Dubai's crown prince gifts Schuey a man-made island complete with racetrack
10 December 2008

Dubai’s crown prince has given Michael Schumacher an island in ‘The World’ development off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

It’s one of a group of man-made islands that are being built to look like a map of the earth.

Worth around $7 million, Schumacher Isle is located in the southern hemisphere as part of the Antarctica cluster. Predictably, it has its own racing circuit and moorings for numerous yachts.

This isn’t the first time the oil-rich UAE has paid homage to the seven-time F1 world champion; A skyscraper, the Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower in Abu Dhabi, is just a few years away from completion.

Schumacher is closely linked with the region through his association with Ferrari.

Will Powell

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10 December 2008

Can't see that being large enough. An island around the size of the Nurburgring with a similarly challenging circuit would do me.

Come to think of it, if they could annex the Resort Ascari, that would do me just fine, weather and all.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

10 December 2008

[quote TegTypeR]An island around the size of the Nurburgring with a similarly challenging circuit would do me.[/quote]

I'm actually quite surprised they haven't made a copy of the Nurburgring, complete with sprayers to simulate that Eifel weather

10 December 2008

Looks like the Dubai property crisis is geting worse- they are now giving away land!!

11 December 2008

I am very proud of Michael Schumacher and i am pleased he has a island, he deserves everything whoever gives him something, I wouldn't mind joining him if i was wealthy, he would make a lovely next door nieghbour, i wish him and his family good luck and healthy blessings for the future.schumi is a great gentleman.

12 December 2008

$7m ain't bad for an island.

12 December 2008

[quote schumigirl1956]I am very proud of Michael Schumacher and i am pleased he has a island, he deserves everything whoever gives him something, I wouldn't mind joining him if i was wealthy, he would make a lovely next door nieghbour, i wish him and his family good luck and healthy blessings for the future.schumi is a great gentleman.
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Do you like rabbits?

12 December 2008

[quote ecokarter]Do you like rabbits?[/quote]

Rabbits?........I think she was just being nice and saying that she liked Schumi...that's cool!!!!

Personally I still do not rate him as one of the great drivers........I did not ever rate him really; he had a quick car and no competition......and team orders on his side!!

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