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Race car driver Michael Schumacher in November 2012.
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December 31, 2013 The retired Formula One race car driver suffered a severe head injury Sunday while skiing in France. Doctors say Schumacher suffered bruising throughout his brain. They can't yet predict whether he will recover, but they're more optimistic. He's had a second surgery.
December 30, 2013 The Formula One racing legend was critically injured Sunday when he hit his head while skiing in France. Doctors are "working hour by hour" to save him, but can't predict what will happen. At his peak a decade ago, Schumacher was among the most famous and highest-paid athletes in the world.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso during qualifying at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
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November 18, 2012 The world's most-watched motorsport series races in America for the first time in five years at a new track in Texas. In an exciting race, Lewis Hamilton passes championship leader Sebastian Vettel to win. Ferrari's championship contender Fernando Alsonso finishes third, sending the title fight to the final race in Brazil.
Noor Daoud holds a trophy after she won third place in the first day of Formula Israel's women's race, in Eilat, Israel. Daoud went on to take the women's title at the event.
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January 20, 2012 Palestine might not seem like a breeding ground for race car drivers. But that hasn't stopped a group of Palestinian women from driving very fast, winning races and making a name for themselves along the way.
June 8, 2011 Many teams objected to racing in a country where the government cracked down harshly on reform-minded protesters.
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