Schumacher still breaking records at Spa

Schumacher still breaking records at Spa

On the weekend on which Michael Schumacher celebrated 20 years in Formula 1, he found time to break yet more records. Michele Merlino interrogates the statistics from the Belgian Grand Prix

Michael Schumacher celebrated his 20 years in Formula 1 with a great comeback drive at the Belgian Grand Prix to finish fifth after starting 24th - the worst starting position of his career - and last. But it's not the first time he's blasted through the field at Spa; the Ardennes circuit having been the scene of some of his finest performances in the past.

The most famous of these was his victory for Benetton in 1995 from 16th on the grid, although he recovered 14 places last year as he finished seventh from 21st on the grid, and did even better this time around after gaining 19 spots during the 44-lapper.

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