Mick Schumacher will graduate to Formulation 1 with Haas subsequent 12 months as Formulation 2 champion regardless of a troublesome remaining race of the season in Bahrain.
The German completed 18th and gained the title by 14 factors from Britain’s Callum Ilott, who was tenth within the race.
Schumacher, the 21-year-old son of F1 legend Michael, stated he was “a bit overwhelmed”.
“I do not actually perceive I’m champion but,” the Prema driver stated. “It should take a number of days possibly.”
He stated “owed” the title to his workforce, including: “It might sound quite a bit higher if we did race at this time.
“However, we’re champion at this time and folks will overlook this race and keep in mind the great occasions this 12 months.”
Schumacher, a Ferrari younger driver, was racing near the entrance within the early levels of the race however broken his tyres and needed to pit to interchange them. He returned to the monitor to set the quickest lap.
The race was gained by India’s Jehan Daruvala, from Japanese Yuki Tsunoda, who clinched third within the championship behind Schumacher and Ilott.
Tsunoda can also be anticipated to maneuver as much as F1 subsequent 12 months with Crimson Bull’s Alpha Tauri workforce, though this has not but been confirmed.
Russia’s Nikita Mazepin, who’s becoming a member of Schumacher at Haas in 2021, completed the race ninth and was fifth within the championship.