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Ferrari confirm Schumacher 'super-assistant' role for next year

Published 29/10/2006

Multiple Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is to help pick Ferrari's drivers of the future after the Italian manufacturer confirmed his role for next season.

The German, who won seven F1 titles, has been appointed as `super-assistant' to Ferrari CEO Jean Todt.

Schumacher, who retired at last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, will help Todt and also pass on his expertise to newcomer Kimi Raikkonen who will join Felipe Massa at Ferrari after leaving McLaren.

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