Let's just look at other series for a minute. FIFA and other EA Sports games: Massive customizability, great career mode provisions, and whilst the licensing rules probably aren't quite as severe, still lots more realism. I appreciate that EA's budget is obviously higher, but we've been stuck with another driver's name on the side of the car for four years. FOUR YEARS. They chipped away at the whole 'Live the life' aspect year after year. You liked paddock and the interviews? Oh yeah, you can't have that. You want a seven year career? Oh yeah, we're gonna limit that to five. Oh you wanted career mode?