Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher’s son Mick Schumacher is set to be a Formula One driver in 2021. His debut has come thirty years after his father’s. Mick, 21, will line up at the season-opening Grand Prix to be held in Melbourne for Haas on 21st March. Motorsports punters will be eagerly waiting to see what Mick has in store; they can also read the Betfred review to find out more about bonuses and promotions. Mick took to his official Twitter account to express his delight. He went on to say that taking part in Formula One was a dream come true for him.
Mick announced that the prospect of lining up on the Formula One grid in 2021 made him very happy. The young driver is also a member of the Ferrari young driver program. He also expressed his gratitude to his parents, who he acknowledged that he owes it all to them. Finally, he also appreciated the fans who had supported him in the journey.
Mick will be hoping to follow in his father’s footsteps, who won 91 races and seven world championships in his illustrious career. His father’s win record was surpassed by Lewis Hamilton, who also matched his seven world championships. At the moment, there’s little information about the motorsport icon’s medical condition following his skiing accident about seven years ago. Mick was skiing with him at the time of the accident.
On the other hand, Guenther Steiner, the Hass team principal, claimed that his team was happy to confirm Mick as one of their drivers for the coming season. According to Guenther, Formula 2 provided the ideal platform for the young driver to display his capability. Mick was the winner in many races, collected numerous podiums, and was able to beat very talented drivers in 2020. The principal also expressed his confidence in Mick’s credentials as a driver and insisted that he has earned the Formula One spot.
In the Haas 2021 line-up, there’ll be two rookies in their car. Mick finished the Formula 2 in style by emerging the 2020 FIA Formula 2 champion. His first F1 experience came in Scuderia Ferrari’s SF90 during in-season testing at the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix. His first appearance at the Grand Prix was supposed to come earlier this year at the Eifel Grand Prix for Alpha Romeo, but the session was called off because of bad weather.
Because of the departure of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Mahnussen at the end of the current season, it was expected that the 21-year-old would join the team. on their social media platforms, the Haas team was overwhelmed by calls to ‘announce Mick.’ The calls came after Hass has announced earlier that Nikita Mazepin would be joining the team as one of the drivers in the coming season. Mazepin. Mazepin had two penalties in the last Formula 2 race, which showed the Haas team that they had work to do on the rookie driver.