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|Gaming / Re: 7 Best Video Game Movies Of All Time by Tiametmarduk(m): 4:11pm On Jun 20, 2018|
How about "The God Father"
|Politics / Re: Bianca Ojukwu Stuns In Red And Black In Monaco(photos) by Tiametmarduk(m): 11:08pm On Jun 19, 2018|
The famous Monaco track. I so much love this track.
|Sports / Re: Portugal Vs Spain: The Moment Ronaldo Scored Free-Kick Goal To Tie At 3:3 by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:40pm On Jun 15, 2018|
Guy its people like you that go to viewing centre and say trash. its not a matter of nationality, its obvious you live a miserable life man. Get a life
|Sports / Re: Portugal Vs Spain: The Moment Ronaldo Scored Free-Kick Goal To Tie At 3:3 by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:37pm On Jun 15, 2018|
Dude shut up. His positioning was good, you gotta understand that there are some balls you can't save. Guy you're high on cheap drugs
|Sports / Re: Portugal Vs Spain: The Moment Ronaldo Scored Free-Kick Goal To Tie At 3:3 by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:35pm On Jun 15, 2018|
Stop commenting dude. you know nothing about football
|Sports / Re: Portugal Vs Spain: The Moment Ronaldo Scored Free-Kick Goal To Tie At 3:3 by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:23pm On Jun 15, 2018|
Dude it obvious you know nothing about goal keeping d**khead
|Sports / Re: Portugal Vs Spain: The Moment Ronaldo Scored Free-Kick Goal To Tie At 3:3 by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:18pm On Jun 15, 2018|
The keeper wasn't at fault. His positioning was spot on, there was just nothing he could do about the freekick dude
|Sports / Re: Portugal Vs Spain: The Moment Ronaldo Scored Free-Kick Goal To Tie At 3:3 by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:16pm On Jun 15, 2018|
I think you're high on cheap drugs
|Sports / Formula 1: Monaco GP- Ricciardo Wins Despite Engine Problem by Tiametmarduk(m): 4:16pm On May 27, 2018|
Daniel Ricciardo survived a reliability scare to hold off Sebastian Vettel and take his second win of the 2018 Formula 1 season in the Monaco Grand Prix.
Ricciardo was comfortably in charge early on before an apparent energy recovery system problem took hold for the majority of the race.
He managed that loss of power to the end to clinch his seventh GP victory, with Vettel dropping back in second late on and Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes a distant third.
Ricciardo covered Vettel into Turn 1 and had built a lead of 3.6s before the leaders pit to shed their used hypersofts from qualifying.
Vettel stopped on lap 16, with Ricciardo staying out a lap later and rejoining with a lead still above three seconds.
However, Ricciardo started to report a loss of power and Vettel closed in.
Red Bull indicated the problem would not get better and Ricciardo was able to maintain the lead, albeit at a reduced pace.
That allowed Vettel to run just over a second behind him, with Hamilton gradually closing in and putting the top three within three seconds of each other.
However, Hamilton was complaining more about the state of his tyres and gradually slipped back to a lonely third.
Ricciardo's loss of pace meant Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas threatened to stop privately duelling over fourth and join the lead train, but never quite managed to do so.
Bottas had briefly threatened to be a dark horse after taking supersofts at his only pitstop with the top four on ultrasofts and was considerably faster in clean air.
His charge ended as soon as he caught Raikkonen and found himself stuck behind the Ferrari, and although they closed right up on Hamilton at the end they held position.
Esteban Ocon just held on to finish best-of-the-rest for Force India.
Ocon pitted later than most frontrunners but not as late as Pierre Gasly and Nico Hulkenberg, who ran exceptionally long opening stints and had fierce pace in the second half of the race.
Toro Rosso driver Gasly had supersofts to the hypersofts on Hulkenberg's Renault, but just about managed to keep seventh place as Ocon kept the pair at bay.
Max Verstappen scored points after his crash on Saturday condemned him to a back-of-the-grid start.
The Red Bull drove gradually rose up the order and finished ninth after wresting the place from Carlos Sainz with a forceful move at the Nouvelle chicane.
Sainz survived one attack there by cutting the chicane, but a lap later Verstappen made it stick on the outside – he ran slightly deep into the corner and half-cut it, half-clobbered the kerb on the first right-hand apex, but kept the place.
A tame conclusion was interrupted by Charles Leclerc rear-ending Brendon Hartley under braking for the Nouvelle Chicane with seven laps to go.
