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Charles Leclerc

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Monégasque, Monacan
16 October 1997 (22)
Tony Rolt (16 October 1918)
Peter Ashdown (16 October 1934)

statistics

2 (3.9%)
12 (23.5%)
7 (13.7%)
0 (0%)
1st
3
51
51
352 (6.9 points per race avg)
2956
246 ) (8.3%)
4 (7.8%)
11 (21.6%)
2018 Australian Grand Prix
2020 Tuscan Grand Prix

about Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc (French pronunciation: ?[?a?l l?kl??]; born 16 October 1997) is a Monégasque racing driver, currently driving for Sauber in the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. A member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, he won the GP3 Series championship in 2016 and the FIA Formula 2 Championship in 2017.


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seasons

2018, 2019, 2020,

finishing positions

grid positions

teams & teammates

season teammate
2018 Marcus Ericsson
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2019 Sebastian Vettel
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2020 Sebastian Vettel
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Ferrari entered the Mugello race weekend looking to bounce back from two races without points after struggling with the low downforce requirements of Spa and Monza.<br>While teammate Sebastian Vettel dropped out in Q2, qualifying 14th, Leclerc was able to advance to Q3 and then secure fifth place on the grid with his final lap.<br>Although Leclerc benefitted from a yellow flag behind that denied ...

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Following two difficult race weekends at Spa and Monza that saw Ferrari fail to score any points, Leclerc was a surprise name near the top of the timesheets in first practice on Friday.<br>The Monegasque driver finished opening practice third fastest, trailing pace-setter Valtteri Bottas by just three tenths of a second.<br>But Leclerc dropped to 10th in second practice, with teammate Sebastian ...

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The Monegasque driver caused a red flag halfway through the Monza race last weekend when he lost control of his Ferrari at the high-speed Parabolica corner.<br>His car speared across the gravel trap and hit the tyre wall on the outside of the turn, causing enough damage to the barriers to force the race to be stopped.<br>While Leclerc was able to climb out of the car unaided, he admitted to ...

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Leclerc crashed out at high speed near the exit of the final corner at Monza, losing the rear of his car and spinning into the barrier at one of the fastest points of the circuit.<br>Leclerc was quick to report that he was unharmed and managed to get out of his car unassisted, but the medical car was deployed due to the severity of the crash along with the safety car.<br>Following one lap under ...

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Leclerc could manage only 13th place in Q2, while his teammate Sebastian Vettel failed to progress from the first session, and will start 17th.<br>It's the first time since 1984 that there are no Ferraris in the top 10 on the grid of the Italian GP.<br>On that occasion Michele Alboreto started 11th and Rene Arnoux 14th, although on a Sunday afternoon of high attrition the former rose to second ...

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Ferrari has struggled so far in 2020 after its controversial engine "settlement" with the FIA, with the SF1000 down on power and struggling with the extra drag its aerodynamic parts generate as a result.<br>Leclerc has picked up two surprise podiums in the opening seven races, but Ferrari still currently sits fifth in the constructors' championship, which would be its worst position since 1981 ...

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When the safety car came out after the Antonio Giovinazzi/George Russell accident those in the second half of the field had the opportunity to pit on that lap, and Leclerc duly came in.<br>However, the team knew that it would be a slightly longer long stop, as the Monegasque driver had an issue with his pneumatic system, which needed an air refill – a procedure that all teams practice and are ...

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Ferrari had expected to "suffer" at the Belgian Grand Prix due to its ongoing straight-line speed struggles that have led to a difficult start to the 2020 season.<br>But the team was left fighting with the lower-midfield runners during Friday's practice running at Spa as Leclerc and Vettel ended the day in 15th and 17th place respectively.<br>Leclerc finished 1.6 seconds down on pace-setter Max ...

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Ferrari has experienced a difficult start to the 2020 Formula 1 season after technical directives introduced for this year caused its power unit to lose performance.<br> It has left Ferrari a lowly fifth in the constructors’ championship after the opening six races, with Leclerc scoring its only podium finishes so far this year at the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone. Leclerc claimed his ...

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Leclerc had been in contention to score some points at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya before his engine cut out after hitting a kerb in the final sector, causing him to spin.<br>While Leclerc was able to get back to the pits and have his seat belts re-tightened after not expecting to rejoin the race, Ferrari opted to retire the car, later citing an electrical issue as the cause of his ...

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Hubert lost his life in a crash in the Formula 2 feature race in Belgium last year when his car was hit side-on at high-speed at the exit of Raidillon.<br>The Frenchman's death overshadowed last year's Belgian Grand Prix and especially affected a number of young drivers who had grown up with and knew Hubert well. And for Leclerc especially, who went on to secure his maiden F1 triumph the day after ...

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Leclerc was running 11th at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya before hitting the kerb at the exit of the final chicane, causing him to spin.<br>The hit with the kerb caused an electrical issue on Leclerc’s Ferrari power unit that saw him lose power, leaving him stranded at the final corner.<br>Leclerc undid his seatbelts and was preparing to get out of the car when the engine ...

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Pirelli had indicated that it didn’t expect anyone to try a one-stop and potentially risk tyre issues, but Ferrari’s sporting director Laurent Mekies suggested before the race that the Maranello-based team might take some risks on the strategy side. <br>Along with Renault’s Esteban Ocon, who finished eighth from 14th on the grid, Ferrari's Leclerc used a one-stop to propel himself ...

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Just one week after Leclerc qualified fourth and finished third for Ferrari at the British Grand Prix, the Italian outfit has had a more challenging time this time out as it has struggled with the softer compound tyres.<br>Speaking to Sky F1 after the session, Leclerc said he was not partcularly shocked that he had been unable to repeat last weekend’s result.<br>“Surprise? No,” he said. “I ...

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The Monegasque is one of a few drivers who has declined to kneel down during the anti racism protests because they don't feel comfortable doing so – even though they all fully support the campaign.<br>Leclerc explained his stance in a recent interview with Gazzetta dello Sport – where he said he does not want to kneel because some anti-racism protests have been associated with ...

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Ferrari endured a difficult start to the 2020 season in which it qualified no higher than seventh in the opening two races, and scored just 19 points across the two weekends.<br>An update package planned for Hungary was fast-tracked to the second Austria race in a bid to give a performance boost, only for Leclerc and teammate Sebastian Vettel to collide on the first lap of the race, forcing them ...

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Both Ferrari drivers were forced to retire early on at the Red Bull Ring after Leclerc ran into the side of Vettel's car on the opening lap, leaving both with damage.<br>It marked the second time in four races a clash between Vettel and Leclerc had caused a double retirement for Ferrari following their collision in Brazil last year.<br>Leclerc was quick to accept responsibility for the collision ...

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Leclerc and Vettel collided on the opening lap of the Styrian Grand Prix after Leclerc tried to pass up the inside of his teammate at Turn 3.<br>Vettel had lost a place after starting 10th, while Leclerc was recovering from 14th on the grid after receiving a penalty on Saturday, only to misjudge the move and run into the rear of his team-mate's car.<br>The collision left Vettel's rear wing hanging ...

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Leclerc ran into the rear of Vettel after trying to pass up the inside of his teammate at Turn 3 on the opening lap of Sunday's race at the Red Bull Ring.<br>The collision left Vettel with damage that ended his race immediately, while Leclerc was instructed to retire four laps later due to a broken floor on his Ferrari SF1000 car.<br>It marks the second time in four races that both Ferraris have ...

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Charles Leclerc received a letter from the FIA after he was pictured on social media in Monaco in the days between the two races at the Red Bull Ring.<br>During the Austrian GP weekend, Sebastian Vettel was cautioned after he was seen talking to Helmut Marko and Christian Horner of Red Bull Racing with no one wearing masks, thus breaking the strict 'bubble' requirements that keep teams ...

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The Monegasque driver had a frustrating session and qualified only 11th, and he thus tumbles down to 14th.<br>He was also still subject to a separate investigation regarding crossing a control line when the red flag was out, but no further action was taken.<br>The stewards said: "The red flag came at the moment the driver of Car 16 was approaching the entry of Turn 9 and the driver was fully ...

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The Ferrari driver had a difficult time in the wet conditions, and had got knocked out at the end of Q2 to take a provisional 11th spot on the grid.<br>However, he could face a grid drop after the FIA said he had been summoned over two offences.<br>The first was for failing to return to the pits immediately after the red flag was shown at the end of Q1 for Antonio Giovinazzi's stranded Alfa ...

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Leclerc could qualify only seventh, but after a strong run in a race of high attrition he moved up to third place on the road at the flag, having passed Lando Norris and Sergio Perez in the closing stages of the race.<br>A five-second penalty for Lewis Hamilton moved him up to second place.<br>The Monegasque driver admitted that the result had come as a surprise.<br>"I'm extremely happy, it feels ...

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Bottas crossed the line as the winner of an attrition race 0.6-second clear of his teammate, but Hamilton was immediately demoted, which boosted Lando Norris to first F1 career podium in third.<br>Hamilton's incident with Albon happened after the end of the race's third safety car period and after Mercedes had had to intervene with its drivers due to critical reliability warnings.<br>At the start ...

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With the Italian outfit having elected to revamp its current car after a disappointing pre-season test, it knows that until the changes come on board for the Hungarian Grand Prix then it could struggle.<br>The wait for the upgrades could be enough to allow rivals Mercedes and Red Bull to pull clear and, if the season ends up being truncated, then the lost ground could wreck any hopes of a title ...

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