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

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5 (16.1%)
2 (6.5%)
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2nd (2019 Austrian Grand Prix)
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31
31
159 (5.1 points per race avg)
1608
124 ) (7.7%)
2 (6.5%)
7 (22.6%)
2018 Australian Grand Prix
2019 British 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

pole positions

# event constructor
1 2019 Bahrain International Circuit round 2 Ferrari
2 2019 Red Bull Ring round 9 Ferrari

teams & teammates

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

news

The Formula 1 race at Silverstone was brought alive by some fantastic battling between the Red Bull and Ferrari drivers, as they fought it out wheel-to-wheel for the first time since their controversial incident at the Red Bull Ring.<br>With Leclerc having vowed ahead of the weekend to drive more robustly after Verstappen escaped a sanction for their clash in Austria, there was no quarter given as ...

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Leclerc left it late to post his fastest time of 1m25.905s on soft tyres on a cool, drizzly Saturday morning at Silverstone, the lap putting him 0.026s ahead of Vettel.<br>Mercedes driver Hamilton headed up Red Bull pair Pierre Gasly and Max Verstappen, while Valtteri Bottas ended up sixth-fastest in the second Mercedes.<br>The arrival of light rain a little more than 10 minutes into the session ...

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Leclerc ended Friday's running third-fastest behind the Mercedes duo, trailing pace-setter Valtteri Bottas by less than two tenths.<br>But Ferrari’s deficit appeared a lot more sizeable in longer runs, and Leclerc marked this out as the overriding concern during what he felt was “not a great day”.<br>“It was quite a difficult day for us,” Leclerc said. “We tested quite a lot of things ...

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Leclerc lost the first victory of his F1 career when Verstappen passed him late on at the Red Bull Ring, a move that triggered a lengthy post-race review as the two banged wheels and Leclerc ended up off track.<br>Afterwards, a video circulated on social media that showed a young Leclerc dismissing a WSK Euro Series karting clash with Verstappen in 2012 as just a racing incident, while Verstappen ...

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The two drivers bumped wheels as Verstappen finally overtook the Ferrari at the Turn 3 right-hander at the top of the hill, one lap after a failed attempt in which they ran side-by-side without touching.<br>Immediately after the grand prix Verstappen questioned “the point of being in Formula 1” if that pass was considered illegal.<br>When asked by Motorsport.com in the official post-race press ...

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Red Bull driver Verstappen caught and overtook Ferrari’s Leclerc with three laps remaining, but the two made wheel-to-wheel contact as Leclerc tried to hang on around the outside.<br>That incident is under investigation by the stewards.<br>Immediately after the grand prix, Verstappen said: “It’s hard racing, otherwise we have to stay at home.<br>“If those things are not allowed in racing ...

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Verstappen fell to eighth on the opening lap but charged through the order and caught Leclerc late on before winning a wheel-to-wheel battle to secure the victory.<br>However, his race-winning pass – which resulted in minor contact and pushed Leclerc to the run-off, denying Leclerc a first F1 win – led to a post-race investigation from the stewards.<br>Leclerc finished second on the road, with ...

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Ferrari has been searching for more performance with its 2019 challenger, and is exploring new aerodynamic solutions that involve trading some of its straightline speed performance for greater downforce.<br>Even though it must wait to bring upgrades that can achieve that, Leclerc was able to give Ferrari its third pole of the season by dominating qualifying for the Austrian GP at the Red Bull ...

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The 21-year-old was the class of the field throughout qualifying, setting two laps good enough for pole position in Q3.<br>Leclerc's took provisional pole position with a time of 1m03.208s on his first run, then set the fastest times of all in the second and third sectors to improve to a 1m03.003s.<br>Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who complained of not being strong enough on the straights, moved ...

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Leclerc was the only driver to lap below 1m04s at the Red Bull Ring as FP3 set up an enticing Ferrari vs Mercedes battle for pole position. <br>Bahrain poleman Leclerc had control of the 60-minute session throughout and enjoyed a comfortable advantage after the first runs. <br>His 1m04.275s left him almost four tenths clear of the lead Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas, who had a tiny advantage over ...

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Bottas set the pace early on using medium Pirellis thanks to a lap of 1m05.417s, with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton a tenth behind.<br>But as the field started to switch onto softs for qualifying simulation runs, the first red flag was caused by Max Verstappen crashing in the last corner.<br>Verstappen, who was still on his first set of mediums, lost the rear just before the apex and backed ...

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Leclerc, who qualified third, was heard twice asking the team to encourage Vettel - the car immediately ahead - to go faster and open a bigger gap.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>French GP: Hamilton beats Bottas to pole, Vettel seventh<br><br><br>However, he insisted that the German had not compromised his laps in any way.<br>"No, not at all," Leclerc said. "The only thing is that I think twice, I can't ...

