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Old 28 Nov 2017, 04:55 (Ref:3783674)   #1
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Jamie Whincup = GOAT

The Michael Schumacher of F1
The Richard Petty of NASCAR
The Valentino Rossi of Moto GP

The best of all time. Better then Peter Brock, Skaife, DJ.
Nobody will beat his 7 WORLD titles.
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 05:05 (Ref:3783677)   #2
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Don't tell me-its school holidays again already?
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 05:39 (Ref:3783684)   #3
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 05:40 (Ref:3783685)   #4
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Whincup is pretty good. He tends to get overlooked by fans as he is rather boring. I honestly could not remember any of Whincup's titles, apart from the latest one, it's just a haze!
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 09:15 (Ref:3783717)   #5
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The Richard Petty of NASCAR
So the second best driver then?
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 10:58 (Ref:3783741)   #6
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Based on the numbers, the championships won, the races won, the pole positions, Greatest Of All Time is the perfect description for Mr Whincup.

Two championship wins in a Ford.
Five championship wins in a Holden.

Four championship wins as Team Vodafone.
Three championship wins as Red Bull.

In all years bar one able to smoke his teammate(s) in the same gear.

Consistent. Reliable. Able to lift his level.

And he still has a year to go on his current contract to go get more results.

Greatest Of All Time.

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Old 28 Nov 2017, 13:34 (Ref:3783762)   #7
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It helps he's in the best resourced team but he is very good, one of the best.
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 18:54 (Ref:3783825)   #8
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I always think that referring to anything or anyone as best of ALL TIME absurd - planet has been around 4 billion years , people for 200,000 and ATC since ,oh , 1960....
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 19:23 (Ref:3783831)   #9
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Yeah I'd be a lot happier to throw out the GOAT tag if he'd won a championship, or even a race, with another team
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 19:47 (Ref:3783833)   #10
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I always think that referring to anything or anyone as best of ALL TIME absurd - planet has been around 4 billion years , people for 200,000 and ATC since ,oh , 1960....
Of course. But Maya and Sumerians and Middle Kingdom (Egypt) had similar pomp and circumstance. Not much left now!

Even the pyramids have been raided of their capping that originally made them nice and smooth, even so jagged pyramids showing the underlying block construction are still more impressive than the eroded mud structures of Sumerians...

No wonder emperors like building monuments to their magnificence, it's roughly the only way they can hope to be remembered post-civilisation!
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Yeah I'd be a lot happier to throw out the GOAT tag if he'd won a championship, or even a race, with another team
Whincup might be good, but could he win a title in a Walkinshaw sled... It's hard to say...
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Old 28 Nov 2017, 20:14 (Ref:3783842)   #12
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Whincup is pretty good. He tends to get overlooked by fans as he is rather boring. I honestly could not remember any of Whincup's titles, apart from the latest one, it's just a haze!
Like Brock, it is pretty easy to look good when you have the best gear and the best support in the paddock - just sayin'
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Whincup opens up on ‘scary’ personal sacrifices

Gave up love and alcohol for this championship

I already thought he was the Goat. Still would be great to see him at another team
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So the second best driver then?
Who's first then? Dale Earnhardt or Jimmie Johnson? All 3 were at prime from different eras with different rule sets, which I'd like to think that some applies to Oz drivers, too.

Always a good conversation, as to who's the greatest, but it never comes to a conclusive decision.
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