"You have no problem compared to my father"
Cologne In a new documentary, Formula 3 European champion Mick Schumacher talks about the comparisons with his father Michael. The movie can be seen on Saturday.
European Formula One champion Mick Schumacher (19) has no problem compared to my father, because my father is the best, so he is my model, "says world recycling son Michael Schumacher in a RTL documentary on Saturday (13 hours) before qualifying Formula One in Abu Dhabi. "Even other world champions compare to my father," Schumacher said.
In the documentary, Schumacher junior also remembers his beginnings in motorsport, when his father put him in a kart. In Kerpen they started again and again on the kart track, "even if they are closed," Schumacher said. And at one point his father then asked all the questions, "Do you want to do this professionally now?"
This season, Schumacher won his first major title due to his performance in the second half of the season with the triumph of the European Championship in Formula 3. He is likely to move to Formula 2 in 2019.
In addition, RTL has accompanied in the documentary "Schumacher: The Next Generation" and Mick's cousin, David Schumacher (17), son of former driver Ralf Schumacher and "Rookie of the Year" in Formula 4 and Maximilian Günther. 21 years old was the only German in Formula 2 this year and now moves to Formula E.