Soon 20 years of F1 Michael Schumacher
On August 28th, at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Schumacher will be departing from the Belgian Grand Prix Formula 1 on the site even his first GP twenty years earlier.
It is August 25, 1991 that the German pilot landed in the F1 Grand Cirque, under conditions at least incredible. Indeed, in Jordan-Ford, one of the two race drivers was the Franco-Belgian Bertrand Gachot but a few days before the Grand Prix, he found himself in prison in England for asparagus cayenne a taxi driver.
Eddie Jordan was therefore seeking a pilot when replacing leaders Mercedes proposed to hire him for a race protects them, Michael Schumacher. Hardly convinced despite the good performance of this young 22 year old German Formula 3 and Endurance, Jordan reclama a check for a million dollars. Mercedes agreed and "Schumi" called it a modest Jordan on the fourth line of departure. However he burned down his clutch and his race stood still in the second turn but who cares, his career in F1 was launched. A week later, he left Jordan to sign with Benetton ...