The Haas F1 team has announced that it has signed a long-term contract with Mick Schumacher as a 2021 driver. Haas F1 will update the team of pilots at the F1 2021 World Championship together with the previously announced Nikita Mazepin.
Mick Schumacher began training for Haas F1 as a full-time driver. He will ride the Haas VF-20 in the final round of the F1 Abu Dhabi freestyle on Friday, and then take part in the young driver’s test, which took place on Tuesday on the Yas Marina track.
Mick Schumacher, 21, a member of the Ferrari Driving Academy and the son of seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher, will be the last FIA-F2 at the Bahrain International Hall this weekend. He leads the championship before the war.
Mick Schumacher, who has won 10 podiums and multi-faceted races in Monza and Sochi this season, is 14 points behind Karam Ilo, who is second in the rankings.
“We are very pleased to inform Mick Schumacher of our drivers next season and look forward to welcoming him to the team,” said Gunther Steiner, a spokesman for Haas F1.
“The F2 Championship has long been a testament to talented drivers demonstrating their qualifications. This year, the field is undoubtedly one of the most competitive last season. Mick said. In 2020, he won the race against a very talented man and won the podium.”
“I’m sure he had the opportunity to move to F1 based on his results. We are evaluating and training new drivers to see the 2021 racing package as a team. I have a chance
“We have key elements for further long-term team growth and look forward to Mick’s contribution both inside and outside the process.”
Mick Schumacher joins Haas F1 after six seasons of single experience. Mick Schumacher, who started his single career in the ADAC F4 Germany series in 2015, advanced to the European F3 Championship and won the title in 2018 with eight high growth.
Mick Schumacher, who became a member of the Ferrari Driving Academy in 2019, is rising to the F2 level. He first ran an F1 car after taking part in a seasonal test in Bahrain in April of that year from Ferrari and Alfa Romeo.
“The prospect of getting into the F1 grid next year makes me incredibly happy and just numb,” said Mick Schumacher.
“I am grateful to Haas F1, Scuderia Ferrari and Ferrari Driver Academy for trusting me. I also want to confess and show my love for my parents. They are to blame for everything. I have always believed that I can make my F1 dream come true.”
“I would like to thank all the wonderful motorsport fans who have supported me throughout my career. I will do my best as always. I look forward to starting this journey with Haas F1.”
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