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Ferrari honours Michael Schumacher on his 50th birthday

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Seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher celebrated his 50th birthday on January 3, 2019. In honour of the racing legend, Ferrari has opened a special exhibit titled - Michael 50 at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, in partnership with the Keep Fighting Foundation.

The installation celebrates Schumacher's 11 years with Ferrari with exhibits ranging from the F310 car from his inaugural 1996 season with the team to the F2002 and F2004 cars. The F399 from 1999 which won Ferrari its first Constructors' world title with Schumacher at the wheel and the F1-2000 are also on display. The 248 F1, which won the 2006 Chinese grand prix is also part of the line-up. That was Michael's 72nd and final win with Ferrari.

After retiring from the sport, Michael did development work for Ferrari road cars. He helped develop the 430 Scuderia and the California. These cars are also part of the special exhibit.

Over 6 years ago, Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident, which left him paralysed. His current condition is unknown.

 
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