Formula 1 Drivers Show Support for Michael Schumacher on Twitter

Mark Patterson@@MarkPattersonBRUK Staff WriterDecember 30, 2013

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 22:  Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP attends the drivers press conference during previews for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 22, 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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F1's most successful driver Michael Schumacher is fighting for his life in hospital after a skiing accident on Sunday.

The 44-year-old is in a critical condition in Grenoble in an artificial coma as doctors work to release pressure on his brain.

The latest updates on his condition can be found here:

Formula 1 stars have been quick to send their support the way of the German, with former Ferrari teammate Felipe Massa leading the way on Instagram:

Felipe Massa - Instagram

Another ex-teammate, Rubens Barrichello, did the same:

Instagram - Rubens Barrichello

Other drivers, including Fernando Alonso—the current lead man at Ferrari—took to Twitter:

Get well soon Michael! Hope to hear some positive news very soon! #strongman

— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) December 30, 2013

My thoughts are with Michael Schumacher at this tough time.. Michael more than anyone has the strength to pull through this.

— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) December 29, 2013

My thoughts are with Michael and his family at this tricky time.

— Mark Webber (@AussieGrit) December 30, 2013

All our thoughts to Schumi and his family ! Hope you will recover soon. #legend #Schumi

— Romain Grosjean (@RGrosjean) December 29, 2013

I hope Michael Schumacher will get well soon! All my best to him and his family #gutebesserung

— Adrian Sutil (@SutilAdrian) December 29, 2013

My thoughts are with Michael & his family at the moment. He has always been a fighter so let's hope he fights to recovery.

— Max Chilton (@maxchilton) December 29, 2013

Retired stars and racing names better known on the other side of the Atlantic also took time to show support for Schumacher, who won a record seven titles and 91 Grands Prix in his career:

My thoughts and prayers are with Michael Schumacher and his family.

— Emerson Fittipaldi (@emmofittipaldi) December 29, 2013

I will be very grateful to hear positive news on Michael Schumacher. I'm as anxious as everyone. I hope my prayers will be heard

— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) December 30, 2013

My thoughts are with Michael Schumacher and his family. If anyone can pull through this though it's him. #positivethinking #fighter

— Dario Franchitti (@dariofranchitti) December 29, 2013