Up close with Charles Leclerc

Winning F2 title
Winning F2 title

How big is your family?
It’s too big! My mom has six sisters and one brother. I have too many cousins…! My father had also two brothers and two sisters. We’re a very big family!

French fries or chocolate cake?
Chocolate cake.

If you were an animal, what would it be?
A lion.

What’s your favorite pastime?
Apart from racing, any kind of sport, but I will probably pick tennis.

What’s the last book you read?
I’m currently reading the book that was written by Pablo Escobar’s son which is great.

Charles Leclerc
Charles Leclerc

If you could be any film character, who would it be?
Harry Potter [laughs]!

Can you tell us one thing nobody knows about you?
I’m very bad at running.

Favorite person to follow on social media?
WTF1. They are very funny.

What’s the best thing about racing?
The competition probably.

What’s your favorite moment of a race?
The start.

Your biggest rival this season?
Oliver [Rowland].

Your favorite person in your team?
That’s so hard! My car… I can’t choose just one person!

Do you prefer to have a teammate who is faster or slower than you?
Faster because I can learn more things,

Define yourself as a driver in three words.
Hard worker and intelligent.

What is your non-racing dream?
It’s hard! I’ve only dreamt of only one thing: being an F1 world champion… Apart from that… Maybe being the Prince of Monaco [laughs]!

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