Press Esc to close
Saturday 25 October 2014
News updated at 12:15 PM IST
Weather
Max: 27°C
Min : 19.2°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

Schumacher happy with his final race

Berlin, Nov 28, 2012, AFP:

Ex-world champion Michael Schumacher has said he is happy with the way he bowed out of Formula One in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix when he finished seventh.

“It’s strange that I finished my career with a seventh place finish -- that’s how it started, with seventh in my first qualifying (at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix),” Schumacher told German magazine Stern.

“And with seven world titles: the number was a good ending.”
Having now hung up his Formula One helmet for good after his initial retirement in 2006, which lasted until 2010, Schumacher walks away having won seven world drivers’ championships in his career.


Schumacher also praised champion Sebastian Vettel who on Sunday became the youngest driver in history to win a third consecutive Formula One title after seeing off rival Fernando Alonso.

Schumacher allowed Vettel to pass him near the end of the race, although seventh would have been sufficient for Red Bull’s Vettel to claim the title regardless with Alonso only second.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
College students walk in drizzle in Srinagar…

College students walk in drizzle in Srinagar…

People wait as three wild elephants cross…

People wait as three wild elephants cross…

Army soldiers display arms and ammunition recovered…

Army soldiers display arms and ammunition recovered…

Army Personnel inspecting their damaged vehicle…

Army Personnel inspecting their damaged vehicle…

Army personnel take positions during an encounter…

Army personnel take positions during an encounter…

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inspecting…

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inspecting…

Residents look for their belongings after a fire…

Residents look for their belongings after a fire…

Rush at Moradabad Railway Station on the eve of Bhai Dooj…

Rush at Moradabad Railway Station on the eve of Bhai Dooj…

Devotees collecting Puja Pasadam during Govardhan Puja…

Devotees collecting Puja Pasadam during Govardhan Puja…

Sikh religious warriors display their skills as they ride…

Sikh religious warriors display their skills as they ride…

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523