He might have taken a few seasons to assert himself in the minor leagues, but when he did Mick Schumacher shone brightly to claim the 2018 FIA Formula 3 Championship with a dominant performance during the latter half of the season and signalling his arrival to the world.
Following in the footsteps of his legendary father, Michael Schumacher, into Formula 1 is starting to look increasingly likely for the 19-year-old German. From the sidelines, it is striking how much the kid resembles his father, his gestures and mannerisms, even his English conjures up memories of the sport’s most successful driver.
this spast season, eight wins in twelve races between the rounds at Spa-Francorchamps and Red Bull Ring cemented Schumacher junior’s claim to the title. His success and emergence as a true talent to watch for the future has Ferrari ready to roll out the red carpet, Mercedes salivating and Red Bull claiming disinterest.
Whatever the case, the son of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is a hot property for the future, and by all accounts he is a polite kid with no airs and graces about him, likable and down to earth.
This year he emerged, got noted and ticked all the boxes. If he can keep the momentum going in Formula 2 next year, then Schumi III in Formula 1 will undoubtedly happen. Watch this space…