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Two Time World Champion- now world chump

Formula One
by Foryourinfo (U14542010) 15 November 2010
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It's not the first time that Fernando Alonso has been out-driven by a Rookie. Hamilton did it regularly at McLaren when Alonso partnered him. Yesterday though Vitaly made Alonso lookmore like a world chump than a driver going for a third world championship as he desperately tried everything to get past the Russian's Renault.

Hamilton was also held up my Kubica but Kubica is an experienced and highly skillful driver , who given the right machinery in the future will be a world champ himself.

At the end of the race it was good to see the two McLaren drivers giving such a genuinely warm congratulatory hug to Vettel.In truth, I'm sure Lewis was delighted that Seb had stolen the championship from his world chump ex-team-mate.

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posted Nov 16, 2010

i really question how with all the plaudits by the pundits at how fabulous the Abu Dhabi facility is for them,i guess the media centre is really plush....? i mean i'm impressed with the look of the place and would like to go for the occasion but..........
as JL reminded us the place didn't exist 3 years ago it was sand and sea.............

SO....for gods sake then design an F1 circuit so F1 cars can overtake.....surely not rocket science....mind you MB did remark that overtaking isn't a problem, just but hamilton or kobayashi in an adrian newey car they'll overtake anywhere which i did smirk at.......

but no seriously sure the race was tense not knowing what would happen but without that it was a yanwnfest....sorry but until F1 dramatically sorts out the regs and makes tiny wings for example if you want to see the most exciting racing on the planet it's Moto2 the support class to MotoGP ...simply simply superb...bernie may think motorcycle racing can be boring even if they have lots of overtaking but i beg to differ.....oh and for a real look at how racing has changed if you caught the When Playboys Ruled The World doc on ITV last night that was really when motorsport was how it should be....

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comment by Nicola (U10109625)

posted Nov 17, 2010

RedBull had the fastest car and good enough drivers. Same as Brawn GP last year. Alonso could have won the driver champhionship, true, but he didn't. End of. What is actually surprising is that in these last couple of years it seems like anyone, with any budget, can put together a car better than Ferrari and McLaren. If it continues this way, next year I'll run my own team...

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posted Nov 17, 2010

NIC...Interesting view.

The best drivers cost a kings ransom so what do they give you that a good racing driver costing 20% of the outlay can't give you? A few tenths of a second per lap. so save the money and put it into developing the car which is what Red Bull have done.

Then do away with the drivers champonship which is what Ferarri are trying to do.

Use a different driver every race and make the car the star.

It's certainly more honest than what is happening now.

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posted Nov 18, 2010

When politics and a lot of "crazy" money are involved, strange things tend to happen !

F1 is no exception ...

I do not believe in "honest and open racing" since Glock let Hamilton pass 500 yrds before the finish at the final GP in Brazil back then.
This season is not different !

Re. earlier comment above: the WC-title is decided well before the first corner !

Pitty, but still fun to watch.

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comment by Arkimsa (U3871417)

posted Nov 18, 2010

"I love how this sport sends even the most level headed people into complete and utter insanity...."


okokok

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posted Nov 20, 2010

"Great to have a villain in the sport."

Yes it is and in this respect Alonso is the unchallenged champion.

Let's not forget the Title of World Road Rage Champion that Alonso also won this year!!

All mischief making aside, I don't know why Fernando Alonso bothers to continue in the sport, it is clear for all to see that he doesn't want to race anyone anymore, preferring instead for positions to be gifted to him!!

Time to find something else to do methinks

And in the mean time, chin-up, stop sulking and listen to these words from this well known ABBA song....

"Though we never thought that we could lose,
There's no regret.
If I had to do the same again
I would, my friend, Fernando"

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posted Nov 24, 2010

Unfortunately i find the start of this thread extremely biased towards British drivers and untowards Alonso. If we see where ALonso was at silverstone GP (47 points behind the league), and find out where he has finished, he deserve a real standing ovation.

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posted Nov 26, 2010

Don't be silly, on 606 never!

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posted Nov 30, 2010

When politics and a lot of "crazy" money are involved, strange things tend to happen !
@ puresporter
F1 is no exception ...

I do not believe in "honest and open racing" since Glock let Hamilton pass 500 yrds before the finish at the final GP in Brazil back then.
This season is not different !
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Sorry short memory - like my Italian friends i visited after the end of the championship who also blamed Glock blinded by Tifosism-

I'm sorry you shouldn't even count Glock as being in the race, everyone else had changed tyres, he didn't just let LH pass, he had no choice he was on completely the wrong tryes with zero grip so may as well have been a backmarker - it's tough on Massa who may not get another chance now while LH probably will but that's racing.......

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comment by Luiz (U14122409)

posted Jan 5, 2011

Alonso needs to blame someone for his lack of victory. He blaimed Lewis when he was with McClaren; Pushed Massa out of the way into the pits. How much more favouritism does he want?
Vettel deserved it! Alonso didn't. I really hope he never wins a title again. Does he want everyone to move out of the way so that he can win? Petrov drove a great race. It's the whole ferarri team that lost , not only Alonso.
Who is to blame for having Bodoer racing? All of Ferarri. Just politics and Alondo went into Ferarri as N1 from the start. Massa; get out. Don't be another Robinho.

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