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Trevor Taylor: Racing driver who overcame bad luck on the track to forge a successful career

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Jacques Villeneuve planning F1 return

Corporate backers are behind Jacques Villeneuve's plans for a Formula One comeback next season, the former world champion said today.

Stirling Moss falls three floors down lift shaft

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Schumacher puts foot down with his critics

Former champion furious over questioning of tactics used in pursuit of past titles

Schumacher: I'm ready to go

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Younger Schumacher also considers comeback

Ralf Schumacher says he would emulate his older brother Michael's return to Formula One if he receives a good offer.

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Schumacher throws down the gauntlet

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James Lawton: Slap on Renault's wrist is not enough to condemn F1 chicanery to history

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Schumacher calls time on return to F1

Former champion's injured neck rules out much anticipated reappearance as Ferrari driver

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Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher plans to test drive an old Ferrari model again as he prepares for his planned comeback later this month.

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Injury from motorbike crash in February hampers German's race to be ready
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