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Old Oct 7th 2009, 5:09 am
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http://www.gulfnews.com/sport/Motor_.../10355332.html
 
Old Oct 7th 2009, 5:16 am
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A Formula 1 racing car with a passenger seat? Can we get a picture, please.
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Old Oct 7th 2009, 5:22 am
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You sit directly behind the driver - you have to put your legs into the front of the cockpit and underneath his arms.
 
Old Oct 7th 2009, 5:26 am
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You sit directly behind the driver - you have to put your legs into the front of the cockpit and underneath his arms.
Aye.. Did this a couple of times on the UK, Brands and Silverstone...

Those bloody cockpits are tight enough with one seat, they are a claustrophobes worst nightmare come true when they retro-fit the 2nd seat....
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It's immense fun, and makes you wonder how much neck work they have to put in in the gym to do that for hours on end.

The feeling of accelarating up to past 300km/h and then hammering back down to less than 80 in around 100 metres is such an intense rush
 
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Nice article fella and I have to agree its a stunning track.
The only possible issue with it is a nightmare pit exit but apart from that is an awesome track that looks brilliant as well.
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excellent, looks great fun
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Nice article fella and I have to agree its a stunning track.
The only possible issue with it is a nightmare pit exit but apart from that is an awesome track that looks brilliant as well.
It's a bit weird, going through a tunnel and round a bend...we'll see how it works in a race situation.
 
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It's a bit weird, going through a tunnel and round a bend...we'll see how it works in a race situation.
I do that very time I exit SZR at TECOM... No biggy...!!!
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I do that very time I exit SZR at TECOM... No biggy...!!!
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Just realised how old I'm looking these days.

The attempts to grow myself into a 1970s US cop/detective style haircut are failing badly
 
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Just realised how old I'm looking these days.

The attempts to grow myself into a 1970s US cop/detective style haircut are failing badly
the hair is getting long I have to say, what's a hub editor?
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I know a few folks who have been round this week, they couldn't turn their head for a few days. Quite a few disappointed folks as well who exceeded the height and weight limit for the car.

The event should be stunning, but I just know I'll get dragged into sorting anyh problems out during the weekend.
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Old Oct 8th 2009, 5:06 am
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Got some official pics. They show how nice the track looks...

http://archive.gulfnews.com/indepth/.../10355332.html

And yes...my neck and shoulders are still aching...

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