Mick Surprisingly Reveals About Mom’s Racing Ability Compared to Father Michael Schumacher

Published 09/02/2021, 5:28 AM EDT
IMOLA, SAN MARINO ITALY: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Ferrari during the qualifying session for the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Often when we hear the name, Schumacher we think of Michael or Mick. However, there could have been another Schumacher in the racing world. Mick revealed that his mom, Corinna was also interested in racing, and was almost as good as his father.

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The Haas rookie revealed that his mother was interested in horses, but also had a passion for being behind the wheel. He stated that she was just a bit slower than his dad in karting.

Mick Schumacher reveals his mom was just half a second slower than Michael Schumacher

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Michael and Mick are well associated with the world of racing. However, Schumacher Jr reveals that his mother was also heavily invested in racing while having other passions.

Speaking on the podcast, Beyond the Grid, Mick said, ” She also likes racing quite a lot too. She’s been a strong go-karter herself.”

Formula One F1 – Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – July 1, 2021 Haas’ Mick Schumacher during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS

The host Tom Clarkson was in disbelief, and Schumacher replied, “Yes, she was. She was only half a second slower than my dad in Kerpen! She was really quick!”

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How’s Mick doing this season?

Schumacher Jr entered the grid this season with a lot of hope, as he won the F2 championship the year before. However, things haven’t quite gone his way so far but he hopes to find his form and pick some much-needed points for Haas.

As of now, the rookie driver has been finishing outside the top-10; his best result so far was at Hungary, where he placed twelfth. Having a difficult start to the second half of the season at Spa where he placed sixteenth in the odd race at the Belgian Grand Prix. He hopes to come back stronger for the race at Zandvoort.

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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

The 22-year-old hopes to extract the most out of the Ferrari-powered car, and bring some crucial points for the Banbury-based team. With the upcoming race in just a few days in the Netherlands, Schumacher Jr aims to have a successful weekend.

What are your predictions for the rookie driver this season in Formula One? Let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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