Mick Schumacher Looking To Build On Consistency

Mick Schumacher
Mick Schumacher

Mick Schumacher has enjoyed a rather low-key start to life in F1, quietly going about his business to finish all six starts – no mean feet for a rookie – while enjoying his best-ever finish in Azerbaijan. 

With the races set to come thick and fast over the next three weeks, the German ace is keen to build on that consistency and move even further up the grid. 

Race Mileage The Key For Mick Schumacher

In every category throughout his career, Mick Schumacher has gotten stronger and stronger as he spends more time in the car, and the tradition looks to be continuing for his transition into F1. 

“As a team we did a good job to stay in the race, I think we managed it well and were able to stay in the fight. Looking at the stints, we did struggle here and there, but nonetheless we worked our way through, and we can be happy with the result – especially with the team moving up to ninth in the teams’ standings.

“Race mileage is key in every category; it’s about getting the knowledge and the experiences you need. Obviously, practice is good, but nothing can simulate the way a race unfolds with race starts, you’re always in close battles, you’re under pressure. 

“You want to do well so you’re trying your best in every aspect. Obviously, sometimes that’s when mistakes happen, and it’s about learning to be in those situations that will enable you to get better. 

You have to put yourself into a mindset to be able to perform at 100 percent every time at the best that you can, and that’s in practice, qualifying and races. Mileage is just super important and I’m happy we’ve been able to finish all our races so-far.’

2021 Monaco Grand Prix, Mick Schumacher (image courtesy Haas F1 team)
2021 Monaco Grand Prix, Mick Schumacher (image courtesy Haas F1 team)

Circuit Paul Ricard Debut

Although he raced at Circuit Paul Ricard in F2 and F3, this will be the first time Schumacher races here in F1, and the first time he will take part in a triple-header of race weekends. 

‘It’s the first triple-header we’re going to. It’s going to be intense, but I think it’ll be fun spending all this time together with the team and getting to race consistently. 

‘It’ll be the busiest time in the car, but that’s good because it’s what I love – I’m happy about that. In terms of physical preparation, it doesn’t change anything. 

‘All your physical preparation is basically done in the weeks and months before and after the season. I’ve done all my preparations; I feel like I’m in a good spot. I’m sure we’ll be able to rock the triple-header and I’m looking forward to it.

‘So yes, the last time I was at Paul Ricard was in F2, but I’ve also been there before in a Formula 3 test. It’s always been very interesting. The track is very open, there’s a lot of run-off to say the least. It’s still very flowing, there are possibilities to try different lines and stuff without having big consequences. 

‘It’s a track where everybody I think can find the right margins at every corner because they’re able to go over the margins sometimes and experience that. It’s going to be key to stay within the track limits and get the most out of the car – hopefully we’ll be able to do so,’ concluded Schumacher.


Want to save this information for later?

More in News

Visa Cash App Rb Livery Launch Event Las Vegas

Nothing Illegal About Red Bull-RB Relationship Says VCARB Boss

The chief executive of the Visa Cash App RB Formula ...
Charles Leclerc

Is Charles Leclerc’s Lucrative Contract Designed To Buy His Silence?

Ferrari secured Charles Leclerc with an extended and financially rewarding ...
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - MARCH 18: Red Bull Racing Team Consultant Dr Helmut Marko talks with Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner and Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing in the garage during final practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia at Jeddah Corniche Circuit on March 18, 2023 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202303190092 // Usage for editorial use only //

Dr Helmut Marko Wants Swift Resolution To Ongoing Horner Saga

Dr. Helmut Marko is seeking a prompt conclusion to the ...
Formula 1 2023: Miami Gp

Nico Hulkenberg Calls For Haas To Increase Investment

Nico Hulkenberg agrees with the recently dismissed Haas team principal, ...
Williams FW46 Makes 2024 Debut Today In Bahrain

Williams FW46 Makes 2024 Debut Today In Bahrain

Williams Racing’s 2024 Formula 1 challenger, the FW46, made its ...

Trending on F1 Chronicle