MARCH 13, 2000
Schumacher - four more years in F1?
"We need to have a constantly good car. For the past four years I have had to push myself over the limit to get results. If the F1-2000 and later versions are good enough, I could stay on the limit all the time, without ever having to go beyond it. So I would be more consistent and safer."
In a long interview with the French daily sports newspaper L'Equipe, Schumacher said that no-one in racing knows what he is really like. "While you are racing, it is impossible to reveal yourself," he said. "Nobody knows who the real MichaelÊSchumacher is. I would not like the image of being this cold German who does anything to win, even being unsportsmanlike. Despite everything that has happened, I don't think that's who I am. I would like people to realize that I'm as human as the rest of the world."