Ralf Schumacher announces retirement

Ralf Schumacher announces retirement

Ralf Schumacher has announced his retirement from racing with immediate effect. The German has been racing in the DTM series for the past five seasons and was set to continue in 2013, but he will now take up a management role at Mücke Motorsport. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 21 May 2014

  2. 05:00

    Monaco memories: Alonso crashes out, 2004

    F1
  3. Saturday 16 March 2013

  4. Ralf Schumacher announces retirement 10:33

    Ralf Schumacher announces retirement

    Ralf Schumacher has announced his retirement from racing with immediate effect. The German has been racing in the DTM series for the past five seasons and was…

    DTM
  5. Monday 27 August 2012

  6. 14:49

    DTM video: Ralf Schumacher pit lane accident

    DTM
  7. Thursday 7 June 2012

  8. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Schumacher nearly hits animal

    F1
  9. Wednesday 25 April 2012

  10. 08:56

    Video of the Day: Michael and Ralf reunited

    F1
  11. Tuesday 13 March 2012

  12. 05:00

    Melbourne Memories: Ralf flies over Barrichello, 2002

    F1
  13. Thursday 26 January 2012

  14. 05:00

    Video of the Day: 1998 Jordan-Honda launch

    F1
  15. Sunday 8 January 2012

  16. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Schumacher flies over Barrichello

    F1
  17. Thursday 20 October 2011

  18. Ralf Schumacher remains in DTM for 2012 11:27

    Ralf Schumacher remains in DTM for 2012

    It has been confirmed that former Jordan, Williams and Toyota driver Ralf Schumacher will remain in German touring car series DTM for the 2012 season, which…

    F1
  19. Monday 22 August 2011

  20. 09:43

    Spa Memories: Jordan team orders, 1998

    F1
  21. Wednesday 6 April 2011

  22. Coulthard and Schumacher retain Mercedes seats 13:27

    Coulthard and Schumacher retain Mercedes seats

    David Coulthard and Ralf Schumacher will be competing in DTM with the AMG Mercedes C-Class once again this year, with both men confirming their continued…

    DTM
  23. Wednesday 16 March 2011

  24. 08:22

    Melbourne Memories: Villeneuve flies over Ralf, 2001

    F1
  25. Tuesday 23 March 2010

  26. Ralf Schumacher renews Mercedes DTM contract 12:54

    Ralf Schumacher renews Mercedes DTM contract

    It has been confirmed that Ralf Schumacher will remain in German touring car championship the DTM for the 2010 season. Having joined Mercedes for the start of…

    DTM
  27. Tuesday 2 March 2010

  28. Van der Zande joins Mücke for GP3 10:55

    Van der Zande joins Mücke for GP3

    Renger van der Zande has confirmed that he will be switching to GP3 and competing with the RSC Mücke Motorsport outfit for the championship's debut season this…

    GP3
  29. Friday 5 February 2010

  30. Ralf Schumacher in talks with Stefan GP 15:52

    Ralf Schumacher in talks with Stefan GP

    Ralf Schumacher has confirmed that he is engaged in discussions with Formula 1 hopefuls Stefan GP, the new team which still hopes for a slot on the 2010 grid.…

    F1
  31. Thursday 4 February 2010

  32. Ecclestone pushing for Stefan/Ralf Schumacher entry 17:54

    Ecclestone pushing for Stefan/Ralf Schumacher entry

    Formula 1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone has made his feelings clear over the current team situation; the Englishman, who holds strong doubts over…

    F1
  33. Friday 1 January 2010

  34. Tost: Schumacher connection is nonsense 11:00

    Tost: Schumacher connection is nonsense

    Scuderia Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost is clear about the rumours linking former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher to a full-time race seat at the team…

    F1
  35. Wednesday 30 December 2009

  36. Ralf Schumacher denies Toro Rosso link 11:49

    Ralf Schumacher denies Toro Rosso link

    Retired Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher revealed earlier this week that he wishes to follow in the footsteps of older brother Michael and make a return to…

