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Monégasque, Monacan
16 October 1997 (21)
Tony Rolt (16 October 1918)
Peter Ashdown (16 October 1934)

statistics

2 (5.7%)
7 (20%)
4 (11.4%)
0 (0%)
1st
2
35
35
221 (6.3 points per race avg)
1802
207 ) (11.5%)
2 (5.7%)
8 (22.9%)
2018 Australian Grand Prix
2019 Italian 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,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

# event constructor
1 2019 Belgian Grand Prix round 13 Ferrari
2 2019 Italian Grand Prix round 14 Ferrari

pole positions

# event constructor
1 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix round 2 Ferrari
2 2019 Austrian Grand Prix round 9 Ferrari
3 2019 Belgian Grand Prix round 13 Ferrari
4 2019 Italian Grand Prix round 14 Ferrari

teams & teammates

season teammate
2018 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber compare 2018
2019 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari compare 2019

news

Throughout his short F1 career so far, Leclerc's ability to self-improve after errors and underperformance has been highlighted as key to his rapid progression.<br>He said he was trying to keep that mindset even after the success of back to back wins.<br>"I always focus on the negatives," said Leclerc ahead of the Singapore GP.<br>"Even after a win, even after a weekend that looked perfect from ...

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Leclerc won the Italian Grand Prix after a feisty drive in which he defended aggressively against Lewis Hamilton and then kept the championship leader's teammate Bottas at bay in the closing laps.<br>During the race, Leclerc picked up a black/white warning flag for moving under braking in his battle with Hamilton, a continuation of a more aggressive approach first seen in the British Grand ...

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Leclerc was deemed to have moved in the braking area when Hamilton attempted to pass him on the outside heading into the second chicane.<br>He became the second driver to receive the unsportsmanlike conduct flag since its reintroduction by race director Michael Masi, following the warning to Pierre Gasly at Spa.<br>However, Leclerc insisted that the warning was not in his mind for the rest of the ...

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Vettel spun out of fourth place early in the race and collided with Lance Stroll as he tried to rejoin, which left race leader Leclerc to fend off Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas on his own.<br>Mercedes split its drivers' strategies so Hamilton pressured Leclerc through the middle phase of the race after an attempted undercut, while Bottas extended his stint by several laps and closed in on ...

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After most of the field had missed out on their second laps in Q3 after jockeying for a tow, Vettel made it clear that qualifying had not run to the plan that had been agreed within Ferrari - indicating that he had expected Leclerc to go ahead and give him a tow.<br>Leclerc stayed behind Vettel for most of the out-lap and only passed him just before Parabolica, after being urged to do so by his ...

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Championship leader Hamilton pressured Ferrari youngster Leclerc for more than 20 laps at Monza, mounting two serious attacks that led to stern defences.<br>On the first occasion, Hamilton moved to the outside at the Roggia chicane and was forced onto the run-off as Leclerc squeezed him to the right, and on the second Leclerc moved across through Curva Grande, forcing Hamilton to back ...

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Hamilton was forced to take evasive action twice in the fight with Leclerc for the lead at Monza – once running wide at the second chicane to avoid an incident and then later having to back off as his Ferrari rival blocked him through Curva Grande.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Leclerc: Verstappen lesson helped me beat Hamilton<br>Italian GP: Leclerc fends off Mercedes duo to win<br><br><br>Although ...

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Leclerc was overtaken by Verstappen late on after wheel-to-wheel contact in the Austrian Grand Prix, and the decision not to penalise Verstappen then has formed part of a new policy to let drivers race each other harder.<br>At Monza on Sunday, Leclerc resisted a lengthy attack from Lewis Hamilton and twice triggered irritated messages from the Mercedes driver over the radio: first when he forced ...

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Leclerc withstood a fierce attack from Lewis Hamilton and then a late charge from Valtteri Bottas to win Ferrari’s home race, one week after claiming his first F1 win at Spa.<br>After the grand prix, in which he kept Hamilton at bay for more than 20 laps despite the Mercedes being in DRS range, Leclerc was left screaming with emotion over the radio.<br>His celebrations were interrupted by a ...

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Leclerc fought single-handedly for victory at Ferrari's home race after team-mate Sebastian Vettel had a spin early on while running fourth.<br>Hamilton gave chase for more than 20 laps in the middle of the grand prix before Bottas took over Mercedes' attack at the end, but Leclerc kept both at bay to win again just seven days after claiming his maiden grand prix victory.<br>Leclerc kept Hamilton ...

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Leclerc put his Ferrari on pole position with a lap of 1m20.126s on his first run in Q3, giving him an advantage of 0.039s over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.<br>But with the tow crucial at Monza, ahead of the second runs the 10 Q3 drivers engaged in a 'slow race' for the ideal position to start their flying laps, with most failing to make to the end of the lap before the chequered flag.<br>This ...

