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Randy Thieme
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According to the ITV-F1 website US F1 has been permanently banned by the FIA? Seems draconian. And maybe not the right move to encourage F1's growth in the U.S. What other investors would want to attempt to create a U.S. team now if they can expect to be banned for life for missing the first race.

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The TEAM, US F1, is banned. There is NOTHING that states UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is banned from having an F1 team based in this country entering the series.

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The team's chassis was up for auction recently, as well as their trailers purchased from brawn GP. All were seized if I remember correctly...

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Priceless.

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Revolutionary War:
US - 1
Europe - 0

Franco-American War:
US - 1
Europe - 0

Spanish-American War:
US - 1
Europe - 0

War of 1812:
US - 1
Europe 0

WWI:
US - 1
"Bad" Europe - 0

WW2:
US - 1
"Bad" Europe - 0

A rose by another name, the EU is one big inferiority complex manifested via passive-aggressive offense behavior and protectionist defense behavior in domains related to corporate relations (see DaimlerChrysler), trade (see EU trade commission and Microsoft and GE), sports (including not only F1 but also "team aerobics" such as soccer"), and just about every other area I can think of.

Europe has never been about fair play ... just ask these guys:
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/signers/index.htm

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Its all about money.

US F1 did not meet its contractual agreement.
This in effect, displaced another team from filling the spots held for them.

I just wonder, did US F1 actually pay the licensing fees? I think it is somewhere around $4 million just to buy admission into F1.

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[A rose by another name, the EU is one big inferiority complex....]

Europhile! F1 has always shown a distinctly european combativeness when it comes to their marque. They will give no quarter when threatened. F1 is headquartered in France.
The dominate EU player is France.

- Gallic Wars
- Lost. In a war whose ending foreshadows the next 2000 years of French history, France is conquered by of all things, an Italian.

- Hundred Years War
- Mostly lost, saved at last by female schizophrenic who inadvertently creates The First Rule of French Warfare; "France's armies are victorious only when not led by a Frenchman." Sainted.

- Italian Wars
- Lost. France becomes the first and only country to ever lose two wars when fighting Italians.

- Wars of Religion
- France goes 0-5-4 against the Huguenots

- Thirty Years War
- France is technically not a participant, but manages to get invaded anyway. Claims a tie on the basis that eventually the other participants started ignoring her.

- War of Revolution
- Tied. Frenchmen take to wearing red flowerpots as chapeaux.

- The Dutch War
- Tied

- War of the Augsburg League/King William's War/French and Indian War
- Lost, but claimed as a tie. Three ties in a row induces deluded Frogophiles the world over to label the period as the height of French military power.

- War of the Spanish Succession
- Lost. The War also gave the French their first taste of a Marlborough, which they have loved every since.

- American Revolution
- In a move that will become quite familiar to future Americans, France claims a win even though the English colonists saw far more action. This is later known as "de Gaulle Syndrome", and leads to the Second Rule of French Warfare; "France only wins when America does most of the fighting."

- French Revolution
- Won, primarily due the fact that the opponent was also French.

- The Napoleonic Wars
- Lost. Temporary victories (remember the First Rule!) due to leadership of a Corsican, who ended up being no match for a British footwear designer.

- The Franco-Prussian War
- Lost. Germany first plays the role of drunk Frat boy to France's ugly girl home alone on a Saturday night.

- World War I
- Tied and on the way to losing, France is saved by the United States. Thousands of French women find out what it's like to not only sleep with a winner, but one who doesn't call her "Fraulein." Sadly, widespread use of condoms by American forces forestalls any improvement in the French bloodline.

- World War II
- Lost. Conquered French liberated by the United States and Britain just as they finish learning the Horst Wessel Song.

- War in Indochina
- Lost. French forces plead sickness; take to bed with the Dien Bien Flu

- Algerian Rebellion
- Lost. Loss marks the first defeat of a western army by a Non-Turkic Muslim force since the Crusades, and produces the First Rule of Muslim Warfare; "We can always beat the French." This rule is identical to the First Rules of the Italians, Russians, Germans, English, Dutch, Spanish, Vietnamese and Esquimaux.

- War on Terrorism
- France, keeping in mind its recent history, surrenders to Germans and Muslims just to be safe. Attempts to surrender to Vietnamese ambassador fail after he takes refuge in a McDonald's.

Team USA has no chance.

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Nice post Mr. Pruitt !! Awesome.

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quote:
Originally posted by Robert Fender:
Revolutionary War:
US - 1
Europe - 0

Franco-American War:
US - 1
Europe - 0

Spanish-American War:
US - 1
Europe - 0

War of 1812:
US - 1
Europe 0

WWI:
US - 1
"Bad" Europe - 0

WW2:
US - 1
"Bad" Europe - 0

A rose by another name, the EU is one big inferiority complex manifested via passive-aggressive offense behavior and protectionist defense behavior in domains related to corporate relations (see DaimlerChrysler), trade (see EU trade commission and Microsoft and GE), sports (including not only F1 but also "team aerobics" such as soccer"), and just about every other area I can think of.

Europe has never been about fair play ... just ask these guys:
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/signers/index.htm

MBPPS [Wink]

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quote:
Originally posted by Bill Pruitt:
[A rose by another name, the EU is one big inferiority complex....]

Europhile! F1 has always shown a distinctly european combativeness when it comes to their marque. They will give no quarter when threatened. F1 is headquartered in France.
The dominate EU player is France.

