Schumacher vows to attack in Brazil

Michael Schumacher has said he is in 'full attack' mode for this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, as he bids to end his Formula One career on a high

Schumacher vows to attack in Brazil

Although the Ferrari driver has only a slim chance of the drivers' championship, following his engine failure in Japan, that has not ended his determination to do well in his final Grand Prix.

"It will be a full out attack drive," said Schumacher, speaking before he flies out to Interlagos tomorrow.

"We are looking for a double victory (1-2 finish), nothing else. That is still our only chance in the fight for the championship, and the only thing in our control. Everything else is no longer in our hands."

Schumacher needs to win the race, with Alonso out of the points, to claim the drivers' crown, while Ferrari realistically need a one-two finish to have a chance of the constructors' title.

The German is in no doubt that he believes Ferrari are deserving of the constructors' championship this year - because of the way they recovered from the 25-point deficit after the Canadian GP to take the title battle to the final round.

"Whoever comes back from the depths and hauls themselves to this point, and who puts so much commitment and passion into their work, earns the largest respect. They have my respect.

"They are the best in the field - and the constructors' title would be absolutely deserved in my eyes."

And although he has stated his main ambition is to have 'fun' in his final race, he is well aware that a victory would be the perfect way to bow out of the sport.

"Naturally I am aware that after nearly 16 years this will be my last race," he said. "And naturally I want to have a beautiful race in the end. A victory would mean I could go out with a high feeling."

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