Schumacher himself was therefore “happy because he knows he can learn from Kevin” in view of the news about his new teammate,” said Steiner.
The Dane wants to be asked about it but not become a Schumi teacher. “I’m not supposed to be a mentor,” he reveals. “I’m supposed to drive good races, develop the car, score points. Of course, part of that is the relationship with your teammates. You can benefit from each other, but in the end you race against each other. It’s important for the team that we don’t get in each other’s way.”
For Kevin Magnussen it is the second chance in Formula 1. That’s why he didn’t hesitate when Haas team boss Steiner called him and offered the job. K-Mag, as the Dane is also called: “I had actually finished Formula 1, but the offer was too good not to accept. I was extremely happy when Günther asked me and immediately said yes.”