Mercedes reserve driver Mick Schumacher has shed light on his debut Formula 1 season with Haas in the 2021 season, opening up on challenges he faced due to the team having an 'inferior' car on the grid.
Schumacher, who is carrying on the legacy of his legendary father Michael Schumacher, shared his thoughts on the struggles he encountered while driving for Haas.
Speaking to Sky Germany, he acknowledged a few notable moments of success, saying, "Well, we did have a couple of moments of success with a Q2, which wasn't really conceivable considering the circumstances, but we managed to pull it off.
"That was of course nice. The first was in Turkey, the second was at Paul Ricard."
However, Schumacher didn't mince words when describing the challenges posed by the Haas car in the 2021 season. He emphasised just how inferior the car was, especially when it came to the configuring of set-up options for different weekends.
"When you're driving a car that's simply so inferior...I mean, our highest downforce setup in Monaco had even less downforce than Ferrari's Monza setup at the time.
"So you can imagine, it had nothing to do with it."
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