The German ex-pilot Ralf Schumacher see his nephew Mickson of the seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, well on the way to Formula One and remembers his connection to the school Ferrari, although in the lower category.
“So far he has good cards. He is a Ferrari-Junior, he has all the possibilities,” said the brother of Michael Schumacher, speaking to Sport1, after his compatriot Sebastian Vettel and the Italian team will communicate this Tuesday that they will not extend their contract.
“Mick has shown that he knows how to drive, otherwise he would not have been a Formula Three champion. His first year in Formula Two was fine, he had some good results and even a victory,” he recalls. Ralf.
“Mick is now in the second season in the second category and you have to give him space,” says his uncle, “without putting too much pressure on him.”
To the son of Michael Schumacher It is currently considered as the only motorsport promise in the German environment. His name jumped back to the media on Tuesday after communicating Vettel and Ferrari that they will not extend their contract when this season ends.
This places Germany, for the first time since the 1990s, at the prospect of having no active drivers in Formula One from 2021.
Surname Schumacher is a benchmark for Ferrari. The German idol, withdrawn from public life since the accident suffered in a French ski resort, on December 29, 2013, won with the Italian team five of his seven world titles.