In today’s round-up: Sebastian Vettel says the team is working hard on next year’s car.
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?óÔé¼?ôThese kinds of seasons don’t happen every year but we’re already focused on next season. Adrian [Newey] and the guys are working hard to get the car ready for next year and we move on.
?óÔé¼?ôBeing 24, it would be sad to say that has been the highlight of my life and from now on it only gets worse! Even if I retire one day I will still wake up in the morning and think that my best day is still to come.?óÔé¼?Ø
?óÔé¼?ôMark Webber says his decision on when to retire from Formula 1 will not be based on his age, but on whether he is still delivering results.?óÔé¼?Ø
?óÔé¼?ôWe had the same car, same engine, same tyres and I beat him. I don?óÔé¼Ôäót want to diminish Vettel?óÔé¼Ôäós achievement (this year), but he won the championship because he had the best car. He did his job, but another driver in the same car would probably have achieved the same results. I hope one day to have the same opportunity.?óÔé¼?Ø
?óÔé¼?ôThe Swisse Mark Webber Tasmania Challenge has drawn to a close after a five gruelling days, in which Webber himself competed in the early stages.?óÔé¼?Ø
?óÔé¼?ôLove driving late at night on English A roads in the winter,high beam on,no big kangaroos jumping out,and turbos loving the cold air. #apexs?óÔé¼?Ø
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The 2011 F1 driver rankings has caused a fiery discussion. Estesark says:
I can?óÔé¼Ôäót believe you put X driver ahead of Y driver. Y was miles better. This list is rubbish and you clearly don?óÔé¼Ôäót know anything about F1. I?óÔé¼Ôäóm never visiting this website again. In fact I?óÔé¼Ôäóm never using the internet again. I hope you?óÔé¼Ôäóre happy, ?óÔé¼?ôKeith?óÔé¼?Ø, if that is your real name; you?óÔé¼Ôäóve ruined my life.
From the forum
- Are you going to the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne?
- There?óÔé¼Ôäós some great video here of the Red Bull demo in Milton Keynes
- Who do you want to see on pole at each race in 2012?
Happy birthday to Andrew Hey and Christian Andrade!
On this day in F1
Happy birthday to Emerson Fittipaldi who turns 65 today.
Coincidentally, so does Renzo Zorzi, who made seven F1 starts in the mid-seventies.