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Monégasque, Monacan
16 October 1997 (20)
Tony Rolt (16 October 1918)
Peter Ashdown (16 October 1934)

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6th (2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix)
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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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2018 Marcus Ericsson
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On the back of some impressive showings this season, Leclerc has emerged as the prime candidate to line up alongside Vettel in 2019 if Ferrari decides that Raikkonen is not worth keeping.Read Also:Why Leclerc is ready for FerrariSpeaking ahead of the German Grand Prix, Vettel said that he felt both men would be a good fit for Ferrari – but was clear that time was cle ...

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There's an old saying in sport particularly apposite to 20-year-old Sauber driver Charles Leclerc: if you're good enough, you're old enough.Since Ferrari's growing impatience with Kimi Raikkonen emerged last month and the prospects of Leclerc being promoted from the team's junior ranks to the frontline dramatically improved, questions have been asked about whether the Monegasque is ...

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Leclerc won the GP3 Series title in 2016 and followed that with the Formula 2 title last year, before earning a drive with Sauber this season.Russell won last year’s GP3 title, and took the F2 points’ lead in Austria last weekend with a win and a second place, making it four victories this season so far.“I think times are changing slightly, you have the likes of Verstappen, Ocon and ...

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The Sauber driver had looked set for another strong showing in qualifying at the Red Bull Ring, but was handed some bad news after final practice when it was discovered his gearbox had broken.With his car having stopped on track at the end of the session, Sauber discovered that the gearbox failure had been caused by a problem with the rear wishbones.Asked by Motorsport.com about ...

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Leclerc ground to a halt as he came out of the pitlane towards the end of final practice, a session in which he was classified 10th.As his car requires a fresh gearbox, he will take a five-place grid penalty because the unit being replaced has not done the six consecutive events required by the rules.Sauber team principal Frederic Vasseur expects the work to be completed in time for ...

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Ferrari is understood to be leaning towards replacing Raikkonen with Leclerc for 2019.Rumours emerged in the build-up to the Austrian GP suggesting Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne wants to fast-track that move with a seat swap between Leclerc and Raikkonen after the summer break.Vasseur said: "We have a contract until the end of the season and we didn't speak so far about the ...

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In this week's episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Mithila and Kunal do some math and tell you why. Well, even if they could be evenly matched on talent, is maturity one key area where Leclerc scores higher? We know such stories create controversies, but they are still worth visiting.Also in this episode: we try and calculate how old Fernando Alonso would be if he takes a break to ...

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Leclerc followed up his recent run of good results by making Q3 and qualifying eighth at Paul Ricard, amid growing expectation he could replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season.Although Leclerc is clearly a key element in Sauber’s current revival, Vasseur says he has no concerns about the Monesgasque’s potential departure.“It’s a problem for the rich at the end of the day,” Vas ...

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Leclerc made it into the final part of qualifying for the first time in his fledgling career and will start eighth, two places behind the man he could replace at Ferrari next season, Kimi Raikkonen.Four-time champions Hamilton and Vettel have previously ...

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Raikkonen, who turns 39 in October, earned a one-year contract extension with the Italian team last year.However, Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne said in December that the 2007 world champion needed more consistency and that "probably this [2018] is the last season to find the right key".Raikkonen enjoyed a strong start to 2018, scoring three podiums in the first four races and ...

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Leclerc recorded his third point-scoring finish of the season in Canada, as well as his fourth consecutive Q2 appearance.Ericsson says a lack of confidence in his qualifying set-up is restricting his potential, and he's ready to make major changes at Paul Ricard this weekend.When asked if he felt the pressure building from Leclerc's performances, Ericsson replied: "He's done a very ...

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The Sauber rookie had a tricky first three races of the 2018 season but turned that around with a change in set-up and a move away from the driving style he honed on his way to back-to-back titles in GP3 and F2.Leclerc, who has since scored points in three of the last four races, said it was "crazy" to have "so many new things in Formula 1 and they are pushing so much into ...

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The Sauber driver has made it into the second part of qualifying for each of the last four grands prix and scored points in three of those races.During that same spell, teammate Marcus Ericsson, in his fifth year in F1, has not made Q2 once and has not scored points since Bahrain earlier in the year.Asked about what the wave of good form is doing for his confidence, Leclerc said ...

