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Edmund "Eddie" Jordan (born March 30, 1948) is the founder and former owner of Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor which operated from 1991 to 2005. believes Michael Schumacher's comeback U-turn is a big blow for Formula One, and an even bigger one for the Ferrari team.
Schumacher was to help out the Italian team by filling in for the injured Felipe Massa Felipe Massa (born April 25, 1981) is a Brazilian Formula One racing driver, currently employed by the Ferrari team. He is under contract to race for Ferrari until the end of the 2010 season. , but had to abandon the idea after failing to recover from a neck problem suffered in a motorbike accident in February.
Jordan, the former owner of Jordan Grand Prix Jordan Grand Prix was a Formula One constructor that competed from 1991 to 2005. The team is named after Irish businessman and founder Eddie Jordan. Jordan and his team were well known for a "rock and roll" attitude which added colour and character to Formula One in the 1990s. which operated until 2005, said the German's decision is a major setback for F1.
"Lance Armstrong wouldn't compete in the Tour de France Tour de France
World's most prestigious and difficult bicycle race. Staged for three weeks each July—usually in some 20 daylong stages—the Tour typically comprises 20 professional teams of nine riders each and covers some 3,600 km (2,235 miles) of flat and if he wasn't 100 per cent fit and Schumacher is exactly the same," Jordan said.
"But I am surprised it has taken this long (for him to make a decision). "He has the speed but not the ability to go two hours in a race with his neck after the accident.
"Ferrari would have had the best medical people on the case but he is not up to the job. We have been robbed because I wanted to see how he could cope with these young guys.
"And this is a huge setback for Ferrari. Schumacher needed to come back to inspire confidence and give them a boost, as the sport needs Ferrari.
"There are a number of drivers who won't get a drive next year and what's to say that Ferrari won't try to do a deal with (Renault managing director) Flavio Briatore as my information is that Fernando Alonso is going to Ferrari next year.
"Why don't they bring it forward? If I was Ferrari that is what I would do."
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