Michael Schumacher : the confessions of his son Mick about it

While the state of health of Michael Schumacher is still at the center of all the speculation, his son Mick continues to walk in his footsteps in the world of motor sport. On the eve of the beginning of the championship of Formula 2, the young driver has made the few confessions about his father.

Michael Schumacher

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Like father, like son ? Like his famous father, Michael, seven times world champion, Mick Schumacher dream, at the age of 21, to survey a day from the circuits of Formula 1. An ambition which has nothing of a fantasy, as the path of the young pilot is promising : By 2018, Mick is adjugeait the title of Formula 3 and incorporated in the wake of the F2, the anti-room of the elite circuit race. In his first season at this level has been sluggish, not winning a single race, but Mick Schumacher aims today a title, while the information on the state of health of Michael Schumacher is still lacking. It is precisely to the subject of his father, nearly seven years after his terrible accident, that the young rider is delivered, a ticket issued by his partner Under armour and picked up by Auto Bild.

“He is still my father”

So often, the “son of” were struggling to emancipate themselves from the shadow of the parent, Mick Schumacher provides feel no “pressure” about it, even if it has cunning to do not compare too much to the kaiser, when he started his career. “At the beginning, I used different names to run without being recognized and for being able to progress without being disturbed, without being too much exposed to the label ‘son of’, he confesses. But frankly, I don’t feel any pressure to carry the family name or to do exactly what my father has done“. No question, either, of wanting at all costs to copy the great champion of Formula 1. In the eye of the son, he was all ways so much more than that : “people know The titles and the fame of my father […] But I never saw my father as the “greatest driver in the world”. It is always my father in the first place”. In accordance with the line of conduct held by the family of the years, Mick has not embellished his introspection on his life as a “son” of news on the state of health of his father.