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2018-05-14 10:03

STEPPING UP: Mick Schumacher, son of former F1 driver Michael Schumacher, has reportedly been signed to be a junior driver for the Mercedes F1 team. Image: AFP / Ronald Wittek

Paris - Mick Schumacher says he is aiming to win this year's European F3 championship.

Last year, the 19-year-old son of seven time world champion Michael Schumacher finished the series 12th.

"Of course, as a driver, you always set the championship as the goal," said the German.

'I don't want to sound great'

"I have a very good feeling, I am well prepared, have had very good tests and I feel completely ready," Schumacher said in Pau, France, ahead of the opening race.

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"But I don't want to sound great now. I want to drive," Schumacher added.

"I think there are again five to eight drivers fighting for the title. I will do everything I can to be one of them."

"I would like to improve in certain areas and will continue to work on myself.  I want to show that I have improved," he also told Auto Bild: 

"Mick is motivated and ambitious. I'm sure he'll do an impressive season," according to Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm.

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