Why Schumacher needs time to shine

Why Schumacher needs time to shine

Michael Schumacher has not yet shown his sparkle of old since returning to F1 with Mercedes. But as Jonathan Noble writes, his competitors write-off the seven-time champion's potential at their peril

Believe it or not, but there was a little piece of Formula 1 history made in Malaysia on Sunday.

When Nico Rosberg crossed the finish line to bag Mercedes GP its first podium finish, he achieved something in three races that Felipe Massa, Rubens Barrichello, Eddie Irvine, Johnny Herbert, Riccardo Patrese, Jos Verstappen, JJ Lehto, Martin Brundle and Nelson Piquet never managed to do in their entire careers.

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