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Author Topic: Worst who did, best who didn't  (Read 2671 times)

Offline Wats-on

Re: Worst who did, best who didn't
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2011, 05:40:25 AM »
For the worst driver, I do absolutel NOT agree with Badoer. Badoer was a better driver in lower classes than Barrichello, but had the bad luck of never making it to a top team. And when he did, he hadn't raced for over 10 years. Not really fair to judge him on that. Fisichella couldn't do it much better in that same Ferrari, did he?

For the worst driver of all, I come out with two names: Yuji Ide and Jean-Dénis Délétraz. Don't know who was the worst of the two, I suspect the Frenchman... ;)

For the best driver who didn't get into Formula 1, I think about Arie Luyendyk. Could have been the first Dutch World Champion if he got himself a good car. He was in talks but not really interested, as far as I know.
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Offline Scott

Re: Worst who did, best who didn't
« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2011, 05:49:32 PM »
You're obviously more historically knowledgable than me, so I can't disagree with your choices of Yuji Ide and Jean-Dénis Délétraz.  However in my defence, I think there are plenty of rookies who could have taken the Ferrari off the tail end of the races, and they haven't raced in F1...ever.  Fisi did manage to beat a few backmarkers though, and has proven over time that he is a decent journeyman driver in F1.  Surely Badoer had some testing in the car and enough simulator training to get a better grip than he displayed.
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