Mick Schumacher couldn’t get a everlasting cabin for the 2023 season. Franz Tost now says in an interview that he wants the German to stick with Alfa Tauri.
Faenza – Mick Schumacher will spend the 2023 Formula 1 season solely as a reserve driver for Mercedes. Whether the German will take part in the competitors or not might be determined solely throughout the season. However, this was the solely method he was nonetheless a part of Formula 1. For a very long time, no different group appeared to need Schumacher in their cockpit. However, Franz Tost has now proven that he’s in no way opposed to signing Mick.
Name: Mick Schumacher
Date of start: March 22, 1999, Genolier (Switzerland)
Nationality is German
Team: Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 (reserve driver)
Franz Tost on Mick Schumacher: ‘He has what it takes to succeed in Formula 1’
Tost has been the group chief at Alpha Tauri since 2006 and is liable for driver recruitment. Now he has spoken about his curiosity in Mick Schumacher. “It was an issue for me personally. I want Mick was in the automotive. I’m positive Mick is proficient and has what it takes to achieve success in Formula 1,” he stated in an interview with RTL. However, he was unable to implement the thought, partly due to Mick’s earlier profession in motorsport.
Mick Schumacher couldn’t swap to Alpha Tauri for political causes
Mick Schumacher has been with the Scuderia for a few years and began at Ferrari’s driver academy, the racing group has supported him over the years. These “political causes” have been essential, as the transfer to a Red Bull subsidiary wanted Ferrari’s approval. However, this by no means occurred and it was solely at the finish of final 12 months that Ferrari and Schumacher determined to go their separate methods due to speedy impact – however there was not an empty cockpit in the Alfa Tauri.
All Formula 1 world champions by variety of wins
Toto Wolff straight supported the German and wished him in the group. At Mercedes, Schumacher has skilled drivers and engineers from whom he can be taught so much. There is even hypothesis that reserve driver Lewis Hamilton will change him as quickly as he retires. Until then, nonetheless, it stays to be seen how Mick can develop in a racing group in the future. (E)