Mick Schumacher couldn’t get his first drive in Formula One as the primary follow session for the Eifel Grand Prix was canceled attributable to of dangerous climate.
- Associated Press
- Last Updated: October 9, 2020, 4:07 PM IST
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The first follow session for the Eifel Grand Prix was canceled Friday due to dangerous climate, protecting Michael Schumacher’s son Mick from his first official drive as a part of a Formula One race weekend.
Low cloud and mist made for poor visibility across the Nurburgring observe and it was declared unsafe for the medical helicopter to take off earlier than time ran out for the 90-minute session. The helicopter is required below F1 security guidelines and should be capable to fly any casualties to the hospital at excessive velocity.
Cold and moist climate is anticipated for all three days of the race weekend on the hilly, forested Nurburgring observe in western Germany. Team workers wore massive coats and wool hats together with their necessary masks, whereas spectators tried to maintain heat within the stands.
Championship chief Lewis Hamilton is aiming to win his 91st profession F1 race on Sunday. That would put him equal with Michael Schumachers report.
Formula Two standings chief Mick Schumacher was scheduled to participate within the first follow session for the primary time, borrowing Antonio Giovinazzi’s Alfa Romeo. Another F2 title challenger, British driver Callum Ilott, was with the Haas workforce for the session, assigned to Romain Grosjean’s automotive.
Both Schumacher and Ilott are a part of Ferrari’s growth program and so they had been positioned with groups which use Ferrari engines.
The second session is scheduled for later Friday.