Re: DC expected to announce retirement at Silverstone.
To win 13 Grand Prix is a considerable achievement, and on his top form he was as good as anyone. He has some fantastic drives to his name. He readily accepts that in the final analysis he did not quite have that 'last little bit' that would have made him a world champion.
To have been teamed up with Hakkinen and race against Schumacher for the majority of his career when they were at their best was a tall order for anyone. I'm just a bit sorry that this year has proved a bit embarassing for collisions, and his podium was a welcome relief.
DC is one of the good guys of F1. Lord know we need Jenson to put up a bit better show than he has been doing of late.
I'd also like to put in a 'thumbs up' to Red Bull, who seem to behave like a very civilised bunch where their drivers are concerned.
Good luck to DC whatever he ends up doing.