Audio -- Derek Warwick: 'I'm a Schuey fan!'

Former Grand Prix racer Derek Warwick says that Michael Schumacher is the right man for the 2000 F1 World title. The current touring car team boss also believes the German champion is the best of his generation

Audio -- Derek Warwick: 'I'm a Schuey fan!'

"I'm a Schuey fan, so I'm a little biased I suppose," said Warwick, speaking live on Radio Autosport on Tuesday night. "If you look at Schumacher, he's now a three-times World Champion won in inferior cars in all three championships. So you have to say that he's something a little bit special."

To listen to the whole Radio Autosport interview with Derek Warwick, click HERE.

Asked by Radio Autosport presenter John Hindhaugh what particular quality makes the German that bit better Warwick said: "Somebody like Michael is using just 90% of his ability to drive the car at 110%. Therefore he has 10% left in order to look at the tyres, think of the strategy, how best to get the next pit-stop over with or look at the traffic.

"Someone like Jean Alesi is undoubtedly a great talent, but he uses 99.9% of his ability just to drive the car. He's only got 0.1% left to think, and that is the difference between a great champion and a good driver.

"There's a million things to think about, but it's the handling of those million things that's wrapped up in that 1%.

"I think that has always been important; Stewart, Clark, Rindt, Villeneuve, Senna and Prost were all that 1% better than the rest of us.

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