“McLaren will be able to call Mick Schumacher as reserve driver for the 2023 F1 season as part of our agreement with Mercedes,” the team wrote in a message on Twitter.
Separated from the haas team At the end of 2022, after two seasons in F1, the young 23-year-old driver had also cut, by mutual agreement, all relations with the Ferrari driver academy, where he trained and was a reserve in 2022.
Mick arrives at McLaren as a reserve driver, the team where his father Michael finished his career. This upcoming season, Mercedes will supply engines to McLaren.
The 2023 Formula 1 season will kick off on the weekend of March 5 in Bahrain.