Schumacher: The High Points
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Schumacher: The High Points

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, Will Gray

One fact remains undisputed: Michael Schumacher is the most successful driver in Formula One history, and the numbers say it all. But there's more to the German's career than statistics. Will Gray reviews his memorable highlights

The numbers say it all. Schumacher, so far, has won seven world titles, claimed pole position 68 times and been on the podium 153 times, including 90 victories and 43 second places.

He has won from pole more times than anyone else, a total of 40, and he enjoyed the longest reign as world champion at four years, 11 months and 17 days between October 8, 2000, and September 25, 2005, during which time he won an unprecedented 13 races in 2004, finished 24 successive races in the points with 19 consecutive podiums, never finishing outside the top three in 2002. He has won at least once in every one of the last 15 seasons, missing out only in his debut year, 1991, when he only competed in six races.

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