“Yeah I’m okay, sorry about that” – Mick Schumacher disappointed with Saudi Arabian GP crash on what could have been a much-improved weekend for Haas

Subham Jindal
|Published 07/12/2021

“Yeah I’m okay, sorry about that” – Mick Schumacher crashed out of the Saudi Arabian GP, capping off a learning rookie season for the F2 champion.

Mick Schumacher had a disappointing evening at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, crashing out in Lap 22. Soon after, he relayed this message on the Haas team radio.

Yeah I’m okay, sorry about that.

“Unfortunately it seems like I was pushing a bit too much trying to get back into the DRS window from George, and I lost it going into Turn 22.

“The pace seemed to be there, we were comfortably keeping up with the Williams and I think that’s really what we weren’t anticipating.

“Therefore, obviously [I was] highly motivated, and maybe a bit too much in that case.

“All of a sudden the car in front, who was George, he braked and I also tried to brake, but there was no way to stop from over 200 (km/h) to zero in that pace, and [I] just collected George.

“And then looking at the replay, there was a car on the inside. He tried to avoid it for himself but he wasn’t the last car, so he reacted on the high side and I just couldn’t avoid it.

“Because the track is so narrow, it’s like a traffic jam and going full speed inside it.”

Mick Schumacher and Haas have zero points from this season, and are set to finish P10 by a comfortable margin, unless Schumahcer and/or Mazepin conduct a miraculous drive in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Subham Jindal

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