Michael Schumacher tribute added to Bahrain Grand Prix circuit

The Bahrain Grand Prix pay tribute to Michael Schumacher by painting a message of support on the armco of the circuit ahead of this Sunday's race.

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is expected to be in the thoughts of many at the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend after a special tribute to the stricken sportsman was unveiled.

The 45-year-old has been in the University Hospital in Grenoble since he hit his head on a rock while skiing off-piste in the French Alps on December 29.

Turn one of the Bahrain International Circuit was recently named in honour of Schumacher, but now a message dedicated to the seven-time champion has been painted on the armco of the circuit's main straight.

It reads: "Our thoughts and prayers are with you Michael."

The German's manager Sabine Kehm released a statement on Thursday claiming that Schumacher is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening".

Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Read Next:
Schumacher gives 'encouraging signs'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand