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I Like Formula One Racing

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    Points

    Points are awarded to drivers and teams exclusively on where they finish in a race. The winner receives 25 points, the second place finisher 18 points, with 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 points for positions 3 through 10. If a race has to be abandoned before 75% of the planned...
    TheSecretAgent TheSecretAgent 31-35, M Oct 14, 2012

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    Some people love football,

    others love rugby, personally I love Formula 1! XP
    EmmaXP EmmaXP 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I Like Formula One Racing

    A Formula One race or Grand Prix is a sporting event which takes place over three days (usually Friday to Sunday), with a series of practice and qualifying sessions prior to a race on Sunday. Current regulations provide for two free practice sessions on Friday, a practice...
    TheSecretAgent TheSecretAgent 31-35, M Oct 14, 2012

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    I will achieve my dream of becoming one.

    Nothing will stop me. Determination is my race, life is the track, I am number one. Lights out, let's race
    FerrariEnthusiast FerrariEnthusiast 18-21, M Apr 21

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    107% Rule

    107% rule Main article: 107% rule As the number of cars entered in the world championship fell below twenty-six, a situation arose in which any car entered would automatically qualify for the race, no matter how slowly it had been driven. The 107% rule was introduced in 1996 to...
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    Points System

    Points system See also: List of Formula One World Championship points scoring systems Points are awarded to drivers and teams exclusively on where they finish in a race. The winner receives 25 points, the second place finisher 18 points, with 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 points...
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    Dnq

      As of 2012 only twelve teams are entered for the Formula One World Championship, each entering two cars for a total of twenty-four cars. The regulations place a limit of twenty-six entries for the championship. At some periods in the history of Formula One the number of...
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    Qualifying Sessions

    Qualifying sessions Qualifying takes place on Saturday afternoon in a three-stage "knockout" system. One hour is dedicated to determining the grid order, divided into three periods with short intermissions between them. The first qualifying period is twenty minutes long, and...
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    Pre-qualifying

    Pre-qualifying In the late 1980s and early 1990s the number of cars attempting to enter each race was as high as thirty-nine for some races. Because of the dangers of having so many cars on the track at the same time, a pre-qualifying session was introduced for the teams with...
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    Race

    The race itself is held on Sunday afternoon. Thirty minutes prior to race time, the cars take to the track for any number of warm-up laps, after which the cars are assembled on the starting grid in the order they qualified. At the hour of the race, a green light signifies the...
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    Free Practice Sessions

    Free practice sessions A Grand Prix weekend begins on a Friday morning, with two ninety-minute practice sessions used by drivers to learn the circuit and for the teams to determine the best settings for the particular track. This is followed by a third practice session on...
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    There are no words to describe this drive from Lewis Hamilton. Simply stunning. Pure racing at it's absolute finest. #HAMMERTIME
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