It’s been simply over ten years since Michael Schumacher ended his distinctive Formula 1 career. With a seventh place end on the Brazilian Grand Prix, he put the lid on his three comeback years at Mercedes, throughout which he was completely concerned in sports activities music. However, some of his records nonetheless stand at this time and make the report world champion within the top quality of motorsport unforgettable.
While different Formula 1 superstars, resembling Sebastian Vettel, Lewis (*10*) and, extra lately, Max Verstappen, have lengthy formed total eras and set many records for themselves, Michael Schumacher continues to be absolutely the primary in some statistics.
The motorsport portal “Planetf1.com” has now listed a quantity of the perfect costs, that are nonetheless benchmarks ten years after the tip of Schumacher’s last career in Formula 1.
The 54-year-old’s best achievement is his quantity of Formula 1 world titles. His seven world championships had been matched by Mercedes famous person Lewis (*10*) in 2020. Since then, the Germans and the British have been joint report champions.
Schumacher and (*10*) share one other nice report within the method. Both are the one drivers to this point to win no less than one Grand Prix in 15 consecutive seasons. In Schumacher’s case, a outstanding streak stretched between 1992 and 2006.
Only in his first Mercedes yr in 2010 did that streak finish with no less than one race win in a single season. Lewis (*10*) adopted this sample between 2007 and 2021, however for the primary time in his career, he missed out on first place within the ultimate Formula 1 season.
Schumacher holds the hat-trick report – Verstappen continues to be far behind
The particular feat of a Formula 1 weekend is a hat-trick of pole positions, race wins and the so-called quickest race lap. Two-time world champion and dominator of latest years Max Verstappen “solely” 5 instances is a particular function.
And Michael Schumacher achieved an ideal consequence 22 instances with this feat, turning into the one report holder to this point. Lewis (*10*) is second on this statistic with 19 hat-tricks.
Probably probably the most dominant yr within the historical past of Formula 1 was the 2002 season. During this time, Michael Schumacher not solely received the world championship within the seventh and last race of the season, which nonetheless represents a rare report.
He additionally completed on the rostrum in every of the season’s 17 races, and in doing so scored extra World Championship factors than second-placed Rubens Barrichello and third-placed Juan Pablo Montoya mixed. A one hundred pc podium end in F1 continues to be unmatched and ensures Schumi’s standing as an absolute legend.