Today is the 15th December 2010 and this is F1Minute.
It seems now is the time for team bosses to speak out against their drivers, starting with Ferrari. Luca di Montezemolo has hit out at Felipe Massa’s performance in the past season, saying: “At a certain point in the season, Felipe was fed up and sent his brother. For this Felipe gets 7 minus. For Alonso, in his first season in Ferrari, I give him 9 and a half. But unfortunately even he didn’t win.” Harsh words indeed. Then again, he’s still going on about three car teams, so I’m not sure how strongly we should take Mr Di Montezemolo's words.
Meanwhile, Colin Kolles, boss at Hispania, isn’t particularly impressed with any of his four drivers compared to the other new teams. He said: “I think the only reason why we did not finish 10th is that teams like Lotus and Virgin had more experienced drivers during the whole season.” Of course, your drivers only get more experience if you actually leave them in the car, Colin.
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