Michael Schumacher takes on motorcycle racing

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is set to make his motorcycle race debut in the German International Championship in Oschersleben.

Schumacher, who had been testing with Italian manufacturer Ducati, rode a Honda to the 23rd quickest time during Saturday's practice session for the superbike race on Sunday.

The 39-year-old had originally been entered in a field of 39 under an assumed name but was forced to use his real name for insurance purposes.

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