For those who are fans of the legendary racing champion, there is hopeful news at last.
Doctors have declared that he is finally responding to treatment after being in coma for long. Schumacher announced his retirement from the races when the October 2012 season finished. It was as part of Mercedes GP team when he participated in the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix and announced his retirement at the same time in Suzuka.
Having been the world champion seven times has made Michael Schumacher a name that is indelible from the history of F1. However, the skiing accident that he suffered about two years back made him suffer terrible head injuries and sent him into a coma. The rehabilitation efforts that have been on for the world champion have been long and arduous for the family members. It has taken a toll on them emotionally as well as financially. The determination and strength of the champion’s health helped him to sustain the different kinds of treatments that were tried out on him. He remains under rehabilitation at his family home by Lake Geneva. Being 47 years of age, he is battling his conditions and it is said that he cries silently when he hears the voices of his children and his wife.
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Mick Schumacher, the son of the Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher, has joined the race of German and Italian Formula 4, 2016 as per the confirmation made by Sabine Kehm.
Mick Schumacher is all set to switch to the outfit of Prema Powerteam that has fielded numerous F1 drivers such as Valtteri Bottas, Kamui Kobayashi, Robert Kubica and Jacques Villeneuve at the time of their junior ranks.
As per Mick, Prema Powerteam is the ideal step forward to show his best performances and to become a perfect driver. With the well experienced team, Mick is very comfortable working and also the principal of the team; Angelo Rosin has been always there in every detail. This is precisely some of the reasons that made him to join the Italian team that has won FIA Formula 2 victory with Raffaele Marciello, Daniel Juncadella, Felix Rosenqvist and Esteban Ocon between 2012 and 2015. Also, it has won all of Italian Formula 4 championships so far. Read more »
Michael Schumacher is a former German race car driver, widely seen among one of the best drivers in the history of Formula One where he is a seven time world champion. He holds several records as a Formula One driver including most number of championships won, fastest laps, championship points, and race victories and most wins in a season with 13, which was equalled by compatriot Sebastian Vettel nine years later in 2013.
In 2003, the German entered into the history books when he became the first and so far, only driver to finish in the podium places in each and every race of the season and also broke the record for most consecutive podium finishes as well. According to the official website of Formula One, Schumacher is statistically the most successful and greatest driver the sport has witnessed.
The German made his debut in Formula One after being signed by Jordan – Ford at the Belgian Grand Prix in 1991 where he qualified seventh on a completely unknown track. However, after just one race with Jordan – Ford, Schumacher was signed by Benetton – Ford. Michael Schumacher became the world champion driving the Benetton car in 1994. That season was marred by two deaths on the Formula One grid, most notably Ayrton Senna and Benetton by allegations about cheating and tweaking their car to get extra speed. Read more »