Michael Schumacher update as F1 boss reveals shock mix-up at first meeting… and moment he knew he was destined for glory

F1 BOSS Andy Stevenson has revealed he thought Michael Schumacher was a delivery boy when they first met. Racing star Schumacher was just 22 when he was handed his first F1 debut in 1991 – filling in for French driver Bertrand Gachot. And Stevenson said he quickly knew Schumacher would be a star as he watched him race during the test rounds. Speaking about the events on the Beyond The Grid podcast in 2021, Gachot said: “I didn’t know [about Schumacher]. “The first time somebody spoke to me about Michael Schumacher – I won’t forget – is one of the guards in jail.

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