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#1 FlatOverCrest

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 15:53



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Get this woman into DTM!!!!!!!! Would love to see her given an F1 test (just for fun) with Sauber, just to see how she would do.

Great lady and great driver! :love:



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#2 ForeverF1

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 16:15

Sabine on Top Gear

#3 Henrytheeigth

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 16:25

The one great thing about F1 being so great is that when a woman driver does appear, she shall be safe....always hopefully. :) Yes she did well in those vids. Adorable actually lol

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 17:06

Sabine on Top Gear

Hope she makes another appearance. Maybe taking on the Stig. If we still have a Stig in these post-Stig unmasked days.

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 17:38



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Get this woman into DTM!!!!!!!! Would love to see her given an F1 test (just for fun) with Sauber, just to see how she would do.

Great lady and great driver! :love:


DTM would be good for her. She can't do worse than Legge and Stoddart. Of course she's German and in the days of DTM internationalization it's maybe not fancy

#6 stillOrange

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 17:57

OH God. You can't really think of any better job then being a Ring-Taxi driver. Can you ?

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 18:01

Why ? What exactly this girl did what tons of real racing drivers did without any chance to drive in F1 ?

#8 JPW

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 18:13

Nice video, she's quite a nice lady and great skills in that M5. :up:

However DTM don't think so, DTM isn't looking for a 41 y/o Nordschleife specialist and they've ladies aplenty too.
Maybe when BMW enters in 2012 but they've their other real touring car specialists to consider too, I think DTM is not to be for Sabine but at least she has a great job at the Ring and with BMW.

As to an F1 test for someone like her with no relevant open wheel experience, surely Sauber have more interesting prospects to put in their car.

#9 FlatOverCrest

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 18:52

As to an F1 test for someone like her with no relevant open wheel experience, surely Sauber have more interesting prospects to put in their car.


Absolutely, which is why I stated that it should be for fun! She is hardly the next contender for a race seat, I just thought as she has been a great ambassador for BMW, a run maybe in one of last years BMW/Sauber's would be a real nice touch, and interesting to see what sort of pace she could achieve.

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 19:18

Shes been around for years, so I don't know why you've suddenly discovered her now. Was there a feature in todays Daily Mail? :)

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 19:19

Why ? What exactly this girl did what tons of real racing drivers did without any chance to drive in F1 ?


Exactly. Short of being famous, I don't think her racing credentials exceed those of many other legitimate drivers.

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 19:25

excellent video :up: :smoking:

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 21:17

Cracking vid, sabine schmitz is a legend, im feeling a trip to the 'ring next summer now, maybe in a 'ring taxi too :p

Edited by olliek88, 01 November 2010 - 21:17.


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Posted 01 November 2010 - 21:19

Why ? What exactly this girl did what tons of real racing drivers did without any chance to drive in F1 ?


Mark? Mark Blundell?

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 21:21

Absolutely, which is why I stated that it should be for fun! She is hardly the next contender for a race seat, I just thought as she has been a great ambassador for BMW, a run maybe in one of last years BMW/Sauber's would be a real nice touch, and interesting to see what sort of pace she could achieve.


F1 cars are for racing, not "fun" or giving the general public joy rides in.



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Posted 01 November 2010 - 21:27

F1 cars are for racing, not "fun" or giving the general public joy rides in.


haha, i just had a vision of some unruly youths trying to jump start an F1 car with laptop, starter et all trying to get it going for a joyride. :D

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 21:45

Cracking vid, sabine schmitz is a legend, im feeling a trip to the 'ring next summer now, maybe in a 'ring taxi too :p


book early - I've been twice, and both times you needed to book a year in advance. I drove myself around instead ;)

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 22:44

Why Sauber?

#19 Callisto

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 00:30

I would love to drive round the ring in real life(its my fave track on forza 3),but i doubt my bro would lend me his car...lol

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 00:36

You can hire various performance cars @ the track.

#21 Callisto

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 00:39

You can hire various performance cars @ the track.

That great,but not on my budget,ill have to stick to playing forza and watching sabine

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 00:46

F1 cars are for racing, not "fun" or giving the general public joy rides in.

