The Haas F1 team has announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with Mick Schumacher as a 2021 driver. Haas F1 is renewing its driver line-up at the 2021 F1 World Championship with previously announced Nikita Mazepin.
Mick Schumacher has started preparing for the Haas F1 as a full-time driver. He will drive the Haas VF-20 in the final round of F1 Abu Dhabi GP on Friday, before taking part in the young driver test held at the Yas Marina Circuit on Tuesday.
Mick Schumacher, 21, member of the Ferrari Driver Academy and the son of seven-time F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher, will be the last FIA-F2 at the Bahrain International Circuit this weekend. He is in the lead in the championship before the war.
Mick Schumacher, who won 10 podiums this season and played races in Monza and Sochi, is 14 points behind Karam Ilot, who is second in the ranking.
“We are very pleased to announce Mick Schumacher in our driver line-up next season and look forward to welcoming him to the team,” said Gunter Steiner, team representative for Haas F1.
“The F2 Championship has long served as a testament to talented drivers to show off their qualifications. This year’s field is arguably one of the most competitive of the past season, Mick said. In 2020 he won the race against a very talented person and he won the podium. “
“I am convinced that he has had the opportunity to promote to F1 based on his performance. We are evaluating and training new drivers to become familiar with the 2021 racing package as a team. I have a chance.
“We have the foundations for the long-term continued growth of the team and look forward to Mick’s contribution both inside and outside the course in the process.”
Mick Schumacher joins the Haas F1 team after six seasons of one-seater experience. Mick Schumacher, who started his single-seater career in the ADAC F4 Germany Series in 2015, moved up to the F3 European Championship and won the title in 2018 with an eight-fold increase.
Mick Schumacher, who joined the Ferrari Driver Academy in 2019, makes the switch to F2. He drove the F1 car for the first time after taking part in the in-season test held in Bahrain in April of that year by Ferrari and Alfa Romeo.
“The prospect of being on the F1 grid next year makes me incredibly happy and just speechless,” said Mick Schumacher.
“I am grateful to the Haas F1 team, Scuderia Ferrari and Ferrari Driver Academy for trusting me. I also want to acknowledge and show my love for my parents. It is all their fault. I have always believed I could make my F1 dream come true. realize. “
“I want to thank all the great motorsport fans who have supported me throughout my career. I will do my best as usual. I look forward to embarking on this journey with Haas F1.”
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