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Michael Schumacher factfile
Suzuka, Japan, October 04, 2012
First Published: 18:34 IST(4/10/2012)
Last Updated: 18:38 IST(4/10/2012)
Mercedes Formula One driver Michael Schumacher of Germany poses for photographers ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Factfile on Formula One driver Michael Schumacher, who is set to retire at the end of the 2012 Grand Prix season:

    Name: Michael Schumacher
    Date of birth: January 3, 1969
    Birthplace: Huerth-Hermuelheim, Germany
    Height: 1.74m
    Weight: 75kg
    Team: Mercedes-AMG
    Number: 7
    Wife: Corinna (married August 1995); children -- Gina Maria, Mick
    Career details
    GP starts: 302
    Victories: 91
    Podiums (including wins): 155
    Pole positions: 69
    Fastest laps: 77
    Points scored in 2012: 43 (12th position after Singapore GP)
    Total points scored: 1560
    Grand Prix debut: 1991, Belgian GP, Jordan
    First win: Belgium 1992
    Last win: China 2006
    Teams: Jordan (1991), Benetton (1991-1995), Ferrari (1996-2006), Mercedes (since 2010)
    Drivers standings : World champion (1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004), 2nd (1998, 2006), 3rd (1992, 1996, 2005),  4th (1993), 5th (1999), 8th (2011), 9th(2010), 12th (1991)
    Main records: Seven world titles; 13 wins in one season (2004); 17 podiums in 17 races (2002)

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