According to Mark Webber, a favorite for the 2010 World Championship, Michael Schumacher “still has the passion and when he gets a competitive car he will rise like a phoenix from the ashes and prove his critics wrong.” Formula 1 News | ESPN F1.
We’ll see. The Mercedes MGP W01 chassis has been off the pace all season. With the overriding importance of aerodynamics in contemporary Formula One design, it may take a few seasons to move into the upper echelons of the classifications. My advice—never count the seven-time World Champion out!