Drivers at a Glance | Mick Schumacher

Mick Schumacher is a twenty-one year old German racing driver from Switzerland who currently competes with Prema in the FIA Formula 2 where he currently sits at the top of the championship with two race weekends to go.

Schumacher began his karting career in 2008 before winning his first championship in 2010 at the Bambini Kerpener Kartchallenge with Tony Kart. His karting career continued to blossom as he went on to take third in 2011 at the KF3 Euro Wintercup, 2012 KF3 DMV Kart Championship and the 2012 KF3 Euro Wintercup. His streak of third places continued in to 2013 where he took the podium in the German Junior Kart Championship and the KFJ CIK-FIA International Super Cup. The third place streak was then broken in 2014 as he finished second in two championships; the CIK-FIA World KF-Junior Championship and the Deutsche Junior Kart Meisterschaft.

He graduated the following year to single seaters where he debuted with Van Amersfoort Racing in the 2015 ADAC Formula 4 Championship. Schumacher took a single win and a further podium to finish 10th. Between 2015 and 2016, he also competed in the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 where he finished 10th with two podiums. The German driver returned to ADAC Formula 4 with Prema for the 2016 season where he took five wins and a further seven podiums to finish as runner up in the standings. He also joined the team for the Italian Formula 4 Championship that same year where he took a further five wins and five podiums to finish runner up for a second time. He returned to MRF Challenge Formula 2000 between 2016 and 2017 where he took four wins and a further five podiums to place himself third.

2017 was the year that Schumacher graduated to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. He stuck with Prema for the season and took one podium to finish twelfth. Schumacher also debuted at the Macau Grand Prix with Prema where he finished 16th. He returned to Formula 3 for a second year in 2018 with Prema once again where he took eight wins and a further six podiums to win the championship. That same year, Schumacher returned to Macau where he finished fifth.

The German graduated to Formula 2 in 2019 where he returned with Prema to continue their dynamic. He took one win in his rookie season and finished twelfth. This year, he returned with the team for a second season where he’s taken two wins and eight podiums to take 191 points and a provisional championship title. With two race weekends in Bahrain, four races, Schumacher has a battle to fight still to hold on to this title. Can you see Mick as your 2020 FIA Formula 2 Champion?

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