If you are a kid with ambitions as a driver and surname, do it Schumacher it is very likely that, when you grow up, you will race in a car and almost certainly in Formula 1. Michael entered the Circus in 1991, Ralf followed in the footsteps of his older brother six years later and in 2021, exactly thirty years after his father’s debut, it was the turn of Mick, which is facing its first year since rookie with the Haas. Another young Schumi, now, begins to dream of Formula 1: it is David Schumacher, Ralf’s 19-year-old son and Mick’s first cousin.
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Fresh from his first victory in Formula 3 in the Austrian Grand Prix, David confessed to the German newspaper RTL.de than success at the Red Bull Ring “It has definitely changed something in me”. A victory in a high-level category such as Formula 3 “Do not forget”, said Schumacher, who admitted feeling “much better” because with the first place trophy in his hands “The pressure I felt before has certainly decreased”. It is no mystery that Ralf Schumacher and son David feed higher ambitions than Formula 3, however, a useful and necessary gym to gain experience in view of a promotion to Formula 2 and a future arrival in the top flight, where cousin Mick runs from this year.
“I think that [la Formula 3] both a Championship in which the drivers are very aggressive. A lot of riders take huge risks in the race even when it’s useless “, concluded Schumacher, who questioned how much, on a scale of 1 to 10, interests arrive in Formula 1, answered without thinking twice 100. “It has always been my dream and always will be. I’ll give my all to make it happen and I hope to succeed “, concluded the young driver of the Trident team.