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May 24, 2014 4:30 PM
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F1 » Hamilton angry over Rosberg error

Hamilton should not really complain, he would have tried something similar had he been in that position. Hamilton's been pushing his luck claiming that sleeping on a couch in his dad's house has made him more hungry and therefore a more worthy challenger. I've never heard such bullshit! Just get on and drive Lewis and leave the platitudes to those who have something meanigfull to say. Being a boy who had a rough upbringing does'nt qualify you to be automatically more hungry it just means you were unlucky, end of conversation.


May 23, 2014 1:24 PM

F1 » Kate Walker: Sport requires a level playing field

All very true but nothing will change because it never has. Ferrari, Mclaren, Mercedes and Red Bull will probable be just be racing each other a couple of years down the line, the remainder will have folded or be for sale. Greed, greed and more greed from these teams who already have more money than any of the others.These people do not have the fans interests at heart they have a budget and bank balance that they want to see grow regardless of the effect it has on the racing ot the other teams. Until such time that a proper organisation can be set up to controll FI nothing is going to change, Hypocritical, two-faced, Egocentric, Greedy and self interested are a few of the more polite words I would use to describe these people. I wonder why I prefer the classic racing circuit?


May 22, 2014 9:22 PM

F1 » Button cautiously optimistic of McLaren progress

I don't see anything that suggests that Mclaren are any more competitive, 8th fastest is about par for them and that flatters to deceive as Button tends to get poor starts and spends the rest of the race trying to get past the midfield cars. Unless you are on the first two rows at Monaco generally you are wasting your time and will be stuck behind whoever qualified in front of you or jumped you at the start, I also think that two seasons of crap cars from Mclaren has begun to get to Button and he's beginning to go through the motions rather than give it a go. I'm no Hamilton fan but he would flatter the car while Button tends to make the car look even less competitive than it actually is not that that would lead to any podium finishes just that he would get it further up the grid which is a nesscessity everywhere but especially at Monaco.


May 23, 2014 8:27 AM

F1 » Button cautiously optimistic of McLaren progress

I did not say ANYWHERE that Hamilton thrashed Button just that in the main he outqualified him, and that is the point I was making. Qualifying is and always has been vitally important at Monaco, elsewhere there is more possibility of overtaking in the main if you don't qualify well although with so many cars being nearly equal in speed even that is not easy.


May 19, 2014 4:53 PM

F1 » Boullier: McLaren working flat-out

Mclaren can work as flat out as they like but if they are not doing the correct things there will be a repeat of last year. Other teams upgrades seem to make at least some difference, Mclarens seem to make little difference at all other than Button saying it seems to drive better than before or some other inane remark. There problem seems to be that their designers and aero people don't seem to have a very good grasp of what they are doing hence their rapid slide down the grid. I hope for Buttons sake that there is some rapid improvement becauseif there's not i rather suspect he will walk away or be replaced by someone who RD percieves will do a better job.


May 19, 2014 2:07 PM

F1 » Button: Monaco could help McLaren

I don't see Mclaren vauting up the grid just because it's Monaco, they are far too far away from the fastest cars and Button's inability to qualify well will probably mean that he starts outside the top ten. Best we can hope for is a conservative cruise to 11th or 12th with a real chance of being lapped before halfway. Mclarens ability to talk big and continual failure to achieve is beginning to wear a bit thin.

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