March 25, 2018 at 5:33 pm #229887
Unfortunately this year marks the 24th year since Ayrton Senna, who is commonly regarded as one of the greatest ever racing drivers, tragically died during a race in Italy on the 1 May 1994. Here’s a video of arguably one of his greatest ever drives during the 1993 European Grand Prix:
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and?March 25, 2018 at 11:05 pm #229903
Every year marks the anniversary of everything that has ever happened in previous years.March 25, 2018 at 11:39 pm #229904
what’s the significance of 24March 26, 2018 at 12:08 am #229906
Today is the anniversary of 1944. People did different things then, and lived different lives.March 26, 2018 at 7:50 am #229907
I can’t think of anything particularly interesting that was happening in 1944, can you?March 26, 2018 at 8:00 am #229909
fuck off you cunts senna is a legend
go and have a wank over anthony mcpartlin
i’ll be around later to checkMarch 26, 2018 at 8:06 am #229910
wasn’t there a film about senna?March 26, 2018 at 5:01 pm #229931
Do you think Senna ever watched Red Dwarf, and if so, what did he think of it?March 26, 2018 at 5:29 pm #229932
This has gone beyond just being strange and into very poor taste now.March 26, 2018 at 5:55 pm #229933
Did Red Dwarf have a series repeat in 94?
Red Dwarf and the death of Senna are very closely, though obscurely, linked in my head, too.March 27, 2018 at 7:18 pm #229976
the actual fuck is happeningMarch 27, 2018 at 8:03 pm #229978
“Did Red Dwarf have a series repeat in 94?”
It did and I remember watching it and thinking it looked really old even in 1994. It felt like a different show I recall.March 27, 2018 at 10:17 pm #229983
>wasn’t there a film about senna?March 27, 2018 at 10:23 pm #229984
I quickly looked on the BBC Genome and the last episode shown before Senna’s death was Marooned on the 15/4/94 and the first episode shown after his death was Polymorph on the 6/5/94.March 28, 2018 at 12:24 am #229985
Does anyone remember Fiendish Feet yoghurts?
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Would you eat a Red Dwarf yoghurt and which one would taste best, do you think?March 28, 2018 at 7:32 am #229986
smeg flavourMarch 28, 2018 at 8:38 am #229987
What the actual shitting fuck is happening to this forum?March 28, 2018 at 10:18 am #229988
Do you think Lewis Hamilton likes Red DwarfMarch 28, 2018 at 10:47 am #229989
“Do you think Lewis Hamilton likes Red Dwarf”
Good question which is why I am making a giant sign for the Brands Hatch GP this Summer.
> Lewis? Do you like Red Dwarf? One toot for ‘No’ and no toot for ‘Yes’ <
Hopefully this clears this up once and for all.March 28, 2018 at 10:48 am #229990
“What the actual shitting fuck is happening to this forum?”
Do not type in ‘shitting fuck’ into google images. I repeat. Do not…..
*I’m going to be sick.March 28, 2018 at 11:13 am #229991
sickbags on standbyMarch 28, 2018 at 11:22 am #229992
>What the actual shitting fuck is happening to this forum?
I just got the most appropriate banner for this thread:March 28, 2018 at 1:24 pm #229995
Is that a real G&T banner? I’ve never seen that oneMarch 28, 2018 at 2:28 pm #230001
>Is that a real G&T banner? I’ve never seen that one
It is, but I’ve only ever seen it once or twice. It rarely appears.March 28, 2018 at 4:11 pm #230002
Pete Part Three
[Shakes head and walks out]May 1, 2018 at 12:39 pm #231006
RIP Senna who died 24 years ago today.May 2, 2018 at 1:26 pm #231073
does anyone remember the shocking senna and freddie mercury joke used to be told at school in the 90s? i’m a fan of both especially freddie so i won’t repeat it here.May 2, 2018 at 3:31 pm #231079
Thanks for definitely not bringing it up.May 2, 2018 at 7:20 pm #231096
I agree, good thing you didn’t mention that joke about helmets and skidmarks and how they’re a homophobic metaphor for the contraction of HIV/dying in a road accident.May 3, 2018 at 12:20 am #231109
I nominate this thread for the burning bin.May 3, 2018 at 12:55 am #231110
I’ve honestly never heard that joke, don’t think I want toMay 3, 2018 at 8:46 am #231114
Typical schooldays tomfoolery. It’s strange, isn’t it, that “sick humour” used to be a staple of the British break time. Is there something indicative of a failing educational system where, the moment you let them out of their classes, you get a playground full of tiny Bernard Mannings – all telling the same off-colour jokes to one another.
