The 22-year-old German said it was funny to think some drivers will have raced against two generations of his family
Tickets will be sold at a single discounted price of 100 Bahraini Dinars ($265) for the March 26-28 event.
Schumacher said he would be pushing to improve his performance in every race
The rally also entered the record books as the first FIA World Cup cross-country event to be run on solar power
Emirati Al Suwaidi powers his way to quads triumph in Al Qudra desert
Alonso is set to make his return to motorsport's elite level at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28
Alonso has operation on fractured jaw after a road accident in Switzerland
Ogier had previously been level with compatriot and nine times world champion Sebastien Loeb with seven Monte Carlo rally wins each