Heidfeld clinches Williams-BMW drive

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by iGav, Jan 31, 2005.

  1. iGav macrumors G3

    Mar 9, 2002
    Good stuff this! I was really worried that Williams would cripple their team by opting for Pizzonia for next season.

    Is that really such a surprise?? this is after all the driver who more than held his own against Kimi Raikkonen when they were together at Sauber... he's seriously underrated IMHO, and deserves this opportunity.

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  2. Diatribe macrumors 601


    Jan 8, 2004
    Back in the motherland
    Wooohooo, thanks for posting hadn't heard that yet. I am so relieved that they chose Heidfeld over the sponsored Pizzonia. It'll be really interesting how he does against Webber. Schu already said he sees a potential rival in him for the championship.
  3. Lord Blackadder macrumors G5

    Lord Blackadder

    May 7, 2004
    Sod off
    I figured that as long as it came down to lap times, Heidfeld would come out on top. Nothing against Pizzonia, but taking him because Petrobas wanted him is a dumb idea. Heifeld and Webber are both definitely underrated drivers, but that should change this season since they're in what should be a contender car.
  4. MOFS macrumors 65816


    Feb 27, 2003
    Durham, UK
    Agree absolutely. When Raikkonen got the Mclaren drive, I thought Heidfield had done the better job. Plus He won the F3 championship - showing his quality. And he's German! ;)

    PS: Where's your monkey gone iGav?

    EDIT: Oh ok - must have been a prob with my browser...

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