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#20601 Tarzaan

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:09

People from Mecedes have been saying his name alot after Spain. This is were this story has come from.



I mean lot's of people feel this.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam's_razor

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#20602 Diablobb81

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:10

Di Resta would have taken more points in the Mercedes than Schumacher in the past races.


Name them.

#20603 exmayol

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:10

Perhaps MS and Merc want to set another record: longest sting without troublefree race.

#20604 zelpre

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:10

Di Resta would have taken more points in the Mercedes than Schumacher in the past races.


Yeah DiResta could have fix the gearbox problem and kept running in 3rd and won a podium, he could avoid Grosjean, he would go out of his car and put the wheel in properly, he could fix the DRS in the middle of the fast lap, he could avoid grosjean by driving on the wall and he would still survive and then he would fix the fuel pressure problems and got a podium.simple as that.

#20605 Diablobb81

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:13

:up: true!


You too. Maybe you can add more to the discussion than your usual smiley and a one-liner.

#20606 ivand911

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:14

Di Resta would have taken more points in the Mercedes than Schumacher in the past races.

You think? Where exactly? I know you are hurt today, but still you can be reasonable. What tragedy from Kimi today. Snail slow.

Edited by ivand911, 27 May 2012 - 20:17.


#20607 Szoelloe

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:16

You too. Maybe you can add more to the discussion than your usual smiley and a one-liner.



c'mon. You really expect Li'L Jinx to punch above her weight.


#20608 spacekid

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:20

What do you think about a possible sabotage? It seems some people from the Merc squad wants di Resta to the second Merc very. I read today in several forums that this unlucky series (machanical failures, pit stop errors, DRS problem in the Q1) maybe not a coincident...


They also gave him a car capable of P1. I don't care who you are, you need a solid car underneath you to achieve that.

The run of bad luck is unbelievable, but it will end.

#20609 exmayol

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:31

The run of bad luck is unbelievable, but it will end.


**** yeah!


#20610 Tarzaan

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:36

They also gave him a car capable of P1. I don't care who you are, you need a solid car underneath you to achieve that.

The run of bad luck is unbelievable, but it will end.


Capable the P1 in the qualy, but not capable to finish the race...

Edited by Tarzaan, 27 May 2012 - 20:36.


#20611 Muz Bee

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:42

I can understand the fans' disappointment with Michael's best weekend since comeback ruined. However there's a saying "that's motor racing". Criticising Grosjean or the team or whatever doesn't change it. He was not going to win from P6 as the race unfolded. Yes, MS has had a fair wedge of bad luck, not all of it of his own making but nowhere near the luck some are claiming. The 5 place penalty was his own, not Senna's or (ridiculously) Derek Warwick's! Luck tends to go in cycles. MS can walk away satisfied he did a good job, sometimes your best drive gains no reward, indeed that's very often the case. He has now proven that in the right circumstance he does have the pace to be a contender to win. Before Saturday that wasn't at all obvious.

#20612 Schumacher7

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:59

I'm kind of glad he was hit by Grosjean at the start, imagine how much more gutting it would be if he was high up when his car gave out.

#20613 ivand911

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 20:59

I can understand the fans' disappointment with Michael's best weekend since comeback ruined. However there's a saying "that's motor racing". Criticising Grosjean or the team or whatever doesn't change it. He was not going to win from P6 as the race unfolded. Yes, MS has had a fair wedge of bad luck, not all of it of his own making but nowhere near the luck some are claiming. The 5 place penalty was his own, not Senna's or (ridiculously) Derek Warwick's! Luck tends to go in cycles. MS can walk away satisfied he did a good job, sometimes your best drive gains no reward, indeed that's very often the case. He has now proven that in the right circumstance he does have the pace to be a contender to win. Before Saturday that wasn't at all obvious.

You think so? Vettel the 10th guy needed only 4 sec to win it. Kimi train destroyed his chances.
MS have chance to be 4th-5th in first corner. After everyone pitted he have free track ahead, so he can do 5-6-7 fast laps. He was able to do 1:19.2 in lap 30. Webber was doing 1:21 with new tyres. So, there was chance for MS to jump them all. But, even podium was OK. MS probably needed 6-7 sec to jump them all. MS has 2 sec faster in and out lap. In Lap 31 he gain 1,5 sec; lap 32- 1,7 sec, lap 33 - 1,1 sec to Webber. Total 6,3 sec. 2-3 more fast laps and he was jumping everybody. Nico did well there , he made everyone to pit. The problem was that softs needed 5-6 laps to get up to temperature.

