Schumacher race number revealed and why he chose it
Mick Schumacher has confirmed he will race with the number 47 after the German was announced as a Haas driver for the 2021 Formula season.
The 21-year-old, who has signed a multi-year contract with the team, has revealed the number holds special significance to him.
Explaining his selection, Schumacher said: “Basically, it’s a bit of a funny mix of things but I think one, and primarily, it’s because four and seven are two of the numbers that I really like.
"Obviously, I had four when I was F3 champion and the seven because the number seven is very close to me as well."
With both claimed, four by Lando Norris and seven by Kimi Raikkonen, the German added: “As both of them were taken, I think 47 was the best choice and then, at the end as well which underlined it, was the fact that if you calculated all the birthdays of our family together, it would equal 47.
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