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Motor racing-Schumacher showing moments of consciousness – agent
* Schumacher making progress, agent says * Formula One drivers welcome news from France (Adds quotes from F1 drivers in Bahrain) PARIS, April 4 (Reuters) – Seven-times Formula One motor racing world champion Michael Schumacher is making progress and showing signs of waking from an artificial coma after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident, his agent said on Friday. 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 Dec. 29 last year. Doctors started lowering the retired German racing driver’s sedation at the end of January to wake him up from an artificial coma.