The German had a substantial crash in Q2 in Jeddah, and was taken to medicalfacility for preventive checks. He was launched quickly lateron without any injuries.
Haas chose to withdraw Schumacher from the race, team employer Gunther Steiner stating “it doesn’t make sense” to develop up a brand-new carsandtruck and start from the pitlane offered that parts are in brief supply ahead of the Australian GP in a fortnight.
But speaking in the paddock on Sunday afternoon, Schumacher stated he would haveactually been allset to race if required.
“Yeah, I’m for sure allset, or I would be prepared to go racing,” he informed picked media, consistingof Motorsport.com.
“It’s simply element management, carsandtruck parts in basic, we have to see and appearance after that we are undoubtedly able to race in Melbourne.
“I understood that it’s race 2, extra parts are normally rather hard at this time of year. So I kind of figured that may be hard, however nevertheless, I was hoping for a race today.”
Once I lost the rear, I understood what was coming
Schumacher didn’t appear to be moving straight after the crash, however stated he was simply makingup himself as he waited for the marshals to gethere on the scene.
“I was 100%. It was primarily aggravation, and me being frustrated by the reality that this occurred, and certainly simply showing on what I’d simply gone through, and what I might haveactually done muchbetter,” he stated.
“I think that I simply desired to make sure priorto I began moving unpredictably around that whatever is fine. And undoubtedly, all the marshals and likewise the physicians came by and made sure that I was all fine.
“It was a huge one. From what I heard, we were like around 270 km/h when I did struck that wall. I believe in a roadway vehicle, that wouldn’t appearance rather well. But I indicate, thankfully, the vehicles are so safe these days that I was able to walk away from it and stand here with no problems.
“Let’s state it like this, when I lost the rear, I understood what was coming. So I might prepare for it.”
Schumacher’s Haas was all however composed off in the event
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Schumacher lost control over his vehicle by running over the Turn 9 exit kerbs, which practically triggered a comparable shunt for Alpine’s Esteban Ocon.
He idea the absence of rake on this year’s automobiles indicates it is simpler to bottom out the back end of the automobile over high kerbs.
“From what I keepinmind, last year it was less of a issue simply because of the method the automobiles were constructed, we had a extremely high rake, the back of the vehicle was generally rather up in the air,” he discussed.
“Nowadays, the automobiles go quite low, specifically on this circuit. So the minute you do strike this kerb, which is rather high, the back tires is lose contact to the surfacearea.
“That suggests that there will be a snap of some sort. And we saw that I believe likewise from a coupleof other motorists in Q3, where they had a close minute.
“And I believe it’s something absolutely that individuals will have to modify and see [if it needs] to be repaired, if we come back here.”