Best battle in history?

Celebrate over sixty years of F1 - your memories, experiences and opinions.
User avatar
bud
Shrub
Posts: 17633
Joined: 10 Jan 06, 03:02
Favourite Driver: Ayrton Senna, Lewis Hamilton
Favourite Team: McLaren
Location: Adelaide, Australia, ɹǝpun uʍop

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby bud »

:rofl: History buff LRW?
LRW
Banned
Posts: 6708
Joined: 28 Mar 11, 11:33
Favourite Driver: H.A.M
Favourite Team: AMG P-Dog
Location: in a glass case of emotion

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby LRW »

bud wrote::rofl: History buff LRW?


No. Copy n Paste expert.
Image
GLOW THE BR@KES
Posts: 13
Joined: 25 Feb 12, 18:43

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby GLOW THE BR@KES »

Image

My stage is shared by many millions
Who lift their hands up high because they feel this
We are one, we are strong
The more you hold us down, the more we press on
CREED - what if
User avatar
Fluffy
Posts: 67
Joined: 13 Dec 10, 21:59
Location: Tottington - England

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby Fluffy »

Imo the best battle was Senna v Mansell in Monaco 1992.
"Racing is in my blood, it is part of me, a part of my life" Ayrton Senna
Image
User avatar
LewEngBridewell
DD owns my a$$
Posts: 11398
Joined: 01 Apr 11, 17:04
Favourite Team: McLaren
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby LewEngBridewell »

Seb VS Narain Karthikeyen in Sepang was mint. Best ever. It was that good, we're still talking about it in other threads.
Image
Race wins:181Drivers' titles:12Constructors' titles:8
Fantasy F1 Team = Bridewell Palace Racing
CHR1S UK
Posts: 9
Joined: 27 Feb 12, 16:03
Location: North East England

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby CHR1S UK »

welshie wrote:I'm sure we've all seen this video before, but surely its worth just one more look :D

Villeneuve v Arnoux . . . . enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzCqY8Wg5So


I do agree with you on that one but also Villeneuve v Peroni at Imola in 1982
Huge fan of the Toleman/Bennetton/Renault/Lotus F1Team
F1 2011 on xBox Live - Gamertag: CHR1S UK
User avatar
madbrad
Posts: 3194
Joined: 04 Mar 07, 00:34
Location: Pickering ON Canada

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby madbrad »

GV and DP weren't engaged in a fight for position. That wasn'r exactly racing. The two just had different ideas about what they were supposed to do:

From Wiki:
Ferrari ordered their drivers to slow down to minimize the risk of mechanical failure or running out of fuel. Villeneuve believed this order also meant that the cars were to maintain position on the track, with Villeneuve ahead of Pironi. However, Pironi believed that the cars were free to race, and passed Villeneuve. Villeneuve believed that Pironi was simply trying to spice up an otherwise dull race, and duly re-passed his teammate, assuming that he would then hold station for the remainder of the race. Thus, Villeneuve failed to protect the inside line going into the Tosa corner on the final lap, and Pironi passed him to take the win. Villeneuve was irate at what he saw as Pironi's betrayal, although opinion inside the Ferrari team was split over the true meaning of the order to slow down. Villeneuve's expression was sullen on the podium, enraged by Pironi's actions. He was quoted afterwards as saying, "I'll never speak to Pironi again in my life." They proved to be prophetic words, as he was still not on speaking terms with his teammate when he died during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix two weeks later.
sent from my supercray using assembler.
_______________________________



Image
DON'T FEED THE TROLLS!
User avatar
IceCube
Posts: 73
Joined: 07 Jan 12, 23:15

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby IceCube »

Senna vs Prost... thats all i can say.
"I'm very privileged. I've always had a very good life. But everything that I've gotten out of life was obtained through dedication, and tremendous desire to achieve my goals. A great desire to victory, meaning victory in life, not as a driver"
Richach
Posts: 36
Joined: 03 Jul 12, 08:24
Location: Mansell Land

Re: Best battle in history?

Postby Richach »

As we have just been reminded by Steve Rider Hakkinen vs Schumacher Spa 2000 check you tube wow! Mikka very proud and you can see why. :hehe: