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Who is the Greatest F1 Driver Ever

Michael Schumacher
68
41%
Juan Manuel Fangio
6
4%
Alain Prost
4
2%
Ayrton Senna
78
47%
Fernando Alonso
5
3%
Niki Lauda
0
No votes
Jim Clark
4
2%
Nigel Mansell
1
1%
 
Total votes: 166

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Greatest F1 Drivers Ever

Post by Bowsey » 18 Jun 2007, 17:06

I don't think this has been done before, so here goes .
I am just wondering what are peoples opinion about who was or is F1 Greatest driver ever. I have a poll, but I can add to it so feel free to suggest others.
What do you think? We need your comments aswell

I'll start, I voted for Senna, becuase the guy was simply amazing, he broke records and he could have broken many more if he wasn't tragically taken away from us.
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Post by megasyxx » 18 Jun 2007, 17:44

i'm not a ferrari or m.schumacher fan, but looking at his accomplishments it looks like he is the greatest f1 driver at the moment.

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Post by rb207 » 18 Jun 2007, 18:30

Senna for his amazing qualifying laps and for I think beating Prost in the same car.

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Post by erol börek » 18 Jun 2007, 19:39

Also Prost beat Senna in the same car one year later in 89 ... İn fact if we calculate total points that were scored in 88 season, again Prost is above Senna ...

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Post by phillyred79 » 18 Jun 2007, 20:42

Perhaps Nigel Mansell should be included..

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Post by Chubbs » 18 Jun 2007, 21:28

sterling moss??? hes a legend and a gentleman heheh have u seen his pimped out house?
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Post by WDC » 19 Jun 2007, 02:40

oh boy... how many times are we going to see this servey now that schumi is retired!

...statistically we all know who it is!
and its obvious that most of the voting will be biased anyway... :)
Thankyou Schumi you will always have a place in our hearts!
Michael Schumacher- 7 volte Campione del mondo!
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Post by Dark_Fisico » 19 Jun 2007, 09:08

I don't think the stats show anything... Senna was the fastest driver, Michael took longer then Senna to break his records, if Senna hadn't died Schumi wouldn't have had a chance...

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Post by Bowsey » 19 Jun 2007, 10:54

WDC wrote:oh boy... how many times are we going to see this servey now that schumi is retired!


Not at all apart from this thread on the forums, and its not because Schumi retired, I just wanted to know who was the greatest driver in your eyes
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Post by formulaonemadman » 19 Jun 2007, 12:09

Dark_Fisico wrote:I don't think the stats show anything... Senna was the fastest driver, Michael took longer then Senna to break his records, if Senna hadn't died Schumi wouldn't have had a chance...


great point-maybe senna would have stayed only for a couple more years then try other racing like le mans or indy?
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Post by Bowsey » 19 Jun 2007, 13:38

formulaonemadman wrote:
Dark_Fisico wrote:I don't think the stats show anything... Senna was the fastest driver, Michael took longer then Senna to break his records, if Senna hadn't died Schumi wouldn't have had a chance...


great point-maybe senna would have stayed only for a couple more years then try other racing like le mans or indy?


I agree with you two, Senna could have raised the bar much much higher for the records, some of which Schumi could have never broken, that he did.
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Post by erol börek » 19 Jun 2007, 14:37

Schumi beat Senna in 92 season, and in 94 he was ahead of Senna in the championship before that awful accident... I think somehow Schumi would break all that records even Senna was not dead ...

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Post by donald29 » 19 Jun 2007, 15:51

Schumi. I agree with erol borek

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Post by maltafan » 19 Jun 2007, 18:09

erol börek wrote:Schumi beat Senna in 92 season, and in 94 he was ahead of Senna in the championship before that awful accident... I think somehow Schumi would break all that records even Senna was not dead ...
Well, in 1994, Senna went to a great Williams and seing that Hill and JV have manages to win a season each, I think he would have been capable of winning those and maybe more.

DO not forget that Schumi did almost 19 years in F1, while Senna did only 10 (I'm not sure on this), and in Schumi's times, there were more races than in the Senna era in 1 season, and also, Senna had the competition from Prost and Mansell, while the only person that could compete with Schumi was Hakkinnen.

I'm not saying Schumi is not good, far from it, but I think Schumi would have less records under his name if Senna was longer in F1.
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Post by kamikatze » 19 Jun 2007, 18:29

I choose Fangio because this kind of drivers had drived amazing cars in hard circuits without todays hight tech , then in this times, the drivers were more importants in the race, todays the races are too much perfects... even after the race the drivers and cars are clean and shining but yesterday's drivers finished alwas for example with a dirty face etc etc...

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