There were rumors that Mick Schumacher could become part of the Alpine team. Although he has improved his form, there seems to be some conflict within the Haas team. Laurent Rossi, the CEO of Alpine started following Mick Schumacher on social media.
“It turns out now that Laurent Rossi, the CEO of Alpine who has been mucking up a lot of stories over the past couple of years, has followed Mick Schumacher on social media,” said Alexey Popov, the Russian F1 commentator for Match TV, as quoted by grandpx.
“Now everyone is saying ‘Maybe they won’t take Ricciardo after all. Mick, as we hear, is leaving the Ferrari academy and has problems at Haas. Even though he started to go better in the last races, the relationship has apparently been ruined,” Popov continued.
“In short, Ocon is now the lead driver and Mick is young but has gained enough experience for his third season. So there is a lot of talk about him. Is it very likely? I don’t know, to be honest,” the Russian admitted.
Mick Schumacher on critics
In a recent interview with motorsport.com, Mick Schumacher spoke about the criticism that was many last season. "People are kind of focused on building headlines, in a way," Schumacher told Motorsport.com in an interview ahead of the summer break.
"Yeah, I understand that people need to make money and they need to do some stuff. But on the other hand, also, I would appreciate if people would, you know, maybe take more time, to actually build up facts." "I don't really reflect on those again, or go back to those," Schumacher said.
"I know what I'm able to do. I know what I'm worth. So, my focus is really on that. I just try to do my best and normally, the best that I can do, should be enough to perform well, because it has been like that in Formula 2 and Formula 3.
And also Formula 4. "In each championship that I've competed in in junior categories, I was able to be the second or first. So I don't see any reason why I shouldn't be able to do that in Formula 1."