F1 » Chilton secures Marussia drive - reports


Max Chilton set to be announced by Marussia for F1 2013?

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XD - Unregistered

December 17, 2012 7:05 PM

Richard, I am British and it's always good to see additional British drivers.

However yes you raise a good point and everyone is entitled to an opinion.

hmm - Unregistered

December 17, 2012 7:06 PM

Yeah I agree with you Richard - its pretty annoying that all the flippin time now F1 seems to be obsessed with money and talent comes after the filthy lucre

Angry F1 fan - Unregistered

December 17, 2012 7:07 PM

Maldonado took ages to get to the front in GP2 and was always regarded as a pay driver with not too much talent compared to other young drivers.
Chilton took ages to get to the front in GP2 and is always regarded as a pay driver with not too much talent compared to other young drivers.

:rolleyes:

It'll be intresting to see how Chilton fares. The only really talented drivers to have come out of GP2 are ones who dominated (Hamilton, Hulkenberg...)

Liam48 - Unregistered

December 17, 2012 7:37 PM

Lets see how Max does next season before you say he doesn't deserve to be there.

You never know, he could be one of those drivers tht clicks with Formula 1 cars better than they did in the lower formulas!

Give the guy a chance first!

peter briggs - Unregistered

December 17, 2012 7:45 PM

Wish people would stop knocking drivers who pay to get in to F1. This has been happening for years and thats a fact of life, Max works very hard at his racing and is a great example of an acomplished driver who is fit and is well spoken,Winning in F3 and GP2 is not easy, Support another Brit please.

SWP - Unregistered

December 17, 2012 9:31 PM

My word people are rude aren't they! Does anyone actually look at a drivers junior record are they just judged on the perception of family money? Max was the fastest qualifier in BF3 in 2009 and won 2 GP2 feature races this year in rather convincing style Give him a chance in a F1 car before creating such a negative backlash? If he does have the F1 seat then I for one will be showing my support come British GP time!

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