System 1’s battle for remaining 2023 seat: Haas set to decide on between Mick Schumacher and Nico Hulkenberg

Guenther Steiner says Haas want “management” from Kevin Magnussen’s team-mate subsequent season, and has indicated that it’s a “50-50” resolution between present driver Mick Schumacher, and the skilled Nico Hulkenberg

Final Up to date: 02/11/22 4:52pm

Mick Schumacher and Nico Hulkenberg are battling it out for a 2023 F1 seat with Haas

Mick Schumacher and Nico Hulkenberg are battling it out for a 2023 F1 seat with Haas

The battle for the ultimate System 1 seat on the 2023 grid seems to be a straight struggle between Mick Schumacher and Nico Hulkenberg, with Haas hoping to decide earlier than the top of the season.

All 9 different groups – offering Logan Sargeant will get sufficient tremendous license factors to hitch Williams – have finalised their driver line-ups for subsequent yr and so all eyes are on Haas, with Schumacher not the knowledge he as soon as appeared to seal one other probability alongside Kevin Magnussen.

Schumacher, the son of F1 legend Michael, has been regular however not spectacular since making his much-anticipated debut in F1 in 2021, and has additionally attracted criticism from his staff for his quite a few crashes.

One of many main pulls for the German, in the meantime, was that he was a Ferrari junior, however the 23-year-old is dropping his ties to Ferrari, Haas’ engine suppliers and main companions, on the finish of this yr.

Schumacher remains to be thought to be the favorite for the seat however, with Magnussen each out-scoring and out-qualifying him, Haas boss Guenther Steiner lately admitted it was “50-50” whether or not he would stay with the staff or not.

Haas' Mick Schumacher aquaplanes and crashes into the barrier after the end of Practice One at the Japanese F1

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Haas’ Mick Schumacher aquaplanes and crashes into the barrier after the top of Follow One on the Japanese F1

Haas’ Mick Schumacher aquaplanes and crashes into the barrier after the top of Follow One on the Japanese F1

“For me it is not about one race, one lap,” Steiner advised RTL. “For me, it is about what’s finest for the Haas staff within the medium to long run.

“It is about who leads the staff stably into the long run”.

Steiner additionally reportedly advised the German outlet that it was between solely Schumacher and Nico Hulkenberg.

Hulkenberg, 35, is a widely known title in F1 and a well-respected driver with 181 race begins to his title. He was usually seen as unfortunate to lose his Renault seat again in 2020 and since then has caught round in F1 as a reserve driver for Racing Level after which Aston Martin, deputising in 5 races during the last three years.

Antonio Giovinazzi caused a red flag just seven minutes into first practice after hitting the barrier and damaging the car

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Antonio Giovinazzi brought on a pink flag simply seven minutes into first observe after hitting the barrier and damaging the automobile

Antonio Giovinazzi brought on a pink flag simply seven minutes into first observe after hitting the barrier and damaging the automobile

Hypothesis linking him with Haas has solely elevated since affirmation that Stoffel Vandoorne was leaving his reserve position at Mercedes to fill the same spot at Aston Martin, seemingly opening the door for Hulkenberg’s exit.

Steiner, whereas searching for the “medium to long run”, has additionally made it clear he desires his subsequent driver to be a pacesetter.

“Mick has acquired some expertise, clearly it is his second yr in System 1,” he mentioned.

“However is that sufficient to take the staff ahead? We want management from this place. And these are all of the issues I consider, that is a very powerful factor. How can we take the staff ahead?”

Highlights of the Mexico City Grand Prix from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

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Highlights of the Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

Highlights of the Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

Steiner added on Schumacher: “I have to take care of the entire staff and see if Mick is the chosen one.

“We have to take care of our staff for the long run after which we are going to take the motive force we wish within the automobile and we expect we will go ahead with in creating the staff. So whether it is Mick, it’s Mick, and if it is anyone else, it is anyone else.”

F1 contracts: Who’s driving the place in 2023?

Crimson Bull Max Verstappen Sergio Perez
Ferrari Charles Leclerc Carlos Sainz
Mercedes Lewis Hamilton George Russell
Alpine Esteban Ocon Pierre Gasly
McLaren Lando Norris Oscar Piastri
Alfa Romeo Valtteri Bottas Zhou Guanyu
Haas Kevin Magnussen TBC
Aston Martin Fernando Alonso Lance Stroll
AlphaTauri Yuki Tsunoda Nyck de Vries
Williams Alex Albon Logan Sargeant (if sufficient tremendous license factors)

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