Schumacher thinks McLaren look strong

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Michael Schumacher is pleased with the progress Mercedes have made in the Barcelona test but thinks McLaren stood out as one of the strongest cars on the final day: [McLaren] looked very strong today, absolutely. But it depends who is going to bring what to Bahrain. Michael Schumacher At one point Schumacher ran in close … Continue reading Schumacher thinks McLaren look strong

Brawn: Schumacher back where he left off

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Ross Brawn says working with Michael Schumacher at Mercedes feels just the same as it did when the two were at Ferrari together. Speaking at the Circuit de Catalunya today he said: Obviously [Schumacher] stopped because he was a little bit tired of Formula 1. That’s gone now and he’s very passionate about racing again. … Continue reading Brawn: Schumacher back where he left off

Sorry Ferrari, Michael Schumacher is still the main event in Formula 1

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Over 36,000 F1 fans packed the grandstands in Valencia to see Fernando Alonso make his first appearance for Ferrari on Wednesday. Ferrari hailed the reception as a sign that Alonso, not Michael Schumacher, is Formula 1’s biggest star draw: It has to be said that the Ricardo Tormo circuit was hosting seven new cars making … Continue reading Sorry Ferrari, Michael Schumacher is still the main event in Formula 1

Schumacher: “We want to win the titles”

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Michael Schumacher says he and the Mercedes Grand Prix team are aiming to win both championships this year. In an interview on his official website Schumacher said: The constellation we have here is pretty unique – with Ross and his world championship winning team, with the know-how of Mercedes, with the best engine at the … Continue reading Schumacher: “We want to win the titles”

Pictures: Michael Schumacher starts GP2 test

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Michael Schumacher has begun his three-day test in a GP2 car as he prepares for his return to F1 later this year. Schumacher, who turned 41 last week, is driving at the Jerez circuit in Spain between now and Thursday. Here’s the first pictures from his test. Michael Schumacher GP2 test pictures Pictures View more … Continue reading Pictures: Michael Schumacher starts GP2 test

Michael Schumacher’s three-day GP2 test ‘to develop new components’

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Michael Schumacher will get an early start on his preparations for the 2010 F1 season tomorrow when he gets behind the wheel of a GP2 car for a three-day test at Jerez in Spain. The test has been approved by the FIA, the F1 testing committee and GP2 – and series organiser Bruno Michel stressed … Continue reading Michael Schumacher’s three-day GP2 test ‘to develop new components’

The F1 comeback Schumacher won’t want to emulate: Alan Jones

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F1 comebacks: they can go well – like the one we looked at yesterday – and they can go badly wrong. Alan Jones isn’t the only F1 champion who’s comeback didn’t go quite according to plan – but few drivers made two attempts at coming back to the sport. Here’s two ways Michael Schumacher will … Continue reading The F1 comeback Schumacher won’t want to emulate: Alan Jones

The F1 comeback Schumacher will want to emulate: Niki Lauda

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One of the off-season’s most tantalising questions is how Michael Schumacher will fare on his F1 return. Other F1 world champions have made comebacks from retirement before him. Alan Jones did it twice, though with little success on either occasion. And Alain Prost did too though that was a pre-planned return from a sabbatical. Schumacher’s … Continue reading The F1 comeback Schumacher will want to emulate: Niki Lauda

Did Michael Schumacher’s Spa stunt set a new low? Nico Rosberg thinks so

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Who does Nico Rosberg blame for poor driving standards in F1? His new team mate: It is Michael Schumacher who started this, like at Spa, when Mika Hakkinen tried to overtake him and he ran him off the track. When the guy behind has made a decision [to pass] and the guy in front then … Continue reading Did Michael Schumacher’s Spa stunt set a new low? Nico Rosberg thinks so

Gene: “Schumacher almost rejoined Ferrari”

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Michael Schumacher would have made an F1 comeback for Ferrari instead of Mercedes, reckons test driver Marc Gene. Writing on his blog for Spanish newspaper El Mundo Gene claims Schumacher would have been the third driver at Ferrari in 2010 had the regulations allowed him him to race. That would have meant Schumacher teaming up … Continue reading Gene: “Schumacher almost rejoined Ferrari”

Schumacher-Mercedes deal “imminent”

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Michael Schumacher’sF1 career in pictures Update: Official: Schumacher to make F1 return Michael Schumacher could be about to confirm an astonishing return to F1 in 2010. The BBC claims details of his comeback for Mercedes alongside Nico Rosberg will shortly be made official, although his official spokesperson Sabine Kehm is not confirming them at the … Continue reading Schumacher-Mercedes deal “imminent”

Luca di Montezemolo expects Michael Schumacher to join Mercedes

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Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo has given the strongest indication yet that Michael Schumacher may make a return to F1 with Mercedes next year. He said: It seems he has a twin brother, identical in every way, who seems to have it in his head to go and race in Formula 1 with Mercedes. I … Continue reading Luca di Montezemolo expects Michael Schumacher to join Mercedes