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I retired simply because I didn’t have the passion and motivation anymore; I was tired. At the time I thought, ‘Well, I had a great time, there is the end.’ At some moment, there is the right time to call it an end.
When you are part of a community for 14 years, it inevitably shapes you. I will always have a part of Ferrari beside me; a part of my heart will always be red.
I have to say it’s been tough to leave the Ferrari family, which has been a big part of my career.
I just want to be known as a very normal person and be treated as that and be able to walk down the street like anyone else.
When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.
Those who have come into Formula One without experiencing cars devoid of electronic aids will find it tough. To control 800 horse power relying just on arm muscles and foot sensitivity can turn out to be a dangerous exercise.
You win a race, the next race it’s a question mark. Are you still the best or not? That’s what is funny. But that’s what is interesting. And that’s what is challenging. You have to prove yourself every time.
In sport there is never any moment that is the same as the other. I have been in Formula One for 12 years, and out of that I had one year with the perfect car.
Somehow I have managed to delay looking old. In reality I have good genes.
In football, I need full concentration even though I really enjoy it.
I have really enjoyed my time at Ferrari, not just because of the successes.
I know what I am, and what I have to do in my profession, so I can handle the pressure. It’s the way I think.
The more precisely I can drive, the more I enjoy myself.
I didn’t have statistics in my mind when I was racing. It was always a consequence – a nice consequence. I enjoyed it, but it wasn’t the reason I was racing.
My time with Ferrari was wonderful. I have found friends and had experiences that I would not want to be without.
You try to hide your emotions, so as not to show weaknesses to others. I believe it’s the same for every sportsman.
My kids are not known, and I think that is very important. So far they have lived a normal life, and will continue to do so. I feel they should have the possibility to live a free life without the burden of fame I have created.
If you do things to the limit, and don’t purposely go over that limit, then I think it’s fine to do whatever you want. So long as you enjoy it. That’s what’s important.
I have what you might call the South Pole and the North Pole. I have my team and my work, which I do on one side, and I have my family and my home on the other side. Both have nothing really to do with each other.
I like to share my life, and spend time with someone I love. That has worked 100 per cent with my wife.
Once something is a passion, the motivation is there.
You arrive at Formula One being very skeptical, how far can your talent deal with all this, and then you understand those guys are human and pretty reasonable, and finally succeeding in winning your first race, in circumstance as such, it was just an amazing moment.
I have been in Formula One for 12 years, and out of that I had one year with the perfect car.
If you look right from the beginning of the season I’ve been very competitive.
Nascar will certainly not be one of my challenges in the future.