The German had produced the perfect qualifying efficiency of his profession in Montreal, when he lined up sixth behind teammate Kevin Magnussen.
He then seemed on the right track to take his first factors when, working in a snug seventh place, he was hit with an influence unit drawback that put him out on lap 18.
After current incidents and amid mounting strain to carry out, Schumacher is conscious of how a lot his maiden factors would imply.
However talking after the race, Schumacher mentioned that the Canada weekend had been one which had given him some confidence.
“It is clearly very irritating however this stuff occur,” he mentioned. “It is F1, all the pieces is kind of on edge.
“And so yeah, we have now simply bought to swallow that tablet. However we have now a great deal of optimistic issues we are able to take away from right here. So yeah, I am simply actually excited in regards to the subsequent one.”
Requested if it was arduous to remain totally motivated when nothing gave the impression to be going proper for him, Schumacher mentioned: “I am right here as a result of I like this sport. I like driving and also you earn what you battle for.
Mick Schumacher, Haas F1 Group
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“Sadly we did not earn it at this time. However I am positive that we’ll have extra alternatives.
“Finally luck will change hopefully. So yeah, it is clearly robust, however I’ve had these seasons up to now and we have managed to be there in any case. So yeah, we have now just a few extra races to go.”
Schumacher defined that the race was enjoying out nicely till his powertrain challenge, as he was steadily build up his tempo to get used to the change in circumstances from the moist Saturday.
“I used to be constructing as much as it,” he mentioned. “Clearly, we have had a moist observe in qualifying, we had a dry observe within the race.
“So clearly I used to be looking for the brand new grip restrict when circumstances had been very completely different. We had been simply getting right into a rhythm and I am positive there was extra to return.
“It is at all times robust to just accept this stuff. Clearly, it is in all probability harder in case you are in a points-paying place, and need to retire the automotive if you find yourself seventh or no matter. It is by no means the perfect, however it’s what it’s.”