The dangerous action between Mazepin and Schumacher in Azerbaijan that could end in tragedy and was not seen on TV

Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, at the Azerbaijan GP

Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, at the Azerbaijan GP
Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, at the Azerbaijan GP
LAT Photo / Haas F1 Team

Twisty and complicated circuits like the one in Baku perfectly portray which drivers are qualified for Formula 1 and which ones shouldn’t spend a second sharing clues with others.

The highlight of Fernando Alonso in the Azerbaijan GP

Fernando Alonso’s impressive highlight at the Azerbaijan GP: from 10th to 6th in five corners

Beyond incidents like that of Lewis hamilton in the highlight or accidents such as those of Lance Stroll or Max verstappen, caused by various factors, on paths as narrow as that of the Azerbaijani capital it is necessary to good reflexes and a lot of concentration to avoid serious scares.

This had to prove Mick schumacher at the end of the Azerbaijan race. Your partner Nikita mazepin He got off to a better start in those last two laps, even though he hadn’t been able to keep up with the seven-time champion’s son throughout the race (the shortest distance was 20 seconds). In just one lap, Mick had already hunted him and, since he was coming faster, he went to overtake him on the straight line. The Russian proved once again that he is a dangerous pilot for the rest of the competitors, including his own partner in Haas.

In the middle of the straight, to prevent Schumacher from overtaking him, Mazepin made a dangerous turn to the right in the middle of the German’s trajectory, who had to swerve to avoid crashing. “Seriously, what the hell is that? What is he doing? Does he want to kill us or what?”, he complained over the radio, while his engineer calmed him down: “Roger, Mick, checkered flag, checkered flag.”

The pilot Nikita Mazepin (left), with his father the billionaire Dmitry Mazepin

Nikita Mazepin’s F1 career at risk: he will have to do military service in Russia

Mazepin is one of the rookies of this year, like his partner Schumacher or the Japanese Yuki tsunoda. After demonstrating in the F2 that he is a very aggressive driver, in Formula 1 he has become a recurring joke given his fondness for spinning (has earned the nickname ‘Mazespin‘). Rare is the session in which he has not tried the loopholes, at the very least.

Now he is in the process of trying to get rid of military service in Russia, where it is compulsory unless he is studying.

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