In 1988 he made his first step into single-seat car racing by participating in the German Formula Ford and Formula König series, winning the latter. He placed 13th in the 2012 Drivers' Championship. [188][189], In March 2014, Bahrain Grand Prix organisers named the Sakhir track's first corner in honour of Michael Schumacher. Schuberth helmet for the 2011 season (Mercedes GP); Schumacher kept using a red-coloured helmet at Silver Arrows. [76] The rule changes were partly in an effort to dent Ferrari's dominance and make the series more interesting. Why would I have forced him?". [116] Jenson Button would later claim that Mercedes's 2010 car was designed for him, and that their differing driving styles may have contributed to Schumacher's difficulties. He also received nominations for the 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 awards. [10] Some of Schumacher's best performances occurred in such conditions, earning him the nicknames "Regenkönig" (rain king)[11] or "Regenmeister" (rain master),[7][12] even in the non-German-language media. He finished with 144 points, a record-breaking 67 points ahead of the runner-up, his teammate Rubens Barrichello. ", "Schumacher's car designed for me – Button", "Michael Schumacher blasts Valencia Grand Prix stewards", "Schumacher escapes unhurt from crash at Abu Dhabi", "Lucky escape for Michael Schumacher after crash with Vitantonio Liuzzi", "2011 Canadian GP review: Button bounces back to win", "Michael Schumacher the greatest F1 driver of all time", "Michael Schumacher's retirement at Chinese Grand Prix – What exactly happens when a wheel nut is loose? [84], Before the Brazilian Grand Prix, Schumacher admitted defeat and conceded the title to Alonso. [83], The Japanese Grand Prix was led by Schumacher with only 16 laps to go, when, for the first time since the 2000 French Grand Prix, Schumacher's car suffered an engine failure. [252] In 2008, it was revealed that he had donated between $5M and $10M to the Clinton Foundation. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. [57] During his 98-day absence, he was replaced by Finnish driver Mika Salo. At the post race press conference, after equalling the number of wins (41) won by his idol, Ayrton Senna, Schumacher broke into tears. 2001  M. Schumacher [73], In 2004, Schumacher won a record 12 of the first 13 races of the season, only failing to finish in Monaco after an accident with Juan Pablo Montoya during a safety car period when he briefly locked his car's brakes. A post shared by FORMULA 1® (@f1) on Sep 29, 2020 at 9:55am PDT Store. [273] In November 2014, it was reported that Schumacher was "paralysed and in a wheelchair"; he "cannot speak and has memory problems". [282], (key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap). 1974  E. Fittipaldi Hier findet ihr uns: He was placed in a medically induced coma until June 2014. [43] Schumacher declared the Ferrari 412T good enough to win the Championship. 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Schumacher scored a record-tying nine wins and clinched the World Championship with four races yet to run. [3], Regulations in Germany require a driver to be at least 14 years old to obtain a kart license. [244] He is a supporter of 1. Schumacher has not been seen in … Schumacher finished the 1991 season with four points out of six races. Michael Schumacher's F1 records of seven 91 race wins is set to be surpassed by Lewis Hamilton this season, who is also likely to equal his tally of … It was revealed on 29 October 2006 that Ferrari wanted Schumacher to act as assistant to the newly appointed CEO Jean Todt. [236], Schumacher and his wife own horse ranches in Texas[237] and Switzerland. [109] Massa's place at Ferrari was instead filled by Luca Badoer and Giancarlo Fisichella. 1953  A. Ascari [142] The helmet, very similar to his current helmet, included the year of his début to the present, and the years of his seven World titles. Voci in vetrina in altre lingue senza equivalente su, Gli ultimi anni in Ferrari e il primo ritiro (2005-2006), Il triennio da consulente e collaudatore (2007-2009), Il ritorno alle corse con la Mercedes e il secondo ritiro (2010-2012), Da Britney al Gorilla: i soprannomi dei piloti di F1, Da Britney al Kaiser, i soprannomi della F1 fotogallery. [220], Toward the end of the 2010 Hungarian Grand Prix, Rubens Barrichello attempted to pass Schumacher down the inside on the main straight. If your weapons are weak you don't have a chance. [228], Two laps from the finish of the 1998 British Grand Prix, Schumacher was leading the race when he was issued a stop-and-go