Charles Leclerc has stated that the milestone of 100 F1 races has come fairly rapidly for him. The Ferrari driver is ready for his one centesimal F1 weekend on the Mexican GP this weekend,
On the drivers’ press convention on Thursday, Leclerc stated that the races have passed by too rapidly, and he hasn’t had the time to mirror a lot on his profession. Leclerc talked about how making his debut in F1 was a dream come true, and so was getting chosen to drive for Ferrari and successful a race with the staff.
Reflecting on his brief F1 profession that started in 2018 with Alfa Romeo on the Australian GP, Leclerc stated:
“Properly, it glided by very, in a short time. Yeah, it is clearly a particular milestone, and I hope we will obtain a particular consequence for that. I bear in mind like yesterday once I first arrived in F1, in Australia with Alfa Romeo. And it was a really particular second, a dream come true.”
“After which clearly, already from the second 12 months, I used to be fortunate sufficient to be chosen as a Ferrari driver. And once more, that was one other dream come true. I nonetheless have many desires, which clearly one in every of them is to turn into a World Champion, and I hope this may turn into actuality as quickly as attainable. We’re all working in direction of that objective. However yeah, I am simply having fun with it. And I am actually, actually fortunate to be in that place.”
When requested if he has any particular plans in retailer for his one centesimal race, Leclerc stated that Purple Bull would be the staff to beat on Sunday. He stated:
“Troublesome to know for now. I nonetheless consider that Purple Bull would be the staff to beat on Sunday. They all the time appear to search out one thing from the Saturday to the Sunday that we did not fairly discover it but. However we’re getting there. I do not know whether or not this monitor will likely be higher or worse. However anyway, I consider will probably be shut on Sunday.”
Leclerc (267) trails champion Max Verstappen (391) with simply three races to go this season.
Charles Leclerc trying to beat Sergio Perez to P2
Charles Leclerc is embroiled in a detailed battle with Sergio Perez for P2 within the championship.
The Ferrari driver leads Perez by simply two factors. Whereas he is out of championship reckoning, Leclerc reckons a P2 end can be higher than P3, saying:
“Properly, clearly, after all, we’re. I imply with Ferrari, we’re working to win the World Championship, however now we all know successful the World Championship shouldn’t be attainable any extra, we’ll attempt to use these final three races with a view to be a greater staff for subsequent 12 months, to problem for the World Championship once more. Having stated that, second is best than third, and we’ll give every thing to beat Checo.”
The Mexican GP will likely be Sergio Perez’s house race, and will probably be attention-grabbing to see if Leclerc might beat the native man.