Is Charles Leclerc in the sights of the Mercedes team? Toto Wolff does not say no!
In Baku this weekend, Charles Leclerc made two revelations: “ For now, I’m fully focused on the project I’m in today, which is Ferrari, and I’m confident for the future. ». Et: « No, there is no conversation with the Mercedes team. These days, the rumor of a resounding transfer is indeed swelling about the Monegasque linked to Scuderia Rossa until 2024.
Officially, the team led by Toto Wolff is seeking to extend its star driver, Lewis Hamilton, who is struggling to master the W14. “ We are 100% committed to putting pen tip to paper with Lewis “, assures the boss of the Brackley stable. But on a more distant horizon, nothing seems excluded for the top Austrian leader.
« Charles is a great guy and, for the long term future, someone to always have on your radar. It’s clear. But not for the short and medium term “says Toto Wolff on the sidelines of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. And to deny ongoing discussions with the person concerned: “ The only time I spoke with him was when we were looking for where the gate was in Melbourne, when boarding the plane. »