- Gallic Wars
- Lost. In a war whose ending foreshadows the next 2000 years of French history, France is conquered by of all things, an Italian.

- Hundred Years War
- Mostly lost, saved at last by female schizophrenic who inadvertently creates The First Rule of French Warfare; "France's armies are victorious only when not led by a Frenchman." Sainted.

- Italian Wars
- Lost. France becomes the first and only country to ever lose two wars when fighting Italians.

- Wars of Religion
- France goes 0-5-4 against the Huguenots

- Thirty Years War
- France is technically not a participant, but manages to get invaded anyway. Claims a tie on the basis that eventually the other participants started ignoring her.

- War of Revolution
- Tied. Frenchmen take to wearing red flowerpots as chapeaux.

- The Dutch War
- Tied

- War of the Augsburg League/King William's War/French and Indian War
- Lost, but claimed as a tie. Three ties in a row induces deluded Frogophiles the world over to label the period as the height of French military power.

- War of the Spanish Succession
- Lost. The War also gave the French their first taste of a Marlborough, which they have loved every since.

- American Revolution
- In a move that will become quite familiar to future Americans, France claims a win even though the English colonists saw far more action. This is later known as "de Gaulle Syndrome", and leads to the Second Rule of French Warfare; "France only wins when America does most of the fighting."

- French Revolution
- Won, primarily due the fact that the opponent was also French.

- The Napoleonic Wars
- Lost. Temporary victories (remember the First Rule!) due to leadership of a Corsican, who ended up being no match for a British footwear designer.

- The Franco-Prussian War
- Lost. Germany first plays the role of drunk Frat boy to France's ugly girl home alone on a Saturday night.

- World War I
- Tied and on the way to losing, France is saved by the United States. Thousands of French women find out what it's like to not only sleep with a winner, but one who doesn't call her "Fraulein." Sadly, widespread use of condoms by American forces forestalls any improvement in the French bloodline.

- World War II
- Lost. Conquered French liberated by the United States and Britain just as they finish learning the Horst Wessel Song.

- War in Indochina
- Lost. French forces plead sickness; take to bed with the Dien Bien Flu

- Algerian Rebellion
- Lost. Loss marks the first defeat of a western army by a Non-Turkic Muslim force since the Crusades, and produces the First Rule of Muslim Warfare; "We can always beat the French." This rule is identical to the First Rules of the Italians, Russians, Germans, English, Dutch, Spanish, Vietnamese and Esquimaux.

- War on Terrorism
- France, keeping in mind its recent history, surrenders to Germans and Muslims just to be safe. Attempts to surrender to Vietnamese ambassador fail after he takes refuge in a McDonald's.

Team USA has no chance.

BPPPS.... A newcomer [Wink]

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Sacrebleu !

quote:
Sadly, widespread use of condoms by American forces forestalls any improvement in the French bloodline.

Happily, prevents epidemic of 'French ticklers'.

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In other news, kind of a shame this didn't work out for Peter Windsor.

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quote:
Originally posted by Bill Pruitt:
[A rose by another name, the EU is one big inferiority complex....]

Europhile!

Pruitt, you're so argumentative, you can't even tell who is on your side [Wink]

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Yes, but I'll not wear a Hans.

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quote:
Originally posted by Bill Pruitt:
Yes, but I'll not wear a Hans.

Atta boy ... now if, in addition, you'll promise to avail yourself of nothing more than 1984 medical technology and take your Social Security payments in 1984 dollars, we'll all be fine you freeloading Baby Boomer!

Would you wear a Gunther? [Smash]

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Ah, the young, they exist only to fund the Ponzi.

Your best bet is become disabled, then die. My concern for you explains my aversion to the Hans. See? It all makes a twisted sort of cosmic sense.

And as to '84 medical tech. That was the year of the Jarvik LVAD was it not? Or was it the penile implant.

No Gunther. My flow is fine tyvm.

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And yet you probably sweat bullets if the grandkids don't wear their bicycle helmets! [Smile]

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typical Robert Fender thinking above but impressive history lesson from wild Bill ...
[Cool]
reality is as Lance pointed out; this US F1 team was a crap shoot from the begining;
first they was mostly Brits using the Charlotte base as a PR ruse to attract US sponsors, second they were counting on 'merican money they knew as of early 2009 was never coming, third, they sold a ride to an Argentinean (who only came up with 1/4 of the money), fourth, they never actually even built thier first chassis to submit to the FIA for safety crash testing, fifth, they owed $$$ to everyone including Bernie & the FIA.
These guys were a disaster and should have aborted their mission way before allowing themselves to be ridiculed. What a joke.
Only American F1 team that could have a chance is a Hendrick - Penske level owned team with real mfg connections and sponsor relationships ....
or, one indirectly owned by the little gremlin (Bernie)
[scratchchin]
anyone heard any news about Austin? did that local guy close on the land purchase?

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Grandchildren. Bah!

Useful only in paying down the debt.

They round off your American Standards on case hardened metrics.

They carry on your name to what? Dishonor I say.

I forbade one from using the quad for wanking in the corners and he quoted, "Boompa is an asshole!"

Old age is not for the timid.

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quote:
Originally posted by Bill Pruitt:


They round off your American Standards on case hardened metrics.

Sounds like a parenting defect ... do they round off Kohlers and Moens too? [Smile]

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