Yeah, that's why they never do things like demonstration runs, or rides in two-seaters, or give tests to people like Loeb and Rossi who aren't committed to F1.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 02:13

Im advocating a total ban on drivers licenses for women, as that will evaporate all traffic jams, but for Sabine id make an exception. Well, i would demand thats shed take a new exam every 10 years or so, im not totally crazy ;)

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 02:28

Shes been around for years, so I don't know why you've suddenly discovered her now. Was there a feature in todays Daily Mail? :)


Thanks for the contribution willow, I actually met Sabine about 6 years ago on my first visit to the ring. This was just a nice new video that I thought people might enjoy.

I also dont read the Daily Mail.... but you carry on!

#25 FlatOverCrest

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 02:42

F1 cars are for racing, not "fun" or giving the general public joy rides in.


Which is obviously why Renault allowed Richard Hammond to have a go... seriously...take a day off, Sabine is actually a race driver and abloody good one at that.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 02:46

Why Sauber?


Maybe because their budget this year has come from BMW?

Besides I was more interested to see her in one of last years fully liveried BMW F1 cars and was just curious as to what time around a track like Barcelona she might achieve. I never expected so many armchair racers to start throwing their toys and their vitriol over a nice video and an interesting suggestion....

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 03:00

You can hire various performance cars @ the track.


we hired a BMW in Paris to use on the track and then deleted the GPS log !;);)

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 03:06

Maybe because their budget this year has come from BMW?

Besides I was more interested to see her in one of last years fully liveried BMW F1 cars and was just curious as to what time around a track like Barcelona she might achieve. I never expected so many armchair racers to start throwing their toys and their vitriol over a nice video and an interesting suggestion....


I don't think it's anything personal. :)

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 06:14

Hope she makes another appearance. Maybe taking on the Stig. If we still have a Stig in these post-Stig unmasked days.


Don't worry, they've been breeding new ones !!
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 06:59

Great lady and great driver! :love:

Doesn't hurt that she's really good-looking.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 09:20

Mark? Mark Blundell?

rofl i see that you done there

#32 Ross Stonefeld

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 09:25

Maybe because their budget this year has come from BMW?

Besides I was more interested to see her in one of last years fully liveried BMW F1 cars and was just curious as to what time around a track like Barcelona she might achieve. I never expected so many armchair racers to start throwing their toys and their vitriol over a nice video and an interesting suggestion....


Sauber's budget doesn't come from BMW, in fact they were left with quite a bit of debt. They are simply stuck with the name due to the way F1 franchises work.

It'd be interesting, to a point, to see Sabine drive a real race car, but no more than seeing someone like Richard Hammond. Her PR value is really only going to come from being female, and there are female racing drivers that would attract more media attention than Sabine if given an F1 test.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 10:10

Cracking vid, sabine schmitz is a legend, im feeling a trip to the 'ring next summer now, maybe in a 'ring taxi too :p



Legend?

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:09

Sauber's budget doesn't come from BMW, in fact they were left with quite a bit of debt. They are simply stuck with the name due to the way F1 franchises work.
It'd be interesting, to a point, to see Sabine drive a real race car, but no more than seeing someone like Richard Hammond. Her PR value is really only going to come from being female, and there are female racing drivers that would attract more media attention than Sabine if given an F1 test.


My my the hair is truly splitteth!! Let me be more precise... Sauber's budget does in fact come from BMW 'for the most part' by means of keeping the funds allocated to 'BMW-Sauber' for the initial part of the season by the board of BMW. I would be interested to see your source information to the exact level of 'debt' that Sauber was left with?

Also...what exactly is a 'real' race car in your personal opinion? I guess the cars she used to win the Nurburgring 24 hour race in 1996 and 1997, combined with the third place in 2008, dont count as 'real' race cars eh? Damn...... the race snobbery around here is staggering.

Fact is, she has raced cars, she has won events, therefore she is considerably better as a race driver than Richard Hammond will ever be. But hey... I really could not care less if a bunch of forumers think she does not have the 'merit' to drive an F1 car.... If I had the chance to drive one, I'd drive one....and I hope she gets that chance someday.

It was simply a nice video, about a nice talented lady...

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:11

Legend?

a woman can drive a car fairly fast = a legend aparently.
badoer , gene , diniz etc would probably school her :)

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:15

Eh? BMW don't give them anything. No engines, no funding, nothing. Not even a Honda-style divorce settlement.

If Sabine has raced professionally there's even less reason to give her an F1 demo, as she has not, to date, shown the results/speed to deserve a test; even as a PR exercise. Now if you were talking Danica Patrick I'd agree, if only because of the incredible amount of attention you'd get in the world's largest media market.

