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Honorary Citizenship For Michael Schumacher

Honorary Citizenship For Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is awarded keys to MaranelloSeven time world champion Michael Schumacher has been awarded an honorary citizenship for Ferrari’s home town in Italy – Maranello. After eleven years of driving for the team, Michael is regarded as a key factor that revitalised the team and helped make the squad into the record-breaking championship-winning machine that it is.

Mayor of Maranello – Lucia Bursi – presented Michael with the award, who was joined at the ceremony by Ferrari chief Jean Todt, president Luca di Montezemolo and friend and ex-Ferrari Technical Director, Ross Brawn. The award itself is a bronze bell which has been engraved with significant dates from his career at Ferrari, and was given alongside a small barrel of balsamic vinegar and a leather-bound Thank You Michael plaque.

The ceremony took place at the Enzo Ferrari Auditorium, and fans outside the building were able to view the proceedings via a live television feed.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, Maranello

Oliver White

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