News Details

Alesi always expected Leclerc to be number 2

Charles Leclerc is a man with huge amounts of talent as he prepares to enter his first season as a Ferrari driver, but former F1 driver Jean Alesi believes it was expected that Leclerc would have to play second fiddle behind Sebastian Vettel. Leclerc has made the big step up to the Scuderia from Sauber who replaced the driver from Monaco with former Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen. The Monegasque only made his F1 debut in 2018 but impressed last season to earn himself the promotion. Vettel was confirmed as Ferrari’s number one heading into the season and Alesi was by no means surprised Binotto’s admission. Speaking to Radio Sportiva Alesi said: “I have no doubt that Vettel...
Full Story »
1y ago from GPBlog.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Alesi: Leclerc to play 'second violin' to Vettel at...

Former Formula 1 driver Jean Alesi has claimed that he was not surprised...
1y ago from GPFans.com

Leclerc always expected to be number two driver at...

Charles Leclerc has revealed that he expected to be the number two driver...
1y ago from GPBlog.com

Leclerc: No issues with 'logical' n°2 status at...

Charles Leclerc believes Ferrari's decision to give preference to...
1y ago from F1i.com

Ferrari play catch up; Gasly crashes again

Ferrari changed their schedule for Day Seven, putting Charles Leclerc in...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

LCR MotoGP team member tests positive for COVID-19

A member of Honda working for the LCR MotoGP team has tested positive for...
4h ago from AutoSport.com

Maverick Vinales 'bike fantastic', Valentino Rossi...

Maverick Vinales carried the confidence and momentum from his first...
3h ago from Crash.net

'Strange' Catalan MotoGP Friday can’t be read too...

Andrea Dovizioso says the "strange" Friday practices for the...
5h ago from AutoSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Hinchcliffe confirmed as Veach’s replacement for...

James Hinchcliffe has been confirmed as the replacement for Zach Veach for...

Hinchcliffe fills in at Andretti Autosport for rest of...

James Hinchcliffe will join Andretti Autosport for the final three races...
6h ago from AutoSport.com

Veach leaves Andretti Autosport with immediate effect

Andretti Autosport has announced it has parted ways with Zach Veach with...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Mäkinen Describes Tänak's Tactic as...

Toyota Gazoo Racing team principal Tommi Mäkinen is not happy over the...

Mäkinen to Step Down as Toyota Team Principal at End...

Tommi Mäkinen will step away from his role as the team manager at Toyota...

Agreement reached for rallying to continue in Wales...

An agreement has been reached between Motorsport UK and Natural Resources...

Tidemand takes WRC2 lead with victory in Turkey

Pontus Tidemand won Rally Turkey last weekend and as a result sees him...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal could still add two midfielders as Aouar...

While there's been plenty of talk about Arsenal looking to make more...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal bid £32m Aouar after learning price tag with...

Lyon have received a £32m bid from Arsenal for Houssem Aouar as they...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Video: Ex-Arsenal star believes Gunners should sign...

Crossing the north London divide isn't something new, but it's fair to say...
5h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Houssem Aouar ‘agrees to join Arsenal’ as Mikel...

Houssem Aouar has agreed to join Arsenal from Lyon, with Mikel Arteta...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.