In 1991, the race took place on the Nevers Magny-Cours circuit for 17 years. This period of Formula 1 marks the arrival of a great champion, Michael Schumacher. In the 1990s and 2000s, he won eight Formula 1 Grand Prix de France races. Michael Schumacher also won a World Champion title at the 2002 French Grand Prix. Following financial difficulties, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France disappeared for nearly ten years.