The Best of the British

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No1 British Driver Ever?

Sterling Moss
4
7%
Jackie Stewart
18
31%
Damon Hill/Graham Hill
3
5%
Nigel Mansell
7
12%
John Surtees
0
No votes
Jenson Button
2
3%
David Coulthard
4
7%
Jim Clark
17
29%
James Hunt
2
3%
Mike Hawthorn
2
3%
 
Total votes: 59

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LewEngBridewell wrote:
andrew wrote:
LewEngBridewell wrote:
andrew wrote:
LewEngBridewell wrote:
andrew wrote:Why are Graham and Damon Hill lumped together? From what I've seen and read I'd say that Graham Hill was a hell of a lot better than his son. I know polls only allow 10 options but maybe one of the less inspiring British drivers listed could have been omitted.


Less inspiring? Damon Hill? He's a bloody champion for goodness sake, and might have been a double one had he not been the victim of a certain German's road rage! :P:whip:


Best car in 94, 95 and 96 yet only managed to get the championship in 96 when the only real ompetition was his team mate who was often faster.


With regard to '96 it's the points that matter at the end of the day! :twisted: He's a champion and you can't argue with that.


Yeah, thank goodness for team orders. Villeneuve would have beat by a long way otherwise!


Well, let's not start another conspiracy debate about what could've been :hehe::wink:


No conspiracy needed with this one.
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andrew wrote:Yeah, thank goodness for team orders. Villeneuve would have beat by a long way otherwise!


Lol good one, anyone would think you were trolling making a claim as ridiculous as that. Hill won by 19 points, a massive margin. :yawn:
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Has to be Jim Clark for me ,by a long way. :thumbup:
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Shame the Hills are on the same line, one I class as one of the best the other one of the worst.
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Clark, Moss, Hamilton, Stewart
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Re: The Best of the British

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Moss? Hamilton? You high! :hehe:

Clark, Strewart followed by Surtees, G. Hill and Hawthorn in no particular order. :D
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Re: The Best of the British

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Moss was better than his results look.

Tom Pryce should be number 1
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Re: The Best of the British

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Jabberwocky wrote:Shame the Hills are on the same line, one I class as one of the best the other one of the worst.


So vote and then comment on which one you voted for, also it was 4 and half years ago who keeps digging this crap up?? :P
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Also John Surtees hasn't got a vote and won on 2 wheels and 4??
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Irv the Swerve wrote:Also John Surtees hasn't got a vote and won on 2 wheels and 4??


It says best driver not rider :wink::hehe: Two wheels doesn't count
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Jabberwocky wrote:Moss was better than his results look.

Tom Pryce should be number 1


:thumbup: 5 2nd places in the championship was it to Moss? he was WELL better than he looked!!
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Irv the Swerve wrote:also it was 4 and half years ago who keeps digging this crap up?? :P


:blush:

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Re: The Best of the British

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racechick wrote:
Jabberwocky wrote:Moss was better than his results look.

Tom Pryce should be number 1


:thumbup: 5 2nd places in the championship was it to Moss? he was WELL better than he looked!!

Are you calling him frumpy? :hehe:
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Re: The Best of the British

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darwin dali wrote:
racechick wrote:
Jabberwocky wrote:Moss was better than his results look.

Tom Pryce should be number 1


:thumbup: 5 2nd places in the championship was it to Moss? he was WELL better than he looked!!

Are you calling him frumpy? :hehe:
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He wouldn't get away with blackening up like that these days. :hehe:
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Re: The Best of the British

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andrew wrote:He wouldn't get away with blackening up like that these days. :hehe:


Well, he'd just look like one of Alonso's fans at Barcelona a few years ago! :P:whip::twisted:
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