Schumachers and Bianchis Continue Agonising Wait for Recovery
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has entered a second year battling back from a horrific ski accident that has left him a recluse in his Swiss home, his condition a closely guarded secret. (Schumacher faces "long fight" to recovery, says manager)
And the race track accident suffered by 25-year-old Jules Bianchi three months ago has only added to anxiety surrounding the motor racing circus. (Jules Bianchi out of coma, back in France)
Retired seven time world driving champion Schumacher made global headlines again on December 29 last year with a ski accident that caused critical brain injuries and left him in a coma lasting several months.
Schumacher, now 45, hit a rock while skiing off piste in the French Alps resort of Meribel. (Jules Bianchi's horrific F1 crash footage emerges)
From a hospital in Grenoble, Schumacher was moved to a Swiss clinic in June once safely out of an artificial coma. He was moved back to his home at Gland on the shores of Lake Leman in Switzerland in September.