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Ferrari is the pre-event favourite for its home grand prix but Leclerc only marginally beat Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton to the quickest time in Friday's rain-hit second practice session.<br>Leclerc topped both of the 90-minute sessions but is not convinced that form is "the real picture of everything" because Mercedes' fastest FP2 times came when the track conditions were not at their best.<br>"It's ...

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The session started on a largely dry track with some slight damp patches, meaning for the first 25 minutes drivers were able to lap on slick rubber.<br>Given the morning rain that compromised FP1, this led to a busy period of running with Lewis Hamilton setting the pace early on with a best lap of 1m21.972s using medium compound Pirellis.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Italian GP: Leclerc leads McLarens ...

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The Belgian GP winner kicked off Ferrari's home race with the fastest time after emerging on top from a flurry of improvements on slick tyres at the very end of FP1.<br>Leclerc headed the McLarens of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris during a tricky, thrice-interrupted 90-minute session as drivers struggled to handle tricky conditions at Monza, where heavy rain hit overnight before conditions improved ...

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Leclerc held off Lewis Hamilton to win last Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix and atone for near-misses in Bahrain and Austria earlier in the season.<br>Ahead of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza, where he arrives as Ferrari's only race winner in 2019, Leclerc said: "I am very happy this first win is done.<br>"It's always difficult to do this first step but once you do it, it takes quite a bit of ...

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Ferrari has had multiple opportunities to win races but missed out for a variety of reasons including poor strategy decisions, something it called correctly at Spa by using Sebastian Vettel as a "road block" for Leclerc.<br>Tom Errington is joined by Ben Anderson and Edd Straw to discuss the importance of Leclerc's first F1 win, and the impact the victory has on Vettel after a long win drought, as ...

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Leclerc claimed his first F1 victory in last weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix and was praised by Mercedes’ five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton after the race for his performances against Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari.<br>Victory moved Leclerc to just 12 points behind Vettel in the championship, although the Ferrari drivers are only fourth and fifth after a difficult season for the ...

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Leclerc fended off a late Hamilton charge in Belgium on Sunday to finally take his first grand prix victory, 11 races after a Ferrari engine problem robbed him of a win on his second start for the team.<br>The 21-year-old joined Ferrari this season in only his second year in F1, but immediately started troubling four-time world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel and has now outqualified him in the ...

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Leclerc had started his karting career alongside Hubert, the Renault F1 junior who lost his life in a Formula 2 crash at Spa on Saturday.<br>After ending his wait for a maiden F1 win with a fine drive on Sunday, Leclerc immediately dedicated the victory to the 22-year-old Frenchman. <br>“On one hand I have got a dream I’ve had since being a child that has been realised,” said ...

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Leclerc missed on victory in Bahrain because of an engine problem and Austria after a late fight with Max Verstappen, but suffered no such repeat as he finally converted position into victory at the third attempt.<br>Mercedes duo Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas completed the podium after Leclerc's Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel slipped back from second following tyre struggles and an extra ...

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Ferrari driver Leclerc has admitted he has struggled in some races compared to his experienced teammate Sebastian Vettel, who stole a podium from him late on in the Hungarian GP.<br>Leclerc will line up on pole for the third time this season in Sunday's race at Spa after dominating qualifying.<br>"I've been analysing Hungary quite a lot," said Leclerc. "Actually, maybe it looked worse than it ...

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Leclerc had a comfortable advantage after the first runs at Spa and eventually qualified on pole by 0.7s after improving on his second attempt, while teammate Sebastian Vettel had to battle to join him on the front row.<br>After securing his third pole of the season, Leclerc said the improvement was down to changing strategy after his first run.<br>"At first I really targeted the perfect ...

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Leclerc set the pace on the first runs in the Q3 top-10 shootout with a lap of 1m42.644s, which would have been enough to be sure of pole position.<br>But he improved to a 1m42.519s on his second run to make certain of starting from the front.<br>Vettel had to work hard to get a place on the front row, setting the third fastest time on the first run behind Mercedes driver Lewis ...

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Hamilton’s rare mistake triggered a red flag just after the halfway mark in Saturday’s one-hour session when, after setting a personal best first sector, he ploughed into the tyre barrier at the Fagnes chicane. <br>The Mercedes driver lost the rear of his car as he turned in on the outside kerb, then wrestled to catch the slide only to lose the rear again as he ran deeper into the run-off ...

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Leclerc hit the front in the early running when the majority of runners concentrated on using the medium-compound Pirellis, with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen only 0.017s slower.<br>Vettel was the first of the frontrunners to set a time on his performance run on softs, moving to the front with a time of 1m44.753s.<br>Leclerc then responded by setting a time 0.630s quicker than Vettel to reclaim ...

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