Mick Schumacher is a young German racing driver and a son of the seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher. Mick is following a path of his famous father, winning his first championship title in the FIA European Formula 3 Championship in 2018.
Triple karting vice-champion in 2014
Born in March 1999, Mick started his racing career at the age nine in karting competitions. To avoid too much media attention, he raced under the pseudonym Mick Betsch, using mother's family name.
Mick Junior reached a peaking karting in 2014, finishing as a vice-champion in three major competitions – German championship, European championship and World championship.
Mick Schumacher in 2015
2015 - rookie season in the German F4 Championship
In 2015, Mich Schumacher was ready to make a step to formula racing, joining Van Amersfoort Racing in the German (ADAC) F4 Championship. At the wheel of the #25 Tatuus-Abarth, Schumacher scored his maiden F4 win in the third race of the season-opening round at Oschersleben.
Later in the season, he recorded one more overall podium at the same track and finished tenth in the general classification, the third among rookies.
Mick scored many wins in 2016
2016 - vice-champion in the German and Italian Formula 4
Between seasons 2015 and 2016, Mick participated in one round of the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 in India, then joining Prema Powerteam for the 2016 ADAC F4 Championship season but also for the Italian Formula 4.
At the wheel of the #29 car, Schumacher scored five wins in the German F4 Championship to finish second in the points behind Joey Mawson. In the Italian championship, he was a race winner five times in the #5 car, losing a title to Marcos Siebert.
Between seasons 2016 and 2017, he competed in the entire MRF Challenge Formula 2000, scoring four wins to finish third in the points.
Mick Schumacher is racing with Prema since 2016
One podium in the rookie F3 season, champion in 2018
In 2017, Schumacher stayed with Prema Powerteam, progressing to the FIA European Formula 3 Championship. He was driving the #25 Dallara-Mercedes, being the best rookie in one race of the season-opening round at Silverstone.
In the overall results, he was on a podium once, finishing third at Monza. At the end of the season, Mick was 12th in the general classification and third among rookies. Prema Powerteam took the Teams' championship.
In 2018, Mick Schumacher stayed with Prema Theodore racing in the European Formula 3. In the first part of the season, he was shy with just one victory in fifteen races. Then, he collected seven victories in next fifteen races, taking the championship title with a big gap ahead of nearest rival.
Mick Schumacher - 2018 Formula3 European champion
Progressing to Formula 2 Championship in 2019
The natural next step in Mick's career was a move to the FIA Formula 2 Championship. He will compete in the premier junior single-seater series in 2019, continuing a cooperation with Prema Racing.