So what stats and evidence do you have to back up your claim that most successful drivers aren't capable of being arseholes? Unless your behind the scenes of everything, how would you know who was an arsehole? Who was shifty? Who used underhanded tactics, played political games etc etc.
You have no idea. JV is one of my favourites, was an arsehole and could be an absolute **** at times, not to mention arrogant, abrasive and the rest. But he admits certain things others wouldn't. He ****ed with Frentzen the moment he started at Williams and JV couldn't care less. He has a record Frentzen would kill for and Patrick Head said himself that HHF wasn't enough of a bastard.
Look at the champions. How many, on the surface, look and acted like gentlemen without a hint of arsehole in them? Hakkinen? Yeah most likely... Raikkonen? Yeah. Perhaps Nico Rosberg? Damon Hill for sure.
I can't think of too many more. And thats without knowing a damn thing about what goes on behind the scenes.
Now check out some of the rest of recent times - Piquet, Mansell, Prost, Senna, Hunt, Jones, Scheckter, Schumacher, Villeneuve, Alonso, Hamilton, Vettel... shall I go on?
Yep... bunch of down to earth, straight laced gentlemen right there...
Edited by PlayboyRacer, 20 January 2019 - 12:41.