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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:17 pm 
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OMG!!!! Hugo is a minimika :D


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Progeny
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Formula Progeny sounds cheesy. I liked the Formula Offspring title better. Food for thought I guess, but otherwise I have no contribution to this thread. :lol:

Why not, "F1 The Next Generation" or just "Generations"?


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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There are a few ones not mentioned here:

Aurelien Panis is doing FRenault 2.0 alongside Louis Deletraz, Roy Nissany is in Euro F3.

Tbh though, because they are all a bit mediocre so maybe that's why


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Need to update this...

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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double-whammy in F4 with Schumacher junior being partnered by Newey Jnr! here

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Jenson's Understeer wrote:
It's a measure of how rapid Max Verstappen's rise to F1 has been that his name isn't even mentioned in this thread, despite the fact it's only two-and-a-half years old.

And how many of us are (still) aware that Max is the son not only of a racing father, but a pretty darn good racing mother too?

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Strange to think that VMax's dad replaced KMag's dad at what is now Red Bull in 1998.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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bump!

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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DOLOMITE wrote:
bump!


Deletraz and Nissany, although mentioned, are not in your opening post yet :)

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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mds wrote:
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bump!


Deletraz and Nissany, although mentioned, are not in your opening post yet :)


Done!

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Giuliano Alesi won 2/3 of the races and both poles during French F4 last weekend having moved up from karting.


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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TakumaSatoforthewin wrote:
Giuliano Alesi won 2/3 of the races and both poles during French F4 last weekend having moved up from karting.


Good spot! Added. Thanks for that.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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The youngest Piquet (Pedro) is on a roll: here

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Pedro Piquet goes to Euro F3 next season with Van Amersfoort.


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Progeny
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raceman wrote:
I wonder what you guys this - nature vs. nurture? Is it really their DNA that makes them capable of becoming racing drivers or that they've started at an early age and had excellent coaching from their racing legend fathers?

Money! You can have all the talent in the world and you're basically stuffed if someone isn't funding your karting career as a child. Conversely, if you are a talentless heap of rubbish in the car, it won't matter if you're driving this year's Mercedes, the other guy will beat you.
Finally, being good at driving a racing car may be down to some genetic factors but if you adopt your mother's genes and she's not Lela Lombardi then you haven't got much chance :)


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Louis Deletraz to move up to Formula 3.5 V8 next year with Fortec. Pretty impressive for a driver who looked so uninspiring in his first year of cars a while ago. Certainly has the potential to be a much better driver than his dad.


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Progeny
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Lt. Drebin wrote:
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Do you have any information on Schumacher's son or Häkkinen's son? Didn't they both race in karting at some point in the past??


yeah both.

Schu's son raced under the alias... this is great...."'Mika Krauthausen"!!!

Mika's son Hugo - no doubting the genes:



Hugo Hakkinen is a future world champion. You heard it here first. See you in 15-20 years, guys ;)


Hugo has given up karting and is now focussed on football apparently.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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TakumaSatoforthewin wrote:
Louis Deletraz to move up to Formula 3.5 V8 next year with Fortec. Pretty impressive for a driver who looked so uninspiring in his first year of cars a while ago. Certainly has the potential to be a much better driver than his dad.


As does Ray Charles.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Should really update this, specially with headlines like Piquet beats Alesi in GP3!

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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In a way it's a shame Alesi is part of the Ferrari academy. He might just be the Japanese* driver Honda are looking for.

*If he is Japanese enough


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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Should probably bump this thread... just saw the OTHER schu junior (David, son of Ralf) is stepping in for Perroni.

Sure I read somewhere he is/was dating Vivien Keszthelyi from W Series.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Progeny
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Lt. Drebin wrote:
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Do you have any information on Schumacher's son or Häkkinen's son? Didn't they both race in karting at some point in the past??


yeah both.

Schu's son raced under the alias... this is great...."'Mika Krauthausen"!!!

Mika's son Hugo - no doubting the genes:


Hugo Hakkinen is a future world champion. You heard it here first. See you in 15-20 years, guys ;)


Or not.....

https://www.espn.co.uk/f1/story/_/id/14 ... all-career

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Mini Montoya coming through! here

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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And David Schumacher (son of Ralf, boyfriend of Vivien Keszthelyi) is making progress but not setting the racing world alight.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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Mini Montoya coming through! here

To think… my son mopped the floor with this kid and his nephew in Bambino Karts, but holy hell was JPM and his brother ever so cool with us and was blown away by my son's talent after driving for such a brief period (both their kids had been racing karts for 2-3 years), which at that time was less than a year and we had just the one kart, while their kids had several chassis and a truck full of motors and tires as part of their everyday equipment.

