Grapevine: Schumacher Invited to Karting Finals

Michael Schumacher could take part in the Karting World Finals to be held at Langkawi this year

Grapevine: Schumacher Invited to Karting Finals

The Malaysian island, where the event will be held from November 21st to 27th on the Morac circuit, has often been a place of vacation for the German driver, who usually goes there in the week before the Malaysian Grand Prix.

After the organizers of the event reportedly invited him to participate, Schumacher was quoted by Gazzetta dello Sport as saying that he might consider the offer.

"At the moment I certainly don't have time to think about it," said Schumacher, "but if I'll find some after the end of the season, and most of all if I won't be busy with developing the new 2006 Ferrari, then I could also decide to go there."

Schumacher took part in the karting world finals in 2001, when they were held in his home town of Kerpen, Germany, on the circuit where he started his racing career.

He just missed victory then, with karting sensation turned Red Bull Racing driver Vitantonio Liuzzi taking the honours.

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