Michael Schumacher's last F1 title

August 29 was the anniversary of the Belgian Grand Prix of 2004, when Michael Schumacher won the last of his seven Formula 1 world championship titles.

Michael Schumacher's last F1 title
Podio: champagne para Michael Schumacher

Photo: Ferrari Media Center

Michael Schumacher finished second in the race at the Spa-Francorchamps, which hosted Race 14 of the season. The German won the drivers’ world championship title despite four races remaining in the season. This was the last time he won a world title.

It was the year in which it was the dominance and triumph of ‘Ferrari-Schumacher'. Before the Belgium Grand Prix, 'the Kaiser' had twelve victories in thirteen races. There was just one freak accident with Juan-Pablo Montoya behind the Safety Car that prevented him from making it an all-win triumph.

With the drivers’ and constructors’ title in the bag, the German and Ferrari ended 2004 with 15 podiums in 18 races (13 Schumacher), 12 pole positions (eight for the German), and 14 fastest laps (10 for the German).

Only Sebastian Vettel, in 2013, was able to match the 13 wins from Schumacher. After the Belgian GP, Schumacher would win nine races, but would never get the feeling of being the champion of the world. That, achieved in August 2004, was the last crown of the king.

Here are images of the wins Michael Schumacher got in the 2004 season. 

Australian GP
Australian GP
1/15

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

First win of the season. 1 of 1.
Malaysian GP
Malaysian GP
2/15

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

Second win of the season. 2 of 2
Bahrain GP
Bahrain GP
3/15

Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Third win of the season. 3 out of 3.
San Marino GP
San Marino GP
4/15

Photo by: Brousseau Photo

Fourth win of the season. 4 out of 4.
Spanish GP
Spanish GP
5/15

Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Fifth victory of the season. 5 out of 5
European GP
European GP
6/15

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

Sixth win of the season. Page 6
Canadian GP
Canadian GP
7/15

Photo by: Shell Motorsport

Seventh win of the season. 7 of 8.
United States GP
United States GP
8/15

Photo by: Michael Kim

Eighth win of the season. 8 out of 9.
French GP
French GP
9/15

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

Ninth win of the season. 9 out of 10.
British GP
British GP
10/15

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

Tenth win of the season. 10 out of 11.
German GP
German GP
11/15

Photo by: Brousseau Photo

Eleventh win of the season. 11 out of 12.
Hungarian GP
Hungarian GP
12/15

Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Twelfth victory of the season. 12 of 13.
Belgian GP
Belgian GP
13/15

Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

2nd place but World Champion. 12 wins of 14.
Belgian GP
Belgian GP
14/15

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

2nd place but World Champion. 12 wins of 14.
Japanese GP
Japanese GP
15/15

Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Thirteenth victory of the season. 13 of 18.
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