Mick Schumacher will be in F1 next year -
"To follow the same path (as my father), it's brilliant", admits Mick Schumacher, son of the legendary Michael Schumacher who will start in Formula 1 with Haas next season and who, at 21, is "used" to "manage rather well ”the attention of the media and the public aroused by his illustrious surname.
During a virtual press point, the German driver returned to the announcement of his future arrival in F1.
“It's a dream come true, a dream I've been chasing since I was three years old.
It's finally happening and it's great!
(...) I never lost sight of this idea, I was always optimistic and convinced that I was going to get there.
It must be said that he left with a certain advantage.
That of having a pre-intended last name, of course, but also of being surrounded since his father's accident by influential people from the world of F1, such as Jean Todt or Ross Brawn.
Which has always made him a kid like no other.
“I have been in the spotlight since I was young, even more because of the sport I play,” he explains. I got used to it.
I'm handling it pretty well and I think my results prove it.
I will try to do the same next year. ”
And to follow in his father's footsteps ... “It's fantastic to do the same sport, which we both love so much.
To follow the same path, to discover this sport in all these aspects, it's great, ”he admits, before concluding with these objectives for next season:“ my journey has only just begun.
I'm very proud and happy to be driving for Haas next year and trying to build something together. ”
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