Brawn 'Not Embarrassed' by Canada Result

Ferrari technical director Ross Brawn has said that his team are not embarrassed to be gifted the kind of luck that helped Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello take a fortunate second and third place in the Canadian Grand Prix

Brawn 'Not Embarrassed' by Canada Result

The Maranello outfit benefited from the retirement of most of the pre-race favourites in the incident packed race at Montreal plus a late event Safety Car to grab their best result of the season so far.

And although Brawn accepts that Ferrari are still lacking in performance compared to Renault and McLaren, he is happy that the team are making the most of opportunities that come their way.

"Luck is preparation waiting for an opportunity," he said. "We had the opportunity and we took it. We've had some bad luck too this year, so I'm not embarrassed by this result at all.

"We haven't got the performance we need from the car at the moment, but we're salvaging good results for other reasons. What we need is more performance."

Ferrari are still undecided about whether they will introduce a new specification of engine for this weekend's United States Grand Prix or wait until next month's British Grand Prix for its introduction.

"We have still to decide," said Brawn.

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