F1 » Mercedes ramp up efforts to poach Schumacher


Mercedes Grand Prix has upped the ante in its bid to lure record-breaking F1 legend Michael Schumacher away from Ferrari and out of retirement, reports claim - with the offer of any role he so chooses within the team should he commit...

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nedTed - Unregistered

November 28, 2009 12:58 PM

I think someone at Crash is trying to wind us up purpose. Everyone knows this story of MS going to Mercedes is b*llsh*t, and yet they insist on writing another story on it just to get a reaction.

percy plumpuller - Unregistered

November 28, 2009 1:39 PM

Why is it bull sh*t,if they were going to sign heidfeld they would have done it and announced it by now.the same goes for raikonen.

i think they are definately after schumacher and will leave it until the last possible moment to sign someone else if schuey won't do it.

JJJ

November 28, 2009 1:55 PM

They are after Kubica, that's why they haven't signed Heidfeld yet. Heidfeld is in no position to demand anything, although he's IMO a better driver than Kubica Mercedes know Heidfeld has no better option than to drive for them so they can make him wait. Realistically Heidfeld's 2nd best option is to remain at Sauber which is a far cry from being at a manufacturer team both competitively and financially as it stands right now.

With Kimi OTOH, it's more like if Kimi had wanted to be signed, it would have happened already.

To me it's even more unlikely Shuey takes some management position at Mercedes than take the race seat. And I think he will never take the race seat.

The US F1 fan - Unregistered

November 28, 2009 4:02 PM

I wish he would return to racing in F1 but it would be best if he just enjoys life and his family. He is TOO OLD! (Michael, if you read this don't be angry, just stay alive and happy!).

Cheers!

JDPower - Unregistered

November 28, 2009 4:10 PM

Ooh, the Daily Mirror said it so it must be true. Come on Crash, you're really scraping the barrel using the Mirror as a source for your stories. Where's tomorrows story coming from? The Beano? :rolleyes:

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