The 21-year-old Schumacher is main the world F2 championship with 22 factors and is odds on favorite to complete within the high spot with simply 4 races to go.
Ross Brawn was the technical director at Ferrari earlier than he based Brawn GP
Ross Brawn is not the simply the motorsports director for Formula 1, however for Mick Schumacher, he’s his father’s good pal from the time he was the technical director for Ferrari which dominated and made Michael Schumacher one of the vital revered drivers of all time. In an interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport, Brawn likened the expectation round Mick Schumacher’s debut inn F1 to Nico Rosberg’s debut in 2006. He additionally stated that he had recognized Mick for the reason that days he was a toddler alongside his elder sister Gina-Maria
“Yes, and obviously his sister Gina-Maria too. You could see a competitive spirit in both of them – she expressed it with horses, he with karts. It’s been fascinating to watch him grow. In the last two seasons, he has been very promising. We don’t know how he will fare in F1 but he’s incredibly mature and well balanced. I’m optimistic, he has qualities and skills. Obviously, he has a lot of pressure on him, there’s no doubt, but so far he has managed it well,” stated the previous Ferrari technical director and the founding father of Mercedes F1 group.
Brawn acknowledged that it took Rosberg a very long time to match what his father had achieved in 2016 after a niche of 34 years, nonetheless, he had achieved it. “Nico Rosberg made it. Having a World Champion father like Michael, the legacy is even heavier, but I keep my fingers crossed,” stated Brawn expressing his hopefulness for Schumacher’s success.
Michael Schumacher, after all, was statistically essentially the most profitable driver of all-time until just lately when Lewis Hamilton usurped his data. On the day in Portimao, Hamilton equalled Schumacher’s report, Mick Schumacher got here to the rostrum to reward him his father’s final helmet from the time he was in Mercedes.
The 21-year-old Schumacher is main the world F2 championship with 22 factors and is odds on favorite to complete within the high spot with simply 4 races to go. He has all however sealed his F1 spot for 2021 with Haas group, with the official affirmation being elementary. Even Ferrari’s Laurent Mekies has been all praises for Schumacher and his Ferrari Driver Academy mates Callum Illott and Robert Shwartzman whom he deemed to be prepared for F1.