    F1
  37. Monday 28 December 2009

  38. Ralf Schumacher eyeing F1 comeback 09:40

    Ralf Schumacher eyeing F1 comeback

    With older brother Michael having been confirmed as a Mercedes GP driver last week, Ralf Schumacher is now hoping to return to the sport he retired from at the…

    F1
  39. Wednesday 15 July 2009

  40. 'Red Bull should help Vettel' - Ralf Schumacher 12:09

    'Red Bull should help Vettel' - Ralf Schumacher

    Ralf Schumacher claims that, by 'allowing' Mark Webber to take victory in Sunday's German Grand Prix, the Red Bull Racing team is compromising its chances of…

    F1
  41. Thursday 12 February 2009

  42. Ralf Schumacher to continue in DTM 09:13

    Ralf Schumacher to continue in DTM

    Former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher has extended his contract with Mercedes for the DTM series. The 33-year-old Schumacher enjoyed his first year in DTM in…

    F1
  43. Monday 28 July 2008

  44. First point in DTM for Ralf Schumacher 11:39

    First point in DTM for Ralf Schumacher

    Former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher has scored his first point in Sunday's race at the Nurburgring, round seven in the DTM championship. The 33-year-old…

    DTM
  45. Sunday 13 April 2008

  46. Ralf fourteenth on DTM debut 21:26

    Ralf fourteenth on DTM debut

    Ralf Schumacher finished fourteenth on his debut race in the German DTM Touring Car series, at familiar territory of Hockenheim. The race was won by defending…

    F1
  47. Monday 10 March 2008

  48. Ecclestone could see Ralf return to Formula 1 10:52

    Ecclestone could see Ralf return to Formula 1

    Formula 1 Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone believes Toyota is to be blamed for the early end to Ralf Schumacher's career in Formula 1. According to Ecclestone…

    F1
  49. Monday 18 February 2008

  50. Ralf Schumacher joins DTM series in 2008 17:14

    Ralf Schumacher joins DTM series in 2008

    Ralf Schumacher has confirmed he will be racing in the DTM series during the upcoming season. The German has signed a contract with Mercedes-Benz for the…

    F1
  51. Wednesday 6 February 2008

  52. Ralf Schumacher considers DTM 14:05

    Ralf Schumacher considers DTM

    On Tuesday Ralf Schumacher began another week of testing in the DTM series. At Estoril the former Toyota Formula 1 driver completed a full day of testing behind…

    F1
  53. Friday 18 January 2008

  54. Schumacher enjoyed DTM test with Mercedes 11:33

    Schumacher enjoyed DTM test with Mercedes

    On Wednesday Ralf Schumacher completed his first laps at the wheel of the AMG Mercedes C-Class. "It's a good experience and big fun," the German said following…

    F1
  55. Tuesday 15 January 2008

  56. Mercedes invites Ralf Schumacher to test in DTM 12:32

    Mercedes invites Ralf Schumacher to test in DTM

    Ralf Schumacher will be testing an AMG Mercedes C-Class at Estoril this week. The German was invited by Mercedes to test for the German car manufacturer's DTM…

    F1
  57. Thursday 27 December 2007

  58. Ralf Schumacher takes sabbatical 17:25

    Ralf Schumacher takes sabbatical

    Ralf Schumacher expects he will have to take a sabbatical in 2008. The German doesn't expect to race in Formula 1 next year, but doesn't rule out a year in a…

    F1
  59. Sunday 9 December 2007

  60. Michael tells Ralf to take year out 05:00

    Michael tells Ralf to take year out

    Michael Schumacher has told brother Ralf he should take a sabbatical year from F1 before deciding on whether he wants to stay in the sport. The comments come…

    F1
  61. Friday 7 December 2007

  62. Ralf Schumacher: This might have been my last time in F1 12:02

    Ralf Schumacher: This might have been my last time in F1

    Ralf Schumacher has said he doesn't see himself as a serious candidate to race with the Force India F1 team in 2008. The German completed a day of testing with…

    F1
  63. Ralf rues difficult day with Force India 04:00

    Ralf rues difficult day with Force India

    Ralf Schumacher endured a difficult day at the wheel for Force India as the German tested for his last chance to stay in F1 as a race driver in 2008. He…

