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Schumacher Jnr signs for Ferrari’s driver academy

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By ITN News Editor January 20, 2019 13:43

Schumacher Jnr signs for Ferrari’s driver academy

Ferrari’s Driver Academy has signed 2018 Formula 3 European Champion Mick Schumacher, the son of former Ferrari great Michael Schumacher, it announced.Schumacher Jnr, who will be racing in the 2019 Formula 2 Championship, will take part in the preseason testing, starting next week.The other 2019 academy drivers are Giuliano Alesi and Callum Ilott, who will also race in Formula 2, Marcus Armstrong and Robert Shwartzman, racing in Formula 3, Enzo Fittipaldi, racing in Formula Regional (Europe), and Gianluca Petecof in Formula 4 (Italy and Germany).Mattia Binotto, Ferrari’s team principal said: “For someone like me who has known him from birth, there’s no doubt that welcoming Mick into Ferrari has a special emotional meaning, but we have chosen him for his talent and the human and professional qualities that have already distinguished him despite his young age.”Mick Schumacher, 19, added: “I am thrilled that Ferrari has entered a partnership with me and my next future in motorsport will be in red, being part of the Ferrari Driver Academy and also of the Scuderia Ferrari Family.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 20, 2019 13:43

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