Formula 2: Schumacher playful podium finish at the season opener

Mick Schumacher has lost the second podium of his formula 2 career. In the battle for victory at the start of the season in Spielberg/Austria, the son of the fo

Formula 2: Schumacher playful podium finish at the season opener

Mick Schumacher has lost the second podium of his formula 2 career. In the battle for victory at the start of the season in Spielberg/Austria, the son of the formula 1-record world champion Michael Schumacher lost in the 32. of the 40 rounds of the Prema cars and missed ranks in Eleventh place just the points.

The victory in the main race on the Red Bull Ring, fell to the British Callum Ilott (Uni-Virtuosi Racing), the 21-Year-old long Paroli had commanded.

Schumacher, who started from fifth place, after the pit stops the top group first, on the way to Victory. He had to let the Chinese Pole-Setter Guanyu Zhou (Uni-Virtuosi Racing) and Ilott in the slipstream duels on the mountain-and valley-train in Styria, however.

In the closing stages, Schumacher benefited first of all by technical problems on the car of Zhou. He risked in a duel with Ilott much, and paid his slip into the gravel bed with the fall to 13th place.

In the sprint race on Sunday (11.10) has Schumacher the next Chance for a top placement. However, he needs to lie down, starting from position eleven is a race to catch up.

Schumacher has always stated the goal in the formula 1 ascend. According to the overall ranking of twelve in his debut season in the formula 3 European champion by 2018 and is aiming for more consistency. 2019 Schumacher won the sprint race in Hungary, but it was his only Top-3 result.

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Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 17:26

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