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Mansell: Vettel jumps out as 'flawless, special and mature'

20 Jun 2011 - Source
DC   David Coulthard
Why would Vettel jump out? Wouldn't that be dangerous at race speed?
MBrundle   Martin Brundle
It's another figure of speech, DC. We really need to get you to some kind of euphemism school.
DC   David Coulthard
Euphemism? But I'm not sick Martin.
MBrundle   Martin Brundle
Not euthanasia, David. That's a bit away for you yet.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
On the ball again, Nigel. It takes a keen eye to notice that last year's world champion is any good.
mschumi   Michael Schumacher
That's Mansell's fine attention to detail as usual. Anyone else would just have concentrated on this year and Seb's 5 wins and 6 poles out of 7 races, totally missing the bigger picture.
NigelErnestJamesMansellOBE   Nigel Mansell
Those are very interesting assertions but seem to simplify the situation significantly, especially in terms of the thought processes undergone in coming to the conclusions cited in the article. Firstly, it should be noted that the interview, held over a brisk morning tea consisting of three different tyes of breakfast muffins, one of which had a distinct toffee aroma reminding me of a specific incident in my childhood where I was deprived of Sunday treats due to a minor indiscretion at a family event, was one in which subject matters were generally raised by the interviewer, a young and rather sprightly gentleman whose enthusiasm and engagement are sure to aid a quick rise up the journalism ranks, rather than the interviewee. Thus the matter of Sebastian Vettel's credentials was put forth by the aforementioned reporter, and was simply responded to and elaborated upon by my own furthering of the conversation in that direction. As such, any suggestion that my observations on Mr. Vettel's prospects should be seen in any way as revelatory is misguided at best, and misleading at worst.
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Awesome, Nigel Mansell thought of me first! Wooo!
wibbah   Mark Webber
Crikey, I thought I'd at least win in the maturity stakes against Seb.
Horner   Christian Horner
You're right Mark, you are certainly more 'mature'. Maybe one day you'll actually use it as an advantage.
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Haha you mean early retirement?
Horner   Christian Horner
Haha, good one Seb... I mean no, Mark has a watertight contract which we intend to see through until the very last day. Precisely.
hammy   Lewis Hamilton
What about me Nigel? I'm young, awesome and also British!?!
mschumi   Michael Schumacher
He did mention you Hamilton - he said you need to "learn to be more patient". Maybe if you weren't so impatient you'd have read the article before commenting.
diResta   Paul di Resta
He didn't mention me at all. All I need is the machinery and everyone will notice me.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
I know a few rear-wing technicians who are already well aware of your handiwork di Resta.


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