Mick Schumacher will be at the next world championship race at the Nürburgring will be his debut in formula 1 and in the first free practice at 9. October sitting in an Alfa Romeo. The Team announced on Tuesday. "I am overjoyed to get this Chance", said the son of record world champion Michael Schumacher in the Statement: "The fact that my first participation in a formula 1 weekend that takes place in front of my home crowd at the Nürburgring, making it even much more special."
Before the race at the Nürburgring, where his father won five Times, will be Schumacher's taxes in the first Session on Friday the Alfa Romeo C39. In spite of the corona-crisis up to 20,000 Fans can be there when the young man comes to his dream of a Cockpit in the "king's class" a little closer.
Schumacher, the current leader in the Fia formula 2, will take place in the Eifel, the car of the Italian Antonio Giovinazzi. The Briton Callum Ilott will get a Chance at Haas. Schumacher and Ilott are members of the Ferrari Junior Academy, Ferrari is the engine supplier of Alfa and Haas. In Abu Dhabi, the Russian Robert Schwarzman, also Ferrari will be a Junior, made his debut in free practice.
In the next ten days, so Schumacher, he'll prepare "thoroughly to do the best possible Job for the Team and to deliver as many data as possible." This also means that he will be riding on Wednesday with his two colleagues in a Ferrari of the world Cup season 2018 test rides best.
Mick was "one of the great talents," said Alfa-team boss Fred Vasseur: "He is obviously fast, but he is in the Cockpit is also very stable and Mature, all qualities of a coming Champion." Schumacher had denied in the past year in Bahrain test driving for Alfa.
Ferrari has organized the Test for his young rider, so that "our best juniors are as well prepared as possible on this very special Moment," said Ferrari sporting Director Laurent Mekies: "It will be your Chance to make a formula 1 car that is much more complicated than the car you drive at the Moment."Updated Date: 30 September 2020, 23:20