At Monza Eni Circuit, Italy, people have witnessed a hilarious race as Charles Leclerc wins his second race with his consistent and amazing performance. Following the footsteps of Alberto Ascari, John Surtees, Michael Schumacher, and Fernando Alonso, Leclerc has become the 11th Ferrari driver and also the youngest one to win the Italian Grand Prix.
It is impossible to deny the fact that wearing red in the Monza brings a lot of pressure. This 2019 race was very much important to as Ferrari have not won at home since 2010 after Fernando Alonso.
According to Leclerc, the race was something beyond his imagination, and we agree too. For the first two-thirds of the race the British driver Lewis Hamilton put in every single effort to pass Leclerc. On lap 36, Leclerc got locked up at the chicane and cut the corner. This cost him a lot of time.
However, Leclerc gathered courage and moved defensively to Roggia.
In the end, Hamilton’s tires gone and he got locked up. As a consequence, Hamilton secured only third position next to Bottas who became the second runner up in the race.
Leclerc’s hard work, courage and Ferrari’s latest installment of power unit especially for Monza indeed helped in winning the victory home.
After the race, the 21-year-old racer, during the interaction with media said, “what a race, I have never been so tired”. He also accepted with mistakes, and said, ” I made a few mistakes, but fortunately none of them made me lose position today.
However, the 21-year-old Leclerc has definitely become the Italian hero for the Scuderia Ferrari as he broke the 9 years losing chain. But somehow Leclerc got the chance because Sabastian Vettel spins out at Monza.