According to the official F1 website, he is statistically the greatest driver the sport has ever seen.'
Michael Schumacher in 2002 became the only driver in F1 history to finish in the top 3 in every race of a season and then also broke the record for most consecutive podium finishes.
Michael Schumacher holds many driver records, including most championships, race victories, fastest laps, pole positions and most races won in a single season -13 on 2004.
Michael Schumacher is regarded as on of the greatest F1 drivers of all time.
Michael Schumacher was born on January 3, 1969 in Huerth-Hermuelheim, Germany.
Schumacher's first grand prix was with Jordan in Belgium in 1991, as a stand-in for jailed Belgian driver Bertrand Gachot.
Despite completing only 500 meters in the race, Michael Schumacher made an immediate impression.
Michael Schumacher was snapped up by Benetton after that debut, a move that provoked a bitter legal tussle, and scored points in only his second appearance with fifth place in Italy.