Life Biography of Michael Schumacher
Michael Schumacher is the first son of Rolf and Elizabeth Schumacher. He was born on January 3, 1969 in Hurth-Hermühlheim, Germany, in a middle class family. His father was a construction contractor and from small accompanying Michael Schumacher on his love of motor sports, from that first pedal kart, which his father then adapt a small single cylinder engine of a moped, even the most exalted world of Formula 1 . His first important races carried on at the tender age of 12 years in the karting track in Kerpen, the town where Michael Schumacher grew up. The famous Le Mans circuit in 1985 saw him get to play his first world championship of karting where despite winning the second place, showed the mettle and skill that would lead to fame. That same year he began to man a Formula Ford 1600 car getting in class record time.
In 1988 Michael Schumacher met a person instrumental in his career, Willie Webber, whose business relationship and friendship endures to this day. Webber allowed to try one of the cars of F-3 of the team going and then he would win in 5 races and international events from Macao and Fuji. In 1991, pilot and signature Mercedes Benz, afforded him the opportunity to piloting an F-3000 where his natural talent with an impeccable driving technique earned him the eyes of "Scout" sport of the moment. That's how enters the eccentric world of Eddie Jordan, who was then looking for a driver to replace Bertrand Gachot who was injured. Michael Schumacher, after brief testing at Silverstone, Spa reaches the circuit where he disputed the Belgian Grand Prix and where dazzled by their skills and performance, exceeding the time of the ace drivers of the era, as Piquet or Berger. That was when Tom Walkinshaw, director of the Benetton team, anticipated to close negotiations with the pilot, who got the first points of his career in the Italian Grand Prix. Many pilots were consecrated his kingdom were shaken by the arrival of This blond German strong convictions. Among them were Ayrton Senna, Prost and Hill. With the latter, are anthologies encounters and disputes in the main sports circuits around the world. In 1996 Michael Schumacher joined Ferrari, where he received his first drivers' championship title for the firm in 21 years. In 2001 equaled Alain Prost's record with his 51st victory in 2002 had 11 victories and won a world record equaling the legendary five world titles Juan Manuel Fangio. Michael Schumacher retired from the track on 10 September 2006 after winning the Italian Grand Prix. In his 16 seasons in the F1 world titles won 7, a brand that will be very difficult to overcome by pilots who succeed him.