Michael Schumacher Showing 'Encouraging Signs' in Recovery

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The man who helped guide Michael Schumacher to seven Formula 1 titles says the former champion is showing “encouraging signs” in his recovery.

Former Ferrari technical head Ross Brawn recently told BBC Sport: “There are encouraging signs and we are all praying every day that we see more of them. All I would say is there is a lot of speculation about Michael’s condition, most it’s wrong and we just pray and hope every day that we continue to see some progress.”

Details on Schumacher’s conditions have been kept mostly private since he was discharged from the hospital in September 2014, after suffering a head injury while skiing in 2013 at the French Alps resort of Meribel.

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Following his injury, Schumacher was first treated at a hospital in France before moving to a hospital in Switzerland, closer to the Schumacher family home. Recently, Schumacher’s lawyer told German court that the seven-time Formula 1 champion wasn’t able to walk, a detail that came out during a court case against a German publication that ran a report saying Schumacher could walk “a couple of steps.”

[Source: BBC]

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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