Rubens Barrichello is one of the most illustrious names in the history of the Formula 1. The Brazilian was an eternal companion of Michael Schumacher, could have been in the first years of the career of Lewis Hamilton. Due to this, it is a word more than authorized when it comes to commenting on the comparison that was given in recent days about the seven-time champions. In addition, he spoke of the return of Fernando Alonso to the highest category.
In an interview with a journalist from his country, via Instagram, Barrichello assured that Lewis Hamilton is the best driver in recent years, and even put him above Michael Schumacher. Together with the ‘Kaiser’, Barrichello helped Ferrari win four consecutive constructors’ championships. ‘Rubinho’ is one of the biggest races in the history of Formula 1.
The Brazilian was forceful when the journalist Reginaldo Leme asked him about the comparison between Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher. Hamilton better than Schumacher? I think so. I competed with both and was only there in the early Hamilton years, but it is, ”Barrichello fired without thinking.
On the other hand, Barrichello assured that there were words from Alonso that he did not like regarding Schumacher. «Alonso gave an interview that is one of those that I do not like to give, but he is a direct type. They asked him: What is the possibility that what happened to Schumacher will happen to you? He was away for three years, came back and did not do well. And Alonso said: I am better than Schumacher ».
However, the current passenger car driver assured that the preparation being made by the Asturian is much better than that of ‘Schumi’. “He’s definitely better prepared, he’s been driving more Formula 1 than Schumacher drove to come back and he drives karts almost every day, so I don’t expect things to go bad for Alonso. But I don’t know if he will return to the same level that he left, “Rubens said.