Schumi III takes to the track

A new Schumacher has joined the world of motor sport. Dubbed Schumi III by the German media, Michael Schumacher s son Mick has made his racing debut at a small karting event at the Sils circuit in Spain.

Schumacher is believed to have chosen a race in Spain over one in Germany to try and help reduce the media pressure. His son was also entered under the name Mick Betsch Betsch being the maiden name of Schumacher s wife, Corinna in an attempt to keep his true identity under wraps. The seven-time world champion did not attend the race instead, Mick s paternal grandfather Rolf was present.

Mick Schumacher finished his two races in tenth and eighth and is expected to tak part in the next three rounds of the competition.