Currently alive, at 49 years of age.
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1969 – Born on January 3rd in Hürth-Hermülheim, Germany.
1988 – Has been managed by Willi Weber.
1991 – Career in Formula One, he received a total of 67 Pole Positions, 87 victories, 7 Driver’s World titles.
1995 – Married to Corinna Betsch on August 1st.
2004 – Ranked #1 in a survey by German TV network ZDF searching the 100 best German sportsmen of all time.
– Second (behind Tiger Woods) highest paid athlete in the world earning 80 million dollars per year.
2005 – He finished third in Formula 1 championship.
2006 – After winning the Grand Prix of Italy in Monza, his 90th career win, he announced his retirement from Formula 1 on September 10th.
– Finished 2nd in the Drivers’ Championship of his last Formula One season behind Fernando Alonso.