F1 News: Mick Schumacher confirmed as candidate for 2025
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F1 News: Mick Schumacher confirmed as candidate for 2025

An F1 team has confirmed that former Haas driver Mick Schumacher is a candidate for a 2025 drive.

Schumacher, who is the son of legendary character Michael, has been without a full-time seat in the sport since the end of 2022.

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Currently, several seats remain vacant for the 2025 Formula 1 season, with several drivers either at the end of their contracts or changing teams at the end of 2024.

One team with at least one vacancy is Alpine, who confirmed last week that Esteban Ocon is set to part ways with the Enstone-based team at the end of the year.

Schumacher is currently an F1 reserve for Mercedes
Bruno Famin must find a replacement for Esteban Ocon

Will Mick Schumacher return to F1?

While Schumacher drives Alpine in the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship, some have suggested he could return to F1 and race there for the team, and it appears he is under consideration.

“We have spoken to a lot of people and are talking to a lot of people. But nothing is finalized yet,” Alpine chief Bruno Famin told Sky Sports Germany.

“(Schumacher) is a young driver but also experienced with his two seasons.

“He’s on the list, but the list is long. I don’t know how many names are on it.

“Everyone talks to everyone and there are still good drivers available for us. »

Since leaving F1, Mick Schumacher has remained in and around the paddock, currently serving in a reserve driver role for Mercedes.

At the same time, as mentioned above, the German driver is participating this season in the “Hypercar” category of the World Endurance Championship for the Alpine Endurance Team.

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