Mick Provides a Teaser of Father Michael Schumacher’s ‘Emotional’ Netflix Documentary

Published 08/11/2021, 5:46 AM EDT
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 6: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Ferrari during the drivers parade prior to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 6, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)


After three successful Drive To Survive seasons, Netflix is all set to release a documentary on the life and career of the seven-time world champion, Michael Schumacher.

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The documentary will include “rare interviews, and never-before-seen archive material” about one of the best drivers in F1 history.

The film will feature the FIA President and former Ferrari team principal Jean Todt, former Benetton team boss Flavio Briatore, former F1 supremo, Bernie Ecclestone, and many more. The Netflix documentary will also include former Schumacher rivals Damon Hill, Mika Hakkinen, and David Coulthard.

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Meanwhile, Mick Schumacher discusses his role in the emotional documentary on his father, Michael. In addition, the young German gives a slight teaser regarding the upcoming Netflix documentary.

What did Mick say about his father, Michael Schumacher’s documentary?

As quoted by FormulaRapida.net, when asked if he’ll be part of the upcoming Netflix documentary about his father, Mick Schumacher replied: “I will be part of it, I was interviewed for it, yes.”

“I think there’s lots to look forward to I think it’s a very special documentary and I think it’s going to be emotional for everyone who watches it,” said Mick.

Formula One F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary – July 29, 2021. Haas’ Mick Schumacher during a press conference ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix Pool via REUTERS/Florion Goga.

When asked if he had seen the documentary, Schumacher junior nodded and said he had seen ‘parts of it’. It seems Mick is happy with what he’s seen so far. The full documentary will release on 15th September and will be available on Netflix.

Mattia Binotto wants Mick Schumacher to stay at Haas

Mick Schumacher has been impressive in his rookie year in Formula 1 this season. So far this season the young German has out-performed his teammate, Nikita Mazepin.

And with Formula 1 entering summer break, there are plenty of rumors in the driver’s market regarding Mick Schumacher leaving Haas next season, with Alfa Romeo being the front-runner for the young German’s signature.

Meanwhile, Scuderia Ferrari team principal, Mattia Binotto believes Ferrari academy graduate, Mick Schumacher should stay with Haas next season.

“Mick Schumacher’s first season is a learning one, without pressure, and we’re talking with Haas to confirm him there,” said Mattia Binotto in an interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport. [h/t ESPN]

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Formula One F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary – July 30, 2021. Haas’ Mick Schumacher in action during practice REUTERS/Florion Goga.

Moreover, the Maranello-based team wants Antonio Giovinazzi to remain with Alfa Romeo.

“Giovinazzi remains our reserve driver… he’s growing every year and I hope he can stay at Alfa, he deserves it,” said Binotto.

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Pingaksh Sharma

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Pingaksh Sharma is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been following this sport since India hosted the Grand Prix in 2012 and has been an ardent supporter of the eventual race winner, Sebastian Vettel. He is also a fan of Max Verstappen and Red Bull and hopes the former breaks the Lewis Hamilton dominance.

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