Spain 2006: Driver of the day

Well, today’s race took a turn for the better – not so much frustrating as boring, really.

However, Schumacher didn’t win, so that makes everything alright.

Button was rubbish, but at the moment I expect nothing less. Have you seen those adverts on the television at the moment for Mars? They’re in support of the World Cup and telling everyone that to win, we need to really, really BELIEVE. Oh, and buy Mars Bars, obviously.

Do they really think that’s going to work? Believing is nothing. The team need to play good football and that has nothing to do with how much the country wants it. (It does have a lot to do with Wayne Rooney’s foot, but there you go.)

It’s the same thing with Button. I try and tell myself I don’t care, but deep down, I really do want him to win. But what I want isn’t going to affect it and what needs to happen is for the car to be three million times better.

Anyway, back to the topic at hand, driver of the day quite obviously goes to Alonso who drove a fabulous race and won in his home country. How happy is he right now?