F1 » Tost: Loeb could've been '3 or 4 seconds' off F1 pace


Franz Tost reckons it would have made 'little sense' for six-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb to make his F1 debut for Scuderia Toro Rosso in Abu Dhabi, with too much ultimately to lose...

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CB - Unregistered

October 26, 2009 12:24 PM

I think that top comment should read
"3 or 4 seconds off the pace"

Considerably worse than both Fisichella AND Badoer in a Ferrari then.

alex - Unregistered

October 26, 2009 4:01 PM

....in F1 the last second is the most difficult, which is something Valentino Rossi realised as well....

Oh yes, but at least Rossi was within a second of Schumacher to begin with, it cost several Ferrari mechanics quite a lot of money in lost bets when he turned up and did that....

Rossi has also beaten a number of WRC drivers, in WRC cars including the legendary Colin McRae, setting consistent top 10, or was it top 5 times in a WRC rally.

alex - Unregistered

October 26, 2009 7:57 PM

@*yawn* how so matey ?

Rossis F1 times and the bets were well reported, he beat McRae in a special stage setup and has ran well in WRC cars.

Taz - Unregistered

October 27, 2009 9:37 AM

@alex

Get a grip, so did Travis Pastrama on a super special but if you think either could beat him on a proper stage....please, get a grip.

I'm a huge Rossi fan but that statement was bizarre at best.

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