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Apr 7

Report: Schumacher responding to voices and making eye contact

Michael Schumacher was placed in a medically-induced coma after his skiing accident on December 29, 2013, but is now beginning to show encouraging signs. (Photo: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic)

Schumacher was placed in a medically-induced coma after his skiing accident in December, but is now beginning to show encouraging signs. (Photo: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic)

Last week, Michael Schumacher’s manager, Sabine Kehm, informed the media that the seven-time Formula 1 World Champion was showing “moments of consciousness and awakening.”

Now, three months after his skiing accident in the Alps, media reports are coming through that Schumacher is responding to voices and making eye contact with others at the French Grenble University Hospital.

Apr 6

Bahrain Grand Prix Notebook: Mercedes Sweeps Weekend

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg celebrate with their team after finishing one-two in the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg celebrate with their team after finishing one-two in the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hamilton Savors Fabulous Bahrain GP Win

Lewis Hamilton called his brilliant Bahrain GP win one of the best of his career after he just managed to outfox teammate Nico Rosberg.

Hamilton snuck past the pole man at the start, and survived a series of attacks from Rosberg, who was handed a second chance when the safety car cut the gap before the final sprint to the flag.

Apr 6

F1: Perez Bounces Back With Superb Third Place In Bahrain

Sergio Perez celebrates on the podium after finishing third in the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez celebrates on the podium after finishing third in the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez earned Force India’s first podium since the 2009 Belgian Grand Prix when he took a superb third place in Bahrain.

The Mexican had to overcome strong challenges from teammate Nico Hulkenberg and the two Williams drivers, and he was chased across the line by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo.

Apr 6

F1: Gutierrez Uninjured After Flipping In Bahrain Grand Prix

Esteban Gutierrez flips after being hit by Pastor Maldonado during the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Esteban Gutierrez flips after being hit by Pastor Maldonado during the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Medical tests have shown Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez escaped without injuries after his frightening accident in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, when his car flipped over in a collision.

The Mexican’s car was hit by the Lotus of Pastor Maldonado at the first corner after the Venezuelan came out of the pits. The car flipped over completely before pivoting and landing back on its wheels.

Apr 6

Albesiano On Aprilia’s Plans To Return To MotoGP For 2016

Aprilia is planning to return to MotoGP in 2016. (Photo: Getty Images)

Aprilia is planning to return to MotoGP in 2016. (Photo: Getty Images)

Aprilia have announced their intention to return to the premier class for the 2016 season and motogp.com caught up with Albesiano Romano, Sporting Managing Director of the Italian brand, to get some pointers on their MotoGP plans.

Is your company’s involvement in the Superbike World Championship closely linked to your MotoGP plans?

Very much so. Our ‘Open’ bike is closely linked to the Superbike machine, so I would say that there is a good 90% crossover.