How Schumacher joined F1's elite

How Schumacher joined F1's elite

This weekend's Belgian Grand Prix marks 25 years since Michael Schumacher clinched his first Formula 1 victory - the first time he properly unleashed his sport-changing attributes on the watching world

Twenty-five years, a whole quarter of a century ago. That's how long it's been since a particular Formula 1 landmark I will never forget. In the creeping mist of memory, I can't say it seems like yesterday - because it doesn't. But certain images in my head remain as sharp and vivid even now.

So what happened in August 1992? I turned 18 for one thing, and supposedly became an adult. Except I wasn't. That would take some years. My ex-wife would probably say I'm still waiting on that one.

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