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Your Favourite F1 Moments

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Your call has been heard monza gorilla. Please make the inaugural induction of favourite moments in this thread! :D

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I'm honoured!

This is really just a few of my favourite things - things that are associated with good memories...

Everything Murray Walker ever said.

Arturo Merzario bothering to turn up on a Sunday

The Arrows A2

Jordan's first win

The Monza Gorilla taking the chequered flag for his only win

Silverstone

James Hunt

Ken Tyrell

Loads more to come, I'm on a roll now!

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Patrese, Estoril '92 (not a happy memory as such, but it made an impression!)

'86 spanish GP!!

This thread'll keep me amused for days!

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what !u must be 200 yrs old

:clap3: didn't you know Pumpdoc, Kennye and me are fossils? :lol:

Trouble is we have difficulty remembering our own names or how we got here............

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Ha Ha! The Brabham BT46B! Watching Lauda and Watson going deliberately slowly and still annihilating the rest of the field at Anderstorp. :clap3:

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A doff of my cap to you Monza Gorilla (and Pumpdoc and Kennye as well). One is well advised to appreciate those around you with a greater depth of understanding and experience, and you obviously have that in spades.

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:clap3: didn't you know Pumpdoc, Kennye and me are fossils? :lol:

Trouble is we have difficulty remembering our own names or how we got here............

Funny.

I just have a hard time remembering dates

My #1 is Mario Andretti winning the WDC in '78 or was it '79?

Ha Ha! The Brabham BT46B! Watching Lauda and Watson going deliberately slowly and still annihilating the rest of the field at Anderstorp. :clap3:

God who could forget the 'fan' cars..............

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Thank you, Jay. I do have a tendency to live in the past, though!

It was 1978, Pumpdoc, in the Lotus 79. I always get the 2 mixed up.

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Thank you, Jay. I do have a tendency to live in the past, though!

It was 1978, Pumpdoc, in the Lotus 79. I always get the 2 mixed up.

I was around back then, but only a little gaffer at the time. Stuck out in the Canadian prairies with no F1 coverage to speak of.

Oh what I would give to have those memories........

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I've often thought that about my great grandparents - how good it would be to have those memories, but it would just be a form of voyeurism to have the memories but not the experience that goes with them.

They told me stories when I was a child, and now I have my own memories, based on what they told me of theirs. I'm rambling. Someone tell me to stop.

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Sorry my memory is limited of things I actually witnessed to fairly recently, as it was the 1997 season I started watching regularly.... but;

Alonso winning the 2005 WDC :king:

Schumacher winning the title in 2000

Japan 1998 and 1999 - for the fights between Hakkinen and Schumacher and Irvine respectively and japan 2005 for so many reasons, despite Kimi winning and JPM retiring early.

San Marino 2005 - Schumacher VS Alonso livened up the season after a relatively dull start.

The first Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang in 1999.

Some classic moments of the modern era (post-Senna/Prost) I think.

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I have so many fond memories of the past F1 greats but these are the ones that stand out for me...

Suzuka 1994 - Hill winning that thrilling wet race. "THREE POINT THREE SECONDS" wailed Murray Walker.

Suzuka 1996 - Hill winning the championship!

Spa 1998 - THE best race I've EVER seen

Indianapolis 2003 - Button leads his first race. :D

Brazil 2003 - The SECOND best race I've EVER seen

Brazil 2005 - Alonso becomes the youngest ever world champion

I'm sure, I've missed out some other great moments but it'd take forever to post!

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Any of MS's wins (Imola 94 and Austria 02 and Indy 05 excepted).

Spa 2000 with that pass

Suzuka 2005

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I have so many fond memories of the past F1 greats but these are the ones that stand out for me...

Suzuka 1994 - Hill winning that thrilling wet race. "THREE POINT THREE SECONDS" wailed Murray Walker.

Suzuka 1996 - Hill winning the championship!

Spa 1998 - THE best race I've EVER seen

Indianapolis 2003 - Button leads his first race. :D

Brazil 2003 - The SECOND best race I've EVER seen

Brazil 2005 - Alonso becomes the youngest ever world champion

I'm sure, I've missed out some other great moments but it'd take forever to post!

Hi babe!

Maybe I am biased, but Silverstone 1992, Hockenheim 2000, Suzuka 96.

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My my, monza gorilla, that's a mighty list!

Well quite a few of mine revolve around Jacques - shock, horror! :o:lol:

JV's '96 Melbourne Weekend

JV's first win - Nurburgring '96

Estoril '96 and JV's pass on M$ at the outside of the Parabolica

1997 Aust GP Quali - JV brains the field by over 2 seconds and his teammate by 1.7 secs

Jerez '97 - for obvious reasons

Hockenheim '98 - JV challenges the might McLaren's

Canada 2000 - fighting with the big boys until the rain came

Austria 2000 - last to 4th by JV

Spain 2001 - JV getting BAR's first podium

Austria 2002 - JV charging through the grid on an aggressive strategy

Friday Quali @ Melbourne 2003 - JV P3 after little track time

JV's return in 2004

I'll be back with my non-JV ones during the week!

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Estoril '96 and JV's pass on M$ at the outside of the Parabolica

1997 Aust GP Quali - JV brains the field by over 2 seconds and his teammate by 1.7 secs

Jerez '97 - for obvious reasons

JV's return in 2004

I'll be back with my non-JV ones during the week!

Agree with you on these. You have non-JV moments???? I'm amazed! :P

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:lol: I surprise myself sometimes. Admittedly there probably won't be as many seeing as how I really only became fixed on F1 when JV came in, but before that I was a Senna fan, so there'll be a few of his.

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I second that sentiment.

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My favourate moments in F1.

-Senna winning his first Championship in 1988

-Senna winning his second championship in 1990 & at the same time getting sweet revenge on Prost for what happened the season before.

-Sitting in Ricardo Patresi's Williams F1 at a test session in 1991

-Watching my first Live Gp at Kyalami in 1992.

-Senna's Victory at Donington Park in 1993... Pure class!

-Jacques vs Michael in Jerez in 1997

-Alonso (my favourate driver since Senna) winning his first World Championship in 2005.

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-Sitting in Ricardo Patresi's Williams F1 at a test session in 1991

Now I really envy you!

I got to sit in James Hunt's McLaren in 1977 - it was on display on the forecourt of a local garage. They made no effort to clean it or protect it from the weather, and it was absolutely filthy!

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Now I really envy you!

I got to sit in James Hunt's McLaren in 1977 - it was on display on the forecourt of a local garage. They made no effort to clean it or protect it from the weather, and it was absolutely filthy!

What a small world, '78 Long Beach Grand Prix you could have picture taken of you sitting in the '77 McLaren "show car" and I remember how unsophisticated or normal it seamed................and they charged ya $10 for it.................

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