Mick Schumacher said he was ready for his “emotional” F1 debut at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, 30 years after his father. Michael Schumacher He participated in his first season of sports.
Schumacher starts in the back row of the next grid Saturday qualifying session, 1st and 19th from Haas teammate Nikita Mazepin.
His father, Michael, has won seven world championships throughout his illustrious 20-year career in the sport, including five titles at the Italian giant Ferrari.
“When I was a kid, I dreamed of this for 15 years, but now it’s happening,” said 22-year-old Schumacher, following a pre-season test earlier this month.
“It’s emotional. My dad actually did his first race in F1 30 years ago this year-it makes it even more emotional and even better.
“Obviously, I’m very excited about the first race in Bahrain. The fact that I’m in Formula 1-it feels great.
“I’m very happy to finally get there, race with everyone and show the potential to work with a great team. I will learn and improve as a driver and as a human being. I will. ”
Michael Schumacher During rehabilitation After suffering a serious head injury in a 2013 ski accident.
His son, Mick, who races with the same abbreviation “MSC” used by his father, joined Haas after winning the Formula Two title last year, but scored points on one of the slower cars on the grid this year. Expected to fight.
Mick Schumacher: Michael’s son “Super Excitement” prior to his “emotional” F1 debut at the Bahrain Grand Prix
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