Present in front of the press, the Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) confided that he has great ambitions for the Miami Grand Prix and hopes to maintain the momentum of Baku.
Kick-off, this weekend, of the fifth round of this 2023 season of the Formula 1 world championship. From this Friday, the drivers have an appointment on the side of the United States, for the Grand Prix of Miami at Hard Rock Stadium. For the moment, the domination of the Austrian team Red Bull is total. With a total of four victories in as many Grands Prix already contested. Two for the reigning double world champion, the Dutchman Max Verstappen, the other two for the Mexican Sergio Perez. But other pilots hope to be able to play the leading roles. This is particularly the case on the side of the Italian team Ferrari. One of its representatives, namely the Monegasque Charles Leclerc, spoke on this subject to the press on Thursday.
“Miami is a great place”
Moreover, during the last outing, either on the side of Baku, for the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan, it was he who allowed his training to win its very first podium of the season, no later than the weekend. -end last. With a final third place after having however taken pole position at the end of qualifying the previous Friday. The Monegasque therefore hopes that this outing on the Florida side will allow the Scuderia to confirm by staying on this good positive momentum. In remarks reported by the specialized website F1iCharles Leclerc declared in particular: “ Yes, I like being here. I love the USA in general, but Miami is a big place. It’s great to see so much excitement around the event. We took a step forward in Baku, and I hope we can keep this good momentum here. We know we are not at the level of Red Bull, but we know the areas where we need to improve as quickly as possible. »