Thursday, November 15, 2012


Grow up Vettel!
 Ah yes, Jacques Villeneuve. 1 time F1 world champion who masquerades as an amateur musician and outspoken critic of other drivers. Although, he has set a records of sorts. Jacques Villeneuve won the 1995 CART Championship, the 1995 Indianapolis 500 and the 1997 Formula One World Championship, making him only the third driver after Mario Andretti and Emerson Fittipaldi to achieve such a feat.

Might be the reason he talks a lot. I mean other drivers talk a lot as well (except Kimi) but this guy has a penchant for saying what he thinks without a care in the world. In a way, sometimes I agree with him as we do need some things to be said and somebody's gotta do the dirty work, right?

The latest comment by Jacques is reflecting on our 2 world championship contenders - Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel - specifically Vettel though. He believes that World Champion Seb Vettel still behaves in an immature manner and has a lot of growing up to do.

"For me, it has confirmed what I think about Vettel," Villeneuve told Autosprint of the race in Abu Dhabi. "These are facts: while recovering from the back, he first got in contact with Senna who was ahead of him and damaged his front wing.

"Then he lost control of his car and crashed under the safety car. A very serious error that had light consequences. As for the rest, he has shown to be super quick, but he was lucky and I'm not changing my mind: Alonso deserves the 2012 title more."

Is he nuts? I've got 2 titles
When it comes to a head to head comparison between the two, Villeneuve is of the opinion that Alonso is superior mentally and emotionally, meaning that the Ferrari man is a better driver who is able to react effectively to different situations.

"I have no doubts: Fernando Alonso is the best, that's why I root for him," said the 1997 title winner.

"Seb is super quick, but there is a difference with Fernando that emerges in case of an unfavourable situation.

"Alonso remains calm, cool, and rational, while Vettel most of times gets upset, angry, screams and flicks the middle finger. He reacts like a child.

It's my party and I'll cry if I want to!
"These behaviours indicate two different states of maturity but, let's be clear, Sebastian is an ace too; however, he struggles more in critical situations.

"He looks almost unbeatable when he leads, but if he needs to catch up he becomes vulnerable."

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