We'd all love the chance to drive an F1 car. But in the real world wishing doesn't make it so. F1 teams are far too busy, have far too little testing, and testing is far too expensive (I believe €1,500 per km) to spend time on low impact events. I'm glad you brought up Hammond first, as it's the equivalent level of PR level. Yes Sabine is a far better driver than that, but if we're going to judge her on those merits she falls short in the professional realm and really isn't even in the top 5 of female racers.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:21

a woman can drive a car fairly fast = a legend aparently.
badoer , gene , diniz etc would probably school her :)


If you followed her at the Ring and see what she does with a car there....yeah you would consider using the word 'Legend'. Also...go for a taxi ride with her and then revisit your thought as to her 'fairly fast' skills...

Around the Ring...she IS Legend. Who suggested she was faster than the current crop of F1 drivers??? No one here.

However I would place a large wager that if you took her and Danica Patrick to a track they have never seen before and give them the same cars, I think Sabine wins that battle all day long. Hence why I would like to see just what she 'could' do in an F1 car. Not to get a ride in F1, not to prove if she is faster than the current F1 drivers... just a personal interest to see if what sort of time she could set...

and for that matter... I'd like to see her have a test in a WRC car. She seems to have the same qualities as Mouton and certainly has the car control of Michele, just strikes me that she has never been given a decent opportunity to show what she could do.

Is it a bit late for her now to do anything serious...yes it is... is she still a bloody quick driver...yes she is... that is all.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:44

Eh? BMW don't give them anything. No engines, no funding, nothing. Not even a Honda-style divorce settlement.

If Sabine has raced professionally there's even less reason to give her an F1 demo, as she has not, to date, shown the results/speed to deserve a test; even as a PR exercise. Now if you were talking Danica Patrick I'd agree, if only because of the incredible amount of attention you'd get in the world's largest media market.

We'd all love the chance to drive an F1 car. But in the real world wishing doesn't make it so. F1 teams are far too busy, have far too little testing, and testing is far too expensive (I believe €1,500 per km) to spend time on low impact events. I'm glad you brought up Hammond first, as it's the equivalent level of PR level. Yes Sabine is a far better driver than that, but if we're going to judge her on those merits she falls short in the professional realm and really isn't even in the top 5 of female racers.


OK so you do not produce any source information for your last claim that Sauber was left in considerable debt by BMW. OK..no problem.

I am quite well aware of the Ferrari lump in the rear of their car and again, if you can prove via source that BMW did not provide any funding to Peter Sauber, then you go right ahead. As the chellenger to a point, you generally have to base your objection on fact.

As to your assessment of her racing ability... who are the top 5 female racers in your opinion? Legge? Patrick? Moore? who? Because unless you are able to establish a race between them, then all you have is your 'opinion' and there are as many of those on these boards as there are ar$eholes.

What you fail to realise is the fact that there are literally thousands and thousands of professional and amateur drivers out there, some of which might, just might be even more talented than the likes of Alonso, Hamilton, et al.... unfortunately many of them have never had the management and financial resources to 'get the results' you speak of, to make a path up the ladder, to deserve a test.

so for the final time for the hard of HEARING........

I do not propose she takes the valuable time of an F1 team...eating their precious testing budget.... but if there were the opportunity to do a 'Richard Hammond' style TV piece with an ex-F1 car as I suggested (which has already been done with Comtec Racing, so clearly the Renault team did not make such a song and dance about it as you are, and )...then it would be fun to watch.

Nothing more..nothing less...

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:53

OK so you do not produce any source information for your last claim that Sauber was left in considerable debt by BMW. OK..no problem.

I am quite well aware of the Ferrari lump in the rear of their car and again, if you can prove via source that BMW did not provide any funding to Peter Sauber, then you go right ahead. As the chellenger to a point, you generally have to base your objection on fact.


That door swings both ways cowboy. Other than the name, which they were forced to keep due to FOM contracts rather than an association with BMW, can you demonstrate any funding, sponsorship, or other subsidy coming from BMW AG?

As to your assessment of her racing ability... who are the top 5 female racers in your opinion? Legge? Patrick? Moore? who? Because unless you are able to establish a race between them, then all you have is your 'opinion' and there are as many of those on these boards as there are ar$eholes.


Well without a race theres equally no reason to give Sabine the default No1 plate.

