“Being in comparison to my dad wasn’t a problem for me,” he said.
“Being in relation to the very best driver in F1 record may be the goal you want to achieve and to have this because my idol and dad is very special.”
Mick Schumacher is driving in 2013 for the leading Prema team, for whom newest Ferrari motorist Charles Leclerc was driving when he won the Formula two name in his debut season in 2017.
Michael Schumacher suffered acute brain injuries in a skiing accident in December 2013 and hasn’t been seen in public since. His family have said they want to continue to keep his condition private because they genuinely believe that is what he would wish.
Schumacher Jr added:”I’m honoured to be in comparison to him because I just learn and try to improve”