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Ouch! Schumi's son crashes in F4 race

2015-06-06 19:53

CLOSE CALL ON TRACK: Mick Schumacher was not injured when he crashed into a tyre barrier during a Formula 4 race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Image: AP / Jens Wolf

VIENNA Austria - Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, had his second crash in Formula Four on Saturday (June 6 2015).

The 16-year-old racer hit a tyre wall at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, but was not hurt.

After a successful karting career, the young Schumacher began Formula Four in 2015, winning his first victory in April 2015 in only his third race.

PRE-SEASON CRASH

In March 2015 Wheels24 reported that Mick kicked off his single-seater career with a crash.

VIDEO: Mick Schumacher crashes during F4 race

The crash occurred during pre-season testing for the 2015 German Formula 4 series at the Lausitzring circuit, Germany. He lost control of his F4 racer while travelling at 160km/h, according to German daily Welt.


Read: Schumi's son crashes F4 racer at 160km/h


In April 2015 Wheels24 reported that Michael Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm, was working hard to keep news about the health of her famous client quiet.

Ever since Schumacher was injured during a skiing fall in 2013 Kehm has carefully guarded his privacy.

Italy's Autosprint claims this has been especially true over the past few months, during which there was barely any news about the health of the former Ferrari and Mercedes driver.

Watch Mick Schumacher's F4 crash: Click on the gif below to view the video




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