    F1
  64. Thursday 6 December 2007

  65. Force India shoot out continues at Jerez 20:55

    Force India shoot out continues at Jerez

    Ralf Schumacher and Vitantonio Liuzzi took over for the third day of the Force India Formula One Team's test programme in Jerez, southern Spain. Unfortunately…

    F1
  66. Wednesday 28 November 2007

  67. Fisichella, Montagny and Schumacher to test with Force India 11:19

    Fisichella, Montagny and Schumacher to test with Force India

    The Force India Formula 1 team has announced that Giancarlo Fisichella, Franck Montagny and Ralf Schumacher will join the team for a full day of testing next…

    F1
  68. Monday 26 November 2007

  69. Ralf would like McLaren seat 05:00

    Ralf would like McLaren seat

    Just when it looked like Ralf Schumacher's F1 career was over, the former Toyota driver has popped up saying he's pitching his talents for Fernando Alonso's…

    F1
  70. Thursday 25 October 2007

  71. Trulli wishes Ralf all the best 14:57

    Trulli wishes Ralf all the best

    Ralf Schumacher completed his final race for the Toyota Formula 1 team at Interlagos on Sunday. The German finished the race in eleventh position. Being his…

    F1
  72. Tuesday 23 October 2007

  73. Toyota tributes for departing Ralf 05:30

    Toyota tributes for departing Ralf

    Toyota marked the final race with the team for Ralf Schumacher and the race team united to say a fond farewell in the Interlagos pit lane on the morning of the…

    F1
  74. Friday 19 October 2007

  75. Mixed day for Toyota drivers 22:12

    Mixed day for Toyota drivers

    Panasonic Toyota Racing today kicked off its preparations for the last race of the 2007 F1 season with a busy day's work at the Interlagos circuit. Following…

    F1
  76. Tuesday 16 October 2007

  77. Ralf: I will race in F1 next season 17:16

    Ralf: I will race in F1 next season

    On Sunday Ralf Schumacher will race his last race for the Toyota Formula 1 team, but the German driver has said it will not be his last race in Formula 1.…

    F1
  78. Schumacher: Glock is the perfect man for Toyota 10:06

    Schumacher: Glock is the perfect man for Toyota

    Ralf Schumacher has said his country fellow Timo Glock would be the perfect driver to replace him at Toyota next season. Earlier this month Ralf Schumacher…

    F1
  79. End is nigh for Schumacher 08:30

    End is nigh for Schumacher

    The end is nigh for Ralf Schumacher who will contest his final Grand Prix for Toyota this weekend at Interlagos. The German driver has yet to announce his next…

    F1
  80. Saturday 6 October 2007

  81. Schumacher qualifies in sixth 11:37

    Schumacher qualifies in sixth

    The Toyota team is already enjoying a much more competitive weekend in Shanghai than it did at the team's home Grand Prix last weekend in Fuji. Ralf Schumacher…

    F1
  82. Friday 5 October 2007

  83. Reasonable first day for Toyoata drivers in China 11:47

    Reasonable first day for Toyoata drivers in China

    The Toyota team travelled to China for Round 16 in the 2007 Formula 1 world championship. Earlier this week the team's driver Ralf Schumacher announced that he…

    F1
  84. Tuesday 2 October 2007

  85. Toyota accepts Ralf's decision 15:29

    Toyota accepts Ralf's decision

    On Monday Ralf Schumacher announced that he will no longer try to extend his contract at the Toyota Formula 1 team. The German said he is now searching for a…

    F1
  86. Monday 1 October 2007

  87. Ralf Schumacher to leave Toyota 17:21

    Ralf Schumacher to leave Toyota

    Ralf Schumacher will leave Toyota at the end of the 2007, the younger brother of seven-time champion Michael Schumacher announced today ending months of…

    F1
  88. Saturday 29 September 2007

  89. Frustrating day for Toyota drivers 11:46

    Frustrating day for Toyota drivers

    Panasonic Toyota Racing suffered an extremely frustrating qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway, with Jarno Trulli and Ralf Schumacher…

