Schuey’s three role

You knew it was going to happen, you just didn’t know when it was going to start, but a number change was all it took.

Michael Schumacher has taken the first step to making himself appear as the number one Mercedes GP driver, by taking the number three sticker for his car from Nico Rosberg.

Nico was originally listed on the FIA’s document of 2010 entries as the number three, due to Jenson Button taking the number one with him to McLaren – so Lewis has number two – then Brawn getting three and four because they won the constructors’ championship.

But Schuey apparently expressed an interest in the third number because he prefers odd numbers, and Merc were only too happy to oblige.

Wonder if Nico was consulted first?

F1 teams are very keen these days to say there is no number one driver, and that both pilots are treated equally. But little things like this are always pointers to which driver is really on top of the pile within a team.

Jenson Button at Brawn last year was clearly favoured over teammate Rubens Barrichello – even though the team would always strongly deny it – as was Lewis Hamilton over Heikki Kovalainen.

If there are upgrades on offer to one car at a race weekend, the driver who’s ahead on points will get it, thus helping them to stretch their points advantage, which in-turn keeps them at the top.

There’s always clearly a number one driver, and Michael Schumahcer was obviously going to be Merc’s. Poor old Rosberg must have been feeling slightly dejected when Michael was announced to take Button’s vacant seat, and it’s only going to get worse for him unless he can beat Schuey on the track.

Who do you think’s going to come out on top?

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What a poor sensationalist poo-stirring post. Rosberg is one of the coolest customers on the grid and what better way to prove himself than being given the chance to beat Schumacher in the same car?! I think Nico will absolutely relish this challenge and I think it’s utter bollocks to suggest that Schumacher’s signing was off-putting for Rosberg – Nico was more of a Hakkinen fan back in the day anyway, so it’s not as if he’s going to be intimidated into submission inside the Merc F1 team. Btw, it’s not that i’m a big Rosberg fan (i’m following the unusual suspect – Kobayashi!!), I just think it’s doing him a disservice to imply that he would have prefered an easier ride at Merc (ie. minus-Schumacher). Psychological warfare is part and parcel of F1 and no driver worth his salt will be phased by it. I think Vettel or Alonso for the 2010 championship (hope Schuey does well without being called a cheat/accused of preferencial treatment etc etc) but Rosberg on-form will silence the doubters.

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Too many people are writing Jenson out of this year Championship. With the new rules only bringing drivers in for fresh tyres, Jensons smooth driving style will suit this season perfectly. When everyone else is nursing there tyres for the last laps Jenson will still be pushing and also have the advantage of not having to come in so soon/often for new tyres.

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Schumi was the best, winning at least two seasons with a car that was SECOND BEST. If that’s not the test of a real champion I don’t know what is.

With Stig duties he’ll still be fast too.

On a serious note, I don’t think we’ll see Schumacher’s dominance next season like he did before but he’ll probably win Bahrain, Spa and Monza, maybe Hungary too, which are courses he’s performed particularly well on in the past. It’ll be a great season with all the new champions taking on the legend!

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I am not sure but I don’t think so. He is a graet driver but it has passed 3 years than he was racing and the way that present f1 cars steering and braking it’s different than 2006. Anyway he probably try to do something great and it’ll be interesting but he isn’t going to be the champion of 2010. He cannot do it

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at com 86 u my dear fellow havnt got a clue all i have said is correct to say im talkin out my arse is dump and foolish ur probly a mcC fan who hated mic shu so ul look at it from a mcC point of view? and then ur view is tainted because of the team you followed its a pitty that u have such a small out look on f1 because it would surly hamper ur enjoyment lard ass hahaha…in short blow it out ur arse Graham :L

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I’m a supporter for Redbull.looking at Vettel’s offensive driving,Schumi is going to dislike him.Vettel is always at the front because he can actually catch anyone up when someone is ahead of him.On the other hand though.refuelling would not be allowed in the F1 2010 season so it would be a sore eye.you would be hearing the team captain saying “a few laps to go…drive ECONOMICALLY”…how would you like to convert F1 cars to hybrids?

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And you know everything, big al spudder? HOW??? Get it in your thick head that Schumie will always be the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shumie will be CHAMPION AGAIN this year!! :D

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go schumi….its gotta b u…followed by button, hamilton, alonso, kimi , massa n vettle n etc. u gotta win dis schumi…all da best :D !!!

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Michale Schumacher, is the best and always be the best. He is the only reason I watch F1, the rest are boring!!!!

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aww poor rosberg.shumi wont win tho go hamilton!!!

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Rosberg, for u ze race is ouver!

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hooraya fora the Ferrari!

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Based on objective evidence Michael Schumacher is the greatest F1 driver of all time. Even the F1 website refers to him as “statistically the greatest driver the sport has ever seen”. His drive to win, his ability to think outside the box and to organize a winning team around him all contributed to the greatest domination of the sport that was ever seen. You can talk all day about what could have been, and what would have been, but the vast number of Schumi records speak for themselves.

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Shuey’s still that machine he always was and he will certainly be that robotic and refined racer on the familiar tracks, but should be interesting on the newer tracks. Oh, and great to have the Can course back in the mix. It’s a long way across the pond, but worth the drive!

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Schumacher, once a Titan is Always a Titan..and a German Titan..He will show miracle of miracles..God speed !!

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Statistically speaking Fangio is the greatest driver in that he won 50% of te races he entered, never finished a race below 4th place and never retired from a race as a result of driver error. He was frighteningly consistent. In more qualitative terms he won some truly epic races in a truly dangerous era of Motorsport. His final victory at the Nordschleife in ’57 – when he was older than Schumi is now – is a particularly good example and is well worth YouTubing. Leading a long, successful career with a series of good teams will always bring a large number of points, poles and wins. It can even make Coulthard look gifted; or ‘Britain’s most successful F1 driver’ as he laughably suggests. Schumacher is undeniably an excellent race driver but had dubious morals, faced reasonably weak opposition and when challenged by more talented individuals was soundly beaten: 3 excellent drivers – Hakkinen, Hill and Alonso – and even the whining tit that was Jacques Villeneuve. Schumi’s return will be fascinating but I don’t think there is ever any chance of him proving himself to be ‘F1’s Greatest Driver’.

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Who is going to replace Bridgestone next year? Let’s see…

Michelin have the most experience in modern day F1, but remember the 2005 USGP?

Goodyear has the most wins and championships in F1, but I doubt they will come back…

Pirelli are supplying tyres to F3 at the moment, but they were poo in F1. {Apart from in 1990 Usgp}

Avon, Cooper Rubber and Dunlop I am fairly sure will not participate in F1.

So, the majority verdict. I would like to see Michelin and Goodyear together, personally.

And I would like to see them ordered like this…

FERRARI: GOODYEAR
McLAREN: GOODYEAR
MERCEDES: MICHELIN
RED BULL: MICHELIN
WILLIAMS: GOODYEAR
RENAULT: MICHELIN
FORCE INDIA: GOODYEAR
TORO ROSSO: MICHELIN
LOTUS: GOODYEAR
CAMPOS META 1: MICHELIN
USF1:{IF THEY SURVIVE}GOODYEAR
VIRGIN: MICHELIN
BMW SAUBER: GOODYEAR
STEFAN GP:{IF THEY COME IN} GOODYEAR.

Right ummmmm, bye.

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Ok, twelve teams on the grid.

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