Crash.Net User: Mark Ueber

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Mark Ueber

May 26, 2015 10:39 PM

F1 » Ecclestone: Rosberg, Vettel are bad for business

How insensitive. I like Hamilton a lot, and it stands to reason that all major players ought to do what they can to market the sport, but c'mon, He's paid to drive as are Vettel and Rosberg, not market. Besides, can you imagine what it would be like to watch Kimi TRY to market the sport? (shudder) Does being a boor make Bernie "good for business"? Of course not. Will being fake make Vettel and Rosberg "good for business"? Nope.

Mark Ueber

June 15, 2011 3:05 PM

F1 » Lewis Hamilton and Tony Stewart swap cars at Watkins Glen!

Usually I think these kind of things are corny, but I saw the show, and it was a lot of fun. Both drivers held plenty back, but that wasn't the point. It was a chance for each to get way outside of their comfort zones. Tony Stewart has his strengths and weaknesses, but he is a fantasic driver who as won in a wide variety of cars. If he had decided to give F-1 a try, he would have done it well. BTW, althought I don't follow NASCAR, I seem to remember hearing that Stewart lost a bit of weight during the off-season.

Mark Ueber

April 06, 2011 12:16 AM
Last Edited 1858 days ago

NASCAR » NASCAR drivers 'underrated', F1 drivers 'scared'

I'm an American. I've always prefered open wheel to stock cars, saloon cars, sports cars, or anything else with fenders, but I doubt driving a two ton car on skinny tires at high speeds is easy. Jimmy Clark competed in the Rockingham 500 in 1967. He started 24th out of 44, and was running 12th when the engine failed. He didn't need to be a snob about auto racing, and He was a better racing driver than anyone you've ever seen.

Mark Ueber

March 11, 2010 9:48 PM

F1 » Coulthard: New teams saga 'irresponsible' and 'degrades' F1

Oh boy, another "never was" pundit kissing up to the powers that be. Why don't we just start a field of four with two Ferraris and two McLarens? That way, we'll be sure one or the other will always win, and the "Pinnacle of Motor Sport" (said with a booming deep voice and a slight echo) will continue to be a stale "good old boys" club. Hello to the newcomers. Best of luck to them.

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