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Schu has retired again

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SeeFive

Original Poster:

5,283 posts

142 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Just announced.

Derek Smith

25,619 posts

157 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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SeeFive said:
Just announced.
By whom and where?

SeeFive

Original Poster:

5,283 posts

142 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Derek Smith said:
By whom and where?
Sky News - breaking news. Evidently straight from Schu.

Derek Smith

25,619 posts

157 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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SeeFive said:
Sky News - breaking news. Evidently straight from Schu.
Thanks

Eric Mc

88,515 posts

174 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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With effect from when?
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SeeFive

Original Poster:

5,283 posts

142 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Original source was Reuters - nothing on site. It is on Mercs twitter.

https://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1

Egg Chaser

4,947 posts

76 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Eric Mc said:
With effect from when?
At the end of the season.

SeeFive

Original Poster:

5,283 posts

142 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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More ttter splatter.

CroftyF1
David Croft

When I retired in 2006 Michael tells me, "my batteries were empty and now they're in the red zone again"

CiderwithCerbie

1,420 posts

176 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Well hooray! Good decision to go, but bad to stay for next six races.
Firstly dangerous mostly for himself, secondly because the farewell to MSC circus will detract from The WDC

Eric Mc

88,515 posts

174 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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He'll retire - take up competition aerobatics - and crash.

nonplussed

3,338 posts

138 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Eric Mc said:
He'll retire - take up competition aerobatics - and crash.
What a lovely positive, er, spin on it :-)

delays

595 posts

124 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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I quite enjoyed seeing him in F1 again.

Whilst I'd agree that there are perhaps younger, more dynamic drivers out there, Schu brought a bit of character to the pack.

Will he stay on in the sport in a management/support role, do we think?

Podie

43,563 posts

184 months

robmlufc

4,877 posts

95 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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WEC and Le Mans hopefully.

Podie

43,563 posts

184 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Must admit, thought he'd go to Sauber for a year - given the connection from the Sportscar days.

Blib

31,453 posts

106 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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robmlufc said:
WEC and Le Mans hopefully.
I'd really like to see that.

fatboy69

6,939 posts

96 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Bye bye.

Wish he'd go now rather than fanny around until the end of the season. I don't like him so i would rather he quit now rather than risk hurting himself or someone else.

Purely personal opinion. Never been a fan of his.

tintopracer

120 posts

76 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Can't wait to see him in DTM. DC had better watch out.

airportparking

1,314 posts

71 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Good news, I think he has done enough damage as it is to his legacy

Wanta996Gotta

5,622 posts

116 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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airportparking said:
Good news, I think he has done enough damage as it is to his legacy
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