Former F1 race winner Johnny Herbert has claimed that Michael Schumacher‘s ongoing medical therapy has had a noticeable influence on Ralf Schumacher. The pair have labored as pundits within the F1 paddock for Sky Sports activities and Sky Germany prior to now.
Schumacher’s household proceed to assist him in his restoration at his dwelling in Switzerland, however public updates in regards to the 54-year-old are few and much between with only a few glimpses into his present state.
Lengthy-time pal and F1 journalist Roger Benoit lately commented on Schumacher’s state in an interview with Blick, stating: “There is just one reply to this query and that’s what his son Mick gave in certainly one of his uncommon interviews in 2022: ‘I might give something to speak to dad’.
“This sentence says every part about how his father has been doing for over 3500 days. A case with out hope.”
Herbert additionally prompt that Schumacher would have been an excellent pundit after his F1 retirement, similar to his youthful brother. He continued: “He would have been outspoken. He was all the time very conscious of what you possibly can and might’t do.
“His character was all the time in your face, telling you straight in the event you had executed one thing to him on the monitor. Bear in mind Spa with David Coulthard. He would have been excellent.”
The seven-time world champion initially retired from F1 again in 2006 after dropping out on back-to-back World Championships by the hands of rising Spanish sensation Fernando Alonso, earlier than returning to the grid to race into his forties past 2010.