Ralf's parking is mocked

Just days after the controversy of an aborted investment into a sex shop business had died down and got Ralf Schumacher out of the German tabloid media, the Toyota star found himself back in the spotlight over the weekend when his wife Cora publicly mocked his driving

Ralf's parking is mocked

Speaking on a German television show, Cora Schumacher revealed that although her husband was comfortable racing at 200mph, he had his fair share of troubles when it came to dealing with driving at much slower speeds.

"There have been a number of little accidents when it comes to getting into and out of parking spots," she said. "Ralf causes the sort of accidents you might expect from women drivers."

And to add further embarrassment onto Ralf, Cora even revealed that the problem with his parking had got ever worse since he had traded in his BMW for a new Toyota company car - because his new machine does not have parking sensors.

"Ralf was waiting for the beep to let him know how close he was to the car behind him - but we heard a different noise..." she joked.

Schumacher's poor parking is no secret within F1 circles. At this year's Malaysian Grand Prix, photographers had a field day when the German managed to knock down some fencing in the drivers' car park after he misjudged the length of his BMW.

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