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Leclerc made it to Q2 for the fourth time in a row on Saturday, and will start the Canadian GP from 13th place, six places ahead of teammate Marcus Ericsson who damaged his car in qualifying."It felt great," Leclerc told Motorsport.com. "A very positive day for us. Fourth Q2 in a row, I could not be happier. "I think we maximised the car that we had here. We had a very good balance ...

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The Sauber driver has been a Ferrari protege since 2016, and he has been tipped as a future Ferrari driver while learning the ropes in F1 further down the grid.Ferrari’s usual conservatism with its driver line-up means it has been considered unlikely Leclerc could replace Kimi Raikkonen after just one season in F1, but he said ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix that is the scenario he ...

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Four-time champions Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton said the hype around the Formula 2 champion was justified in the build-up to the Monaco Grand Prix.Retired drivers Nico Rosberg, the 2016 world champion, and Felipe Massa also heaped praise on the Sauber rookie before his home race. “It feels amazing,” Leclerc said when asked by Motorsport.com how it felt to ...

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Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly ran a very long first stint to rise from 10th to sixth but looked as though he would drop out of the points as others stopped earlier and eradicated his pitstop window.Hartley was 12th, heading a group of midfield contenders that moved into points contention by stopping earlier, and just 15 seconds behind Gasly on lap 26 but had dropped to 28s back when Gasly ...

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Leclerc slammed into the back of Hartley’s Toro Rosso after his Sauber suffered a brake failure exiting the tunnel, with the impact forcing both drivers out of the race.Both drivers were summoned to the stewards after the race, but with the incident clearly being caused by a car failure, no punishments were handed out.“The stewards reviewed video evidence and heard from the driver of ...

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Ferrari Driver Academy graduate Leclerc, who maintains close links to the Italian team, stepped up to F1 this year after back-to-back titles in GP3 and Formula 2.After a tricky beginning to his rookie season Leclerc has scored points in two successive races, including a sixth-place finish in Azerbaijan.Asked by Motorsport.com about their opinion of Leclerc, Vettel said "the hype is ...

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Leclerc got ahead of Alonso on the opening lap when the McLaren driver was delayed by Carlos Sainz at Turn 2 and then Romain Grosjean's spinning Haas at Turn 3.He kept the 2005 and 2006 F1 title winner behind for most of the opening stint until cold tyres at a virtual safety car restart left him vulnerable to an Alonso attack."It was great to fight with Fernando," said Leclerc. "In ...

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During the final minutes of the session, Leclerc was closing on the slower-moving Magnussen on the pit straight and moved to pass on the inside line, only for Magnussen to move across, forcing Leclerc to back off sharply."Magnussen needs to understand that he's not alone on track," complained Leclerc on the team radio. "Honestly... He's on a slow lap and he stays on the line. Every ...

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The Sauber driver started 13th in Azerbaijan after making it into the second part of qualifying for the first time and moved up to sixth place in the opening stint of a dramatic race.He slipped down the top 10 as other drivers recovered but more incidents later in the race helped him score his first F1 points finish in style.Asked by Motorsport.com if this meant Q2 appearances and ...

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The reigning Formula 2 champion had a tricky start to his rookie F1 season, making a number of errors, but was one of the stars in Azerbaijan last weekend.Leclerc made it into the second part of qualifying for the first time and then scored his first F1 points on Sunday after rising from 13th on the grid to sixth in a frenzied grand prix.He won back-to-back titles in GP3 and F2 but ...

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On the back of his maiden Q2 appearance, Sauber rookie Leclerc spent much of a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix running within the top 10 and eventually brought the car home in sixth for what was his team's best result since 2015.The Monegasque finished a place ahead of McLaren driver Alonso, having used fresher tyres to pass the two-time world champion down the inside of Turn 1 midway ...

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The Sauber driver outqualified his more experienced teammate Marcus Ericsson for the first time on Saturday at the Shanghai circuit, and ran ahead of him in the opening stint of the race.However, a spin at Turn 1 briefly left Leclerc in the gravel and caused floor damage that compromised the rest of his race and left him 19th, last of the finishers.Leclerc initially thought the floor ...

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