“That Was Just Too Much”: Mick Schumacher Being “Bullied” by…
Mick Schumacher’s two years in F1 were a rollercoaster of emotions for the young German. From the highs of earning a seat at Haas and outshining his teammate in his first year to being unceremoniously fired the very next year, Schumacher had to endure a lot. According to his uncle, however, the story would be very different if his father, the great Michael Schumacher was around.
Mick’s uncle Ralf Schumacher has never held back when criticizing Haas and Guenther Steiner for the way they treated his nephew. In an interview with F1 insider recently, the former Williams driver spoke about how the entire outfit put way too much pressure on Mick.
Guenther Steiner on his comments about Mick Schumacher in the latest season of Drive to Survive:
“I didn’t watch it, but I made the comments so I remember some of the things I say. Obviously Drive to Survive shows the worst and the most tricky moments. So obviously that’s what…
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Schumacher spoke about Steiner’s experience in the sport and highlighted his disappointment at the fact that someone of his stature would harshly treat his own driver. He acknowledges the fact that drivers have to be put under pressure, but in Mick’s case, he feels that they crossed the line.
“I also believe,” said Ralf Schumacher. “And this bothers me the most. That if my brother had been there, Steiner would often have behaved differently. I just think Michael’s presence would have been enough.”