Mclaren's Top 50 Drivers.

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Re: Mclaren's Top 50 Drivers.

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1. Senna
2. Prost
3. Fittipaldi
4. Hakkinen
5. Lauda

My prediction for top 5... maybe swap Hakkinen and Emmo. Although i can see Bruce McLaren being number 1 too.
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scotty wrote:1. Senna
2. Prost
3. Fittipaldi
4. Hakkinen
5. Lauda

My prediction for top 5... maybe swap Hakkinen and Emmo. Although i can see Bruce McLaren being number 1 too.


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FRAFPDD wrote:I hope Senna doesnt win it lol, too much of a legacy hes got now needs toning down a bit, to reality.

That said the probable greatest racer won three titles for them, but Prost won three too, i dont thinnk any other driver has won 3 for Mclaren.

I dont expect anything less then Senna winning. But Prost or Mclaren himself should be second.


Don't think you will be to far wrong with that 1-2.You know you have it in the right order as well :).Although as stated before Bruce could well be top.Hakkinen probably 4th.
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FRAFPDD wrote:
killem2 wrote:remember hamilton and alonzo can't be on it. they are active drivers.


Is he? I didnt see much of him in australia :wink:



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What's Burning? wrote:
scotty wrote:1. Senna
2. Prost
3. Fittipaldi
4. Hakkinen
5. Lauda

My prediction for top 5... maybe swap Hakkinen and Emmo. Although i can see Bruce McLaren being number 1 too.


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darwin dali wrote:
What's Burning? wrote:
scotty wrote:1. Senna
2. Prost
3. Fittipaldi
4. Hakkinen
5. Lauda

My prediction for top 5... maybe swap Hakkinen and Emmo. Although i can see Bruce McLaren being number 1 too.


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Wow Piquet was only 40. :confused:
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For me Prost is the best driver that McLaren ever had.
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killem2 wrote:Wow Piquet was only 40. :confused:


What did he ever do at McLaren ??

Thats why I think Ayrton will win,3 titles the same as Prost,but he won more races for the team. :hehe:
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andrew wrote:For me Prost is the best driver that McLaren ever had.



I have no bias towards Prost and i think he is too............................
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But this list isn't for the "best". I'm inclined to think Senna did more for McLaren in his 6 years with the team than Prost did with his 6 years.
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acosmichippo wrote:But this list isn't for the "best". I'm inclined to think Senna did more for McLaren in his 6 years with the team than Prost did with his 6 years.


It is the list for Mclarens best drivers.....so Prost is best....

Is this the same Senna that was there for four years before demanding a race by race contract and finally leaving on a bad note for Williams and disposing of the team that gave him 3 titles like a used tissue.


Before you say Prost did the same, Prost left cause he couldnt handle the Senna favouritism in the team, Prost left Mclaren as the world champion.
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:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:Bruce McLaren:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap: :

McLaren have had a myriad of legends, including Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Mika Hakkinen, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen, Niki Lauda, James Hunt, Fernando Alonso, etc that I simply can't choose. Therefore, I for to the brilliant man who created the wonderful team in the first place. :cloud9:
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FRAFPDD wrote:
acosmichippo wrote:But this list isn't for the "best". I'm inclined to think Senna did more for McLaren in his 6 years with the team than Prost did with his 6 years.


It is the list for Mclarens best drivers.....so Prost is best....

Is this the same Senna that was there for four years before demanding a race by race contract and finally leaving on a bad note for Williams and disposing of the team that gave him 3 titles like a used tissue.


Before you say Prost did the same, Prost left cause he couldnt handle the Senna favouritism in the team, Prost left Mclaren as the world champion.


As a Prost fan I'm surprised you highlighted the 6 years each bit ,but failed to notice who Alain drove for in 1980(7 years),oh and John Watson finished above him in the championship that year :wink:

Edit : Ayrton only got beaten by a team mate once at McLaren '89,when Mansell took him out deliberatly after being black flagged and he had a perfectly good race win taken away in japan,which would of won the title.
Alain got beaten three times by team mates at McLaren though.

enough said :wink::hehe:
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McLaren wrote:
FRAFPDD wrote:
acosmichippo wrote:But this list isn't for the "best". I'm inclined to think Senna did more for McLaren in his 6 years with the team than Prost did with his 6 years.


It is the list for Mclarens best drivers.....so Prost is best....

Is this the same Senna that was there for four years before demanding a race by race contract and finally leaving on a bad note for Williams and disposing of the team that gave him 3 titles like a used tissue.


Before you say Prost did the same, Prost left cause he couldnt handle the Senna favouritism in the team, Prost left Mclaren as the world champion.


As a Prost fan I'm surprised you highlighted the 6 years each bit ,but failed to notice who Alain drove for in 1980(7 years),oh and John Watson finished above him in the championship that year :wink:

Edit : Ayrton only got beaten by a team mate once at McLaren '89,when Mansell took him out deliberatly after being black flagged and he had a perfectly good race win taken away in japan,which would of won the title.
Alain got beaten three times by team mates at McLaren though.

enough said :wink::hehe:


if you want to turn this into a Prost vs Senna debate youll lose too easily.


Prost thrashed World champion to be Damon Hill in the same car in 1993,
Prost thrashed World champion to be Nigel Mansell in the same car in 1990
Prost thrashed World champion Keke Rosberg in the same car in 1986
Prost thrashed World champion Aytron Senna by 21 points in the same car in 1989 (oh, and considerably under-favoured too)
Prost ANNIHALATED three time world champion Lauda in 85 , 5 times more points then Lauda.
The only times Alain lost to a teammate?

First year in F1, in which he didnt participate in 3 races compared to Watsons 100 percent.

A absurd points system in 88, he ammassed plenty more points to beat Senna, but only wins were important.

by less then a point to three time world champion Lauda.

Sennas fastest lap count 1988: 3
Prosts fastest lap count 1988: 7

Sennas fastest lap count 1989: 3
Prosts fastest lap count 1989: 5


Sennas titles: Least points compared to Prost 88, punting off rivals (Prost) to win dirty wdc's '90, totally unchallenged by any other constructor in 91.....pretty poor if you ask me.

If you need a kicker (although you have been soundly ousted) Prost also thrashed Grand Prix winners Arnoux and Alesi when teammates with him.


I got more to give if you can take it? Like the fact Senna only managed to beat Berger by a point in 92....laaammmmeeeee.


Edit: Oh and i never mentioned/highligted/bolded anything to do with how long each raced at Mclaren?
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