penalty for overtaking a lapped car (Alexander Wurz) during the early moments of a Safety Car period. [234], In August 1995, Michael married Corinna Betsch. For his son who is also a racing driver, see, "It was not a race. Michael Schumacher, Schumacher - La leggenda di un uomo normale, Oltre il mito. By finishing the race in eighth place, Schumacher took one point and assured his sixth World Drivers' title, ending the season two points ahead of Räikkönen. Early in the 1996 season the car had reliability trouble and Schumacher did not finish six of the 16 races. [235] They have two children, a daughter Gina-Marie, born 20 February 1997 and a son Mick, born 22 March 1999. [168][169], In 2003, Schumacher won the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy and was voted PAP European Sportsperson of the Year. [65] The crowd broke into outraged boos at the result and Schumacher tried to make amends by allowing Barrichello to stand on the top step of the podium. [28] He finished third in the Drivers' Championship in 1992 with 53 points, three points behind runner-up Patrese. We didn't touch, so I guess I just left enough space for him to come through." This was due to his stopping his car and blocking part of the circuit while Alonso was on his qualifying lap; he still managed to work his way up to fifth place on the notoriously cramped Monaco circuit. [209][212] This made Schumacher the only driver in the history of the sport, as of 2020, to be disqualified from a Drivers' World Championship. A former Ferrari boss and Schumacher family confidant has given a rare update on the health of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher. However, he was penalised 20 seconds after the race by the race stewards dropping him to 12th. [167] On 22 October 2002, Schumacher was honoured with the Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. From 1984 on, Schumacher won many German and European kart championships. Alle Siege des Rekordchampions, Michael Schumacher. The seven-time F1 world champion suffered the horrific injury in December 2013 after hitting his head on rocks while skiing in the French Alps. 156. [6], At the end of 1990, along with his Formula 3 rivals Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Karl Wendlinger, he joined the Mercedes junior racing programme in the World Sports-Prototype Championship. [262] His donation surpassed that of any other sports person, most sports leagues, many worldwide corporations and even some countries. [89] Schumacher pitted and consequently fell to 19th place, 70 seconds behind teammate and race leader Felipe Massa. His character is himself as a Ferrari F430 who visits Radiator Springs to get new tires from Luigi and Guido at the recommendation of Lightning McQueen. [138] Schumacher's original helmet sported the colours of the German flag and his sponsor's decals. [64], In 2002, Schumacher used the Ferrari F2002 to retain his Drivers' Championship. 1962  G. Hill A range of ex-drivers and commentators were highly critical of Schumacher. Universe. 1963  J. Clark Benetton and McLaren initially refused to hand over their source code for investigation. [194], In May 2016, Schumacher was honoured with the inaugural Nürburgring Lifetime Achievement Award. [276][277] In December 2016 Schumacher's manager stated that "Michael's health is not a public issue, and so we will continue to make no comment in that regard". [269][270] By March there were small encouraging signs, and in early April, he was showing moments of consciousness as he was gradually withdrawn from the medically induced coma. #F1 #Formula1 @keepfighting #Schumacher @mickschumacher. [107][108] In the end, Schumacher was forced to call off his return due to the severity of the neck injury he had received in a motorcycle accident earlier in the year. 1968  G. Hill [206], Going into the 1994 Australian Grand Prix, the final race of the 1994 season, Schumacher led Damon Hill by a single point in the Drivers' Championship. In 1991, he competed in one race in the Japanese Formula 3000 Championship, finishing second. Monza, pole record di Hamilton: è la n.69. Michael Schumacher latest update: Former boss reveals F1 legend shock ‘They all shut up!' Schumacher then learned the track on his own, by cycling around the track on a fold-up bike he had brought with him. In the end Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Michael missed out on the title by one point and the newly crowned F3 champion was called Karl Wendlinger. During arrival, Luigi and Guido both faint in excitement when they see him. By the Canadian Grand Prix, the