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Mick Schumacher to test with Ferrari and Alfa Romeo

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The second test takes place after the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona. One solution could be to turn to Ferrari's new development drivers, Brendon Hartley and Pascal Wehrlein. After 30 races, Schumacher recorded eight wins and finished on the podium 14 times. A step up to Formula 3 took place in 2017 when he joined the Prema team and despite a 12th placed finish in his first season, he showed off his driving prowess by claiming the championship in 2018. But for the moment, I am consciously putting all thoughts of the test to one side, because I am also very much looking forward to competing in my first F2 race and would like to focus a hundred percent on the weekend to come.

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F1 2019: Mick Schumacher debut, Alfa Romeo, Bahrain, Ferrari

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Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says the opportunity for both drivers to spend time in F1 machinery is part of their ongoing development, singling out one of his current race drivers as an example of how it can soon lead to a full-time drive. This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. There were rumors since the beginning of the year; now it is clear. The Schumacher name has moved a step closer to making a stunning return to Formula 1 racing with news that Mick, son of seven-time champion Michael, will turn the wheel of a modern-day F1 car for the first time when he drives for Ferrari and Alfa Romeo in next week's post-race Bahrain test… Schumacher Jnr is making a rapid rise up the motorsport ladder, winning eight races and 14 podiums on his way to the European F3 title last year, before signing a deal to drive for Prema Racing in F2 — the feeder series to F1 — for this season. Did Mick Schumacher incidentally reveal that Ferrari engines have broken through the magic limit of 1000 hp? London: Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time world champion Michael, will test with Ferrari and Alfa Romeo in Bahrain next week, the Formula One F1 teams announced on Tuesday.

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No Alfa Romeo tests for Mick Schumacher in 2020

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And again, the combination Schumacher-Alfa Sauber connects him with his father and is a historic moment. Ferrari does not have a formal back-up plan but it has long been understood that its former development driver would be called up from Alfa if either Sebastian Vettel or Charles Leclerc were unavailable. Alfa Romeo Racing is looking forward to welcoming Mick at the Bahrain International Circuit and accompanying him on his exciting journey to the pinnacle of motorsport. Schumacher is racing in Formula 2 this season with Prema. Both have joined the Maranello team's simulator programme for this year, and have relevant recent experience thanks to their F1 campaigns with Toro Rosso Hartley, in 2018 and Sauber Wehrlein in '17 respectively. Please see our for further information.

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Mick Schumacher and Callum Ilott to complete the 2019 rookie test days for Alfa Romeo Racing

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Sergio Perez was only six hundredths of a second slower for Racing Point, who also struggled in last weekend's race. He finished 11th, splitting the two Haas drivers - Romain Grosjean and Pietro Fittipaldi. Collaborating with two such promising drivers is great news for our team, and we look forward to working together. The son of seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher, Mick, could make his F1 test debut as soon as April, the team principal of Alfa Romeo has confirmed. Thanks to his European Championship title in Formula 3, Schumi Jr. We are therefore very pleased to be able to give Mick and Callum the opportunity to experience driving a Formula 1 car. That means he will either not be available at some grand prix weekends, or may not be free at short notice.

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Mick Schumacher to test for Ferrari and Alfa Romeo

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Schumacher, the son of seven-time F1 world champion Michael, has joined the Ferrari Driver Academy after clinching the European Formula 3 title last year. Just a few days ago, Alfa confirmed that Mick was eligible for testing. Meanwhile, Alfa Romeo also confirmed British F2 driver and Ferrari Academy member Callum Ilott will complete a day of testing for the team during the second in-season test, which takes place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya after the Spanish Grand Prix. Teams have to use two of the four in-season test days to give track time to rookie drivers, defined as any driver to start no more than two grands prix. Dan Ticktum made his F1 Testing debut for Red Bull Fernando Alonso was back in action, too, with the two-time world champion once again completing a Pirelli tyre test for McLaren. Be sure I will make everything to extract whatever helps me achieve my dream, racing in Formula 1. But for the moment, I am consciously putting all thoughts of the test to one side, because I am also very much looking forward to competing in my first F2 race and would like to focus a hundred percent on the weekend to come.

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Formula 1

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It has good and bad sides. It has been very nice working with the team at Alfa Romeo Racing, gaining confidence with the car and improving steadily. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form without prior authorization. But all eyes were once again on Schumacher on Wednesday, with the German taking on his second day of F1 Testing. There are several names on the list. And even if it can be a bit difficult at times, it is just as it is. The German, who makes his Formula Two debut in Bahrain this weekend with the Prema team, will test Ferrari's F90 car at the Sakhir circuit on April 2 after the Grand Prix there.

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No Alfa Romeo tests for Mick Schumacher in 2020!

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That makes a total of 126 over the two days, 682 kilometres, equivalent to over two Grands Prix distances. Schumacher's father, who has not been seen in public since suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident in 2013, won five of his record seven Formula One titles with the Italian team between 2000-04 and holds the record of 91 wins. However, just the next day, the son of record world champion Michael Schumacher sits in another F1 car — this time the. In 2021 some experience from drivers will be important because it's a completely new type of car. Mick Schumacher im Alfa Romeo nur knapp hinter Vettel im Ferrari Mick Schumacher im Alfa Romeo nur knapp hinter Vettel im Ferrari Image: Mick Schumacher dreht seine Testrunden im Alfa Romeo. If we lack respect, it will be dangerous with over 1,000 hp.

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Mick Schumacher Ferrari and Alfa Romeo Test in Bahrain

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Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur says that Mick Schumacher will not be given any tests for the F1 team in 2020 as he is set to have full focus on his F2 season. The British rookie also went past the 100-lap mark in the W10. The situation is less clear over Alfa's reserve options, given its official third driver Ericsson has penned a full-time IndyCar deal with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for this season. Apart from Sainz, who split his day with McLaren and Pirelli tests, Williams' Nicholas Latifi propped up the timesheets with the team facing a three-second deficit to the leaders - similar to their early F1 2019 form. Please note that unauthorised reproduction or translation of any content including words, data, information, photos, videos and any other intellectual property published on this page and any other copyrighted content published on Autosport. Best of all, he collects his own experience. Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto said the team's current driver Charles Leclerc was proof of the worth of the academy as a high level training programme for talented youngsters.

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