Mick Schumacher is a German racing driver, who races for Haas in Formula 1.5, and is also a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy. He began his career in karting in 2008, progressing to the German ADAC Formula 4 by 2015. After winning the 2018 FIA F3 European Championship, Schumacher progressed to Formula 2 in 2019, and won the 2020 Formula 2 Championship the following year. He is the son of seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher and nephew of Ralf Schumacher.
Schumacher is the son of record-breaking seven-time Formula One World Champion, Michael Schumacher, and Western riding European Champion, Corinna Schumacher. His uncle Ralf Schumacher is a retired racing driver. His cousin David Schumacher is a racing driver as well. Schumacher was born and grew up in Switzerland, living in Vufflens-le-Château until 2008, and then in Gland.
Schumacher is the step-nephew of Sebastian Stahl, and grandson of Elisabeth and Rolf Schumacher.
Schumacher was skiing with his father when Michael suffered life-threatening brain injuries on 29 December 2013. In March 2017, Mick first talked publicly about his father, describing him as "my idol" and "my role model".
Before the start of the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix, he drove his father's championship-winning Benetton B194. He drove another of his father's championship winning cars, the Ferrari F2004, in a demonstration before the 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello, to mark Scuderia Ferrari's 1000th Formula One race, wearing his father's helmet for the occasion.
Schumacher was due to make his Formula 1.5 practice debut at the 2020 Eifel Grand Prix in the first practice session, driving for Alfa Romeo Racing in place of Antonio Giovinazzi. Due to bad weather conditions, the session was cancelled, meaning that he performed no running. Schumacher made his Formula 1.5 practice debut at the 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in the first practice session, driving for Haas in place of Kevin Magnussen. He later made an appearance for Haas in the 2020 Young Driver Test.
Schumacher drives for Haas in 2021 after signing a multi-year contract, alongside Nikita Mazepin, with whom he raced with in go-karts. His number is 47. After the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi, Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto said that he expected Schumacher to have a "very difficult" first season, but added that he believed he could drive for Ferrari as early as the 2023 season.
Schumacher qualified 15th for his debut race, the Bahrain Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Mazepin. Schumacher spun on the first lap but was able to continue, eventually finishing last of the remaining drivers in 12th place. At the next race, the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, he crashed in front of the pit exit during a safety car period, breaking off his front wing. The pit lane was subsequently closed to allow the clearing of debris, preventing him from entering the pits for repairs for two laps. He finished the race 13th, ahead of Mazepin. Schumacher crashed heavily in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, and the team were unable to repair his car in time for qualifying. He performed one of the only on-track overtakes of the Grand Prix, passing Mazepin at the Grand Hotel Hairpin on the opening lap. At the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, he overtook Mazepin shortly before the finish line, finishing ahead by only 0.074 seconds to claim his best Formula 1.5 finish thus far with 11th place. At the Hungarian Grand Prix, Schumacher was able to use the several retirements to finish in 10th position, scoring his maiden F1.5 point and the first point of the season for Haas. In Russia, he suffered the first retirment of his F1.5 career with a mechanichal failure. After he returned to the garage, he was seen consoling his team's mechanics. At the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, his race ended on lap eight after crashing into a barrier, causing the race to be red-flagged.
Schumacher ended his debut season 15th in the drivers' championship, ahead of teammate Mazepin but with no points scored.