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After a torrid 2007 season full of controversy at McLaren, Fernando Alonso needs a change. Damien Smith explains why

We received an email this week that made us chuckle. An agent claiming to represent a Champ Car squad contacted one of our advertising team, asking how to get hold of Ralf Schumacher's manager!

It's hard to imagine Ralf being up for the change of scene. He's hardly one of those drivers who seems really in love with the sport. Anything other than Formula One would surely be considered too much of a step down for a man like Ralf.

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