17 April, 2021

The Race Of His Life

Michael was always a fierce competitor who entered the ring to win. Even when he retired the first time in 2006, he carried on with the Go-Karts, and even motorbike racing.

The Race Of His Life
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Michael Schumacher’s current situation is one of life’s great ironies. Not only has the go-getter competed in 306 Formula 1 races, but also hundreds of Go Karts, junior formula racing and sportscar racing (including the Le Mans 24 hours). The details of Michael’s crash aren’t totally clear, but what we do know is that he was out skiing with his son and fell at a relatively slow speed. It’s hard-hitting for his family who saw him spend so many years risking his life on the fast track. 

Michael was always a fierce competitor who entered the ring to win. Even when he retired the first time in 2006, he carried on with the Go-Karts, and even motorbike racing. I remember when he made his comeback in 2010 there were many expectations from him. His first race back then coincided with my debut in F1 and Michael was the centre of everybody’s attention. I remember how surprised I was when he was one of the first to say hello to me and to wish me good luck in F1. There he was—one of the biggest icons in world sport, and yet he took the...

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