Mick Schumacher has scored his first factors finish in F1 inside the British Grand Prix – nevertheless when was the final time his father Michael scored factors inside the assortment?
After a beneath par season, along with splitting two vehicles in half in Saudi Arabia and Monaco, Mick Schumacher has lastly scored his first factors finish in F1.
In an thrilling British GP, the Haas driver silenced his critics with a strong drive to interrupt the very best 10 for the first time – and even went wheel-to-wheel with world champion Max Verstappen.
It is his thirty first grand prix start, nevertheless lastly Mick has factors on the board.
But when was the final time his father Michael Schumacher scored factors in F1? And what about his first?
Mick Schumacher first F1 factors finish
Schumacher started the British GP in nineteenth after struggling inside the moist circumstances in qualifying.
After the horrifying accident for Zhou Guanyu, George Russell and Alex Albon, solely 17 vehicles took the restart.
An extra three vehicles dropped out, along with Esteban Ocon late on with a fuel pump failure which triggered the safety automotive.
Schumacher had risen to the factors by this stage, and took the restart on the verge of his first factors finish inside the assortment.
He even raced Verstappen inside the closing phases – along with a wheel-banging final lap – although Verstappen merely managed to stay ahead inside the hobbled Red Bull.
It meant that Mick Schumacher scored his first F1 factors with an eighth place finish – incomes him 4 factors.
What about Michael?
It is the first time in nearly 10 years a Schumacher has scored factors in F1, with Michael’s final coming inside the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix – his final race.
In the moist of Interlagos, the outdated Reinmeister obtained the Mercedes in P6 late on, nevertheless waved Sebastian Vettel by to take the place and to win the world championship.
Michael Schumacher accomplished seventh that day.
His first factors finish acquired right here inside the 1991 Italian Grand Prix – his second race and first with Benneton – now Alpine.