Michael Schumacher


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Michael Schumacher
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Schumacher, Michael

(sho͞o`mäkhər), 1969–, German auto race driver, b. Hürth-Hermühlheim. Regarded as the best Formula 1 (F1) driver of his era, he debuted as a racecar driver in 1988 and within two years had become Germany's Formula Three champion. His first F1 race was the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, and his first F1 victory was in the same event in 1992. Schumacher drove with the Jordan team (his first race), Benetton (1991–95), Ferrari (1995–2006), and Mercedes (2010–12). He won the world championship in 1994, repeating the feat in 1995. His career was interrupted in 1999, when he suffered a broken leg in his first severe crash, but in 2000 he began a five-year reign as world champion, becoming the first driver to win the F1 title seven times. Schumacher has 91 career F1 race wins. He was severely injured in a skiing accident in 2013.
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Michael Schumacher also holds the record for most race wins (91) and shares first place with Sebastian Vettel for most wins in a season (13)
Michael Schumacher has left hospital in France, but question marks remain over his chances of a full recovery
The hospital released a terse statement that said: "We deny that Michael Schumacher has died.
The family of Michael Schumacher is again requesting for their privacy, and the medical secret, to be respected, and to not disturb the doctors treating Michael in their work,'' Kehm added.
Kehm said: "The family of Michael Schumacher is again requesting for their privacy, and the medical secret, to be respected, and to not disturb the doctors treating Michael in their work.
But, as Richard Greenwood of the University College London Hospital said, Michael Schumacher will be a completely different person if he survives the severe head injuries he suffered in a skiing accident in December.
My thoughts are with Michael Schumacher at this tough time.
British driver Jenson Button tweeted: "My thoughts are with Michael Schumacher at this tough time.
The driving partner of Michael Schumacher Who can look back at an incredible career that has helped lay the foundation for a golden generation of British racing drivers.
Alors qu'il lui reste deux courses avant de prendre sa premiere retraite, Michael Schumacher signe au cours de Grand Prix de Chine 2006, la 91e et derniere victoire de sa carriere.
Veteran Michael Schumacher posted the fastest time in an action-packed qualifying session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, but a grid penalty means that Mark Webber will be in pole position.