Mick Schumacher will compete at Mercedes Stars and Cars event
Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher, was selected to compete at Mercedes Stars and Cars event on December 12 in Stuttgart. He will race alongside Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team’s Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, eight Mercedes’ DTM drivers and five more racing stars selected by fans.
The annual Mercedes Stars and Cars event every year celebrates the latest racing season of German automaker. As part of the event, which will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, 16 drivers will face off in identical cars around a stadium circuit, similar to the Race of Champions. Together with F1 and DTM drivers the remaining six drivers were selected by a fan vote. Mick Schumacher will be joined by former F1 drivers David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen and Jean Alesi, five-time DTM champion Bernd Schneider and F1 Safety Car driver Bernd Maylander.
16-year-old Mick Schumacher debuted in car racing this season, finishing the ADAC Formula 4 Championship in tenth position overall and third place in the rookie standings. He won one race and scored one more podium.