Charles Leclerc to drive for Scuderia Ferrari in 2019

Charles Leclerc to drive for Scuderia Ferrari in 2019

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Charles Leclerc
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Scuderia Ferrari announced that in the next Formula One racing season Charles Leclerc will drive for the Team. He will drive alongside Sebastian Vettel.

The announcement came minutes after the news that Kimi Raikkonen will leave Ferrari at the end of 2018. The Finnish driver will join Sauber for the next two years.

Charles Leclerc to drive for Scuderia Ferrari in 2019

Charles Leclerc was a member of the Ferrari driver academy. In 2016 he became a development driver for Haas and Ferrari. Meanwhile, the Monegasque won the title in GP3. In 2017 he also won the Formula 2 championship. This season Leclerc made his Formula 1 debut with Sauber. In the 14 races until now he has 13 points and is 15th in the general classification.

“It has been a great pleasure to support Charles Leclerc in his rookie year in Formula One. Since his arrival, he has given the team great motivation. We have constantly improved. And we will work hard until the end of this season to achieve the best possible results together. We are aware of Charles’ talent and are confident that he will have a bright future. We will keep on following him closely and we wish him the best on his path”, said Sauber’s team principal Frederic Vasseur.

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