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Schu has retired again

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SeeFive

Original Poster:

4,732 posts

137 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Just announced.

Derek Smith

24,106 posts

152 months

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

SeeFive

Original Poster:

4,732 posts

137 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

24,106 posts

152 months

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

Eric Mc

85,741 posts

169 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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With effect from when?
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SeeFive

Original Poster:

4,732 posts

137 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

4,945 posts

71 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:

4,732 posts

137 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

171 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

85,741 posts

169 months

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

nonplussed

3,338 posts

133 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

587 posts

119 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

43,267 posts

179 months

robmlufc

4,826 posts

90 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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WEC and Le Mans hopefully.

Podie

43,267 posts

179 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

31,039 posts

101 months

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

fatboy69

6,831 posts

91 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

115 posts

71 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

66 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

111 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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