Broken wing in qualifying in Baku. Right front suspension destroyed in free practice in Miami. Rail crash in Miami. Mistakes, Charles Leclerc has made at the wheel of his Ferrari since the start of the Formula 1 championship. The Monegasque is not the type to hide: "I'm not afraid to talk about my mistakes, to verbalize them “, he confided in an interview with the team before the start of the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend.
The 25-year-old doesn't look for excuses but defends himself against excessive risk-taking, saying it's part of his job: "I'm a pilot, I have to go to the limit. When I look at my faults, they are not that terrible."
His only "real" fault? Miami. Convinced that “pushing the limits pays off”, Charles Leclerc also believes that “we talk a lot about mistakes and not enough about the times when we do great things”. Sunday, on a circuit where it is difficult to overtake, Charles Leclerc could have to try things if he wants to obtain a good result for the Scuderia.