Michael Schumacher has just inked a deal with Mercedes GP for the 2010 Formula 1 season “in an all-German racing team after compatriot Nico Rosberg, 24, signed up last month.” As of today, it will have been 1239-days since Schumacher has competed in an F1 race. Continue reading to watch his Top Gear hot lap.

Bild report Schumacher signed the contract on Tuesday at Mercedes’ headquarters in Brackley, England, to return to Formula One having won 91 of his 250 Grand Prix races and started in Pole Position 68 times.

[via MSN]