Coulthard not giving up on title hopes

McLaren's David Coulthard has set his sights on victory at Hockenheim to get his world title fight back on track

Coulthard not giving up on title hopes

Speaking on the eve of the German Grand Prix, the Scot said his eyes were firmly fixed on Ferrari's Michael Schumacher, who leads by 37 points, rather than the BMW-Williams duo tipped by many as the pacesetters at Hockenheim.

The Scot denies he has given up the battle to win the drivers' championship, despite a disastrous British Grand Prix at Silverstone a fortnight ago, where his race only lasted a handful of laps.

"There is still a long way to go," he said. "Hockenheim is not my last chance in the world championship. Ferrari is the main competitor in the championship and we must concentrate on that. My first target is it to win in Hockenheim to turn around the battle for the world championship."

Coulthard pronounced himself fully fit, despite suffering an allergic reaction to a meal he ate last week which caused him to miss testing at Monza.

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