Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso all achieved higher half-year ‘report card’ scores than their respective teammates.
For a light-hearted article, Germany’s Bild newspaper presented the bosses of the Mercedes, Red Bull, McLaren and Ferrari teams with blank report cards to fill out for their drivers.
Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg’s report cards, completed by Norbert Haug, showed the pair achieving identical scores.
Schumacher, however, achieved a perfect ’10’ for technical ability, while Rosberg’s score was only 9.
But Rosberg made up for the lost mark with a ‘9’ for his ‘Playboy-Faktor’, with Schumacher only scoring an 8.
At Red Bull, Vettel also lost out to Mark Webber in boss Christian Horner’s marking in the Playboy columns — Australian Webber received a ‘0’ score, but Vettel scored minus-1!
At McLaren, Lewis Hamilton achieved all perfect 10s, in areas including driver feeling, talent, camaraderie and presence.
But the 2008 world champion only rated a ‘5’ Playboy score from Martin Whitmarsh, while Jenson Button received 10 in every category.
Ferrari’s Stefano Domenicali appears to have taken Bild’s report card idea the most seriously.
For ‘driver feeling’, Fernando Alonso rated a 9, while Felipe Massa scored 8.5.
Meanwhile, Spaniard Alonso got a perfect 10 for talent, while Domenicali rated Massa just 8.5.
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