In motorsports always the first opponent is the teammate. And so far in the 2021 season of the F1 the duel between coequipiers within Haas has benefited the German Mick Schumacher, who in the two races already contested has been better than the Russian Nikita mazepin.
With the worst car on the grid, the rookies do what they can, although in the comparison Schumi has achieved his goal of accumulating kilometers, adding experience and being the benchmark of the Yankee team. He started 18th in the Bahrain GP's y Emilia Romagna and ended 16 ° in both. While Nikita started 19th, he arrived 17 ° in Sakhir and left prematurely in Imola.
These results have motivated the young Russian to be reflective about his present. “Formula 1 is being surprisingly intense for me. Obviously, I knew it was like that, but the two qualifying sessions I have done were frantic for me. Time is shorter so there are a lot of things that are happening. So there is a big learning curve ”, analyzed.
However, when he referred to his German companion, he had some words that can be taken as controversial. “He can probably use that Ferrari thing and I can't. By not being part of that, he can enjoy privileges that I do not have ", shot about the relationship between Schumacher and the Scuderia. Is it so?