Ralf: I can match Montoya

Ralf Schumacher thinks that in terms of race pace there's nothing between him and team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya. In this week's AUTOSPORT team boss Sir Frank Williams voices his concerns about the German's recent form, but Schumacher believes he has no reason to worry, despite being outqualified by Montoya seven to four this season

Ralf: I can match Montoya

"I don't think qualifying is so important as it doesn't count for the points and in the races we've been close and maybe I've been slightly better," he said. "Juan's certainly doing a great job in qualifying - better than I did - but that's something that I will try to improve."

Ralf chance to prove his point comes at the German Grand Prix this weekend, a race he won for Williams last year. However, the track has been substantially altered and with many of the long straights disappearing it no longer favours BMW's horsepower superoiority.

"It's definitely going to be difficult for us as it's quite a high downforce circuit now whereas before it was obviously a very high-speed circuit, but let's wait and see," Ralf added. "But with the right tyre and weather anything could happen."

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