Edited by ivand911, 27 May 2012 - 21:16.


#20614 Massa_f1

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 21:01

I can understand the fans' disappointment with Michael's best weekend since comeback ruined. However there's a saying "that's motor racing". Criticising Grosjean or the team or whatever doesn't change it. He was not going to win from P6 as the race unfolded. Yes, MS has had a fair wedge of bad luck, not all of it of his own making but nowhere near the luck some are claiming. The 5 place penalty was his own, not Senna's or (ridiculously) Derek Warwick's! Luck tends to go in cycles. MS can walk away satisfied he did a good job, sometimes your best drive gains no reward, indeed that's very often the case. He has now proven that in the right circumstance he does have the pace to be a contender to win. Before Saturday that wasn't at all obvious.


The team deserve to be criticized by MSC fans. They do very little for him in my opinion.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 21:02

The penalty was ridiculous. Senna weaved left in the braking zone when Schumacher was coming like gangbusters.

The start of this race is another indication why inexperienced children shouldn't be driving Grand Prix cars. Instead of going forward a place or two, Michael was knocked backwards three, causing him to be stuck behind the Renault for half the race.

There ought to be a special rule for this venue. If you're holding up a pack the way Raikkonnen was and you fall ten seconds behind the car ahead of you, blue flag.


#20616 aliasj

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 21:13

The penalty was ridiculous. Senna weaved left in the braking zone when Schumacher was coming like gangbusters.

The start of this race is another indication why inexperienced children shouldn't be driving Grand Prix cars. Instead of going forward a place or two, Michael was knocked backwards three, causing him to be stuck behind the Renault for half the race.


Well, Bruno Senna isn't inexperienced. He's just - m e d i o c r e.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 21:16

There ought to be a special rule for this venue. If you're holding up a pack the way Raikkonnen was and you fall ten seconds behind the car ahead of you, blue flag.


As much I hated this situations. Raikkonen fought fair and square for his position and this is racing. formula one has enough artificial rules

#20618 schumimercamg

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 21:34

Looking at the birds eye photo in the Grosjean thread I'm amazed that Schuey's front right survived that impact- it broke grosjeans rear suspension!

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 21:54

The penalty was ridiculous. Senna weaved left in the braking zone when Schumacher was coming like gangbusters.

The start of this race is another indication why inexperienced children shouldn't be driving Grand Prix cars. Instead of going forward a place or two, Michael was knocked backwards three, causing him to be stuck behind the Renault for half the race.

There ought to be a special rule for this venue. If you're holding up a pack the way Raikkonnen was and you fall ten seconds behind the car ahead of you, blue flag.

Looking at the birds eye photo in the Grosjean thread I'm amazed that Schuey's front right survived that impact- it broke grosjeans rear suspension!


I had the same thought. I thought Schumacher's right front held on very strongly. Good to know it's tough.

I think drivers like Grosjean at times need safety car starts rather then delay rain gps for safety reasons these days like the Canada 2011 episode.

Schumacher needs to go for pole like mad and run away, the more he does, the less chance of wrong fia senteances and bumping into grojean/bruno.

With Pasto winning a race, then getting taken off, shows how much chaos is in the field. Good thing Mercedes may be able to fight for poles more often. Kudos for Schumacher's Monaco efforts in the last 3 years, driving wise, he's been on it and with this year actually being the first year with a car able to fight for pole, he got it. Schumacher's lap in 2010 was impeded by mercedes miscalcaton in letting Rosberg out, they were pretty competitive enough in one of the few races that year, and he clearly outqualifed rosberg last year and this year..



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#20620 Octavian

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 22:31

Talk of sabotage is ludicrous. Nobody wants to see Michael succeed more than Ross Brawn and he'd never ever stand for that. Mercedes HQ are also praying for a Schumacher win - the publicity and exposure would be enormous.

