Belgium Preview Quotes: Ferrari

Michael Schumacher: "The Belgian Grand Prix is one of those races that I really enjoy. The circuit has its own special magic, firstly because it is where I have had some of the most memorable racing moments, like my first GP or my first Formula One win. I also like Spa because it is close to my birthplace, Kerpen. I always joke about it but I consider Spa to be a 'home' circuit. The track is a real sporting test. Driving here, splendidly situated in the middle of the countryside, is fantastic. To be truthful, Spa is my favourite circuit. This year there is another factor to consider: our single-seater has not shown any sign of weakness on any of the tracks. It will be a pleasure to drive a car like the F2004 on a circuit like Spa. It's because of this that I am looking forward to taking on the famed and tricky curves like Eau Rouge. Naturally, I hope to enjoy the support of our fans who always seem to flock to Belgium. I am determined to do well for them and give them all a reason to celebrate. It will be a great weekend of racing."

Belgium Preview Quotes: Ferrari

Michael Schumacher: "The Belgian Grand Prix is one of those races that I really enjoy. The circuit has its own special magic, firstly because it is where I have had some of the most memorable racing moments, like my first GP or my first Formula One win. I also like Spa because it is close to my birthplace, Kerpen. I always joke about it but I consider Spa to be a 'home' circuit. The track is a real sporting test. Driving here, splendidly situated in the middle of the countryside, is fantastic. To be truthful, Spa is my favourite circuit. This year there is another factor to consider: our single-seater has not shown any sign of weakness on any of the tracks. It will be a pleasure to drive a car like the F2004 on a circuit like Spa. It's because of this that I am looking forward to taking on the famed and tricky curves like Eau Rouge. Naturally, I hope to enjoy the support of our fans who always seem to flock to Belgium. I am determined to do well for them and give them all a reason to celebrate. It will be a great weekend of racing."

Rubens Barrichello: "I am looking forward to returning to Spa as it is a fantastic circuit. I hope they have just made a few modifications to some of the high speed sections in the interest of safety. Apart from that, driving there is a phenomenal sensation. I am sure we can have a good weekend as our car seems to go well at every type of track. But we will have to wait and see how the weekend develops. In Hungary, we had a tyre that really made the difference in our favour, but Formula One technology never sleeps and there are so many people fighting for second place in the Constructors' Championship, that I am sure they will be working hard to provide strong competition. We have to keep on working, even though the car is fantastic and seems to get better and better. Knowing what the weather can be like in this part of the world, we might even get the opportunity to see what our car is like in the wet. I am confident we have made progress with the whole package in this area, but we have not had the chance to find out yet this season, how we match up to the opposition. I hope we still have the advantage."

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