Ferrari’s own breeder, Charles Leclerc, made his debut with the Maranello team, and after receiving a new contract until Christmas until the end of 2024, while deciding in the spring not to extend four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, it also became clear that he would be Scuderia’s first in the medium term. pilot number, they build everything on it.
Team boss Mattia Binotto says her 22-year-old riders are already outstanding on the track, but she has yet to grow up for the role assigned to her.
“I think Charles is a great racer, that’s not an issue. We all know that. Fantastic talent, very fast, able to fight, defend, overtake, on the field is clearly amazing. You don’t have to prove anything in that regard anymore, ”he said.
“But he’s still very young, he needs to gain experience, develop humanely and as a team leader. But if you focus on something right now, it’s exactly developing your leadership skills, being able to take the team forward, get better results, and I think you’re doing well in that area, ”he added.
In addition to Leclerc, Carlos Sainz, currently racing at McLaren, will lead from 2021 onwards.