Stricken Michael Schumacher watched Lewis Hamilton win the Brazilian Grand Prix with the former head of Ferrari at his home in Switzerland

Jean Todt, 72, now FIA President, is among the rare people with access to Schumacher since he was critically injured while skiing in the French Alps.

Schumacher, 49, was critically injured on December 29, 2013, while skiing with his son Mick in Meribel in the French Alps.

The sporting icon was placed in a medically-induced coma and reportedly received £115k-a-week care at a special medical facility at his Lake Geneva home.

He still needs round the clock care and is only visited by a select few, including Todt, who served as CEO of Ferrari during Schumacher's period of dominance.

Todt has now revealed he traveled Schumacher's house in Gland, Switzerland, to watch Lewis Hamilton clinch the Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen.

In an interview with Germany's Auto-Bild, Todt said: "Actually, I'm always careful when I say something. But it's true, I watched the Brazilian Grand Prix in Switzerland with Michael."

The Frenchman was the manager of the Ferrari team when Schumacher claimed five consecutive championships from 2000 to 2004 when the two became close friends.

Todt has previously claimed he will always stand by the F1 hero and revealed he visits him twice a month.

"Pictures of him hang everywhere in my offices and apartments. The time with Michael will always be remembered as the best of my life."

Last month German archbishop Georg Ganswein told how he had made an emotional visit to see the seven-times F1 champion in 2016.

He said although Schumacher's face has "become a little fuller" the record-breaking driver still looks the same as he did when last seen by his millions of fans.

"I sat opposite him, took hold of both hands and looked at him," the 62-year-old – who is one of Pope Francis's key advisers – said according to German newspaper Bild.

"He senses that loving people are around him, caring for him and, thank God, keeping the overly curious public away."

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