On Tue, 2 Aug 2005 19:44:49 +0000 (UTC), "neutron" <neutron(not
>> >> While the other teams honour the August testing ban, which has been in
>> >> place for five years, Ferrari returned to Monza (Italy) on Monday
>> >> morning.
>> >> Luca Badoer will be joined by Michael Schuamcher for the following 2
>> >> weeks when Ferrari run concurrent tests at Monzo and their private
>> >> track in Fiorano to 'prepare tyres for Turkey and Monza.'
>> >> Schumacher knows on shame, as his actions at Indy demonstrated. He has
>> >> turned Ferrari into Benetton.
>> > after smelling some *** last weekend, you really cant blame
>> > them...maybe schumi catches the second spot in the championship at the
>> > end...behind kimi, and in front of alonso :)
>> Fine that they test in excess of the agreed 30 days because they never
>> agreed to it - but this August moritorium on testing has been there for
>> years. This one really is "stepping over the line" IMO. If they end up 2nd
>> (or even 1st ) in the constructors c'ship it really will be a bit crass.
>Well if it isn't in the rules...
As much as the unsportingness of it grates, let's remember two things:
1) Formula 1 (indeed, any international, high-profile sport) is a
business, not a sport.
2) How can you all *** about a team not respecting an agreement
which they never had with anyone.
Heart with Webber
Money on Alonso