Mick Schumacher has agreed to become a reserve driver for Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team. "I am thrilled to be part of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team as their reserve driver for 2023, and I am committed to give it my all to contribute to their performance in this very competitive and professional environment," Schumacher said on Thursday.
Toto Wolff, team principal and CEO of Mercedes, said: "Mick is a talented young driver and we’re delighted to have him join the Team. He is a hard worker, has a calm and methodical approach and is still hungry to learn and improve as a driver. These are all important qualities."
Son of the Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher, Mick raced for Haas F1 Team in the last two seasons. He finished the 2022 season 16th with 12 points, while also serving as a reserve driver for Ferrari.