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2014-01-28 10:50

MESSAGE OF HOPE: Mercedes F1 team has revealed its 2014 car with a 'Keep Fighting Schumi' message for the former F1 driver, Michael Schumacher, as he fights for his life after a skiing fall in December 2013. Image: Twitter

EREZ DE LA FRONTERA, Spain - Mercedes' car for the 2014 F1 season will display a 'get well' message for F1 multiple champion Michael Schumacher, still in a coma after a skiing accident in December 2013.

The bodywork of the W05 model will display the words "KeepFightingMichael",used as a hashtag on the social network site Twitter for fans to send messages of support to the driver.

ONGOING SUPPORT

On Monday (Jan 27)  the Mercedes AMG F1 team tweeted a picture from its ?@MercedesAMGF1 account: "We have a very special message on our car this week in Jerez. Join the support #KeepFightingMichael."

Schumacher finished his F1 career with Mercedes in 2012 after a surprise return to the sport in 2010.

The 45-year-old has been in an induced coma since falling and hitting his head on a rock while skiing off-piste near the French ski resort of Meribel on December 29 2013.

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