“My idol is my dad,” he said in an interview for the German broadcaster RTL. “Simply because he is the best. He is my role model.”
And Schumacher said his goal is to emulate what his father – seven time world champion Michael Schumacher – achieved.
“My goal is to become Formula One world champion,” he said.
The younger Schumacher is already working as a brand ambassador for Mercedes, but he also has an open invitation to join Ferrari’s young driver program.
“I’m doing it my way for the moment,” he said. “What the future brings, we’ll see.