While Michael Schumacher his controversial "Parking maneuvers" in Monaco Qualifying in 2006 ("rascasse-gate") has, at least, were to Mark Webber, will be another dark spot of his career is the subject of heated discussions: Jerez 1997. For the world Cup-the decisive collision with Jacques Villeneuve has apologized to the then-two-time world champion never open to the public.
In the closest circle Schumacher has talked about Jerez 1997, but very comfortable. For example, with his former Manager Willi Weber. The search has, at the time, the call to Schumacher, "as his friend, as a Manager," because it was "my duty", as he revealed in an Interview with 'motorsport-total.com' for the first time.Willi Weber, Michael Schumacher: "Not so half-heartedly,"
He had said to Schumacher: "What's gotten into you, what was that?", Weber recalls. The 78-Year-old at the time, in almost 23 years, a "confidential conversation" with his protégé, he does not want to talk to a loved one in the Public"". But between the lines he implies that Schumacher's controversial Ramming, at least, was not a mistake. Michael Schumacher (left) and Willi Weber in the year 2009
on the day of the race, on 26. In October 1997, said Weber, as he reveals in the Interview, to Schumacher: "If you ever do that again, then please do it so as to Ayrton Senna with Alain Prost! And not so half-hearted.'" So that "both of them are no longer able to get out, both".Michael Schumacher between anger and despair.
Weber refers to the world championship in 1990, when Ayrton Senna at the Grand Prix of Japan in Suzuka, equal to the hazards at the Start of his last remaining title rival Alain Prost in the Ferrari. Both were eliminated from the world Cup decision was made to Senna's favor. In 1997, however, Villeneuve was able to continue, while Schumacher had to give up.
In retrospect, Weber acknowledges that the days after Jerez, "had been bad": "Michael was in a Constitution, as I have rarely seen. Between anger and despair. The need to apologize. To know that he has made a huge mistake. And on the other side of the anger, if he makes something that he is not done correctly."
Schumacher has apologised for the legendary Ramming in public, take him to some Fans and many critics today still evil. Weber, who accompanies the seven-time world champion from 1989 to 2010, as a Manager, believes he knows why it never came to such a step: "Because some things to play with. For example, Michael Capricorn is."Michael Schumacher-stand the signs of the zodiac in the way of
"Capricorn men, with whom I very, very much had in my life, just don't have the opportunity first of all to apologize. Because a Capricorn makes in principle no errors. [...] If you think you are, you made a mistake, and you don't, you can't apologize for it. As simple as that." Williams, The legendary Jerez-Ramming of Schumacher against Villeneuve
by the Way: Weber had produced before the Jerez world champion caps for 1997, which he was able to sell due to the unfortunate output of course never. He even lifted some pieces in his private collection. The Rest is still in a warehouse. On eBay you could earn today, probably a fortune. "Requests are enough," grins Weber.
Other Highlights from the Interview with Willi Weber about the extraordinary career of Michael Schumacher, in which he reveals the one or the other so far undocumented secret, there's on Friday (19. June) as well as YouTube to see the Premiere on the channels of Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de . Now a reminder for 18:00 to set up and Video do not miss!
This article written was by Christian
Michael Schumacher Nimmervoll was one of the greatest formula 1 drivers of all time. In his career, the Kerpen was seven-Time world champion in the Premier class. Together with Manager Willi Weber mixed Schumi formula 1 and drove for Jordan, Benetton, Ferrari and Mercedes. In 307 Grand Prix race, Schumacher's 91 and won Time and drove 68 Times on Pole.Other article on Michael Schumacher:
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