Pirelli boss hits back at Schumacher criticism
21 July, 2012
The seven time world champion said earlier this week that he would like to see a ‘tyre war’ break out in Formula One again “Because then we would have decent tyres.”
Hembery, at Hockenheim, hit back: “He says that because the last time there was competition between tyre manufacturers, he (Schumacher) benefitted the most.”
The Briton is obviously referring to suggestions a lot of Schumacher’s success in his first career was due to Ferrari’s famously close relationship with Bridgestone.
Hembery was quoted by Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport: “We adhere only to the rules, which are not made by Mr Schumacher, nor by Pirelli.”
The German report said it is obvious that Hembery and Schumacher are “not friends”.
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