Since we're doing this as a PR thing, we have to go in terms of impact. So Danica, de Silvestro, Stoddart(looks will count), there's a few gals in NASCAR I can't remember, etc. Hell, even Sarah Fisher got a McLaren demo because she's so well liked.

What you fail to realise is the fact that there are literally thousands and thousands of professional and amateur drivers out there, some of which might, just might be even more talented than the likes of Alonso, Hamilton, et al.... unfortunately many of them have never had the management and financial resources to 'get the results' you speak of, to make a path up the ladder, to deserve a test.


I understand this issue probably even better than you. So if we were going to go out and pick some plucky and lucky racer and give them the chance of a lifetime, I can't say Sabine would be on my shortlist of 10. I know everyone loves the Nurburgring but she's a track specialist.


so for the final time for the hard of HEARING........

I do not propose she takes the valuable time of an F1 team...eating their precious testing budget.... but if there were the opportunity to do a 'Richard Hammond' style TV piece with an ex-F1 car as I suggested (which has already been done with Comtec Racing, so clearly the Renault team did not make such a song and dance about it as you are, and )...then it would be fun to watch.

Nothing more..nothing less...


You know that Richard Hammond piece would have been seen by 6-8million TV viewers? That's pretty good PR. Renault F1 have gotten good mileage out of that show when you recall Kovalainen's lap.

You seem to be taking people disagreeing with you kind of personally.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:58

If you followed her at the Ring and see what she does with a car there....yeah you would consider using the word 'Legend'. Also...go for a taxi ride with her and then revisit your thought as to her 'fairly fast' skills...

Around the Ring...she IS Legend. Who suggested she was faster than the current crop of F1 drivers??? No one here.

However I would place a large wager that if you took her and Danica Patrick to a track they have never seen before and give them the same cars, I think Sabine wins that battle all day long. Hence why I would like to see just what she 'could' do in an F1 car. Not to get a ride in F1, not to prove if she is faster than the current F1 drivers... just a personal interest to see if what sort of time she could set...

and for that matter... I'd like to see her have a test in a WRC car. She seems to have the same qualities as Mouton and certainly has the car control of Michele, just strikes me that she has never been given a decent opportunity to show what she could do.

Is it a bit late for her now to do anything serious...yes it is... is she still a bloody quick driver...yes she is... that is all.

pfft if she looked like susan boyle noone would even car

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:16

1: That door swings both ways cowboy. Other than the name, which they were forced to keep due to FOM contracts rather than an association with BMW, can you demonstrate any funding, sponsorship, or other subsidy coming from BMW AG?

2: Well without a race theres equally no reason to give Sabine the default No1 plate.

3: Since we're doing this as a PR thing, we have to go in terms of impact. So Danica, de Silvestro, Stoddart(looks will count), there's a few gals in NASCAR I can't remember, etc. Hell, even Sarah Fisher got a McLaren demo because she's so well liked.

4: I understand this issue probably even better than you. So if we were going to go out and pick some plucky and lucky racer and give them the chance of a lifetime, I can't say Sabine would be on my shortlist of 10. I know everyone loves the Nurburgring but she's a track specialist.

5: You know that Richard Hammond piece would have been seen by 6-8million TV viewers? That's pretty good PR. Renault F1 have gotten good mileage out of that show when you recall Kovalainen's lap.

6: You seem to be taking people disagreeing with you kind of personally.


1: I will gladly produce my evidence to counter your evidence that they have not received funding. Remember, you challenged my view, therefore the onus is on you to prove that point otherwise it is merely another Ross Stonefeld opinion... Oh by the way... they actually kept the name as they thought they had to, to have any chance of securing the TV rights money and championship money from the previous year, which they did not get in the end, but by which time they had already registered on the F1 entry list for 2010 and would require dispensation from all the other teams to change, so they decided to keep the name.

2: Who gave her the No. 1 plate? Please produce where I have said she is the best female driver in the world? I simply called her a driving goddess... which in my eye...she is...

3: Why exactly do we 'have to go in terms of impact'...according to who?...you? Feck it.. if I had the cash...I'd give her the chance in a private test, closed doors...

4: Really?...do you really know it better than I? You 100% about that...or yet again just another Stonefeld dismissive statement that you often slap on people.

5: LOLOLOL what a magical U-Turn. So having gone from

F1 teams are far too busy, have far too little testing, and testing is far too expensive (I believe €1,500 per km) to spend time on low impact events

So you go from 'Low Impact events' to ... '6-8 million Tv Viewers..thats pretty good PR'... Contradict yourself much?

