The F1 driver who deserves a lot more credit

The F1 driver who deserves a lot more credit

Drivers are often defined early in their careers as someone who has 'it' or someone who doesn't. It's the end product that matters - and there's a man on the F1 grid who embodies that message perfectly

Perception is worth an awful lot in motorsport. Where a driver ends up in terms of ability can mean less to some people than how they got there. Some drivers seem destined for the top, whereas others can be written off early.

Being on the wrong side of that divide will invariably impact on opinions of them should they ever reach Formula 1 - and usually it sticks throughout their career.

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