As the 2023 Formula One season wrapped up, Mercedes F1 reserve driver Mick Schumacher talked about the final races, his thoughts on Las Vegas, and what’s coming up in the winter and the 2024 season.
Looking Back at a Year of Learning
In Mick’s recent diary entry for this year, he’s thankful for the teamwork that got the team second place in the Constructors’ Championship. The long season taught him a lot, especially with the W14 car development and simulator work. Mick is excited about getting even better for the next season.
Different Race Weekends
Mick talks about two types of race weekends, namely the flyaways and European races. Flyaways mean he’s there from Thursday and onwards, making him involved in the ground races. European races, on the other hand, keep him in the simulator until Saturday. Both ways have their charm and lessons for him.
Mick mentions how everyone worked hard to make the car faster. The driver says teamwork is crucial, and he is all about helping the team succeed, showing how everyone pulling together makes a difference.
Dealing with Travel Challenges
Mick shares that the tough part of F1 is dealing with travel and changing time zones. Surviving that is an achievement in itself. He talks about getting sick in Vegas but still finding positives in the experience. The driver explained that the team faced challenges, but they kept working hard.
Vegas Experience and Future Plans
Vegas was challenging for Mick, but it was a new and interesting experience. Looking forward, he mentions the team is focused on the W15 for 2024, already in the works. Mick is eager to make 2024 a successful year.
Overall, the latest diary entry of Mick Schumacher diary gives us a peek into a season of learning for him and teamwork within Mercedes F1. As we wait for 2024, Mick’s reflections show a driver ready to help the team on and off the track.