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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Re: The Best of the British

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LewEngBridewell wrote:
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:


Those were Hamilton fans. :wink::hehe:
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Re: The Best of the British

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Irv the Swerve wrote:
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


Damon lucked into the best car on the grid IMHO
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Jabberwocky wrote:
Irv the Swerve wrote:
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


Damon lucked into the best car on the grid IMHO


:yes:

Then went on to score Jordans first win, but only after threatening to bin the car if Ralf Schumacher wasn't told to slow down and not pass him.
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Re: The Best of the British

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He lead a race in the Arrows as well
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Re: The Best of the British

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Jabberwocky wrote:He lead a race in the Arrows as well

And would have won as well if he didn't lose sixth gear (I believe it was sixth).
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myownalias wrote:
Jabberwocky wrote:He lead a race in the Arrows as well

And would have won as well if he didn't lose sixth gear (I believe it was sixth).


It would've been a remarkable win. :yes:
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Re: The Best of the British

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Irv the Swerve wrote:And never used Nivea for men.

Yo sure?
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Re: The Best of the British

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LewEngBridewell wrote:44 years ago today. RIP Jim Clark x


That's twice you've resurrected this thread. :yes: I think this is the oldest thread on this forum that I've ever posted to, so I voted Sir Jackie Stewart.
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What's Burning? wrote:
LewEngBridewell wrote:44 years ago today. RIP Jim Clark x


That's twice you've resurrected this thread. :yes: I think this is the oldest thread on this forum that I've ever posted to, so I voted Sir Jackie Stewart.


Well it saves creating a new one! :P
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Ok so who are the two guys that voted Button as best ever British driver?? and they say Hamilton fans are deluded :rofl:
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racechick wrote:Ok so who are the two guys that voted Button as best ever British driver?? and they say Hamilton fans are deluded :rofl:


Jensonb was certainly one of them :P

Ahhh, imagine if he was still here...
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LewEngBridewell wrote:
racechick wrote:Ok so who are the two guys that voted Button as best ever British driver?? and they say Hamilton fans are deluded :rofl:


Jensonb was certainly one of them :P

Ahhh, imagine if he was still here...

Oooooooooo wouldn't we have fireworks :hehe:
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Re: The Best of the British

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Obviously it's DC most unlucky man in history to not win a season, also most successful driver in history not to win a wdc.

And to clarify GB does not include north Ireland or the chanel island, the UK does however.
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Re: The Best of the British

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LewEngBridewell wrote:
racechick wrote:Ok so who are the two guys that voted Button as best ever British driver?? and they say Hamilton fans are deluded :rofl:


Jensonb was certainly one of them :P

Ahhh, imagine if he was still here...


Why would anyone vote for either? Looking at some of the names on the list there is no comparission.