Schumacher will win this season I'm sure of it! :)

#20621 F1 Tor.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 22:37

Talk of sabotage is ludicrous. Nobody wants to see Michael succeed more than Ross Brawn and he'd never ever stand for that. Mercedes HQ are also praying for a Schumacher win - the publicity and exposure would be enormous.

Schumacher will win this season I'm sure of it! :)



Perhaps even starting at the next race in Montreal. He has a great chance.

#20622 Ferrari_F1_fan_2001

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 22:48

Talk of sabotage is ludicrous. Nobody wants to see Michael succeed more than Ross Brawn and he'd never ever stand for that. Mercedes HQ are also praying for a Schumacher win - the publicity and exposure would be enormous.

Schumacher will win this season I'm sure of it! :)


Well, they need to start giving him a reliable car then.

At the end of the day, this hurts Mercedes more than anyone else. They have spent millions yet are still incapable of fielding two reliable car on the same track at the same time.

Schumacher doesn't have anything left to prove, his records stand alone and he is peerless in that respect. He has achieved everything, his presence bought extra millions in sponsorship, top flight engineers and the team have recieved 10x extra exposure. It is time they started paying him back with decent machinery. 59-2 is a joke, 4 retirements is a joke and this is a team that want to win championships.

Like I said, this hurts Mercedes more than anything else, it makes them look pathetic in terms of reliability. Look how popular Schumacher's pole was...and then he was let down. At the end of the day, it results in losses of millions in terms of exposure, car sales, Concorde agreement money etc.

Sort it out Mercedes or MS walks away and your profile plummets and you become anonymous like the BAR/ HONDA days.

#20623 Ferrari_F1_fan_2001

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 22:52

Bunk, seriously, have you ever seen or heard MS make a negative comment on his team, or any of its members, or publicly demand anything?


He should. Maybe they might start building proper cars for him then.

Look at Alonso, he shouts on the radio to tell them to leave him alone, not bother him, he commands respect. Vettel is supposed to be a bastard in debriefing. Montoya was the same. This nicey-nicey approach does not work. Show some ruthlessness and command their respect.

#20624 ali_M

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 23:19

He should. Maybe they might start building proper cars for him then.

Look at Alonso, he shouts on the radio to tell them to leave him alone, not bother him, he commands respect. Vettel is supposed to be a bastard in debriefing. Montoya was the same. This nicey-nicey approach does not work. Show some ruthlessness and command their respect.


Would you expand on that?

#20625 Massa_f1

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 23:19

He should. Maybe they might start building proper cars for him then.

Look at Alonso, he shouts on the radio to tell them to leave him alone, not bother him, he commands respect. Vettel is supposed to be a bastard in debriefing. Montoya was the same. This nicey-nicey approach does not work. Show some ruthlessness and command their respect.


I fully respect MSC for not getting frustrated with the team in public. However i think its time he said something, and maybe has already behind closed doors.
He has done what has been asked of him in every race this year apart for the silly shunt with Senna He is performing the best he has since his return. However he as no reward for it

2 points is a joke. Only the drivers from the new teams have less. I am far from impressed with Mercedes, and if it happens again MSC should say something in public. Hamilton and co often do.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 23:31

Bunk, seriously, have you ever seen or heard MS make a negative comment on his team, or any of its members, or publicly demand anything?


I was joking, wondering if mech faulure number 4 out of 6 would now get a tabloid headline like that at the BBC F1 section. :)

And no, Schumacher has never said stuff like that, and neither did Fry say Schumacher should quit, or did Brawn and Mercedes that only Schumacher must improve. Actually, I think the team is very close a in good harmony.

Edited by TheBunk, 27 May 2012 - 23:31.


#20627 exmayol

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 23:36

MS is extremelly ethical in terms of public speaking. I can't see him ever bashing his team openly although I am pretty sure they have all kinds of conversations behind closed doors. Yeah he probably would show some annoyance in public about general state of things be it tires, some on track maneuvres or inconsistency of marshalling yet he will not blame the team. This is one of those things that make him a great champion.

Edited by exmayol, 27 May 2012 - 23:37.


#20628 Ferrari_F1_fan_2001

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 23:38

Would you expand on that?


Alonso in Melbourne 2010 'i dont want any more radio' (ie leave me alone)

Canada 2005 - 'what more do i have to do????'

