Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Formula One
1-min read

Michael Schumacher's Ferrari a Perfect Fit for Son Mick

Mick Schumacher drove around in F2004 car which carried his father, Michael Schumacher, to 13 wins from 18 races and his seventh and last title.

Reuters

Updated:July 28, 2019, 2:51 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Michael Schumacher's Ferrari a Perfect Fit for Son Mick
Mick Schumacher drove around in his father's car (Photo Credit: Reuters)
Loading...

Hockenheim: Mick Schumacher stepped into his father Michael's 2004 Formula One championship-winning Ferrari at the German Grand Prix on Saturday and found it a perfect fit.

The 20-year-old, who races in Formula Two, did a demonstration run at Hockenheim in the F2004 car which carried his father to 13 wins from 18 races and his seventh and last title.

Schumacher senior won four times at the German track, boosting the popularity of the sport to new heights in his homeland.

"It was amazing to be able to drive the car around here especially knowing it was my dad's seat and everything and it fit perfectly," said the youngster, who also drove his father's 1994 Benetton around Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps track in 2017.

"To be able to drive the V10 (engine) and feel how that one behaved and sounded was obviously something very special," added Schumacher, wearing a helmet painted in both his father's 2004 colours and his own.

Schumacher, who is a member of the Ferrari young driver academy and has tested the latest car, graduated to Formula Two this year after winning the European Formula Three title.

Currently 15th in the overall standings, he has had a mixed season with a fourth-place finish last month in Austria his best result so far.

"I think Mick is showing a real good performance," said Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost, who worked with Mick's uncle Ralf Schumacher at Williams.

"He showed some very good races, in some other races he was involved in incidents, but it is a learning year. I'm convinced that he will make his way into Formula One."

Michael Schumacher has not been seen in public since he suffered head injuries in a skiing accident in 2013.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results