Mattia Binotto says Charles Leclerc's pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix will be the first of many, but immediately turned attention to the race as Ferrari look to convert weekend-long dominance into victory for a third year on the spin in Sakhir.
Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel had traded dominance through practice, but the Monegasque turned things up in qualifying – topping all three sessions before besting his team-mate's lap record from a year ago to secure a maiden qualifying triumph.
He is Ferrari's youngest F1 polesitter, and the second youngest in F1 history, with binotto outlining the team's delight to see their young star secure early success.
"I'm very happy for Ferrari, for Charles as well, the first pole is important," he added.
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