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F1's Nearly Men: Champions, Winners and Others

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by RaceDepartment, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. RaceDepartment

    RaceDepartment
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  2. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

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    I think stepping out of a racing series in order to be a reserve driver for an F1 team is a bit toxic to be honest.
    Drivers that are in GP2 alongside their duties as a reserve driver fare much better in securing a race seat.

    The ones that spend the year sat in the garage watching tend to get forgotten about and go stale.
     
  3. mystaaRS

    mystaaRS
    If you get a Quali Place, you can get a Race Pace

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    Good read ;). Also, Nick Heidfeld nearly signed for McLaren in 2002 only to be pipped by Kimi. He would have surely won a race in that car.
     
  4. JffryvD

    JffryvD

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    Also close to a race win... Sergio Perez Malaysia 2012. If he didn't make the mistake he could possibly have won the race.