F1 » Scheckter: Alonso a 'steady performer', not 'best of the bunch'


Fernando Alonso is not the best driver on the grid, says 1979 F1 world champion, Jody Scheckter.

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Jenny - Unregistered

April 01, 2012 10:11 PM

jenny. the michelin tyres used by the renault were not in fact "illegal". they had a square shoulder,

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I wasnt talking about tyres, i was talking about Renault's tuned mass damper suspension system

107SS2009

April 01, 2012 10:11 PM

Richard, it is ok and everybody's right to express his opinion that some things might be illegal, but to infer that by using something that has been given the go ahead by the FIA as being cheating is stupidity at its best, this because when somebody is caught cheating it is always with a hidden item/intention. There is plenty of loose cannons over here, an example being Ron trying to explain to you how the EBD works in such a botched up effort.
As to a Scheckter being fired by a team, it was Tomas younger son of Jody who was fired by Jaguar F1 racing team without notice as a result of pleading guilty in court on kerb crawling charges in Northampton.

stefano domenicali - Unregistered

April 01, 2012 10:18 PM

oh Puh-lease......

Could you tell me who is the best driver jody ?
I really value your opinion....NOT !

why even publish this story, this guy obviously has no clue, or he would tell us in his infinite wisdom who the best driver is !
Go away jody!

richard

April 01, 2012 10:25 PM
Last Edited 845 days ago

oh jenny. again, the mass damper was within the written rule, but then disallowed. (it was in several cars). as was the mclaren third pedal.
all designers will push the rules to the limit, and that is what they are paid to do. (and more power to them) but few if any designer deliberately puts something into a car that is specifically banned by the rule.

jose - Unregistered

April 02, 2012 2:01 AM

2009,
what is curb crawling? is that anything like cruising for
the lady's of the night.
@ GHOG,
a simple cure...Don't read my crazy rants. That will solve your
problems.. Really it will, abstinence works every time.
Scheckter, I was surprised he survived F1. One real racing nut case. Father and sun not what I would call real sportsman.
Richard I think you are correct, it may have been the son..
Old, Jose

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