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Jenson's mountain to climb......

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by Arkimsa (U3871417) 10 July 2010
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He has to clear Kobayashi, Sutil and Schumacher to get anywhere near points tomorrow.....he'll have to raise his game. Yes, we all know the car isn't perfect..but Lewis' car isn't perfect either.

Lewis might just clear Alonso at some point. Alonso is naturally expecting to finish ahead of him because the perception is the Ferrari is quicker this weekend...but if Lewis could pass him once, it will be enough to work up his temper and when he's angry he's bound to make mistakes....

But if they finish as they are Lewis will lose his championship lead.

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posted Jul 10, 2010

Hey lewishamiltonmclaren,
I wasnt knocking your comment mate, I guess what i mean is that for an F1 driver and a champ, there shouldnt be excuses like 'this track doesnt suit my style etc' as these are suppose to be the worlds best drivers. And to be apart of the world's best, they should be good enough to race on any track. Yeh, one may be better suited than another but it cant be used as an excuse by them or the media.

Just like Lewis....he will give his absolute best even if he has a bad car or if hes on a bad track - he will still get out of the car smiling and importantly always praising the team & encouraging them for their hard work, which btw most were up till the early hours of this morning trying to fix the cars. Lewis even was more than happy to try the updates as he appreciated the team worked very hard to bring them. But due to the decision being made by those other than him, must've been abit deflating for the team who worked very hard on these parts. Lewis is a brilliant example of how a team player should be as well as how a champion should be.

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posted Jul 10, 2010

Couldnt have said it any better myself!

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posted Jul 10, 2010

Jenson has been very passive in his drving last few races. Kept his tyres and was uninspiring in Canada and stuck behind Kobiyashi in Valcenia. He must remember he is bound to try and entertain as a top F1 driver. Otherwise his seat can go to somone else IMO.

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comment by jamesl (U14482588)

posted Jul 10, 2010

Jenson is a driver! if his car doesnt work well for him he has no chance for example last year his brawn was the best for 6/7 races then suddenly it didnt work and he was loosing races badly, he has to have a good car.

Lewis on the otherhand is a Racer! he can jump in any car and drive it to the extreme and win. even if the car has major issues like last years Mclaren he was still fighting and even though they had upgrade after upgrade he was still pushing as hard as he could. He is a racer that wins through raw talent where Jenson really struggles with a bad car.

Lewis is still with a chance of winning tomorrow if the redbull's mess it up again like turkey and as lewis is on the clean side of the grid he is bound to pass Alonso well we hope...

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posted Jul 10, 2010

Lewis will pass Alonso and maybe Webber off the start,anybody who thinks that Button is in the same class is crazy,same car,one fourth the other fourteenth,Lewis outqualified the car,that's how good he is,any of the drivers would have won the title last year with a an illegal diffuser,Button was a backmarker when the other teams caught up,a champion in name alone.But nonetheless a champion.

Regards

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comment by Tom (U14345932)

posted Jul 10, 2010

Lewis is by far the better racer. like most of you have said he is head to toe talent no matter what the car. Jenson (who i dont really like) is good if they car is there, if it isn't he is nowhere. He also makes dumb excuses if he is slow. If Hamilton was slow he would blame himself but with button its always the "balance" or the "tyres" or an ice cream van that caught his attention.

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comment by mingojo (U9897868)

posted Jul 10, 2010

"Because I mentioned him? There isn't anything I said that's far fetched, everyone knows about his temper...."
Like everybody else when their laps are ruined. Obviously you are obsessed with Fernando.

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posted Jul 10, 2010

I do think that Lewis will get past Alonso, if only to wind him up!

I agree that Jenson has a mountain to climb. A lot depends on how much the team can change the car within Parc Fermé, unless something is broken. If the car is as bad as it was in qualifying, there may be trouble.

I am personally hoping for a little more aggression from Jenson, being in 14th place, and having to make up quite a distance (in different circumstances to Malaysia)

I think he needs to adopt the Brazil approach, otherwise it could be a significant blow to his season.

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posted Jul 11, 2010

If Jenson is not a racer how come he won two races at the beginning of the season. He was doing fine until in Turkey he had the audacity to over take Ron Dennis's & Mclaren's favourite son, a big mistake!!! since that occasion in my opinion he has just been making up the team numbers. His commitment to really race seems to have vanished. Maybe Webber is right about the PR front.
I have been a supporter of Jenson for all his F1 career, he has courted criticism like all F1 drivers but what he has never had is a gung ho attitude like some one I could mension who still thinks he is driving a gokart.

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comment by Cuke (U2106531)

posted Jul 12, 2010

Hi, I think all those who doubt Button's ability should just shutup as quite clearly he once again proved them all wrong. Maybe they've been watching a different driver...
Cuke

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