David Schumacher (racing driver)
|Born||23 October 2001|
|Related to||Ralf Schumacher (father)|
Michael Schumacher (uncle)
Mick Schumacher (cousin)
|ADAC Formula 4 career|
|Current team||US Racing-CHRS|
|Best finish||9th in 2018|
|Euroformula Open Championship|
Formula 4 UAE Championship
|2018||ADAC Formula 4 Rookie Champion|
Schumacher began karting at a young age, alongside his cousin Mick. From there he competed in multiple karting championships, the highlight of which was finishing as vice-champion of the 2017 DKM Championship to Dennis Hauger.
In August 2017, it was announced that Schumacher would graduate to single-seaters, competing for his father's US Racing outfit in the 2018 ADAC Formula 4 Championship. In January 2018, he made his single-seater debut, contesting the Formula 4 UAE Championship with Rasgaira Motorsports Team from the second round onwards. Claiming three wins, Schumacher ended the season as vice-champion to Charles Weerts.
In ADAC Formula 4, a consistent string of points scoring finishes and eight rookie wins saw Schumacher finish ninth in the overall standings and claim the title of rookie champion.
Schumacher's family includes his father former Formula One racer Ralf, his uncle seven time Formula One world champion Michael and his cousin 2018 European Formula 3 champion Mick.
|2017-18||Formula 4 UAE Championship||Rasgaira Motorsports Team||20||3||5||4||16||325||2nd|
|2018||ADAC Formula 4 Championship||US Racing-CHRS||20||0||0||0||0||103||9th|
|Euroformula Open Championship||RP Motorsport||4||0||0||0||0||0||NC†|
|Spanish Formula 3 Championship||4||0||0||0||0||38||6th|
|2019||F3 Asian Winter Series||Pinnacle Motorsport||3||0||0||0||1||31||4th*|
† As Schumacher was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points. * Season still in progress.
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- "DKM Champions Declared at the Finale in Italy". October 23, 2017. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
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- Wood, Elliot (January 18, 2018). "David Schumacher to make car racing debut in F4 UAE". FormulaScout. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
- "Schumacher's nephew is runner-up in debut season despite missing four races". March 5, 2018. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
- Jackson, Connor (September 23, 2018). "SCHUMACHER CLAIMS ROOKIE TITLE DURING CLEAN SWEEP FOR US RACING". The Checkered Flag. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
- "David Schumacher to make Euroformula debut with RP Motorsport". September 26, 2018. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
- Suttill, Josh (January 8, 2019). "David Schumacher to races in Asian F3 Winter Series as part of three-car Pinnacle line-up". FormulaScout. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
- David Schumacher career summary at DriverDB.com