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$7.5 million Schumacher Ferrari sets record

NEW YORK: Michael Schumacher's Grand Prix-Winning Ferrari sold for $7.5 million in New York on Thursday, setting an auction record for a modern-era Formula One car, Sotheby's said. The seven-time world champion's 2001 Ferrari F2001 sparked furious bidding, roaring past its pre-sale estimate of $4-5 million at Sotheby's flagship post-war and contemporary November evening art sale. It put the buzz into a night that otherwise fell short of the dizzying heights reached by Christie's on Wednesday selling a painting of Christ…

Another teenage Schumacher eyes Formula One career

BERLIN: The Schumacher name could again be a staple fixture in the Formula One calendar for the coming years with Ralph Schumacher's son David also eyeing a career in the fast lane. Michael and Ralph Schumacher claimed nearly a 100 Formula One wins between them until the German brothers retired in 2012 and 2007 respectively. However, the famous name is set to live on in Formula One with both of their sons eyeing future careers. "I definitely want to be in Formula One -- and hopefully end up in a very good team,"…

Schumacher’s son marks anniversary with emotional lap

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, BELGIUM: Michael Schumacher's teenage son Mick marked the 25th anniversary of his father’s first Formula One victory with an emotional lap of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Sunday. Just hours ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, the 18-year-old, who is this season competing in the European Formula Three series, drove the Benetton B194 car which carried the seven-time champion to glory in 1994. The 1992 car, in which Schumacher won his maiden race, was not available for him to use, but the 1994 car…

Michael Schumacher’s memorabilia to be displayed permanently

GENEVA: The private car collection of stricken Formula One legend Michael Schumacher will go on view to the public as part of a new exhibition centre in Cologne, his manager announced. The Motorworld centre is expected to open at the end of 2017 and will feature go-karts from Schumacher's early career as well as sports cars, trophies and replicas of the F1 cars he drove to a record seven world titles. The family of Schumacher, who suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident in the French Alps in December 2013 and is…

Schumacher out of coma, leaves French hospital: spokeswoman

PARIS: Formula One ex-champion Michael Schumacher, who sustained severe head injuries in a ski accident in late 2013, is no longer in a coma and has left the French hospital where he was being treated since the accident, his spokeswoman said on Monday. "Michael has left the CHU Grenoble (hospital) to continue his long phase of rehabilitation. He is not in a coma anymore," said a statement from spokeswoman Sabine Kehm. The statement did not say where he was being transferred to. Sources: Reuters