Crash.Net User: benignlyindifferent

Comments rating: 4139
Position in rating: 20

Show Comments on:


October 02, 2014 12:32 PM

F1 » Alonso can’t commit future to Ferrari

For all his talk, Alonso has not been the most supportive voice for team Ferrari. He has shopped others on at least two occasions. When he now says it's in Ferrari's hands he may not mean more money, and may mean they will decide to release him instead, but for compensation, of course. As much as we put them on pedestals the drivers are always pawns in this game. I see Alonso or Vettel joining Button at McLaren, or, Button moving to Ferrari as part of the switch for Alonso. Jenson has been quite vague but his comments for the past week or so suggest he is very confident of his future, just can't say where. A multi-driver shakeup would add some life to the grid next year.


October 03, 2014 12:10 PM

F1 » Alonso close to Ferrari exit

Nope. If Alonso moves then Button remains as teammate or he goes to Ferrari as part of the swap. I think that is why he is confident of his position but won't identify the team, saying only F1. Button would be good at Ferrari for a year or so, a tireless tester, very good race performance, and this would provide Ferrari the gap in time to next sign Vettel and promote Bianchi. Actually, a Button Raikkonen pairing and then a Vettel Bianchi pairing looks quite attractive.


October 02, 2014 12:35 PM

F1 » Hamilton praises Rosberg’s mentality

Lewis bashing aside, having Rosberg and Hamilton patching up their differences for the next few races is NOT what the other teams want right now. Yes, the championship is over but there has clearly been hope that a major falling out would result in either driver becoming available for next year. This becomes far less likely if they have reliability, they do not clash, and if the points race stays close.


September 25, 2014 10:15 AM

F1 » Red Bull's Marko compares Verstappen to Senna

There have been several "Senna comparisons" since his death, and the first I recall was Villeneuve sitting on pole in his first race and squeezing Hill in the opening laps. Others have followed, Montoya's move on Andretti in Indy cars, etc. At least those comparisons, feeble as they were, occurred because of an outstanding accomplishment on track in a professional race. This kid has yet to qualify or go wheel to wheel with the top F1 drivers of the day. Just say he is a phenomenal, potential talent and leave it at that.


September 25, 2014 1:20 PM

F1 » Red Bull's Marko compares Verstappen to Senna

107SS2009: Taipan, As I said, the good doctor compared the new F1 test tube diver to Senna to upset Lulu. Benignly, Yes there were several “Senna comparisons” since his death but only by F1 followers comparing the driver they support to him and not of drivers comparing themselves to him, That selfee belongs to and is the trademark of Lulu.
This is true. Comparisons, while they flatter, really should only be made after an athlete or driver has completed a significant piece of their career. Even MS would continually defer to Senna as the best, despite his rather impressive statistical career.


September 22, 2014 11:59 PM

F1 » Rosberg calls for improved reliability

Neither Hamilton or Rosberg have suffered reliability failures. Mercedes has suffered reliability failures and they have been impacted by those failures. With sound cars both have performed well. Mercedes needs to get its act together. It does not want the "fast but fragile" label, considering that F1 is one way they market their road cars. Conspiracy theorists? Not worth the time it take to respond to them.

Page 12 of 94
« 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17  »

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.