Hartley was running 11th with Leclerc just behind when the Sauber rookie smashed into the rear of the Toro Rosso shortly after exiting the tunnel.
Leclerc, who reported "no brakes" immediately afterwards, skated down the escape road with the front of his car deranged, while Hartley limped back to retire in the pits with a broken rear wing.
That triggered a virtual safety car, but with so little time remaining the frontrunners did not risk pitting and the order remained the same, albeit with Vettel falling further back from Ricciardo.
Fernando Alonso was the race's other retiree. The Spaniard was on course to finish seventh until he was forced to retire his McLaren, which was smoking at the rear as he came to a halt on the exit of Ste Devote on lap 53.
|Sports / Formula 1: Reliability Concern Delaying Key Renault Engine Update by Tiametmarduk(m): 1:38pm On May 18, 2018|
Renault is still trying to validate the reliability of its new MGU-K and there is no set date to introduce the key energy recovery system component.
The French manufacturer's engine uses an MGU-K produced in association with Italian company Magneti Marelli, with a bespoke Renault Sport design supposed to be introduced at the start of last season.
It was postponed because of reliability problems and Renault is still yet to hit the required distance on the dyno, between 8000km and 10,000km, to be satisfied the new component can last the season.
"It's clear we have to work on the weight and this is one solution," Renault Sport engine technical director Remi Taffin told Motorsport.com.
"That's why we did not rush into running that solution. There is no clear target of when. I would more say when it's ready we will get into it.
"It's reliability, it's being able to get that MGU-K running for what we need to run through."
Renault's new MGU-K ran on track during testing last year, so the component works, but it is missing what Taffin calls "the last bit of proving the item".
The MGU-K harvests energy under braking and deploys the electrical power, which means a very demanding duty cycle, and is fundamental to the performance of the whole ERS package.
While the exact weight of Renault's new part is unknown, Taffin said the emphasis on running the new MGU-K, which according to the regulations must be no less than 7kg, is the weight.
Renault is presently using an MGU-K believed to be several kilograms heavier than the new version.
It is planning its first major engine upgrade for the Canadian Grand Prix, which is race seven of 21 this season, but the MGU-K is likely to be introduced separately to that.
Last season, the GP weekend mileage completed from Canada onwards was around 10,000km, which would already take the MGU-K to the upper limit it has struggled to make in testing, and this year's calendar features an extra race during that run.
"It does [impact] on whether we would introduce it," Taffin said of the reliability.
"If we introduce it at race seven it's not going to do 13 races, so we would have to get number three and a penalty."
Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has already declared that the anticipated gains for its 2018 engine will outstrip Renault's current deficit to
Ferrari and Mercedes.
The current engine still has "margin" to its maximum performance levels and Taffin said Renault still believes it can find "half a second" with its engine this year.
"It's always a problem to delay having performance on track but what we wish is to have reliable performance on track," he said.
"The target is to be at least at the level of the best by the time we get into next year.
"It's a matter of trying to introduce the performance through that year, and trying also, if possible, to get some 2019 stuff in '18."
|Sports / Bottas Quickest As Barcelona F1 Test Ends by Tiametmarduk(m): 5:54pm On May 16, 2018|
Valtteri Bottas ended the second day of the post-Spanish Grand Prix test in Barcelona fastest overall, with his lap of 1m16.904s set shortly before lunch.
The Mercedes driver used supersoft Pirellis for his nest time after he and Ferrari's Antonio Giovinazzi swapped places several times in the hour before lunch.
Giovinazzi did not improve on his morning laptime, so ended up 0.068s behind Bottas with his time set on hypersofts and completed more laps than anyone with 148.
McLaren's Lando Norris claimed third with his final lap of the day, taking the chequered flag as he posted a 1m18.039s using soft Pirellis.
He had a spin at Turn 12 during the morning's running, and his McLaren caused a red flag in the afternoon when it stopped on track with a "minor issue" on an out-lap.
"It was into Turn 12, it's the one corner that has been quite tricky because of the wind," said Norris of his morning spin.
"It was more of a mistake on my part, I pushed the entry a bit too much and lost the rear.
"In F2 you're able to control the car more when you're oversteering and from what everyone's seen in F1, the high downforce and the new surface, it's quite trick when it starts to go and it's hard to get back.
"It did no damage or anything, just a spin."
Kevin Magnussen was fourth fastest with his morning time, set on hypersofts, and caused one of two red flags in the afternoon when he pulled over between Turns 2 and 3.
