Michael Schumacher’s teeange son, Mick, has been voted one of the top drivers to take part in the Mercedes-Benz season celebration at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. World Champion Lewis Hamilton and his teammate Nico Rosberg will also rule the racetrack in Stuttgart.
Mick Schumacher, David Coulthard, Jean Alesi, Bernd Schneider and Bernd Maylander were the fans’ choices for the show races that will take place on December, 12th. Who will race who? To get that answer, from now on, supporters can decide the racing pairs at mercedes.me/starsandcars.
For the first time in its history, the Stars & Cars event will happen at the stadium, at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, the home of Bundesliga team VfB Stuttgart. And also a premiere for the event, there will be some real action there, not only the usual demo races that fans got used to.
In two weeks from now, the 7 or 8-meter wide track will host 15 races and five special fixtures. The main competition of the very special Saturday will include four races and all participants will drive identical cars to show off their skills.
The Top 6 drivers selected in the ballot:
Mick Schumacher (61,554 Votes): Third place in 2015 ADAC Formula 4 rookie standings.
David Coulthard (61,080 Votes): 2001 Formula One championship runner-up with McLaren-Mercedes.
Mika Häkkinen (60,707 Votes): 1998 and 1999 Formula One World Champion with McLaren-Mercedes
Jean Alesi (58,414 Votes): Ex-Formula One and DTM driver.
Bernd Schneider (57,140 Votes): Record-breaking DTM champion (five DTM titles with Mercedes-Benz).
Bernd Mayländer (56,216 Votes): Ex-DTM driver and driver of the official Formula One Safety Car.