Mick Schumacher was the victim of the frightening accident of which he was unharmed during qualifying for the Arabian GP, but his Haas was destroyed. Schumacher crashed in Arabia also during the 2021 GP, causing the race to be interrupted, with damages up to 4.5 million euros.
"The engine, battery pack and perhaps the frame have been saved, the rest is actually all broken. Cost? From half to a million euros. There is an emergency plan but if you have two or three accidents like this, you are at a loss," said Gunther Steiner, Haas team principal.
Sport Bild, making a list of the damaged parts, wrote that the accident would have caused one million euros in damage.
Mick Schumacher's career
On 19 January 2019, his entry into the Ferrari Driver Academy is announced, and in the same year he chooses Nicolas Todt as his sports agent, who is the same manager as Charles Leclerc and former Ferrarista Felipe Massa.
On 2 April 2019 he carried out his first test on a Formula 1 car, making his debut driving the Ferrari SF90 at the Manama circuit. He returns to the track the next day, at the wheel of the Alfa Romeo C38. On 29 September 2020, his debut in the top category is announced in the first free practice session of the first edition of the Eifel Grand Prix, at the Nürburgring home circuit, at the wheel of Antonio Giovinazzi's Alfa Romeo C39.
Due to adverse weather conditions, the first free practice session was canceled forcing him to postpone his debut in an official Formula 1 session. During the first free practice session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix he again has the opportunity to drive a Formula 1, making the session aboard the Haas.
On the same day he was announced by the US team as the starting driver starting from 2021, after having signed a multi-year contract, alongside the Russian Nikita Mazepin, who was also promoted to the top category. He chooses 47 as the race number.
Horner after the Baharain GP: "It's very frustrating"
After the Baharain GP, first race of the 2022 F1 World Championship, Max Verstappen was forced to withdrawn. In the press conference after the race he said: " It was very difficult out there with all the different problems we had to deal with and this of course isn't the best for the first GP of the season.
The pace wasn't great. For some reason, the balance wasn't great. better like the one on Friday, and of course now we have to understand why. Indeed, there are many things we have to analyze. Meanwhile we have lost a lot of points in one race and this just doesn't go down well with me.
Mind you, nothing is compromised. But I would have preferred to have at least the eighteen points of the second place. One can also think that a problem can happen and that a withdrawal must be taken into account of the possibilities but I believe that with all the work done and the data available on the power unit and everything else Well, it shouldn't happen.
I still haven't quite figured out what happened with the steering but it all started when I got back on track after the pit stops. ante, it was nearly impossible to steer and there seemed to be a delay in response to the command every time I turned the steering wheel to the right. This is why I started so badly at the restart from the safety car: I wanted to accelerate, but nothing happened."