Mick Schumacher, son of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher, has spoken about his new role as Mercedes reserve driver for the 2023 season. Despite Haas replacing F1 veteran Nico Hulkenberg, Schumacher is back on his feet with a new chance at one of the world's finest Formula 1 teams, describing what he saw as It is "very advanced".
In a recent interview, Schumacher spoke about his experiences with Lewis Hamilton and George Russell and how he's adjusting to his new role at Mercedes.
I'm still getting used to the level of preparation you see here and trying to absorb as much information as possible."
“Since I have been racing under this new rule, I have a good understanding of how to handle it. It has helped me in my role and I hope it will benefit the team.”
“It's great because the driving simulator is so advanced and I was looking forward to more. It's not enough just to be on the sidelines, I want to help out in any way I can. Of course it's not real and I would like to drive a W14.”
Discussing what he learned at Camp Brackley, Driver immediately praised the pilots he works with:
“This is an exciting time for me because I get to see and work with two great racers, which isn't always possible.
“I've learned a lot about what's important in the upcoming race weekends; I feel like I already have a lot of knowledge to add to my skill set.
“As a rider, you don't usually hear what's going on between all the engineers while you're on the track, so it was very interesting to hear from him during the sessions. I was very impressed with the start of the season in Bahrain. I wasn't expecting so many exchanges to happen.”