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Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo admits he misses working with F1 legend
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24 May 2010

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has admitted he misses working with Michael Schumacher.

The German won five world championships for Ferrari, and stayed with the team in a consultancy role after retiring from F1. He subsequently reversed that decision, signing to arce for Mercedes this year.

"We had beautiful years together and I gave him back his desire to race," said Ferrari president Montezemolo, referring to the offer last year to replace the injured Massa.

"At times I miss Schumacher, he gave so much to Ferrari, but he also received a lot."

Di Montezemolo also admitted that his relationship with Schumacher has changed since the German signed for Mercedes.

Talking about an upcoming charity football match that will include Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa and Giancarlo Fisichella in the line-up, he said: "A few days ago I was tempted to call him (Schumacher) to ask him to play for us. But as the team carries the Ferrari name, I avoided it."

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VirginPower 24 May 2010

Re: Ferrari: 'We miss Schuey"

andrepaul999 wrote:
I would imagine the feeling is mutual!

Ah. I found this after sifting through two unswervingly imbecilic and delusional rants on the huge, HUGE issue of Schumacher and his super, super efforts - nothing personal.

Mr 999, you're right, old bean. I imagine that the Mercedes set-up does feel a smidgeon sterile by comparison, and without Ross Brawn, Schumacher wouldn't be enjoying this half as much as he is. Having said that, there's a genuine sense that Schumacher is perhaps having the time of his life, and let it be said, what a life it is that he's had for it to be the time of whom - if my grammar serves.

Let that be said, as only an Alan Henry or one of the attendant and obedient Doubting Henries, could possibly fail to cry "Amen!"

Broughster 24 May 2010

Re: Ferrari: 'We miss Schuey"

Autocar wrote:
signing to arce for Mercedes this year

At least Schuey is a fair chap, he spent plenty of time arceing about for Ferrari and now Mercedes can experience him being an arce too...

andrepaul999 24 May 2010

Re: Ferrari: 'We miss Schuey"

I would imagine the feeling is mutual!