SILVERSTONE — It After some time, Mick Schumacher finally scored the first point in Formula One's career, finishing eighth at the British Grand Prix on Sunday, putting increasing pressure on the son of seven-time world champion Michael. It was softened.
Following the slipstream of one of Formula One's greatest men of all time, the door was opened to the young Schumacher, but with the opportunity, Haas's drivers became increasingly difficult to respond to. There are very high expectations that it has become.
My father took two races to record his first point finish at Italian Lampuri in Benneton in 1991, but Mick finally succeeded in his 31st attempt. And was praised by other drivers. , Including world championship leader Max Verstappen.
"It's great to be able to score points with a double point finish in the sense that you made Aston Martin jump in the constructor. It's great and what we've been aiming for for a while. That's it. " Schumacher. "Now we are trying little by little to get some more points out of the other points."
Schumacher's first point is a whisper in the pit lane, 23-year-old Germany A person could be dropped after a crash and a poor finish, despite his pedigree.
After being pointless in last year's rookie season, Schumacher was trying to end the drought several times before the breakthrough in Silverstone on Sunday.
Point saw the card at the Miami Grand Prix in May and collided with mentor Sebastian Vetter four laps from the finish while challenging 9th place.
At the Canadian Grand Prix on June 19, Schumacher won his career best six, but when the car stopped in the middle of the race he couldn't turn it into a point finish.
In the UK, Schumacher took out a few cars to avoid the early piles of powerful performances and ran with Verstappen and wheel-to-wheel on the final lap, inspiring the seventh. I tried to steal my car. Dutch driver.
"There is a risk of getting more points (getting max)," Schumacher said. "We all have good relationships within the driver community and it's great to see everyone healthy after the start." (Report by Steve Keating, edited by Ken Ferris)