FIA president Jean Todt says Mick Schumacher should be left in peace to pursue his racing career.Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher.
Todt, who ran Ferrari during the time Mick’s father won five of his world titles with them, described Mick as “a simple, honest, loyal, good boy” when speaking to RaceFans and other media at the Geneva International Motor Show today.
“He’s not yet spoiled by this world, and you get easily spoiled,” Todt added.
Mick Schumacher will race in Formula 2 for Prema this year. Todt recalled how Michael had brought Mick to visit his family when he was a young boy and chased chickens around his garden.
“I am very happy for Mick Schumacher,” said Todt. “I’ve known him since a baby, I love him, he’s a great character. And we must leave him in peace.
“He’s demonstrating to be a very talented driver. On top of that he’s a very nice boy, very humble, very well-educated. So I will follow him very closely as I’ve always been doing.”
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