Young Mick Schumacher has barely accomplished his 2023 Mercedes seat take a look at when new pictures attain us: the 2020 German Formula 2 champion can also be sitting in a McLaren for testing. How so?
First he did not have a automobile till 2023, and now he has two: Mick Schumacher misplaced his everlasting place within the Haas racing group at the tip of 2022. At the identical time, the 23-yr-previous soccer participant left the Ferrari promotion. Mercedes group principal Toto Wolff has named the 2020 F2 champion as take a look at driver and reserve to 2 Englishmen, Lewis Hamilton and George Russell.
Mick Schumacher had a seat put in at the Mercedes racing automobile manufacturing unit in Brackley, however the son of racing legend Michael Schumacher had a whole lot of work to do in Britain.
McLaren may even present Mick learn how to set up the seat. And how is that?
Formula 1’s second-oldest group (after Ferrari) explains: “McLaren will have the ability to use the providers of Mick Schumacher – as a part of an settlement with our engine companion Mercedes. Welcome to the household, Mick.”
At McLaren, Schumacher will change Englishman Lando Norris or Australian Oscar Piastri.
Incidentally, this isn’t the primary Schumacher in a McLaren: Mick’s brother Ralf Schumacher examined a McLaren at Silverstone in August 1996.
Many followers bear in mind when David Coulthard borrowed a helmet from Michael Schumacher at the 1996 Monaco Grand Prix. Scotland’s private helmet was unusable as a result of continuously fogging visor.
Formula 1 2023
February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams Online
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London
winter take a look at
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit
Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island
* Sprint format