Michael Schumacher Health Condition Update: Formula One Legend's Old Footage Shows Injured F1 Legend's Thoughts About Indy 500; Health Progress Revealed

By Richard Rickss, Posted: 06/20/17 03:54AM EDT
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The details about the latest health status of Formula 1 legendary racer Michael Schumacher remain scarce. However, his thoughts about certain topics remain significant despite being out of the public eye since his 2013 ski accident.

Old Footage Shows Injured F1 Legend's Thoughts About Indy 500

After fellow F1 racer, Lewis Hamilton made a snide comment about IndyCar drivers prior to the Indy 500 race back in May, Schumacher's own thoughts about the Indy 500 competitions sanctioned by the American-based IndyCar racing organization. In the old footage, according to Daily Star, the seven-time F1 champion claimed that Indy 500 could be inferior to Formula One.

However, he also acknowledged that the other league could be more dangerous than the international auto racing competition. "First of all its a step down from Formula 1 and secondly it's too dangerous," the German racer stated in the footage.

"The speed you do that close to the walls if you have an accident there is no way a chassis can survive a certain way of having a crash. That means your legs will be heavily damaged or even further and I don't see any point in that. I don't see a challenge in it."

Progress 3 And A Half Years On From Ski Accident

Three-and-a-half years have passed since Michael Schumacher suffered a life-threatening head injury while skiing in the exclusive Meribel resort in the French Alps in December 2013. The record-breaking Formula One driver was put into a medically induced coma and underwent two life-saving operations at Grenoble Hospital.

Express reported that Michael Schumacher's former boss has said that he hopes the F1 hero "will soon be among us again". Schumacher continues his rehabilitation from his home on the shores of Lake Geneva,

However, his family is reluctant to release additional information on his condition. His agent Sabine Kehm said in December 2016: "Michael's health is not a public issue, and so we will continue to make no comment in that regard".



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