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    Unhappy Schumey cancels F1 return . . .



    11/08/09
    Michael cancels F1-Comeback
    Consequences of bike-injuries make return impossible

    "Yesterday evening, I had to inform Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo and Team Principal Stefano Domenicali that unfortunately I'm not able to step in for Felipe. I really tried everything to make that temporary comeback possible, however, much to my regret it didn't work out. Unfortunately we did not manage to get a grip on the pain in the neck which occurred after the private F1-day in Mugello, even if medically or therapeutically we tried everything possible.
    The consequences of the injuries caused by the bike-accident in February, fractures in the area of head and neck, unfortunately have turned out to be still too severe. That is why my neck cannot stand the extreme stresses caused by Formula 1 yet. This are the clear results of the examinations we did on the course of the past two weeks and the final examination yesterday afternoon. As there were no improvements after the day in Mugello, I decided at short notice on Sunday to do that thorough examination already yesterday.
    I am disappointed to the core. I am awfully sorry for the guys of Ferrari and for all the fans which crossed fingers for me. I can only repeat that I tried everything that was within my power. All I can do now is to keep my fingers crossed for the whole team for the coming races."

    Shame, could have been brilliant !!

    So WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE DRIVE THE FERRARI ???

    I vote Jason Plato...he'd mix it up a bit !!!

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    Yeah saw that story........ bloody shame that

    In terms of who should drive instead?....... obviously it should be the STIG from top gear lol
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    i'd like to see one of the test drivers get it. its what they are there for.
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    Nooooooo what a shame.
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    Same as Ben, i'd say give it to one of the test drivers. Shame tho, would have been ace seeing Michael back out on the track.
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    Luca Da'boer will get it , current Ferrari test driver iirc

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    I'd quite like to see ol' Luca di Montezemolo knocking on my door tbh. I reckon I'm faster than Hamilton anyway.
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    I'm pleased with this news, as i didn't think he should have replaced Massa anyway.

    There are test drivers in every team, and for them to be ignored just because Schumacher is still on board the Scuderia love boat was an arrogant decision IMO.

    It's already been announced that Luca Badoer is sitting in for Massa at Valencia.

    http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/77619

    As a result, Ferrari will promote its test driver Badoer to the race position for the next race in Valencia, as a reward for his many years of efforts with the team.
    and the patience he's shown for being ignored for years.

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    Well I must admit I would of loved to see Shumey get to grips with the 09 car, but at the same time fearful that shumey would run rings around everyone and then I'd have to admit Schumey is one of the best drivers I would likey see in my lifetime.

    There are rumours that its a smoke screen and actually he's not that bad.
    Its a jam thing

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    big shame! but dont count out badoer, i mean he cant be that bad?? i still reckon he going to shock the crap out of everyone!
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