Schumacher junior to make his F1 test debut
Twenty-year-old Mick gears up to follow in his famous father’s footsteps
Michael Schumacher’s son Mick is set to make his Formula One debut behind the wheel of a Ferrari test in Bahrain next month. Auto Bild reported on Sunday that Schumacher, the 20-year-old son of seven-time world champion Michael, could appear at a young drivers’ test in April. Teams will be obliged to trial young drivers for two days at the mid-season test in Bahrain on April 2 and 3. On Monday, autosport.com reported that Schumacher will test the Ferrari SF90 on Tuesday April 2, before taking the wheel for Alfa Romeo the following day. The Alfa Romeo team have close links to Ferrari, who signed Schumacher junior as an academy driver in January. Mick Schumacher was crowned European champion at Formula Three level with Prema in 2018, and will make the step up to Formula Two this season. Michael Schumacher, 50, has not been seen in public since he suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident in France in 2013. The German won five of his titles with Ferrari, the sport’s most glam...