With Mick Schumacher, the tie in Components 1 appears to have been damaged: Spielberg, 23, was voted Driver of the Day, and the Haas driver collected his twelve factors in complete. In a sports activities interview, Schumacher sees his path confirmed.
SPortchau: Mick Schumacher, scored your first factors in Components 1 and was voted driver of the day after the race in Spielberg/Austria. Is it appropriate to say that you’re now stopping in F1?
Mike Schumacher: I assume so. I really feel good, I really feel steady and now I hope for an extended profession.
It is extra hectic than Components 2 and Components 3
What has modified for you? Additionally from the junior ranks of Components 3 and Components 2 to Components 1?
a battle. Right here the 20 finest drivers on the planet battle one another. I did not have that have final yr. This yr, then again, usually. I have been concerned in lots of duels and it is lots of enjoyable. Coping with all of the gears on the steering wheel is frequent in Components 1, so you may must continually change them when beginning an overtaking manoeuvre.
Methods to place your self, tips on how to really feel snug. It’s essential perceive all of the pitfalls of tips on how to cope with media. And the journey. We go sooner than F3 or F2, so you’ve gotten much less time to calm down. However I actually like this sport and I wish to keep within the automotive for a very long time.
“I do know what I am good at and what I can do”
Are you a greater runner than final yr?
I discover that yearly I develop into a greater candidate. As a result of I am getting extra expertise. Errors are a part of it and I’ve made errors. However mainly I am a greater racer.
The duels with Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton confirmed that the driving expertise are there. Was that not sufficiently understood or given too little consideration prior to now?
I understand how good I’m and what I can do, so I do not care what different individuals suppose or say. I do know I’ve labored my approach. Doubters will at all times be doubters, so for those who can show them mistaken, all the higher.
“Consider in your self!”
After the final profitable race, unfold some phrase to your workforce on the backside degree. Do you go along with doubters?
That was at Silverstone, for my engineer. Show your self mistaken and imagine in your self (Show them mistaken and imagine in your self, ed.). It was about the truth that we now have small jewellery. With motivational quotes in it. I simply felt like sporting one thing and it is good.
Driver of the day: “It is good to be acknowledged like that!”
Voted Spielberg’s driver of the day. And he stated that really it ought to have occurred one nation earlier. Why?
I have been speaking to the workforce about it and we thought it could be nice to have it at Silverstone. Recognition like that is nice when one thing catches the attention and other people prefer it.
What was totally different?
Effectively, at Silverstone we began at P19. And he grew to become tough to battle in opposition to Max. It was only a very robust race. In Austria there was at all times this sense that issues had been going effectively. No drawback, Silverstone was a more durable race.
The place ought to the street go this yr?
Notes will at all times be appropriate. And if it did make it to the highest of the Constructors’ Championship and the Drivers’ Championship. I loved racing. And that is an important factor, after that the factors come by themselves. Ultimately you need to go your personal approach.