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by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

If you can't tell the difference between saying that one driver will beat the another and saying that he will smash/dominate/crush the other you need to work on your sense of nuance. One implies simply doing better, the other implies that there is no contest. your right there is no contest between ...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

If you can't tell the difference between saying that one driver will beat the another and saying that he will smash/dominate/crush the other you need to work on your sense of nuance. One implies simply doing better, the other implies that there is no contest. your right there is no contest between ...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Thanks for coming back to me on that earlier post, Peter77, but I was more interested in the ones where you made claims about what I'd said: You keep twisting and changing what you were saying. You initially said Vettel mastered the EBD and no other driver in the 2013 redbull would have likely beat...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

If you can't tell the difference between saying that one driver will beat the another and saying that he will smash/dominate/crush the other you need to work on your sense of nuance. One implies simply doing better, the other implies that there is no contest. your right there is no contest between ...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Thanks for coming back to me on that earlier post, Peter77, but I was more interested in the ones where you made claims about what I'd said: You keep twisting and changing what you were saying. You initially said Vettel mastered the EBD and no other driver in the 2013 redbull would have likely beat...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

this is the perfect example of non-logic... seriously... it is very well known that the EBD, to work perfectly, needed very well implemented software solutions, which RBR and Renault did work out... they made use of the regulations to basically reproduce off-throttle blowing by not only switching o...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Thanks for coming back to me on that earlier post, Peter77, but I was more interested in the ones where you made claims about what I'd said: You keep twisting and changing what you were saying. You initially said Vettel mastered the EBD and no other driver in the 2013 redbull would have likely beat...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Lets look at 2014 so far. Vettel and Ricciardo head to head. There is no better comparison than head to head in the same car. You've put a lot of effort into your post and I commend you for it, but I'm afraid you're way off the mark for the simple reason that no-one is disputing that Ricciardo has ...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

I think last race encapsulates Vettel's season. He was one of the slowest drivers on the grid in the first half but after the stops gave a much more respectable performance, especially considering he was in traffic pretty much the entire race. He made some pretty good overtaking moves and looked sh...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: DIY contract negotiations - Lewis wants a crack
Replies: 119
Views: 15102

Re: DIY contract negotiations - Lewis wants a crack

Unlike many drivers in the sport, the kid has been in racing pretty much all his life. If he doesn't understand the business i'd be quite surprised. And to ignore the fact that there are obvious advantages (which may outweigh disadvantages) which is why other drivers have done it, is to ignore a ve...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 5:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Ricciardo is a step above Vettel this season that is for sure. However if you arre assesing how good a driver is it would surely be foolish to not look at there whole career. . That is true but some seasons are so significant they can cause you to re evaluate a career. I guess it looks like all of ...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 5:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

I didn't bring up world class the previous poster did. Ricciardo is a step above Vettel this season that is for sure. However if you arre assesing how good a driver is it would surely be foolish to not look at there whole career. As for adaptability... Vettel adapted pretty well to the major rule c...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: DIY contract negotiations - Lewis wants a crack
Replies: 119
Views: 15102

Re: DIY contract negotiations - Lewis wants a crack

Hamilton should consider using his dad again.
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

There were some who were touting Vettel as the G.O.A.T., so from that perspective his reputation will have taken a battering this year. But he has enough records and titles to ensure his place in the Hall of Fame so he will still be remembered. Whether he's ever considered a Top Ten or Twenty again...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:00 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Indeed there isn't, and indeed there are. But I didn't say there was any proof they had any special edge, I said it can be argued a particular (and particularly well-working) piece of equipment was taken away from the cars they performed particularly well on. That change, together with the rest of ...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mercedes Conundrum if Rosberg is WDC...
Replies: 30
Views: 6742

Re: Mercedes Conundrum if Rosberg is WDC...

Imagine this.... Hamilton beats rosberg on track in brazil fair and square. In the final race Hamilton is 5 seconds ahead of rosberg and lapping quicker. Rosberg is clearly slower and just does not have the pace to match Lewis the entire race. Both are pushing to the limit and almost lapped the enti...
by Peter77
Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:55 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Indeed there isn't, and indeed there are. But I didn't say there was any proof they had any special edge, I said it can be argued a particular (and particularly well-working) piece of equipment was taken away from the cars they performed particularly well on. That change, together with the rest of ...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Team mates and choice of pit stop strategy during the race
Replies: 13
Views: 2020

Re: Team mates and choice of pit stop strategy during the ra

I have a question for anybody who can answer. Hamilton for example is up front in clean air and kinder on his tyres. Rosberg wants to pit as a williams is bearing down and just pitted and is now lapping faster. Does Hamilton have a strategist who can deliberately try and screw rosberg up by keeping...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Team mates and choice of pit stop strategy during the race
Replies: 13
Views: 2020

Re: Team mates and choice of pit stop strategy during the ra

I have a question for anybody who can answer. Hamilton for example is up front in clean air and kinder on his tyres. Rosberg wants to pit as a williams is bearing down and just pitted and is now lapping faster. Does Hamilton have a strategist who can deliberately try and screw rosberg up by keeping ...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silly Season 2015 Uberthread [MERGED]
Replies: 2131
Views: 280665

Re: Sauber announces Felipe Nasr for 2015

I cant wait to see both Felipe Nasr and Felipe Massa in a head to head battle and listening to the commentators next year.
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

As for drivers struggling, the fact that Kimi is struggling, too, means that it's not inconceivable that drivers don't perform the same year on year. Button also has had issues in the past, most noticeably 2012. There are drivers who appear to be more immune to this, I agree, but it doesn't rule ou...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Zoue I asked you 1 simple question. You claimed that you believe that Vettel in the 2013 RB would have beaten Alonso or Ricciardo or Hamilton. I asked to prove what makes you say. Still nothing concrete from you Fine I will give me side of the argument. Then you can give yours. Would Ricciardo have...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Zoue I asked you 1 simple question. You claimed that you believe that Vettel in the 2013 RB would have beaten Alonso or Ricciardo or Hamilton. I asked to prove what makes you say. Still nothing concrete from you Fine I will give me side of the argument. Then you can give yours. Would Ricciardo have ...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who will end their career with the most wins? ALO HAM VET
Replies: 57
Views: 8307

Re: Who will end their career with the most wins? ALO HAM VE

Seems unlikely unfortunately that it will be Alonso. He just hasn't had the hardware, the fact he's still so high on this list speaks to his talent. Vettel currently leads, but I feel his grasp on the lead is slipping. He hasn't had a win in 11 months and is at a skill disadvantage to both his main...
by Peter77
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Most pundits are in agreement that to get the maximum out of the EBD type cars required a different, counter-intuitive style to the norm. I don't see why it's so hard for people to accept that maybe this was something that managed to come relatively easy to Seb and gave him an extra edge. It doesn'...
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Most pundits are in agreement that to get the maximum out of the EBD type cars required a different, counter-intuitive style to the norm. I don't see why it's so hard for people to accept that maybe this was something that managed to come relatively easy to Seb and gave him an extra edge. It doesn'...
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who will end their career with the most wins? ALO HAM VET
Replies: 57
Views: 8307

Re: Who will end their career with the most wins? ALO HAM VE

Vettel next year is off to ferrari. He wont be winning a race for a long long time. By the time that Ferrari is competitive again if it ever is and with Raikonnen eventually retiring a newer much faster driver will be in the second ferrari seat beating him. Possibly even Ricciardo. Hamilton is at me...
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Webber had a massive steel rod in his leg. He was in rehabilitation from day 1 that Vettel joined. Plus he was getting up their in years. He is 11 years older. We have seen in the past alot of drivers lose alot of speed as they age. Add to that a very serious injury then that compounds the problem....
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Webber had a massive steel rod in his leg. He was in rehabilitation from day 1 that Vettel joined. Plus he was getting up their in years. He is 11 years older. We have seen in the past alot of drivers lose alot of speed as they age. Add to that a very serious injury then that compounds the problem....
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

The only missing ingredient in total Red Bull dominance since 2009 to 2013 was engine advantage Mercedes currently has, otherwise it would pretty much the same thing. Still, Red Bull with only aero superiority was crazy dominant at times: China 2009 - 1s/lap quicker than the next quickest car Great...
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

The only missing ingredient in total Red Bull dominance since 2009 to 2013 was engine advantage Mercedes currently has, otherwise it would pretty much the same thing. Still, Red Bull with only aero superiority was crazy dominant at times: China 2009 - 1s/lap quicker than the next quickest car Great...
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 5:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Who do you WANT to win the title?
Replies: 48
Views: 7416

Re: Who do you WANT to win the title?

The fastest driver definately deserves to win. It is 10-4 Hamilton in wins so far. The only way Rosberg can win now is due to some DNF issue or major car problem for Hamilton.
by Peter77
Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Perez says accident "Sutil's fault"
Replies: 45
Views: 7705

Re: Perez says accident "Sutil's fault"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoZLc89MEbw

This angle sure looks like it is Perez's fault
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

The 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Redbull was by far the fastest car on the grid and alot quicker than most people realize. Hamilton was so frustrated he was quoted as saying Vettel missed 3 apexes and still put the car on pole. Vettel was just cruising around most of the time not even pushing to the limi...
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

You guys must think Webber was by far the worst driver on the grid since he couldn't even once manage 2nd in the WDC yet the car was as dominant as this year's Merc... Not sure about worst driver on the grid. But he had a steel rod in his leg beginning 2009 from the first day he partnered up with V...
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

It can't be just down to the car, as both had it. So therefore the driver must have played a part. I agree that a case could be made for Alonso being the best driver overall, but it doesn't negate the fact that IMO Vettel got more out of the extra downforce that RBR had than anybody else could have...
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Schumacher Vs Rosberg - Was Age a Significant Factor?
Replies: 49
Views: 6378

Re: Schumacher Vs Rosberg - Was Age a Significant Factor?

This question has been asked many times already. F1 drivers over 40 suffer major declines in performance. Look at Button now. People are calling for him to retire and he is only 34. He is the oldest guy in the field. Think about this. Why is there no driver over age 34 now on the grid? Schumacher d...
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Schumacher Vs Rosberg - Was Age a Significant Factor?
Replies: 49
Views: 6378

Re: Schumacher Vs Rosberg - Was Age a Significant Factor?

This question has been asked many times already. . I doubt you provided a substantive answer. You didn't even read my post as indicated by your rhetorical questions! x( Next! Calm down. You asked multiple questions. you made 100s of statements and observations. On top you basically answered yoursel...
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:54 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Schumacher Vs Rosberg - Was Age a Significant Factor?
Replies: 49
Views: 6378

Re: Schumacher Vs Rosberg - Was Age a Significant Factor?

This question has been asked many times already. F1 drivers over 40 suffer major declines in performance. Look at Button now. People are calling for him to retire and he is only 34. He is the oldest guy in the field. Think about this. Why is there no driver over age 34 now on the grid? Schumacher de...
by Peter77
Tue Nov 04, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?
Replies: 1511
Views: 203046

Re: Is Vettel's rep gone for good?

Vettel had a brand new engine package so he should have had more pace than Ricciardo's engine. Plus a race setup. Plus new tyres. But because Vettel complained on the radio about the car being slow then you take this as gospel. Everytime lately when Vettel is slower and complains you and a few othe...