The German revealed on Thursday that Formula One rookie Mik Schumacher has been sitting in his car since the first race against Haas in March.
22 year old son Ferrari However, the great seven-time world champion Michael told reporters that this issue is not a major issue.
“Since the start of the season, I have been sitting in a crooked position,” he said in Stirrian. Grand prize In Austria. “Like, the seat is in the middle, but I’m not straight.”
Seeing the German showing his seat to compatriot and four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, he participated in the competition Aston Martin, After the French Grand Prix last weekend.
Former Ferrari driver Vettel is very close to Schumacher. He is a trusted friend of the family and provides advice as a veteran in the paddock.
“We have actually been talking about it (seat) before and I took this opportunity to show it to him,” said Schumacher, whose team has not scored this season and is ranked last overall.
“I think he gave my mother a hint that it might break it, so I will get a new one as soon as possible, but it didn’t happen in the end, so I still have the same seat now.”
Vettel said there are always small things that can be improved, and he is happy to help, although it is a good thing that his advice is not adopted, because his advice has not been taken seriously in the three consecutive weekends and there is almost no time to come. Arrange new seats.
When asked why Haas did not solve the problem, Schumacher said it was no big deal.
“It’s a small compensation, I’m used to it, for example, in the junior category,” he explained. “To be fair, it won’t hurt me in any way while driving.
“For us, this is mainly about trying to prepare everything for the weekend and be prepared at that level. Maybe we can focus on other things instead of wasting energy in the present. It may not affect me. Things.”
(Reported by Alan Baldwin London, Edited by Ed Osmond)