Michael Schumacher Update: Mercedes Exec Thinks Lewis Hamilton Can Beat F1 Legend, Fans Pay Tribute To Schumi

Nica Virtudazo

The current health status of Michael Schumacher remains to be one of the unresolved mysteries in the field of sports today. Avid followers of the Formula 1 legend are still unaware of his condition after he hit his head on a rock while skiing in French Alps in December 2013. Though Schumi has been away from the limelight for approximately four years already, his came could still be seen in the headlines.

As a matter of fact, Toto Wolff recently declared that the records of Michael Schumacher might still be beaten. The Mercedes executive made the statement after getting the team gong at the Laureus 2018 World Sports Awards, Express reported. Toto also revealed that Lewis Hamilton is set to renew his contract with them.

"He is at the top of his career and it's clear we want to continue with Lewis and he wants to continue with us. He's the best driver and the best team so it is a true win-win situation.''

Earlier this year, ex-world champion Nigel Mansell told Skysports that Lewis Hamilton should take advantage of his dominance in racing. Nigel said that the British driver has what it takes to set new records and even beat the all the achievements of Michael Schumacher. He added that Lewis should replicate the strategies of the Formula 1 legend during the early 2000s.

"You're in the best team with the best car, there isn't the depth of competition there used to be. Make hay when the sun shines just like Michael Schumacher did for three or four years."