The nephew however threw a tantrum because he didn't want to go back out on track and his dad talked to him to calm him down and he went back out after a few runs and they all had fun together for another couple of hours.

I'm glad Sebastian is continuing in his dad's footsteps. He has the right guy encouraging him in the most supporting and positive of ways.

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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F1 MERCENARY wrote:
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Mini Montoya coming through! here

To think… my son mopped the floor with this kid and his nephew in Bambino Karts, but holy hell was JPM and his brother ever so cool with us and was blown away by my son's talent after driving for such a brief period (both their kids had been racing karts for 2-3 years), which at that time was less than a year and we had just the one kart, while their kids had several chassis and a truck full of motors and tires as part of their everyday equipment.

The nephew however threw a tantrum because he didn't want to go back out on track and his dad talked to him to calm him down and he went back out after a few runs and they all had fun together for another couple of hours.

I'm glad Sebastian is continuing in his dad's footsteps. He has the right guy encouraging him in the most supporting and positive of ways.


So how far did your boy go with the racing?

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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DOLOMITE wrote:
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Mini Montoya coming through! here

To think… my son mopped the floor with this kid and his nephew in Bambino Karts, but holy hell was JPM and his brother ever so cool with us and was blown away by my son's talent after driving for such a brief period (both their kids had been racing karts for 2-3 years), which at that time was less than a year and we had just the one kart, while their kids had several chassis and a truck full of motors and tires as part of their everyday equipment.

The nephew however threw a tantrum because he didn't want to go back out on track and his dad talked to him to calm him down and he went back out after a few runs and they all had fun together for another couple of hours.

I'm glad Sebastian is continuing in his dad's footsteps. He has the right guy encouraging him in the most supporting and positive of ways.


So how far did your boy go with the racing?

We ran for another year and a half (just shy of 3 total) but the company I worked for was sold to an investment capitalist firm who decided it was better to send work overseas, and so the downsizing got underway and I lost my job. As such we had to sell everything that wasn't immediately important for our everyday lives, so the karts went.

Besides, it seems like the tracks all got together to devise a business strategy to bleeeeeed racers of all their money and it got more expensive literally overnight and much of the costs accrued was on being forced to buy a new set of tires every time you participated in a race weekend, regardless of having brand new sealed sets you bought from them a week or two before. It became too much to pay the track fees and $500 every time out and the last straw for me was when I took the track for Q1 in my class and I blew a piston ring and had to retire for the weekend, and after rebuilding it the following weekend and showing up for the next race, having not just that brand new set of tires I was running when I blew my engine, but a second untouched set and they wouldn't let me participate unless I bought a new set of tires and it left a bad taste in my mouth.

My son is now 15 and tells me all the time he misses it (as do I) but he's growing really fast and is closing in on 6' and will likely be 6'4"-ish like many of my wife's family members, so IDK if he'll be able to fit in a race car unless we implement the Gurney Bubble. LOL He had several people scouting him at 2 tracks local to us but I needed to invest more money that at the time I didn't have, and the last 2 times I called them I got no callback so he would have to start from scratch, but that will have to wait until we buy another house this year at least. He won 4 Bambino races out of 7 we entered him in and then won 3 out of 8 races in the cadet class and never finished outside the top 5 outside one race where he was spun out by 2 kids who got overzealous and knocked him off the track and he had to retire.

It's funny because he isn't athletically coordinated for the most part, he throws a ball awkwardly, can't dribble a basketball, can't throw a football, can't play racquetball because he's so awkward, but he can ride Pro Scooters (the kind you see Lewis Hamilton riding in the paddock) and he has been able to drive so well after me leading him around the track for about 15 laps at slow speed and then taking him around faster for 2 more runs. These 2 things come naturally to him I guess, but he plays a VR game called Beat Saber that is difficult enough in regular mode (I have cat like reflexes and It's difficult for me) and he download really fast songs and then plays it on extreme and he beats the levels.

I used to deal with venomous snakes which is where and why I had to hone my reflexes but this is ridiculous!!!…
Though I think it would be an excellent tool for F1 drivers to use to further improve their reflexes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPlUNAI7qV4

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 Post subject: Re: Formula Offspring
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You might want to consider adding JuJu Noda to this list, her father Hideki might have a pretty poor rep but he did try to qualify 3 times...

JuJu, 14, is to race F4 this season in Denmark, currently learning Barcelona


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