How Schumacher's Ferrari empire fell apart

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All empires fall. Interference from above shattered Jean Todt's superteam, put the brakes on Ferrari's serial championship domination, and once again left them chasing dreams.

Sebastian Vettel would properly cherish a world championship won in a Ferrari.

Of all the drivers racing on the 2018 grid, he'd get it more than any of them. To join the canon; to add to his Red Bull haul with F1's greatest team and equal Fangio's title tally of five; to follow in the wheel tracks of his friend and countryman Michael Schumacher; and to achieve what Fernando Alonso failed to pull off in five seasons. How satisfying for a man who carries the Prancing Horse shield into battle with heartfelt pride. He'd wear that title well.

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About this article
Series Formula 1
Drivers Michael Schumacher
Teams Ferrari
Article type Special feature