I'm gonna cause a riot here, but I can agree that Nige was a drama queen.
He always seemed to be moaning about somethin, and fair enough, he had bad luck, but so did other drivers.
However that doesn't take away from the fact that he was bloody fast, extreamly commited and his passion for racing was unmatched by any other racer then or since him.
Murphy's 9th Law of Technology:
Tell a man there are 300 million stars in the universe and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he'll have to touch to be sure.