He gets very angry and the team just cool off and leave him alone. Lewis too vents his frustration in public regularly. No point being a team player if the team give u shit equipment 70% of the time.

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 23:47

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#20630 KavB

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 00:06

I fully respect MSC for not getting frustrated with the team in public. However i think its time he said something, and maybe has already behind closed doors.
He has done what has been asked of him in every race this year apart for the silly shunt with Senna He is performing the best he has since his return. However he as no reward for it

2 points is a joke. Only the drivers from the new teams have less. I am far from impressed with Mercedes, and if it happens again MSC should say something in public. Hamilton and co often do.

I agree. Under the old points system, he wouldn't even have a point! It's not a true reflection on his ability, and people are starting to have misconceptions that he's under performing, which is obviously far from the truth. The last time I remember a driver having such a terrible start to the year was Kubica in 2009. He didn't score until round 7. I'm hoping Schumacher can reboot his championship at Canada. The championship is gone, but a victory would bring him back to a reasonable tally.

#20631 ali_M

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 00:12

MS is extremelly ethical in terms of public speaking. I can't see him ever bashing his team openly although I am pretty sure they have all kinds of conversations behind closed doors. Yeah he probably would show some annoyance in public about general state of things be it tires, some on track maneuvres or inconsistency of marshalling yet he will not blame the team. This is one of those things that make him a great champion.


It's better if he takes his frustrations out on Lewis and others in FP's, than get emotional and publicly make negative remarks about the team. Publicly blaming the team for his misfortunes is an absolute no, no, especially if he feels within himself that the team is equally frustrated by his misfortunes. Even in the event that he IS being sabotaged, such treachery would not come from the team but likely from a team member with one or two accomplices if any.

Again, Michael publicly speaking against the team would be royally stupid and he of all people knows better than this. In fact, now is the time to be doing the very opposite. OTOH, I'm pretty sure he's making his frustrations known in-house and will be getting his hands dirty into trying to iron things out.

I wish him and Mercedes well. What a difficult time!! :mad:

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 00:15

Alonso in Melbourne 2010 'i dont want any more radio' (ie leave me alone)

Canada 2005 - 'what more do i have to do????'

He gets very angry and the team just cool off and leave him alone. Lewis too vents his frustration in public regularly. No point being a team player if the team give u shit equipment 70% of the time.


Venting frustrations publicly is quite different from criticising the team in the way that's being suggested at the moment.

Funnily, Schumi will vent his frustration in other ways, as he did with Lewis in FP at Barcelona and immediately after his crash in Barcelona when he seemed to call Bruno an idiot.

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 01:47

no sanction for grosjean though. on what basis does he escape but michael take 5 grid penalty. surely grosjean moved into michael nearly putting him into a real wall( havent heard him squeel lke reubinho though) which did kill his race chances especially given this is monaco.

michael hits senna going nowhere but ending his own race and he takes 5 grid penalty. the consistancy??

michael must be in the most unreliable car on the grid - an absolute disgrace for mercedes and clear - isnt he responsible after all for the car come gp?

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 03:51

no sanction for grosjean though. on what basis does he escape but michael take 5 grid penalty. surely grosjean moved into michael nearly putting him into a real wall( havent heard him squeel lke reubinho though) which did kill his race chances especially given this is monaco.

michael hits senna going nowhere but ending his own race and he takes 5 grid penalty. the consistancy??

I can only assume the lack of penalty is because Michael's car was apparently undamaged.

Penalties like Spain are stupid but that's the modern sport for you.

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 04:05

if there were to be a penalty it shouldve gone to alonso for cutting across grosjean anyway

#20636 Tarzaan

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 06:29

Talk of sabotage is ludicrous. Nobody wants to see Michael succeed more than Ross Brawn and he'd never ever stand for that. Mercedes HQ are also praying for a Schumacher win - the publicity and exposure would be enormous.

Schumacher will win this season I'm sure of it! :)



The BAR crew is not only Ross Brawn, and the Merc HQ are far from Barckley...

