August 26, 2003
SHOOT THE HORSE
Ferrari has won the last three world championships but drivers Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello are struggling this year to maintain the marque’s dominance. The Hungarian round of the Formula One championship has provoked this front-page response from La Repubblica:
Posted by Tim Blair at August 26, 2003 01:40 PM
We saw Barrichello losing the wheel and crashing as if he were driving a Trabant. And Schumacher paddling as if he were shipwrecked. They’ll tell us it was the tyres ... well, just go to the tyre man and change them. They’ll tell us others have made enormous progress but not why Ferrari are resembling a bus.