Formula One, Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

12/29/13 in Formula One   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Blog Photo - Michael Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accidentHe's arguably the greatest driver in Formula One history with seven World Driving Championships. Tonight though Michael Schumacher may be fighting for his life about suffering a skiing accident. He is currently in critical condition with "severe head trauma."

According to a statement from the University Hospital Center of Grenoble, Schumacher required immediate surgery when he arrived, and is now in a coma.

Schumacher began his F1 career in 1991 and won seven World Championship, the first in 1994 with Benetton and the last in 2004 with Ferrari, which was the last of five consecutive titles. He initially retired after the 2006 season, but returned four years later to the Mercedes team. He spend three years there, never winning a race and finishing no better than 8th in the championship.
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6/10/14   |   tjekz

What has happened to him is just a freak accident that can happen to anyone, let's pray for his quick recovery. - Steven Wyer

12/29/13   |   JenX63   |   32429 respect

Sad news, hope he comes out of it. RIP Andy

12/29/13   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

A terrible day for racing got worse. Andy Granatelli, arguably the most colorful owner in Indy 500 history, died today at the age of 90.