Mick Schumacher to make F1 debut in 2021 with Haas

The renowned Schumacher name associated with the field of F1 racing will return next year as Haas F1 team official confirmed that they have signed Mick Schumacher, son of famous World Champion Michael Schumacher on a multi-year deal. This is certainly a big opportunity for Schumacher Jr to step up into F1 racing arena after racing with F2.

He is currently leading F2 World Championship by 14 points with still one round remaining in the tournament. After facing difficulty in initial F2 season he has started enjoying success in last few season after picking 2 victories and finishing at 10 podiums. And the way he is playing currently he is all set to clinch F2 title this weekend in Bahrain.

In order to prepare for his F1 debut in upcoming year he will be participating in the first free practice session(FP1) for Haas at the F1 season finale scheduled in Abu Dhabi. Taking about Mick Schumacher racing carrier where he won European F3 Championship in 2018, He signed an agreement with the Ferrari Driver Academy(FDA) as a part of team young driver development programme. His first race in F2 started with Prema in 2019.

However, he is expected to join Ferrari, the team which is very close to his father with whom the latter has won five titles. As per the expert’s opinion his racing skills can’t grow with the franchise like Haas for that he needs bigger clubs like Ferrari so it’s better that he can hone his skills with Haas and later he can move to Ferrari to take his F1 racing to another level.

“The prospect of being on the Formula 1 grid next year makes me incredibly happy and I’m simply speechless,” said Schumacher, who will race with the number 47 in F1.

“I would like to thank Haas F1 Team, Scuderia Ferrari and the Ferrari Driver Academy for placing their trust in me. I also want to acknowledge and extend my love to my parents – I know that I owe them everything.

“I have always believed that I would realise my dream of Formula 1. A huge thank you must also go to all the great motorsport fans out there who have supported me throughout my career. I will give it my all, as I always do, and I look forward to going on this journey together with Haas F1 and them.” Mick said this while talking to franchise official site.

Recently F1 racing top driver Lewis Hamilton skipped the upcoming Grand Prix as he was tested positive for coronavirus. It is certainly a bad news for all his fans who was desperately waiting for British Champion driver to participate which in current scenario is not possible at all.