Internet Desk : Mick Schumacher, son of legendary driver and seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher, will race for the first time in India when the 16-year-old debuts in the final round of the MRF Challenge at the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) here this weekend.
Mick will race outside Europe for the first time when he steps into the MRF F2000 car. He will be joined by Harrison Newey, son of leading F1 designer Adrian Newey, and Giuliano Alesi, son of former Ferrari F1 driver Jean Alesi. Karting star Max Fewtrell and Enzo Bortoleto, both 16, will also be the young guns to look out for.
Mick’s father is still critically ill after suffering a serious head injury in December 2013 while skiing in France. He was placed in a medically induced coma initially after which he was relocated from the hospital to his home where he continues to receive medical treatment.