Mick Schumacher To Partner Raikkonen At Alfa Romeo In 2021 – Reports

Raikkonen is yet to publicly confirm whether or not he plans to retire at the end of the 2020 F1 season.

Mick Schumacher and veteran F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen are set to be team-mates at Alfa Romeo next year, according to reports.

Schumacher, who currently leads the Formula Two standings, will make his F1 weekend debut at the upcoming Eifel Grand Prix.

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Specifically, he will drive an Alfa Romeo in the first free practice session of the weekend.

Last month, Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur said they are looking to retain Kimi Raikkonen for the 2021 season, but the Finn is yet to publicly make a decision on his future.

Lawrence Barreto, senior writer for the official Formula 1 website, has now said: “My sources say he is now leaning towards staying put for another year – something Alfa Romeo are understood to want, with the Finn proving time and time again this year how critical he can be to car development, with the red and white cars showing an upturn in form of late with some successful updates.

“It’s as close to certain as you can get that the Finn, who will be 42 next year, will be an Alfa Romeo driver next season.”

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