The Cologne tabloid Express reported this week that while Michael Schumacher has been testing motorcycles with friends in France, team principal Ross Brawn is on a four-day fishing trip with Jacques Laffite in Norway.

Mercedes has denied reports that, while more than 150 points behind in the constructors' championship, its F1 team boss is missing in action.

The Cologne tabloid Express reported this week that while Michael Schumacher has been testing motorcycles with friends in France, team principal Ross Brawn is on a four-day fishing trip with Jacques Laffite in Norway.

But a source at the Brackley based team said the report is incorrect.

"Ross has been at the factory this week," the source said.

 

 

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