Sebastian Vettel a “Relaxed Guy” Who Gives Me “Tips”: Mick Schumacher

September 16, 2020 1:05 pm

If you are in the footsteps of young Ferrari Academy driver Mick Schumacher right now, your life is a happening place. Driving the legendary F2004, taking the lead in the F2 Championship and increased speculation on a seat in F1. All in the space of one weekend.

Mick Schumacher getting ‘helpful’ tips from Sebastian Vettel

The young driver has also admitted that he has spoken to 4-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel a few times now. Vettel, of course, will no longer be with Ferrari next season, with his move to Aston Martin recently confirmed.

Nevertheless, Mick Schumacher is getting tips from Vettel – who is a ‘relaxed guy’ according to him – has done well to learn a few tricks from the veteran ahead of what could potentially be a year in Formula One.

“A very relaxed guy, from whom I also get one or two tips,” Schumacher said.

Formula One F1 – Tuscan Grand Prix – Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy -Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel during a press conference | FIA/Handout via REUTERS

But Mick is looking to take things one at a time and not think too much of the future. He did, however, say that winning the F2 Championship would attract teams’ eyeballs for a potential seat.

Speaking in an interview with RTL, he is quoted as saying, “It does mean something to be a Formula 2 World Champion. Of course, it draws your attention. But it is not a given that there will be a seat at exactly this time.” (translated from Google Translate)

Mick focused on putting the building blocks for a glorious future

Admittedly, the young German driver would have heard comparisons to his great father. But for a 21-year-old, Mick Schumacher holds great maturity and intelligence. It is precisely this skill that can see him become a star for the future.

The last thing he would want is to suffer from an inferiority complex. He has earned his right to drive a Formula 1 car, and that would be on his merit. Rising through the ranks, racing for Prema Powerteam, Mick Schumacher has put in some splendid performances.

Bhargav Gopal

Hailing from Bengaluru, Bhargav is an F1 and NASCAR author for EssentiallySports. He is a huge fan of Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing. Bhargav also has an MBA in Sports Management from the Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune. Bhargav is quite a genius in his field, having won the All-India Marketing Case Study Competition 2015. He also loves to combine his love for marketing and sports by taking part in competitions like Knockout: Sports Marketing Case Study by IIM Ahmedabad.

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