“There’s a variety of speak, in all sport, of the best previous and current, but it surely’s not possible to match folks. It is totally different instances – we’re evolving as human beings.
“Should you put all the highest drivers which have been probably the most profitable within the sport and put them in the identical automobiles, would not that be one thing? However all of the speak of who’s and who’s not that is not vital to me, what’s vital is the journey on this time and whereas I have been right here.
“I am happy with what I have been in a position to do, how I’ve navigated by, positively made plenty of errors, however that is life, all of us do this. I believe sure you could be positively remembered for having probably the most and that will probably be one thing particular to have, however as I stated, it is the journey.
“It is what we have finished alongside the way in which, it is obstacles you’ve got confronted, and everybody’s obtained a distinct journey and a distinct method of doing issues. I do not assume it’s best to knock anyone for the way in which you do do issues. I get knocked by many individuals, notably older drivers.
“They nonetheless have a bee of their bonnet, I do not know why, possibly they will recover from it at some point. I’ve a lot respect for the previous legends, though they do proceed to speak negatively about me on a regular basis.
“However I nonetheless maintain them in excessive regard as I do know it was so tough at a distinct time in historical past, it was extremely powerful for them, they continue to be the legends.
“In 20 years time, each time it’s, once I’m wanting again, I can promise you this, I can’t be speaking down any younger driver that’s coming by and succeeding. The accountability as an older driver is to shine the sunshine as shiny as doable and encourage these.
“There will be another person, whether or not it’s Max or whoever it might be, who’s going to be chasing the document that I ultimately set. It could be the incorrect form of attribute and strategy to be hoping he does not break it.”