The Valentino Rossi of auto racing — Michael Schumacher, that is — was in
the saddle of a couple of superbikes this week.
Schumacher rode KTM and Honda race bikes at Sachsenring in Germany on Tuesday after
flying there in his private plane. He rode with friends he met while racing in
the German IDM superbike series.
The 41-year-old racing superstar appears to have recovered from a neck
injury he sustained while riding motorcycles in early 2009 when he fell on a
Schumacher has since moved on to Singapore, where he will race in the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix for the first time. His teammate Nico Rosberg, meanwhile, has been moving more
slowly. He had to hitchhike back to his hotel in a truck on Tuesday, after the
taxi he was in lost its way due to road closures around the race track there.