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Charles Leclerc
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Charles
Leclerc
MC
MONACO
DRIVER STANDING
4th (182 points)
TEAM
Ferrari
2nd (351 points)
Ferrari
Ferrari

Charles Leclerc Biography

Charles Leclerc has long been destined for a Formula 1 career, and recent years had seen that destiny intertwined with Ferrari. Having followed his godfather Jules Bianchi into the Ferrari Driver Academy, 2019's promotion to the Scuderia begins an emotional journey for the Monaco-native, who has dedicated much of his career success to Bianchi, who lost his life as a result of injuries sustained in a crash during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix, which he drove for Marussia. With titles under his belt in GP3 and Formula 2 on his way to F1, Leclerc has been earmarked as a future champion, and he's already in the right place to make good on that it seems.

Impressive debut with Sauber

Having romped to the F2 title in 2017, a campaign that featured memorable drives in Bahrain and Baku especially, much was expected of Leclerc, even though he was joining a Sauber team that had finished bottom of the constructors' standings the year prior. Key in Leclerc's move to the Swiss outfit, however, were strengthened ties to engine supplier Ferrari, who had signed Leclerc to its academy in 2016 and handed him testing duties.

Full biography

Races

Races 2016
Period
18 - 20 Mar
01 - 03 Apr
15 - 17 Apr
29 - 01 May
13 - 15 May
27 - 29 May
10 - 12 Jun
17 - 19 Jun
01 - 03 Jul
08 - 10 Jul
22 - 24 Jul
29 - 31 Jul
26 - 28 Aug
02 - 04 Sep
16 - 18 Sep
30 - 02 Oct
07 - 09 Oct
21 - 23 Oct
28 - 30 Oct
11 - 13 Nov
25 - 27 Nov
Points: 0