Haas – “Would Be an Honor” If Mick Schumacher Joins Team in 2021

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October 31, 2020 2:20 pm

Mick Schumacher is already taking the F1 circuit by storm. He is hardly in the grid, but it is still enough to make the press go crazy. Earlier he made an appearance as Hamilton equaled his father’s record to present Michael’s helmet.

However, in 2021, he is going to do a lot more than just present helmets and congratulate racers.

After Alfa Romeo retained both their drivers for the next year, Mick’s next destination could be Haas. A regular at Maranello, Ferrari also has a say in the Haas cockpit. Using that authority it is probable that Ferrari will push Mick towards Haas. The Formula 2 racer is ready to swim with the sharks and the FDA will get him there.

NUERBURG, GERMANY – OCTOBER 09: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Mick Schumacher of Germany and Alfa Romeo Racing talk in the Pitlane during a weather delayed FP2 during practice ahead of the F1 Eifel Grand Prix at Nuerburgring on October 09, 2020 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

When the concern is of Haas, Guenther Steiner seems more than thankful to have the young German in his team. After firing their present drivers for the 2021 season, Haas will soon announce their lineup. Mick Schumacher has a huge possibility to feature as one, and the other being widely touted as Nikita Mazepin.

Guenther Steiner recalls how Michael Schumacher had affected and evolved the F1 scene.

“It would be an honor for us.

“I can well remember when he came into Formula 1, this dominance with Ferrari. He was simply he gave the formula a lot as a whole, especially a higher level of professionalism.” remarked the Haas boss. His faith in Mick is similar.

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Steiner believes Mick Schumacher will be good for F1 and Germany

Steiner believes that Mick Schumacher in F1 can be beneficial for both Germany and F1. The name itself is a brand in Formula 1, and it will be an honor for Haas to launch Mick into F1. He believes that maybe Schumacher Jr will play a part in exciting the endangered sport.

Formula One F1 – Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy – October 30, 2020 Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner during a press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS

Haas team boss feels that their team is the best to start the rookies. When asked why, he highlighted the factors that give a good head start to the players. “We have nothing to lose next year. That gives the rookies the opportunity to learn a lot without much pressure and then be ready for 2022.” concluded Steiner.

The Haas team had its eye on Schumacher Jr for a long time. However, because of the Alfa Romeo tie-up, the Americans did not want to interfere. Now that this hindrance is beyond them, and they know that the German can work well with them, the American outfit is raising the bar for the 2022 season.

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Indrasish Ganguly

Indrasish Ganguly is an F1 author at Essentially Sports. An avid fan of the F1 championship, the Kolkata based writer admires Lewis Hamilton the most on the F1 grid. His interest in racing stems from his love for cars and speed. Besides his affinity for F1, he is pursuing his Bachelors Degree in English at Calcutta University.

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