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35edme

October 27, 2013 3:22 PM

F1 » Star of India Vettel crowned as champion


Why try to compare Vettel with Clark or any of the drivers from that or earlier eras. Clark and others like him paid for mistakes with their lives. Modern drivers often don't. Would Kubica, Shoemacher Hakinnen have survived their crashes in the 50's or 60's. Medical competence as well as track facilities,personnel are much more efficient and accomplished. How long would a Maldonado, Grosjean, Hamilton, Vettel have survived on the real Spa, Ring etc. Modern drivers are brilliant in their own way but not superior to the older guys in their times. Could Vettel have survived having to turn his car over to his more experienced team mate. Congrats to Red Bull, Vettel , Newey and Horner for a job well done as each had a hand in the result, and none was found wanting.

35edme

October 18, 2013 6:03 PM
Last Edited 280 days ago

F1 » Walker: Vettel is one of the greats


It is highly disappointing when alleged students of the sport contribute so little to the spreading of useful information about F1 but would rather, like a pack of jackals, seek to denigrate one or two individual drivers. The current crop of drivers is very closely compared and is in my opinion, one of the best overall talentwise, for quite some time. That one or the other wins the championship does not diminish the abilities of the drivers, as a championship also involves the rest of the winning team. JMF won in an era when team drivers gave up their actual cars to enable their team to have a win. Is he thus diminished by this fact. Moss never won a title, is he too diminished. Hans Joachim Stuck first established his reinmeister credentials in F1 but quickly abandoned the series for sports and rally cars. Is there anyone who can question his right to be called one of the greatest drivers of all time. This forum should be a place where the younger, less informed member can get useful


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