History does repeat itself. Post his first retirement from Ferrari, the seven-time F1 World Champion was an integral part of Ferrari’s car development portfolio that included the Enzo-based Ferrari FXX and the 458 Italia. His comeback trail with the Mercedes F1 team didn’t yield any substantial results as to the championship standings and he quit for the second time after a disappointing season.
Post his second retirement Schumacher is back with Mercedes Benz Road Car Division, albeit in a different role. He will be part of the development team on fine tuning high-performance road cars. Mercedes F1 team principal Ross Brawn was quoted saying “”As an AMBASSADORIAL ROLE, he will be involved in the development of performance cars, and could spend time with AMG. The development of models, particularly high-performance cars, is something he enjoys very much.”
You just can’t keep these champions away from automobiles, can you?