Originally Posted by 16 tins of Spam
Surprised at the plaudits tbh. A middling driver at best, but then even notorious underachievers like Jarno Trulli have managed to get across the line in 1st place at least once.
Vettel has to be the one to win this championship if it's not to be simply a case of a competent driver winning because he had the best machinery.
Think that is a little unfair, Webber has always been a talented driver and he is not been all that far off Vettel all season.
Also Button is more than just a competent driver he has performed excellently this season, yes he has had the best car but he has driven almost perfectly this season (he has made far less mistakes and driven a lot more consistently than Hamilton did last season) To do this at the highest level is a skill that not all drivers have