I still think that’s a bit unfair. When he did re-start racing he did a reasonable job in the 4 seasons he had before F1, showing some promise. In HRT last year he never had a real chance to show his capabilities, and he’s only had 5 races this season.
‘…and now in Korea fairly beaten by Petrov’
In qualifying only- Senna was able to at least bring his car home. Petrov should be out-performing Senna after being in his 2nd season with the team, but it doesn’t look like he’s doing that by a huge margin.
I tried to find a write-up of the Le Mans incident, and didn’t find much so this might not be reliable. Still…
‘Bruno’s first participation in the race was delayed while mechanics worked on his Oreca car which had sustained damage when co-driver and former winner Stephane Ortelli went into the barriers, after starting from fifteenth place.’