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How Schumacher's broken leg in 1999 was Ferrari's fault, and why Michael didn't complain

Former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali pinpointed Michael Schumacher's attention to detail and relationship with his engineering team as crucial elements in the German great's Formula 1 success, highlighting the broken leg he suffered in 1999 as proof of the point. Schumacher was effectively ruled out of title contention in 1999 after breaking his leg in a crash at Silverstone, with Mika Hakkinen going on to hold off Eddie Irvine to secure back-to-back championships. Article continues under video While Schumacher's attention to detail is famed, Domenicali says his refusal to blame the team – even when it caused him serious injury – was key to his success. "He was an...
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