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Michael Schumacher

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's 91 F1 career race wins set a record (since broken by Lewis HamiltonHamilton, Lewis
(Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton), 1985–, British race car driver. After winning several European and world karting championships, he joined the British Formula Renault series in 2002 and won the championship in 2003, moved to the Formula Three Euroseries
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). He retired in 2012, and was severely injured in a skiing accident in 2013.
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Prema Racing's German driver Mick Schumacher celebrates after winning the Formula Two championship race of the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, on August 4, 2019.
Mick Schumacher admitted it was special to claim his maiden Formula Two victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix - a race his father won on four occasions.
Mick Schumacher will drive his father Michael's 2004 Ferrari Formula One car in a demonstration run at the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim next month.
Sophia Floersch is also racing in European Formula 3 alongside drivers such as Mick Schumacher and Dan Ticktum.
Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, said his test with Ferrari this week was an important stepping stone in his fledgling racing career.
Mick Schumacher, son of Michael, was swamped by reporters and photographers as he arrived for the Formula 2 race.
Sandwiched between them was Mick Schumacher, who continued his impressive debut days in a Formula 1 cockpit by clocking a lap of 1m 29.998s.
Following his European Formula 3 title last year, Mick Schumacher made his Formula 2 debut on the same track at the weekend, finishing eighth and sixth in the two races.
? MOTORSPORT: Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time world champion Michael, will make his official Formula One debut in a test for Ferrari next week.
MICK Schumacher, the son of seven-times world champion Michael, will make his official Formula One debut in a test for Ferrari next week.
MunichcTypeface:> A Schumacher will be driving a Ferrari Formula One car for the first time in 13 years as the Scuderia on Tuesday confirmed that Mick Schumacher would be driving for them in Bahrain tests next week.
MICK Schumacher, the son of seventimes world champion Michael, will make his official Formula One debut in a test for Ferrari next week.