MICK SCHUMACHER has been tipped to observe father Michael’s footsteps in Formulation One.
Ross Brawn, who labored intently with Michael Schumacher as he gained his seven world titles at Benetton and Ferrari, believes younger Mick is heading in the right direction for an F1 seat of his personal.
Michael Schumacher and Ross Brawn loved big success at Benetton and FerrariCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Mick Schumacher has made waves at Formulation 2 stageCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Mick, 21, leads the Formulation 2 championship in his second 12 months on the sport’s reserve stage.
And the German took to the Mugello circuit in his dad’s title-winning Ferrari F2004 for a special display ahead of the Tuscan Grand Prix.
Brawn wrote in his F1 column: “It was fantastic to see a automotive near my coronary heart – the Ferrari F2004 – get one other outing within the arms of Mick Schumacher on Sunday.
“Michael was a pressure of nature in that automotive, profitable his seventh world title, and it appears Mick actually loved his newest demonstration run in it.
“Mick himself is driving fantastically in the intervening time in Formulation 2, and is main the championship after one other strong weekend in Mugello.
“Stick with it and he’ll absolutely be on the F1 grid quickly.”
Ferrari Academy star Mick is taking pictures for an F1 seat whereas his father continues his restoration from a snowboarding accident in 2013.
Michael has not been seen in public since struggling severe mind accidents within the off-piste crash whereas snowboarding along with his son within the Alps.
Mick (left), pictured right here on the 2010 Monaco Grand Prix, typically accompanied his father at racesCredit score: Rex Options
The teen took Michael’s previous F2004 for a spin at Ferrari’s dwelling circuit Mugello on SundayCredit score: Getty – Pool
His spouse Corinna, in addition to Mick, daughter Gina-Marie and a workforce of specialist nurses, is taking care of the 51-year-old in Switzerland.
Brawn, 65, has opened up on his relationship with the Ferrari legend in a brand new Sky docuseries.
He informed Race to Perfection: “I do not know of anybody who labored with Michael who had a foul phrase to say about him.
“Tons of people that raced towards him had a special opinion however no person I do know who ever labored with Michael ever had a foul opinion about him due to his integrity, his dedication, his human facet.
“He was a really sturdy workforce member of any workforce he was a part of and it is a tragedy what’s occurred however he is a stunning human being.”
Final week, former Ferrari workforce principal Jean Todt provided an update of Michael’s condition after paying his previous driver a go to.
He mentioned: “I noticed Michael final week. He’s preventing.
“My God, we all know he had a horrible and unlucky snowboarding accident which has precipitated him a whole lot of issues.
“However he has a tremendous spouse subsequent to him, he has his youngsters, his nurses, and we are able to solely want him the perfect and to want the household the perfect, too.
“All I can do is to be near them till I’m able to do one thing, after which I’ll do it.”