Timo Glock believes Mick Schumacher is overdoing his driving considerably for the time being, as he makes an attempt to get on phrases with Kevin Magnussen at Haas.
Having comfortably had the measure of Nikita Mazepin in his rookie season in Formulation 1, the re-entrace of the extra skilled Magnussen has seen Schumacher challenged to enhance at Haas, with the Dane having had some very good performances upon his return to Formulation 1.
Schumacher did earn his greatest ever qualifying slot with a P10 at Imola, however his first Formulation 1 level nonetheless eludes him, with Nicholas Latifi being the one different full-time driver to not get off the mark within the Drivers’ Championship this 12 months.
He made contact with Fernando Alonso firstly final weekend and had an additional spin later within the race as he tried to get better, and his uncle Ralf didn’t mince his phrases afterwards, including that errors like that “shouldn’t occur” in Formulation 1.
Glock believes that the mix of “actually robust” team-mate with a Haas automotive “ok to complete within the factors” is a brand new proposition for the younger German.
With that, the previous Toyota driver mentioned in his punditry capability on Sky Sport in Germany that Schumacher must work out when to only tone his efforts down barely, believing that he has over-driven and errors have adopted consequently.
“After all, he additionally tries a bit an excessive amount of with the crowbar one or two instances, overdoes it one or two instances,” he mentioned.
Glock did add that Schumacher has been “a bit unfortunate” within the season thus far, however “he has to see that he evaluates the whole lot accordingly for himself effectively and takes the subsequent step”, if he’s going to take the struggle to his team-mate.
The Ferrari junior driver has lengthy been earmarked for a possible drive with the Scuderia sooner or later, however this has been taken out of the equation for the foreseeable future after Carlos Sainz’s two-year contract extension with the staff – that means each he and Charles Leclerc will maintain race seats till the top of 2024.
However regardless of that, Schumacher has remained undeterred and can proceed to deal with the job at hand.
“I believe it was anticipated in some ways,” he advised Sky Germany. “After all, Carlos did a mega job final 12 months so he deserves it.
“For me, it doesn’t imply something totally different than regular. I do my job right here (at Haas), attempting my greatest, and the alternatives will come.”