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2020 F1 Aust.... Styrian Grand Prix Discussion Thread

Who do you think will win the Styrian Grand Prix?


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Damage Inc

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Imagine that. A Brit disliking a German. :D
And no-one questions the reasoning, the whys or wherefores.....except when it comes to Hamilton, why does he need special treatment?

He's disliked by many, people need to get over it. In fact it NORMAL he's disliked.

Marc Marquez get's booed at some bike GPs, if anyone's a GOAT at their sport it's him, he does things on that Honda that no-one else can match. Last year it was a dog of a bike, yet he still dragged it kicking and screaming to the championship. Guess what, I don't like him because I'm a Rossi fan. Success is equally relevant to how much someone is disliked to how much someone is liked.
 
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And no-one questions the reasoning, the whys or wherefores.....except when it comes to Hamilton, why does he need special treatment?

He's disliked by many, people need to get over it. In fact it NORMAL he's disliked.

Marc Marquez get's booed at some bike GPs, if anyone's a GOAT at their sport it's him, he does things on that Honda that no-one else can match. Last year it was a dog of a bike, yet he still dragged it kicking and screaming to the championship. Guess what, I don't like him because I'm a Rossi fan. Success is equally relevant to how much someone is disliked to how much someone is liked.
 

gamer19

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Respect relies on more than just results. Unfortunately, those two character traits that you used in your fictional quote above ring true when it comes to Hamilton; he is arrogant and he is a sore loser. For some people, their dislike of his character is enough to outweigh their acknowledgement of his talent.
The same is true of many other drivers too, though.
Agree, to some point
I really don't think he's like the worst sore loser in today's F1
There are many who simply can't let anyone pass cause their ego don't allow them to do so
Namely Max, Magnussen and Perez being the worst in my opinion. And that's just in today's F1.
Was Senna a sore loser ? I actually think he was. He was fast and great in overtakes but couldn't allow to be passed. And in many situations he did things he would be heavily punished for his acts - today.
 
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And no-one questions the reasoning, the whys or wherefores.....except when it comes to Hamilton, why does he need special treatment?

He's disliked by many, people need to get over it. In fact it NORMAL he's disliked.

Marc Marquez get's booed at some bike GPs, if anyone's a GOAT at their sport it's him, he does things on that Honda that no-one else can match. Last year it was a dog of a bike, yet he still dragged it kicking and screaming to the championship. Guess what, I don't like him because I'm a Rossi fan. Success is equally relevant to how much someone is disliked to how much someone is liked.
Marquez getting booed at has a pretty solid background though. It basicly goes back to two spaniards from two different teams playing games and Dorna - basicly a spanish company - having their own share of interests, while Rossi lost his title due to politics. So much about that topic.

Ragarding Lewis and drivers getting the same material. The more I listen to podcasts from drivers and engineers the more I get the impression that people are a tad naive. There is no such thing as "equal" cars and most people underestimate the amount of games and tricks that are used between drivers in the same team. Who really knows if Bottas isn't a signed No. 2 driver and if engineers and equipment are as good as what Lewis has at hand? We will porpably never know.
 
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Marquez getting booed at has a pretty solid background though. It basicly goes back to two spaniards from two different teams playing games and Dorna - basicly a spanish company - having their own share of interests, while Rossi lost his title due to politics. So much about that topic.

Ragarding Lewis and drivers getting the same material. The more I listen to podcasts from drivers and engineers the more I get the impression that people are a tad naive. There is no such thing as "equal" cars and most people underestimate the amount of games and tricks that are used between drivers in the same team. Who really knows if Bottas isn't a signed No. 2 driver and if engineers and equipment are as good as what Lewis has at hand? We will porpably never know.
Yup I know the history of getting Lorenzo to beat Rossi to the title, Especially Valencia where Marc could not get in front of Lorenzo yet when Dani got past him he immediatly fought back hard v his own team mate!!......but Rossi lost his cool in Malaysia and ultimately that decisions played more of a part that year. :(

But the point is Marc is massivly successfull, (more than Hamilton and arguably in a more difficult form of motorsport and one that is a LOT more dangerous....220 mph on two wheel?!! I could hardly hold on to my bikes at 140! Look at the injuries Marc (and the other riders have) compared to Hamilton.) Yet that success means nothing with regards to universal popularity and recognition, many still think the Honda is the best bike and that's why Marc wins (when it's been a recalcitrant dog of a bike quite a few times!). Whereas categorically the Mercedes has been the best car for almost a decade, which does flatter Hamiltons record a bit IMO.

Hamilton is no exception to that, success is no guarantee of complete popularity and recognition. Which a few people fail to understand.
 
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