Doctors treating Michael Schumacher have reported a ‘slight improvement’ in his condition after a second operation was carried out to relieve the swelling on his brain. The 44-year-old remains in a medically induced coma having undergone brain surgery on Sunday after hitting his head on a rock whilst skiing in the French Alps. A second
Prof Stephan Chabardes, the neurosurgeon who operated on Michael Schumacher, believes the next 48 hours will be ‘decisive’ in ascertaining whether the German racing legend will survive or not. The 44-year-old seven time Formula One Drivers’ Champion fell and hit his head on a rock while skiing with his son at Meribel on Sunday morning.
Michael Schumacher “is fighting for his life” and remains in a medically induced coma after suffering head trauma in a ski accident. The seven-time World Champion fell and hit his head on a rock while skiing with his son at Meribel on Sunday morning. Airlifted to the University Hospital of Grenoble, he underwent neurosurgical intervention
The dramatic 2014 regulation changes make predictions extremely difficult, but McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh believes rivals Mercedes could be the outfit to beat. The ‘Silver Arrows’ proved to be Red Bull Racing’s nearest challengers for most of 2013, winning three races en route to second in the constructors’ standings. Next season will mark the
Outgoing Mercedes Team Principal Ross Brawn has confirmed that he is taking some time away from Formula 1 and will evaluate his future again in the summer. After a season of uncertainty over his long-term position at the Brackley-based team, Mercedes announced last week that Brawn would leave on December 31 after three seasons at
Nico Hulkenberg will race with the Force India team during the 2014 Formula 1 season after signing a multi-year deal, the outfit announced on Tuesday. Hulkenberg returns to the Silverstone-based squad after just one season with Sauber, having driven for Force India in 2011 as a tester and as a race driver in 2012. The
The Race of Champions has been forced to cancel this year’s Bangkok event due to the current political unrest in Thailand. The Sports Authority of Thailand, together with RoC organisers, said the situation meant the race could no longer be sanctioned. RoC organisers said in a statement that they are “currently looking at options of
Jenson Button is expecting the 2014 cars to be more difficult to drive due to increased torque and less downforce – a prospect that he does not find exciting. The new engines will be fitted with fuel flow restrictors and lower rev limiters, but will still produce a similar level of power when combined with