Schuey to keep an eye out for DC

Michael Schumacher refused to write off David Coulthard's chances of victory in the European Grand Prix at the Nurburgring, even though McLaren's flying Scot sits four places behind the polesitting world champion

Schuey to keep an eye out for DC

Ferrari's Schumacher starts from the front for the seventh time in nine races, the 39th pole of his career, while the Scot starts fifth.

"We have seen them [McLaren] often struggling in qualifying this year and then being competitive in the race, so I will not surprised if they are competitive tomorrow," said Schumacher. "I don't want to write them off until the end of the race tomorrow."

The Ferrari ace deprived BMW-Williams of an historic double as he grabbed pole position today (Saturday), after Ralf Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya appeared to be heading for the first all Williams front row in nearly four years. The last time Williams were 1-2 on the grid was at the British Grand Prix in 1997, when Jacques Villeneuve headed Heinz-Harald Frentzen.

"Our cars look very good here, very consistent, and we should be in good shape for the race," said Schumacher Snr.

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