Schumacher urges F1 compromise

HAMBURG - Michael Schumacher can't imagine Formula One racing without Ferrari as the record world champion yesterday urged teams and officials to compromise in a budget cap row.

HAMBURG - Michael Schumacher can't imagine Formula One racing without Ferrari as the record world champion yesterday urged teams and officials to compromise in a budget cap row.

Schumacher, who won five of his seven titles with Ferrari, said he would regret if Ferrari and other big teams would split from FIA, the body governing racing, to form a breakaway series.

FIA and eight teams organised in the union Formula One Teams Association are at loggerheads over a budget cap of about R483million tha FIA plans to introduce from 2010 onwards. - Sapa-dpa

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