"The German Grand Prix gives me the perfect opportunity to
cordially thank you all for the good wishes and positive energies
you keep sending to Michael," she said in a message published in the
program for Sunday's race.
"I have to say your sympathies blew us all away. Good to know that
together we made it through the hardest time.
"Now we are facing a phase which will presumably take a long time.
We trust that - as for so many years in F1 - time will be Michael's
ally in the fight."
Seven times world champion Schumacher, the most successful Formula
One driver in the history of the sport, won his home race four
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The German suffered severe head injuries when he slammed against a
rock in a ski accident in the French Alps last December.
The 45-year-old is currently in hospital in Lausanne, near his Swiss
home, after spending months in a coma.
(Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Toby Davis)
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