Schumacher switches to WEC, but retains Mercedes F1 purpose
Mick Schumacher will race in Alpine’s Hypercar workforce in the 2024 Entire world Stamina Championship time, but the German driver will keep his backlinks to Mercedes F1 workforce as he will proceed to get the job done as their reserve driver upcoming 12 months.
Alpine will take part in the 2024 Entire world Stamina Championship with two Hypercars with 3 motorists Nicolas Lapierre, Matthieu Vaxiviere and Charles Milesi have been by now verified. The French outfit has now uncovered that Paul-Loup Chatin, Ferdinand Habsburg and Mick Schumacher will full their line-up.
The driver, who competed in Method one for Haas F1 and as a check driver for Mercedes, will generate the A424 Hypercar upcoming 12 months. The Swiss-born driver manufactured his Hypercar check debut in Oct when he obtained guiding Alpine’s Hypercar in Jerez.
“A new chapter is commencing for me with Alpine in the FIA WEC Hypercar classification. The motor vehicle is remarkable, and I won’t be able to wait around to get started off. I have developed up with one-seaters, so driving a motor vehicle with a shut cockpit and coated wheels is a good possibility to hone my driving abilities,” Schumacher commented.
He ongoing: “I sorely skipped racing this 12 months it is really what I have beloved to do due to the fact I was a child, and it was at times hard to look at the other motorists acquire to the monitor. Stamina racing is a new obstacle for me, and I am confident we will share good times jointly upcoming 12 months with Alpine.”
Joyful and grateful to be a reserve driver for @MercedesAMGF1 upcoming 12 months. It is really great to remain linked with this good workforce in @F1 pic.twitter.com/WDP0B8XRWj
— Mick Schumacher (@SchumacherMick) November 22, 2023