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Michael Schumacher

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by 123456789aa, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Trebor901

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    Michael knows how to drive an F1 car with or without tc so he doesnt need a test in the car, if he's the amazing person everyone makes him out to be then he should do well regardless of whether he's driven the car before or not
     
  2. Richard Kay

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    As a fan of racing in general, I am looking forward to seeing Schumacher back in F1, in fact I can hardly wait. I'll be applauding from my living room if he does well but I'll lose no sleep if he goes into a wall either.

    I don't think Frank is afraid of Ferrari putting Schumacher in the car, Frank has plenty of other reasons to deny any request by Ferrari. Ferrari have made a choice in putting a retired driver in their car when they could have selected either of two test drivers who have actually been in the 09 car at some point this year. They've made their bed, Frank and co have tucked them in and now they'll have to lie in it, I just hope it's a good show.
     
  3. Mark Birney

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  4. Matthew Gutteridge

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    Never a truer word spoken, no matten what the captain of the Enterprise says
     
  5. Andrew Evans

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    and i guess your avatar would have nothing to do with that opinion, amirite?
     
  6. kalniel

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    I think if a complete novice can get into an f1 car for the first time at a race weekend and manage to drive safely, then a seven times world champion who didn't stop that long ago should be fine. Any safety issues will be caused by a banzai attitude knowing that there's no championship at stake.
     
  7. Mark Birney

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  8. Bram Hengeveld

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    So if he is a little biased, still doesnt change anything about the facts that the FIA is normally more then helpful towards Ferrari.
     
  9. Ben Tusting

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    Remember Fuji?

    Bourdais and Massa? There was defo Ferrari International Alliance there
     
  10. Lewis Owen

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    Yea I don't think Michael should get any special treatment over anyone else, no testing means no testing.

    Frank gets one over Ferrari and FOTA for kicking them out. :good:
     
  11. Mark Birney

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    Remember Fuji 07? Pushed RIGHT to the back of the grid because they didn't start on Streams. That didn't assist much...
     
  12. Resi Respati

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    +2 for that :D
     
  13. Daniel Plaikner

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    :that:

    signed !


    Jean Todt for new FIA President :fingers-crossed: :in-love:


    I see good times comming for Ferrari... Only thing is, who is going to watch than anymore F1 ? :question:



    PS: Its my personal opinion, so please don't delete it. :handshake:
     
  14. Matthew Gutteridge

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    I am biased certainly, but It is undeniable that the FIA are biased towards Ferrari. Even as recently as the last grand prix...

    Remember: Webber was under investigation IMMEDIATLY after his dangerous release
    Rakkionen was under investigation AFTER THE RACE despite the incident in question taking place WITHIN THE FIRST LAP! and also he wasn't punished for a clear smack that severely hampered Vettel's race

    Fair... I think not
     
  15. Mark Birney

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    That wasn't Raikonen's fault... Vettel's wing touched Raikkonen's car, he couldn't have seen him, and he had no room and was forced to move over. It's happened nearly EVERY race now. The wide wings are a nuisance.

    If it was Hamilton doing the same thing, would you be singing the same tune?
     
  16. Bert Van Waes

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    1991? lol i just checked back to that season, great racing memories. Senna versus Nigel. And the good old Nigel always ready to talk, smile and joke around. The godly Senna and the dark Prost, with his frowned eyebrows. Michael Schumacher debut with Jordan. Eddie Jordan debut as a little nerd. Patresi,....
    A season to remember... This will be like that too. This season already did so much for the nearby future, you'll see :)
     
  17. Ryan Callan

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    Mansell came back to F1 for a few races in 94, but he wasn't really in retirement, he had spent the 94 season defending his IndyCar title. We'll leave 95 untouched eh? :p
     
  18. Bert Van Waes

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    You're again wright Mark, they wouldn't be singing the same tune, they know that, we know that,...

    The problem is this is only with ferrari. You have the fans and the anti fans. The anti fans blaming FIA to be fans too. The fans blaming the anti fans being only anti Ferrari and looking for smushes, lol.

    This will maybe once end if another constructor wins seven times with a driver. Then it's time to change the focus to that team and start blaming them for stuff done wrong... I think it's rather in a human being to act like this,...
     
  19. Mark Birney

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    Remember guys, parties are threatening to leave F1 if Ferrari leave. If Ferrari are at the back of the grid all the time, fans will leave, and so will sponsors, because Ferrari IS F1 (apparently)... I don't agree with this, but FIA have to be careful where they stand at the moment. Right now, I don't se much bias or favouritism thankfully.

    Only gripe I had against FIA this season was penalising Webber after a love tap with Barrichello, over the top. He didnt affect Rubens' race. Then again, Webber did manage to win anyway :p
     
  20. Trebor901

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