Former Mercedes CEO Nick Fry has revealed that Mick Schumacher was banned from the team's garage by his parents earlier in life.
Speaking about his relationship with the Schumacher family, Fry explained that seven-time world champion Michael and his wife Corinna kept their son out of the garage and, as much as they could, out of the limelight.
Fry has opened up on his personal relationship with the Schumachers and how protective they were over Mick who also competed in F1 with the Haas team in 2021 and 2022.
I think the family side of Michael provided my fondest memories of him, such as our sons playing together, he claimed in quotes from OLBG.
"I also fondly remember how Michael and Corinna protected their kids. It was always cute to see Mick, who was a teenager at the time, not being allowed into the garage, but he'd be behind it and looking across at his dad’s car.
"They protected him from the glare of publicity as much as they could. Mick would have been so proud of his dad, and it was lovely to see that relationship.
"That's why it's sad that Michael isn't able to help his son's career and see it develop in the same way the kids were for his."
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