE Diablo Exhaust / RPi Air Intake / BMC Air Filter / CDV / RE Trans Mounts / 3M Paint Protection / TMS CF Grilles / TK CF Mirrors / Skyer CF Spoiler / CF Antenna / M Pedals & Dead Pedal / CoCo Floor Mats / WeissLicht LED Rear Turn Signal Lamps / #748 of 3,041
Appreciate 14
minn199063.00
yco3831.50
rcracin996.00
MKSixer30253.00
EdM51257.00
dbarton62823.50
3798j3882.50
E92inPHX477.50
Murf9939524.00
E91WAG3N993.50
Stronie212.00
      05-18-2021, 10:19 AM   #17
yco
i'm just saying
yco's Avatar
3832
Rep
2,433
Posts

Drives: E71 X6M '10 (sold)
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Istanbul & Kyiv

iTrader: (0)

thank you for the nostalgia racerbruce.. time flies..

Quote:
Originally Posted by fiveohwblow View Post
Still just a backup driver or…..?
yup he is..
__________________
"Race car driving is like sex. All guys think they're good at it." Jay Leno
Appreciate 4
racerbruce2776.50
MKSixer30253.00
minn199063.00
      05-18-2021, 11:01 AM   #18
MKSixer
Lieutenant General
MKSixer's Avatar
30253
Rep
11,306
Posts

Drives: 2015 BMW i8, E63 M6, 328d
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Southeast United States

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2016 M4 GTS (Allotted)  [0.00]
2013 BMW 328d  [0.00]
2007 BMW M6  [5.00]
2015 BMW i8  [5.00]
WOW!!!

Thank you, racerbruce !!!

Epic photos!!
__________________
Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...
Sir 7ewis, 7X FIA Formula One World Championship, World Driving Champion. 98 Wins. 100 Pole Positions. 54 Fastest Laps. Actual Rain Master. Leave me to it, Bono. One Race Win in each of his 15 years in F1. Most Laps Led in Formula One.
Appreciate 2
      05-18-2021, 11:08 AM   #19
racerbruce
Colonel
racerbruce's Avatar
2777
Rep
2,332
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MR Imola Red
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (1)

Thank you -

Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
Thank you, racerbruce !!!

Epic photos!!
Greetings MKSixer!
You're welcome....it was surreal stepping off the train from Nice on race day....100,000+ arriving for the GP; an interesting note regarding our physical tickets....we had to go to a redemption center where we had to show a ton of ID and supporting documentation that we had bought the tickets on-line before they gave us the actual tickets; I still have the official program and t-shirt!
__________________
Racerbruce
OZ Rims / Bilstein B6 Struts & Shocks / Eibach Pro-Kit Springs / ZHP Control Arms / RE Diablo Exhaust / RPi Air Intake / BMC Air Filter / CDV / RE Trans Mounts / 3M Paint Protection / TMS CF Grilles / TK CF Mirrors / Skyer CF Spoiler / CF Antenna / M Pedals & Dead Pedal / CoCo Floor Mats / WeissLicht LED Rear Turn Signal Lamps / #748 of 3,041
Appreciate 2
MKSixer30253.00
      05-18-2021, 11:11 AM   #20
EdM5
Lieutenant Colonel
EdM5's Avatar
Netherlands
1257
Rep
1,918
Posts

Drives: F82 M4 CP & E70 X5 Xdrive35d
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Amsterdam

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by racerbruce View Post
2008 Monaco GP.....
oh....the sound of 18,000+ RPM F1 cars echoing throughout the principality....
Thanks for sharing Bruce!
I've never been to the Monaco GP but I was at the 2008 and 2010 Singapore GP.
I remember the sound of these cars in between the high rises was so loud, people got literally sick from it.

In 2010 we travelled with a baby and even in the hotelroom at the 22nd floor with all windows closed the noise was unbearable.
__________________
2004 e87 118d (ret.), 2007 e92 330d (ret.), 2007 e87 130i M-sport (ret.), 2009 e92 M3 (ret.), 2010 f10 535d M-sport (ret.), 2015 f10 M5 CP (ret.)
2017 f82 M4 CP & 2009 e70 X5 35d
Appreciate 4
racerbruce2776.50
MKSixer30253.00
yco3831.50
minn199063.00
      05-18-2021, 11:15 AM   #21
racerbruce
Colonel
racerbruce's Avatar
2777
Rep
2,332
Posts

Drives: 2007 Z4MR Imola Red
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (1)

Wowie!

Quote:
Originally Posted by EdM5 View Post
Thanks for sharing Bruce!
I've never been to the Monaco GP but I was at the 2008 and 2010 Singapore GP.
I remember the sound of these cars in between the high rises was so loud, people got literally sick from it.

In 2010 we travelled with a baby and even in the hotelroom at the 22nd floor with all windows closed the noise was unbearable.
CRAZY!
It must have been deafening!
The Singapore street race must be incredible; isn't the humidity unbearable? Can you slip in a few photos for us??
__________________
Racerbruce
OZ Rims / Bilstein B6 Struts & Shocks / Eibach Pro-Kit Springs / ZHP Control Arms / RE Diablo Exhaust / RPi Air Intake / BMC Air Filter / CDV / RE Trans Mounts / 3M Paint Protection / TMS CF Grilles / TK CF Mirrors / Skyer CF Spoiler / CF Antenna / M Pedals & Dead Pedal / CoCo Floor Mats / WeissLicht LED Rear Turn Signal Lamps / #748 of 3,041
Appreciate 1
EdM51257.00
      05-18-2021, 11:47 AM   #22
MKSixer
Lieutenant General
MKSixer's Avatar
30253
Rep
11,306
Posts

Drives: 2015 BMW i8, E63 M6, 328d
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Southeast United States

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2016 M4 GTS (Allotted)  [0.00]
2013 BMW 328d  [0.00]
2007 BMW M6  [5.00]
2015 BMW i8  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by EdM5 View Post
Thanks for sharing Bruce!
I've never been to the Monaco GP but I was at the 2008 and 2010 Singapore GP.
I remember the sound of these cars in between the high rises was so loud, people got literally sick from it.

In 2010 we travelled with a baby and even in the hotelroom at the 22nd floor with all windows closed the noise was unbearable.
This was the case at the German GP in 2012. We were in the Mercedes Grandstand as guests of Mercedes and had suite access but the sound was still deafening. The upshifts and downshifts were brutal and so many people had to retreat inside to survive the entire 3 days. I LOVED IT!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by racerbruce View Post
CRAZY!
It must have been deafening!
The Singapore street race must be incredible; isn't the humidity unbearable? Can you slip in a few photos for us??
I'd love to go to Singapore for the night race!!!
__________________
Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...
Sir 7ewis, 7X FIA Formula One World Championship, World Driving Champion. 98 Wins. 100 Pole Positions. 54 Fastest Laps. Actual Rain Master. Leave me to it, Bono. One Race Win in each of his 15 years in F1. Most Laps Led in Formula One.
Appreciate 4
racerbruce2776.50
EdM51257.00
yco3831.50
minn199063.00
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:02 AM.




2addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST