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by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

mds wrote:[
A few possibilities:
- "I should have outperformed a 22-year-old in his first season in the team I was comfortable in"?
- "I should have been a WDC this year by driving well"?
He was recovering from a very serious injury after all, he walked with a limp for the first half of the year.
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

That wing has been done to death now. There was one new-spec wing left, Vettel expressed a particular preference for the new wing, Webber said he had no preference. Being a team boss, I know how I would resolve the matter. It obviously didn't slow him down as he won that race. Provide a specific so...
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

That wing has been done to death now. There was one new-spec wing left, Vettel expressed a particular preference for the new wing, Webber said he had no preference. Being a team boss, I know how I would resolve the matter. It obviously didn't slow him down as he won that race. Provide a specific so...
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

Had Red Bull fully backed him in 2010, he should have won. Had he won the WDC that year, and then backed him as far as car development for 2011, then who knows where he could have gotten to. He might have won 2 WDCs. Unfortunately he will be remembered a a good by probably not great no 2 driver, wh...
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

I don't really think we need to do Webber v Vettel for the millionth time. Vettel was the better driver, although his margins over Webber on the Bridgestone tyres weren't as big as some people like to imply. Having said that, Webber generally made Vettel work harder for it than Raikkonen currently is.
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

That wing has been done to death now. There was one new-spec wing left, Vettel expressed a particular preference for the new wing, Webber said he had no preference. Being a team boss, I know how I would resolve the matter. It obviously didn't slow him down as he won that race. Provide a specific so...
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

To me Webber summed his legacy in his book. He wasnt the most talented driver of his era but he was able to get the absolute maximum out the talent he had, which is an achievement in itself. Very good way of putting it really. Considering he never set the world on fire in his junior championships t...
by infi24r
Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Webber's Legacy
Replies: 141
Views: 14862

Re: Webber's Legacy

Considering, lets be honest, Mark was never a top driver, his performance against Vettel in 09-10 was actually very good. Its not exactly clear if that was him over performing or Vettel underperforming, but come 2011 Vettel generally had moved well ahead, although 2012 certainly didn't go all Seb's ...
by infi24r
Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Alonso's radio communication
Replies: 167
Views: 20317

Re: Alonso's radio communication

Alonso gives McLaren an ultimatum apparently ... if you believe the gossip ;-) http://readmotorsport.com/2015/10/03/alonso-makes-ultimatum-mclaren Sounds like the type of ultimatums Alonso's team comes up with. I am convinced that is how he lost his Ferrari drive - over playing his hand under the g...
by infi24r
Sat Oct 03, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

Apart from 2014 ;) Its just frustrating from someone who wants to see Vettel against a team mate who has a chance of beating him. Another season vs Kimi Raikkonen, how exciting :uhoh: Being fair Kimi is good just not as good as Vettel. Seems unfair that Vettel can thrash a team mate who has a histo...
by infi24r
Sat Oct 03, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

Alonso has beaten Button every race hasn't he? I'm not aware that Button has finished ahead all season. No, that's true - in two-car finishes Alonso is ahead 4-0. However the actual post referred to being faster, and Button has looked faster at times - not often - well matched at times - reasonably...
by infi24r
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

pokerman wrote: Apart from 2014 ;)
Its just frustrating from someone who wants to see Vettel against a team mate who has a chance of beating him. Another season vs Kimi Raikkonen, how exciting :uhoh:
by infi24r
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:30 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

If 3 car teams I'd like to see ricciardo at Ferrari to prove his class against vettel , verstappen at Williams for a development year, sainz at force India and kvyat... Somewhere else. I don't rate the guy. Not sure who would end up in the 3rd merc, I wouldn't want to put verstappen there due to in...
by infi24r
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

If 3 car teams I'd like to see ricciardo at Ferrari to prove his class against vettel , verstappen at Williams for a development year, sainz at force India and kvyat... Somewhere else. I don't rate the guy. Not sure who would end up in the 3rd merc, I wouldn't want to put verstappen there due to in...
by infi24r
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:23 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

The thing is, is occasionally being faster, occasionally matching and generally being slower than Ricciardo really that big of an achievement? Even if you had that record against Alonso, I'm not really sure people would be pushing over to sign you. If you had that record against Alonso you would be...
by infi24r
Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

Exactly my point, curiously no one has answered my question instead of arguing with the stats. The thing is, is occasionally being faster, occasionally matching and generally being slower than Ricciardo really that big of an achievement? He's doing better than I had expected. I didn't expect him to...
by infi24r
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

Exactly my point, curiously no one has answered my question instead of arguing with the stats. The thing is, is occasionally being faster, occasionally matching and generally being slower than Ricciardo really that big of an achievement? Even if you had that record against Alonso, I'm not really su...
by infi24r
Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

If 3 car teams I'd like to see ricciardo at Ferrari to prove his class against vettel, verstappen at Williams for a development year, sainz at force India and kvyat... Somewhere else. I don't rate the guy. Not sure who would end up in the 3rd merc, I wouldn't want to put verstappen there due to ine...
by infi24r
Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

If 3 car teams I'd like to see ricciardo at Ferrari to prove his class against vettel, verstappen at Williams for a development year, sainz at force India and kvyat... Somewhere else. I don't rate the guy. Not sure who would end up in the 3rd merc, I wouldn't want to put verstappen there due to ine...
by infi24r
Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.
Replies: 106
Views: 10986

Re: Should Red Bull leave, where do the drivers go.

If 3 car teams I'd like to see ricciardo at Ferrari to prove his class against vettel , verstappen at Williams for a development year, sainz at force India and kvyat... Somewhere else. I don't rate the guy. Not sure who would end up in the 3rd merc, I wouldn't want to put verstappen there due to in...
by infi24r
Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red Bull Ferrari.
Replies: 387
Views: 43482

Re: Red Bull Ferrari.

I've been thinking about this and I think that Red Bull don't actually want Mercedes engines. Red Bull's position has always been it has the best chassis, the best aero, the best car and is able to make up for an underpowered engine. The Mercedes engine is undoubtedly the best on the grid (although...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Looks like Massa is falling behind Bottas
Replies: 20
Views: 2806

Re: Looks like Massa is falling behind Bottas

Massa is the same driver he always has been, decent pace relative to the good drivers, inconsistent and often inexplainable mistakes. Two avoidable crashes in 2 races. While the one with Hulkenberg was apparently more on Nico there is little doubt Massa took Ricciardo out at Suzuka. If you think Ma...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 7:31 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Looks like Massa is falling behind Bottas
Replies: 20
Views: 2806

Re: Looks like Massa is falling behind Bottas

Massa is the same driver he always has been, decent pace relative to the good drivers, inconsistent and often inexplainable mistakes. Two avoidable crashes in 2 races. While the one with Hulkenberg was apparently more on Nico there is little doubt Massa took Ricciardo out at Suzuka. Why no penalty ...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 7:12 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Looks like Massa is falling behind Bottas
Replies: 20
Views: 2806

Re: Looks like Massa is falling behind Bottas

Massa is the same driver he always has been, decent pace relative to the good drivers, inconsistent and often inexplainable mistakes. Two avoidable crashes in 2 races. While the one with Hulkenberg was apparently more on Nico there is little doubt Massa took Ricciardo out at Suzuka.
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:52 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Japanese Grand Prix
Replies: 173
Views: 16202

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Japanese Grand Prix

Hamilton's only ever had 2 cars that should win the championship, and he looks set to win them both of those years. I don't think there is much argument for Vettel having less competitive machinery overall, considering the RB5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 were all title capable cars. Really? The 2007 McLaren def...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:08 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Japanese Grand Prix
Replies: 173
Views: 16202

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Japanese Grand Prix

Verstappen for me. Once again looked feisty and aggressive. Max looks the brightest prospect since Lewis. Promotion to Red Bull-Ferrari/Audi in 2017 is mouth-watering. Really? What about the dude that currently has 2 more championships than Lewis, despite beginning in capable cars 2 years later? :u...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Japanese Grand Prix
Replies: 173
Views: 16202

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Japanese Grand Prix

Because he was up against a much harder competition than Rosberg. Because he was always under constant pressure from Ricciardo being a few seconds behind yet made no mistakes. Because he dealt with the safety car in laps extremely well. He also dominated his teammate. Hamilton ran his teammate off ...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Should Hamilton now help Rosberg?
Replies: 176
Views: 18658

Re: Should Hamilton now help Rosberg?

Why would he? The title isn't over yet.
by infi24r
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Peter Windsor - The Racers Edge
Replies: 8
Views: 1993

Re: Peter Windsor - The Racers Edge

He's started working a lot for f1.com, so I wonder if that has toned back his weekly show.

it never got a great deal of views anyway so it was a lot of effort for him for like 5000 views.
by infi24r
Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2015 Japan GP Race thread
Replies: 269
Views: 22855

Re: 2015 Japan GP Race thread

Would have liked to see Ricciardo v The Williams but that wasn't meant to be.

Ferrari had too much pace relative to the chasing pack, but Merc had too much relative to everyone.
by infi24r
Sat Sep 26, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lewis can now follow Nico home every race
Replies: 14
Views: 2881

Re: Lewis can now follow Nico home every race

He'll want to win.

41 points over Rosberg is still a comfortable margin, but you don't want to let it reduce to the point a DNF can even things right up.
by infi24r
Fri Sep 25, 2015 2:28 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Random comparison, Kubica vs. Ricciardo
Replies: 71
Views: 6585

Re: Random comparison, Kubica vs. Ricciardo

I'd rate Ricciardo higher. Kubica was inconsistent.
by infi24r
Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari Making a Mistake?
Replies: 170
Views: 17269

Re: Ferrari Making a Mistake?

I think the main reason he was kept by Ferrari is because Ferrari don't wanna upset king dong , and he will be a great no2 , as he will not worry kid dong pacewise as he is close to vettel but rarely beats him This is the second time I've seen this typo and I have no idea what the person was trying...
by infi24r
Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:04 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: If Red Bull quits. Would you go for VES or RIC?
Replies: 47
Views: 6070

Re: If Red Bull quits. Would you go for VES or RIC?

I don't think there would be many drivers on the grid who teams would take over Ricciardo given the choice of any driver. Not just those two.
by infi24r
Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari Making a Mistake?
Replies: 170
Views: 17269

Re: Ferrari Making a Mistake?

Of the rest of the grid, Kimi's still at or near the top. 2017 could end up looking a good deal different, of course. They'll have to find somebody else in the not-too-distant future, as he's not getting any younger, but no reason to jump the gun on finding a replacement, especially without any opt...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari Making a Mistake?
Replies: 170
Views: 17269

Re: Ferrari Making a Mistake?

Kimi's pace has actually helped Vettel's title challenge a lot, as Vettel is always ahead whenever there are serious points on the table. If he had a stronger team mate who could beat him regularly then they would have to share those points. So a team mate Vettel gets on with, who is almost certain...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:40 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ferrari Making a Mistake?
Replies: 170
Views: 17269

Re: Ferrari Making a Mistake?

Kimi's pace has actually helped Vettel's title challenge a lot, as Vettel is always ahead whenever there are serious points on the table. If he had a stronger team mate who could beat him regularly then they would have to share those points. So a team mate Vettel gets on with, who is almost certainl...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:56 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Singapore Grand Prix
Replies: 106
Views: 10416

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Singapore Grand Prix

Generally the drivers that get votes are the ones that stand out. Drivers like Sainz and Rossi did something to make them stand out and therefore a reason to vote for them. Hamilton, Bottas etc did not. Hence Zoue asking what they did to get votes? Hamilton only got one vote despite being 4 tenths ...
by infi24r
Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:50 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Which Driver Has the Most to Prove in 2015
Replies: 645
Views: 72785

Re: Which Driver Has the Most to Prove in 2015

Inversely, i think Ricciardo is showing he didnt just get lucky with Seb being off form last year either. While Vettel is proving once again he is one of the all time greats. Dan is showing us he is also a very special driver. I still find it curious Kvyat is so close in points, despite seemingly b...
by infi24r
Sun Sep 20, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Singapore Grand Prix
Replies: 106
Views: 10416

Re: Driver(s) of the Day - 2015 Singapore Grand Prix

Can we just take a moment to celebrate disobeying team orders? Rock on Verstappen - Do It Again and Again! That stuff has to stop. Celebrating: Vettel overtaking Webber; Hamilton refusing to allow Rosberg through; Webber racing Vettel; Massa defending Bottas; Verstappen refusing to let Sainz by; an...