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F1 factbox: Michael Schumacher

2013-12-30 12:48

STILL FIGHTING: Former F1 legend Michael Schumacher is fighting for his life after suffering serious head injuries during a skiing accident in France. Image: AFP

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is fighting for his life after he suffered head injuries during a skiing accident in France. We look back on the champion's F1 career.

Wheels24 reported that doctors treating Michael Schumacher stated that he remains in "critical condition" following his skiing accident.

The seven time world champion, who retired from F1 for the second time in 2012, sustained a head injury while skiing off-piste at the Meribel ski resort on December 29 2013.

Take a look back at Schumacher's F1 career.

Michael Schumacher factobox:

Date of birth: January 3, 1969
Place of birth: Huert-Hermuehlheim (Germany)
Nationality: German

Career honours:
World champion: 1994/1995, 2000-2004
Number of Grands Prix raced: 308
Teams: Jordan-Ford (August 1991), Benetton-Ford (Sept 1991-1994), Benetton-Renault (1995), Ferrari (1996-2006), Mercedes (2010-2012)
Debut in F1: Belgium 1991
First win: Belgium 1992
Last win: China 2006
Last Grand Prix: Brazil 2012
Victories: 91
Podiums: 155
Pole positions: 69
Last pole position: Monaco 2012
Best laps: 77
Points scored in F1: 1,560 (49 in 2012)
World championship finishes:
1st (1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004), 2nd (1998, 2006), 3rd (1992, 1996, 2005), 4th (1993), 5th (1999), 8th (2011), 9th (2010), 13th (2012)
Landmarks: 7 world titles, 91 victories, 69 pole positions, 13 wins in one season (2004), 17 podiums in 17 races (2002)
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