Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher’s Education Background

Racecar Driver Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher was born on January 3, 1969 in Hurth, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. His parents are Rolf Schumacher, a brick layer, and his wife Elisabeth. Schumacher’s racing career began very early. Beginning in in kart races, Schumacher won his first club championship at age six. Schumacher’s parents had to obtain extra jobs to support the young child’s racing. Rolf Schumacher took a second job renting and repairing karts, while Elisabeth worked at the race track’s canteen. Regulations in Germany required Schumachher to be 14 to obtain a kart license. To move around this law, Schumacher received his license in Luxembourg at the age of twelve.

Shumacher obtained his German license in 1983 and began his successful winning streak. Shumacher won several German and European kart championship from 1984 on. Schumacher’s school career officially ended when he left in 1987. He had joined an Eurokart dealer named Adolf Neubert, working as a mechanic. By 1988, Schumacher made his first gain towards single seat racing by participating in the German Formula Ford and Formaul Konig series. He won the latter competition and thus began his long and successful career.

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