ninth race of the season, Schumacher was 25 points behind Alonso, but he then won the following three races to reduce his disadvantage to 11. He is known as "the Red Baron", because of his red Ferrari and in reference to the German Manfred von Richthofen, the famous flying ace of World War I. Schumacher's nicknames include "Schumi",[13] 1986  A. Prost 2012  S. Vettel [247] Additionally, he paid for the construction of a school for poor children and for area improvements in Dakar, Senegal. With only one race left in the season, Schumacher could only win the championship if he won the season finale and Alonso scored no points. [129], After causing a collision with Bruno Senna in Spain, Schumacher received a five-place grid penalty for the Monaco Grand Prix. He finished that season with a record 148 points, 34 points ahead of the runner-up, teammate Rubens Barrichello, and set a new record of 13 race wins out of a possible 18, surpassing his previous best of 11 wins from the 2002 season. [182][183], In 2008, the Swiss Football Association appointed long-time Swiss resident Schumacher as the country's ambassador for UEFA Euro 2008, hosted by Switzerland and Austria. [103], In his capacity as racing advisor to Ferrari, Schumacher was present in Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix when Ferrari driver Felipe Massa was seriously injured after being struck by a suspension spring during qualifying. 1957  J. M. Fangio Despite wearing a helmet, Schumacher sustained serious head injuries. [184], On 29 April 2010, Schumacher was appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur by French prime minister, François Fillon. 1979  J. Scheckter, 1980  A. Jones [5], In 1989, Schumacher signed with Willi Weber's WTS Formula Three team. 2017  L. Hamilton Die Geschichte einer Weltkarriere, Michael Schumacher. 1966  J. Brabham [33], At the British Grand Prix, Schumacher was penalised for overtaking on the formation lap. [30][31], Schumacher won six of the first seven races and was leading the Spanish Grand Prix, before a gearbox failure left him stuck in fifth gear. He draws a parallel between Schumacher’s success at Ferrari and Vettel’s disappointment. [292], 1950  G. Farina During the race weekend, teammate Andrea de Cesaris was meant to show Schumacher the circuit, but was held up with contract negotiations. [176], In honour of Schumacher's racing career and his efforts to improve safety and the sport, he was awarded an FIA Gold Medal for Motor Sport in 2006. The French film Asterix and Obelix at the Olympic Games features Schumacher in a cameo role as a chariot driver called Schumix. In 2004, a prototype was publicly tested by being driven over by a tank; it survived intact. Schumacher then won in Argentina and, with the Ferrari improving significantly in the second half of the season, Schumacher took six victories and had five other podium finishes. Helmet for the 1994 season (Benetton); Schumacher used the Bell helmet for nine years in Formula One, from the 1992 Canadian Grand Prix to 2001 Australian Grand Prix. [100], In 2007, former Ferrari top manager Ross Brawn said that Schumacher was very likely and also happy to continue testing in 2008; Schumacher later explained his role further saying that he would "deal with the development of the car inside Gestione Sportiva" and as part of that "I'd like to drive, but not too often". Questa pagina è stata modificata per l'ultima volta il 10 apr 2021 alle 16:16. Schumacher was fastest in qualifying in Monaco; but started sixth owing to his penalty. [246][172], Schumacher is a special ambassador to UNESCO and has donated 1.5 million euros to the organisation. In 2008, Schumacher was the figurehead of an advertising campaign by Bacardi to raise awareness about responsible drinking, with a focus on communicating an international message 'drinking and driving don't mix'. [171][172] He was selected European Sportsperson of the Year, by the International Sports Press Association. [245], On 23 June 2003, Schumacher was appointed as an Ambassador-at-Large for the Most Serene Republic of San Marino. He ran no more than five laps and no lap times were recorded. [112][113] After a period of intensive training medical tests, it was confirmed that the neck injury that had prevented him driving for Ferrari the year before had fully healed. After a one-off Formula One appearance with Jordan at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, Schumacher was signed by Benetton for the rest of the 1991 season. A documentary on Schumacher, directed by German filmmakers Michael Wech [de] and Hanns-Bruno