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Here is the article www.autosport.com/news/repor... IT's kind of surprising that this decision came so late. Oh well, now we will see how good a driver Fisichella is, since we can compare him to Kimi.
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posted Sep 3, 2009
Spectacularsteve (U9312355), I have to agree dude. Kimi has the personality of a banana!
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I can't believe I mistyped; I was trying to type HOWDY HOLMES.I guess Kubica's management has told him that in today's difficult F1 driver market you really don't want to to and have Ardigo and Fore hand your ar#* to you. I mean these guys took Schumacher, Alonso, Hamilton, Raikkonen to the cleaners(or maybe Kubica can remember 2000-2001 himself, and figures he cost Ardigo that Euro Formula A title...PAYBACK).http://www.cikfia.com/News2009/Sarno/media/Media_Sarno_09_presentatio_2.pdf
Good Luck to Fisichella!
posted Sep 4, 2009
A lot of people poured scorn on Giancarlo Fisichella when he went to Force India, saying he just wanted to tour around at the back picking up another couple of years' worth of pay cheques.I suggest they go out and eat their words.
Good luck to Fisi, but I think it will be difficult for him at Monza. He has never driven the car before and it takes any driver a while to get used to a new car. I expect he will be half a second or so behind Kimi in qualifying, but he certainly won't be as slow as Badoer
bit unfair to rate fisi against kimi so early, kimi knows the car and team inside out, fisi has to familiarise himself with the new car and team before he can be real threat to kimi or anyone else, Luizzi may beat him in the force India if he drives.
We already know how good Fisi is. After two years alongside Alonso in a championship winning car, it was clearly apparent Fisi wasn't a good as people thought. But then we know what a hard bloke Flav is and it could be Fisi also suffered under his control.I look forward to seeing what Fisi can do once he has had a race or two to gel with the team.
I expect Fisi to outqualify Kimi and probably race ahead of him as well. The thing with Kimi is that he has made being poor for 50% of a season and good for the other 50% an art form. When there is a sniff of a chance he is 100% when he knows (normally in the week before the race) that it is not a track that suits he does not even show up. The lack of substantial quality through the field has enabled him to survive well with this mentality until this year. Kimi is capable of making simple driving errors both small and large on quite a regular basis. For all these reasons I would stake a large sum on Fisi outpointing Kimi over the final races. Ferrari are building for next year well I think, Massa despite his terrible injuries will be well rested and fresh, Alonso will be like a mature Alesi was when he was at the Scuderia and with Fisichella`s technical input for the remainder of this year and no doubt in a big winter testing role the car will be vastly improved. It has hopefully put a loose cannon into the championship battle as Fisi won`t give a damn about charging into the battle for his own glory and Kimi will not want to look silly against the Ferrari new boy !
posted Sep 5, 2009
Spectacularsteve: what are blabbering about. Finnish drivers have the best of CV's. Three world champions in F1 from a small country like like Finland. Who gives a damn about personality, it's the speed that count's and finns have it!! How many rally champions do finns have?? So please, take your amateurism somewhere else.
posted Sep 8, 2009
i have waited a long time to have an italian driver, with a decent pedigree,join the ferrari setup. I think fisi might just fit the bill
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