Michael Schumacher, Ferrari F2004, 2004

Schumacher: Red Bull resources ‘like I had at Ferrari’

F1 Fanatic round-upPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari F2004, 2004In the round-up: Michael Schumacher says Red Bull’s resources are comparable to what he had at Ferrari in the early 2000s.

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Money was a factor in Mercedes’ showing – Schumacher (ESPN)

“Over the years Red Bull built an infrastructure and has a budget giving them the possibility to respond to anything in the best possible way. It is nothing more or less than what we had at Ferrari.”

Red Bull F1 Championship-winning car at Sewell’s service station on A63 (Hull Daily Mail)

“The Red Bull F1 Championship-winning sports car will make an appearance at the new Sewell Retail Hull West Service Station.”

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Our first Caption Competition for 2013 had lots of amusing suggestions – I particularly liked those from Bendanarama, JB, Mathers, Dane, Hotbottoms and The Daily Mirror’s Byron Young.

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Michael Schumacher, Ralf Schumacher, 2001

Michael: “I can?t believe you only ate half of your first piece, I’m already on my seventh one.”

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On this day in F1

Five days after the first race of the 1968 season a non-championship Grand Prix was held at the New Zealand circuit of Pukekohe on this day 45 years ago.

Chris Amon, who never managed to win a round of the championship, finished first for Ferrari ahead of Frank Gardner and Piers Courage.

Images ?? Ferrari spa/Ercole Colombo