TASS, 28 Nov. Russian driver Robert Shwartzman next season will hold in the “Formula 2”, where it will partner the German Mick Schumacher at the team Prema. About it reports a press-service of the program of development of Russian Motorsport SMP Racing, is a member of Schwarzman.
Last season Schwarzman, who is also a member of the Academy team, “Formula 1” Ferrari, the composition Prema became the champion of “Formula-3”.
“I am very happy to go to the “Formula 2”, the last and very important step before the “Formula 1,” said Schwartzman. – At the same time, I am pleased to continue to advocate for Prema, next season will be my third in a row spent with this team. We got to know each other and between us excellent mutual understanding. Our goal is to win the championship as we did this year”.
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“Even with the new machine, with a large number of unfamiliar and strong competitors can be in the first row, continued a 20-year-old pilot. I’m sure we have all, to repeat the achievement in 2020. I will make every effort to as quickly as possible to learn how to work with tires, from the outset we were ahead”.
Founder and Director of SMP Racing Boris Rotenberg noted that the transition to the “Formula 2” – a new challenge for the artist. “We are in SMP Racing are confident that he will cope with this challenge, last season Robert ten times on the podium, scoring three wins and winning the title in the “Formula 3,” said Rotenberg. – He is a determined, hardworking and hungry for victories. We wish him much success in the upcoming season.”
Mick Schumacher is the son of seven-time champion “Formula 1” Michael Schumacher. This season, the “Formula 2”, which will end in Abu Dhabi on 1 December, Schumacher takes the 11th place, having won one victory.