Schumacher Races Superbike Prior to Singapore GP

Michael Schumacher's love for motorcycles has no limits, as the German driver couldn't stay away from it prior to this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix. Although it was a motorcycle incident that prevented him from making an F1 return with Ferrari one year ago, it seems that the 41-year old veteran did not let go of his passion.

According to a report from the GMM new agency, citing German media, the 7-time world champion flew via his private place to the Sachsenring circuit on Tuesday to “test 180 horsepower KTM and Honda racing bikes with friends he met during his time in the IDM German superbike championship.”

Once again, we'll remind you that Schumacher suffered a serious neck injury in February of 2009, during a test with an IDM team. It took the German more than half of year to recuperate from it, despite announcing that he'll return to F1 racing for the European Grand Prix in Valencia, replacing injured Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.

This time however, nothing went wrong and the German will be up and ready to tackle his first night race in career, at Singapore. In the meantime, his Mercedes GP teammate Nico Rosberg ran into some slight problems of his own on Tuesday, when the taxi that was carrying him to his hotel lost its way due to road closures around the Marina Bay circuit.

Rosberg had to eventually walk his way to the hotel, after which he tweeted “Hitch hiking in Singapore because our taxi couldn't find the way back to hotel.” One of his followers tweeted back “Good luck, stay safe!
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