19th December 2018, 16:13 #21
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I think he can so long as Merc give him a car that can do so. (Yeah, I didn't read anything up above before making this profound statement )" Lady - I'm in an awful dilemma.
Moe - Yeah, I never cared much for these foreign cars either."
20th December 2018, 11:27 #22
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As long as the engine regs are the same, MB will have an advantage. They were dominant from 14-16. Then the regs changed and Ferrari made some ground. Ferrari wouldn't know why or where they gained ground in the past couple of seasons. Vettel made some errors. But over the course of the season, the title would've been Hamilton's. Because he had the best car, and Bottas became expendable.
All the accumulative knowledge gained over many decades, all the resources MB put in the 2018 car after building the best car for 4 years. You think the 2018 MB was "twitchy"?
It's horse****, and the embellishment of Hamilton make me puke. However good he is, he's still at the effect of the cars he drives. Otherwise, aside from choking and underperforming, what was he doing from 2009-13? A period of time that can fit his hybrid turbo MB career.
26th December 2018, 18:36 #23
As for this past season, if Ferrari had a crystal ball and could have known how Vettel would melt under pressure, they might have chosen to have Hamilton in the SF71H, if they'd had a choice of drivers. There were times in the past when I felt that Lewis' personal life caused him to lose focus on race weekends (even though he always managed to find a win, even in seasons when his car was far from the best). But this season, it seems that his focus and attitude were pretty laser like. IMO, he's matured much better than Seb has.
But it's all speculation... all in fun. We'll never know."Every generation's memory is exactly as long as its own experience." --John Kenneth Galbraith