If you happen to have been close to Silverstone right this moment, you could have heard the sound of a V8 engine thundering around the Northamptonshire circuit’s sweeping turns as Mick Schumacher took his father Michael’s first F1 automobile – the Jordan 191 – for a spin…
The German, who made his F1 debut this 12 months with Haas 30 years after Michael obtained his shot with Eddie Jordan’s staff in 1991, accomplished a collection of laps in a brief run as a part of a Sky Sports activities characteristic for the broadcaster’s Belgian Grand Prix protection, as you’ll be able to see within the gallery above.
It got here simply days after the British Grand Prix, the place Mick completed 18th, and forward of the subsequent race in Hungary, the final occasion earlier than F1’s conventional summer season break.
This isn’t the primary time Mick has pushed one in every of his father’s vehicles. In 2017, he took the seven-time world champion’s first title-winning automobile – the Benetton B194 – for a spin at Spa.
And as a part of Ferrari’s a thousandth Grand Prix celebrations ultimately 12 months’s Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello, Mick drove his Michael’s remaining title-winning automobile – the F2004 – across the monitor earlier than the beginning of the race, a 12 months after he demoed it at Hockenheim.
MUST SEE: Mick Schumacher drives father Michael’s Ferrari F2004 at Mugello