System 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali not too long ago mirrored on the tenth anniversary of Michael Schumacher‘s horrendous snowboarding accident, emphasizing the profound influence it had on his household’s life.
Domenicali mentioned the lasting difficulties of the scenario and burdened the necessity for continued assist and privateness for Schumacher and his household.
“It looks like yesterday… These are episodes that change your life; the scenario may be very sophisticated on a human degree,” Domenicali informed RAI.
“Out of respect for him and his household, we should keep near him as this tough scenario continues. What’s between me and my household stays personal, however residing like this for ten years is one thing you’ll by no means want on even your worst enemy.”
Schumacher and Verstappen
Reflecting on the parallels between Schumacher and the present F1 panorama, Domenicali drew a connection to Max Verstappen‘s starvation for fulfillment.
Recalling the period of Schumacher‘s dominance at Ferrari from 2000 to 2004, Domenicali famous the same mixture of an excellent driver and a strong automotive, seeing echoes of Schumacher‘s dedication in Verstappen.
“Our sport is all the time characterised by pairings, a mixture of a really robust automotive and a rare driver,” Domenicali added.
“With Max, we now have a driver who’s mature in race administration and qualifying. In that sense, he jogs my memory of Michael, in leaving nothing for anybody.”
Highlighting Schumacher‘s dedication, Domenicali shared reminiscences of the German driver’s meticulous strategy to racing and his steady pursuit of enchancment.
Even after a 1999 accident that thwarted his first World Championship with Ferrari, Schumacher by no means blamed the crew for the problems, displaying a uncommon degree of professionalism and loyalty.
“He by no means spoke unwell of Ferrari,” Domenicali famous, underscoring Schumacher‘s dedication to the crew and his capacity to rally everybody round him even in difficult conditions.