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The 1996 season's ungainly F310 was a painful way for Michael Schumacher to begin his Ferrari stint, but he grappled the most out of it and won three races
The 1996 season's ungainly F310 was a painful way for Michael Schumacher to begin his Ferrari stint, but he grappled the most out of it and won three races
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Schumacher secures the lead at the start of the 1994 Hungarian Grand Prix
Schumacher secures the lead at the start of the 1994 Hungarian Grand Prix
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Schumacher and his wife Corinna at the 1994 FIA awards, where he collected his first F1 drivers' title trophy
Schumacher and his wife Corinna at the 1994 FIA awards, where he collected his first F1 drivers' title trophy
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Ligier was the fifth F1 team Schumacher drove for - though never in a race. At the end of 1994 he took advantage of Ligier and Benetton's common ownership to try the Renault V10 engine that would power his 1995 car in an Estoril test
Ligier was the fifth F1 team Schumacher drove for - though never in a race. At the end of 1994 he took advantage of Ligier and Benetton's common ownership to try the Renault V10 engine that would power his 1995 car in an Estoril test
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On the day he clinched his third F1 title and the first for a Ferrari driver in 21 years, Schumacher is joined by Ross Brawn and Mercedes/McLaren pair Norbert Haug and Jo Ramirez for a karaoke session as the celebrations take off
On the day he clinched his third F1 title and the first for a Ferrari driver in 21 years, Schumacher is joined by Ross Brawn and Mercedes/McLaren pair Norbert Haug and Jo Ramirez for a karaoke session as the celebrations take off
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Schumacher's relationship with Mercedes included a handful of DTM appearances - here he is at Hockenheim during the 1990 finale
Schumacher's relationship with Mercedes included a handful of DTM appearances - here he is at Hockenheim during the 1990 finale
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A young Schumacher in karting action in the mid-1980s
A young Schumacher in karting action in the mid-1980s
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Schumacher watches title rival Damon Hill's Williams on track during European GP practice at Jerez in 1994, Schumacher's first event back after a two-race ban in this controversial season
Schumacher watches title rival Damon Hill's Williams on track during European GP practice at Jerez in 1994, Schumacher's first event back after a two-race ban in this controversial season
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Not one of Schumacher's finest moments: squeezing Rubens Barrichello's Williams during the 2010 Hungarian GP
Not one of Schumacher's finest moments: squeezing Rubens Barrichello's Williams during the 2010 Hungarian GP
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Ross Brawn, Rubens Barrichello and Schumacher don red wigs to celebrate as Ferrari clinches the 2000 constructors' championship at the Malaysian GP
Ross Brawn, Rubens Barrichello and Schumacher don red wigs to celebrate as Ferrari clinches the 2000 constructors' championship at the Malaysian GP
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The start of something huge: a casual Schumacher on his only appearance in Jordan colours during his debut F1 weekend at Spa in 1991
The start of something huge: a casual Schumacher on his only appearance in Jordan colours during his debut F1 weekend at Spa in 1991
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Schumacher takes a pitstop during the 1998 German GP
Schumacher takes a pitstop during the 1998 German GP
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Schumacher, Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Karl Wendlinger were picked by Mercedes as future stars and placed in its Sauber-run World Sportscar team. Here they are posing with team boss Peter Sauber ahead of the 1990 season
Schumacher, Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Karl Wendlinger were picked by Mercedes as future stars and placed in its Sauber-run World Sportscar team. Here they are posing with team boss Peter Sauber ahead of the 1990 season
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The 1998 British GP was one of Schumacher's most unusual wins, sealed in the pitlane as he dived in on the final lap to take a precautionary penalty
The 1998 British GP was one of Schumacher's most unusual wins, sealed in the pitlane as he dived in on the final lap to take a precautionary penalty
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Schumacher goes wheel to wheel with Jean Alesi and Mika Hakkinen at Spa in 1992, on the way to his maiden F1 win
Schumacher goes wheel to wheel with Jean Alesi and Mika Hakkinen at Spa in 1992, on the way to his maiden F1 win
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A promotional shot from the start of what would become Schumacher's first title-winning season - launching Benetton's new sponsorship deal with Mild Seven ahead of the 1994 campaign
A promotional shot from the start of what would become Schumacher's first title-winning season - launching Benetton's new sponsorship deal with Mild Seven ahead of the 1994 campaign
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Schumacher grins from the cockpit of his WTS Formula 3 car ahead of the 1989 Macau GP
Schumacher grins from the cockpit of his WTS Formula 3 car ahead of the 1989 Macau GP
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Schumacher and his main mid-1990s rival Damon Hill on the grid ahead of the 1995 San Marino GP, where a year since the death of Ayrton Senna was marked
Schumacher and his main mid-1990s rival Damon Hill on the grid ahead of the 1995 San Marino GP, where a year since the death of Ayrton Senna was marked
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Schumacher gets together with Jean Alesi during the 1992 Monaco GP
Schumacher gets together with Jean Alesi during the 1992 Monaco GP
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The classic Schumacher/Ferrari image - blasting past the pitwall triumphantly, this time in the 2004 Japanese GP
The classic Schumacher/Ferrari image - blasting past the pitwall triumphantly, this time in the 2004 Japanese GP
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Schumacher gets the maximum out of his Ferrari in practice for the 2006 British GP
Schumacher gets the maximum out of his Ferrari in practice for the 2006 British GP
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Schumacher at Spa during the 1993 Belgian GP weekend, in his last season as 'just' as a rising star underdog
Schumacher at Spa during the 1993 Belgian GP weekend, in his last season as 'just' as a rising star underdog
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Schumacher's three-wheeled Ferrari and David Coulthard's mangled McLaren arrive back in the Spa pits after their controversial clash in the 1998 Belgian GP
Schumacher's three-wheeled Ferrari and David Coulthard's mangled McLaren arrive back in the Spa pits after their controversial clash in the 1998 Belgian GP
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Just a week before his incredible F1 debut in the 1991 Belgian GP, Schumacher was in World Sportscar Championship action for Mercedes at the Nurburgring
Just a week before his incredible F1 debut in the 1991 Belgian GP, Schumacher was in World Sportscar Championship action for Mercedes at the Nurburgring
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The only podium of Schumacher's 'second' F1 career - heading to the Valencia parc ferme having secured third place for Mercedes in 2012
The only podium of Schumacher's 'second' F1 career - heading to the Valencia parc ferme having secured third place for Mercedes in 2012
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A light moment from Michael Schumacher's crushingly-dominant 2004 campaign, as he rides a mechanical bull in the paddock ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix
A light moment from Michael Schumacher's crushingly-dominant 2004 campaign, as he rides a mechanical bull in the paddock ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix
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