“I have noted some progress but I would say we should give him time”
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Michael Schumacher’s former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend’s success at rebuilding a beleaguered Ferrari team.
Willi Weber, also known as the lucrative ‘Mr 20 per cent’ after brokering Schumacher’s mammoth Ferrari contracts, is worried quadruple world champion Vettel’s personality might not be as suited to the task.
Ten months after his skiing fall, Michael Schumacher is now “waking up very slowly” from his serious brain injuries.
That is the claim of the respected French F1 commentator Jean-Louis Moncet, who told Europe 1 radio he recently spoke about the seven time world champion’s condition with Schumacher’s kart-racing son Mick.
F1 drivers will wear helmet stickers to show their support for injured colleague Jules Bianchi this weekend in Russia.
The teams and drivers may have leapt 8,000 kilometres from Suzuka to Sochi, but Jules Bianchi remains in the minds of the entire F1 world.
As was and is still the case with F1 legend Michael Schumacher, protagonists and pundits are now turning to the opinions of external experts to know more about the predicament the talented 25-year-old Frenchman finds himself in.
Michael Schumacher still has “a long and hard road ahead of him,” the F1 legend’s friend Jean Todt said this week.
On Tuesday, we reported that the FIA president had told the Belgian broadcaster RTL after visiting Schumacher at home that the great German “can live a relatively normal life within a short period of time”.
Felipe Massa has advised his former Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso to stick with the Italian team for now.
But the Brazilian, who lost his seat at the end of last year and has appeared much happier in 2014 at Williams, has joined those in surmising that fabled Ferrari appears to be sinking into its crisis-struck state of the distant past.
Jean Todt insists Ferrari is not in the sort of crisis today that he found at Maranello more than two decades ago.