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Michael Schumacher could go on and on
Mercedes has not ruled out extending its contract with Michael Schumacher beyond the end of next season when the current three-year deals expires.
Norbert Haug, Mercedes' competition director, admitted to Bild am Sonntag that he can imagine teaming up with the famous 42-year-old in 2013 as well.
"If Michael wants it and we can agree on a right price -- with pleasure," said Haug.
After fitting a late and major upgrade for the W02 car, Mercedes had a strong end to the 2011 pre-season period.
"Michael looks really strong," admitted team boss Ross Brawn. "He could surprise some people this year."