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Haas confirms Schumacher exit after Abu Dhabi – EAST AUTO NEWS

Haas confirms Schumacher exit after Abu Dhabi


Haas F1 has confirmed that Mick Schumacher will depart the staff following this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, paving the way in which for Nico Hulkenberg to exchange him for 2023.

Schumacher has been at Haas since 2021, outperforming teammate Nikita Mazepin in tough equipment in his rookie 12 months earlier than the brand new laws this season allowed Haas to offer him a way more aggressive automobile. Nonetheless in his second season quite a few costly crashes introduced Schumacher’s future into query, and it has now been confirmed that the German will depart after this weekend’s season finale.

“I want to thank Mick Schumacher for his contribution to the staff over the previous couple of years,” Haas staff principal Guenther Steiner mentioned. “Mick’s pedigree within the junior classes was well-known and he has continued to develop and develop as a driver in his time with Haas F1 Group – culminating in his first Formulation 1 points-scoring successes earlier this season.

“Whereas selecting to go in separate instructions for the long run, the whole staff needs Mick properly for the following steps in his profession path and past.”

Schumacher has scored factors on two events for Haas, along with his first high 10 coming at Silverstone when he completed eighth behind an ailing Max Verstappen after an exhilarating ultimate lap battle, after which following that with sixth place in Austria on the following spherical. Nonetheless, there have been quite a few expensive crashes together with Saudi Arabia, Monaco and Japan.

The 23-year-old is known to be within the body for a 2023 reserve seat, with Mercedes open to signing the son of Michael Schumacher in a transfer that will return the identify to the staff that the seven-time world champion raced for from 2010-2012.

Haas confirms Schumacher exit after Abu Dhabi – EAST AUTO NEWS
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