Poll Clip The Apex's Least-Liked Driver

Who are your least-liked drivers?

  • Lewis Hamilton

    Votes: 8 30.8%
  • Valtteri Bottas

    Votes: 1 3.8%
  • Sebastian Vettel

    Votes: 3 11.5%
  • Kimi Räikkönen

    Votes: 5 19.2%
  • Daniel Ricciardo

    Votes: 1 3.8%
  • Max Verstappen

    Votes: 5 19.2%
  • Sergio Perez

    Votes: 5 19.2%
  • Esteban Ocon

    Votes: 1 3.8%
  • Nico Hülkenberg

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Carlos Sainz

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Fernando Alonso

    Votes: 5 19.2%
  • Stoffel Vandoorne

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Romain Grosjean

    Votes: 4 15.4%
  • Kevin Magnussen

    Votes: 1 3.8%
  • Pierre Gasly

    Votes: 1 3.8%
  • Brendon Hartley

    Votes: 1 3.8%
  • Marcus Ericsson

    Votes: 6 23.1%
  • Charles Leclerc

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Lance Stroll

    Votes: 6 23.1%
  • Sergey Sirotkin

    Votes: 3 11.5%
  • None of the above

    Votes: 3 11.5%

  • Total voters
    26
  • Poll closed .

Rutherford

Podium Finisher
Corresponding to RasputinLives Favourite Driver poll, here's the Least-Liked Driver poll.
Put your cross in the box of your 3 favourites on the grid (or just 1 or 2 if you really like em all).

Feel free to tell us how you are voting because we'd all be interested.
 
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RasputinLives

Leave me alone I'm on Smoko
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Pick on the guy writing the article on the bus why don't you!

Congrats on your first article.
 

F1Brits_90

Race Winner
Can only put 1 as looked down the list & really didn't dislike anyone really. Some i have no opinion on like ericsson or sirokin. Since 2012 alonso performances on the track have made me do a 180 on him.

But i cant say why or put a finger on it because i respect him as driving talent. But i dont like Sergio perez
 
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F1Brits_90

Race Winner
wow, a whole not a lot of love for Marcus Ericsson.

Which surprises me because for me he is like a few completely anonymous. If he was replaced tomorrow i wouldn't miss him
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My shock is kimi Raikkonen but then i guess he is the anti personality. & if you described to a non f1 fan why hes popular, you would sound mad
 
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The Pits

Harumph. Again.
Valued Member
Similar to the favourites thread, I don' think I care enough to dislike any driver. Many I find compelling for various reasons. I laughed when Seb pulled out in front in Oz, I laughed when he was hit by Max. I don' want Alonso to be successful, but he makes for good viewing and listening.

The most I get is to be totally ambivalent to a driver, for me there are a few.
 

Titch

Champion Elect
Premium Contributor
I voted for two drivers, there are a number of faceless drivers as far as I’m concerned, but I don’t know enough about them to not like them.
Time I did some research.
 

Hamberg

FOTA VIP, I've got the avatar to prove it :)
Contributor
Ericsson - point being?
Grosjean - does not stop whining
Kimi - really ****ed me off on Sunday, this could be temporary
 

siffert_fan

Too old to watch the Asian races live.
Contributor
Hamberg,

If whining is why you voted for Grosjean, why no such vote for Alonso? HE makes Grosjean look stoic!
 
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RasputinLives

Leave me alone I'm on Smoko
Contributor
Why sunday Hamberg because its not his fault for his poor performances. Ferrari are 1 car team. With an irritation in the 2nd car that keeps turning up

This is something that often covers Kimi being inadequate. The truth is he never shows that speed and skill when it's actually required. He has not gained a position off the start line in nearly a year and a half and once again we saw him cruise up behind someone with a superior car and tyres and not even attempt a pass. He's quick in practice - Whopp dee do!! It's nothing new. Back in 2009 Kimi got a ridiculous number of fastest laps but not much to show for it.

Is he screwed over by Ferrari on tactics sometimes? Of course he is. Does he actually care? No. Kimi loves money and being a racing driver. He has clearly shown he is not too fussed about winning anything. In fact being in the title hunt seems a bit stressful for him and he can't be arsed. I'm sure his good form will continue until his contract for next year is signed.

He is not a patch on Bottas as a number 2.
 

F1Brits_90

Race Winner
That's a good point about kimi. But i think he angry & really frustrated but probally defeated. As what can kimi do because he cant force a pitstop. He cant say im coming in as no one will be there. & he cant slag them off in public because they would most likely ferrari just drop him. He is really at the mercy of his team. They can make make or break him. Bottas is a better number 2 because he knows that lewis Hamilton number 1 of course 4x world champ v 2 time gp winner. But bottas knows that if he has the chance to win a title or in touch with 3 way fight. Like spa when if lewis & vettel both retired, bottas won he would 5pts behind right in it & he would allowed to challenge

Yes it ok to have ago at kimi for just being a money mercenary. That maybe but Its ferrari have to look at themselves for this 100% their fault for me they have created this "monster" monaco 2017 was the watershed for me. The week kimi gave up. Driving brilliantly all weekend in practise, got pole position, drove brilliantly in the 1st stint had vettel all under control. Then ferrari betrayed him by giving vettel the preferable strategy undercutting kimi by keeping him out until vettel had the gap. & he mustve thought from then whats the point
 
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cider_and_toast

Exulted Lord High Moderator of the Apex
Staff Member
Premium Contributor
Yep, Kimi is just another seat blocking F1 driver. Quick enough to keep the management happy, not quick enough to upset number 1.

It's the fact he spends the whole time looking like he can't be bothered and most of the time driving like it. Time to retire Kimi.
 
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