"Michael is making progress on his way. He shows moments of
consciousness and awakening," Sabine Kehm said in a statement.
Schumacher, 45, slammed his head on a rock while skiing
off-piste in the French Alps resort of Meribel on December 29
The most successful Formula 1 champion of all time has been in a
stable but critical condition since then in a hospital in the
eastern French city of Grenoble.
Doctors started lowering the retired German racing driver's
sedation at the end of January to wake him up from an artificial
"We are on his side during his long and difficult fight,
together with the team of the hospital in Grenoble, and we keep
remaining confident," said the brief statement from Kehm.
Schumacher, who won a record 91 Grand Prix victories, left the
sport last year after a disappointing three-year comeback with
Mercedes following an earlier retirement from Ferrari at the end
(Reporting by Brian Love; editing by Mark John and Andrew
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