Kammertöns was slated to be released in December 2019. The trio Schumacher – Wendlinger – Frentzen would get a chance to get to know each other better real soon. [261] He donated $10 million for aid after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. "[232] However, an FIA investigation found Schumacher guilty of breaching Safety Car regulations and awarded him a 20-seconds penalty, which cost him six places. Mit sieben Weltmeistertiteln und 91 Siegen ist er bis heute die Nummer eins des Rennsports.Im Dezember 2013 kam es zu einem folgenschweren Unfall: Michael Schumacher verletzte sich beim Skifahren und erlitt ein Schädelhirntrauma. Auto. [221][222][223], In 1994, suspicion of foul play by the Benetton team (who were eventually found to have been responsible for some technical violations over the course of the season) was said to have troubled Ayrton Senna that season. [198][199], In December 2017, Schumacher was inducted into the FIA Hall of Fame[200] and Germany's Sports Hall of Fame. Benetton blamed the incident on a communication error between the stewards and the team. After finishing third in 2005 and second in 2006, Schumacher retired from the sport, though he later made a brief return with Mercedes from 2010 to 2012. [112], Schumacher's surprise return to F1 was compared to Niki Lauda's in 1982 at age 33 and Nigel Mansell's return in 1994 at age 41. Schumacher stated that his preparations to replace the injured Massa for Ferrari had initiated a renewed interest in F1, which, combined with the opportunity to fulfil a long-held ambition to drive for Mercedes and to be working again with team principal Ross Brawn, led Schumacher to accept the offer once he was passed fit. Near the end of January, doctors began to wake Schumacher from his coma. Bell helmet for the 1995 season (Benetton); Schumacher kept using this white-coloured helmet after moving to Ferrari in 1996 until he switched its colour to red at the 2000 Monaco Grand Prix. [21], The week before the race, Schumacher impressed Jordan designer Gary Anderson and team manager Trevor Foster during a test drive at Silverstone. The season was marred by several collisions with Hill, in particular an overtaking manoeuvre by Hill took them both out of the British Grand Prix on lap 45, and again on lap 23 of the Italian Grand Prix. [110], Mercedes' team principal Toto Wolff about Schumacher's influence on the Mercedes team[111], In December 2009 it was announced that Schumacher would be returning to Formula One in the 2010 season alongside fellow German driver Nico Rosberg in the new Mercedes GP team. In Turkey, Schumacher qualified fifth, and finished fourth in the race, both his best results since his return. 1992  N. Mansell Further records were set by Schumacher in Germany, where he set the fastest lap in a Grand Prix for the 77th time in his career, and in Belgium where he became the second driver in history to race in 300 Grands Prix. [80], 2006 became the last season of Schumacher's Ferrari career. Although he and Alonso had the same point total, Schumacher was in front because he had won more races. 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[53] As Villeneuve approached to pass his rival, Schumacher attempted to provoke an accident, but got the short end of the stick, retiring from the race. He left Benetton a year before his contract with them expired; he later cited the team's damaging actions in 1994 as his reason for opting out of his deal. † Driver did not finish the Grand Prix, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance. After listening to Schumacher's Benetton B194 as it went past, Senna "concluded that there was, what he regarded, as unusual noises from the engine". [166][144] He won the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for his performance in the 2001 season. [16] When Schumacher retired in 2006, three of the top ten drivers were German, more than any other nationality and more than have ever been present in Formula One history. [99] On 13 November 2007, Schumacher, who had not driven a Formula One car since he had retired a year earlier, undertook a formal test session for the first time aboard the F2007. On lap 36 Schumacher hit the guardrail on the outside of the track while leading. [160] Schumacher earned the Grands Prix de l'Académie des Sports[161] and won Autosport's International Racing Driver of the Year. [22] He impressed the paddock by qualifying seventh in this race. 1991  A. Senna [255] Presenter Jeremy Clarkson hinted later in the programme that Schumacher was not the regular Stig, which the BBC subsequently confirmed.