F1 » Six of the Best: Bad Career Moves


With a lot of seats still up for grabs in 2014, Crash.net columnist Will Saunders takes a look at some dubious driver decisions in his latest 'Six of the Best' feature...

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Abhishek Mishra

November 21, 2013 9:53 AM

I think Michael Schumacher making that move to Mercedes in his second stint instead of a possible Ferrari drive can also figure in this list. The results may not have been much different though as Alonso demonstrated.

Taipan

November 21, 2013 10:02 AM

I really like these 6 of the best features.

The BAR / Pollock / Villeneuve association was comedy at it's best. CP and JV took being confident (delusional) to entirely new levels, they were openly certain to the point of being smug that they'd win the championship in their first year and subsequently never scored a point!
Craig B0llock even came up with the team's advertising strap line "A Tradition Of Excellence" no Craig A Tradition Of Bull Sh*t would be closer to the truth!

superdowg316

November 21, 2013 11:07 AM

Taipan, maybe. I wonder why you would have your school teacher as your agent. I mean, if he was seventeen and his school 'teacher' was a 19 year old attractive lady, I could see why but not anything else.

I wonder after that shunt in Eau Rouge if Pollock gave Jacques an hour's detention after debriefing lol

EdOz

November 21, 2013 12:01 PM

Can there be a worse move than Senna to Williams? Signs with the team that had the unbeatable car on the previous season only to find that in the absence of electronics they'd built a truck instead??

Taipan

November 21, 2013 12:14 PM

EdOz, A truck that Dhill (one of the poorest champions in recent memory) won 6 races and scored 5 2nd places in and it won the constructors championship. It started the season as a tricky car but the team got their head around it after a few races, who knows what Senna would have achieved in it, more than Dhill I'm willing to bet.

ZEDX

November 21, 2013 12:59 PM

Good article! to be continued.(no doubt) .... as they say on TV. I was also thinking about "poor old" Derek Warwick while reading it... another case of "wrong team, wrong time" kinda thing, and Button's near career-death with Honda ... fascinating stuff!

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