Mick Schumacher nonetheless doesn’t have a brand new contract in his pocket for the following Formula 1 season initially of September. Rumors concerning the son of the report world champion Michael Schumacher proceed. Recently, a mannequin emerged that might convey the 23-year-old to Mercedes within the medium time period. Former world champion Nico Rosberg doesn’t imagine this.
Around the Formula 1 paddock at Zandvoort, house of this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix, Mick Schumacher has been marketed as a potential candidate for Williams for the final time, except he indicators a brand new contract together with his present workforce Haas.
The way forward for Nicolas Latifi stays open at Williams, the one common driver with out championship factors this season.
As Mercedes had a say in filling the Williams cockpits, Schumacher might have been not directly drafted by the Silver Arrows and, in accordance to Sky reporter Peter Hardenack, “parked” for Williams as Latifi’s successor. Until a few years later there was a emptiness at Mercedes with the departure of Lewis Hamilton.
Formula 1: Rosberg is not going to see Schumacher within the prime workforce
Hamilton’s long-time teammate and 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg would not imagine within the construction.
“Unfortunately, this isn’t the second when the large groups are excited about him [Mick Schumacher, Anm. d. Red.] will give it some thought,” Rosberg assured in an interview with “Sky”. It was justified solely by Schumacher’s efficiency in Formula 1 throughout this calendar yr.
The performances at Haas are too inconsistent and, on steadiness, nonetheless too improper for Schumacher to problem for the most important designers within the Formula 1 circus: “The prime groups put him on the radar much less,” added Rosberg.
And his brother and long-time F1 driver Ralf Schumacher doesn’t imagine that Mick Schumacher will probably be with out a cockpit in Formula 1 in 2023.
The six-time Grand Prix winner was adamant on TV that Mick will proceed to play a key function in Haas boss Gunther Steiner’s plans for the upcoming season: “He actually has to keep away from being one of many two. (*1*) defeated,” Schumacher famous, including that his nephew’s efficiency has improved considerably in current months and he’s clearly forward in a head-to-head battle with team-mate Kevin Magnussen.
“Mick is definitely one thing that each workforce boss ought to have on their radar,” added Ralf Schumacher.