/ Motorsport / Vettel hopes for ‘miracle’ a month into Schumacher coma

Vettel hopes for ‘miracle’ a month into Schumacher coma

Linked In Share

Jan.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Wednesday marks exactly one month that Michael Schumacher has been in a coma.

Doctors at the Grenoble hospital have kept the great German unconscious through anaesthesia, and he is now listed in a “stable” condition.

But the length of 45-year-old Schumacher’s coma has neurosurgeons all around the world concerned.

“Regarding neurological functionality, the more time that passes, the more the ability to recover can be challenged,” Lyon neurosurgeon chief Patrick Mertens told France’s RMC Sport.

“It is certain that in the weeks to come, if we then come to two months and there is no improvement, you worry even more about the ability to recover,” he added.

However, another French-speaking neurosurgeon told La Presse newspaper that he has seen “patients improve between one and three years after an accident”.

But Gerard Audibert, a neurosurgeon at France’s Nancy hospital, told La Depeche newspaper: “The average duration of an artificial coma with a severe brain injury is 15 days.”

World champion Sebastian Vettel, once dubbed ‘Baby Schumi’ by the German press, said he has stayed away from his friend and mentor’s bedside since the December accident.

“It’s not about me at all it’s about Michael only and his family,” the Red Bull driver said at the Jerez test on Tuesday.

“I am still as shocked as everybody else and I pray and hope he will come back and the miracle will happen and he will be the person he always has been before,” Vettel added.

by Mircea Serafim (my Google+) - Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - filed under Motorsport. Image credit: .
Linked In Share
Related Articles


Discuss: Vettel hopes for ‘miracle’ a month into Schumacher coma

Leave a Reply
















Inautonews Facebook PageInautonews RSS FeedInautonews TwitterInautonews Youtube Channel

Sign up to receive our email newsletter on your email. It's safe. No spam!

Red Bull eyes RB11 nose-job for Melbourne
Red Bull eyes RB11 nose-job for MelbourneMar.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Red Bull is scrambling to give its 2015 car a nose-job before its Melbourne race debut next ...
Former F1 driver says Alonso took ’600 watt hit’
Former F1 driver says Alonso took ’600 watt hit’Mar.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Officially, a gust of wind blew Fernando Alonso off the track on February 22, resulting in a ...
Brundle questions ‘very strange’ Alonso saga
Brundle questions ‘very strange’ Alonso sagaMar.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The world of F1 has been split down the middle by the Fernando Alonso crash saga. In one camp are ...
Doctors ‘wise’ to sideline Alonso – Tambay
Doctors ‘wise’ to sideline Alonso – TambayMar.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Fernando Alonso says he can "understand" why he has been sidelined for the Australian grand ...
Force India admits Q2 ‘difficult’ for Melbourne
Force India admits Q2 ‘difficult’ for MelbourneMar.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Force India is expecting to be near the back of the grid at next weekend's Melbourne season ...
New cloud forms over Russian GP
New cloud forms over Russian GPMar.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) A new cloud may be descending over the Russian grand prix. Last year, although the Sochi race did ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Lotus Evora 400
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Lotus Evora 400The British supercar marquee, renowned both for its constant financial troubles as well as performance-oriented and lightweight ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Audi Prologue Avant concept
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Audi Prologue Avant conceptThe recently unveiled Prologue Avant concept has made its official public debut during the 2015 edition of the Geneva motor show, ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Tesla Model S P85D
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Tesla Model S P85DTesla Motors has brought to the Geneva Motor Show the European specification Model S P85D, the company’s flagship luxury sedan ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Berlinetta Lusso
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Berlinetta LussoThe Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Berlinetta Lusso has been officially unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, in a ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Rolls Royce Phantom Serenity
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Rolls Royce Phantom SerenityThe 2015 edition of the Geneva motor show has featured the introduction of the Phantom Serenity model, after it was teased last ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: McLaren 675LT
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: McLaren 675LTThe public debut of the brand new McLaren 675LT has been officially made during the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The newest addition ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Renault Kadjar
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Renault KadjarThe brand new Renault Kadjar compact crossover has been officially presented to the public during the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, in ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Audi R8 e-tron
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Audi R8 e-tronThe brand new Audi R8 e-tron has joined the rest of the company’s lineup at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, where it was officially ...
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Honda Civic Type R
2015 Geneva Motor Show LIVE: Honda Civic Type RThe brand new Honda Civic Type R has been officially presented to the public in a world premiere during the 2015 Geneva Motor ...
Read more automotive news


2015 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

Lotus Evora 400 Live Geneva 2015 00
Audi Prologue Concept Live Geneva 2015 00
Tesla Model S P85D Live Geneva 2015 00
Carrozeria Touring Superleggera Berlinetta Lusso 01
Rolls Royce Serenity Live Geneva 2015 01
McLaren 675 LT Live Geneva 2015 01
Renault Kadjar Live Geneva 2015 00
Audi R8 e Trone Live Geneva 2015 00
Honda Civic Type R Live Geneva 2015 00
Porsche 911 GT3 RS Live Geneva 2015 00
Hyundai Tucson Live Geneva 2015 00
Ferrari 488 GTB Live Geneva 2015 00

More automotive from inautonews
The British supercar marquee, renowned both for its constant financial troubles as well as performance-oriented and lightweight models, has recently unveiled the 2015 Evora 400 model, which now officially debuted during the Geneva motor show. The new supercar has been named by the automaker as the ...
read more
Inautonews Editors Section
Geneva Motor Show 2015 – the full car guide
Geneva Motor Show 2015 – the full car guideIt can only get bigger and better. The 85th International Motor Show in Geneva will finally make its “carsy” debut on the 3rd of March. The show ...
Test Drive: Ford Tourneo Courier 1.0 EcoBoost – Serenity
Test Drive: Ford Tourneo Courier 1.0 EcoBoost – SerenityFord has been battling losses for years in its Ford of Europe business, but judging by the model lineup of the second largest US automaker you would ...
Test Drive: Renault Megane GT Line Energy 1.2 TCe
Test Drive: Renault Megane GT Line Energy 1.2 TCe Besides the Megane GT Line diesel, tested here, Renault is also offering a petrol version of the model which is using the 1.2-liter turbo. But is ...

Editors Section
Inautonews Editors Section
2012 Safest Cars list 2011 Safest Cars [Video] 2011 IIHS Safest Cars [Video] 2011 EuroNCAP Safest Cars 2010 Safest Cars [Video]

Latest in Safety Recall roundup: Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee for fuel pump problemsFiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced a recall covering the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand ... Recall roundup: Cadillac ATS and Chevrolet Impala for two separate issuesThe NHTSA has added two recalls from General Motors for the Cadillac ATS and the Chevrolet Impala ...
Safety Section