posted on Dec, 15 2006 @ 09:16 AM
I'm not an overt fan of F1 racing, but as any sport, I do follow it and keep up with it. I can honestly say though, I do not like Michael Shumacher
at all. I think my distaste for him began in 98 when he and Hakkinen
the championship. I was always a big fan of McLaren, especially in the years with Mika & Coultard as teammates.
Ferrari has always been the Yankees of F1 through my experience with it.
Now I ask our members to lower their heads for a moment of silence. It is time to rejoice the memory of Jacques Villeneuve.
.......What? He's alive? What? He's still racing?
The guy is a ghost, redefining the term LOSE on every race he enters. As a young guy he dominated INDY for a season, winning everything he touched.
Joined the ranks of F1 and was equally as impressive. Unfortunately a season or two does not make a career, in my opinion.
The guy needs to pack it in. If his car does not fail on him, he normally blows it for himself.
Although a shining moment of glory in the sport, was when Villeneuve snagged the title in 97 (I believe) from Schumacher, who tried to run him off the
For me though, I bleed NASCAR. Big fan of the sport.
When the NHL went on strike a few years ago, I become rapped up in the sport of racing. More than ever, when I was younger. I had never understood
the extent of the sport, and how much went into it. I had a new found respect for any racer in any league.