Charles Leclerc

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Russian Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc to start from back…

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc will start this weekend's Russian Grand Prix from the back of the grid as a result of using a new, upgraded engine. The new power-unit features a revised hybrid system that provides a significant performance upgrade. Leclerc has already used his permitted number of engines this season so a new one means an automatic grid penalty. His Ferrari team-mate Carlos Sainz will continue with the old-specification hybrid system. The Spaniard will receive the upgraded engine at an unspecified point later
Local Leclerc leads Ferrari one-two in Monaco practice

Local Leclerc leads Ferrari one-two in Monaco practice

LONDON: Local hero Charles Leclerc went from last to first on home town streets to lead a stunning Ferrari one-two in a red-flagged second Monaco Grand Prix practice on Thursday. The 23-year-old Monegasque, born and bred in the Mediterranean principality, lapped the metal-fenced layout with a best time of one minute 11.684 seconds in the afternoon session. Leclerc, who has yet to score a point on home territory, had managed only four laps in the morning sunshine before being sidelined by a gearbox
Leclerc hopes for a home race with better luck than before

Leclerc hopes for a home race with better luck…

LONDON: Charles Leclerc has yet to score a point in his home Monaco Grand Prix but, with two retirements followed by no race in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Ferrari driver is due a change of fortune this weekend. The 23-year-old, who grew up watching the cars race around the harbourside track and took the school bus along roads familiar to every Formula One fan, was excited at the prospect on Wednesday. "I love it, but I've had a bit of a
Ferrari give Leclerc his race winning 2019 F1 car

Ferrari give Leclerc his race winning 2019 F1 car

Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc has a new car in his garage - the one he raced to victory from pole position in Belgium and Italy in 2019. The 23-year-old Monaco resident posted pictures on Instagram on Friday of the SF90 under a red Ferrari covering in the back of a transporter and then safely indoors. "Something special just arrived home," he said. Ferrari replied on Twitter by saying "we hope you enjoy it". The back-to-back 2019 race wins are the only

“Thank You for Everything” – Charles Leclerc Pens an…

With Ferrari officially confirming Sebastian Vettel’s exit, Charles Leclerc took to social media to share his thoughts. The Monegasque penned down an emotional post, highlighting the pair’s time together as teammates. Leclerc thanked Vettel for “everything” in a heartwarming message. Charles Leclerc reacts to Vettel’s release Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel didn’t have the best of relationships in their first year as teammates. There were plenty of controversies, some questionable moments on track and a lot of internal friction. Despite their on track differences, Leclerc and Vettel