Schumacher: I’m stopping completely at the end of 2012

Michael Schumacher announces that, he will not appear in any motor-sport following at the end of this season.

He already confirms that, retirement from the Formula 1 racing, following the conformation that Hamilton to replace Schumacher at Mercedes for 2013.

The seven-time world champion had earlier retired from the sport at the end of the 2006 season, but made a come back with the Mercedes GP (Brawn GP) in 2010.

“No, it’s not in my plans,” Autosport reported that Schumacher told Gazzetta dello Sport when asked if he will race elsewhere.

“Formula 1 offers the maximum as far as emotions, speed and work completeness are concerned. Another type of cars wouldn’t give me the same feelings. I’m stopping here completely.”

He added, laughing: “I think I’ll do Western riding competitions. My wife Corinna, who has done this sort of competitions for years, has already chosen the right horse for me. I’ll go for it…”

Michael Schumacher won 91 races in 19 seasons, serving to refresh Ferrari’s fortunes following he joined the Italian squad in 1996.

The German won his first title with Benetton in 1994 and repeated the achievement the following year, previous to leaving for Ferrari. He claimed five straight titles between 2000 and 2004, before retiring for a first time in 2006.


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