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Schumacher's boy impresses in F4 debut

Published 1912 GMT (0312 HKT) April 25, 2015
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Mick Schumacher celebrates after winning the trophy for the best rookie in the opening race of the new ADAC Formula Four championship. Mario Bartkowiak/Bongarts/Getty Images
The 16-year-old finished ninth as he made his car-racing debut at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on April 25. Mario Bartkowiak/Bongarts/Getty Images
The son of seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher is pictured right on the podium with race winner Marvin Dienst (left) and third-placed Mattia Drudi. Mario Bartkowiak/Bongarts/Getty Images
Schumacher had started from 19th on the grid out of 35 drivers. RONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Schumacher previously competed in kart racing, as he father did many years before him. YORICK JANSENS/AFP/Getty Images/file
Schumacher (pictured) was signed for 2015 by the Van Amersfoort Racing team, along with Harrison Newey -- the son of champion F1 car designer Adrian Newey. Hardy Gertz/Bongarts/Getty Images
Schumacher had previously raced under the surname Betsch -- the maiden name of his mother Corinna, pictured here with his father Michael. Mark Thompson/Getty Images/file
Michael Schumacher is still recovering from the 2013 skiing accident that left him in a coma with serious head injuries. DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images/file