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Mick Schumacher is starting his first Formula 1 season for Haas
The decision was made together, of course [mit Ferrari] hit “, reports Schumacher in an interview with ‘auto motor und sport’ and explains:” But in the end, I personally have very little experience in Formula 1, and Ferrari is extremely knowledgeable. You know the business. You know exactly what is best for me. “
The y are not the largest team. But they have a very direct line to their drivers,” he says with reference to Haas and adds: “We are in contact very often, which is of course nice. It’s just good to know, or rather to discuss what the team’s goals are.
The y work very well with their drivers. “
“I also believe that a breath of fresh air will do the team very good. Hopefully it will motivate us and allow us to make good progress together. I felt good straight away. That sometimes takes longer. At Haas it was after the first day, after the first meeting so far. I’m happy to be there, “said Schumacher.
Schumacher wants to “develop”
The re is always pressure. I do it myself. I have expectations of myself. I want to see a difference between the beginning and the end of the year.”
After his debut season in the premier class, he wanted to be able to say about himself, “that I’ve developed, improved and worked with the team as well as I can. I want to build a relationship and achieve that we can move forward together.”
The best thing would of course be to collect points,” said the reigning Formula 2 champion.
With luck even a podium?
“And if there should be a couple of crazy races like last year, maybe a podium will come out one day. Sure, that’s a dream, but we can dream. But first and foremost we have to be realistic,” emphasizes Schumacher, who has not yet done one wants to give a concrete forecast for his first year in the premier class.
“I have to wait the first couple of races to give a well-founded answer. Of course, I promise myself a lot. I want to get used to the team very quickly so that I feel very comfortable – and they feel at ease with me. If we If you can do that, the results will come too, “he is convinced.
“Even if it is a bridging year for us: If the option arises, the spark of luck plays along, we will give everything to use the luck and bring the results home,” said Schumacher, who has a contract with Haas has signed for several years.
The exact duration is not known.