In 2021, after greater than eight years, the Schumacher title will return to Method One, with Mick, the son of seven-time world champion Michael, profitable the Method One championship this yr, making his debut as a Haas driver. Michael Schumacher’s opponent, David Coulthard, lately stated the 21-year-old German should defeat his teammate, Nikita Mazepin, if he needs to maneuver on.
After Coulthard, Ferrari workforce boss Mattia Binotto, extra authoritative on this respect, spoke concerning the Italians ’expectations of Schumacher. “I feel it will likely be a troublesome yr for him to start out, as his previous efficiency has proven that his second yr was sturdy in each F3 and F2,” the Italian knowledgeable instructed Motorsport.com.
“In contrast to him, Charles was quick from the primary second,” Schumacher in contrast Leclerc, who will begin his third Ferrari season subsequent yr, pulling in GP3 in 2016 and F2 in 2017 for the primary run. “Mick, then again, learns lots from how he develops himself within the first season, then in the beginning of the second, after which into the second half of the second season.”
“That’s why I feel the subsequent two seasons will probably be essential to him, however as early as his second yr, I anticipate him to enhance over the primary,” he declared.
Binotto additionally clarified that Ferrari’s schooling program is not only about making ready younger folks for F1, but additionally about being prepared someday to even be a Ferrari racer. Turning again to Schumacher, he stated what the German needed to show as a way to lastly comply with within the footsteps of his father, who left Scuderia in late 2006.
“I actually anticipate him to show how briskly he’s in Method 1, on the time trial and within the race, however much more so at a really sturdy tempo. On this Carlos [Sainz] superb, often all the time closes forward of the timer. That’s what I anticipate from Mick for the subsequent two years, ”he concluded.