    F1
  90. Tuesday 25 September 2007

  91. Ralf looking forward to return to Fuji 06:00

    Ralf looking forward to return to Fuji

    Ralf Schumacher is already looking forward to race this weekend at the Fuji International Speedway. The Toyota driver remembers the track when he was active in…

    F1
  92. Thursday 20 September 2007

  93. Schumacher continues Japanese GP preparations 12:06

    Schumacher continues Japanese GP preparations

    At Jerez the Toyota team continued testing on Wednesday to prepare themselves for the team's home Grand Prix at the revamped Fuji Speedway, Japan. Ralf…

    F1
  94. Sunday 16 September 2007

  95. Toyota unable to score points 18:17

    Toyota unable to score points

    The Toyota team left Spa-Francorchamps disappointed today after Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli finished 10th and 11th respectively in the Belgian Grand Prix…

    F1
  96. Friday 14 September 2007

  97. Toyota upbeat about Friday pace 18:29

    Toyota upbeat about Friday pace

    Panasonic Toyota Racing was back at the historic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the Ardennes Forest today to begin practice for the Belgian Grand Prix in positive…

    F1
  98. Thursday 6 September 2007

  99. Toyota in no rush to announce 2008 line-up 11:30

    Toyota in no rush to announce 2008 line-up

    Toyota's Formula 1 President John Howett has said he is in no hurry to announce the team's second driver for the 2008 F1 season. Jarno Trulli currently has an…

    F1
  100. Wednesday 5 September 2007

  101. DTM team boss: Ralf would be great for DTM 13:31

    DTM team boss: Ralf would be great for DTM

    HWA AG Team boss Hans Werner Aufrecht would welcome Ralf Schumacher in DTM if the German would consider a switch from Formula 1. Aufrecht responded to various…

    F1
  102. Sunday 26 August 2007

  103. Berger reveals Ralf called Toro Rosso 05:30

    Berger reveals Ralf called Toro Rosso

    Scuderia Toro Rosso co-owner Gerhard Berger revealed that Ralf Schumacher had put in a call to his team to sound out a possible F1 drive next season. However…

    F1
  104. Tuesday 21 August 2007

  105. Ralf determined to put in another strong drive 07:00

    Ralf determined to put in another strong drive

    As he fights to keep his place in F1 next season, Ralf Schumacher's strong 6th place at the Hungarian Grand Prix did him no harm. Heading to the Turkish Grand…

    F1
  106. Thursday 9 August 2007

  107. Ralf pleased with progress at Toyota 13:37

    Ralf pleased with progress at Toyota

    Ralf Schumacher goes into the summer break pleased with how his season has been going recently. The Toyota driver came under some stark criticism for a poor…

    F1
  108. Sunday 5 August 2007

  109. Ralf's best boosts Toyota 18:33

    Ralf's best boosts Toyota

    Toyota Racing leaves Budapest with three points after Ralf Schumacher scored his best result of the season in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The German drove a fine…

    F1
  110. Friday 3 August 2007

  111. Trouble-free start for Toyota 17:52

    Trouble-free start for Toyota

    The Toyota team began its preparations for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday without any problems. Both Jarno Trulli and Ralf Schumacher were able to…

    F1
  112. Sunday 22 July 2007

  113. Ralf forgives Heidfeld for collision 19:16

    Ralf forgives Heidfeld for collision

    Ralf Schumacher believes that the FIA was right to not penalise Nick Heidfeld for the suspect moved he pulled which ended the Toyota driver's home Grand Prix at…

    F1
  114. Toyota misses out 18:45

    Toyota misses out

    Panasonic Toyota Racing left its home race at the Nürburgring empty handed after a dramatic but disappointing European Grand Prix. Jarno Trulli finished 13th…

    F1
  115. Saturday 21 July 2007

  116. Toyota drivers make it into top ten again 18:44

    Toyota drivers make it into top ten again

    The Toyota team is moving forward. After having a difficult start of the season the team is now back in the top ten on a regular basis. Jarno Trulli and Ralf…

    F1
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