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28th November 2013, 14:54 at 2:54 pm #246018
Vettel’s on-track celebrations in India and the donuts thereafter.
Also him breaking the 9-in-a-row record (one that stood for 60 years no less).
Grosjean’s brilliant performances towards the end of the season, vindicating the support he received from Lotus.
Red Bull’s end of career celebrations for Webber, particularly him taking his helmet off.
Money, money, ****ing money. Hulk is out of a job, Gutierrez isn’t. Sauber, a team that have been in F1 since 1993, nearly went bankrupt (btw what happened to their deal with Chelsea FC?). Williams, Caterham and Marussia are dumping grounds for drivers with more cash than racecraft (hopefully Massa can change that). How the hell has this mess happened to F1? And no team is willing to try and change it cos they all think they’ll lose out in any kind of money-saving deal. Greedy *censored*26th June 2012, 11:27 at 11:27 am #204136
Grosjean on Hamilton17th April 2012, 20:01 at 8:01 pm #198710
Looking at it like that does give more weight to the argument that Clark is the best F1 driver. However, you opened with mentioning his poor reliability, which may have cost him even more titles.
Maybe that is true, and it is definitely necessary to look at the full range of a driver’s career to judge their performance – but its a very dangerous game if we start getting into hypotheticals. After all, how do we know he wouldn’t have retired later from, say, a spin?
Its incorrect to say that he would have been champion in X year if he didn’t have poor reliability – because it takes no account of the possibility of crashing out, or other events which would affect the championship.12th April 2012, 11:35 at 11:35 am #198702
“His racing statistics are just amazing”
Are you sure. I suppose he did brilliantly, considering he was really a part-time driver. But:
Race wins: 25
% of wins: 34.73%
Pole positions: 33
Race wins: 24
% of wins: 47.06%
Pole positions: 29
Race wins: 91
% of wins: 31.38%
Pole positions: 68
Personal feelings and biases obviously play a part in a list such as this – but it would be hard to argue that Clark has the most impressive racing record of all time.11th April 2012, 13:36 at 1:36 pm #198695
There’ll definitely be an bias towards British drivers. I’m betting on Clark and Moss being extremely high, at the expense of Schumacher and Fangio.9th April 2012, 12:20 at 12:20 pm #198496
I’d like an F1 game that included every F1 track used since 1950. Even the useless ones like Phoenix Streets and Buenos Aires #6.
It would certainly raise the fame of F1 tracks that weren’t used for very long (such as AVUS)8th April 2012, 21:02 at 9:02 pm #199114
It’s too hard to choose. Probably the Ferrari.
Or is it the McLaren? Or is it the Arrows? Or is it…?8th April 2012, 17:08 at 5:08 pm #199110
Late 90s Ferrari
Black and Chrome West-sponsered McLaren
Black and Orange Arrows
Honda with “Earth livery”
All chosen on looks and looks alone.20th March 2012, 22:16 at 10:16 pm #195863
Can I just ask, why do you think an F1 race at Potrero de los Funes would be boring. It seems to have produced exciting races in TC200020th March 2012, 22:06 at 10:06 pm #196774
That is unfair towards Maldonado.
But really quite funny!25th February 2012, 20:29 at 8:29 pm #183857
Schumacher = Fangio
Utterly dominant for about half a decade, and so much of F1’s history can be measured relative to them. Two of the few drivers who can genuinely, seriously be considered “the greatest driver of all time”.21st February 2012, 22:11 at 10:11 pm #192844
I would say one of Villeneuve’s “big, red Cadillac’s” as he called them10th February 2012, 17:57 at 5:57 pm #140148
@Juan Pablo Heidfeld
Correct, in 1952. He crashed out on lap 40.
He skipped the Belgian Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500. He won all 6 other GPs that year8th February 2012, 21:51 at 9:51 pm #140146
In the years in which the Indy 500 was counted towards the F1 World Championship – who was the only driver to compete in both the Indy 500, and the Grands Prix “proper”?7th February 2012, 20:58 at 8:58 pm #191338