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Schumacher tells story of ‘Rolex Ralf' nickname

Ralf Schumacher has told the story of how he became to be known as ‘Rolex Ralf’ throughout his time as an F1 driver. The younger brother of Michael competed in F1 for a total of 11 seasons from 1997 to 2007, claiming six wins and finishing on the podium 27 times. Throughout this spell, he was dubbed Rolex Ralf by many, and he has revealed how he picked up that nickname before he had even joined the grid. 'I had the name Rolex Ralf before I started. Like a tattoo that was carved into me, even though I couldn't help it,' he said in an interview with f1-insider.com. 'I remember the story today as if it had happened yesterday. After winning the [Formula 3000] championship in Japan,...
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