Mick Schumacher was number 1 at Haas last season when the German had Nikita Mazepin as his teammate. Since Kevin Magnussen’s comeback, however, Schumacher has not been able to compete against the experienced Dane.
Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone recently hinted that Red Bull could prove to be good for the 23-year-old.
Mick is yet to score a point in the 2022 season after coming close on occasion and Ecclestone feel the youngster could deliver week in and week out with a good team behind him.
The 91-year-old has no doubts about Schumacher’s abilities and firmly believes the German has all the tools in his arsenal to achieve greatness in the sport.
Mick has been very unlucky this season for various reasons and most recently at the Canadian Grand Prix he was comfortably running in 8th place until his car gave way to trackside conditions in Montreal. Such things have not yet brought him to collect his first points in the premier class of motorsport.
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Bernie Ecclestone on how positive Red Bull would be for Mick Schumacher
Red Bull is a team that is “cutthroat” when it comes to changing their driver in second place on the team. Pierre Gasly and Alex Albon know very well how much pressure a seat at Red Bull brings.
However, Ecclestone believes that being the son of Michael Schumacher, Mick would be able to cope and do well if allowed to drive a Red Bull.
While stressing Mick to Red Bull, Ecclestone said: “They care about the drivers and try to find the best settings for their drivers, You can also see how good the second driver in his team is. They are very good and make sure the car suits the driver.”
At the moment Sergio Perez has comfortably grabbed the second seat in the team after signing an extension until 2024 and if the seat becomes vacant again believe Mick Schumacher has a shot at a seat in the prestigious Red Bull team would have .
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