Haas F1 Team Mick Schumacher says running behind a non-competitive grid is like “torture.”
Mick Schumacher, who won the title in FIA-F2, made his F1 debut in 2021 with the Haas F1 Team. Together with rookie Nikita Mazepin, it forms an all-rookie lineup.
For Mick Schumacher, who has the iconic last name, driving away from the spotlight is positive, but he says it’s actually “torture.”
“I don’t know what I’m doing when I’m on the machine. For example, in terms of facial expressions and emotions, I love driving, so I enjoy what I’m doing,” Mick said.・ Schumacher Channel 4 Told to.
“But it’s not fun when I’m not the best, and running behind without real competition is torture in a way.”
Fortunately, Mick Schumacher is playing his “game” in the race so as not to discourage him.
“So you have to make it your own Grand Prix. If you have Nicholas (Latifi) or (George) Russell in front of you, you’re running like they’re leaders and you have to catch them,” Mick Schuach Tells.
“It’s a game that keeps you motivated, keeps pushing, and is always playing to be 100%.”
By the time he reached F1, Mick Schumacher had won F3 and F2 championships, with his surname.
“In general, I have to say that I can’t make everyone happy. I know my worth. I know what I’ve achieved to be here,” said Mick Schumacher. Explained.
“Having that name not only gives me a name, but also potentially a gene, so I have a very good package and I think it’s probably the best teacher in the world.”
Haas F1 Team representative Gunter Steiner avoids the “micromanagement” of Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, but is still deeply involved in both rookies.
And Mick Schumacher says he is grateful to Gunter Steiner for his true intentions.
“I have to say he’s a great boss. He motivates everyone on the team,” said Mick Schumacher.
“He has a strong opinion, it’s fair enough, it’s good to be honest about what’s wrong and what’s good.”
“I always know where I am and it’s better than sitting down and guessing what’s going on. I’m really grateful for that.”
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