‘Stig’ to race for Merc

It’s a strange coincidence that the current series of Top Gear is about to finish in a couple of weeks, and Mercedes GP have just announced that Michael Schumacher will be racing for them in F1 next season.

Hmmmm…

Anyway, Schumacher is back, on a three-year deal with the former Brawn/now Merc Formula 1 squad – which is frankly something of an epic early Christmas present for us all.

He’ll be racing alongside fellow German Nico Rosberg, and will reunite with his former Ferrari boss Ross Brawn, who runs the show at Merc, and with who Schumacher won a few races or something in the old days like.

It will be the first time Big Schu will have raced in F1 since his ‘retirement’ at the end of 2006, although he nearly came back earlier this year to stand-in for the injured Felipe Massa at Ferrari.

It was only a neck injury – one sustained during a motorbike race – that kept Big from the Prancing Horse cockpit that time, but that all healed and OK’d by doctors recently, so a way back to racing was a go.

As soon as Merc failed to retain current World Champion Jenson Button for next year, Big Schu became the favourite, with the most high-profile rumour monger being that of BBC Sport’s Eddie Jordan – which is a worry, ‘cos it now looks like he knows what he’s talking about.

So, the Big Mac’s back. Will he be quick? Will he be really quick? Will he regret it this time next year? How nervous are the other drivers feeling? How gutted is Nico Rosberg feeling right now?

These and many other things you are free to discuss below…

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Uhm ………….(351)big al spudder >> you wish my dear!!!! :p

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THE STATMENT BELOW IS NOT TRUE

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THE STATMENT ABOVE IS TRUE

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People are expecting Micheal Schumacher to return as fully fit as he was in, say, 2004. But I know after a few races he won’t be fully on the pace, but I respect Micheal for making this decision.

{Please don’t do a Jerez 1997{or Adelaide 1994}

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Perhaps Schumacher should not have retired from Ferrari or was he pushed? Probably he was which is the reason for his return in the Braun car, which is not a Mercedes, never will be and it should not be called a Mercedes. The latter cars are only good as a ‘pace’ car which the reason they appear on the track so often. It is called ‘advertising’

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who wanna hump me tonight

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sexy guy is stupid

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I wanna hump you!!!

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i hope schumi in ferrari again….

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Cant wait til march!!!! woo hoo! go stigmacher!!

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There is far better talent on the grid now, he may have won the title more than anyone on the grid, i think thats the reason people think he is going to be amazing, but with the talent out there, i dont think he has a chance. I bet that when micheal dosent do so well everyone who said he would be amazing will say that its the car or his team aint good enough, but the simple matter is, he is too old!

There is going to be a massive mix up in the season, and when lewis and jenson fly past him, im gonna have a huge smile on my face.

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oh cock

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greetings! i come from the future and i’m happy to report that schumacher gets on the podium in valencia!

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I like Michael a great deal. i know there are some anti schumacher haters, they shouldnt hate the world’s best formula 1 world champion, i have watched all his races from 1991 till now. he is a nice guy when you get used to him, i trust him heartedly, he knows what he is saying and doing in formula 1.

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