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Best Driver of 2010

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Christian Burge, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. who do you think was the best driver of 2010 i think it was kubica as he challenged the mercede of rosberg and only missed out on q3 in abu dhabi and the renault was consistantly in the points all year
     
  2. I think im with you when you say Kubica, a pretty much faultless season. I think he is potentially the best driver in the field.
     
  3. I would also go with Kubica, although Alonso did a fantastic job bringing himself back into championship contention after Silverstone.
     
  4. Ross Balfour

    Ross Balfour
    #99 | Roaring Pipes Maniacs

    My top 5 would be:

    1) Kubica
    2) Rosberg
    3) Vettel
    4) Webber
    5) Alonso
     
  5. I would hand the best driver award to Alonso without a doubt. Not only did he drive like a bat out of hell, but he did it under intense pressure. Most other drivers would have given up and let the bulls have their way.

    Kubica is probably as insanely quick as Alonso, Hamilton and Vettel, but he's never had a car that could handle it.
     
  6. I must admit Alonso did have a great season, i just didnt want to mention it as i dont generally like praising him :)
     
  7. i did consider alonso but kubica was much more consistant
     
  8. Put Kubica in a Red Bull and he could very well have been the champ.
     
  9. i always wondered what kubica could do in a top team, hopefully i won't have to wait long for that to happen :D
     
  10. Rosberg aswell
     
  11. Hey! I think im with you guys when you say Kubica
     
  12. Danny Asbury

    Danny Asbury
    Premium Member

    Listen, I like Kubica and all, but he's not the best driver in Formula 1. He had a great year, no doubts about that, but let's not jump the gun. It's a little different when you're expected to win, and have to go out there and do it. I'm not a fan of Alonso (I'm a big Massa guy) but Alonso is still probably the best. The guy doesn't make mistakes. And how HE took the fight to the Redbulls to throw the championship on edge was a testament to the guy's skill. He gets paid like he's the best, and he performs that way under the pressure. And don't count Lewis out of this conversation either. What that kid does to overtake is breath taking, and not many drivers can pull it off. Not to mention he is one of the fastest drivers, easily, in the sport.

    1. Alonso
    2. Hamilton
    3. Vettel (Say what you will about his ability to actually race. But in F1 qualifying IS 75% of the battle, and this guy is the fastest man in F1.)
    4. Kubica
    5. Button/Webber (People like to tear into Button. But I really like him as a driver. Super smooth type that lets the car come into its own. I expect big things from him next year.)
     
  13. Well said mate.

    I belive the people who belive that Kubica was the best driver of 2010 are saying so because he was driving a car that was not anywhere near the Red Bull, Mclaren and the Ferrari but was still able to stay close to this fast cars. I do expect alot more from Renault and Kubica for next year but I do say watch out for Mr.Kobayashi. He proved to be very fast, overtaking when he feels for it and very clean IMO so I do expect him to bring some spectacular stuff on 2011.

    I seriously can't wait for 2011 because the quality of the grid is just improving for evry moment I am thinking of it. :D
     
  14. Danny Asbury

    Danny Asbury
    Premium Member

    Exactly, Georgios. He was the best driver of the 'B' grade cars (which have a lot of C and B pilots driving them, or D grade pilots like Petrov) so he looked really good this year. We can't really judge him until he gets an A grade car and is put against the other A grade pilots.
     
  15. Hahaha, it sounds as if F1 is divided into several classes which is true in one way or the other. :D
     
  16. hamilton would of been the best driver of 2010 and maybe the drivers champion if not for the mistakes at italy and singapore
    i didn't pick alonso because he wasn't consistant all season
     
  17. My Top 5 best driver of 2010.
    these are my favourite drivers.....
    I also think that these 5 driver are the best of 2010...
    Jenson Button
    Lewis Hamilton
    Michael Schumacher
    Nico Rosberg
    Sebastian Vettel
     
  18. Well yeh exactly!! Couldnt of said it better myself and thats why Kubica got my thumbs up for best driver of 2010. He done a great job. You dont have to be a title challenger just to be in with a chance of getting the driver of the year award imo.
     
  19. I can't help but feel that a lot of people have forgotten that Vettel won the world championship. The guy Won the world championship in what some people are saying was one of the greatest seasons ever. That has surely got to count for something. TO beat Hamilton, Webber, and Alonso took some real class and maturity form the young German. A lot of people putting Alonso top but forgetting that Vettel beat him. Not forgetting the fact Lewis Hamilton yet again did not have the fastest car in the grid yet he remained in the title race all season (even with two critical DNF's mid season)

    1. Hamilton
    2. Vettel
    3. Alonso
     
  20. give Kubica a RBR car or McL and F1 will become really boring...i'm mean we will know a World Champion probably in Singapore :D ;)