After a slow start to the year, the Belgian race weekend halfway through the season proved to be a turning point for him, and he secured eight wins between Spa and the season finishing to rise from 10th in the standings to champion, overturning Dan Ticktum’s 67-point advantage.
Formula 2 champion
For 2019, Mick moved up to the FIA F2 championship with Prema and was announced as a Ferrari Driver Academy member ahead of the season.rnrnHe suffered a similarly slow start reminiscent of his Euro F3 debut year though. A handful of points finishes were separated by mistakes and collisions, and the majority of his points were achieved in the sprint races.
At the Hungarian round, Schumacher finished the feature race in eight place, giving him reverse grid pole for the Sunday sprint. He converted the pole for his first F2 victory, his only one in the 2019 season. He finished the year 12th in the standings.
He remained with Prema for 2020 and once more enjoyed a second-season swing in form.