translated from Spanish: Mick Schumacher follows in his father’s footsteps and will make the leap to Formula One

The surname Schumacher will resonate again in Formula One. In 2021, Mick Schumacher, the son of legendary German driver seven-time world champion, will compete in the top flight of motorsport as part of the Hass team.Following the announcement of the news, the 21-year-old, who currently leads the Formula 2 leaderboard, said: «I always thought this dream would come true! Running for the Haas F1 Team next year is an amazing feeling and I couldn’t be happier.»
In addition, in a statement issued by the American team, Mick thanked his parents for their love and support. «I know I owe you everything. I’ve always thought I’d realize my Formula One dream,» he said. For his part, Guenther Steiner, director of the Haas F1 Team, highlighted that the «Formula One Championship has long served as a testing field for talent to show off its credentials and this year’s field has undoubtedly been one of the most competitive of recent seasons. Mick has won races, amassed podiums and stood out against some pretty exceptional talents in 2020.»
He concluded: «I firmly believe that you have earned the opportunity to graduate from Formula One based on your performances. We have an opportunity ahead of us, as a team, to evaluate and nurture a new driver given our familiarity with our 2021 racing package.»

Original source in Spanish

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