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Mick Schumacher out, Nico Hulkenberg in Haas 2023

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Haas announced that Nico Hulkenberg will return to F1 with the team, replacing Mick Schumacher

Mick Schumacher will Replaced by Haas’ Nico Hulkenberg in 2023, taking the youngster’s two-year tenure at t his team to an end and reviving the F1 veteran’s career.

Rumors of a swap have been Rumors have circulated for a while that last weekend, when Schumacher qualified last in the Sprint race in Brazil, the writing seemed to have come to fruition thanks to team-mate Kevin Magnussen grabbing a sensational maiden pole position.

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All other seats are now accounted for next season – except for Logan Sargeant’s place at Williams, which is subject to super license points – As far as F1 is concerned, little Schumi faces an uncertain future.

“I want to thank Mi Schumacher’s contributions to the team over the past few years,” said team principal Guenther Steiner. “Mick’s pedigree in the youth category is well known and he has grown and developed as a driver during his time with the Haas F1 team – culminating in his first Formula 1 points success earlier in the season. While choosing a different direction for the future, the entire team wishes Mick the very best in his next steps in his career path and beyond.”

Mick released his own statement, saying: “I don’t want to hide the fact that I am very disappointed with the decision not to renew. Thanks to Haas F1 and Ferrari for this opportunity.

“My flame burns for Formula 1 and I will fight hard to get back to the starting line. “

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Meanwhile, the 23-year-old’s exit has been a stint for fan-favorite Hulkenberg Re-opening the door, he last drove full-time in F1 at Renault (now Alpine) in 2019.

The Hulk has of course raced in F1 since then, and in 2020 made a cameo for Racing Point (now Aston Martin) , and to replace Sebastian Vettel, who was affected by the new crown virus, in the first two races of 2022.

“I feel like I’ve never really left mula 1,” Hulkenberg said. “I’m glad I had the opportunity to do it again My favorite thing to do and would like to thank Gene Haas and Günther Steiner for their trust. We still have a lot of work to do to be able to compete with all the other teams in midfield and I can’t wait to join that fight again. “

It won’t get lost On fans (especially driving to survive

) The combination of Hulkenberg and Magnussen can be an unstable combination: as competitors, it has happened to them in the past The conflict, most notably the interview pen, um, inhaled my sphere event. This is a family site, folks.

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