It's not over yet, insists Montoya

Italian Grand Prix runner-up Juan Pablo Montoya has vowed to continue to take the fight to Michael Schumacher and Ferrari, despite the disappointment of being forced to play second fiddle to the reigning champion in Monza today (Sunday)

It's not over yet, insists Montoya

Montoya almost grabbed the lead on the opening lap, but blamed backmarkers for ruining his chances of an attack on leader Schumacher later in the race, and dropped back to finish a solid second. He is now three points behind his rival, but he thinks the final two races, at Indianapolis and Suzuka, will be more suited to his car.

"The last two races are normal downforce circuits, so I think we'll be strong again, and McLaren and Renault will be too," said Montoya. "I think we came out of here with the most possible. If I couldn't win I had to finish second, which I did. I only lost two points to Michael, so it's not over."

Schumacher says he won't rest on the laurels of his Monza success, and said: "I think it's pretty open and it's going to be interesting. We can look ahead and say we've improved our situation. I think our engine guys have done a tremendous job, and that should help us everywhere."

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