In the last hours a very serious accusation was made about Michael Schumacher. Your old teammate, Felipe Massa, revealed that during the 2006 Monaco Grand Prix, the ‘kaiser’ purposely harmed Fernando Alonso. Also, Ross Brawn, a former team boss at Ferrari, confirmed the news, with some embarrassment in a documentary.
However, criticism of Schumacher’s attitudes throughout his career was swift. Because of this, Ross Brawn came out in defense of the seven-time World Champion. The current sports director of the Formula 1, gave details of his relationship with ‘Schumi’ and his personality off the track.
According to Brawn, Michael Schumacher was “a pretty misunderstood guy.” “I don’t know if inside he liked the impression it created because he was a character who was quite bad. I was trying to intimidate you, but personally it was the opposite, very charming and very personal »confessed the former team leader of Ferrari.
In addition, the British engineer commented that: “Many times I introduced him to people who, before meeting him, thought that he was despicable and that he had a horrible personality; once they got to know him, they changed completely. That happened many times because There was the pilot Michael on the runway and the human Michael out of the loop. ‘
Finally, Ross Brawn indicated what was the relationship of Michael Schumacher with his colleagues. The German was not one of the most beloved riders in the paddock, although Brawn clarified that: “Many people who competed against him had a different opinion, but no one I know who worked with him had bad words about him or bad opinions for his integrity. , his commitment and his human side ».