• Hungarian Grand Prix - FP2

Schumacher unfazed by wet crash

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Michael Schumacher went off track on intermediate tyres during FP2 and broke the front wing off his car © Press Association
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Michael Schumacher was unfazed by his crash in wet conditions during the second practice session in Hungary, saying it was "unusual".

Off the back of a crash during FP2 at Hockenheim, Schumacher went off again at the Hungaroring when he slid straight on at turn 12 as he tested conditions on the intermediate tyre. When asked what had been the cause of the accident, Schumacher said he felt he was just carrying a bit too much speed in to the corner.

"I just ran out of road, locked up and couldn't stop the car anymore," Schumacher said. "I don't think it was due to aquaplaning, it was just one of these unusual things that is a bit strange but nevertheless you have to put a cross on it and forget about it."

Schumacher added that the way the session had gone - with a lot of dry running laying down rubber on the circuit - meant the track conditions were difficult.

"Honestly, it's not normal rain conditions because it was just completely dry - lots of rubber - and then suddenly some rain so that is not the normal condition that you would have to face, so I'm not too worried about that.

"I think the rain might be an opportunity as we've seen in Silverstone and Hockenheim, so let's see what happens."

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