Barrichello Won't Speak to Schumacher after Hungary Incident
Needless to say, given that those two are not exactly friends – we'll remind you that Barrichello called Schumacher a “homosexual” while doing karaoke in a Brazilian disco less than 2 years ago – the Williams racer burst at his former colleague after the race, asking the FIA stewards to hand him a black flag (disqualification).
Instead, the German received a 10-place grid penalty for the upcoming race at Spa, which certainly did not sit very well with Barrichello. Asked by the reporters in Hungary if he'll demand some further explanations from Schu, the 300-grand prix starter admitted there's no point in doing that.
“No, and I won't - because it won't resolve things. You know Michael - you talk to him and he will always feel that he is right. I just think I am a just guy, and justice was made today in a way because I think he has been stopped three years and he didn't change a thing. He is still the same guy,” said Barrichello.
The Brazilian driver is no stranger from tough collisions, as he experienced a near-death crash in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, in only his second year in F1. He then hit the wall and his car became airborne, turning upside down in the process. Something like that could have happened yesterday, argued the F1 veteran, who added that Schumacher's move was triggered by events that happened in the past.
“I would say it is probably one of the worst (defenses) because first of all you would not expect after so many races for someone to do that. You would expect someone with 10 races to do that kind of thing. But for him, who has been through so many things. He is carrying something from the past that it just not necessary today. I just think that it was a loose moment for both of us,” concluded Barrichello.