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After Formula 1 setback: Mick Schumacher is a top candidate for another racing team - team boss makes a clear statement


Mick Schumacher seemed almost certainly to be sitting in a Formula 1 cockpit. A hot option has failed. But the dream lives on.

Mick Schumacher seemed almost certainly to be sitting in a Formula 1 cockpit.

A hot option has failed.

But the dream lives on.

  • Blast in Formula 1 *: Alfa Romeo announces some spectacular news ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

  • The contracts with Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi are extended.

  • But for Mick Schumacher * a new option opens up.

Update from October 30, 2020, 8:42 p.m.:

Mick Schumacher

was hotly traded at

Alfa Romeo


But due to the sudden contract extensions with the two current drivers

Kimi Räikkönen


Antonio Giovinazzi,

Michael Schumacher's son's dream of a cockpit in

Formula 1 fell



But what is a popular saying?

When one door closes, another opens.

And that is exactly what seems to be happening with

Mick Schumacher



Formula 2 driver

still has an option for a coveted place in the premier class.

And that's



It is still only speculation, but soon everything could be in the towel.


US racing team

confirmed negotiations.

"It would be an honor for us,"




, team boss

Günther Steiner




Anyone who wins the championship in Formula 2 -



the championship

four races before the end - has also deserved to

move up to

Formula 1


The South Tyrolean said that they are “on the home straight with the driver contracts” and “it will not be long before there is clarity about the driver pairing for 2021”.

First report from October 30, 2020, 10:30 a.m.

Formula 1 hammer: Mick Schumacher dumped ice cold - is the dream still bursting?

Imola - It comes suddenly!

Alfa Romeo

* has extended the contracts with its two drivers.

Kimi Räikkönen


Antonio Giovinazzi will

also be in the cockpit for the coming season.

Also means: The

door is closed


Mick Schumacher


And that despite the fact that

Michael Schumacher's


* was recently given such good chances of a place in

Formula 1


Formula 1: Alfa Romeo extended with Raikkonen and Giovinazzi - no space for Mick Schumacher

Alfa Romeo

announced before the Grand Prix in


(here in the live ticker) that the former world champion


(41) and the Italian


(26) would stay.

And that although neither driver has really covered each other with fame in the season so far.

Check out this post on Instagram

Hot off the press!

Kimi and Antonio will stay with the team in 2021 🤝 Read the full announcement 📲 Link in bio #AlfaRomeoRacing #ORLEN #SauberMotorsport #ImolaGP

A post shared by Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN (@alfaromeoracingorlen) on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:00 am PDT


Mick Schumacher was

supposed to


the first free practice of the weekend in the

Alfa Romeo

at the



It would have been his

Formula 1 premiere

- as is well known, it fell into the water because the weather didn't want to play along.

Around the Eifel Grand Prix, it was rumored in the camp that Schumacher junior * will have a permanent place at


in the coming season


It is different now.


Mick Schumacher will

now have to hope for Haas *.

It would fit, after all, the Americans - like

Alfa Romeo

- are a

Ferrari partner



is trained at the Scuderia Academy and is currently still driving in

Formula 2



recently announced that the contracts with drivers

Romain Grosjean


Kevin Magnussen would


Formula 1: Mick Schumacher has to hope for Haas - German dream with Nico Hülkenberg?

Another German driver is also hoping for this cockpit:

Nico Hülkenberg

does not currently have a permanent place in Formula 1 *, but

attracted attention

with his strong performance as a substitute driver at

Racing Point


It too had already been



Alfa Romeo

- this option is now off the table.

But maybe the dream of a German duo lives on at



(akl) * is part of the Ippen-Digital network.

List of rubric lists: © Matthias Schrader / picture alliance

Source: merkur

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