Nov.8 (GMM) Michael Schumacher has dismissed as the result of too much alcohol a controversy that brought into doubt his relationship with Ferrari's Felipe Massa.
It emerged this week that, at a season-ending party in Sao Paulo following the Brazilian grand prix, Massa joined in an insulting song about Schumacher with the former Ferrari driver Rubens Barrichello.But after experiencing plenty of end-of-season parties himself, the seven time world champion told the German newspaper Express: "There is always plenty to drink!"He said the incident poses no threat to his mentor-style bond with Brazilian Massa, the 2008 championship runner-up."Felipe is my friend," Schumacher said.The 39-year-old German's spokeswoman Sabine Kehm added: "Michael will meet with Felipe at the Ferrari World Finals in Mugello."It will be a great reunion," she said.