Take an onboard look at Michael Schumacher's hot-lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife

Video footage has been released of Michael Schumacher’s recent adventures around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in the Mercedes Formula 1 car ahead of the circuit’s annual 24-hour endurance race.

As we reported last month, the seven-time World Champion – who serves as a brand ambassador for the car company since his retirement from Formula 1 last year – was given the opportunity to sample a lap of the daunting 20.81-kilometre circuit in F1 machinery.

Check out the video of the action below, and for best viewing, switch it to the full high-definition setting:

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.