The next step in the footsteps of the father: for Around 14 years, according to Michael Schumacher’s last world Cup Triumph in Red is his son part of the Ferrari universe. Mick Schumacher at the talent factory of the Scuderia, the most successful of all formula 1 racing teams confirmed on Saturday. Starting next week, the 19-Year-old will participate “in the activities for the pre-season,” the Ferrari Driver Academy. “It is obvious,” said Schumacher, “that Ferrari has been since my birth a big place in my heart and in the hearts of our family. I am therefore also on a personal level about this step.“

The Name Schumacher is synonymous with the erstwhile dominance of the Jumping horse in formula 1. Record world champion Schumacher had between 2000 and 2004 won five of his seven world titles for the Red, still the only Champion of the Post-Schumacher Era, the Finn Kimi’s Raikkonen with his title in 2007.

now That Schumacher’s son gets his place in Maranello, Motorsport-romantics rejoice, but all Involved are keen to stress the professional aspect of this cooperation. “This is a step in the right direction, and I can only benefit from the immense Know-how, which is bundled,” said Mick Schumacher: “I’m going to do everything to my dream of formula 1 to realize.”