F1 News: Mick Schumacher confirmed as option for 2025 seat
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F1 News: Mick Schumacher confirmed as option for 2025 seat

An F1 team boss has confirmed that Mick Schumacher is one of the options being considered for a 2025 driver.

Schumacher, who is the son of legendary character Michael, has been without a full-time seat in the sport since late 2022, when he left Haas after two seasons.

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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, which confirmed last week that Esteban Ocon was set to part ways with the Enstone-based team. at the end of the year.

Schumacher is currently an F1 reserve for Mercedes
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Will Mick Schumacher return to F1?

With Schumacher driving Alpine in the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship, some have suggested he could return to F1 and race there for the teamand it appears to be under consideration.

“We have spoken and are speaking to many people. But nothing is finalized yet,” said the Alpine leader. Bruno Famin told Sky Sports Germany.

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