Ronnie Nilsson

Member Since 13 Feb 2016
Offline Last Active Yesterday, 03:53 PM
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In Topic: Killarney

Yesterday, 01:32 PM

Bad luck mate. :(

In Topic: Killarney

Yesterday, 10:04 AM

I wondered where you'd gone, Francois - bad luck.

I never felt I got to grips with this awful track, but still qualified 9th. Not sure what happened to Tim, but that put me in 8th, behind Bob. After a few laps he made a mistake that the horrible Turn 2 (and how many times I nearly lost it there, I don't know) and I was into 7th. Bob put on a bit of pressure, but then disappeared - disco?  Then Francois was all over me, in the snarling Cooper. After he disco'd, I was nowhere near Peter in 6th, and nobody else was anywhere close behind me. The only enemy was lack of concentration and that bloody tarmac!

In Topic: Phillip Is

01 March 2020 - 03:44 AM

:D

In Topic: Phillip Is

29 February 2020 - 03:54 PM

I'm trying to keep my blood pressure down, Tim. Grats on your podium, mate. :)

In Topic: Phillip Is

29 February 2020 - 03:24 PM

I qualified 5th in the Brabham with a PB. Got a good start and settled into 4th, with Roberto behind me. Somebody dropped out, and for about half the race I was running in 3rd. My eyes were on another podium when I made a mistake on the last tight right-hander, and Roberto passed me, with about 10 laps to go. I was enraged at my mistake and went crazy.... or in English speak, I was mildly annoyed and tried harder. I was bringing the gap down with 3 or 4 laps to go; I just did my fastest 1st quarter (faster than qualy), when my engine blew... :(

Hang on a minute... it's only a flesh wound... I pootled around at a max of about 100mph and ended up 7th. Last season, 7th would have been acceptable, but from where I was today, it feels like failure.

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