Famously, the pair are friends.
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Valentino Rossi, the MotoGP great, says he is still a big fan of formula one.
In fact, the flamboyant 35-year-old nearly switched from two to four wheels in 2006 with a series of Ferrari tests. “There was still a lot of testing then,” Rossi told Italy’s Sky, “and so you were able to see your potential and if you really can race in F1.
Shell invites Alonso and Räikkönen to demonstrate some of the world’s most energy efficient vehicles at Spa
Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen drive ultra energy efficient vehicles at Spa-Francorchamps
Mark Webber has tipped his last F1 teammate Sebastian Vettel to eventually return to the top of the sport.
Montezemolo: “Alonso the best driver in the world”
This morning, during an interview with respected Australian motoring journalist Peter Robinson, who was in Maranello to test drive the LaFerrari, President Luca di Montezemolo also dealt with questions relating to the current situation within the Scuderia.
Michael Schumacher’s manager has answered speculation about the seven time world champion’s future by saying “Anything is possible”.
Replaced at Mercedes by Lewis Hamilton for 2013, 43-year-old Schumacher is now seriously linked with a switch to Sauber. Schumacher’s current manager is Sabine Kehm, who has been spotted recently in conversation with the Swiss team’s chiefs Peter Sauber and Monisha Kaltenborn. But Schumacher’s well-known former manager, Willi Weber, said that if he was still in charge, “I would get in a car immediately and go and talk to Luca (di Montezemolo) at Maranello.”
Fernando Alonso is clearly the standout driver of the 2012 season so far, two of his peers have explained.
Narain Karthikeyan, who usually brings up the rear of the field in his HRT, said the championship leader has performed above the level of the Ferrari. “Alonso is pulling out something much more than what that Ferrari is capable of,” the Indian told the PTI news agency.