Or is it because all children are cunts?May 3, 2018 at 8:54 am #231115
It’s just banter Martin, harmless banter.May 3, 2018 at 8:56 am #231116
Saying it in a high voice doesn’t make it any more true.May 3, 2018 at 4:13 pm #231134
Children are cunts. Don’t you remember being a children? You were horrible too, I bet.May 3, 2018 at 7:29 pm #231138
Actually I was very nice. Like Walter the Softy without the victimisation. I didn’t tell those types of sick jokes. I preferred making up my own.
Oh.May 3, 2018 at 11:10 pm #231140
If anybody knows anything about Formula One, they will know that the race in which Ayrton died in was pretty much cursed from start to finish. Roland Ratzenberger, an Austrian driver, had died the day before in qualifying. And before that there was a very serious accident involving fellow Brazilian driver Rubens Barrichello (thankfully he survived). Add in the fact that there were various other smaller accidents (there was a start line crash in which some spectators got injured, and towards the end a wheel in the pit lane landed on some mechanics), it is very much a black mark in F1 history.
In commemoration of Senna’s death, I have produced a video paying tribute to him:May 4, 2018 at 1:27 am #231144
Children are cunts. Don’t you remember being a children? You were horrible too, I bet.
i don’t think i was a horrible child, i was just an annoying prick.May 4, 2018 at 1:37 am #231145
I was a horrible child and then I became an annoying prickMay 4, 2018 at 5:13 am #231146
I was born forty. And an annoying prickMay 11, 2018 at 12:09 pm #231366
If anybody knows anything about Formula One, they will know that the race in which Ayrton died in was pretty much cursed from start to finish.
It wasn’t “cursed” though, it was the culmination of several factors including the removal of electronic driver aids (making cars harder to drive) and an emphasis at the time on vastly increased cornering speed without making comparable advancements in cockpit safety (because, with a couple of decades since the last fatality, it wasn’t seen as a necessary priority). It’s true that an ominous air hung over that weekend from the moment Barrichello had his crash, and that there were some unfortunate coincidences (not to mention little moments that add to the legend such as Senna’s conversation with Sid Watkins and the Austrian flag he had in the cockpit); but equally, there were other bad accidents in 1994 as well and it just so happened that several of them happened at once at Imola. That doesn’t mean it was “cursed”, just that that’s the moment everything came to a head.
As for your video, I’m not entirely certain why footage of the accident itself and its grisly televised aftermath is much of a “tribute”, but maybe that’s just me.May 11, 2018 at 9:15 pm #231381
Seb, whilst I do not disagree with your points regarding the removal of driver aids, the last F1 related fatality had been Elio de Angelis in 1986 during private testing. I appreciate that this wasn’t during a race weekend, but even then a racing fatality had happened only four years prior in 1982, not “two decades” as you suggest. Yes, I agree there were other accidents in 1994, including a crash at the Monaco GP involving Karl Wendlinger, and another involving Andrea Montermini, but let’s not suggest that there hadn’t been serious crashes prior to the banning of electronic aids at the start of the ’94 season. Patrese’s crash in 1992 at the Portuguese GP is a good example of this.
The Imola track had arguably not been maintained as well as it should have been in the years leading up to 1994. Senna and the other drivers had all expressed concern about the track, particularly the corner in which he perished on, but sadly they were unable to do anything about it at the time due to a river being located close behind. It is noticeable on the on-board footage of Senna’s final lap that there are several bumps leading up to Tamburello, and, if you believe this to be the case, it is likely his steering column, which had been quickly “fixed” prior to the race starting so that Senna could have a better position, snapped on one of these bumps. The extremely low ride heights, and the fact that the drivers had just come from a new track in Japan that more or less had a billiard ball surface, did not help matters either.
Also, regarding the tribute video, I have decided to remove it following your comments.May 11, 2018 at 9:26 pm #231382
Also, for those interested, here are some videos of the accidents that I have made reference to in my earlier comment:
Andrea Montermini crash 1994 Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying:
Karl Wendlinger crash 1994 Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying:
San Marino Grand Prix 1994 – Pit-Lane Incident:
Imola 1994 Barrichello accident:
Patrese’s Big Crash at Estoril – 1992 Portuguese Grand Prix:May 11, 2018 at 10:55 pm #231387
Goody, snuff videos.
Can we get back to the topic at hand, please. I really want to know what people think of Red Dwarf VIII.May 11, 2018 at 11:51 pm #231391
Red Dwarf VIII was a car crash, but in retrospect one not quite as bad as those jwxcsvsedmedia posted.May 12, 2018 at 2:32 am #231396
Ben PaddonMay 12, 2018 at 5:43 am #231399
Apologies if my last comment was in bad taste, i considered not posting it but then thought it would take more than that to bring down this threadMay 13, 2018 at 8:38 pm #231496
Jawscvmcdia qualifies for G&T’s Grand Prix.
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