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  • #246018
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    Best -
    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.

    Worst -
    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*

    #204136
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    Grosjean on Hamilton

    #198710
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    @matt90

    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.

    #198702
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    @S.J.M.

    “His racing statistics are just amazing”

    Are you sure. I suppose he did brilliantly, considering he was really a part-time driver. But:

    Clark:
    Championships: 2
    Race wins: 25
    % of wins: 34.73%
    Pole positions: 33

    Fangio:
    Championships: 5
    Race wins: 24
    % of wins: 47.06%
    Pole positions: 29

    Schumacher:
    Championships: 7
    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.

    #198695
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    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.

    #198496
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    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)

    #199114
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    @estesark

    It’s too hard to choose. Probably the Ferrari.

    Or is it the McLaren? Or is it the Arrows? Or is it…?

    #199110
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    Late 90s Ferrari
    Black and Chrome West-sponsered McLaren
    Black and Orange Arrows
    Honda with “Earth livery”
    BAR 001
    Brawn BGP-001

    All chosen on looks and looks alone.

    #195863
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    @Prisoner Monkeys

    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 TC2000

    #196774
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    That is unfair towards Maldonado.

    But really quite funny!

    #183857
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    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”.

    #192844
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    I would say one of Villeneuve’s “big, red Cadillac’s” as he called them

    #140148
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    @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 year

    #140146
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    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”?

    #191338
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    Moon Over The Castle by T-Square
    The intro to the Japanese versions of every Gran Turismo game

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOK5cHKe1zU

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