Sept.11 – Mercedes GP team principal Ross Brawn says Schumacher’s performance was fantastic for Italian Grand Prix. And the Mercedes revealed that the F1 governing body (FIA) did ask Schumacher to be careful.
Schumacher start from 8th on the grid, and he moving up third on the time-sheet. He then washed-out the recovered part of the next 28 laps with Hamilton driver right on his rear wing.
Hamilton comes back strongly after his team made fantastic pit stop, and he to retake the position around the Curve Grande.
“Michael drove a fantastic race, we know we haven’t got the fastest car but we have seen everything we know about Michael Schumacher,” the Mercedes GP team boss told BBC.
The FIA were watching it (the incident with Lewis Hamilton) and asking us to be careful.
“It is a balance between racing and not overstepping the mark. They asked us to be careful, which we were. It was great racing – and great for F1.”
Asked if his racing was ‘clean and fair’? “I think so. As far as I was concerned there was no request to see the stewards, so I guess all is in order.” He said.
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