Unlike many other top teams, Ferrari has the ability to work hand-in –hand with a driver for long. Be it Sebastian Vettel earlier, now that driver seems to be Charles Leclerc. The latter driver is already in his 3rd consecutive season at Ferrari and has 3 years more at his disposal, until 2024.
Leclerc initially signed a 1-year contract with Ferrari in 2019. But was gradually offered an extension till 2024 after a strong debut seasonat the Maranello outfit. Now, amid reaching the halfway point in the contract with Ferrari, Leclerc revealed that he is keen on extending his stay with the Reds beyond the 2024 season.
Charles Leclerc reveals his optimism with Ferrari
According to Motorsport, the 23-year-old opened up that he is ready to renew his contract “already“, despite having over 3 years left in hand to the expiration.
“I have an agreement with Ferrari by the end of 2024. But I can say that I want to renew it already,” Charles Leclerc said. (Translated from Turkish using Google Translate)
Ferrari suffered a massive downfall over the 2020 season and ended up fighting amongst the mid-field pack amid the dreams of winning the title.
The Monegasque revealed that the future is looking bright at Ferrari and is eager to contribute his fair share of effort into the team’s potential success.
“I want to stay here for many more years and contribute to the success of the team,” Charles Leclerc added. “I have full faith in Ferrari and all these people working for it.”
Havig said that, these are all positive signs for Ferrari amid their desperate measures at getting back to the top of the timesheet.