Mick Schumacher has finally regained his form in Formula 2 following a period of weakness in recent weeks. At Silverstone, the 20-year-old (Prema) advanced to sixth in the sprint race on Sunday after a strong showing from grid position eleven, securing four points. The son of Formula 1 world record champion Michael Schumacher is now 26th with 14 points in the overall standings.
“I am very happy that we were able to keep sixth,” said Schumacher after struggling with dismantling tires in the final laps. “I think we can be happy with the weekend.” Overall, the pace is “definitely there “He said and announced to” focus on qualifying in the coming weeks “.
Local hero Jack Aitken (Campos Racing) took victory on Sunday in Silverstone, with Dutchman Nyck de Vries (ART Grand Prix) ahead in the overall standings.
Schumacher scored points in the United Kingdom for two consecutive race weekends, having previously had disappointing results in Spain, Monaco and France. 20 years after his father had broken his leg at the same place in an accident, Schumacher finally reported back. Schumacher had last in Austria after a catching up with fourth brought his best result of the season in the substructure of Formula 1.
He also had the main race on Saturday, which won the Italian Luca Ghiotto (Uni Virtuosi), something forgotten. As eleventh, he missed the points after a weak start. Immediately in the third corner Schumacher had collided with Nikita Mazepin and meanwhile dropped back to 15th place.
Meanwhile, Schumacher's team-mate Sean Gelael caused a scandal. The Indonesian did not start on Saturday “for personal reasons”. The Indonesian had previously received a penalty for an incident in training.
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