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Domenicali would still sign Hamilton to Ferrari

The Ferrari boss says he would consider Hamilton despite his erratic behaviour, but also says it's unlikely to happen, "neither in the short nor in the long term... for the Ferrari of the future, I believe the right combination is to have one well established driver with great experience, alongside a talented youngster on the way up."

8 August 2011 - Source
hammy   Lewis Hamilton
Aww, it would have been so mega to be back with you Nando, we could have such awesome battles all over again.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Yeah, I have nothing but good memories of our wonderful time together at McLaren Hamilton. I think they should build us a bigger pit box this time though, otherwise I might "accidentally" hold you up again.
hammy   Lewis Hamilton
That was totally uncool Nando, but I've forgiven you, cos I know you were just trying to be my Prost.
rondennis   Ron Dennis
Not so fast with the forgiveness Hamilton, that wasn't the worst bloody thing the prick did that weekend.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
I was feeling the heat Ron, I needed a distraction. And there it was, staring right at me on my laptop screen.
rondennis   Ron Dennis
Five-place bloody grid penalty... if it was me I would have bottled you with that fine Hungarian vino I was guzzling.
MycLaren   Martin Whitmarsh
The views of the McLaren group are that the aforementioned incident has been comprehensively dealt with by the relevant authorities, and we consider the matter closed.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Well it's been a while since I've been described as a "talented youngster on the way up", but I suppose I'll take it as a compliment.
Domenicali   Stefano Domenicali
No no Fernando, you and Felipe are indeed Ferrari brothers, but maybe you are also sometimes the father while Felipe is the son.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Oh, I just assumed with Massa being 3 months older than me that he was the "established" one while I was the "youngster". Who exactly were you talking about then?
Domenicali   Stefano Domenicali
I was talking about the future Fernando. As in all true families, we must sadly lose some members to welcome in new blood.
massa   Felipe Massa
Huh? I have a contract until the end of 2012. If I can sort out my issues with getting temperature in the tyres I could perform well enough to keep my seat.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Try getting some temperature in your brain first Massa, then it might perform better. I'm sure they'll let you keep the seat, unless your replacement's arse profile is identical to yours.
Horner   Christian Horner
Red Bull take a different view to Ferrari. We have decided it's best to have one well established talented youngster with great experience, and Mark.
wibbah   Mark Webber
Fair go mate, I've got 10 years on Seb, that's got to count for something?
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Maybe if you could use those 10 years to win 10 championships Mark. Oh wait, it doesn't work like that does it?
wibbah   Mark Webber
Lay off mate, nobody can turn back the clock, just look at Schumacher.
mschumi   Michael Schumacher
Good point Webber, I struggled almost as badly as you did in the 00's - only five world championships. If only I could go back and... not change anything.

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