Budapest, Hungary – World motorsport supremo Jean Todt has mentioned he lately visited Michael Schumacher and expressed hope the report Components One world champion may at some stage seem in public once more for the primary time since his extreme snowboarding accident seven years in the past.
Todt instructed the Mail on Sunday paper on the Hungarian Grand Prix that he noticed Schumacher final week.
“He’s combating. I hope the world will have the ability to see him once more. That’s what he and his household are working in direction of,” Todt mentioned.
Todt didn’t reveal any medical particulars, citing privateness causes.
Schumacher, 51, has been saved out of the general public eye since struggling extreme head accidents within the December 2013 accident.
He’s recovering in his home on the banks of Lake Geneva, and Todt – the Ferrari crew principal when Schumacher gained 5 of his seven world titles with the Scuderia – is one among only a few mates who has entry.
The FIA president mentioned it would not matter if Lewis Hamilton bettered Schumacher’s Components One information one after the other. The Briton already has probably the most pole positions, is simply six race wins away from Schumacher’s main 91, and one away from Schumacher’s seven world titles.
“I do know it could occur that Lewis beats Michael’s report because the most-titled driver in historical past. All of the substances are there with Mercedes for him to try this. I actually do not thoughts,” Todt mentioned.
“I keep in mind in 2000 once I was on the rostrum in Suzuka with Michael after he gained his first title with Ferrari and I mentioned to him that our lives would by no means be the identical once more. We had achieved all we needed. After an accident just like the one Michael has had, does it matter whether or not Lewis has gained extra?”