6: Absolutely nothing personal in this at all. I just like calling people like you out for making utter garbage 'matter of fact points' when in reality they are merely your own personal opinion. The hilarious thing....is how you can go into so much detail about the merits of whether Sabine deserves a run in an F1 car.... when what you could have simply said was 'Yeah that would be kinda fun to see how she does...' But NO... the little 'arguement troll/I am goig to tell you why I think your view is idiotic' gene kicks in... so no..far from personal... and again...your opinion is backed up as per usual with ZERO evidence.. so just for snits and giggles, I thought I would question each of your 'statements of fact'..... for fun!

Hope that clarifies things for you :wave:

Edited by FlatOverCrest, 02 November 2010 - 13:21.


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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:16



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Get this woman into DTM!!!!!!!! Would love to see her given an F1 test (just for fun) with Sauber, just to see how she would do.

Great lady and great driver! :love:


Amazing how you can post something nice and non-controversial and there will still be people who want to poopoo it.

She doesn't deserve it. It's only because she is pretty. blah blah blah. <yawn>

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:18

Amazing how you can post something nice and non-controversial and there will still be people who want to poopoo it.

She doesn't deserve it. It's only because she is pretty. blah blah blah. <yawn>

Have them fill out this form.
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:rotfl:

Nice one sir... :up:

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:22

1: I will gladly produce my evidence to counter your evidence that they have not received funding. Remember, you challenged my view, therefore the onus is on you to prove that point otherwise it is merely another Ross Stonefeld opinion... Oh by the way... they actually kept the name as they thought they had to, to have any chance of securing the TV rights money and championship money from the previous year, which they did not get in the end, but by which time they had already registered on the F1 entry list for 2010 and would require dispensation from all the other teams to change, so they decided to keep it the name.


Produce your evidence then. Although you've just said they kept the BMW name to keep their franchise income, which they didnt get anyways. So in other words, the BMW name has brought them exactly nothing? Or would you like to rephrase that?

2: Who gave her the No. 1 plate? Please produce where I have said she is the best female driver in the world? I simply called her a driving goddess... which in my eye...she is...


And thats fine. That's your personal view which is fine. But you need to have a more compelling argument why an exception should be made for her. If you wanted to start a "Who would you like to see test an F1 car" thread and she was a candidate, great. But to make a Sabine specific case will need better arguments.

3: Why exactly do we 'have to go in terms of impact'...according to who?...you? Feck it.. if I had the cash...I'd give her the chance in a private test, closed doors...

Because otherwise there's no logic behind it. Might as well give Tony Blair a test.

4: Really?...do you really know it better than I? You 100% about that...or yet again just another Stonefeld dismissive statement that you often slap on people.


Uhm, you're the one going on about how you know better than all the rest of us. We're just a bunch of keyboard warriors, blah blah.

5: LOLOLOL what a magical U-Turn. So having gone from So you go from 'Low Impact events' to ... '6-8 million Tv Viewers..thats pretty good PR'... Contradict yourself much?


Richard Hammond 'moves the needle' in PR terms more than Sabine. You don't have to like it, but that's the way it is. I reckon most people in the UK who know who she is, know her from Top Gear apperances. Funny that.

6: Absolutely nothing personal in this at all. I just like calling people like you out for making utter garbage 'matter of fact points' when in reality they are merely your own personal opinion. The hilarious thing....is how you can go into so much detail about the merits of whether Sabine deserves a run in an F1 car.... when what you could have simply said was 'Yeah that would be kinda fun to see how she does...' But NO... the little 'arguement troll/I am goig to tell you why I think your view is idiotic' gene kicks in... so no..far from personal... and again...your opinion is backed up as per usual with ZERO evidence.. so just for snits and giggles, I thought I would question each of your 'satements of fact'..... for fun!

Hope that clarifies things for you :wave:


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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:42

There are hundreds of people who can drive a passenger car quickly around circuits. Sabine is one of them.
Go to any racing school and you'll find guys (and girls) who will stick a car around the track faster than you ever thought possible.

Yeah I don't doubt shes pretty handy around nurburgring, but she bloody should be, shes done probably hundreds of thousands of laps of the place.

Lets face it if she hadn't of been on "top gear" 99% of people in the UK wouldn't know who she is.

I still don't see how she qualifies for a F1 test in any way.