#20637 black magic

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 07:04

agreed baddog but losing the 2 places was a massive penalty at monaco circuit.

no comment re michael hard against barrier before grosjean moved back into him.

the guy just can't buy a break.

how soon before mercedes sacrifice his race to maximise nico's chances?

just massive hearing the crowd reaction to his pole - at least someone from fia didnt stop him from attending press conference as pole sitter.

guess unless its michael or hamilton the stewards are able to look at things dispassionately and agree it was just racing - but then so was spain.

#20638 ali.unal

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 07:15

I see this new Michael in the way Michael would like us to see: a new chapter with different mentality, with different approach and evidently with new speed. I am sure Michael is aware of the fact that he is not the same driver, however he didn't see it as a quit call, instead a challenge he had just found. That, alone, creates huge respect from me. He's nicer, he's more open to public and he's more cheerful than any Schumacher I've ever witnessed.

He won't be as ruthless as the old Schumacher and I like that. I don't want to see "the old" Schumacher. People change, times change, so does Michael. He didn't continue his career, he started to build one. I'm restpectful of this. I'm respectful of his mature way, of his win-lose-together approach. And with this weekend, he showed he can still be capable of producing results in a race where five people had a reasonable chance for pole.

The best victory of Michael so for is the ability to beat himself, the old one, to create a new Michael for both himself and Formula 1. I think we should enjoy it, rather than getting furious or trolling. We should celebrate a man of 43, who achieved more than any other could ever achieve, still there fighting with "younglings" with a speed everyone should respect. Not everyone loves him, but when he's gone, everybody will respect for him. That makes him special.

#20639 ivand911

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 07:24

how soon before mercedes sacrifice his race to maximise nico's chances?

I think they do it from race 1?


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#20640 DutchCruijff

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 07:37

Fear not, he shall be on the podium in Canada.

#20641 Birelman

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 08:50

I think they do it from race 1?

:rolleyes:

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 09:09

Fear not, he shall be on the podium in Canada.


Expect NOTHING, be happy with anything. This is what I've come to expect from Schumacher's results of late.

Brawn was right - they've let him down so so badly it's almost comical

Australia - gearbox
Malaysia - Grosjean punting him
China - loose wheel
Bahrain - Q1 qualifying/DRS issue
Spain - Senna accident
Monaco - fuel pump issue

It is beyond a joke. I don't think it is sabotage though, just a catalogue of events that will inevitably see Schumacher walk away at the end of the 2012 with no motivation left and a bemused look on his face at how a team with such resources can **** up so regularly and be incapable of fielding two reliable cars at the same time on the same track.

It really is like the BAR/Honda days. Ok, they might be quicker slightly but the same DNA runs through them.

You know, the situation is so shit, I actually feel sick. The feeling is mildly like the one I experienced when I lost my job and had no way of supporting my young wife and daughter at the time - a sort of pathetic helplessness (ok I may be exaggerating a little but you get what I mean)

Edited by Ferrari_F1_fan_2001, 28 May 2012 - 09:13.


#20643 Massa_f1

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 09:22

Expect NOTHING, be happy with anything. This is what I've come to expect from Schumacher's results of late.

Brawn was right - they've let him down so so badly it's almost comical

Australia - gearbox
Malaysia - Grosjean punting him
China - loose wheel
Bahrain - Q1 qualifying/DRS issue
Spain - Senna accident
Monaco - fuel pump issue

It is beyond a joke. I don't think it is sabotage though, just a catalogue of events that will inevitably see Schumacher walk away at the end of the 2012 with no motivation left and a bemused look on his face at how a team with such resources can **** up so regularly and be incapable of fielding two reliable cars at the same time on the same track.

It really is like the BAR/Honda days. Ok, they might be quicker slightly but the same DNA runs through them.

You know, the situation is so shit, I actually feel sick. The feeling is mildly like the one I experienced when I lost my job and had no way of supporting my young wife and daughter at the time - a sort of pathetic helplessness (ok I may be exaggerating a little but you get what I mean)


I get how you feel. 2 points is sickening and makes him look terrible (on the scoreboard anyway). Podiums and and big points have been possible. As he has been in the best shape since his return. Instead he is left with nothing.

I am sick of seeing the Mercedes with the red helmet always pulling to the side of the track and slowing down. It is becoming a common sight.

I really cant see how anyone can argue he deserves better than 2 stupid points. Even non Schumacher fans

Edited by Massa_f1, 28 May 2012 - 09:23.


