Lauren Meckis, the sports director of the Ferrari team, believes that despite the fact that there are many young drivers competing for competition, the team does not think this is a headache, and the team will not let young drivers be just a F1 driver's seat. And compete.
Members of the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA)-Mick Schumacher, Karum Lott and Robert Schwarzman are all competing for the F2 championship in the 2020 season. All three drivers participated in the Fiorano circuit test on Wednesday, driving the 2018 SF71H F1 car. This is also Schwarzman's first F1 car.
法拉利驾驶员学院（FDA）的成员米克·舒马赫（Mick Schumacher），卡鲁姆·洛特（Karum Lott）和罗伯特·施瓦茨曼（Robert Schwarzman）都在争夺2020赛季的F2冠军。三名驾驶员全部参加了周三的Fiorano电路测试亚博vip官网登录，驾驶了2018年SF71H F1汽车。这也是施瓦茨曼的第一辆F1赛车。
Schumacher and Lot will get the FP1 test at the F1 Nurburgring station this weekend, representing the Alfa Romeo and Haas teams respectively, while Schwarzman will be tested in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The three drivers will also have the opportunity to drive F1 cars again in the youth driver test after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in the season's final race.
Currently in the F2 driver's standings, Mick Schumacher leads Lott by 22 points and Schwarzman ranks fifth, 51 points behind the leading driver, but in theory there is still the possibility of competing for the championship. It is reported that if Mick Schumacher can finally enter the top three of the drivers' standings, he will get the F1 driver's seat, but Lot is also given the opportunity to test FP1, which means that Ferrari hopes to bring both drivers at the same time next year. Enter F1.
At the Fiorano circuit on Wednesday, Lauren Meckis said that it is a good thing to have three available drivers. He emphasized that Ferrari's top priority is to manage the long-term planning of the drivers.
"This is not a headache, this is a sweet annoyance," Meckis said. "We need to solve this situation. These guys are very good. Mick and Karum have made great progress. They are both A stable leader in the drivers’ standings."
Meckis also emphasized that there is no situation where several drivers compete for a seat. "We are not trying to create a life-and-death competitive situation. What we want to create is to ensure that they continue to grow, because we have seen from Leclerc and other excellent drivers that this is a question of growth. When you stand At the door of F1, growth will certainly not stop there."