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Who is the Greatest Formula 1 Legend?

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by TheBoogieMan, Oct 17, 2006.

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Who is the Greatest Formula 1 Legend?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. Michael Schumacher

    45.5%
  2. Juan Manuel Fangio

    3.0%
  3. Alain Prost

    3.0%
  4. Ayrton Senna

    27.3%
  5. Nelson Piquet

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Niki Lauda

    6.1%
  7. Jackie Stewart

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Jim Clark

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Mika Häkkinen

    3.0%
  10. Other

    12.1%
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  1. TheBoogieMan

    TheBoogieMan Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Poll suggestion by Cloned_Sidious.
     
  2. Kyptastic

    Kyptastic VIP star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    It's close, but If Schumacher wins this years one (which I doubt now) he will definately be the greatest.

    Still, I think he comes out on top.
     
  3. DarthIntegral

    DarthIntegral SFTC May Winner/ Go Cavs! star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Schumacher. And, IMO, it's not that close.

    Although, "Mika Häkkinen" intrigues me ... :p
     
  4. SeventhAngelicSlayer

    SeventhAngelicSlayer Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Michael Schumacher
     
  5. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Schumi FTW! :D [face_love]
     
  6. Cobranaconda

    Cobranaconda Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    I seriously can't vote. Schumacher gets it in terms of sheer numbers, but to be honest, he's not really had much much competition over the years. Senna died before Schumacher could go properly one-on-one with him over a season, Prost and Mansell had retired, Hill wasn't a match enough for him, etc. Villeneueve was about the only person good enough to get close, but then Williams lost Renault, and then Schumi hit a bad spot and Hakkinnen won twice, then Schumacher bounced back and won 4 in a row. The only reason Alonso's winning now is because Schumi's achieved all he felt like doing, and can't be bothered to give it his max anymore.

    Senna was probably the last of the true greats, but his career ended prematurely. Had he not died at Imola, he would have probably had some epic battles with Schumacher, and then we'd know the extent of Schumacher's potential.

    Prost, again, was a true great, but sort of pales behind Schumi's records.

    TBH, out of all those listed I'd be most inclined to vote for Fangio.
     
  7. Grand_Admiral_Grant

    Grand_Admiral_Grant Ex-Mod star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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  8. Cloned_Sidious

    Cloned_Sidious Jedi Knight star 8

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    Michael Schumacher is my favourite Formula 1 driver of all time, but Mika Häkkinen is a close second. I can't wait to see what Ferrari can offer to Kimi Räikkönen.



    As the suggestor of this thread I might inform that the legends in this poll are in the order of the most championships, not who is my favourite.

    Michael Schumacher 7 (possibly 8 after this season, which will be his last.)
    Juan Manuel Fangio 5
    Alain Prost 4
    Ayrton Senna 3
    Nelson Piquet 3
    Niki Lauda 3
    Jackie Stewart 3
    Jim Clark 2
    Mika Häkkinen 2
     
  9. RebelScum77

    RebelScum77 Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Schumacher FTW
     
  10. yankee8255

    yankee8255 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I'm voting for Lauda. tThe guy nearly died, and was burned practically beyond beyond recognition, and still almost won the driver's champioship in the same year.

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SEP2mpRZ_4]crash video[/link]
     
  11. Obi-Wan_Toddi

    Obi-Wan_Toddi Former SAFF CR star 6

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    Feb 7, 2005
    Ayrton Senna by a long way. Schumacher is an absolute cheat! Remember Adelaide 1994 and Jerez 1997?? Monaco this year topped it all off! :rolleyes:

    Niki Lauda is a very close second.
     
  12. Cloned_Sidious

    Cloned_Sidious Jedi Knight star 8

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    Just to update my previous post. Michael Schumacher didn't win his eight title.

    And note to those who don't know much about Formula 1: All of these legends have now retired from Formula 1, so they can't win any Formula 1 titles anymore.
     
  13. yankee8255

    yankee8255 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    May 31, 2005
    Interestingly, my pick (Lauda) picked Schumacher. Go figure.
     
  14. morrison85

    morrison85 Jedi Master star 5

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    It is Niki Lauda.certainly not OPPM [face_devil]
     
  15. rumsmuggler

    rumsmuggler Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Mario Andretti. I'm going with him, because he's one of the few Formula 1 racers that I have knowledge of.
     
  16. Tyi-Maet_Nefer

    Tyi-Maet_Nefer Jedi Master star 6

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    Michael Schumacher

    I don't follow the racing, but I definitely know about this bloke. So that's something.
     
  17. Cloned_Sidious

    Cloned_Sidious Jedi Knight star 8

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    :oops:

    I forgot to put Jack Brabham on that list... He had also three championships. Well, ten options is too less anyway...
     
  18. Rouge77

    Rouge77 Jedi Knight star 5

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    May 11, 2005
    Juan Manuel Fangio.
     
  19. The_Crow

    The_Crow Jedi Master star 4

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    Jan 10, 2006
    Schumacher!
     
  20. David_Skywalker01

    David_Skywalker01 Jedi Master star 3

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    Nov 30, 2006
    I voted a long time ago but I think I voted for Schumacher because of the numbers he's racked up.
     
  21. Sith_Lord_Linkoping

    Sith_Lord_Linkoping Jedi Knight star 5

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    Jan 19, 2001
    For me it's Ayrton Senna.
     
  22. SithMasterVrook

    SithMasterVrook Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Mar 9, 2005
    Michael Schumacher
     
  23. rodan70

    rodan70 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Apr 1, 2002
    Senna.
     
  24. KELIA

    KELIA Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Prost
     
  25. SueAsideRide

    SueAsideRide Jedi Master star 4

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    Oct 5, 2000
    Gilles Villeneuve.
     
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