This is F1Minute and it’s the 24th December 2008.
Narain Karthikeyan has hit back at suggestions that he has been spurned by Force India, in quite a vicious way. The former-F1 racer said: "I spent a frustrating time with Jordan, where I had a car that just could not perform. I have no desire to be with another pedestrian team that's low on performance and loud on talk. The vibes from the camp have been extremely negative and I want to make it clear that I am not interested in driving for Force India." I’m not entirely sure what’s so bad about being linked to Force India, but he’s clearly not happy about it. He also said that Spyker offered him a job in 2007 but he: “declined as the team was going nowhere.”
Elsewhere today, rumours are starting to appear that Ferrari will reconsider their contract with Michael Schumacher when it runs out in 2009. Continuing on his cost-cutting drive, Stefano Domenicali has said ’09 sees nothing change but after that, the deal will have to be assessed for it’s costs and benefits.
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References Michael Schumacher, Narain Karthikeyan, Stefano Domenicali
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