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http://www.canoe.com/techno/nouvelles/a ... 95959.html

Have any of you folks heard about this latest craze ? (Sorry, the feature is in French.)

Rocco

PS : Hi ! :wink:
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How's the wife and kid, Rocco ?

Here's what I was able to get out of this article..
Pour la coquette somme de 15 000 $...
For the small sum of $15,000 dollars....

After that I lost interest.
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For the small sum of $15,000 dollars....
Yeah, but that's Canadian. Here it's like twenty bucks :wink:

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Wife and kid are good. We went through some rough times around the Holidays, but things are better now. My son will be two years old in a month.

Believe it or not, but I miss having my rear wing knocked off. Well... :roll:

almost. :wink:
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Ouch !

Rocco has a long memory.

Two years old, already. Wow.
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Hey Rocco. Are you still in the country, stuck on dial-up, or are you back in civilization now?
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Yeah, still stuck in the woods with dial-up ("that's the best friggin' dial-up connection I've ever seen !" -F1Addict), along with the little green elves who still bring us our mail on a bi-weekly basis. :mrgreen:

Any plans for a Sunday walk in Albert Park on March 18th ? :roll:

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I'll force myself to go, at least to a practice session.
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Hey Hynee, where's your enthusiasm ?!

Tell me you haven't become blasé with this whole "hanging out with top notch F1 in-crowds" thing ? (also called le gratin) :P
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Well, I'm nowhere near le gratin, I'm hanging out with the unwashed crowd (les miserable). Anyway, it's a 50/50 as to whether I go or not...
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You know these cars display an awesome show of power and brute force don't you ? It's better than the monster trucks.
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Are you kidding me? I stood 5 metres from the edge of the back straight, it was like watching aeroplanes go past!
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Hehe :P That's how I used to feel like when I got lapped... :(

It's also why it's much better to sit near a braking zone (chicane or hairpin): you're able to watch the cars for a longer period of their lap time... not to mention be a witness to their awesome braking power! 8)
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