#46 JPW

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:49

It was simply a nice video, about a nice talented lady...

And that is probably where you should have left it because all that other stuff about "get her to DTM", "she'd beat Danica all day long" and "she has the car control of Michelle Mouton" is just way over the top.

The lady is remarkably good at driving the Ring, very nice and all but so are a bunch of other people and she'd be the first to admit that probably and would've a huge chuckle over your "Legend" and "Driving Goddess" remarks. :lol:

Just get over yourself will you.

#47 Xpat

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:50

There are hundreds of people who can drive a passenger car quickly around circuits. Sabine is one of them.
Go to any racing school and you'll find guys (and girls) who will stick a car around the track faster than you ever thought possible.

Yeah I don't doubt shes pretty handy around nurburgring, but she bloody should be, shes done probably hundreds of thousands of laps of the place.

Lets face it if she hadn't of been on "top gear" 99% of people in the UK wouldn't know who she is.

I still don't see how she qualifies for a F1 test in any way.


What "qualifies" someone to take a lap or two in an F1 car?

Stop treating it like the heavens open up, angels fly down with a racing suit and helmet, and the LORD ALMIGHTY decrees someone "qualifies".

I suspect there are a lot of ways to qualify. Like be a good driver, have a lot of money, be famous, have some PR value, know the team owner, pass the rigorous Autosport BB test, and on and on.

#48 FlatOverCrest

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:54

1:Produce your evidence then. Although you've just said they kept the BMW name to keep their franchise income, which they didnt get anyways. So in other words, the BMW name has brought them exactly nothing? Or would you like to rephrase that?

2:And thats fine. That's your personal view which is fine. But you need to have a more compelling argument why an exception should be made for her. If you wanted to start a "Who would you like to see test an F1 car" thread and she was a candidate, great. But to make a Sabine specific case will need better arguments.

3:Because otherwise there's no logic behind it. Might as well give Tony Blair a test.

4:Uhm, you're the one going on about how you know better than all the rest of us. We're just a bunch of keyboard warriors, blah blah.

5:Richard Hammond 'moves the needle' in PR terms more than Sabine. You don't have to like it, but that's the way it is. I reckon most people in the UK who know who she is, know her from Top Gear apperances. Funny that.

6:Are you talking to me or the mirror? Physician, heal thyself.


LOL jesus where do you get this stuff...does it all come from a little voice in your head?

1: You can try and dodge this as much as you like. You made a bold statement to dismiss my view that BMW gave Peter Sauber ZERO money. I dont have to produce any evidence. Get off your arse and do some work yourself for a change.

2: Why do I? Because you tell me I need a more compelling argument... in the words of Mr John Cleland... 'F@ck off'.

3: Tony Blair versus Sabine Schmitz in terms of comparison as to who 'deserves' a run in an F1 car...... wow you are scraping here.

4: Quote me where I have said I know better than anyone here? You may try reverse pschology all you like. The only one throwing his toys around about peoples suitability for an F1 run/taster/PR Run is you.
Again just to be clear..this was YOUR statement:

I understand this issue probably even better than you.

So unless you are a complete and utter nut job, the only person stating their authority to knowing more about this subject than anyone else...was you???? LOLOLOLOL

5: AGAIN...you completley dodge the point made that you contradicted yourself. LOL You do this all the time, are you a Labour politician or something? I suspect that if you did a Top Gear special of Sabine driving the Ring in an Ex-BMW F1 car... it might even get more viewing numbers than Hammond received.... the fact is... I questioned your point about an F1 team not caring or not having the financial scope to do a test, to then highlight how you completely contradicted yourself, to then say that because it was Richard Hammond, it is was worth it.... seriously.... stop digging now!!!

6: Alas..while everyone here can see that the only one 'telling' others why their opinion about something is wrong...yet producing nothing to back that up... if all else fails... revert to reverse pschology.

Your a Strawman Stonefeld, you spout forth opinion as if fact and deliver nothing in terms of evidence to back up your quite forthright views that others statements are not correct.

Now you can spin that in reverse all you like... I however suggest you fill out the form provided above. :lol: :wave:

#49 ForeverF1

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:54



:up:

Get this woman into DTM!!!!!!!! Would love to see her given an F1 test (just for fun) with Sauber, just to see how she would do.

Great lady and great driver! :love:


My emphasis.

#50 FlatOverCrest

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 13:55

My emphasis.


Hehehe cheers sir...