F1 NEWS: Hamilton’s Ferrari switch gives Schumacher MAJOR boost

March 18, 2024

Mick Schumacher has revealed how Lewis Hamilton’s Ferrari shock switch helped give his career a positive boost.

The seven-time champion is leaving Mercedes after 11 years at the end of the 2024 Formula 1 season. With 13 drivers out of contract at the end of the year, the 2025 season could be strikingly different from the current driver line-up, which is unchanged from last year for the first time in the sport’s history.

Haas dropped Schumacher – son of seven-time champion Michael – at the end of the 2022 season after two years with the team, scoring just 12 points.

The F1 comeback Schumacher. The German spent the last year as a reserve driver for Mercedes and McLaren and is competing this campaign in the World Endurance Championship with Alpine, but remains focused on his return to F1.

Speaking to Gazzetta G+ , asked if he was surprised by Hamilton’s switch to Ferrari, Schumacher said: “Yes, like everything in motorsport.

It’s important to be where you’re happy, that goes for everyone, even Lewis when asked if the move was a good one news for 2025, he said: “It is. There is good news. Me too i am one of those young drivers who already have some experience.

And that’s why I believe something good can still happen to me, even in Formula 1. When asked if a return to F1 was still on the cards, he said: “Sure. My love is still Formula 1. And always will be, no doubt about that”.