Kevin Magnussen to Schumacher: It doesn’t work without him / Formula 1

Denmark’s Kevin Magnussen (29) talks about Mick Schumacher’s qualities, what he thinks of his Haas companion, Daniel Ricciardo, and what affect he actually has when it comes to driver points.


Haas workforce boss Günther Steiner made it clear that no choice might be made anytime quickly on who will drive the second American race automotive alongside Kevin Magnussen in 2023. Of course, Haas driver Kevin Magnussen was additionally requested at Zandvoort how he rated the query from the Haas driver.

The 29-year-old Dane, who’s presently ranked eleventh within the World Cup, says: “I’ve no position on this decision-making course of. Of course, I might be thinking about who might be subsequent to me subsequent season. I simply hope to be an excellent pilot.”

133-time GP participant Mick confirms that he thinks extremely of Schumacher: “I’ve stated many instances, you possibly can’t win championships in Formula 3 and Formula 2 for those who’re not proficient. without it. Of course, you additionally want to be on the proper workforce in these classes. But the vehicles are the identical and for those who win you have to be the very best driver. Mick did.”

“Mick is a great man,” Magnussen stated within the spring. And the workforce listens to each drivers. I strive to be open with Mick. I do not suppose I’ve something to conceal. This is how I really feel about my fixed companion in Formula 1 for the primary time. If I will help him, it helps the race workforce and in flip helps me.”

“Mick may be very inquisitive, he asks plenty of questions. Such open communication between teammates is uncommon in Formula 1. Some drivers are too proud to ask, others are reluctant to share info, and others are afraid of displaying weak spot. Mick doesn’t care about any of that.”

“Mick may be very good, well mannered and preferred by everybody within the workforce. He is open minded and has an excellent opinion about vehicles. He by no means appears to be like for excuses, he’s very sincere, errors are instantly revealed to himself and the workforce. His perspective is excellent and his expertise is apparent.”

“It cannot be straightforward with this final title. I imply, his dad is the best Formula 1 driver of all time. Some would confidently say that Mick is simply right here as a result of his title is Schumacher. But this isn’t true. It’s made from the proper stuff.”

Regarding Daniel Ricciardo’s potential companion for 2023, Kevin Magnussen says: “I am unable to say whether or not he’ll lead the workforce as a result of I’ve by no means ridden with him. How good is Daniel actually? It’s exhausting to say. After all, it is not my job to take into consideration such issues.”

2nd follow, Circuit Zandvoort

01. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, 1:12.345 min
02. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, 1:12.349
03. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, 1:12.417
04. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, 1:12.448
05. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, 1:12.655
06. Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, 1:12.746
07. Fernando Alonso (ES), Alpine, 1:12.848
08. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:13.042
09. Esteban Ocon (W), Alpine, 1:13.305
10. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia), McLaren, 1:13.362
11. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, 1:13.419
12. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, 1:13.493
13. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, 1:13.604
14. Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, 1:13.611
15. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, 1:13.624
16. Pierre Gasly (F), AlfaTauri, 1:13.666
17. Alexander Albon (T), Williams, 1:13.837
18. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, 1:14.167
19. Kevin Magnussen (PC), Haas, 1:14.282
20. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, 1:14.797

1st experiment, Zandvoort

01. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, 1:12.455 min
02. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, 1:12.695
03. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, 1:12.845
04. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, 1:12.929
05. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia), McLaren, 1:13.077
06. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, 1:13.127
07. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, 1:13.416
08 Fernando Alonso (ES), Alpine, 1:13.633
09. Esteban Ocon (W), Alpine, 1:13.963
10. Alex Albon (T), Williams, 1:14.063
11. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, 1:14.163
12. Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, 1:14.257
13. Kevin Magnussen (PC), Haas, 1:14.405
14. Pierre Gasly (F), AlfaTauri, 1:14.474
15. Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, 1:14.500
16. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, 1:14.534
17. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, 1:14.630
18. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, 1:14.695
19. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:14.714
20. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, 1:15.122


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