--
 
How to buy a classic motorcycle in SA?

'There are a few things you need to consider,’ writes bike guru Dries Van der Walt.

Top family cars in SA

Wheels24's Janine Van der Post has gone from a 'SpeedQueen' to a supermom. Check out her list of top family cars.

Schumi retiring

2012-10-04 10:37

END OF AN ERA: Michael Schumacher has announced he'll be quitting Formula 1 at the end of the 2012 season.Image: AFP

SUZUKA, Japan - Seven-times world Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher will retire from the sport for a second time at the end of the 2012 season.

The German driver gave the information to reporters ahead of the 2012 Japanese GP today.

His Mercedes team announced last week that Schumacher would be replaced by Briton Lewis Hamilton for the 2013 campaign, leaving the 43-year-old without a drive, but rather than looking for another seat elsewhere he's decided to call it a day.

"I have decided to retire at the end of the year," Schumacher told a packed crowd of journalists gathered around the team's hospitality area at the Suzuka circuit.
NEXT ON WHEELS24X

Inside Wheels24

Is Lewis Hamilton calling it quits at Mercedes?

New world champion Nico Rosberg this week did not want to comment on the latest rumours surrounding his team mate Lewis Hamilton.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.