#20644 Tarzaan

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 09:29

I see this new Michael in the way Michael would like us to see: a new chapter with different mentality, with different approach and evidently with new speed. I am sure Michael is aware of the fact that he is not the same driver, however he didn't see it as a quit call, instead a challenge he had just found. That, alone, creates huge respect from me. He's nicer, he's more open to public and he's more cheerful than any Schumacher I've ever witnessed.

He won't be as ruthless as the old Schumacher and I like that. I don't want to see "the old" Schumacher. People change, times change, so does Michael. He didn't continue his career, he started to build one. I'm restpectful of this. I'm respectful of his mature way, of his win-lose-together approach. And with this weekend, he showed he can still be capable of producing results in a race where five people had a reasonable chance for pole.

The best victory of Michael so for is the ability to beat himself, the old one, to create a new Michael for both himself and Formula 1. I think we should enjoy it, rather than getting furious or trolling. We should celebrate a man of 43, who achieved more than any other could ever achieve, still there fighting with "younglings" with a speed everyone should respect. Not everyone loves him, but when he's gone, everybody will respect for him. That makes him special.


I want. Because this new version sometimes act like a ***

#20645 aditya-now

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 10:45

I am sick of seeing the Mercedes with the red helmet always pulling to the side of the track and slowing down. It is becoming a common sight.


It's not that uncommon. Scroll back to 1985 and Niki Lauda's year and you find pretty much the same. Lauda's second career, he was still capable of winning (like he did in 1985) but his luck was horrible and he duly retired.

I wonder what it is?

Could it be that the mental focus, the ultimate will is not there anymore and that's why they draw all the technical problems? Or is it indeed conspiracy theory and the team being consciously or subconsciously behind the young guy, who is their future (Prost, Rosberg).....?

#20646 baddog

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:05

Its just the nature of things.. sometimes things go wrong and it is neither deliberate nor is the 'victim' to blame.

given time it will all even out

#20647 Hacklerf

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:06

Guys do you think that now Schumi has made pole position, he will rediscover some belief, i mean even the most confident of drivers, until they get a result lack some belief, Schumi has done it all before, but since his comeback, 4th has been the best, but now he 100% knows that he is at the level he needs to be at to race at the front, do you think it will unlock more speed? i think it will make him much stronger for the rest of the year

#20648 Urawa

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:08

Guys do you think that now Schumi has made pole position, he will rediscover some belief, i mean even the most confident of drivers, until they get a result lack some belief, Schumi has done it all before, but since his comeback, 4th has been the best, but now he 100% knows that he is at the level he needs to be at to race at the front, do you think it will unlock more speed? i think it will make him much stronger for the rest of the year


That´s what I said a while ago too and I think a podium or win will hopefully end that current bad streak and give him another boost, so: yes!

#20649 Szoelloe

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:10

That´s what I said a while ago too and I think a podium or win will hopefully end that current bad streak and give him another boost, so: yes!


+1


#20650 jjpm

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 12:19

autosport.com - Saturday, May 26th 2012, 13:59 GMT
Schumacher :
"I have to say a great thanks to all the team, particularly some of the guys who work very closely with me - we had a special session earlier this week that unified and united us even further.

Does Loic Bigeois departure the first visible element of the above mentionned session above?
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Things aren't what they appears to be team wise...
Nico and Michael are internally strongly disagreeing on some items (tyres for sure, what else? aero?) and the son of and maybe the father of are putting more weight using the 59/2 as lever.
Would not be surprised to see N. Fry playing along with the Rosberg pair which would rather see the young Di Resta coming in to help Nico rather than observing the attention spent on the old fart with the red hat.
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But hopefully Ross will manage that :

Mercedes pledges to sort Michael Schumacher's problems after Monaco retirement
autosport.com - Sunday, May 27th 2012, 17:26 GMT

Michael Schumacher, Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn has pledged to resolve the issues that have plagued Michael Schumacher's 2012 Formula 1 season after the seven-time champion had another troubled race in Monte Carlo.
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As long as nobody ask Sir Stirling Moss advice on this matter our hope to see Michael on top of a F1 podium are realistic! Canada would be nice...

Edited by jjpm, 28 May 2012 - 12:21.