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    REPORT: Schumacher to earn a tidy 1M Euros per race for return effort

    According to a report from German newspaper Die Tageszeitung, Michael Schumacher – already one of the richest athletes in the world – will earn a cool million Euros (that's $1.44M USD to us Yanks) for each race in which he's substituting for injured Ferrari factory driver Felipe ...

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    Felipe Massa: "I'll be back on the track with Ferrari as soon as possible."

    As expected, Felipe Massa has been transported back to his home country of Brazil following successful life-saving surgery at the AEK military hospital in Budapest. Speaking for the first time since being struck in the helmet by a loose spring during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix, a ...

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    REPORT: Massa to check out of hospital on Monday

    More good news on the Felipe Massa front today as reports from AEK military hospital in Budapest indicate that the Brazilian driver will be flown back to his home country via private jet on Monday. Previously, it was expected that the Ferrari pilot, who suffered a fractured skull after a loose ...

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    REPORT: Massa has no long-term injury, will likely race again

    Felipe Massa's personal doctor has given the racer the best prognosis yet, saying "He doesn't seem to have a long-term injury," and that Massa hasn't suffered any eye damage. After the Brazilian's 170 mph (275 kph) impact with a flying spring that came off Rubens Barrichello's car during ...

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    BREAKING: Schumacher to return to Ferrari F1 for remainder of season

    Yesterday's rumors have been confirmed: Michael Schumacher will take Felipe Massa's place for the remainder of the 2009 Formula One season. A Ferrari spokesperson said Schumi's return hinges on the seven-time F1 champion's ability to pass the FIA's physical (we doubt that'll be a problem) and ...

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    Could Schumacher come out of retirement to replace Massa?

    Could Michael Schumacher pull a Lance Armstrong and unretire back to the sport he so dearly loves and was almost impossibly successful at? If reports coming out of Formula One-obsessed European media outlets are to believed, the 40-year-old, seven-time F1 Driver's Championship winner is in the ...

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    REPORTS: Massa recovering but may never race again, Renault suspended for safety infraction [UPDATE]

    In a development mirroring countless racing movies, Felipe Massa's doctors say that the injured driver is showing progress in his recovery, but that he may never race again. The Brazilian pilot, who narrowly missed winning the title last year, was knocked unconscious on Saturday by a loose ...

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    Felipe Massa's skull fractured by track debris during Hungarian GP qualifying [UPDATE]

    Yesderday during Formula 1 qualifying in Hungary, Ferrari's Felipe Massa suffered a life-threatening head injury when a spring from Reubens Barrichello's car struck him in the helmet. As you'll see in the ESPN video posted after the jump, the impact appears to knock the Brazilian unconscious; ...

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    2009 Spanish Grand Prix: How the Mighty Have Fallen [SPOILER ALERT]

    2009 Chinese Grand Prix - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Those who tuned in on Saturday for the qualifying session at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix would not have been surprised by the top three: Brawn's Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello took first and third on the starting grid, ...

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    Marlboro's Stars on Ice: Stoner beats Massa in winter kart race

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    What happens when you coop up a bunch of racers at a snow-capped ski resort for a few days? Well you can bet they'll be racing each other down the slopes. It's just in their blood. But snow or no snow, eventually they're going to ...

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    VIDEO: Relive the 2008 F1 championship in 8 minutes

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    The 2008 F1 Drivers World Championship was one of the most exciting in years. Over the course of its 18 races, several drivers and teams had noteworthy performances, with the championship ultimately being decided in the final corner of the final lap ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: McLaren and Ferrari embroiled in more controversy at the Belgian GP

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    Upsets, upsets and more upsets. The Formula One racing world thought it had put the politics between Ferrari and McLaren to rest, but the controversy between the two front-running teams reared its ugly head once more at this past ...

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    Ferrari confirms Kimi and Felipe for 2009

    The closer we get to the end of this season and to the start of the next, the clearer the picture will become as to which drivers will be where for the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship. While his team was undergoing testing alongside its competitors at the Monza track in Italy, Ferrari ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: the new European Grand Prix at Valencia

    Click above for high-res gallery of the European Grand Prix There are many grands prix in Europe, but there is only one European Grand Pix. Although the title was originally awarded as a badge of prestige to one race on the continent each year, over the last quarter century the name has allowed a ...

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    Breaking the tie: drivers' points leader determined at German Grand Prix

    Click above for high-res gallery from the 2008 German Grand Prix A stormy 2008 British Grand Prix had left a three-way tie for the drivers' championship in Formula 1, with Hamilton. Raikkonen and Massa all in a deadlock at 48 points. That made the German Grand Prix this past weekend, the tenth race ...

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    [SPOILER ALERT] Turkish Grand Prix was dog gone good

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 Turkish Grand PrixThe real story coming out of this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix should be the fact that Ferrari won again and Lewis Hamilton is driving better than any other driver in F1, but a stray dog that was struck and killed on track during a GP2 ...

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    Ferrari presents Felipe Massa with custom Fiat 500

    Click to view in high resolution If you drove Formula One cars for a living, what would you drive in your spare time? Well, just about anything you want, given the multi-million-dollar contracts F1 drivers garner these days. F1 teams, however, routinely present their star drivers with their parent ...

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    BREAKING: Massa and Ferrari extend contract through 2010

    More pieces are filled into the proverbial puzzle with each passing day as the 2007 Formula One season comes to a close, and next season's grid comes into focus.The latest news comes in the form of an announcement from Ferrari that the team has signed a new contract with its Brazilian driver Felipe ...

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    VIDEO: Felipe Massa shills for Shell, makes us chuckle

    Shell's PR people appear to have a handle on how best to exploit the company's relationship with Scuderia Ferrari. Whether it's the spine-tingling spot that depicts historic Ferrari grand prix cars running on the streets in famous locales, or the very amusing "What will Schumi do next?" series ...

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    VIDEO: Ferrari F430 Scuderia pre-reveal

    Evidently Ferrari decided that it couldn't wait to to unveil a track-bred sports car like the F430 Scuderia on a static auto show stage in Frankfurt. Instead Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo was accompanied by F1 drivers Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen as they pulled the tarp of the lighter, ...


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