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2017 Italian Grand Prix: Driver of the Day - VOTE NOW

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Paul Jeffrey, Sep 3, 2017.

  1. Lewis Hamilton

    7.7%
  2. Valterri Bottas

    1.6%
  3. Sebastian Vettel

    3.2%
  4. Kimi Raikkonen

    0.3%
  5. Daniel Ricciardo

    71.5%
  6. Max Verstappen

    3.8%
  7. Sergio Perez

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Esteban Ocon

    5.1%
  9. Felipe Massa

    0.3%
  10. Lance Stroll

    2.6%
  11. Nico Hulkenberg

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Jolyon Palmer

    0.6%
  13. Carlos Sainz

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Daniil Kvyat

    0.3%
  15. Fernando Alonso

    1.0%
  16. Stoffel Vandoorne

    1.3%
  17. Romain Grosjean

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  18. Kevin Magnussen

    0.3%
  19. Pascal Wehrlein

    0.3%
  20. Marcus Ericsson

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Paul Jeffrey

    Paul Jeffrey
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    Italian Grand Prix Driver of the Day.jpg
    Following a dominant performance from Lewis Hamilton in Monza, who do you rate as the 'Driver of the Day' for the Italian Grand Prix?

    Ok so it wasn't exactly a classic race by any stretch of the imagination, but several drivers managed to stand out above their peers in Italy today. Could it be the commanding performance from Hamilton out front? How about a plucky driver from Stroll in the Williams? Daniel Ricciardo once again wrung every last ounce of performance from his Red Bull to finish fourth, but who do you think deserves the award of best driver from the race?


    Now the event is over and the end of race festivities have begun, who is our RaceDepartment community Driver of the Day? Leave your vote and drop a comment below!

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    Last edited: Sep 3, 2017
  2. MustartMatters

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    Nobody can spell Wehrlein correctly nowadays.
     
  3. perun520

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    Daniel Ricciardo is 4th
     
  4. Petteri Viitala

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    DanRic is the man. The best overtaker of the series.
     
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  5. snyperal

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    ocon did well. Force india in the top 3 after quali!!!!?/??? obviously it was luck but wow
     
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  6. Short_Circut

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    I think Stroll did better in that regard getting a Williams into the top 2 considering the performance of the Williams this season (barely able to reach Q2 half the time)
     
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  7. ears

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    I'd love to see Danny Ric as Vettel's teammate at Ferrari. He has nothing to fear, after their year together at Red Bull.

    I voted Danny Ric, for adding entertainment. Hamilton could not have done better, but didn't have the opportunity to entertain that Ricciardo had.

    Both did well, they still put those laps in, in difficult conditions. But technically they did not qualify second and third, they inherited those positions.
     
  8. PedroGandolpho

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    In qualy, Lewis was the man, but in the race, Ricciardo showed why he's the honey badger.
     
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  9. Enagee

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    Based on this move alone........Dan's the Man..

     
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  10. paracletus

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    verstappen had a brilliant start, but then messed it up by tangling with massa.
    needs to simmer down a little; could have easily got 3rd, and maybe even 2nd place.
     
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  11. WOKOWEN1

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    Ricciardo doesnt need a winning car to show he is the best, In fact he is the reason why many still watch Formula1
     
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  12. snyperal

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    It seems to be the case time and time again, he's a very talented driver, but if it's not his car letting him down it's his aggression. Fine when at the too 5, but lower down the order other racing drivers wont just roll over and be bullied.
     
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  13. sjb266

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    Whoever voted Palmer should be banned! ;):O_o:
     
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  14. Ari Antero

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    Who needs Maldonado when we have MadMax?
     
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  15. Yannick Van Broeck

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    Ricciardo driver of the day for me! That move on Perez was phenomenal.

    Also pleased by Vandoorne's performance, up until his MGU-K had the exact same issue as in Saturdays Q session despite it being another brand new engine.
     
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  16. Dovi design

    Dovi design

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    :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao: @Sky
     
  17. LeSunTzu

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    I voted for Ricciardo, but half of his passing moves were dictated by the tyre strategy. Perez had used supersofts and a damaged car. Ricciardo had fresh supersofts when he took Raikkonen on softs, and so on.
     
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2017
  18. bloozmahn

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    Dan for two reasons-

    1. he's quick and knows when to take risks while being consistent.
    2. He's not a bunghole.
     
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  19. Kakusso

    Kakusso

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    Quote of the race: "Where is Palmer?"
    Fernando Alonso.
     
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  20. Jan Larsen

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    Grosjean for a masterfull display of skills in the rain...again.