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Leclerc has admitted that one of the key areas he needs to improve is in extracting the best from himself in the final shoot-out for grid positions, and especially to stop making the mistakes that are proving so costly in the fight for pole.<br>Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto said Ferrari was aware that it was an area of concern, which is why he wanted the team to look in detail at what can ...

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Vettel was given the punishment for not rejoining the track safely and forcing Lewis Hamilton wide on lap 48 of the race when he made a mistake and cut across the first chicane.<br>In the closing stages of the race, Vettel’s pace dropped off and that allowed Leclerc in third place to close up on the two leaders.<br>But Lecerc was not aware that there was the chance of moving up to second place ...

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Morning pacesetter Hamilton had been quickest using medium tyres during the early runs, but when he changed to softs he lost the rear of his car mid-way through the Turn 8/9 chicane.<br>The Mercedes slewed sideways and smacked the wall with its right rear wheel, leaving Hamilton limping back to the pits with a puncture.<br>That was only part of the damage, and Hamilton missed the rest of the ...

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Leclerc crashed in Q2 at the Azerbaijan GP in April and then sustained floor damage in Spanish GP Q2 that compromised his Q3 performance.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Ferrari will alter qualifying procedure after Leclerc Q1 exit<br>Hulkenberg: "Impatient" Leclerc showed his frustration<br><br><br>He subsequently went out in Q1 in Monaco due to Ferrari tactical errors, but said he has learned going ...

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It’s the longest-running partnership in F1 history, and the relationship between Shell and Scuderia Ferrari is still going strong, as demonstrated through the innovative activations happening at Shell House this week ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix.<br>Open to the public from Friday, we were invited for a sneak peek into the rest of the week’s activities. From simulator racing to Batak, from ...

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Leclerc, who had started 15th after a strategy error from Ferrari saw him eliminated in Q1 from Saturday, was on an early charge through the field and passed Romain Grosjean for 12th with an audacious move down the inside of La Rascasse before coming up on Hulkenberg.<br>He tried to overtake Hulkenberg at the same right-hander a lap later, but ran out of space, clipping the wall on the right-hand ...

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A miscalculated "cut-off time" to make it into Q2 gave Ferrari false confidence that Leclerc would not have to run again in the first part of qualifying.<br>He remained in the garage, saving a set of tyres for Q2, as rivals improved and dumped him out.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Leclerc says he questioned Ferrari Q1 strategy<br>Ferrari concedes Leclerc Q1 risk was "not worthwhile"<br><br><br>Ferrari ...

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Leclerc will start his home grand prix from 15th on the grid after being knocked out in Q1 when Ferrari failed to send him back out for a second run as rivals improved. <br>Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto arranged an unscheduled media briefing to explain a “misjudgement” with the cut-off time to make it through to Q2, and the decision not to react despite Leclerc questioning whether he ...

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All three drivers missed the call to stop for the weighbridge during qualifying, but in all three cases their teams did not work on the cars, which were quickly returned to the FIA weighbridge.<br>In Azerbaijan, Pierre Gasly had to start from the pitlane because after missing the weighbridge call, his Red Bull team changed his tyres, which counts as working on the car.<br>The FIA accepted that the ...

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Bottas had an advantage of 0.231s over Hamilton after the first runs in Q3 but was unable to improve on his second set of Pirellis softs.<br>Hamilton then put in a lap of 1m10.166s to outpace Bottas by 0.086s, with his stunning pace through the first sector crucial to his advantage.<br>Bottas held on to second place as Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was also unable to improve and stayed in third ...

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The Monegasque driver was knocked out of qualifying for his home event by a run of late improvements from rival drivers, including teammate Sebastian Vettel.<br>Leclerc was unable to respond after Ferrari elected to keep him in the pits, and it is something that he said he did not understand.<br>"I asked whether they were sure [we were in], they told me 'we think we are'," Leclerc told Sky. "I ...

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Leclerc’s Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel crashed into the barriers at Ste Devote just minutes into the third practice session on Saturday.<br>The car was too badly damaged to return to the pits, but the incident was dealt with under Virtual Safety Car conditions since there is an extraction crane at that corner.<br>During VSC periods drivers must not only slow down, but remain above a minimum ...

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Leclerc ended the session 0.053s faster than Bottas, with Lewis Hamilton a fraction behind, as circumstances conspired to prevent the rapid Red Bull of Max Verstappen from setting a more representative time. Verstappen ended the session fourth ahead of teammate Pierre Gasly.<br>Bottas set the pace in the early running with a 1m12.238s, just a few tenths up on Vettel and Leclerc, but since ...

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