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Why Michael Schumacher quit F1... and why he returned

Ross Brawn has recounted the circumstances behind Michael Schumacher's departure from Formula 1 in 2006 and the reasons for his return with Mercedes four years later. Brawn was Ferrari's technical director at the time of Schumacher's first retirement, then played the key role in his return as Mercedes' team principal. Brawn was the technical mastermind behind almost all of Schumacher's 91 grand prix victories, won with Benetton and Ferrari, while the duo formed part of the Scuderia outfit that dominated F1 in the early 2000s. Renault and Fernando Alonso broke the sequence in 2005, before another title win in 2006 played  a part in convincing Schumacher his time was over. "In 2006...
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