Force India's Nikita Mazepin earned fifth overall and set his best time on softs with just under 20 minutes remaining.
Jack Aitken ended his first Formula 1 test for Renault in sixth, with his morning time set on ultrasofts.
Behind him, neither Sauber's Charles Leclerc nor Williams driver Robert Kubica improved in the afternoon, ending the day separated by 0.260s using hypersofts in seventh and eighth respectively.
Pierre Gasly took over the Toro Rosso that Sean Gelael drove for the first day and a half of the test, ending up ninth and 2.506s off the pace using mediums and ahead of the Pirelli test McLaren of Stoffel Vandoorne.
Jake Dennis improved his time to a 1m20.440s using mediums with an hour-and-a-quarter remaining, which put him 10th ahead of Gelael and the second Pirelli test car, Nicholas Latifi's Force India - the latter the fourth and final driver to improve during the afternoon.
|Sports / Formula 1: Hamilton Leads Mercedes 1-2 As Ferrari Struggles At The Spanish GP by Tiametmarduk(m): 5:25pm On May 13, 2018|
Lewis Hamilton made it back-to-back Formula 1 victories as he headed home a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Spanish Grand Prix.
Hamilton defeated teammate Valtteri Bottas by more than 20 seconds after a surprise second stop under a virtual safety car for Sebastian Vettel dropped Ferrari off the podium.
In his place came Max Verstappen, who fended off Vettel despite a damaged front wing to score his first rostrum of the year.
Vettel jumped Bottas into Turn 1 to slot into second before the race was immediately neutralised under a safety car for a multi-car crash at Turn 3.
Romain Grosjean had nipped ahead of Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso after those ran deep into Turn 2, but then overreacted to a wobble from Haas teammate ahead of him and ran wide on the entry to Turn 3.
He lost the rear but seemed to keep the throttle planted, which lit up the rear tyres, spun him back across the track and meant he was collected by Nico Hulkenberg's Renault and Pierre Gasly's Toro Rosso.
All three retired on the spot and a lengthy clean-up operation began, before racing resumed on lap 7.
Hamilton bolted clear at the restart, comfortably stretching his advantage to more than seven seconds over the next 10 laps, until Vettel stopped.
A slow out-lap as Vettel struggled to get an immediate hit on its fresh medium tyres, combined with Bottas pumping in outright best sector times, looked to have handed second place to Mercedes.
But Bottas suffered a slow pitstop, losing 1.4s to Vettel, and emerged just behind.
The procession was interrupted on lap 25 by the first of two incidents involving Ferrari.
First, Kimi Raikkonen slowed from fourth position and coaxed his car back into the pits to retire – the Finn had taken a new engine after Friday practice.
The second came 15 laps later, when Esteban Ocon's smoking, parked Force India sparked a virtual safety car and Ferrari reacted by pitting Vettel and putting him on a two-stop strategy as the other frontrunners stuck to a one-stop.
That ceded track position to Bottas and Verstappen, but kept Vettel ahead of Daniel Ricciardo.
Vettel, with fresh medium tyres, started to catch Verstappen as the Dutchman battled with a front wing missing the left endplate, which he broke clipping a Williams at the VSC restart.
However, Verstappen just kept clear of Vettel to score his first podium of the season behind the Mercedes one-two.
Ricciardo slipped back to a lonely fifth in the second Red Bull after a curious second half of the race.
Having run within 10s of Verstappen at the VSC, he spun at the restart and ended up 21s behind his teammate despite responding with the fastest lap near the end.
Kevin Magnussen produced a faultless drive to claim sixth and best-of-the-rest honours for Haas, while Sainz survived a fuel problem in the closing stages to finish seventh.
Alonso was eighth for McLaren ahead of Sergio Perez's Force India, while Sauber rookie Charles Leclerc earned his second points finish in a row with 10th.
|Nairaland / General / Re: Giraffe Headbutts And Sent A Film-maker Flying 16ft Through The Air ,killing Him by Tiametmarduk(m): 9:24pm On May 06, 2018|
nanakgh:Haha I laughed so hard at this
|Celebrities / Re: BBNaija: Tobi Bakre And Alex In Matching Outfit (Photo) by Tiametmarduk(m): 7:04pm On May 04, 2018|
|Car Talk / Re: Motorsport Raceway: The First And Only Car Race Track In Nigeria (Photos) by Tiametmarduk(m): 6:36pm On Feb 15, 2018|
its a good thing,personally I love racing but I can't see any pitlane and how many turns are there more like 4. we need more turns maybe 19 will do
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