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Mick Schumacher could be facing F1 sacking after Haas boss' latest comment

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Haas chief Guenther Steiner has revealed there is a "50-50" chance they will not extend Mick Schumacher's contract beyond the current F1 season, with the German racer's future in the sport in doubt.

The 23-year-old is the son of legendary driver Michael Schumacher and followed in his footsteps when he signed his first F1 deal with Haas in 2021.

However, Schumacher endured a difficult debut season, failing to pick up any points. So far this season, Schumacher has picked up 12 points, but has been criticised by Steiner for lacking consistency.

And with just six races left in the season, Schumacher still has an opportunity to convince Steiner to extend his contract. Speaking to RTL, Steiner said there is still a "50/50" chance Schumacher could stay at Haas, but he will not be rushed into making a decision. "You put yourself under pressure and we don't need that, we're only playing against ourselves," he said. "We don't actually have any time pressure at all – everyone else has time pressure, but we don't.

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