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Michael Schumacher's son to drive in Formula 4

Updated: 2015-03-02 20:01

FRANKFURT - Michael Schumacher's 15-year-old son Mick has signed a contract with Van Amersfoort Racing to drive in the Formula 4, a series for young talents.

The Dutch team's owner Frits van Amersfoort says "we have watched his skills in test driving and are looking forward to a successful season."

Mick Schumacher finished second in the German kart championship last season.

His father Michael is the most successful driver in Formula One history with seven titles.

Michael Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident in December 2013. He was retired at the time of the accident.

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