Clarifications: Michael Schumacher was successful because he never fight against F1 Wolrd Champions in a whole season. Before Senna pass, and Prost and Mansell retires, he -- the best of his generation- get the chance to be successful until Fernando Alonso retire him beaten in 2 seasons in a row. Responding the specific question, may be Lewis Hamilton is in the track to be more successful than him. Only one error until today put him in the list. In the past, more successful than Schumacher was Juan Manuel Fangio: 51 races -with zero error- 25 victories.