How Schumacher escaped Jordan in 1991

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In 2005 Autosport's sister title Motorsport News uncovered a never-before-seen document showing that Michael Schumacher offered to drive for Eddie Jordan for at least three years if the Irishman gave him his break into Formula 1. So how did Schumacher manage to get the drive for one race and then leave?

Glenn Freeman and Edd Straw from Autosport speak exclusively to Jordan's technical director at the time, Gary Anderson, about exactly how Schumacher was able to escape to Benetton so quickly. Do you think things would have been different for Schumacher or Jordan if he’d continued at the team?

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Duration 10:31
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Series Formula 1
Drivers Michael Schumacher
Teams Jordan , Benetton
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