Ralf Schumacher: Finally seeing the light

Ralf Schumacher: Finally seeing the light

Ralf Schumacher has struggled to get to grips with the DTM in his three years in the series. But now, finally, it looks like the German is ready to start fighting at the sharp end

For the best part of two and a half years, it looked like Ralf Schumacher would never crack the DTM. There were glimmers of hope along the way, the odd points finish here and there, but in reality his progress was slow.

After a strong(ish) finish to his 2009 season, the veteran of 180 grands prix came into 2010 with confidence. He's still a big publicity draw for the series – witness the high profile Laureus foundation returning to the series with him this year. And for the first time since he joined the DTM in 2008 he even set himself a target – a podium finish.

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